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Imperial Hotel

76 South Mall, Cork, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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County Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food at the Imperial is always first class but it is the service one receives that takes the whole dining experience to a new level. First class all the way. I will certainly be eating here again. One has to experience the Imperial to understand. Well worth a visit.

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Nice, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have visited before and do love this hotel with its levels, twists, turns and mysterious connections. I would return. However, because of its age some of the rooms can have issues. We sampled several - thanks especially Lisa on reception who was super helpful. Those recently renovated look great. However, even in an Irish summer all the rooms I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my 3rd Stay as part of a Group and as on each of the other two the Hotel did not disappoint me. It has a good City central location - local shops and restaurants within very easy and short walk. Fantastic customer focused staff and superb restaurants and bars. Really great food! One of these days I must... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved every minute of this hotel. Beautiful in room bathroom with checkered tile floors, high ceilings, comfortable beds, free wifi and right in the center of the city. I would definitely recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a very pleasant stay in this hotel. The staff on reception were wonderful, giving a typical Irish warm welcome as we checked in. The room we stayed in was nice, but unfortunately we had a hideous backstreet view from our window. There were the usual amenities in the room but there was no hairdryer in sight which can... More 

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Gloucestershire, England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No warm welcome upon our arrival here. First of all, a coach was parked outside the front of the hotel (permanently, it seemed, at least during our stay), so unloading luggage was tricky to say the least. Checking in wasn't very easy either, squeezed into a tight spot in a busy and noisy lobby, with two receptionists dealing with guests... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the 5th time we have stayed here and will continue to do so. So central to everything, bedrooms quite due to triple glazing, newly refurbished bar area enticed us to eat there, very good i have to say. Breakfast is always a treat, even ice for the orange juice!!! See you again next time The Beans

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here overnight prior to a wedding. Beautiful old hotel, stunning chandelier in the foyer. Comfortable room and good size bathroom. Very attractive bar and excellent breakfast. Very central for all shops, bars, restaurants. Friendly service at all points.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent two nights in the Imperial in August 2015 on business and I must say it's location in Cork city is bang in the centre of the city which is a huge advantage. It is a little dated in the rooms but they are well equipped. There is a good gym. It's quite an old building which gives you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night & the staff were so friendly & accommodating. Both myself & my boyfriend had the best night sleep - the beds were the best hotel beds we had slept in :). One downside was that breakfast wasn't included in the room price, which was a little disappointing but that wouldn't put us off staying... More 

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