Emmet Hotel- Luxury hotel since 1985


We offer you the best Clonakilty Boutique Hotel with history, style and character.

The Emmet is a fantastic boutique hotel in the heart of Clonakilty on Emmet Square, famous for its Michael Collins history and new Museum. We offer great value for long stay holidays or shorter breaks and our location in the centre of Clonakilty makes us a great mid-week destination. We’re family friendly and our large family rooms will provide you with the perfect base for your holiday. We pride ourselves on choosing the best of our West Cork and Irish produce to create rich and varied breakfast, lunch and dinner menus for you to choose from. We know that Cloankilty, West Cork and this part of the magnificent Wild Atlantic Way will have something special that you will always remember. So choose The Emmet for your holiday, for your break, or for your stay. We are dedicated to ensuring that all our guests enjoy their stay with us and that you make the most out of your time in our part of Ireland. Cead mile failte!

There is free WiFi throughout the hotel for all our guests and there is free parking on Emmet Square.

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Beds In Clonakilty

At The Emmet Hotel Clonakilty, each of our guest rooms is specially designed for comfort and relaxation. Every room has it’s own Lavazza Coffee machine so that you can wake to the finest Italian coffee in the morning. You may also wish to avail of our Room Service for your evening meal. Please follow the link to see more of our Double, Twin and Family rooms.

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Our menus offer you the best of local and seasonal produce from West Cork and Ireland. We pride ourselves on producing great food throughout the day so that our guests get to savour the best from West Cork's gourmet tradition. Our breakfast service is from 7AM to 11AM. All our other menu’s are served from Noon until 10PM daily. Click here for all our menus.

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Special Offers

At The Emmet, Clonakilty, we sometimes have Special Offers depending on the time of the year. Why not have a look and see if there is something that suits your plans and if not, sign up to our newsletter and we’ll keep you informed. Why not follow us on Facebook or Twitter to see what events and festivals are on in West Cork and Clonakilty.

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Whether it is a Post Wedding Party, a Birthday Celebration or those very special Communion and Confirmation Days, you can trust the Emmet to provide you with great menus and settings for that big day. We’ve years of experience in hosting the best parties and the most memorable after parties and barbecues. Have a look here for some of our offerings.

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Here at The Emmet we're proud to be at the heart of Clonakilty. Named as the UK and Ireland’s Best Town in 2016, Clonakilty is a very special place. Whether it’s live music in Debarra's Folk Club, a trip with the family on the Clonakilty Road Train, or a weekend of music at Clonakilty International Guitar Festival, we’ve got a lot happening here. Just click and see.

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Wild Atlantic Way

At The Emmet you'll find the perfect place to explore the Wild Atlantic Way in West Cork. We have the best beaches for swmimming and surfing and stunning for walking too. You can take to the Ocean for whalewatching, night kayaking, deep sea fishing or island hopping. There are farms to visit, adventure centres for all the family and much much more.....

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The Front Bar

The Front Bar is famous in Clonakilty for live music, great food and roaring fires when Winter has rolled up the year again. You'll find the best Craft Beers from Cork and beyond. Our wine list is extensive with the added bonus that we can, due to the miracles of technology, serve thirty different and uniquely special wines by the glass. For traditionalists, there are two great porters of Ireland, Guinness and Murphy's, and we've a great selection of Whiskey's with even the odd Scotch to be found on our shelves. We serve food in the Bar all day long so whatever your schedule or whereever the day may take you, you'll be able to order from all our menu's between 12 Noon and 10 PM every day. We think this is best for our guests who might not know what time they'll be finished out on the high seas or on the local golf course. Brunch is served Saturday's and Sunday's from 11AM to 4PM. You might enjoy a Tapas Board and one of our special Gins, Hendricks for example, on a Summer's evening or the special treat of a traditional Sunday Roast, just like Granny used to make. Whatever your taste, we've a lot going on in our Front Bar.

The Library

The Library is just beside our Reception Area and is a very popular venue for Afternoon Teas, for Coffee mornings or for a leisurely and quiet read from one of our books. It's a great place for our guests to have coffee or tea in the morning and use our free wi-fi to attend to any matters of leisure or business online in relative peace and quiet. Many use it to plan the day ahead, to check maps and plot routes before they adventure out onto the Wild Atlantic Way and into the beautiful wonders of West Cork.

The Garden Restaurant

The Garden Restaurant is a beautiful dining room that looks out onto our inner Garden. Here our guests can enjoy Breakfast before the day truly begins. When the weather permits, it is a safe and secure place for our guest's children to run around and and play. In the Spring and Summer evenings, it is a great place to eat or enjoy some drinks and is a popular venue for Barbecue Parties and After Wedding events. For those with bicycles or motorbikes, it offers a safe storage place for your bikes with an off-street entrance.