Located 20 minutes from Cork City, Castlemartyr Resort is home to one of Ireland’s most spectacular hotels, as it boasts a five-star rating and sits on 220 acres of manicured landscape, with meandering streams, parkland and a tranquil lake. The property’s 18th-century manor house lies adjacent to the impressive ruins of an 800 year old castle.
Each of the hotel’s 109 bedrooms and suites is individually appointed with the finest interior design and comfort in mind.
When not relaxing in their rooms, guests can devote some time to health and well-being at the Spa and Health Club. The elegant, peaceful surroundings are perfect for indulging in a day of spa treatments, going for a swim in the pool, or taking a fitness class overlooking the formal gardens. Golf enthusiasts will also be thrilled to find an 18-hole, par 72 in-land links course on the estate and several other world-class courses in the area.
After a day of golf or sightseeing in Cork, guests can treat themselves to one of Castlemartyr Resort’s fantastic dining options. The Bell Tower Restaurant, which holds an AA Rosette, is relaxed and elegant with the very best of modern Irish cuisine and a carefully chosen wine list. The Knights Bar, has an all-day dining menu that features a wide range of delectable dishes, a thoughtful cocktail list and an abundance of local tipples to savour. For more casual dining, Franchini's Italian restaurant & The Pod (Golf Clubhouse) offer comprehensive menus to suit all palates. Additionally, Castlemartyr Resort offers private dining options and serves as a superb venue for special events, including weddings, corporate meetings and group celebrations.
At Castlemartyr Resort, guests will find an array of things to do, including country walks, croquet, cycling, archery, fly-fishing and falconry. The surrounding area also provides horse riding, off-road driving, sailing, kayaking and boating.