Cork city is a vibrant cosmopolitan city situated in the beautiful Lee Valley on the south coast of Ireland. For such a small city it’s got lots to offer its visitors with top attractions like St. Finbarr’s Cathedral, the Cork City Gaol, the Crawford Art Gallery, the English Market, The Shandon Bells, the Butter Museum and the Beamish and Crawford Brewery to name a few.
We’ve lots of Tourist Board approved Cork city hotels Ireland, so why not base yourself here, hire a car and take a journey through the beautiful Cork countryside to the picturesque towns of Blarney, Kinsale and Cobh or venture further afield to neighbouring County Kerry or County Waterford.
Read our handy little guide to Cork city hotels Ireland. Whether it’s a cheap and cheerful Cork city hotel or a luxurious relaxing Cork city hotel you want, we’re sure to have something to suit your taste and budget.
Cork city hotels Ireland…
The Gresham Metropole Hotel is one of the most stylish Cork city hotels Ireland and it’s got a fantastic location on MacCurtain Street in the heart of the city. This 3 star Cork city hotel has a superb restaurant and bar, a leisure centre and complimentary car parking for its guests. The hotel is just a short walk from Cork’s theatres, bars, pubs, clubs, shops and business district, making it the ideal choice whether you’re here on business or leisure.
Hotel Isaacs is another excellent 3 star Cork city hotel which is located on the same street as the Gresham. You’re sure to enjoy a comfortable stay in this hotel, which is renowned for its high standard of accommodation and hospitality.
If you’re in Cork on business why not stay in Cork’s main financial and business district – the South Mall. Among the banks and offices that you’ll find on this tree-lined street, is the Imperial Hotel, which remains to be one of the best Cork hotels.
The Ambassador Hotel is also located on South Mall and is a popular choice for either the business or leisure customer who seeks comfort and high quality accommodation. These Cork hotels are just a few minutes walk from Patrick Street – Cork’s main thoroughfare.
Jury’s Inn on Western Road is about a 10 minute walk from Patrick Street. This luxury hotel has a stunning riverside location and is within walking distance of University College Cork and St. Finbarr’s Cathedral. This newly renovated hotel has everything you’d expect from a top quality hotel like a superb swimming pool and leisure centre, a contemporary style bar and bistro and complimentary car parking.
Looking for cheap Cork city hotels, Ireland? If you’re on a budget then check into The Victoria Hotel, a cheap and cheerful 2 star Cork hotel that has probably the best location in the city! It’s located on Patrick Street right in the heart of the city, so you’ll have Cork’s bars, clubs, restaurants, shops and attractions all on your doorstep.
Other Cork city hotels Ireland include the popular Ashley Hotel located on Coburg Street, which is just a 5 minute walk from Cork’s Patrick Street. The Quality Hotel and Leisure Club is also just a 5 minute walk from the city’s main thoroughfare. Or stay at the Jury’s Inn on Anderson’s Quay and you’ll also be a few minutes walk from Patrick Street. This hotel is also really close to the city’s bus and rail station.
Cork hotels outside the city centre…
The Rochestown Park Hotel is an elegant 4 star hotel located in the Cork suburb of Douglas. Ideally located close to the south link road, there’s easy access in and out of the hotel to all roads including those to Kerry, West Cork, the airport or the city centre.
Set overlooking the Lee, the Silver Springs Moran Hotel is a delightful 4 star Cork hotel located in Tivoli, just north of the city. The 2 star IBIS Hotel can also be found in this picturesque area. When you stay here, head to nearby Glanmire and drive through its quaint woodlands.
The Montenotte Hotel and Leisure Club is located in Montenotte, Cork’s most exclusive neighbourhood. Located on an elevated site, wonderful views of Cork city can be seen from here – especially at night!
Luxury Cork city hotels Ireland
Coming to Cork to celebrate a special occasion or perhaps you just want a romantic weekend? Take a look at our luxury Cork city hotels Ireland.
The Clarion Hotel is a 4 star hotel located right in the heart of Cork city. This water front hotel has everything you could ask for and more – its stunning glass front is the first glimpse you’ll get of its contemporary design. You can relax in the hotel’s bar or why not head into the city and get a taste of Cork’s nightlife.
Located just a 10 minutes drive from the city centre; you’ll feel like you’re in a whole different world when you stay in Little Island’s Radisson SAS Hotel and Spa. Renowned for its stylish accommodation, this hotel is suitable for the business or leisure customer. If it’s pleasure you seek, why not head to the hotels spa for a day of total relaxation. This Cork hotel is close to beaches and golf courses and from here you can also take the chance to visit historical Cobh and Ireland’s gourmet capital, Kinsale.
If you’re looking for top-notch Cork hotel accommodation in exclusive surroundings, then we suggest you check into the Hayfield Manor Hotel a stunning 5 star hotel in Cork city. This charming hotel is the perfect place to relax and unwind as it’s tucked away on its own grounds and gardens just about a 10 minute walk from the city centre.
Cork Airport Hotels
With a growing number of travellers passing through the gates of Cork Airport on a daily basis, more and more people are opting to stay in a Cork airport hotel! A shuttle bus to and from the airport services all hotels. But if you’ve to catch an early flight then why not stay at one of our airport hotels.
The Radisson SAS Hotel is superbly located in the airport complex. It’s a modern and comfortable hotel with plenty of car parking, a bar, restaurant, superb guestrooms and it’s only about a 15 minute drive from the city centre!
Another Cork Airport hotel option is the Travelodge Cork Airport. This hotel offers complimentary car parking, spacious, well equipped guestrooms and an on site American style diner!
Hope this guide helps you choose a Cork hotel. Remember no matter where you stay you’ll be well connected to all the county’s top attractions with the city’s efficient bus service. If you book a hotel in Cork city centre you’ll have no need for transport.
If you fancy going beyond Cork city to explore Ireland’s rugged landscape, lush green countryside and see its lakes and rivers, why don’t you hire a car from our sister site, Novacarhire.com!
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