Wedding Reviews for Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Cork

Average Rating: 5 out of 5 - based on 128 reviews



on Thu, 31st of October, 2019
Hi everyone! Myself and my new husband got married in the Radisson blu in little island on August 10th 2019. I honestly cannot say enough about how we were treated from start to finish. As most brides if not all will agree, organising a wedding is extremely stressful, we also had the stress of

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buying a house the same year! Joanne our wedding planner put me at ease from start to finish. There was no question too silly nor there was nothing I asked that she said no to or they couldn't do it. Joanne was so precise in getting back to me straight away with any query I had or worry I had she made disappear. Dori was absolutely amazing to us in helping us sort out our ballroom,seating arrangements and the running of everything on our day. She took the stress out of our table plan and made it work for us the way we wanted. It was such a relief as we had a big number and felt overwhelmed when it came to our table plan but she was outstanding alongside Joanne with this and made our day be stressfree and flawless on the day. Presemek was our right hand man on the day- and by that I mean litterly our right hand man. From the time we arrived at the hotel to the time we got into bed he was my our sides making sure we were absolutely perfect. The service he provided not only to us but to all of our friends and family was second to none. He was outstanding in every way and made us feel like we were royalty! I honestly cannot say enough about these 3 people and the staff at the hotel. I would hands down recommend this hotel to any couple who are looking for a venue for their wedding. I have been to many weddings as a guest and i nor our friends and family have ever tasted food like theirs, the service from start to finish I have never seen anywhere else nor has our friends and family. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts and please know we will never forget how special you all made our day for us.
on Tue, 15th of October, 2019
We just had our wedding here and I cannot say enough good things about the Radisson hotel in little island Cork. The staff were wonderful. the food was was unreal. Joanne from the events team was so helpful throughout the whole experience, i would highly recommend this hotel. also if you are just

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looking for a sunday carvery. This is the spot to head for. buffet selection. cant go wrong here.
on Tue, 15th of October, 2019
We celebrated our Wedding Day in July and from the moment we booked our wedding with Joanne, Shane and the team at the Radisson Blu Hotel team we knew we were in the best hands.
The hotel is absolutely beautiful, tucked away down a tree lined lane but just a short drive from our Church and Cork

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City. What sold the venue for us was Ditchley House and that there is just 1 wedding per day so all the focus is on you and your guests.
Ditchley House had a beautiful red carpet entrance where the staff waited for our arrival with Champagne. All our guests were able to enjoy the drinks reception on the amazing croquet lawn. We have beautiful pictures both outside and inside Ditchley, it is ideal if you want to make the most of your time on the day and have your pictures taken there to maximise time with your guests.
The Great Island ballroom is modern and out of this world, it really had the WOW factor when we entered the room to the applause of all our guests. Included were so many extras that finished off the decor such as cherry blossoms and the lighting.
The food is gorgeous, all our guests are still commenting on it to this day and the service was spot on.
We were blown away with all the staff from our initial point of contact, Joanne our Wedding Co-ordinator is such a professional and so approachable with all our queries, she put us at ease from our first meeting and right through to the day.
Dori, Niamh, Bart, Przemek and all the team were just amazing on the day itself and everything flowed so well.
I would recommend the Radisson Blu Cork to anyone thinking of getting married, friends of mine have actually booked it for their own big day after attending ours which I think just says it all.
Thank you everyone and we can't wait to return for our anniversary and relive it all over again.
Amy & Aidan x
on Tue, 15th of October, 2019
Myself and my husband got married in the Radisson last Saturday, from the minute we met Joanne and team last year they made it so easy to plan our special day, on the day itself the hotel exceeded our expectations from start to finish, I could not recommend the Radisson enough we had the most

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magical day and you should be so proud of your staff and how professional they are we were walking on air the whole day, from the decor to the food it was exceptional, thank you so so much
on Thu, 10th of October, 2019
My husband and I got married at the end of August 2019 and we knew from the moment we set foot in the hotel, it was the place for us. The hotel itself was outstanding - we are still getting compliments on how good the food was and how relaxing and beautiful the hotel and bedrooms were. The staff

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were fantastic on the night and made sure everything ran as smooth as planned.

Joanne, the wedding coordinator was an absolute pleasure to deal with. She is absolutely amazing!! Nothing was too much to ask. She always put us first and did her best to accommodate our wishes. We were delighted to have worked with her and cant praise her enough for everything she did for us leading up to the big day.

I would give the Radisson Blu and Joanne 10/10 and would advise anyone who is thinking of booking the Radisson for their wedding to do it. You wont be dissapointed
on Thu, 10th of October, 2019
We had our wedding at the Radsisson in August- fabulous venue. The staff were so helpful and friendly and very attentive. The food was amazing- our guests still talk about it! The indoor pool is great and a lovely place to relax
on Thu, 10th of October, 2019
We got married here in june, from the planning up until the day the hotel was amazing to deal with, Joanne the wedding co-ordinator was always only a call away with any queries etc,and went above and beyond to facilitate our requests. On the day everything was amazing and the staff were so efficient

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and friendly, guests still talk about the beautiful meal, the venue itself was done up stunning with the added bonus of the Ditchley house for drinks reception and photos outside on the steps. Highly recommend the Radisson for any couple planning their wedding, you wont be disappointed.
Newly weds Colette & Tadgh O'Reilly
on Wed, 9th of October, 2019
We had our wedding in the raddisson blu on the 14th september and our day couldnt of been more perfect and that is thanks to all the amazing staff in the hotel who went above and beyond in the lead up and the day to make sure we had the best day ever! Nothing was too much hassle! Our wedding

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co-ordinater joanne was an absolute angel and took the pressure completely off us with everything regarding the hotel sisw of the day! The food was unbelieveable people are still mentioning it to us! We couldnt of asked for anything more for our special day
on Wed, 2nd of October, 2019
What an amazing day ye gave us for our wedding on the 19th of Sept. From start to finish it was amazing from decor to the food to our civil ceremony room. I knew I didn’t have anything to worry about, Joanne was amazing and helped with every question I had, whatever I needed done she got it done.

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It was a quiet and emotional time as I lost my father the year previous but Joanne and the wedding team had everything I wanted at the wedding laid out perfectly to remember him. Ye couldn’t have done enough for us, our family, friends and everyone at the wedding. I would highly recommend and bride and groom to consider this hotel ye will not be disappointed.
on Thu, 12th of September, 2019
We got married in The Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa Little Island in August of this year and to say the hotel made it the best day of our lives is an under statement.

From the first day we booked our wedding, Joanne and her team were outstanding. Joanne herself was always on call for any questions

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and queries we had over the 18 months. She bent over backwards to accommodate meetings with us both working shift.
Throughout the whole time she never once pushed us for information (even when we missed deadlines!), she had suggestions and ideas that were amazing and thought of so many little details that I would have completely missed! She is the most excited and cheerful person I have even met and made planning our wedding so easy and enjoyable.

If Joanne was on a much needed break, we dealt with Edel. Edel was also amazing at her job and is a credit to the Radisson team, her knowledge and calm & friendly demeanour meant she was a joy to work with.

On the day of our wedding, the whole team were fantastic. The day flowed so well and you could tell it was from careful planning. Everyone had a smile on their faces and no ask was too great. All my guests complimented on how amazing they all were. A huge special thanks to Seamus who looked after us at the top table, you could not meet a nicer man who is so dedicated to ensuring we had a great day.

The food at both the drinks reception and the meal was fabulous. The guests are still raving about it. The bridal suite is so lovely, we did not want to leave. All of who stayed said they had the best nights sleep!

I hope I have not missed anything out now but to all the staff at the Radisson, thank you from the bottoms of our hearts for giving us the best day of our lives xxx
on Wed, 4th of September, 2019
Cannot recommend the Radisson Blu hotel enough. Joanne our wedding coordinator was absolutely amazing! Her advice and ideas were very much appreciated and taken on board. The decor, food and staff was out of this world. Seamus and Dori were with us on our wedding day and Joanne wasn't lying when she

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told us we would be in good hands. They made us and our guests feel like royalty. I honestly cannot recommend them enough. Joanne was so quick to respond to my emails and kept contacting me in the run up to the wedding seeing if I had everything I needed sorted and if she could be of any help. She is such a lovely girl and because of her along with the staff they made our day perfect. Thank you Joanne, Seamus, Dori and to all the staff at the Radisson Blu hotel and spa, ye outdone yerselves.
on Wed, 4th of September, 2019
We would highly recommend The Radisson Blu Hotel. Everyone went beyond their call of duty to help us have the most amazing wedding reception. Joanne our wedding coordinator was one in a million, she made everything seem so easy. We couldn't fault anything on our day.
on Wed, 24th of July, 2019
My husband and I chose to get married in the Radisson in May 2019. All I can say is that It was the best decision we made. Everything went perfectly from start to finish. Our Wedding co-ordinator Joanne and Team were extremely professional, efficient and provided an excellent service. The Hotel and

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grounds on the day were stunning and we got some really beautiful pictures. The Radisson offers great wedding packages and cater to the needs of the couple. The food and service is of a very high standard. I would highly recommend the Radisson to any couple getting married. Thank you for making our day so special.
on Wed, 10th of July, 2019
My husband and I used the Hotel for our wedding and we honestly couldn’t recommend the place enough! The staff went out of there way for us and made our day so easy and stress free. Joanne our wedding coordinator was amazing and have constantly recommended the hotel since. The food was also

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outstanding. The day ran so smoothly and we were both so relaxed for the day and had no worries. The day after they had everything packed up for us and we didn’t have to do anything. Thank you so much for making our day even more special.
on Wed, 10th of July, 2019
We got married in the Radisson Blu hotel little island in April. What a gorgeous hotel. Joanne our wedding coordinator was fantastic. Nothing was a problem. The staff on the day made us feel like royalty. The room for the ceremony was beautifully decorated by the hotel and the main hall was the

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same. Everyone commented on how good the food was and the excellent service. The bridal suite was luxurious and spacious. Our whole wedding experience was fantastic thanks to the staff at the Radisson Blu.
on Tue, 11th of June, 2019
I cannot speak highly enough of this amazing venue. It is nothing but pure class inside and out. We travelled all the way from Oz to have our wedding here and we were not dissapointed! Joanne was fantastic and very hands on from the start as a wedding coordinator! She was quick to respond to emails

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and made sure our minds were at ease planning a wedding from overseas. The rooms are lovely and spacious-extremely clean and moderne. All our guests Irish and Australian were delighted with the food and efficiency on the evening. I would love to give a shout out to Seamus who is an absolute credit to the hotel. He looked after the top table on the evening and he couldn’t of done anymore for us-everyone was raving about him lol! So thank you Seamus???? If I could do it all again I wouldn’t change a thing! We had a family bbq the next day and again staff and food were AMAZING!!My husband and his groomsmen tried the pool and said it was one of the best they have ever been in with all the relaxing jet options(thats good coming from an Aussie)????. The Raddison is just phenomenal, be it for a wedding, a birthday celebration or just a weekend getaway I would recommend 10 times over!! Thank you for helping us have the most magical wedding❤️
on Mon, 10th of June, 2019
We got married in March of this year and after looking at many different venues all around Ireland the Radisson was the one that stood miles ahead of the rest.
In the lead up to the wedding our wedding co-coordinator Joanne was incredible and was probably the person that was essential in all our

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planning and the one I contacted (pestered) the most. No request or question was too big or too small for her. Joanne accounted for and suggested details I never would have thought to plan out which ensured our wedding day was as magical as I dreamed of and completely stress free.
On the day, Joanne, Seamus and Doreen ensured everything ran absolutely perfectly. The room, waiting staff, chefs and the bar staff simply could not be faulted. Every single minute detail was taken care of and all the finishing touches looked phenomenal.
I could not recommend this place highly enough! Thank you for making our day so special!!!!
on Mon, 10th of June, 2019
We would beyond doubt highly recommend The Radisson Blu Hotel Little Island to any upcoming wedding couples. This hotel went beyond our expectations and Joanne the wedding coordinator was one in a million, we would have been lost without her. From the minute we planned our first meeting to the

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morning after our amazing wedding day we did not have one worry or complaint. Venue, staff, food, service, itinerary to name but a few we cannot compliment the Radisson enough. Thanks so much for making our day so memorable, Susan & Ken
on Fri, 5th of April, 2019
Dear Joanne,

I'm only now getting a chance to send you a quick email! I honestly cannot thank you and your amazing staff for absolutely everything ye all did for us to make our day so incredible! Every little detail was perfect, our guests have done nothing but rave about the whole day and in

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particular the hotel; from the food to the service everything was just perfect!

Thank you for everything Joanne, since we met you from day one you've been nothing short of amazing! Nothing was too much to ask and everything we requested you made happen! We honestly cannot thank you enough!

To Seamus and Dora on the day, they we're absolutely amazing!! They made sure myself and Killian were nothing but relaxed and enjoying our our day! Particularly Seamus when I had a slight wardrobe malfunction!

You all at the Radisson are truly fantastic at what you all you and it's so clear to see that you and your team love what you do!!

Thank you again so much Joanne,
No doubt we'll see you from time to time when we pop down for lunch, dinner or just a night away,

The new Mr and Mrs Hughes
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on Wed, 16th of January, 2019
We couldn't recommend the Radisson enough. From the moment we stepped inside the door, we knew it was the hotel for us. Joanne and all the staff were always on hand and nothing was too much hassle. The set up of the rooms for drinks reception and main hall are stunning. People have been raving about

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how good the food was since our big day. Amazing hotel and they are very willing to accommodate in every way.
on Thu, 29th of November, 2018
From the get-go the wedding coordinator was fantastic as we built up to the big day, I'd highly recommend this place from the food to the staff to every little detail the Radisson went truly above and beyond for us both - and we'd like to say thank you to every member of staff for a really memorable

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occasion.

William & Kelly
on Thu, 29th of November, 2018
We had our wedding reception at the Radisson in Little Island and we could not rate the day any higher. From start to finish the staff were amazing and could not do more to help and make our day amazing. We had a wedding coordinator who was outstanding and accommodated any request we had as best as

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she could. The day ran so smoothly and from the minute we pulled up outside Ditchley house for the drinks reception we knew we had nothing to worry about. The food in the Radisson is amazing and the chef is very accommodating also. If we could do it all again we would 100% choose the Radisson again.
on Wed, 28th of November, 2018
Thanks so much to Joanne and the amazing team in the Radisson for making Jamie and my wedding so memorable we cannot thank ye enough ye were an absolute pleasure to deal with and so reassuring everything went so perfect from start to finish the decor food was superb our guests were so impressed with

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the service and food the rooms were fantastic and our honeymoon suite was only amazing the effort ye went to was unbelievable I had nothing to do with regards wedding venue hotel did it all for me what Impress me so much that even next day ye were so attentive and couldn't do enough for us our first anniversary in hotel was amazing courtesy of ye really spoilt us I would highly recommend this hotel Joanne Pierre and staff fantastic team thank ye so much again for making our special day so memorable.
on Wed, 28th of November, 2018
Where do I start? The Radisson Hotel were amazing, they made my dream come true it was like a fairy tale. The hotel was only done beautifully, the hotel staff were so professional, I was blown away. My 220 guests thought my day was the best they have been to. Thank you to the Radisson hotel and

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Joanne you are super. She helped me along the way with everything, wish I could do it all again 100per cent the best x
on Wed, 28th of November, 2018
Well what can we say... from start to finish Radisson Cork was just amazing!

We didn't have to worry about a thing as we knew how well we would be looked after.
Rosita, Edyta and the Team looked after us and our guests so well. We felt like we were the only couple to ever get married!

If we

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could do it all again we would, 100 times over.

Guests today are still talking and our day and have been comparing other weddings to ours.. Nothing has beaten the Radisson so far!

We would highly recommend the hotel to any couple. Shane has an amazing team and you won't be disappointed!
on Wed, 28th of November, 2018
We had our wedding in the Radisson hotel little island Oct 2016. We were provided with an absolutely fantastic day from start to finish from the time we met with the wedding planners to the actual day itself. We have great memories from our day and this had a lot to do with all the staff on the day.
on Wed, 28th of November, 2018
I can most certainly highly recommend The Radisson Blu, for a wedding, be it big or small!!

We had the best day ever and all our needs were met. From the moment we arrived at the Radisson day one, we knew this was where we wanted to spend our special day surrounded by friends and family, it was

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clean and very welcoming.

Each step of the way, the wedding coordinator and staff were there to make every aspect of our wedding perfect for us.

We happened to have a beautiful sunny day and our guests enjoyed a few drinks out outside while the Jazz band played and we got plenty of pictures on the front steps.

The food was of the highest standard and there were clean plates everywhere. Food didn't stop there, we then had a fabulous spread of food after some dancing and shapes on the dance floor. The kids and the (big kids) were delighted with the candy cart.

If you're considering a wedding at the Radisson, I urge you, go meet the team. You'll fall in love with the place!!

on Wed, 28th of November, 2018
Myself and my husband got married on the 27th of May at the Radisson Blu in Cork and it was an amazing experience from start to finish. From the day we walked in to view the venue we knew we wanted to get married there. The setting was just lovely, and our wedding reception was beautiful with

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everyone outside in the gardens and in the old house enjoying their mojitos! The food was fantastic, and the venue was decorated perfect! We had so many of our guests commenting on all the extras we did but actually it was all the hotel! The staff are amazing to deal with and our wedding coordinator was on the ball from day 1. We really recommend this wedding venue for couples for the future wedding day!
on Wed, 28th of November, 2018
We got married in the Radisson Hotel, Cork on Friday the 21/10/2016.
We could not recommend this hotel enough for your big day. Right from the beginning from booking our day until the day after our big day, everything was perfect. We also had our civil service in the hotel too and the room was

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just spectacular and just how we imagined it and more. I have to give a special mention to Rosita who was just fabulous in the run up and nothing was any hassle. We were so thrilled at how easy everything was. We got loads of compliments from our guests from everything to the way the rooms were lit to how delicious the food was. Myself and my husband wish we could do it all over again!!
on Wed, 28th of November, 2018
Myself and Paul got married over 2 years ago and had our reception in the Radisson Blu and not one regret do we have to this day. I have done nothing but recommend the hotel to anyone i have spoken to since, who are hotel shopping for their own venue. The staff from the day I put my deposit down to

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the wedding day itself, were absolutely fantastic. So helpful, so kind, so happy and we were made feel so welcome throughout the whole experience. The hotel itself is beautiful and the function room is the prettiest function room I have seen to date. If we had to do it all over again the first thing I would do is book the Radisson Blu for sure. Food was also divine which is a major deal so that was great. 100% I will always recommend this hotel.
Thanks for everything
Aisling.
on Wed, 28th of November, 2018
We got married here 2 years ago and I must say the whole day was spectacular. From the day we booked up until the day of our wedding they couldn't do enough for us. We were lucky to have fantastic weather and had our drinks reception in ditchley house and used the gardens. It was fantastic. The food

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and staff were wonderful on the day and we didn't have to worry about anything. Would highly recommend to anyone considering Radisson for their big day.
on Wed, 28th of November, 2018
Thank you so much to all the staff at the Radisson,who from start to finish for our wedding journey went over and beyond to give us the most special wedding day experience with our family and friends. A special mention to Rosita for helping us with all the planning, it was such a pleasure to work

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with you Rosita you are superb at your job, we appreciate your time and efforts in making our wedding day so special. We would also like to give a special mention to Seamus who was just amazing on the day. Such a happy and friendly person! We enjoyed your company immensely and truly want to thank you for all your wonderful efforts in looking after us for the whole weekend. You certainly were a fan favourite amongst our family and guests! Thank you again for your kindness. We would also like to pay our compliments to the Chef for the amazing food provided. Many of our guests gave wonderful feedback and complimented the chef on the food also. We would highly recommend to future couples, Staff are excellent to deal with. Thank you all so much again, x
on Wed, 17th of October, 2018
We were absolutely delighted that we picked the Radisson for our big day as we sat only 300 guests and the staff were brilliant to each guest. We have no problem recommending the Radisson to any of our friends and family. From the second we booked it with Joanne right up to the big day you made us

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excited and not a bit stressed! Catering for the number of guests we had ye made us very welcome! And all the catering staff were outstanding and very helpful! Management and staff were unbelievable on the day very kind, warm-hearted people that made us feel very special! They were always smiling and made us feel very comfortable and thank you for that. x
on Tue, 16th of October, 2018
Once we booked our wedding in the Radisson, we knew we were going to be well looked after. Joanne and all the managers looked after us so so well. Joanne was constantly in contact and any query that I had, was responded to within minutes. Joannes checklist was so intricate, I knew we were in great

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hands, and any little details I forgot about, she reminded me of. On the wedding day, we were treated like a king and queen. The food was exquisite and all our guests complimented it. The staff were so friendly and accommodating. The following day we had a BBQ and the food was again, fantastic. I knew we would have a great wedding, but the Radisson and all its staff made it magical. Thank you so much for all of your help. I will not stop recommending The Radisson Blu, Cork.
on Thu, 4th of October, 2018
Myself and my husband could not recommend the Radisson Blu Hotel enough. Our experience throughout the planning and on the day was superb. Joanne from day one was a pleasure and could not do enough to help us which made the planning so much easier. The hotel itself is stunning and makes for

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beautiful photos, especially in Ditchley House! The food was second to none and people still talk about that to this day! If you are unsure about having your wedding here, let me put your mind at ease. Our day went without a hitch and our guests felt very well looked after. We held our ceremony here also and the decor of both the ceremony room and banquet room was excellent. I can honestly say we wouldn't change anything about our day. Also a special mention to Séamus, He was an absolute delight to have around and thoroughly looked after myself and my husband on the day!
on Wed, 3rd of October, 2018
We cannot recommend the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Cork, highly enough if you are looking for a wedding venue. From our first appointment, we were made feel welcome and put completely at ease. All our questions were answered and nothing was any trouble. Coming up to the day itself

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"Joanne" was a constant in my emails reassuring us that all was in hand and answering all our questions again.

When we had our BBQ the night before as a get together for family and friends that had travelled from abroad we knew we were in good hands. The day itself was more than we could have wished for, everything happened seamlessly and all of the staff no matter who, when asked a question were superb. The service and food were fantastic and the guests are still talking about it.

We cannot thank everyone enough for making our special day so memorable and unique to us.

Linda Nolan & Daniel Twomey (9/8/2018)
on Wed, 3rd of October, 2018
Both wedding co-ordinators (joanne and ciara) were a pleasure to deal with. They thought of every little detail leaving us with no stress in the build up! The staff could not have been more attentive on the wedding day. We had an amazing experience with the radisson.
on Wed, 3rd of October, 2018
We can't thank the Radisson enough, they went above and beyond on our wedding day. Ciara the wedding coordinator was absolutely amazing, she helped us with every little detail we needed. The food was unbelievable, very tasty, all our guests commented on how fab the dinner was, the staff in the

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Radisson were wonderful and made you feel right at home. We would recommend this hotel to future couples.
on Wed, 3rd of October, 2018
We got married on the 17th of March this year. The Radisson was the first and only hotel we viewed and we were immediately blown away with how gorgeous the hotel was. From our initial meeting with Joanne and her team we knew we were in great hands. The day itself was perfect. We opted to have a

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civil ceremony in the hotel. The room was like something out of a fairytale, it was stunning. The dining room was simply divine. The food was absolutely gorgeous our guests are still talking about it. I would highly recommend the Radisson Hotel to anyone looking for their venue. Thank you Joanne and your team for everything xxx Jackie and Shane.
on Tue, 2nd of October, 2018
Could not recommend the Radisson Blu Little Island enough. Staff especially Joanne the wedding coordinator were absolutely excellent. Nothing was a problem. We were made feel like royalty before during and after our big day. Food & service were excellent. Made feel at ease throughout the planning

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process. Delighted we picked this venue.
on Mon, 1st of October, 2018
If any couples out there are looking for a wedding venue, the Radisson blue hotel little island is the most wonderful and best place to have the reception, the staff is remarkably outstanding to deal with and so helpful. Joanne O’ Donoghue was our wedding planner at the hotel. Joanne was pleasant

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to deal with, very helpful and understanding, so responsive and met all of our needs. The Hotel Staff went above and beyond for us we got married on a Saturday but stayed at the hotel for the whole weekend Friday till Monday we were made feel so welcome and were treated like royalty.
Any couples looking to get married and want an epic and the most rememberable day of their lives, book the Radisson and live happily ever after.
on Mon, 1st of October, 2018
I could not say enough about the Radisson hotel! They were amazing from start to finish! Joanne our wedding co ordinator was outstanding and so helpful. Very fast to reply to my emails and any other questions I had. Food was beautiful everyone commented on how good the food was. Such a lovely group

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of staff and so friendly and easy going put us at ease the entire day!
on Mon, 1st of October, 2018
From first introductions we felt confident that Radisson Blu Little Island was the right Wedding Venue for us.
on Fri, 28th of September, 2018
I have nothing but excellent things to say about having our wedding in the Radisson blue hotel little island. We were at two weddings previous to our own there and we really enjoyed both so when we decided to start looking at hotels we knew the Radisson was at the top of our list. They were very

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prompt in all responses to our requests. If there was something we wanted to change or add even last minute it was no trouble at all. Joanne and Ciara who we were dealing with were so easy going in the lead up to the day, that it made our planning so much easier. They made great suggestions when we were not sure about certain things. Shane and Pierre on the day were brilliant. From the moment we stepped out of the car they had us laughing, great banter and kept us smiling. Some guests had requested something from the staff at the hotel on the day, they said it was done with no complaints at all. The food was delicious, everyone seemed to be well fed and everyone's desserts were lovely and warm. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone.
on Thu, 6th of September, 2018
The Radisson staff were an absolute pleasure to deal with from start to finish. From planning to the actual day they were so professional, friendly and on the ball from day 1. My bridal party and guests have all complimented the staff in the Radisson, they were so helpful on the day and couldn’t

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have done any more for us and our guests. They are an absolute credit to the Radisson. Also the set up on the day, the layout was stunning, once again thanks to all the staff. Compliments also to the chef as my guest's feedback was that the food was amazing. (Radisson is known for amazing food) The day couldn’t have run any more smoothly due to the staff being on the ball. I would highly recommend the Radisson for a wedding. I cannot fault them in any way, they are just top notch. Special thanks to Rosita and Sheamus who were a pleasure to deal with.
on Wed, 5th of September, 2018
We found the Radisson staff helpful at all times, flexible in responding to an extra person showing up on the day to being willing to change the wedding from a planned indoor civil wedding ceremony to an outdoor civil wedding ceremony when the weather proved suitable.
The venue is spectacular,

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especially if you're lucky enough to get the weather to set up outdoors- the outdoor setup in the garden facing the old house really was a step up and worth the extra fee.The reception being out there worked out great as well, with people able to retire indoors or to the shelter of the parasols if the sun was too much.
The food was spectacular. I cannot recommend this enough - everyone we've spoken to feels like the food was among the best or just the best food they've had at any wedding they've been to. They were also willing to listen to our requests about minor changes to the food (very minor changes, as we felt like the chef did know best). They also had a list of dietary requirements that they were able to meet and no-one was left unhappy. The potato dauphinoise was, without a doubt, the most popular side at the wedding. I could have a meal of just that. The staff were a pleasure to deal with as well. In particular Joanne, the wedding coordinator who helped make sure we kept on track with getting things ready (and was okay with us getting some things a bit last minute...) and Séamus who took care of us for the night, and the wait staff who made sure everyone got their meal in good time and kept the wine glasses flowing.
The BBQ the next day was perfect as well - and they were flexible about what time we could have it at. Having enough rooms for everyone who wanted to stay was also a huge plus, as it meant anyone who desired a room was able to get one, which is a really nice extra at a wedding.

Really couldn't recommend it more for someone planning their wedding.
on Thu, 23rd of August, 2018
What an amazing day we had, staff could not have done any more for us. Food was beautiful a lot of the guests had said to us. Anything we asked we received and more. Joanne was wonderful to deal with nothing was an issue.
on Wed, 22nd of August, 2018
We had an amazing wedding at the Radisson Blu hotel. We were lucky to have an outdoor wedding due to the sunny weather. The wedding decor, all done by the hotel is beautiful and included in the package. The hotel staff and wedding coordinator Joanne O Donoghue are very organised, reliable and

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efficient. All the guests were well looked after on the day and we could enjoy the day as they took care of everything well.
on Tue, 21st of August, 2018
Great service, food was excellent and the lawn was a lovely relaxed setting for the drinks reception.
on Wed, 4th of April, 2018
On behalf of Lorraine and I, we would like to extend a sincere thank you to you All for the support and professional service we received at the wedding and the following day. We experienced 5 Star service throughout the day and evening and a special thank you to Seamus (Maitre D for the Wedding) he

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was exceptional in his support and service.

The meal was excellent for such a large gathering and please extend our sincere thanks to all the catering personnel from the Chefs to the Staff serving our wedding guests. All our guests at the wedding were very complimentary on the exquisite food served.

To Joanne O’Donoghue, thank you for your professional expertise and advice in the preparation of the wedding. The Day was fantastic from start to finish and your support was again ‘5 Star’ in every aspect of the day.

THANK YOU ALL and wishing you all at the Hotel the very best for the year to come.
on Thu, 15th of March, 2018
Raddison Blu little island, thank ye so much for the best day of our life’s. Ye really made it extra special! From the decor to the little touches! Joanne was always their to respond to my many questions and always was their to help. On the day Seamus was always at hand with anything that we

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wanted. The food was top notch and my god was their plenty. Many of our guests commented on the amount of food at the drinks reception, the dinner and the evening food and how tasty it was. From the start to finish the radisson was top notch and I’m so glad we had our wedding their. We would 110% recommend anyone looking for a wedding venue to go to the Raddison Blu little island you won’t regret it! ?? Mr&Mrs Sullivan
on Tue, 13th of March, 2018
Radisson hotel & spa little island was amazing to deal with from start to finish, food was excellent all my guests were commenting for ages after about it. Staff were amazing & very professional. Delighted with the whole thing from planning to the actual day. Couldn’t recommend this hotel enough!!

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Fab fab fab
on Tue, 13th of March, 2018
Great place for a wedding. Food was fantastic and staff were excellent. No Complaints at all.
on Tue, 13th of March, 2018
Excellent location and professional staff
on Mon, 28th of August, 2017
We would like to extend a huge thank you to Rosita and your team for all you have done for us on our special day. It was absolutely flawless and everything went down so well from the venue, food and of course the staff.
We are so thankful and we hope you enjoy your couple bottles of wine.
Thank

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you.
Andy & Sue
on Sun, 27th of August, 2017
We booked our wedding in the Radisson Blu Hotel in 2016 as we were amazed by the picturesque setting,we met with Ciara Barry who could not be more helpful. See we have two Autistic kids and no matter what this was more important to us,That they be looked after on the day and they were . Their was a

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room set aside for the twins with bean bags and toys galore and whatever they wanted the hotel staff got this was fantastic . See after we had booked the hotel worry started to set in as we heard of so many weddings happening in the Radisson, we said we're going to be just another digit to them. But we couldn't have been more wrong our wedding was on the 17th of August just gone and that morning i wanted loads done but i wasent allowed lift a finger, I met with two ladys EDYTA & EZABELA who looked after everything they were a breath of fresh air so calm and understanding i was amazed so onto the church . Once we then arrived at the hotel we were met by fantastic staff again EDYTA & BRYAN these two made us feel special afterwards we sat down for the meal and again Bryan looked after us this guy has spirit and so nice the whole place was talking about him , You know the staff made our day also they all went above and beyond we were not just another number to the hotel my wife was relieved and overwhelmed by the service the food was amazing all our guest were amazed and we would like to thank the chef and his staff for doing such a great job and also SEAMÁS, BART, FRAN, SEAMÁS were still laughing here at how positive you were and the banter we had with you that night was brilliant even when we had sing song in the bar at 3 am this was not a problem , we didn't manage to get everyones names but to those who did help out thanks so much would we do it all again. .. course we would but only at this hotel ..
on Thu, 27th of July, 2017
Hi Ciara

Thank you for your help in bringing our vision together. It turned out better than we hoped and could not have asked for more.

The feedback from our Guests has been fantastic. You have an amazing team and the level of service over the 2 days was outstanding. Multiple tables commented

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on how nice the hotel staff were (on both days) Some of the guests had never been to Cork before and were overwhelmed by the welcome they received.

Thanks again for everything. Kevin will be highly recommending you & the hotel to his customers. We are looking forward to our one year anniversary stay.

Philip & Kevin
on Thu, 27th of July, 2017
Hi Ciara

hope your well?

We had an amazing day and having it in the Radisson made it complete.

We never wanted another hotel as your staff are second to none.

They were outstanding from start to finish they took care of everyone.

The food was outstanding and the service was first

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class. We look forward to coming back for our 1st anniversary.

Thank you for everything you helped me with every query and was so professional.#

The Radisson should be proud to have staff like ye there.

Thank you,
Mr & Mrs O'Brien
on Thu, 27th of July, 2017
Hi Ciara,

I suppose I'll start off by saying thank you for giving us an amazing day we couldn't have done it without you.

From start to finish on the day it was absolutely amazing, where you had the ceremony positioned outside with the drinks reception all outside next to it was perfect way

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better than I ever pictured it to be.

The meal on the day was unbelievable the chefs did an amazing job with it all from our menu to the vegan and vegetarian options just perfect.

The feedback I'm after getting back from guest is great they couldn't believe where we were, as one guest put it ' it was like something from a film' I can't thank you enough for all the hard work from start to finish from you and your team behind it all.

Could you say a special thank you to Shane and Isabel on the day they did an excellent job of looking after us on the day, they really went above and beyond for us, they made us feel really relaxed about everything.

Thank you again,

Ciara & Dave
on Wed, 12th of October, 2016
Picking a venue for your wedding is a big decision and for us our first thoughts were to pick a hotel nearer to home until we fell in love with the Radisson on our first visit. I loved the old style of Ditchley house with the open gardens while Darren loved the modern style of the Ball room. So

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both of us were sold!! We are so glad we picked the Radisson as our experience on our wedding day was amazing. There is not one thing I could fault. Everywhere looked amazing, all them little touches you add make the place look magical. Every staff member was so friendly and very accommodating not only to us and the bridal party but to every single guest. Every one mentioned how friendly the staff were and we received nothing but compliments about the fantastic service they received from when they were checking in, to the service they got at dinner time right down to when they were checking out. The food was gorgeous and plenty of it as well, we have nothing but all good compliments from ourselves and our guests. We would highly recommend the Radisson to all future couples out there looking for a venue that gives five-star treatment to all with fantastic food and service. Thank you to all the staff at the Radisson for making our day so amazing and Thank you especially to Ciara, Isabella, Pierre and Daniel to name a few.

Rachel & Darren Heffernan
on Thu, 29th of September, 2016
We had our wedding reception in The Radisson Blu Little Island on the bank holiday Monday 2016. From the moment I walked up to the reception desk to inquire about their wedding packages (I was with my 3 year old in between school runs on a weekday in Feb 2016)...I was introduced to Ciara Barry and

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straight away I knew we were going to book our wedding here. We had six months to organise ourselves and I can honestly say I did not get stressed at all. Ciara basically said all I needed to do was to turn up on the day !!!! We chose our food after a food tasting that felt like a VIP experience with Dori . We chose lamb and fish and we were blown away with the quality of our dishes. We both enjoy our food. We chose to buy our own wine and this was no problem.
We booked into the hotel the night before the wedding with our 3 kids. I had a massage and felt so relaxed. The kids felt like they were on their holidays watching movies and ordering room service. The morning of the wedding the kids went swimming with their dad (the groom) !! as the girls went to Youghal to get ready. The weather was awful on the day but it made no difference at all as the staff at the Radisson were out with their umbrellas to welcome and help every guest to the pre reception. We had cocktails and scones with a jazz band that were amazing!!!! Then the evening reception began. We has two oval top tables which worked so well. The room looked beautiful. We did not have a wedding cake instead we had a sweet cart! Our waiter was Brian who was fabulous. The staff introduced themselves to each individual table they were serving which made it so personal. The kids were runing around and the staff were so nice to them. The wine was flowing and the food was the best I have ever had at any wedding. The experience could not have been better. We felt it was 5 star quality. I cannot recommend this hotel enough. Thank you so much. Linda, Glen and the kids.
on Wed, 28th of September, 2016
Having recently celebrated our wedding at the Radison Hotel I could not recommend it highly enough. From start to finish our day was just amazing and I want to thank all your team from the bottom of my heart for looking after us so fantastically. From the warm welcome , the superb pre-reception,

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the attention to detail with how I wanted things laid out, the incredible food, all the staff serving at the meal and I have to particularly mention Pierre - what a gentleman who ensured we were all looked after so well and truly treated us like royalty - all a credit to this hotel! We have always loved the radison for weddings and I was truly taken back by how beautiful the hotel looked the day of our wedding- it's all the little touches that meant so much and we appreciate all the effort that went into making it just the most incredible day of our lives. Thank you all again xxx
Sarah & David McCarthy
on Sat, 24th of September, 2016
We had our wedding in the Radisson blu in august and I honestly do not know where to start! From the first day of meeting Ciara I was totally put at ease, nothing I asked was a problem and everything we wished for and more was done!.When we arrived at the wedding reception we were treated like

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royalty!! The hotel looked stunning and the staff were incredible!! The food was just amazing! Every person I have been speaking to are still complimenting it!!
I cannot ever thank Ciara Pierre Seamus and Isabelle enough.
I am so glad we picked the Radisson blu celebrate our marriage and would highly recommend for everyone to go there!!
Thank you all again
Aoife and Brian Murphy xx
on Wed, 23rd of March, 2016
Myself and husband got engaged at Christmas time and we started researching the best places for our wedding reception. We booked loads of places and lastly we met the radisson blu team. By this time I was feeling so overwhelmed and the minute we set down with Emma the wedding Co ordinator in the

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radisson blu hotel I knew this was the place. I as so nervous and Emma just took it all away. We had our church booked but the minute Emma showed me the civil ceremony room, My husband said we'll there goes the church. He was right it was breath taking, just like a fairy tale. It was so romantic with all the candles, lighting and the personal feel to it. We booked our reception with the radisson blu the following day. Than a couple of months later ciara took over as our wedding Co ordinator. At first I was so nervous as I was one of the most nervous brides I think you would of ever met. Ciara arrange a meeting and after sitting down with ciara for two minutes we just loved her. Ciara was on top of everything. Our wedding menu tasting was amazing and the radisson even made us feel special at this. My father and brother in law are both chefs so I was a bit nervous about them being critical about the food but they thought it was amazing. I would email and get a reply straight away. Ciara would be letting me know what I had to do or get. She was amazing. Than the day came and ciara and the team were waiting for me when I arrived. Helping me out if the car, fixing my veil and dress. I can't remember much of the day as its a blur but I remember how much the radisson made me feel so special and my little girl who is four was treated like a princess.
on Tue, 8th of March, 2016
I can not say enough about The Radisson and its staff! We booked our wedding only 4 months in advance and every single person we dealt with, up until checkout the day after our dream day, were nothing short of amazing. We started our booking with Emma who was wedding coordinator, who unfortunately

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left midway through our prep, but we were left in the capable hands of Ciara who met us as often as needed and went through everything with us to ensure everything was right. We had our wedding directly after xmas and the hotel were so flexible regards dropping off wine/favours etc so that we could go and enjoy our xmas day with no work left to do! The room looked amazing and the food....I cannot compliment the chef enough! The beef was out of this world..and don't even mention the choc puddings....(I think we booked our whole wedding based on those!) We had last minute changes to seating plan on two occasions and the staff were so helpful. We would like to thank Ciara, Iwona, Edyta, Pierre and all serving staff (the waiters were laughing and joking with guests throughout dinner service and it made everything feel so relaxed and friendly). We had an amazing day.
on Tue, 13th of October, 2015
Hi Emma,

I cannot thank you and your incredible team enough! Our wedding day was absolutely perfect! From the moment I booked it, Emma was always on hand to answer any queries I had....so efficient and helpful! On the day, Edyta, Isabella and Pierre were just outstanding. They ensured everything

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ran so smoothly and kept checking we were happy with everything and had a drink in our hands! The new ballroom looked amazing and I just loved all the new extras. Pierre was fantastic with my 16 month old daughter who was a little overwhelmed on the day and I was so impressed when I saw him bring her some dolls and toys to play with to comfort her. I honestly couldn't have asked for better! I'm already looking forward to our first anniversary night at your hotel.

I have attached a photo of us in your new cocoon outside the bridal suite. It was fab!

Many thanks again,

Jennifer & Barry Somers
on Tue, 8th of September, 2015
Hi Amy,
What a day! We could not have asked for more from anyone at the Radisson. Thank you for everything you did in the run up to the wedding. I have to say you have a wonderful team under you in Pierre and Isabella and Seamus the duty manager is another asset to the hotel. Three beautiful,

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kind and patient people. They really could not do enough for us.

Everyone commented on the quality and quantity of the food. Most people said they’ve been to a few other weddings in local Cork Hotels and have come away hungry from the meal. Not so at the Radisson. It was amazing. They ‘prosecco’ reception was also another big hit! People were absolutely thrilled with that. And the function room is fabulous. I would recommend ye to anyone who asked with glowing comments.

I really can’t thank you enough for all that you did. You made the organizing (of the hotel part of the wedding at least) so easy on us. You are a pleasure to deal with and I hope the hotel knows what a treasure you are to them.

Thanks again for everything Amy.

Kind regards

Mairead
on Tue, 25th of August, 2015
Hi Emma,

How are you?

Thank you so much for everything you have done for us throughout the whole lead up to the wedding, everything was perfect and the way we imagined it.

Can you please also thank all the staff on behalf of myself and Mikey, everything ran smoothly on the day/night and

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they couldn't have done enough for us especially Edita.

Everyone was complimenting the food and staff so we were delighted on choosing ye as our venue.

Kind Regards
Sonia
on Tue, 2nd of June, 2015
Hi Amy

Just wanted to say a massive thank you to you and your colleagues for an outstanding
Reception. It was just perfect. Everybody was wonderful and I was made feel like a queen.
There were so many comments about the how the food was delivered, how kind and professional the staff were. The

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new ballroom looked super. I was and am still overwhelmed but not hugely surprised by the fantastic service. I could go on and on.

Sincere thank you and very best wishes
Carol and Andrew Mullen!!
on Thu, 14th of May, 2015
Emma,
I just want to put in an email our appreciation for the amazing job you did for us at the reception, from start to finish it was a truly 5 star experience, the meal spoke for itself and every person there said it to us. The accommodation was perfection, the staff were attentive and helpful

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the bbcue yesterday was truly wonderful, I hadn't a worry once I entered the door and I feel your hotel played a Hugh part in the pride both Anthony and myself feel this morning about a job well done.

Thank you all once again both from ourselves and the happy couple, kind regards, mary
on Thu, 2nd of April, 2015
Hi Emma,

Myself and Jonathan are back from costa del sol and just can't stop talking about our wedding and more importantly the service and attention to detail that you and the staff put into making our wedding day sooo special, stress-free and exactly the way I wanted it.

Pierre and all the

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dining staff did an amazing job keeping all our guests happy and the food the chef produced was second to none people are still talking about it.

My dad was extremely impressed with the Smithwicks service that he received and all the bridal party felt extremely special and were very impressed with their rooms.

It was soo lovely to see people out on the lawn during the drinks reception and they were all delighted to avail of the sun.

It was also great that there was no rush with our check out on the Sunday which made our day soo relaxing and we could just take it all in.

Again Emma thank you for your professionalism, help, support and attention to detail, we were soo happy with our day at the Radisson and are looking forward to calling again.

Regards,
Corinna and Jonathan
on Fri, 27th of March, 2015
Hi Emma

Hope you are keeping well!

Tom and Roisin here just sending you an email about our Wedding on the 21st of February.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our day so special!

We have to commend all the staff for being so friendly and efficient on the day. We were

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so well looked after by all the staff. Both the room for the ceremony and the wedding reception were beautifully and tastefully done up. Pierre and Edyta were amazing all day! Everyone raved about them

We also would like to mention Padriag for all his help and for looking after Grooms father getting on the right road for Waterford and for dropping Grooms uncle to Little Island train station.

The day was magical and we thoroughly enjoyed the day

We cannot thank you enough

Kind Regards
Roisin and Tom
on Fri, 27th of March, 2015
I can't thank you or the operations team enough. Everyone was super, so helpful, paid attention to everything we had asked for and such a pleasure to deal with. Ye really made our weekend so special right up to the moment we left. I couldn't recommend your venue and staff enough. One of our friends

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got engaged before Christmas and I know they were enquiring about your venue after our wedding. I hope ye get lots of business from it, ye deserve it.
on Wed, 18th of February, 2015
Planning your wedding is one of the most exciting times in yer lives so picking the right venue is very important! We searched the whole of cork and finally made an appoitment with Emma to view the radisson ! She was so welcoming and professional we didn't look any more! On the lead up to the

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wedding Emma was so patient and helpful with our decesions and plans ! On the day all I can say is WOW the room was fab food was top notch and the staff were like family there for every need of not just us but for our guests to. If I could of just pressed pause to make the day last longer. Finally the morning after the 5 star treatment didn't stop champagne breakfast very attentive staff helping us gather all our stuff and a friendly good bye and well wishes! I couldn't recommend radisson blu highly enough for weddings! Venue staff food and little extras offered are just out of this world and it's those things that make your day as AWESOME as it should be !!!!
on Tue, 17th of February, 2015
When we were getting married we wanted a central location that had a bit of character, a large function room so people wouldn't be squashed, enough space to not have to move people's tables after dinner, a stage setup so that our band could get going straight away, excellent food, plenty of

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bedrooms, friendly, helpful and easy to deal with people and, of course, we wanted it at a good price. Needless to say we thought such a place didn't exist. So we were very surprised when we went to talk to the team in the Radisson Cork to find that they actually delivered all of this plus a few extras. I can't express enough what a pleasure it was to deal with this hotel. From our negotiations on costs and setups to menu tastings, everyone was helpful and accommodating.

We were very particular about the food and asked for a second tasting. The chef listened to our feedback and made effort to ensure we were happy. Our seconf experience was spot on and on the day itself everyone raved about the food.

Prior to the day our coordinator went through all our details and made us feel very confident that all would go well on the day.

The day/night before myself and some friends went to decorate. Again the staff were so helpful and really accommodated us with our cake/wine/decoration deliveries. Everything was on hand and nothing was too much trouble.

On the day itself the staff were super. We felt that we were well taken care of but that also our guests were looked after. Service on the day was great, food was hot and swift. This was particularly challenging given the large crowd. So got so many compliments on the drinks reception, the location, the staff, the food. All in all the entire team from housekeeping to wedding planners were superb. I would highly recommend this hotel as a choice for a large or small wedding. They are exceptional.
on Tue, 17th of February, 2015
We got married New Year’s Eve 2014. The first hotel we went to look at was the Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa Little Island. The hotel was set up for a wedding that day, everything looked so perfect. The date we wanted was available so we just booked it. We live abroad so I was a little apprehensive

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about the planning. The wedding coordinators at the hotel made everything so easy. They were so professional and down to earth you could ask them anything. The day of the wedding was magical. From the moment we arrived we were treated like royalty. The meal was outstanding and the service was unbelievable. The main reason the Radisson was such an amazing venue for us is that they treated every one of our 185 guests with such wonderful service. All the guests that we met since the wedding commented on how delightful the staff were and what a great hotel it was for a wedding. I would highly recommend the Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa Little Island.
on Tue, 17th of February, 2015
We got married December 30th 2014 and it was as they say the best day of our lives but it was made that by the Radisson Blu Cork, they couldnt have been more helpful. Right from the start as we are based in london it was hard to get back to see hotels so the hotel gave us a tour via skype and our

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wedding planner Rosita was the best! she made us feel at ease everytime we met her and everything was looked after even things you didnt even know were happening. the staff on the day were so friendly and nice and the waiting staff were A1. my terror of a niece (5) decided she wanted toast and jam and the chef made it for her, then she decided she wanted pasta and that too was bought out for her. the staff were polite and even when their shifts ended at 1am they came to find myself and hubby and wished us well and said goodnight.

I have been recommending the Radisson Blu to everyone since and will continue to do so.
on Mon, 27th of October, 2014
My wife Eimear and I had our wedding reception in the Radisson in Aug 2014 and can honestly say we had a fantastic experience, there was plenty of choice in Cork but from the very first chat with wedding co-ordinator Emma Darmody we knew we made the right choice, Emma was brilliant and kept on top

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of every detail while also coming up with some ideas herself to help us along, on the big day we were fortunate to have sunshine and the guests had pre dinner drinks under the canapy on the lawn which everyone loved (nobody wanted to go back in), the meal itself was fantastic and the large dance floor gave people plenty of room, the staff were fantastic especially Pierre and made sure everyone was looked after and wine glasses always topped up, book the Radisson and you wont be dissaopinted, big thanks again to all the staff

Steve and Eimear
on Thu, 23rd of October, 2014
Absolutely stunning hotel, we had our wedding here in September and couldn't fault a single thing. The staff were amazing, the rooms are beautiful, the function room is amazing and so spacious and the food is absolutely to die for! Would highly recommend them to anyone, especially for your big day

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they are so accomadating and nothing was too much of an ask. 5* :)
on Sun, 19th of October, 2014
From start to finish our wedding was dealt with the most professional manner. Our wedding organiser Emma was so helpful in ensuring our day went without a hitch. The food was amazing and the staff were flawless especially a staff member called Pierre. I have never in my life come across a man so

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professional in the catering industry. I would highly recommend The Radisson Blu for any type of function.
on Thu, 16th of October, 2014
We recently got married on the 3rd of October in the hotel. From day one when we first sat down just to enquire about the hotel we were offered great help and advice in a professional yet friendly manor as to how to approach or day which made it all the easier for us.

Leading up to the big day

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the wedding co-ordinator Edita was in contact regularly making sure that we had everything in place, co-ordinating the guest room lists, organising our taster evening and running through the itinerary for the day to make sure all was in order.

On the big day despite the weather being bad the hotel was setup and looking great on our arrival. The old Ditchley house is a great setting for photograph and for arrival. The guests arrived at the hotel through Ditchley house and were greeted by a champagne reception, jazz band and the main reception area decked out for our special day.

The wedding party were greeted at the door by Pierre and Edyta, who throughout the day and into the evening really helped in making for us our occasion a brilliant day. They were both on hand for the entire day to ensure that everything went as planned. Pierre in particular had a great personality and created a great atmosphere at the top table with his professional yet good humoured approach.

The food in particular was delicious from starter to desert, nearly everyone we met afterwards was talking about the quality of the meal, and of course the hotel ensured the wine flowed freely as we requested.

Into the evening and the day continued as well as it had gone up until then. Even with a big crowd there was always enough bar persons present and there was never a long wait at the bar.

In summary I couldn't fault the hotel both in the build up to the big day and on the day. The setting is great and the service matched the setting, the staff in there efforts made the day easy for us at a time when you have so much other planning to do.

Thanks
Jim & Emer

on Wed, 15th of October, 2014
The Radisson, Little Island was a beautiful venue to have our wedding and the staff were fantastic to deal with. The events team were so accommodating - nothing was a problem and they took all out ideas on board and had excellent attention to detail. Guests commented afterwards on the excellent

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service on the day, the high quality of the food and how nice the staff were. Our guests had afternoon tea on arrival in Ditchley house and sat out in the sun listening to the jazz band drinking gin and prosecco! It was an amazing day and it went off without a hitch thanks to the hard work and professionalism of the hotel.
on Tue, 14th of October, 2014
We got married on the 30th of August this year and chose The Radisson in Little Island for our reception venue. This turned out to be one of the best decisions we made when planning our big day. The staff and service we received through out the planning stages and of course on the big day were

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second to none. I cannot think of one bad thing to say about this hotel and would highly recommend it to any future brides and grooms. The food was also a massive highlight for our guests. Since our wedding we have been getting amazing feedback from our guests on our choice of venue.
on Mon, 13th of October, 2014
Deciding which hotel to use for your wedding is a tough decision, we viewed 8 hotels before deciding on the radision blu.
We wanted a hotel that we could trust to deliver on the day, and a hotel that we could with which we could negotiate all the elements of wedding day in an open and honest

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manner.
The radisson really delivered and we decide to have both our wedding ceremony and our wedding reception there too.

The wedding organiser Amy is sincere, warm and professional. Her follow up work was excellent, anytime we asked a question and she didn't have an immediate answer she followed up with an email within hours.
She guided us through the planning process and invited us to view wedding and civil ceremonies early in the day when everything was setup.

The tasting the food exceed our expectations and we were waited on by the legendary Pierre (aka the loveable French man). He provided us with advice during the tasting and he was also present on our wedding day.

On the run up to the wedding Amy had comprehensive checklists and answered all those last minute questions.

On the morning of the wedding I walked around the 3 rooms for the ceremony, drinks reception and the wedding reception. Everything was as we requested.

Our day went like clockwork and we spend our day having fun and socialising with our guests.

The format of the day was civil wedding ceremony in pre-reception area, drinks reception in ditchley house(including jazz trio provided by hotel), wedding reception and afters in the main room(including candy cart provided by hotel). A late bar was provided in the pre-reception drinks area.

The following day we had a BBQ for lunch for all our guests, again everything was of a high standard.

Based on the our experienced we would highly recommend the radisson blu for your wedding day.
on Mon, 13th of October, 2014
From the moment my partner and i stepped into the radisson Blu hotel we knew this the hotel we wanted for our civil cermony,the wedding cordinator was so nice and helpful and always on hand when we needed her advise,the room we got married in was out of this world beautifully decorated,from the

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moment i stepped out of the limo on my wedding day all the staff made a big fuss with profesionalism, the staff are fantastic at their jobs and the day and night was fantastic,the four course meal was supberb my guests are still talking about it.i would recommend anyone getting married to book the radisson Blu and get the fantastic experience my husband and i got.
on Sat, 2nd of August, 2014
We got married on Sat. May 3rd 2014, in the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Little Island, Cork.
We couldn't fault our day in any way!! The staff were very professional, helpful & attentive to all of us on the day. The room was just beautiful where we had our ceremony, the arch lit up with lights, the

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chairs all covered & lanterns lit the side of the "aisle", which is a strip of lights that colour matched my bridesmaids dresses!!
The drinks reception that followed in Ditchley House with the jazz band was a perfect setting. The guests mingled, & we got family pictures taken there.
The dining room was just spectacular!! The way it was decorated, with fairy lights, & the tables were set up lovely, with candle bra & glass, so effective. The meal was the highlight for us as we wanted our guests to know we put thought & effort into choosing the menu!! From the starters to dessert, we could not complain, the meal was absolutely mouth watering & all of our guests complemented on same!! We had a lovely waiter, Pierre, assigned to look after us on the day, what a gent, so nice & very attentive to us all on the top table.
Thanks for a truly memorable day, we enjoyed every minute, & only wished the day didn't fly by!!
on Fri, 1st of August, 2014
We got married June 2014 at Radisson hotel little island, Cork. We had a pretty big wedding- 240 guests. It was the most relaxed day and that was down to the hotel and wonderful staff. We had no worries about our guests as we new everyone was being looked after. The meal was amazing and our guests

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are still talking about the food and service. My aunt had some food allergies which I was unaware of prior to the day and the staff catered for her excellently. Pierre, the waiter for the top table is in a league of his own.... We could all do with a Pierre in our lives to cater for our every needs!!!! We would highly recommend this hotel as a wedding venue and would give it 6 stars if I could!
on Sun, 6th of April, 2014
Where do I start with a review of the Radisson Blu for our wedding? We got married on December 20th 2013 and quite simply the hotel could not have done more for us. The planning and prep work was thorough and stress free and when it came to the day the hotel surpassed all expectations.

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dealing with the reception were great. Beers were flowing and the staff ensured that guests' glasses were topped up with purse co at all times. The meal was amazing. Each course was served to perfection. The food was cooked to order (steaks to each guest's preference), came out in a timely manner and everyone was raving about the meal afterwards. Pierre the maître D was fantastic. He not only took exceptional care of the top table but also ensure that each table had enough wine. Some guests asked for food that wasn't on the menu and the hotel came up trumps and served what was asked for - very impressive given the kitchen was busy getting 200 meals out.

Other than that we need to get something from a pharmacy during the day for my father and the front desk staff stepped up to the plate. They rang around pharmacies and then arranged a taxi to pick up what we needed and all done with maximum amount of discretion so that I wasn't even aware of this until the next day.

Those were the highlights but the accommodation and decor was fab (particularly due to Christmas season). But above all the hotel staff were just second to none. Each member we came across was better than the previous one and just couldn't do enough for us and out guests.

I can't recommend the Radisson Blu littleisland highly enough. Book your wedding here and you will be guaranteed a day you won't forget.
on Fri, 4th of April, 2014
Such an amazing hotel. Fantastic service from start to finish! I could not recommend Emma and her team highly enough! We had the most fantastic day of our lives and so much of that was down to the hotel. They were open to every suggestion we had and were 100% flexible.

And of course unbelievable

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value for money!!
on Wed, 20th of November, 2013
We had our wedding in May 2013. The staff and service at Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Cork were great, always with a smile. They truly make you feel welcome.
As for the food, what can we say, hats off to the chef! Our wedding reception dinner menu was superb. We could not have wished for a better day.

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I would recommend this venue 100% to anyone thinking of getting married in Cork.
on Sat, 16th of November, 2013
I cannot recommend the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Cork enough! myself and my husband had our wedding reception on the 18th of October this year and had the most amazing and special day of our lives. We really enjoyed everything from start to finish. We were made to feel like we were the only people

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in the hotel and were looked after from beginning to end. All of our guest thought that the hotel was beautiful and the food was second to none. I would highly rate this hotel and advice all newly engaged couples to come and speak to their wedding coordinator and taste their food as it is delicious! 5 stars!!
on Sat, 16th of November, 2013
From the moment we booked this hotel we knew done the right thing. Any queries or requests I had were answered immediately. I was nervous about our wedding co-ordinator leaving and somebody new taking over. We had a meeting to go through everything just to make sure all was right and Clodagh was

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fabulous. I needn't have worried at all. All the staff were lovely to deal with. Pierre was absolutely wonderful the day of the wedding he made sure everyone had enough food and he entertained the kids aswell dressing up with silly props from the video booth we got. The food was amazing. I would def recommend this hotel for a wedding. There was actually three weddings booked so far from guests attending ours.
There was one thing I was kind of disappointed with, which was the honeymoon suite it didnt seem very special or romantic but there was a private hot tub on the balcony which made up for it.
Cant wait to return again.
on Fri, 15th of November, 2013
To put it simply, The Radisson made our day. Amy and the staff were fantastic from start to finish. Since we returned from HoneyMoon all we have been hearing is how friendly the staff were and how good the food was. The drinks reception was excellent with good food and drink and it really set people

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in the mood for the main event. The room was magnificent and we didnt have a care in the world on the day, EVERYTHING was taken care of. Pierre who looked after the Bride and Groom and top table was also a real gem. We are over the moon we chose the Radisson in Little Island and would advise anyone tying the knot to book it.
We could not recommend the hotel or its wonderful staff enough. First Class
on Fri, 15th of November, 2013
We got married in the Radisson Blu in May & the hotel was fantastic. From the 1st app to view to hotel to the day itself we couldn't fault it. The venue was beautiful, the staff were fantastic(all of our guests commented on how helpful they were) & the food was amazing.
on Thu, 14th of November, 2013
We couldnt recommend the Radisson Hotel Little island highly enough! From meeting Sinead our wedding coordinator right through to the actual day itself everything was perfect! On the day itself we were looked after by the fantastic Pierre who couldnt do enough for us! The food was fantastic and all

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our guests commented on this. If your thinking of getting married then the Radisson Hotel is definitely the place to celebrate in style.
on Thu, 14th of November, 2013
We had the most amazing day in the Radisson, it was 26 degrees and the setting of the garden in the Radisson was like somewhere in Spain, I'd highly recommend the Radisson in Little Island to anyone and the staff were so friendly, we felt spoilt the entire time. Everyone commented that the food was

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outstanding.
on Wed, 6th of November, 2013
We celebrated our wedding day in the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Little Island, Cork on the 25th October 2013. We had our civil ceremony and reception in the hotel. We genuinely had one of the best days of our lives and we can honestly say that it was the Staff and beauty of the venue - that made it

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so. The hotel was absolutely beautiful and had a warm friendly ambiance that made everything so magical. Many of our guests expressed their delight of not only our excellent choice of hotel but also with the absolutely delicious food that was served. It was at a very high standard indeed.

We would sincerely like to thank all the staff for their kindness and hard work in making our day so special. Every request and whim was attended to immediately and without any fuss.

My husband and myself would highly recommend this hotel as a Wedding venue of choice for any couple who are looking for that 'something special' for their wedding day. We promise you...you wont go wrong.

Regards

Der and Breda Edwards
on Mon, 14th of October, 2013
We celebrated our wedding in the Radisson Hotel, Little Island on the 30th May 2013.
When we first visited the Radisson, we immediately felt a sense of care and professionalism from the establishment and it was this along with the layout and asthetics of the hotel helped us decide that the Radisson

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was perfect for us. The picturesque Ditchley House and gardens combined with all the modern conveniences of a 5 star hotel, provided a perfect backdrop for out special day.

From the moment that we arrived at reception to the moment we departed the Radissons staff filled us with peace of mind and assurance that our time spent there would be as enjoyable as anyones special day should be.
on Fri, 11th of October, 2013
We had the perfect day in the radisson on our wedding day, from the minute we arrived on the red carpet to the time we checked out Sunday. Our wedding co-ordinator and her team were excellent, nothing was too much trouble for them. The staff were friendly, efficient and very helpful. We had a lot of

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individual dietary requirements which were catered for brilliantly. So much so the meat eaters were slightly jealous!! Our guests really appreciated this as a lot of time, they're after thoughts when it comes to food.. The room was set up really well and it was easy for people to mingle between courses. Food service was efficient and there were no huge gaps between courses. The food was amazing and no one went hungry. Even
though we went for a basic afters food, there was plenty of it and it was left out for the remainder of the night. Which was great. Our bridal suite was huge and we loved it. We wish could have stayed longer. We really enjoyed the hot tub!!! Was great for very sore feet after dancing all night in heels. We would highly recommend the radisson to anyone, it was perfect for us and great value for money.
on Tue, 24th of September, 2013
Hi.. I got married on August 3rd this year & our wedding reception was a complete success in the Radisson Blu Little Island, Cork. My husband (very strange saying that) & I had an amazing evening. Some brutally honest close relations & friends could not stop raving about the service & food they got

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on the day!! Top notch!! On the months coming up to our wedding I was dealing with a lovely girl who took a career change & left the Radisson ..she passed on every detail to the girl that took over (Cliona) without a single fuss. If ever I emailed or phoned Cliona I would get an immediate response & nothing was too much trouble! Bart was the manager who was overseeing everything on our wedding day & I reckon if I asked him to stand on his head for the day he would have done it for me! Such a gent! The room was big & airy with fab lighting & as there are no tables placed on the dance floor (because the room is big enough to cater for large crowds) it meant the guests could relax after the meal without being asked to leave the room! Having the residents bar in the room is brill to keep the crowed together for longer!! The bedrooms are all new & nicely decorated...& the breakfast the next morning is as good as the dinner we got! I could keep rambling on but I think you get the picture! We were so pleased & I would absolutely recommend this hotel to any couple! Happy wedding planning!
on Mon, 23rd of September, 2013
From the moment we had our pre-wedding consultation with Colette in the Radisson Blu hotel, we knew it was where we wanted to celebrate the most important day of our lives! Everything was perfect - from the beautiful tree - lined drive up to the hotel, to the old world charm of Ditchley House where

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we would host our drinks reception. The planning process was so easy with the team at the Radisson - nothing was too much trouble and they brought a wealth of experience, knowledge and good advice to what could have been a very daunting experience for us both!
Complimentary menu tasting, complimentary gym membership ( he used!) and spa vouchers ( I used!) all added to excitement leading up the day and were events in their own right in such beautiful surroundings.
The lead up to the wedding was a pleasure with the Radisson team confirming numbers and making last minute changes, at our request, without any hesitation. The day itself was absolutely faultless and a dream come true. From Pierre meeting us at the bottom of the red carpet with champagne to the beautiful photos we got on the huge winding staircase in the charming Ditchley house, it was amazing. The drinks reception on the lawn was fantastic with the pop-up bar doing a roaring trade! The background music during the meal was great with guests commenting on the lovely atmosphere in the room. The meal and menu choice were 5*, with the execution on the night by the team superb- food was served in a timely manner and without fault. All the 'extras' - bathroom baskets, guest book, mid meal entertainment, favours etc- were all dealt with with such professionalism and without issue. Nothing was too much trouble for the team and we felt very well looked after and special. ( The outdoor hot tub in the honeymoon suite along with the champagne breakfast helped the next day too!)
The Radisson Blu in Little Island really was a fantastic venue- it has everything! The contradiction of old and new in the hotel works as a great backdrop and so there is something for everyone! Ditchley house with the amazing interiors, high ceilings and ornate decor contrasts with the huge ball room with modern retro LED 'catwalk' in the Residents bar- great photos taken here!
We would highly recommend the Radisson Blu Little Island for anyone looking for a great venue, great food, fantastic value for money and above all else, a great team who take all the stress out of the planning of your wedding day and see to every little detail - and will fill in anything you at have forgotten with their checklists! We had the best day of our lives celebrating in the Radisson, so much so it's the second family wedding we have had there. 3 words: Ah.Maz.Ing.
on Mon, 23rd of September, 2013
My husband (Adam Holden) and I got married in the Radisson Blu Hotel Little Island Cork on the 24th March 2012. From the moment we entered the hotel we knew this was the ideal setting for our special day. We were dealt with such professionalism and were made to feel like we were the only couple to

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have ever wed in this hotel. The food was exceptional and the chef made it his business to cater for my vegetarian needs. The grounds of the hotel were beautiful which made perfect settings for our photos. Our day went perfect and if I could have it back again I wouldn't change a thing.
on Mon, 23rd of September, 2013
This hotel was second to one since the day we booked the Venue, the special day itself and the aftermath.

I got married on 9th of August 2013 which I know everyone says is the best day of its life, but the best part of my day except of course for marrying my husband was the service and the

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attention to detail that Cliona (wedding cordinator) and the staff at the Raddison provided.

Let me start by saying that we really got value for menu, every detail on the day was perfect, and beforehand when I turned into bridezilla the amount of times that Cliona met me to go through and ensure that every detail was perfect. I felt that I had my own personal wedding planner.

The day its self, the room decor, the food(which all my guest loved) the service was 100%. This hotel really knows how to cater for the perfect Wedding.


I just want to say thank you for making my day which I believe by having my reception at the Raddison
did. Looking back today at my wedding photos, the best one's were the photos at the venue, why because I can see how relaxed and happy myself and Colm are, and I believe that was down to the expertise at this fantastic hotel.
on Mon, 23rd of September, 2013
We got married in the radisson Blu hotel in Cork on the 21st September 2012.
From the day we went to look at the venue to the day itself the staff at the venue could not have been more helpful and made the day so much easier for us by looking after everything and making sure we had nothing to be

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worried about.
The day its self ran like clockwork and everything was that we expected was delivered without question. The room layout was perfect and even with a fairly large crowd 240 sat down there was plenty of room for everyone. The food itself was fantastic and plenty to go around.
All in all I couldn't recommend the Radisson highly enough.
on Sat, 7th of September, 2013
The Radisson Blu hotel gave us a great day out!
The friendly , professional, plentiful, staff were on hand to look after our needs from start to finish.
The meal was delicious, stylish and impressive in the sparkling, spacious romantic setting.
The beautifully restored old house attached gave

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an elegant backdrop for photos.
All our guests were blown away by how sleek and effortless the flow of the day went.
Our grandparents were delighted with the tea and biscuits upon arrival.
We ourselves were thrilled by how the staff looked after the 30 children in attendance , with a play room full of toys and little activity packs to keep them busy while we lingered in the sunshine, sipping our prosecco.
We would do kit all again tomorrow.
on Mon, 26th of August, 2013
I would recommend the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa in Little Island, Cork to everyone. They went above and beyond what they needed to do. From the very first time meeting with the different managers Colette, Sinead and Caroline until after the wedding was over and all the guests were gone. We loved the

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venue, the food was so amazing, I have never heard so many people compliment the food. My husband is from west cork, and a lot of the guests are used to places to down here, and were thinking that they wouldn't get beef as nice!!! But we could not get over the compliments from everyone regarding the venue and food. Our suite was fabulous and our parents and family members enjoyed the other suites. Everytime i phoned our emailed with queries before the wedding, it was met with a speedy and helpful response. On the day the service was excellent, want to thank Pierre our waiter on the top table he could not have done more for us if he tried. I would highly recommend the hotel to everyone looking for a wedding venue.
on Thu, 22nd of August, 2013
When booking your hotel for your wedding go no further then the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Cork.
from the build up to the big day the staff of the Radisson hotel could not be more helpful. Our every wish was granted, The food was outstanding and the rooms were beautifully decorated. All for a very

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good price. I can easily say that The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Cork are the best hotel at hosting wedding.
on Tue, 30th of July, 2013
Our wedding reception took place on the 6th of July in the Radisson Blu hotel Little Island Cork.

From our initial meeting with Sinead the wedding co-ordinator, Mark and myself immediately felt that the Radisson would be the perfect choice for our big day. Cliona soon took over from Sinead and

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this transition was seemless. Cliona was very professional but approachable and friendly at the same time. this was very important to us. She gave us some really great tips that we would have never thought of ourselves. These really added to our day. When looking at the packages the hotel had on offer, we saw they were competitive. We wanted to tailor one of the packages to suit our needs and this was done with no questions asked.

We had several meetings in the hotel and it was clear to us that the staff were taking as much pride our special day as we were. Their attention to detail was impeccable. From the menu tasting to the day after the wedding, everything we wanted was provided for in abundance.

Now to the day itself. The venue was spotlessly clean, the candles were lit , the lawns were cut , the carpets were clean and the floors were polished. The hotel provided an open air reception area for guests with a wonderful jazz band and a mobile bar. Guests are still commenting on such a beautiful area and the atmosphere it created.

From there we along with the quests were invited into the main reception room. This was decorated to our spec. We were delighted with how glamorous it looked on the day. We felt food was very important and that the guests received a fantastic meal. This was definitely achieved. Compliments to the chef and to the waiting staff on the day. Special mention to Bart and Jose who attended to the top table so well.

The hotel is a fantastic wedding venue , but where it excels is it's staff . There were so many of our guests commented on how friendly the staff were it really helped to put an extra special touch on the day for us.
on Tue, 23rd of July, 2013
Every girl has the ideallistic picture of their Wedding Day in mind from a young age, from planning the perfect dress, the unique venue, fantastic friendly staff, supberb food and service and beautiful weather is a plus when it comes to an irish wedding.

Well, myself and my now husband got the

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whole perfect package recently when we had the absolute pleasure of having our wedding reception in Ditchley House, in the Raddison in Little Island, Cork.

In all honesty all of our expectations were met and exceeded.  From the moment we enquired let alone booked we were given the Raddison event co-ordination teams undivided attention, Cliona, Amy and Emma were there at our beck and call. Always on hand to answer whatever new query of the day I had. We had concerns when we were choosing our venue as we were having a small intimate family wedding with 40 guests, Cliona addressed these concerns instantly and had some wonderful ideas and was able to advise us if we were unsure on anything.
Both on the day and prior to the event Cliona and the rest of the events team were so facilitating and helpful. The Chef was so open for any suggestions and willing to personalise the menu to cater for our vegan guests and did they deliver on the day!! I have never been to a wedding where so many, if not all of the guests were raving about the exceptional food and service.
Our champagne and cocktails on arrival and canapes to the spectacular evening food served by the best waiting staff i have ever come across it would be unfair to even limit their qualities to that both Pierre and Hose were so attentive and provided hours of entertainment. Pierre added a real sparkle with his personal touches and Hose was amazing thoughout the day, regularly seen entertaining the younger guests we had. They charmed all of our guests ourselves included. The Raddisons manager was also present though the day ensuring we were happy and our guests were happy. The whole raddison teams presence felt natural they
on Fri, 19th of July, 2013
From the moment James & I stepped into the Radisson Blu Cork we knew it was where we wanted to celebrate our Marriage. The wedding co-ordinater Sinead was extremely helpful from the when we enquired to the day after the wedding. As all couples we were both nervous and excited about everything, I

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only ever needed to pick up the phone to Sinead and be reassured it was brilliant. On the day of the wedding Pierre was our waiter he was outstanding, a total gentleman. The room looked so romantic with all the candle's and fairy light back drop. The food, which I still get feed back from was devine. All in all we couldn't of asking for more from a Hotel, it was just PERFECT. A big thank you to all the staff who made out day MAGICAL. We look forward to returning in September to celebrate out 1st Anniversary.
on Thu, 18th of July, 2013
We couldn't have imagined somewhere better then the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Little Island to host our celebration. We were very proud to have chosen somewhere our guests felt was so special yet relaxed.

We knew the Radisson was for us from the first day. We were warmly welcomed by Caroline who

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took the time to show us the hotel and answer our questions. The presentation of our options was clear and uncomplicated. This was refreshing considering how complicated organising a wedding can be! As all couples do, we wanted to make sure we were getting the best deal we could. Financial strain and a numbers game are part of every wedding. We won some and we lost some but overall we were extremely satisfied with what we had agreed.

A major factor in helping us decide to choose the Radisson was the function room. It was set up for a wedding later that day. We were wowed and excited to see how elegant the decor was and more importantly impressed to learn that this decor came included as standard.

As time went on decisions needed to be made. Communication between us, Caroline and other staff members was smooth and efficient.

We booked our menu tasting and last minute decided we would also stay the night. We were given a beautiful room and the personalised menu's were a lovely touch.

During the final few days suppliers we had independently booked reassured us they had great success dealing with the hotel in the past. We therefore did not need to liaise between them.

The day itself went off without a hitch. The drinks reception in Ditchley House, the music and use of the garden really set the tone. The meal was absolutely beautiful and the staff were a credit to the hotel.

I couldn't submit this without giving a special mention to Pierre, the French gent who looked after us so well. We still speak fondly of him and every couple should be so lucky to be looked after by him on their special day.

An amazing day... An amazing place.
on Wed, 17th of July, 2013
Booked my wedding with the hotel for the 23 of June last year and could not give them enough praise for everything they did for myself husband and family. U dealt with sinead for my wedding she helped me with all aspects no matter how big the task. She listened to all worries I had and even came up

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with great ideas to help with the finishing touches to our special day. The hotel was prefect and everything ran so smoothly for our day the food was to the highest of standards everyone praised it even our waiter at the top table Pierre (I think that's how you spell it) he catered to our every wish even looking after the children at the other table as you can imagine kids demands he made them all feel extra special. I really can't say enough for all the staff and everything all I can say to look else where for your wedding you'd be mad the rooms are so beautiful and garden is picture perfect for all your photos if I could do it all again I would not change a thing maybe the rain but as for my venue not a chance in hell 5 star rating for me higher if I could xxxx
on Wed, 17th of July, 2013
We held our wedding reception in the Radisson on 27th July last year (can't believe its been almost a yr ago already!!). When viewing hotels at the early stages of planning, we attended a Wedding Fayre in the Radisson and we booked our date there and then. we were impressed straight off with the

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personal service n guide of the hotel we received. Sinead was our co-ordinater - friendly,professional and nothing was ever a trouble or a bother! On the day itself, the sun shone so our guests took advantage of the lawn area to the side of the room where the drinks reception was held, while still being able to enjoy the jazz band that played indoors. We could not fault the meal or the staff serving our guests. The reception room is set up in such a way that there are no tables on the dancefloor so once the meal was over our band started straight away.
The honeymoon suite was large and airy with a decked balcony and hottube. Beautiful breakfast including champers was delivered to our door without us having to ask. only downside to it was we didn't get to spend enough time in there to enjoy it fully!!
I would highly recommend the Radisson as a venue for your wedding reception. if you received half of the amount of care and attention we did then you still wouldn't be able to fault them!!
on Mon, 15th of July, 2013
Hello! We would like to share our impressions about our wedding venue! We had our wedding at Raddisson Blue Hotel and it was absolutely perfect! The wedding coordinator Emma was very helpful and made us feel very calm, and made our wedding preperations very easy! The venue was just perfect for our

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amount of guests and planned more than we expected. And the meal...our friends are still talking about it :-) Even before we've heard a lots of nice words about the hotel menu. On the wedding day , from the first step we had a very elegant waiter Piere- with his soft french accent which reminded me of romantic french movies. Even a little attention was paid to all the ladies which was so fantastic! In the ladies room there was a FREE make-up beautician, for make ups/touch ups!!! All the ladies were impressed about it ;-) From the first day we saw the hotel restaurant and till now, we are so happy that we choose this hotel! We would like to thank the Hotel management for their high professionalism and for the great day they give us and for our family!
And we look forward to going to the next wedding there as guests.....
Best Regards
Neilya & Adrian


on Wed, 10th of July, 2013
We chose the Radisson in Little Island because not only was it close to home, more importantly it's food was phenomenal. The food was such an important aspect for us and the hotel delivered beyond what we had expected. Three years on guests are still talking about the food.
But food alone can

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not make a day and The Radisson made sure that every other aspect met the high standard they had set on the menu. The champagne reception was held in the house part of the hotel and the guests were greeted with a glass and a smile. The jazz band entertained the guests while the photographer made me feel like Maureen O Hara on the sweeping staircase.
Service throughout the day was impeccable. I never once had to ask for anything, it was almost as if the staff were two steps ahead of us all day. They were so attentive to disabled guests that we had without highlighting their special needs. Their subtlety was fabulous and made everyone feel comfortable and relaxed.
In the lead up to the day, Colette and Sinead were fantastic. Helpful with all kinds of advice and tips and they always made me feel as if I was the most important person in the hotel at any moment. I was never made feel like a bridezilla or that any of my questions were ridiculus - even though I know some of them were.
The bridal suite is also fabulous and the hottub on the balcony was a lovely treat on the sunny morning after.
In summary The Radisson was the perfect place for our wedding and we had the most relaxed, pleasureable and amazing day ever and alot of that was down to them.
on Wed, 26th of June, 2013
What can we say! Amazing hotel, amazing food, amazing service. We were so impressed with how we were treated from the planning stages to the day itself. Each member of staff treated us and our guests with such a welcoming approach and an organised attitude. The staff seemed to be really

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enthusiastic in their attitudes to their roles and were willing to help whether helping organise flower arrangements in different positions or helping carry my dress. Our guests are still talking about the standard of the food from canapes to the main wedding meal. Ever item was full of flavour and I heard no negative comments.
Throughout the day, there were so many moments when I was thankful that we had chosen The Radisson Blu Hotel for our wedding reception. A special word of thanks to all staff but especially to Caroline & Pierre who went above and beyond the call of duty.
Thanks to the Radisson for making us feel so special and for being so professional in all areas.
Carol & Seán
on Wed, 26th of June, 2013
I had my wedding in April this year and I found them extremely helpful, from the time I booked the date to day itself. I couldnt have been happier with the service on the night as one of their waiters Pierre was absolutely outstanding. He will make your evening, he couldnt have done more for us

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from the time we arrived in the hotel until the time he finished. The staff are outstanding and extremely professional.

I have a wedding there in two weeks and im really looking forward to going back there again.
on Wed, 8th of May, 2013
The Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa at Little Island provided us with the perfect venue on our special day. The extremely wet weather on the day meant the usual garden pictures were not possible. Luckily this venue is so beautifully laid out and of course the amazing staircase located in Ditchely house

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was ideal for pictures.

The staff were very helpful in the lead up to the day and on the day they done everything they could to make sure the day was perfect. All our guests at the wedding have commented on how pleasant and helpful the staff were.

The food could not have been presented better and again all our guests have commented on how good it was. The food on the day was consistently very good and the staff ensured everyone was fully satisfied.

We could not say a bad word about this perfect and importantly affordable venue. The little gestures, fantastic food and the staff making everyone feel special ensured a memorable occasion for our guests and us.

on Fri, 26th of April, 2013
We had our wedding in the radisson on the 06/04/2013 it was amazing. From start to finish the service we received from the all the staff was amazing they were so attentive and nothing was to much for them. The wedding co ordinators Emma and Caroline were so helpful and guided us through everything.

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On the day Pierre served the top table I can not speak highly enough of him. The food was top class 10 out of 10. I would definatley recommend the radisson without a doubt to family and friends they surpassed my expectations by far.
on Thu, 25th of April, 2013
We had our wedding reception in the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Cork in November 2012 and we could not have asked for a more superb venue. From the extremely pleasant and helpful events coordinators in the run-up, to the flawless service we received on the day, I could not speak more highly of the

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Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Cork.
on Wed, 24th of April, 2013
Our wedding in the Radisson Blu, Little Island was amazing and that was down to the professional staff, who took care of everything, from answering questions, helping us plan our day to the food and the service on the day.
There is a great team there from the wedding co-ordinators who you deal

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with before your day to the welcome you get on the day and the staff such as Pierre who is a gent and the gorgeous food prepared by chef Graham, as well as everyone behind the scenes there.
I would highly recommend the Radisson Blu, Little Island for any type of wedding bid or small beautiful hotel, house for photo's, spa and garden.
on Wed, 24th of April, 2013
Had a fantastic wedding day thanks to the Radisson Blu Hotel little Island. Couldn't fault anything,the staff members were ever so friendly. The food was super delicious. All our guests thought the same. So glad we picked this venue for our wedding. Therefore I rate this hotel 5 out of 5
on Wed, 24th of April, 2013
I would highly recommend. The wedding co-ordinator was fabulous and made everything so easy and stress free. There was never any bother with my million questions and everything on the day was exceptional!!! Best hotel by far
on Wed, 24th of April, 2013
The Radisson Blu provided us with the best day imaginable, from the first moment we walking into view the hotel the staff gave us their commitment and time, to promote the hotel, the surroundings and what they could offer us on the day. Not only were they professional but also very friendly and

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approachable. We had viewed other hotels but were only shown the reception area and party hall but Radisson Blu really made us feel welcome and that they really wanted to be part of our day. Once we booked with them, they took care of everything, nothing was too big or small for them and they were always willing to take a phone call from us regardless of the query. This really made us feel at ease and that everything from the reception point of the day was well under control.

In the run up to the wedding, we were able to take advantage of the gym and spa treatments they had offered us in the hotel. They also let us take our time with the table plan and menu choices we wanted to make, as they have such a wide variety to choose from. We enjoyed a lovely menu tasting evening in the Radisson so we could sample as much as possible, a few weeks before the day itself.

The option to have three great reception areas available to you is a great choice to have, not many hotels can offer this. We opted for the old house reception area and they put a marque tent in the garden, the flowers we lovely and grass was well cut, they really look after the small details, which makes all the difference. The detail on the tables and the variety of finger food for the guests arriving was amazing. It was such a great experience to have our guests arriving to a old style house with great gardens and surroundings and for them to step into a state of the art, modern hotel for the eveing reception just by going through a door and down a few steps.

With the layout of the main room, they were very helpful and gave us great advice but also took onboard what we wanted ourselves. Between us they helped make the day we had wished for come true. Our guest really were in awh when they walked through the doors.

The staff on the day really made you feel welcome and that the day is all about you, we had our own staff at the top table and they really did go above and beyond for us, there was no request refused from any of our guests. The food at the dinner is still spoken about today as the nicest they have ever had at a wedding. The fact that the bar is located in a different area to the main room is also a big bonus as you don't have the busy shuffling noise that comes with ordering drinks and exchanging money, and just general banter.

Once the meal was over, the room was opened up so the bar became part of it. There was plenty room on the dance floor, without the need to remove any tables due to the great table plan they helped us with, there was no need to disrupt any guest with moving tables and chairs and it allowed the band the start nearly straight away.

The honeymoon suite was incredible, the detail again shown here was superb and there was the added bonus of a heated outdoor Jacuzzi. It was a great feeling being able to step into this after the long day, one of the most memorable times of the day.

The following day, the staff we just as helpful as they were throughout the whole process, there was no pressure on us leaving the hotel by a certain time and they made sure that we were happy with how the day went. To think that they do this on a daily basis is quite remarkable.

I have already recommended others to go to the Radisson Blu, Little Island, and I will continue to do so, it really is the only hotel to think about when choosing a wedding reception. The wedding team is so well structured and professional, they really do take huge pressure off you when it comes to planning the rest of the day.

I am already looking forward to going back there for our first year anniversary.

Regards
Ken and Melissa
Wedding - Sept 2012
on Wed, 24th of April, 2013
To everyone at the Radisson Cork,

On behalf of myself and my now wife Claire we would like to thank you for making our day so very special. You have an amazing team, especially Pierre! The top table are still talking about how Pierre served us. I would recommend the Radisson Cork to any

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prospective couples thinking of getting married here. The food, service and attention to detail that you provided for our big day was amazing and we are forever grateful.

Daniel & Claire Lewis New Years Eve 2012

on Wed, 24th of April, 2013
We could not be happier with our day at the radisson blu hotel in little island cork. It was magical from start to finish. The weather wasn't great on our day but we didn't even notice it because we took our pictures in the beautiful old house part of the hotel. On the run up to our wedding,our

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wedding co ordinator could not have been more helpful and catered to our every need. The reception room was out of this world and we loved the fact that the tables didn't need to be moved for when the band started which happens in most other hotels. At the drinks reception on arrival the complimentary champagne was flowing freely and everybody commented on it.. I personally have never come across staff which were so obliging in all my life. It was like there was a member of staff assigned to myself and my wife to cater to all our needs.. My mother in law, who is a junior minister, and has seen a lot of hotels still comments on how efficient and friendly the staff were.. The food was divine but I think that's a well known fact. I'm not going to name the other hotel we got a quote off but the radisson was seven and a half thousand cheaper at the time and gave us a lot more complimentary stuff.. Including a free stay there and dinner for our 1 year anniversary. In the main room they have movable partition walls so they can cater for big and small weddings.. The atmosphere when the band started was electric and stayed that way for the whole night but to sum up I think what made it for us was the staff.. They really made us feel like royalty and they made our special day the most memorable of our lives and we cannot thank them enough for that...
on Wed, 24th of April, 2013
We got married in August 2012 in the beautiful Radisson Blu in Cork.
From the very first moment we met with our wedding planner the whole process was like a dream. Never had we a problem contacting the hotel ( even if it was for really small insignificant details) and they kept us informed of

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everything everystep of the way.
In the weeks leading up to our wedding we had a beautiful tasting in the hotel where they made it such a special night for us with OUR Wedding menus printed out for us to make us feel like it was the actual day. On the day before the wedding and the day of i think it was our wedding planner and the hotel staff that kept everything calm - no matter what we asked about or asked for their help with they were always helpful and asked us what timings we wanted for each section ( pictures-drinks reception-music-meal-etc etc ) never felt like we had to fit into their schedule they always worked around our day.
All of our guests spoke so highly of the food and the service and how nice everyone was to them , including the next morning when shoes and flowers and room keys were lost , the hotel staff were still there helping out. The hotel itself included a lot of extra decor on the day ( eg the entrance for the bride and groom has lovley trees and plants and the same with the ditchley house section of the hotel it is decorated with such class ) and the food is spectacular and not rushed in any way unlike other wedding venues ive been to. The gardens are perfect for a nice summers evening to be getting pictures or just for your guests to sit and chat in. I couldnt speak highly enough of this hotel and our day we had there. Looking forward to returning for our year anniversary :)
on Tue, 23rd of April, 2013
After looking into several other hotels in the east cork area we decided on the Radisson Blu hotel in Little Island.
We stayed in the hotel one night and ate in the bar that evening (all part of wedding research!!) and from that point we were sold! The food was fantastic and the staff and general

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service level was brilliant - We couldnt find any fault with it. The following morning we met with our wedding co ordinator, Caroline who gave us a tour of the wedding venue and Ditchley house where we would have our drinks reception. From this inital meeting we knew were in safe, competent hands!!
For the next 12 months any requests we had for the hotel were never an issue and Caroline always made time to met with us and discuss any queries we had. Throughout the whole planning experience we always felt like we were getting a personal, professional, one on one service. Everything from organising rooms for guests, planning menus and wine options, drink receptions were all dealt with brilliantly. The experience the Raddison Blu have in planning weddings helped us organise everything!! The Radisson thought of everything - Little touches we hadnt even considered, it was amazing!!
We had many guests staying in the hotel the night before and everyone enjoyed the laid back atmosphere (So i was told as it was night before wedding i wasnt there!!)
On the actual wedding day truly this is where the hotel came into its own once we arrived there was absolutely nothing we had to think about or consider - The whole thing ran so smoothly, there were no issues, the hotel took care of absolutely everything. The pre dinner drinks reception with the bar and music was lovely and relaxing, we got lovely pictures in the gardens and the reception room was decorated beautifully.
We could not praise the Radisson enough for the attention and fantastic service they provided to us on our wedding day. The food was just fantastic, the attention to detail is the key to their success. For example we were having the speeches before the meal and they asked how long did we estimate the speeches may be because as they explained 5 or 10 minutes in the kitchen getting hot food out makes a hell of difference and it shows because all of our guests raved about the quality of food served to them - This is a hotel that does amazing food!!
The following night we organised the bar b q food option for about 35 of our guests, again the hotel came into its own. They had sectioned off an area for us in the bar and the food was brilliant, plenty of it and presented beautifully - Again we cannot over emphasise how good the Radisson is for food!!!
The next day when checking out they had what was left of the wedding cake all wrapped up for us, flowers all tidied up and ready for us to take away - We really felt that the service we got in the Radisson was worth every penny!!
We would have no hesitation in recommending this hotel - unfortunately this paragraph does not allow us to go into more detail into what this hotel did for us to make sure our day was memorable and amazing. We would urge anyone looking into wedding venues in the cork area to seriously consider this hotel - They do a fantastic job and you will not be disappointed!!
Thanks again to all the staff in the Radisson who helped us on our day we are grateful to you all!!!
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