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Imperial Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   76 South Mall, Cork, Ireland (Centre)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for one night, and it was exactly what we wanted. Very central, just a few minutes walk to shops, restaurants and bars. Staff were very friendly and welcoming, bar in the hotel was nice too. The room was a little dated but it was spotless and had a large comfortable bed. Only slight inconvenience is the lack of... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

2 couples spent a two night break in the Imperial- absolutely fabulous everything from the accommodation, the service, the food, the staff, the central location and of course the building. We would definitely recommend the hotel for these reasons

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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived at this hotel and received a really nice welcome at reception. We were informed that our room would be another 20 mins, so we slipped into the bar for a quick drink to wait. The bar is fine, nothing special, the staff were a little aloof, no smile, no welcome and it was expensive for what we ordered.... More

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Cork, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed in the Imperial lately and it was really nice. Very comfortable beds, clean room and helpful staff. The spa is amazing-one of the best I've ever been in. I would stay here again. The rooms are noisy if your not used to traffic, etc but it is a city centre hotel so take this into account when booking.

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London, UK
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Imperial for one night in July 2014. The room was absolutely boiling hot despite the outside temp being in the range of 18-22 degrees. The heat wasn't on but we had a room that overlooked the internal "courtyard", which was very industrial and had the fans etc for the kitchens/air conditioning units. The pigeons had also... More

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

Dear Boru1980, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at the Imperial Hotel. I appologise if you found your room very warm but as you are aware we are currently experiencing very warm humid conditions in Ireland at the moment. I will see what we can do to address the issue of the... More

Limerick, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we visited this hotel for two nights i must say i was so looking forward to it and it was recommended by a friend . on arrival the car park is a fair walk so was a bit of a struggle with bags etc . to be honest the rooms are not spectacular especially for the price they are charging... More

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

Dear edelgg, Thank you for your recent review and for choosing to stay with us at the Imperial Hotel. I sincerely apologise if you felt that the food and the level of service in the Pembroke restaurant fell below your expecations. This is not the standard that one would expect at the Imperial Hotel and on this occasion we can... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel is very central but the room was really small and much too warm and couldn't open the window because of the night club across the road.needless to say we were exhausted the following morning. The staff were excellent

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15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

No on-site parking, the private lot was about a five minute walk from the hotel - not a problem unless it's raining. We were in Room 222 which was quite hot and the window opened on a noisy alleyway. The room was clean but overall it's not a place we'd go back to.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in the Imperial Hotel for one night.. Good location in centre of Cork city, near all the shops. Nice old hotel, staff very friendly.. Needs to update rooms very old and very warm no ac also a lot of steet noise ..

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

Dear Trim101, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback following your recent stay with us at the Imperial Hotel. I will take your very valued feedback on board and I do hope that we can resolve the points so that this does not happen to any of our future guests. Best regards, Anne Anne O'Leary... More

Enniskillen, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First impression- warm welcome; friendly atmosphere, impressive 'old world' entrance. We had superior double room with queen size bed (luxurious). Hotel has maybe 'old fashioned decor' but we like that - go to a modern boutique hotel if you want air conditioning etc! Whole hotel has a homely atmosphere - but for all that all the staff we met had... More

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

Dear Poot47, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your great feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the Imperial Hotel. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed all that Cork city and the surrounding areas have to offer. I will pass on your excellent comments to the team,... More

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Address: 76 South Mall, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Centre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Imperial Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
Imperial Hotel With Escape Salon
Imperial Hotel Cork

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#5 Spa Hotel in Cork #7 Romantic Hotel in Cork #8 Luxury Hotel in Cork #9 Business Hotel in Cork #11 Family Hotel in Cork
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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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