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“A Garden is a Friend you can visit anytime”  - Old Proverb


At the Montenotte Hotel, we anticipate the needs of our boutique hotel guests and visitors. After a busy day, whether at meetings in the city or shopping in Cork’s many malls, we invite you to wander through our Sunken Victorian Garden and enjoy the aromatic scents of lavender, myrtle and rosemary while the soothing sound of our fountain relaxes both mind and body.

Our proud heritage, as a grand home to the merchant princes of Cork over 100 years ago, was reaffirmed when the sunken Victorian garden was recently rediscovered. Overgrowth had hidden the wonder of this secret garden and thanks to a labour of love, our landscape gardeners have restored this unique feature to its former glory for you to enjoy.

The Sunken Victorian Garden at the luxury Montenotte Hotel is one of a number of very unique attributes and special features for hotel guests and visitors. Whether gazing across Cork city and the River Lee from the Panorama Bistro & Terrace, wandering through our restful Sunken Victorian Garden, or unwinding with a movie in The Cameo cinema, the Montenotte Hotel is waiting here for you to enjoy a very special stay at our unique hotel.

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Dermaviduals at Bellevue Spa Cork

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Dermaviduals at Bellevue Spa Cork

Dermaviduals Oleogel 

 

Oleogel plus from Dermaviduals is a must have for every household . This pot of goodness has healing powers and can be used as a spot treatment, mask or multi-purpose moisturiser. Oleogel is free from water and can be bottled free from any preservatives and contains high quality skin care oils of plant origin, this versatile balm only requires the tiniest amount and penetrates very quickly. It’s a product that the whole family can benefit from and is a first aid essential for any home and fantastic for busy mothers on the go.

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HISTORY BEGINS WITH A MERCHANT PRINCE

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HISTORY BEGINS WITH A MERCHANT PRINCE

Lee View House

 

In 2017 the management team of the Montenotte hotel decided to embark on uncovering the history of our unique hotel. Having limited knowledge on its previous residence we commissioned a local historian, Margaret Lantry, recommended by UCC for her knowledge of Cork’s Merchant princes. The research project took over 12 months but the history uncovered and the stories told were remarkable.

The research documents, the background history, to the houses and the hotels on the site preliminary research was conducted involving the examination of the land records including ordinance survey, name books and letters, the tithe allotment books and valuation office records. The 1901 and 1911 censuses and Cork city street directories were also examined as were street directories since 1867. Other sources used where newspapers for mentions of the Lee view hotel and country club hotel in order to find out more about their history.

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GIRLIE WEEKEND AT THE MONTENOTTE HOTEL

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GIRLIE WEEKEND AT THE MONTENOTTE HOTEL

Girls on Tour in Cork City

 

There are times when nothing else will do, but being surrounded by your best friends in a luxury hotel, in a great city with lots to see, shop and do!  For those times, the Montenotte ‘Girls on Tour’ is the perfect treat for a unique girl’s weekend away.

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