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Maritime Hotel

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by Sarah on Oct 1 2019 15:39

Cannot recommend this hotel enough. Although we only had a very short break, we have already booked it for a longer weekend because it was just so nice.

by David on Aug 3 2018 11:34

Excellent experience Would highly recommend this hotel

by Sam on Jan 23 2018 11:40

Lovely hotel overlooking Bantry Bay and in comfortable walking distance to all of Bantry's amenities. Fabulous room and gorgeous breakfast. We also enjoyed use of the leisure centre and pool with heated steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi. Will be back!

by Janetw on Apr 26 2017 18:47

Great hotel. Lovely room, views & location. All staff were friendly and helpful - service with a smile down to a fine art. Restaurant food was excellent with lots of choice for non meat eaters. We were delighted we'd booked an option including meals. Have already recommended to family & friends and look forward to going back again sometime soon.

by Paddy Maddock on Mar 19 2017 16:16

Great Stay Staff were so friendly and helpful + food in the Restaurant was Top Class Paddy Maddock

by RMC on Mar 8 2017 16:57

We have always enjoyed staying at the Maritime. This time was no different. Lovely, friendly staff, very comfortable room, excellent bar and bar food, very good breakfast. Safe underground car park and very convenient to the town.

by pat lynskey on Mar 5 2017 00:08

I recently stayed in the Maritime hotel with my dad.The room we got was an upgrade and overlooking the sea.The hotel receptionist Ailish was so professional from start to finish.She was so polite and couldn't do enough for my dad.Anna in the breakfast room was lovely and was running the show .The food was fabulous and the set dinner on the package was gorguous .The deal was fantastic value for money .Also thanks to Mike the duty manager.Enjoy,Pat

by Emily on Feb 20 2017 10:46

Hotel was great, staff very friendly, particularly Aileen in the restaurant. The restaurant was able to accommodate our late arrival on Friday night. Breakfast was fantastic, loads of selection. Our room was nice and quiet, bed was very comfy. Our only minor complaint was that the room did not overlook the water. Would definitely recommend to others.

by Fiona on Feb 15 2017 18:27

Great Hotel, Lovely room, great location and excellent staff.

by RMC on Nov 4 2016 14:20

Lovely hotel, very good room, excellent friendly staff, bar food very good and reasonable, 1st class breakfast, hotel location perfect, underground car park. Did not use the Leisure Centre. Not our 1st and will not be our last stay at this hotel. Alice & Robert

by Katy on Oct 31 2016 15:42

Lovely Hotel. Staff friendly and the food was excellent. I would come and stay again

by Gerry Donnelly on Oct 23 2016 20:16

We had an excellent visit to the Maritime Hotel. The room was spotless and spacious, overlooking Bantry Bay. We had dinner and it was superb. The service and friendliness of the staff was faultless. I don't often write reviews but I felt it was so necessary to comment on our experience. We will definitely be back. Gerry and Betty

by Jennifer Jago on Oct 18 2016 11:12

Excellent hotel, very clean and staff very helpful

by Martina McCarthy on Jun 9 2016 17:32

Absolutely perfect hotel . the nicest friendliest staff I ever met. food great room lovely

by donal on Jun 7 2016 00:13

outstanding hotel staff very helpful .Breakfast very good.

by emmanuel keating on Feb 17 2016 12:59

We enjoyed our 1 night break

by Lisa Carberry on Feb 9 2016 10:47

Had such a lovely time highly recommend this hotel Staff were so friendly and made sure we had a lovely stay

by Janet/ Cork on Jan 26 2016 13:53

Stayed here with my husband recently. Requested Sea View and birthday celebration. Staff could not be nicer from reception and dining room. They upgraded our room and left birthday card and strawberries in our room. We really had a lovely break and will definitely be returning. The food and service was excellent.

by Roisin on Dec 16 2015 22:26

Good room, good food, good value. Will stay again.

by Mag Curtin Mullane on Oct 13 2015 14:13


by Liam and Rosena Sheridan on Apr 21 2014 22:56

We really enjoyed our 2 night break in the Maritime. The staff were excellent, as was the food, the view and the facilities. Excellent value and would highly recommend a stay there.

by Marty on Apr 2 2014 19:01

We enjoyed an excellent stay at the Maritime recently and it was very good value. Staff were very friendly, food was excellent, and rooms were lovely. Would highly recommend.

by Bernadette O Regan Byne on Apr 2 2014 18:46

lOVELY ROOM, WITH GREAT VIEW. eXCELLENT FOOD FOR LUNCH AND DINNER, COOKED BREAKFAST NEEDS IMPROVING. Staff except reception, were very good. Some maintenance and cleanliness issues. There was a birthday card for my husband in the room, this is a lovely touch. Overall I would return. Good 3 star

by Pat Kelly on Mar 25 2014 21:53

We really enjoyed our stay at the Maritime. The staff are so friendly can could not do enough for you. The food was excellent as were the facilities. We would go back in the morning if we could. If you are staying book your dinner early as the restaurant can get booked out.

by Daragh on Mar 25 2014 11:17

Great hotel, very clean and modern, friendly staff and great location.

by denis/ siobhan mccarthy on Mar 19 2014 11:52

Excellent hotel... staff were so friendly and helpful. Christine on reception was so helpful and so happy with her welcome we felt great from arrival to departure. Bar staff welcoming and friendly and very quick service. Dinner in the dining room was 5* and excellent service. this hotel is worthy of 5 stars from start to finish. Will definitely return again and again. Lovely stay was sad to leave. Denis & Siobhan McCarthy (Killarney)

by gregory peck on Jan 28 2014 16:49

friendly staff, smashing food, pool area needs attention, well worn steam room and dressing rooms

by F & C Cork on Jan 28 2014 13:45

We stayed for a second time at the Maritime in Bantry and our second visit was as good as the first. The food and service were great and the staff were very helpful. F & C Cork

by Sol. on Jan 23 2014 18:19

It was my first time visiting the Maritime and we will definitely be back, Staff were wonderful, Room was fabulous and the food and facilities were top class. Had a wonderful trip and all and all Bantry was spectacular.

by john on Jan 20 2014 23:43

Fantastic hotel. Beautiful spacious rooms. Great leisure facilities. Fabulous food. Can't fault this hotel. We will definitely return.

by reviewer64145936 on Jan 16 2014 22:19

Excellent service, good food and a warm welcome. Great location with great seafront.

by reviewer31556264 on Jan 7 2014 20:44

Stayed in the Maritime Hotel in Bantry for my wedding anniversary and must say it was beautiful. The staff were so friendly and couldn't do enough for us. They even left a card in our room congratulating us on our anniversary, a very nice touch. The room was beautifully decorated, very comfortable with plenty of space and had every convenience we could need. We had a lovely meal in the Restaurant and a few welcome drinks in the bar. Overall I would highly recommend this hotel for either a romantic getaway or with kids as the pool is fabulous. It is also so convenient to the town of Bantry where you can take a little wander around the cafe's and shops or go to the pictures if you so wish. Unfortunately we had to leave early as one of our children got sick but we will definitely be returning to enjoy the delights of Bantry again soon. Thanks Maritime for a lovely stay, Catherine & Martin

by Ed on Dec 17 2013 13:33

Fabulous food, nice pool/spa - room was a bit of a trek to get to - down a long corridor and up multiple lifts but apart from that a great value for money experience

by VO'Leary on Nov 19 2013 16:29

November 2013 We had a fabulous stay, the room, service, food and facilities were perfect. We would definitely return for another weekend. VOLeary (Cork)

by Finbarr on Nov 12 2013 17:22

We stayed at the Maritime Hotel on 9th November and we had a very pleasant experience. The room was very comfortable and clean. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the entertainment in the bar great. The meal was very enjoyable and great flavour. This was a very enjoyable visit and great value F & C Harrington Cork

by JOHN MCGUIRE on Nov 5 2013 18:55

Really enjoyed Our stay at the Maritime. Room was great and staff friendly and helpful. Will recommend as a place to stay in Bantry.

by Chris & Cordi on Nov 3 2013 20:39

Excellent! Very good breakfast, nice room, and we also enjoyed Swimming-pool, whirlpool and Sauna.

by Mary Seery on Oct 31 2013 11:48

We had a wonderful couple of days in the hotel. Staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. Food very good in restaurant. Local scenery is amazing.

by Emma on Oct 28 2013 08:55

We stayed for one night and we had a lovely time. Dinner which was included was fantastic. Our room was spotless and beautifully decorated, as was the bathroom. Every member of staff that we met was friendly and approachable. We would not hesitate to go back and stay again.

by Celia o mahony on Oct 15 2013 14:13

Had a fantastic time here staff very friendly food excellent cant wait to go back

by suzanne o connor on Oct 15 2013 13:57

we really enjoyed our stay in the hotel, staff were very friendly, helpful. The hotel itself is lovely, the rooms are fab.... we had dinner in the restaurant, which was beautiful, we had a lovely young waitress, I cant remember her name, began with A? , she was so friendly and chatty - not formal at all like some restaurants, we took a stroll up the town afterwards, to walk off the dinner lol, but came back to the hotel for the evening, could not find a single fault with this hotel, we will definitely be returning here again soon,

by j regan on Oct 8 2013 10:57

we had a lovely time when we stayed it is a beautiful hotel could not fault one thing about it , it was spotless, the views were lovely . we had meals both nights and the food was really good . all the staff were very friendly and helpful . will be back to stay again . J . Regan

by eileen limerick on Oct 8 2013 09:47

Had a great stay at the Maritime Hotel last month, great food in the bar, more so than the dining room, breakfast average, but great rooms and great staff, would definitely stay at this hotel again and looking forward to our next visit!!!!!

by martina mccarthy on Sep 26 2013 11:56

brilliant hotel absolute luxury

by Mary on Sep 11 2013 08:43

This is a fabolous hotel, the staff are all amazing and so attentive. The room was beautiful big with a lovely bathroom. The bar area is very nice and with a lovely view of Bantry bay. The food was also really fabolous I cant write enough about this hotel.

by kenny on Sep 4 2013 13:00

Enjoyed our stay at the Maritime Hotel,,Friendly Staff,Nice Room.We didn't Eat in the restaurant on the night of our arrival.,But we were very disappointed when we went for the included Breakfast on our package the restaurant was fully seated so we stayed in the lobby for a table for two but to no avail.,there was about ten people awaiting seat's for breakfast.we finally got enough of waiting and collected our bags and checked out.,they really have to improve on ta seating for breakfast.Overall very disappointed.

by anne thornton on Sep 3 2013 22:05

Really pleased with our stay in the Maritime. Staff were lovely, we has a great room with a view overlooking Bantry Bay. We paid a small supplement to order from the a la carte menu and had a very enjoyable dinner. All in all it was great value for money and would highly recommend it. Anne Thornton

by Ger on Aug 19 2013 21:55

Lovely hotel with fantastic staff great location.The manager gave us great tips and local knowledge on the best island to visit.We loved our stay at the Maritime.

by Kevin Barry on Aug 14 2013 18:27

Kevin Barry My wife and I stayed at the Maritime on August 11th, 2013 and had a great time. The room was spacious and clean with a lovely sea view. The staff were friendly and courteous and the food was delicious. We enjoyed a delicious evening meal (after a refreshing swim in the hotel pool) and buffet breakfast the following morning with the extra specials on offer. Would recommend this hotel to a friend!

by Tc on Aug 10 2013 12:44

First impressions of the hotel weren't very good from the outside. It could do with being re-painted. But apart from that we didn't find any faults. Service was good. Friendly helpful staff. The bedroom was a good size, nice decor, good sized bathroom, lovely shower. Breakfast was also very good. Nice swimmimg pool and kiddies pool. And the aromatherapy massage was really good.
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Hotel Details

Featuring over 100 designer rooms, some with sea views and balconies, and others overlooking mature woods this luxury accommodation is situated very conveniently for the famous bay of the region. You can enjoy a pampering, relaxing holiday or host an elegant event. The facilities offered by the Club Maritime leisure centre are chic by any standard. Club Maritime features a large swimming pool and a children's pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and gymnasium.

Check In From - 3:00 pm : Check Out Up To - 12:00 pm

Cancellation Description : Once you cancel your booking up to 48 hours prior to arrival you will not incur a cancellation fee from the hotel. Cancellations that are made within 48 hours prior to arrival and no shows at the hotel will be charged the 1st night of the stay to your card. Please note that your booking deposit is non refundable.

Travel Description : Superbly located on the waters edge in Bantry town.

Area Description : Bantry sits at the head of Bantry Bay on the main N71 road between Cork and Kenmare and Killarney. The area is steeped in history and fantastic scenery from Sherkin Island across Roaring Water Bay, to the famous landmark of Mizen Head around Dunmanus Bay and across the peninsula. This now proudly shows off The Sheep's Head Way, one of the best walks in Ireland, to Bantry Bay. .18th century Bantry House and Gardens are a major tourist attraction, bringing visitors from far and wide. This is considered one of the great houses of Ireland and in the courtyard is the French Armada Exhibition Centre. Bantry is ideal for touring the region, exploring the beautiful bays and beaches, spectacular hills and welcoming, cosy hostelries.

Hotel Location
Hotel Facilities

Hotel Bar

  • Bar food menu
  • Weekend Entertainment

Hotel Children Facilities

  • Kids activities at weekends & school holidays
  • Kids activities during high season
  • Movie time
  • Swimming lessons (by appointment)
  • Cot available on request

Hotel Restaurant

  • Lunch served
  • Dinner served
  • Vegetarian options

Things To Do In The Area

  • Cycling
  • Local sightseeing
  • Visit local heritage sites
  • Guided tours
  • Museums
  • Quad biking
  • Sea fishing
  • Live music venues
  • Golfing
  • Boat trips
  • Hill walking
  • Walking trails
  • River fishing
  • Concert venues
  • Horse riding
  • Shopping
  • Historical trails
  • Cinema

Hotel Venue Entertainment

  • Music venue for concerts
  • Wedding fair
  • Christmas parties
  • Banqueting rooms available

Hotel Guest Services

  • Internet access
  • Complimentary WIFI access available
  • Breakfast served to your room
  • Wifi access in public areas
  • Free car parking
  • Laundry facility

Hotel Meeting Rooms

  • Projector / screen available
  • Internet access
  • Natural daylight
  • Dedicated organiser
  • Black out facilities
  • Refreshments available
  • Stationery

Hotel Leisure Club

  • Pampering packages
  • Sauna
  • Gymnasium
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Towels available
  • Baby changing area
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Spa treatments
  • Children's pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam room