B&B in Cork City – Blarney is just 9 km from Cork

b&b cork city - Muskerry Arms in Blarney

If you are looking for a B&B in Cork City consider coming to Blarney instead. We are close to Cork City and provide everything you need to experience a unique visit to this part of Ireland: warm country hospitality in a B&B and live traditional music in an authentic Irish pub, yet just minutes from Cork City.

We are ideally located for business travellers looking for an alternative to impersonal hotels, being just 9 km from the City Centre, 9 km from Blackpool and 9.5 km from Ballincollig. After a busy day of meetings you can relax over dinner and a pint (or two) in our pub.

The Muskerry Arms provides the ambience of a great Irish Pub with old world charm and character in the public rooms yet updated, modern, en-suite bedrooms. Ask about our wheelchair-accessible room with roll-in shower. All our public rooms are wheelchair-accessible.

We offer 11 recently decorated superior bedrooms, live music, coverage of all sporting events on our big screens, great food & drink, function rooms and always a warm welcome from our friendly staff. Free, secure parking is available in one of our two private car parks.

Our complete menu includes Daily Specials. Food is served every day from 8am – 9pm, Mon to Thurs, 10pm Weekends. Our full menu is served in The Tavern Room on Sundays from 12:30pm to 8pm.

b&b cork city - traditional pub Muskerry Arms in Blarney

Our history

The Muskerry Arms was established as a small Public House in 1838 and is named after the Muskerry Tram Line, which serviced the village of Blarney up until the 1930s.

Great Location  – well positioned for touring Cork City and beyond

The Muskerry Arms Guest House and Pub is within a stone’s throw (actually right across the road) from the World Famous Blarney Castle & Blarney Woollen Mills. Located in the heart of Blarney Village the charming guest house and pub holds much character and heritage within its walls.

Set in the beautiful wooded countryside of  Blarney, just 9 km from Cork, you will find it is a convenient base for touring Blarney, Cork, Kinsale and other parts of County Cork. Its location is ideal for fishing, golfing (with a choice of 10 super golf courses within a 20-mile radius), horse riding, cycling or just relaxing.

Blackpool Shopping Centre is only 15 minutes by car or bus and offers a variety of shopping options. The Planet Family Centre only 10 mins by car offering a play zone for young children and Bowling Alleys & Pool Tables for the whole family.

A local taxi service and a bus stop right outside our door with regular departures to and from Cork City provide easy access to the City without the hassle and expense of parking.

Why wait…..Book now for your visit to Blarney. Bed & Breakfast is just €44.00 single or €78.00 double. Phone us on 021 4385200.

Looking for breakfast in Blarney?

Handicapped access to The Tavern Room and guest rooms

Entrance to The Tavern Room from the driveway.

Full selection of breakfast options available from 8am to noon Monday to Saturday, 9am to noon on Sunday in our Tavern Room (access through the side entrance to the Tavern Room from the driveway). Our continental breakfast buffet has cereal, fruit, yoghurts, cheese and various breads along with freshly brewed coffee or opt for the Full Traditional Irish Cooked Breakfast with bacon, sausages and puddings from Clonakility and Mitchelstown.

Here’s what some of our guests have to say:

  • “Wonderful! Highly recommend”
  • “THE place to stay in Blarney!”
  • “A true Irish pub-house experience!”
  • “Brilliant!! Clean & the best service ever!!!”
  • Great Bar Service
  • “Friendly, Fun”

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