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Awards and Achievements

Tripadvisor's Travellers choice for the fourth year running!

Tripadvisor Family Friendly Hotel AwardThe Quality Hotel in Clonakilty West Cork had once again featured as one of the top hotels in the country for families.  In a category with growing competition,  we are so proud to start the year having received such an accolade. Mr. David Henry, General Manager comments "we would like to to express our sincere gratitude to all of our customers and guests, local, national and international, it is you who know us best and thank you for your continued loyalty and support”.


Tripadvisor Family Friendly Hotel AwardThe Quality Hotel featured twelveth in the Top 25 Family Friendly Hotels in Ireland.  Unlike many hotel honors, TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards are based on millions of valuable reviews from travellers all over Ireland.  With a Certificate of Excellence already under its belt from Tripadvisor, we would like to thank all of our guests for their genuine comments and reviews in Trip Advisor.


Tripadvisor Family Friendly Hotel Award                    Tripadvisor Family Friendly Hotel Award

Hotel & Catering Review "Gold Medal Finalist 2012"

Clonakilty Hotel Gold Medal FinalistRunning for 24 years, these awards are intensely competitive and each entrant is rigorously assessed by members of the Gold Medal Awards Jury. It is for this reason, that the Quality Hotel in Clonakilty are so proud of their achievement of reaching the finals in the three star hotel category of the “Hotel & Catering Review, Gold Medal Awards”. 

HRS Hotel Excellence Awards Finalist, 2011

HRS AwardsThe Quality Hotel in Clonakilty were the only County Cork hotel of five hotels to fly the flag for Ireland at the HRS Hotel Excellence awards in London, UK.  The HRS awards recognise hotels, both in Ireland and the UK, who have demonstrated excellence and innovation in the way they run their business.   The Quality Hotel & Leisure Club in Clonakilty was 1 of 3 hotels selected for the “Best Family Friendly Hotel” Category. 

 Primary Times 2015- Top 10 Family Friendly Hotels

pt star award 2014For the 3rd year running, the Quality Hotel, Clonakilty has been voted by Primary Times readers as one of the top 10 family friendly hotels in Ireland.  This is surely due to the unique facilties for children at the hotel, such as the Indoor Play Centre (Jungle Gym), the Teen Zone, Outdoor Playground and the 3 screen Cinema. 


Georgina Campbell Family Friendly Hotel of the Year 2010

Georgina Campbell AwardThe Quality Hotel & Leisure Club in Clonakilty, West Cork has succeeded in providing the best solution to Irish holiday makers, by striking the perfect balance of providing value for money while creating an experience for the entire family. It is therefore a fitting reward that they have received the much sought after accolade of "The Georgina Campbell Family Friendly Hotel of the Year for 2010". For further information, please visit or download the full press release .

4 kids Magazine - Top 10 Family Friendly Hotels in Ireland

4kids award 2011For the third year running, readers of the 4 kids Magazine have selected the Quality Hotel & Leisure Club, Clonakilty as one of the top 10 family friendly hotels in Ireland. To view further details of the award, please visit their website:



Venere - Biggest Rooms

Clonakilty AccommodationReviewers and users of the Venere booking engine have voted and recognised the Quality Hotel & Leisure Club as having the "Biggest Rooms" so there is sure to be plenty of space for everyone!




West Cork AccommodationThe Optimus Program is dedicated to ensuring that the hotel visitor receives the best value and the highest possible level of care.
Optimus awarded hotels are aware of the necessity to create an environment where the customer is the core component and each and every guest feels valued. They are also committed to ensuring that the little things that make a stay so pleasurable are in place. In the past, the Quality Hotel & Leisure Centre, Clonakilty has received the Optimus Service Excellence Award for the third year running. The hotel continues to embody the philosophy of Optimus by delivering their services promise "To provide our guests with an experience of West Cork grace, warmth and care every time they stay with us". Download further information on Optimus. 4 kids Magazine - Top 10 Family Friendly Hotels in Ireland