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The Montenotte Hotel
Cork City

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The Montenotte unveils The Woodland Suite Experience
A new partnership with Hometree introduces the ‘Nights-for-Nature’ tree planting initiative
 Thurs 14th March 2024

The Montenotte, has unveiled The Woodland Suite Experience - the first of its kind to open in Ireland. Launching in August 2024, the nine new Woodland Suites and River Suites, as well as an exclusive residents-only Clubhouse, will set a new standard for luxury accommodation in Ireland.

Each remarkable suite is nestled within the natural beauty of the Irish landscape and elegantly perched on the hilltop, with stunning views overlooking the River Lee, Cork Harbour, and Cork City. With an investment of over €7.5 million, the suites are complete with Italian travertine and oak timber floor finishes, expansive and beautifully detailed bathrooms, view focused free-standing baths, exquisite furnishings throughout, and exclusive private terraces.

Adding to these carefully curated and designed suites, the private Clubhouse serves as the exclusive gathering spot for guests of the Woodland Suite Experience to immerse themselves in culinary experiences, unwind with a good book or savour a coffee or crafted cocktail in elegance and complete privacy.

Frankie & Jo Whelehan, Owners of The Montenotte commented: "With the highly anticipated launch of the Clubhouse, the Woodland Suites and River Suites, we have put much thought into crafting this new haven and consideration on how we want to contribute to our local community as we move forward as not just an urban resort, but an urban resort with integrity.”

Frits Potgieter, General Manager of The Montenotte, says: “The Woodland Suite Experience is an important milestone in our journey to create a truly unique Urban Resort in Ireland that transcends the ordinary and invites our guests to step into a world of rebellious luxury at The Montenotte. Here, the concept of running wild is not only encouraged but very much celebrated. With the launch of the Woodland Suites and River Suites we aim to cultivate an environment where guests are not just pampered but also inspired to embrace a true sense of wanderlust, take in the incredible natural surroundings, magnificent views, and indulge in a myriad of curated experiences available throughout their stay. We look forward to welcoming guests to reconnect with themselves and experience a complete sense of escapism at our urban resort.”

To further align with The Montenotte’s conscious commitment, the River Suites will feature living sedum roofs allowing the architecture to blend into the surrounding woodlands, as well as offer a habitat for wildlife and vegetation.

In celebration of The Woodland Suite Experience, The Montenotte has partnered with Irish charity Hometree to launch the ‘Nights-for-Nature’ tree planting initiative. Hometree’s core value is centred around conserving the native woodlands in Ireland and so for every stay at The Woodland Suite Experience, a tree will be planted in honour of the guests to support the conservation of Ireland’s woodlands, promote land regeneration, and enhance biodiversity.

In every River Suite and Woodland Suite, guests will discover a 2-meter Red Japanese Maple, constructed using recycled natural wood trunks and branches, sourced locally from carefully managed and sustainable woodlands and designed to create a connection not only to our guests’ personal rejuvenation but also to the symbolism of the Nights-for-Nature initiative and the enchanting woodlands surrounding The Montenotte.

The suites have been lovingly designed by Frankie and Jo Whelehan, Owners of The Montenotte, together with renowned Irish Architecture practice, Henry J Lyons and Dublin-based, award-winning Interior Design House Kingston Lafferty Design.

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