HEALTH & SAFETY MEASURES
The safety & wellbeing of our team and our guests is of paramount importance to us and we want to ensure that you have a comfortable stay with us, confident in the knowledge that we are ensuring everyone’s safety while at The Montenotte Hotel. With this in mind, we have implemented a range of health & safety measures.
We have been accredited with the COVID19 Safety Charter, endorsed by Failte Ireland and the Government of Ireland. This involved all of our staff taking part in hygiene and safety control training, following the recommended cleaning and safety guidelines and we are subject to spot checks.
We have worked with the Irish Hotel Federation to develop comprehensive protocols and standards. Sanitisation stations have been installed in all key locations in the hotel and team areas. We are using World Health Organisation approved sanitizer and Diversey disinfectant products which are approved against Covid-19.
We carry an hourly touch point cleaning in all areas, all doors are propped open where possible, and we have increased deep cleaning in all areas. Enhanced sanitation known as “fogging” using ULV Fogging disinfection treatment is taking place in all departed rooms and overnight in the hotel Lobby, Panorama Bistro, Health Club, Cameo Cinema and Bellevue Spa. This treatment is approved to deal with wide range of viruses and bacteria, including Coronavirus.
Recommended PPE for our staff members is available including masks, increased hand washing stations for team members and half hourly reminders. Newspapers and magazines are no longer available, however we now offer free access to PressReader to all our guests on their own devices while using the hotels Wi-Fi.
We have Managerial Presence in the lobby to help and assist our guests with directions. We guide our guests and ask all guests and visitors to observe 2 meter social distancing. Floor markings and arrows are in place to allow smooth flow around public areas.
Protective Screens have been installed at reception, in Panorama Bistro, Bellevue Spa and Motion Health Club. Access to the hotel lifts is strictly one person at the time or with a person from the same household. The use of stairs is encouraged where possible. We have rearranged physical layouts in all areas to facilitate social distancing.
To further facilitate social distancing rules, pre-booking of a time slots for the use of facilities is essential. This includes a swimming pool and gym, where 45 minutes time slots are available to book up to 7 days prior to arrival, by calling us on (021) 453 0050.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Please bear in mind that table reservations are essential, you will have your table for a 1 hour 45 minutes duration, as per our hotel policy in line with Fáilte Ireland guidelines. The Panorama Bistro & Terrace will close at 23.30. To make your reservation please call us on (021) 453 0050.
All menus are available online, physical wipable menus will be available on request upon arrival to Panorama Bistro. At the Panorama Bistro you can enjoy a leisurely and delicious breakfast. You shall be required to reserve a time slot at booking stage or when you are checking in.. We now offer both an extensive Hot & Cold Breakfast Buffet which is self-service. You can also order from our A La Carte Breakfast menu if you would prefer to do from the comfort of your own dining table.
All condiments/self-serve are presented in a single use portions or served to you. Food and beverage is delivered to the table rather than directly to the guest.
Based on the current government guidelines and the evolving situation, we have decided not to operate indoor-dining for non-residents until further notice.
MEETINGS & EVENTS
Our private dining room Gallery Suite is available for private hire for both dining and meetings, with reduced capacities as per social distancing rules. More information on Meetings & Events.
We have implemented a range of health & safety measures at The Bellevue Spa, which include Plexiglas protection screen at reception, sanitisation station at the entrance to the spa, increased sanitisation and cleaning across the spa and all treatment rooms will be fogged daily.
Restricted access to the locker rooms and sanitisation of these allowing 24 hours between use, allocation of relaxation chairs, herbal tea served in a takeaway cup and access to Press Reader to enjoy reading on your own device. Every treatment will start with a hand washing ritual. Compulsory wearing of face masks for our therapists in body treatments and massages and face shield for facial treatments. Pre-booking of treatments is essential.
MOTION HEALTH CLUB
To further facilitate social distancing rules, pre-booking of a time slots for the use of facilities at The Motion Health Club will be essential. This includes a swimming pool and gym, where 45 minutes time slots for both exercise and swims will be available to book up to 7 days prior to arrival, by calling us on (021) 453 0050. The Steam Room will remain closed due to Social Distancing rules.
We have installed protection screen at the Motion Health Club reception and sanitisation stations at the entrance and other areas of the club. We have also increased sanitisation and cleaning across all the areas of the club, including daily fogging. Restricted access to the locker rooms and increased sanitisation of the same and the compulsory wearing of face masks for our team members.
All employees have received training on new procedures and policies around Covid-19 which will be reflected in your interactions with the guests. Full PPE training has be given to all relevant staff. All staff members are temperature checked before starting their shift.
GUIDANCE ON INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
Prior to travelling to Ireland, passengers should check the Irish Government’s travel advice website for full information on the restrictions and requirements.