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The Emmet Hotel


The Emmet Hotel is situated in a very picturesque Georgian square in the bustling town of Clonakilty. The central location, just off Clonakilty’s main street makes this the ideal base for, sightseeing , holidaying, business, and for sampling Clon’s well known musical nightlife. The Emmet is renowned for its personal and friendly service with both residents and local clientele alike.

Equally, its food has an enviable reputation using the best of local produce, specializing in fresh fish and well hung steaks. Hidden to the side of the Emmet is its secret garden, a sun trap in the summer months, the ideal spot for a summer or winter BBQ. It is always a welcome haven with its heated sunroom area. Relax with a coffee or glass of wine while the kids play inside or outside with the hotel’s toys.

“The Club House”

Our newly exotically renovated late night venue has been compared to the best in Dublin & London. It is available for corporate, private & charity events. It is open on Saturday & Sundays & Thursdays (July & August) You have to visit while in Clonakilty!

Closed Christmas Day

Food served 8am to 10pm every day


We stayed in Clonakilty for 4 nights and loved it. So much to do. Beautiful beaches. Lovely pubs and such friendly people! Can't wait to come back!

Denise Lemmon Brown

A charming, yet cosmopolitan little gem, set in a stunningly beautiful part of the Emerals Isle. Great food, friendly people with immense sense of civic responsibility. Do not miss the music scene.

Jim Shine

I love Clonakility! Whenever we visit the Cork area we can't resit a stop off! Great Cafes & Restaurants. Very Pretty Town, bustling with life and Activity!!!!

Mary Sheridan Galway

A great town vibrant and pretty. Always plenty to do. Always clean and with the most friendly people. A must visit for both visitors to Ireland and native Irish. Great pubs, cafes and restaurants.

Michael McKenna

The most vibrant small town in Ireland. Always something happening. Great food, great atmosphere, lovely people.

Alison Wickham

We found Clonakilty to be one of if not the friendliest place we've ever visited. The people of "Clon " treated us like we had lived there our whole lives.They welcomed us into their lives like we were family.

Mitch Eveleth Iowa, USA

Great town ."The people are Splendid" to use a quote of the towns most Famous famous residence Michael Collins. The food and choice of food is excellent, the layout of the town with it meanderingĀ streets creates an intimacy with this place.

Michael McManus

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