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Nestled in tranquil surroundings overlooking the River Ilen, The West Cork Hotel is a historic wedding venue situated in Skibbereen, Co. Cork. Couples seeking a scenic and sophisticated setting for their wedding reception and civil ceremony will delight in this traditional hotel's offerings. Industrial-chic elements such as the original railway bridge and Daly's Storehouse blend with the hotel's classically elegant interiors and structure. The experienced event team looks forward to welcoming you and your loved ones for a memorable and meaningful celebration.

Facilities and Capacity

There are a number event spaces at The West Cork Hotel that will appeal to all couples, regardless of their tastes and theme. The Daly's Storehouse has a warehouse feel, with lofty ceilings, minimal decor, and iron ceiling beams. Here, civil ceremonies are held in style, with altar florals and pristine white chairs laid out for those in attendance. Afterwards, guests can enjoy a celebratory tipple while you explore the grounds for photo ops overlooking the riverside and railway. Evening receptions take place in the Ilen Ballroom. This elegantly appointed space is characterised by large windows, ambient chandelier lighting, and timeless interiors in neutral tones. This is a wheelchair-accessible hotel with ample parking for your guests' convenience.

Services Offered

The West Cork Hotel has everything you will need to fulfill your wedding vision. The expert wedding coordinator will walk you through the planning process, from catering selections to decor and more. You can connect with the event team to learn more about their exclusive wedding packages. The hotel staff can also advise you on selecting trusted suppliers in the locality, from wedding celebrants to wedding cake companies and beauty companies. A snapshot of complementary services and items includes:

  • Bar extension
  • Personalised menus and table settings
  • Prosecco red-carpet welcome for the wedding party
  • Fairy light backdrops
  • Floral table centrepieces
  • An antique silver cake stand for display


Newlyweds are treated to a complimentary night in the state-of-the-art bridal suite at The West Cork Hotel. There are 30 guest rooms at this boutique hotel, each designed to maximise relaxation, with plush linens, furniture, and antique accents. Modern amenities include complimentary WiFi, coffee and tea-making facilities, toiletries, and televisions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Civil Ceremony License
Small Hotel

Dining Options:

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
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