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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 also 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.

All areas of the hotel have re-opened, to facilitate social distancing rules, we have introduced pre-bookings for the Motion Health Club, Cameo Cinema, Bellevue Spa and Panorama Bistro.


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.


In line with the current Irish Government Guidelines, please bear in mind that table reservations are essential and you will have your table for 1 hour and 45 minutes; this applies to both residents and non-residents. The hotel bar is still closed in line with Ireland’s Roadmap, Phase 4, which comes into place from August 10th. To make your reservation please call us on (021) 453 0050 or email

All menus are available online, physical disposable menus will be available on request upon arrival to Panorama Bistro. Breakfast Buffet will be served to you by a member of our team and you shall be required to reserve a time slot at booking stage or when you are checking in. Room Service is available 24 hours per day. Cashless payment is encouraged, by a card or a room charge.

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. Online ordering system will also be available for you to use, if you chose to do so.


Our private dining room Gallery Suite is available for private hire for both dining and meetings, with reduced capacities as per social distancing rules. Current group dining rules allow up to 6 people from the same household to dine around the same table.


Bellevue Spa is now re-opened with a range of health & safety measures in place, which include Plexiglas protection screen at the Bellevue Spa 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.


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 for both exercise and swims are available to book up to 7 days prior to arrival, by calling us on (021) 453 0050. Sauna, Jacuzzi and 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. 

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~ Launch of our call and collect ‘Pure Cork Afternoon Tea’ ~
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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,

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