West Cork Hotel
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews West Cork Hotel Skibbereen
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... because I find once I start shopping I can’t stop. That’s why my pantry is generally so full.
So our ‘Titanic’ walking tour was interesting – except that I think we may have actually been on the wrong tour as the guide spent a lot more time discussing the sinking of the RMS Lusitania and general facts about Cobh. Still interesting but not really what we signed up for. Also, we didn’t finish in the ...
... in that direction. Chris has grown tired and so we switch drivers. As we drive, we look for the nondescript brown historic marker signs, and we find Uragh Stone Circle. Elizabeth turns down the road, a small and narrow one lane path with grass growing in the center. We have no idea how far this stone circle is, but the drive is beautiful. We drive past two lakes, reeds and lily pads circle the perimeter. Birds perch on the trees beside the water; their branches hanging low ...
Once again the boys sleep in. The busy week last week really wore them out. We spend another day getting caught up on the house. Elizabeth did too much laundry yesterday because the clothes are still not dry, which means she can't do more laundry until there's space on the drying racks. She looks through all the brochures the family graciously left us and compare them with google maps to see how far everything is so she can plan what the boys and her will do ...
... the live traditional music. We were relieved to find a long bench to rest on, some good, cold beer, wonderful music, and oddly, a crowd of people mostly 30 and older. It was a calm sophisticated crowd there to celebrate but not to be stupid. We got to get to know our new friends a bit better and also struck up some good conversations with a local man there on vacation with his wife and a nice couple from Germany! We could not have come up with a better way to spend the ...
... Turns out most come here to improve their spoken English. English is the language of business and to get a good job most anywhere, you have to know English. Most of the HelpXers here have been here several months. They get hired after a while if they work out. Everyone is nice but trying to figure out the flow of things was confusing because everyone is busy. We finally have things worked out but are looking forward to moving on. We worked a ...