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Imperial Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   76 South Mall, Cork, Ireland (Centre)
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Ranked #7 of 22 hotels in Cork
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Imperial is right in the heart of Cork so we found it to be the best location to explore the city, close enough to everything to pop back in to the room for a rest or freshening up before going out in the evening. Old world charm or classical style, this is the best combination of words to describe... More

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second stay in the Imperial Hotel. My husband & I stayed here over the Easter weekend. We’re living in Cork but wanted a relaxing/city weekend away where we didn’t have too far to travel as I’m 8 months pregnant. The Imperial can deliver on both. The hotel is beautiful, and has a lot of old charm. Our... More

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Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful wonderful wonderful service from start to finish at the Imperial Hotel. We booked the private dining room the Duchess Room for our wedding reception of 14 guests, it's a beautiful, comfortable & elegant room, we had lovely food and very attentive, friendly and discreet service from the staff at the hotel. Best day of our lives and the hotel... More

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Anne o, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Claarabella, Thank you for choosing the Imperial Hotel for your recent family wedding reception. We were delighted to look after you on your special day. Here at the Imperial Hotel we have been making weddings special for nearly 200 years, and we pride ourselves on our family looking after yours. Our team very much appreciaite your kind comments and... More

Ennis, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having read other reviews on tripadvisor, I wasn't sure what to expect. What I found was a hotel in a prime location, the spa is 1st class and I would recommend anyone staying at the hotel to avail of it. An evening meal was included, which we took on our second night, but we also ate in the restaurants on... More

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Anne o, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Danny W, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Imperial Hotel in Cork and for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed the Aveda Spa here at the Hotel. I will take onboard your comments regarding the Pembroke Restaurant and the Accoomdation Department. Kind regards, Anne O'Leary Operations Manager More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This some location for a hotel if you're on a weekend or holiday. You could not get it more central,30 seconds from shops restaurants bars and nite clubs. Rooms,spa and breakfast is genuinely top class, staff are very friendly and welcoming,rooms in great condition for a 200 yr old building which adds to the real atmosphere of the hotel. I'll... More

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Anne o, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bobby E, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Imperial Hotel in Cork and for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We appreciate your kind comments regarding your stay with us and I will pass on these very favourable comments to the team. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and... More

Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this for a business trip and the price was good. The location is excellent, with buses and shops all around, the restaurant and the services were good also. overall, a very pleasant stay and will do again.

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Anne o, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Djamel M, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Imperial Hotel during your recent business trip to Cork. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Anne O'Leary Operations Manager More

Hinterzarten, Germany
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94 reviews 94 reviews
29 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recomended by Trip advisor and Lonely Planet we choose the Imperial Cork. Grand Hotel style, fashionable and very popular with locals and visitors from around the globe. We got a very nice room, view to a side road. It was very quiet. This evening, WiFi did nort work. Think tey have to improve the System. Location in South Mall couldn't... More

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Anne o, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reppi, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Imperial Hotel while in Cork recently and for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and also enjoyed what Cork city has to offer - including all our many great tourist attractions and the excellent restaurants on offer... More

Newbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been using TA for 8 years now and for the first time felt the reviews did not reflect the standard of the hotel. Whilst visiting family in Cork, decided to treat my parents to 1 night in the Imperial Hotel. First impressions are inspiring. Soaring ceilings, sparkling chandeliers, fresh flowers and charming staff at this Grande Dames of... More

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Anne o, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TaproboneGirl, Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and indeed for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. Firstly I would like to thank you for your very favourable comments about our great location, wonderful staff and the ambience of our reception area. However I am bitterly disappointed that your room did not meet... More

Sparta, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Imperial is a great place to stay. Conveniently located. The Hotel gives a glimpse of the past with all of the comforts of a modern hotel. Staff is very friendly and attentive. Family friendly. Easy walk to parking facility.

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Anne o, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MSM0314, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Imperial Hotel in Cork and for taking the time to write such a lovely review on trip advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and I will pass on your excellent comment to the team. The team here at the Imperial Hotel strive on a daily... More

Cork
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got married in the Imperial in December 6th 2013, if your humming and hawing about your venue stop here they are nothing short of outstanding, when they promise you it can be done they deliver, Jim, Lorna, Finuala and Joe along with the rest of the team go way beyond the call of duty, we were blown away by... More

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Anne o, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eric N, Aine & Eric thank you for choosing the Imperial Hotel in Cork for your very special day, it was our pleasure to look after the wedding from the time of the booking until the big day. Our wedding team here at the hotel ensure that all aspects of the day are organised to perfection. We here at... More

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Additional Information about Imperial Hotel

Also Known As:
Imperial Hotel With Escape Salon
Imperial Hotel Cork
Address: 76 South Mall, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Centre
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#7 Luxury Hotel in Cork
#9 Business Hotel in Cork
#9 Family Hotel in Cork
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Imperial Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Imperial and Escape Spa and Hair Salon is a magical hotel that blends the warmth and intimacy of times past with the style and luxury of a contemporary hotel. Its design merges the traditional and the contemporary to create an environment with a unique warm and welcoming personality. Recently refurbished the Imperial Hotel has 130 beautifully appointed rooms, new executive suites and rooftop penthouse suite. Escape Salon and Spa offers the perfect fusion of natural and holistic treatments in the most luxurious of settings. Irelands 1st Aveda Lifestyle Salon & Spa. ... more   less 
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