We are delighted to have been apart of so many couples special day, it truly is an honour and to recieve such amazing feedback is always apprecaited!
See what our past couples have to say about our Award Winning Venue
By Lisa & Shane December 2017
We first viewed The Charleville Park Hotel in April 2016 and knew immediately that it was our perfect venue. Having viewed lots of hotels in the Munster area, The Charleville Park Hotel stood out from the rest. We were met with such a warm welcome and were so impressed by the beautiful function room and the tastefully decorated, recently refurbished Hotel.
Barbara, The Wedding Coordinator was great to deal with and met us on a number of occasions to discuss our day. She had everything covered and knew exactly what we wanted. She went above and beyond all our expectations on the week leading up to the wedding and the day itself.
We had our wedding day on 30 December 2017 and it was everything we dreamed of. Everything ran so smoothly, thanks to Barbara and her Team - Patrick, Johnny, Chris and Melissa, to name but a few. They took all the stress out of our big day and made sure we had the best time.The food was delicious, the wine was flowing and the setting was fabulous.
We stayed on for a second day and the Hotel were so accommodating and helped us to arrange it all. We would highly recommend The Charleville Park Hotel for any Brides and Grooms out there. We cannot thank them enough for making our day so memorable.
by Danielle & Robert December 2017
We recently got married at the Charleville Park Hotel. From the second we stepped foot inside to when we were checking out of the hotel after the wedding the staff were very professional, friendly and went above and beyond for us so many times.
A special mention to Barbara, the wedding coordinator who was fantastic and helped us so much throughout the planning stages and on the day. Barbara was awesome to deal with esp when we were planning our wedding from abroad. She was incrediable and gave us all the help & support needed.
The bridal suite was absolutely fabulous and the food was outstanding. Everyone commented on it and were very impressed esp when they came around with extras. The hotel layout & decor was just fab and so magical.
Thanks very much to Barbara and all the staff for making our day very special and we are so glad we choose this hotel.
by Rachael & Martin December 2017
We would 110% recommend the Charleville Park Hotel for any couple planning their wedding. First off we think we were so lucky to have stumbled across it in the first place as we had another place in mind but were invited to the showcase at a wedding fair so we said why not. From the minute we stepped into the function room we were sold, we just thought it was perfect.
Things only got better when we met Barbara the wedding co ordinater who we felt was like a long lost friend she instantly made us feel so comfortable and we knew we were in good hands with her she really is phenomenal!
From working in the hospitality industry myself I had high expectations but was so impressed with all of the staff on the night and the feedback from friends and family was the same.Not forgetting the food which was also delicious, service was quick and seem less.
We would highly recommend Charleville Park Hotel to any couple planning their wedding, we had the most wonderful day there for ours!
by Anne-Marie & David November 2017
We had our wedding in the Charleville Park Hotel in November. Our experience from our initial consultation to the wedding day was an extremely positive one. Barbara put us at ease from day one and was on the ball with everything! The food at the wedding was excellent and we loved the ballroom! We just couldn't fault anything! We had a brilliant day and night!!
by Sandra & Daniel November 2017
From the first day we walked in the door, Barbara made us want to book our wedding with them straight away. She was friendly, bubbly, immediately got a feel for the wedding we wanted and everything was done in a timely, efficient and lovely way. She went out of her way to get things right and even on the day of the wedding, I had done pictures in Kanturk Castle on a wet and cold November day and my dress train was ruined - she brought me to the bridal suite and got down on her hands and knees to sponge wash my dress so it would be clean for our first dance and remaining pictures.
The meal was sublime, I had a sick nephew in the function room and they took care of him so well. Everyone was well catered for, the bar stayed available to us as long as we were there and everyone enjoyed the day two food and the ambience from the hotel.
5 star service for a great price in a wonderful location suitable for our Cork, Glasgow, Dubli n and Galway guests.
by Johanna & Nicolas September 2017
We thoroughly enjoyed our Wedding Day and all of the planning with the Charleville Park Hotel.
In particular, Barbara the wedding coordinator was kind and professional and attentive to our requests for the day. The entire team in the Charleville Park Hotel ensured we had a fabulous day, with delicious food and fantastic service throughout.
The function room was beautifully decorated and very well laid out, ensuring ease and comfort for all. The Bridal Suite and all of the guestrooms are luxurious and spacious , providing a very comfortable stay. We really valued the personal touch and the level of time and interest given to ensure we had the perfect day.
Thank you Charleville Park Hotel and continued success.
by John & Emer July 2017
We had our wedding at Charleville Park Hotel on Saturday the 29th July 2017 and would highly recommend this hotel for a wedding or any occasion really. The hotel staff couldn't have been nicer to us and couldn't have done more for us, it was perfect.
Everyone thought the food was amazing and the portions were huge which is what we were looking for and all the guests were very impressed with the hotel itself. Please say thanks to the chef and his crew for the amazing food and thanks to all the staff too for everything they did for us.
Special thanks to Dave and Johnny the night manager for putting up with us and fulfilling any request we had on the day and night, we were treated like royalty. And of course a very special thanks to our wedding co-ordinate Barbara who couldn't haven been friendlier and nicer to us from the moment she met us, we're going to miss our trips back to meet you!
Thanks again for everything, We'll definitely be back again,
by Marion and William June 2017
5 Stars all the way!!!
We had our Wedding in Charleville Park Hotel in June 2017 and cant thank the hotel enough for everything they did.
From the first wedding fair we attended we knew this was the hotel for us. The friendly nature of all the staff and the service they provided to us was much more than we ever had expected. As a young couple we had lots of ideas that we wanted for our wedding and Barbara and Sheila brought all that through on the day.
They made the wedding planning very smooth and always re-assured us throughout if we were ever in doubt. The ladies are gifted at what they do and it shows in all the special detail they provide. Our guests have given us such positive feedback post wedding and this really melted our hearts. The night porter was more than accommodating for our late night guests and this was so nice to hear. We brought lots of additional props to the hotel and the staff were so happy to accommodate us with these.
Booking your venue is always one of the hardest decisions of a bride and groom to be, but booking Charleville park was a no brainer for us. We just wish we could do it all again.....
by Michael and Annabel July 2017
WOW!!! We cannot thank Barbara and the team at Charleville Park Hotel enough for the exquisite service for our wedding in May 2017. Most of the time we were planning our wedding we were overseas.This was never a problem and Barbara was so accommodating at ALL times.
The wedding day itself, everything about the hotel was amazing. Every detail discussed covered. Our guests were more than impressed with the service (meals, beverages, manner of staff) alongside ourselves. We would without hesitation recommend Charleville Park Hotel to anyone who is planning a wedding. From the very beginning you are made to feel important, valued and listened to.
We wish Charleville Park Hotel every success in the future and look forward to coming back to wine and dine in the future.
by Áine and Ben May 2017
From the minute we walked into the Beautiful Charleville Park Hotel and met with Barbara we Knew this was going to be the Venue for us. There was never any request too big or small, everyone at the hotel were amazing throughout the whole Planning process. The hotel was stunning looking on the day, The Staff put a lot of effort into having everything Perfect on the day for us.
From start to finish everything ran so Smoothly and Perfectly. All the staff were so friendly and efficient. Sheila Dore the Banqueting manager on the night was brilliant and kept everything under control and running smoothly and made us both feel very relaxed on the night. The Food on the night was Gorgeous and Plentyful, We got so many comments from our guests on how good the food was, A lot of our guests said how Beautiful and Modern the Hotel is also.
After the meal was over everyone was able to stay in the ballroom, only a few tables had to be moved to the side of the dancefloor which was great as no guests lost their table and it was lovely that everyone was able to stay together. After dancing the night away with all our guests, We made our way to the Residence Bar where we were all very well looked after by Johnny the barman he made sure that no one went hungry or thirsty into the early hours of the following morning.
We would like to thank Barbara Riordan the Wedding Co-Ordinator for all her Brilliant help and support in the run up to our big day, we always left the hotel after our regular meetings with Barbara laughing, smiling and with complete confidence that everything would all fall into place perfectly on the day as promised and it did. Barbara is a pure lady to deal with. Booking our Wedding in The Charleville Park hotel was the best decision we made and any other couple looking at this if you are considering having your wedding here, book it you will not be disappointed! Thanks so much for making our Wedding day so Memorable xxx
by Bernadette and Brendan, April 2017
Barbara, we just want to say thank you most sincerely for all your help & all you did for us on the run up & day off our wedding.
You could not have done any more for us.
Also thanks to Shiela and all the staff that were excellent on the day. Everything went off perfect & we had a fabulous day. Alot of our guests are still raving about the lovely hotel & excellent food that was served. I would highly recomend Charleville Park Hotel to anyone.
Thank you all so much for making our day so special.
by Marian & Mike, April 2017
We held our wedding reception in Charleville Park Hotel in March 2017, and would like to thank all the staff in particular Barbara, Shelia and Johnny for the wonderful day we had. From the first day we met Barbara, she was warm, friendly and was incredibly helpful throughout the wedding planning process. The staff accommodated all our requests and made loads of practical suggestions that ensured the day was enjoyable for everybody.
The function room is beautiful and spacious. The band were able to set up during the meal,
allowing the day to run smoothly and without guest being asked to leave the room.
The food on the day was excellent. At dinner there was plenty of extra portions for anyone who felt like having seconds. Numerous guests spoke highly of the food from the dinner, to the bacon baps in the evening buffets and the nachos in the residents bar after!
We are extremely happy that we chose Charleville park for our wedding reception as cannot think of anything that could have made our day more perfect. So thanks again to all the staff. Marian & Mike
by Geraldine, March 2017
We would greatly appreciate it if you would pass on our thanks to all members of staff especially (Barbara, Declan, Sheila and Johnny) who helped make our wedding so enjoyable. They all contributed to making the event relaxing and yet excellently run -
nothing seemed to be too much trouble and staff were so approachable and professional.
We particularly appreciated the flexibility and responsiveness, and the professionalism and friendliness of all the staff. The food was excellent, beautifully presented and delicious and many of our guests commented upon it.
We would highly recommend the Charleville Park as a wedding venue.
by Fiona & Conor, March 2017
We had our wedding in Charleville Park hotel on July 2nd 2016 and I cannot even begin to say how amazing they were throughout the process. Everyone said they loved the food and how big and comfortable the rooms were.
Sheila the events coordinator and Johnny the night manager were phenomenal and physically couldn't do more for us or our guests on the night and the wedding Coordinator Barbara was amazing in the run up.
Can't wait to come back for our first anniversary to an amazing hotel. Fiona and Conor xx
by Bríd & Mike, March 2017
To Barbara , Sheila and all the staff at the Charleville Park Hotel. A big massive thank you for our fantastic wedding at your hotel on Saturday.
You were brilliant to deal with and every last detail that was asked for you delivered without question. Everyone commented on how gorgeous the food was and the service was second to none!
We can't thank you enough. Lots of love, always xx Bríd & Mike
by Una & Michael, March 2017
On Saturday February 18th, my wife and I got married. We held the reception of our wedding at the Charleville Park Hotel. I can safely say that was probably one of the best decisions we ever made. We decided to visit the Charleville Park soon after our engagement as location wise it was ideal for us, given that I am from West Limerick and my wife being from North Cork. It was only 30 mins drive for our guests on either side. As both of us work Monday to Friday we found that it was difficult to make appointments with most hotels as the event co-ordinators worked Monday to Friday. Fortunately at the Charleville Park, Barbara the event co-ordinators was available on Saturdays for any meetings. This was a big plus for us and also gave us confidence that the person that we would have every meeting regarding the hotel would also be on-site the day of the wedding.
Based on our initial meeting, we pretty much made up our mind that we were going to go with the Charleville Park, size wise it was perfect for the size wedding we were going to have but also the room itself was really nice, also the hotel itself looked lovely from the entrance to the lovely Osprey bar and hall down to the banquet room. Barbara also was so warm, welcoming and friendly and gave us confidence in the hotel. All the staff that we met on the day had smiles on their faces and were warm and friendly, exactly the type of people that we wanted to be greeting and looking after our guests on the day of our wedding.
Over the few months in advance of our wedding, we had a number of meetings with the hotel, each gave us great confidence in the hotel. We picked our menu and any requests we made such as having a number of servings of the beef to be rare was taken and gladly granted.
The day of our wedding arrived and from the sun shining to the hotel, everything was perfect. First of all I will start with the food, it surpassed our expectations. From the chicken starter, soup and the beef and fish main courses to the desserts, it was all lovely. Coming from a family that loves their meat, I can't speak highly enough of the beef, there was a lot of envious looks at the plates of rare beef that some people ordered including me and it tasted as good as it looked. The portions were great and there was plenty seconds for anyone who wanted it. There was no delays between servings and everyone was served promptly. Both the back of the room and front were served at the same time which was great for our guests. Sheila the Banqueting manager had everything under control and again all the servers were prompt, efficient and with smiles on their faces.
Once the food was finished, the tables on the dance floor were moved out of the way and the venue was ready for the rest of the night. Once the music was finished, we slowly moved onto the residence bar, the bar staff and Johnny the night manager couldn't be more helpful and made sure that my wife and I were looked after and our requests were granted. All our guests that were staying the night were well looked after and their singing voices did not go thirsty.
So many of our guests came up to us the following morning and even since then to compliment the hotel from the food and venue and the appearance of the hotel. A lot of them have mentioned that the hotel has come on so much from when they were last there and I think a lot must go down to the new ownership.
The Charleville Park has a lot going for it but definitely for us, it is the staff from Barbara, Sheila, Johnny, the girls at reception, the food servers and bar staff that are the best selling point of the hotel. They each contributed to making our wedding day the happiest and most memorable day of our lives. We would like to thank all of them.
by Lisa, March 2017
Would highly recommended this venue. Everything was perfect down to the last detail and all the staff are fantastic to deal with!!
by Elaine, January 2017
Firstly I would like to apologise for not doing this sooner
I want to thank you and your staff for making myself and Paul's day one to remember, We had a fantastic day and you were so easy to deal with, people are still talking about the hotel you were amazing from the first day we met you and we are so grateful.
The food was delicious and the staff could not have done anymore for us
The hotel and decor is beautiful and with your continued renovations it will be even more amazing
We are delighted we chose The Charleville Park Hotel and are looking forward to seeing you all soon
Thanks again for everything
by Fred and Michelle, November 2016
I don't do this kind of thing often so I'm not sure where to start.
So I'll start by saying the experience we had at the Charleville Park Hotel was absolutely amazing! I have to be honest and say that my wife and I had not thought of this hotel for our wedding reception. It came on the recommendation of her parents who spent a lovely weekend there, so we said we'd have a look.
We live in Cork City so it was an hour away, which we said was the max we would travel on the day as the church we were getting married in was local. Before having a look at Charleville we must have looked at 5 or 6 hotels to have our reception and the first thing we noticed was the extremely warm welcome that Charleville and especially the wedding coordinator Barbara extended to us.
Most, if not all of the hotels we visited didn't seem to be bothered, if they want an example of how to be professional and welcoming, then they need look no further. As anybody who is reading this will probably realise, most venues will have set wedding packages but the flexibility was something that was very appealing. There was certain aspects of the package that we couldn't use and Barbara had no issue with us dropping parts of the package for something more useful. Any other venue that we tried to do this just kept adding charges which was extremely frustrating and the costs were huge!
We also found Charleville very understanding, an example of this was when my wife's father was admitted to hospital 2 months before the wedding and we weren't sure if he was going to be able to walk her up the aisle which was very important to us, without us prompting or asking, Barbara offered to put the wedding back a few months to give him more time, it might not seem like much to some people, but saying that meant so much to us, I can't put it into words!
To finish, everything on the day was perfect and would recommend anybody to look at Charleville before deciding on your wedding venue, you won't be disappointed!
by Richard & Rebecca, November 2016
I don't know where to start! Thanks to all at Charleville Park Hotel! We had a fabulous day, it was perfect. Everything went off without a hitch.
The guests were raving over the ceremony room, the decor, the reception room especially the chandeliers and all the lighting. The food was gorgeous, everyone agreed and we were all so well looked after.
To Barbara and Sheila, you both played a blinder and thank you for making our day so special. Thanks to Sarah behind Reception people remarked to us how kind and helpful she was, thanks to Jerry behind the bar for being such a good sport and the banter! Allie was looking after us at the top table, myself Edward and Richard, anything we needed and nothing was too much to ask for.
by Michelle & Shane July 2016
Every since I was a little girl, my parents would bring me to Ireland for the summers to visit family. I always dreamed of getting married in the beautiful country I considered my true home. When my husband Shane proposed to me on a family trip to Ireland in July 2014, we knew Ireland was the spot to have our dream wedding. I wanted a day full of the charm and elegance only an Irish wedding has, and the Charleville Park Hotel gave me all that and more. When my 75 friends and family from America traveled the 4000 long miles from Arkansas to visit Ireland for the first time, they were overwhelmed by the welcome they received from the staff at the Park Hotel. As Southerners who are used to hospitality, they were overjoyed to be greeted by friendly faces and helpful staff. For the 10 days my guests remained, the Park Hotel treated them like family and I never had to worry that they were well taken care of. The hotel delivered everything they needed to have an incredible trip, from displaying the Arkansas flag outside, to providing fans when the hottest day of the year arrived, and even Michael Burke, the assistant night manager, drove guests to the airport at 6AM when their cab didn’t show up, the Park Hotel provided unrivaled service. There were many nights were the night manager, Johnny Finn, kept everyone well entertained in the pub.
As you could imagine, planning a wedding from 4,000 miles away was a daunting task. After speaking to our wedding coordinator Barbara, all my worries vanished. I now consider Barbara a dear friend and I say confidently that our wedding would not have been the perfect day it was without her constant help and support. She was simply amazing. Barbara thought of all the little details and aspects of the wedding that I had overlooked, even after meticulous planning. The whole event was so strategically and efficiently planned that I did not have a single worry on the big day. My guests couldn’t believe how calm I seemed and how seamless the entire day was, and I owe it all to Barbara and the wonderful Park Hotel staff. Sheila was another member of the Park Hotel staff that was integral in the success of this event. From the moment we woke up, she was there to coordinate everything and ensure the entire day went off without a hitch or delay. My guests could not believe their eyes when 160 people were simultaneously served hot, delicious food in a ballroom that looked fit for royalty. We were beyond impressed, and Sheila and her amazing staff are responsible.
Somehow, Barbara and Sheila and the rest of the wonderful staff at the Charleville Park Hotel were able to take my wishes and plans and notes from thousands of miles away and bring my dream to life in a wedding that exceeded any and all expectations. Every time I look at a picture or think back to that perfect day, it takes my breath away. I will never be able to thank the Park Hotel family enough and I recommend this venue and these wonderful coordinators to anyone who wishes to have the wedding of her dreams.