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"I can't fault anything about this stay. We traveled for a wedding and the staff and food and facilities and function centre- everything was 100% perfe ... " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 20 Aug 2015

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Fota awaits you at Fota Island Hotel & Spa. You'll be 3.3 km (2 mi) from Fota Wildlife Park and 3.7 km (2.3 mi) from Fota House Arboretum and Gardens. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include a full-service spa, a golf course, and a restaurant.

All 131 soundproofed rooms feature flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, in-room childcare, and espresso makers. Refrigerators and round-the-clock room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Nice touches to enhance your stay include rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, and slippers. Additionally, ceiling fans, safes, and hair dryers are available.

A relaxing visit to Fota Island Spa can include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and aromatherapy along with access to the mud bath and sauna. The restaurant, Fota Restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Spike Bar is the hotel's own bar, serving drinks along with light fare. Enjoy the indoor swimming pool, fitness center, Turkish bath/hammam, and sauna. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a kids' swimming pool, and a snack bar/deli. Buffet breakfast is available on weekdays between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM and on weekends between 7:30 AM and 11:00 AM. There's also the convenience of a free area shuttle.

Sights within a 20-minute drive of this 5-star Fota hotel include Titanic Experience Cobh and Jameson Experience.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Fota Island Hotel & Spa ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Fota Island Hotel & Spa

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5 out of 5

Amazing place with fabulous staff

I can't fault anything about this stay. We traveled for a wedding and the staff and food and facilities and function centre- everything was 100% perfect. Thanks Fota for a great weekend.

Posted by , from melbourne australia on 20 Aug. 2015

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About the Fota Island Hotel & Spa

Location Fota Island, Fota, Cork

Property Features

Fota Island Hotel & Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, a golf course, and an indoor pool. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. There are 6 meeting rooms available. A children's pool, a fitness center, and a sauna are also featured at the luxury Fota Island Hotel & Spa. This 5-star Fota hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 131 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Cork Airport (ORK) (21.5 km / 13.4 mi)
  • Train station: Glounthaune Station (7.6 km / 4.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle

Room Amenities

Fota Island Hotel & Spa offers 131 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and espresso makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM.

Fota Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Spike Bar - This bar serves light fare only.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 18
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 16.50 for adults and EUR 6.50 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Fota Hotel
  • Fota Island
  • Fota Island Hotel
  • Hotel Fota
  • Hotel Fota Island
  • Fota Island Hotel Spa
  • Fota Island Hotel & Spa Fota
  • Fota Island Hotel & Spa Hotel
  • Fota Island Hotel & Spa Hotel Fota

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 5 stars.

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