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October 25, 2018

THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT

Unique gifting from The Montenotte Hotel

With Christmas just around the corner and the long-awaited arrival of Santa, spoil your loved ones’ this festive season with a unique gift that they will adore! Christmas is the time of year where you may spend forever choosing the perfect gift, something they will appreciate and truly enjoy, even brag about receiving! Let us wrap you up in the scent of mulled wine, the warmth of the log burning fire, the exhausting but glorious feeling of finding the perfect gifts for your loved ones and the best ‘can-do’ service from our team of merry elves … that’s the Christmas spirit at the Montenotte Hotel.

For a one-of-a-kind experience, purchase one of our luxury gift vouchers at the award-winning and unique Montenotte Hotel. These can be customised for a luxurious overnight stay, dining experience including lunch, dinner or Afternoon Tea in AA Rosette Panorama Bistro & Terrace, membership to Motion Leisure Club or a luxurious pampering treatment in Bellevue Spa.

A gift voucher from the iconic Montenotte Hotel is presented in a beautiful gift box, wrapped in beautifully branded crepe paper & finally delicately placed within our eye-catching gift bags.
To purchase a gift voucher please phone 021 4530050, email or visit our us here at the Montenotte Hotel and speak with a member of our team at our dedicated gift voucher desk. Or alternatively you can simply purchase online click here. To purchase one of our luxurious Bellevue Spa hampers please phone 021 4530050, choose from Bellevue Botanicals, Dermaviduals or a Keratase pampering hamper.

So, whether you're looking for a Secret Santa Present, a gift for friends or a Christmas gift for a loved one a gift voucher from the award-winning Montenotte Hotel is the perfect choice this festive season.

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SCULPTURE EXHIBITION

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SCULPTURE EXHIBITION

Yes… the largest Sculpture Exhibition in Ireland is now open at The Montenotte Hotel

By Ray Kelleher – Director of Sales & Marketing

A stunning Sculpture Exhibition has been installed at our hotel this week, here at The Montenotte Hotel, in the sunken Victorian Gardens and will be on-site for the next four weeks, in association with the prestigious amazing The Kildare Gallery.

In keeping with our company’s commitment to support Irish art and culture, 38 sculptures by 18 Irish artists, including Bob Quinn, Stephanie Hess and Donnacha Cahill have now adorned the gardens. The works range in themes, scale and materials including ceramic, bronze, bog oak and copper steel.

With so many events, including showcase events like Bloom, cancelled, our exhibition is now the largest outdoor exhibition of its kind in Ireland this year!

We now encourage as many locals and visitors as possible to visit the Sculpture Exhibition and wander around the wonder of these secret gardens, which were only recently rediscovered and restored to their former glory of 100 years ago.  Your body and mind will truly relax as you peruse the art, breathe in the aromatic scents of lavender, myrtle and rosemary, and listen to the soothing sounds of the water fountain.

You can also take in the spectacular views of the exhibition, Victorian Gardens and Cork city from a high from the recently refurbished Panorama Terrace. We just ask that you pop to the hotel reception and register your details to gain access.

For myself, I am only just with the hotel less than 2 weeks and there is no doubt that this is one of Ireland’s most instragrammable hotels and the sculpture exhibition enhances this.

We hosted a press call to launch the exhibition with the Lord Mayor Cllr Joe Kavanagh and the Lady Mayoress Stephanie this week and our General Manager Brian Bowler commented , “We are delighted to host such a magnificent Sculpture Exhibition in association with the Kildare Gallery, after a hugely successful inaugural event in 2019.  It’s part of our ongoing ethos to support Irish artists, and it has never been more important to do, as the arts community has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. To see these incredible sculptures against the backdrop of our re-discovered sunken Victorian gardens is a stunning sight to behold”.

It was also great to meet Ruth Liddle from the Kildare Gallery who is the curator of the exhibition. I feel my artistic knowledge has grown since I arrived at The Montenotte Hotel.

The Sculpture Exhibition will run until September 26th.  All of the pieces are available to purchase with The Kildare Gallery and for more information about visiting the exhibition see here

Ray Kelleher
Director of Sales & Marketing
The Montenotte Hotel
rkelleher@themontenottehotel.com
@raykellehercork

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 CALL & COLLECT AFTERNOON TEA

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CALL & COLLECT AFTERNOON TEA

ANOTHER WAY TO ENJOY AFTERNOON TEA

~ Launch of our call and collect ‘Pure Cork Afternoon Tea’ ~
~ This special treat is perfect for cocooning loved ones and will support local producers and charity Our Hospital Heroes ~

Does lockdown have you pining for dainty finger sandwiches, fluffy scones and mouth-watering desserts? If you have a special occasion coming up, want to treat cocooning loved ones, or host a small socially distanced garden gathering when restrictions are eased, fear not, as Cork’s we have put Afternoon Tea back on the menu with the launch of a new call and collect service - available from Saturday 16th May! Orders will be taken from Friday 14th May. 

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FIFI'S FOOD BLOG REVIEW

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FIFI'S FOOD BLOG REVIEW

MY MONTENOTTE EXPERIENCE

This Saturday, on February 1st, I ventured down to Cork for a weekend break in the picturesque and beautifully modern, Montenotte Hotel.
As they say, January is the only month with twice as many days as the rest. Maybe it’s the post-Christmas, back to reality, dark at 4pm aspect, but January really does drag. The first day of Spring was the perfect time for a trip away. Matt drove and we arrived to check-in at 2pm, bringing the total journey time to just under 3 hours.

As always, if anyone has any questions regarding the stay, please do let me know. I am always happy to answer!
All my foodie love,
Fifi
@fifisfoodblogdublin

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