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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found this hotel through the Irish travel website. Whilst we there my wife would be celebrating her 70th birthday so I arranged to have a bottle of champagne and a banner saying ,happy birthday on display for when we arrived.The banner, which I had posted to the hotel was still behind reception desk plus the wine was not in... More

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Kent
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the two night pamper package which was excellent value. The hotel has excellent facilities including a good standard restaurant, large bar and coffee shop. Location is very central with everything you need within a short walking distance. The hotel is very grandeur and rooms are a good size but could do with updating. This was my first spa... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Imperial Hotel for 2 nights, both of them in warm weather, and found the lack of air con made our room very hot. The helpful staff provided a fan but there is only so much a fan can do. However, the room was spotless, the bed comfortable, and the hotel's location is very good. The breakfast... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel and its staff are lovely. Our room, though, was on the second floor, overlooking a street with noisy pubs that stayed open until 2 a.m. (when the pubgoers flooded into the streets and loudly waited for taxis for the next hour). We visited during a hot spell in summer, and there's no air-conditioning here, so it was a... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The best thing about this hotel was its location. The staff are friendly - but thats about it. When I pay three figures for a room I dont like surcharges for normal items at check in 1. Parking - €10 and its across the river - not very convenient. 2. Leisure facility - €20 per person extra. 3. Breakfast €12... More

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Cork, Ireland, Europe
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The lobby of this hotel is photo worthy and amazingly beautiful,but my room is a bit outdated. The beds are very comfortable and the room is neat and clean but the furniture needs updating. There is no air conditioning which could be a problem on a hot day, but there is a fan which I have been using to circulate... More

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

Dear spacy87, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Imperial Hotel and for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. I will take onboard your commend regarding the accommodation as we are continually updating and refurbishing some bedrooms to meet with modern day guest expectations. We do hope that you will choose to stay... More

Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for three wonderful days at the Imperial , staff were amazing , couldn't do enough for us , supurb classic hotel with good old traditional values while still offering all modern facilities. If you like a good breakfast and a fantastic bar and bistro , this is the place for you, will definitely stay there again.

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

Dear Nick T, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Imperial Hotel while in Cork recently. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we realy do appreciaite guests taking the time to write a review on trip advisor. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Imperial Hotel the next time you... More

Dublin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb location & friendly staff. Had a lovey large room recently renovated. Place was spotless. Great value. Bar was nice & dinner that was included was fine. Would return as very central and great for shops and nightlife

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

Dear AW11A, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Imperial Hotel and for taking the time to furnish us with your customer feedback on trip advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Anne Anne O'Leary Operations Manager More

Cork
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Imperial Hotel is a Cork institution, Cork's oldest hotel and still one of the best. You will not find a better location in Cork as you really are in the city centre and can walk around to every conceivable type of bar, restaurant, shop, market and visitor attraction. The crowning glory of the Imperial are the staff, you will... More

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

Dear Scomp, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Imperial Hotel and for taking the time to write such an excellent review on trip advisor. I will pass on your great comments to the team - who will be trilled as they strive on a daily basis to meet and exceed with guest expectations. We look forward... More

Waterford, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Hotel in Cork City. Location is great; staff are so friendly and helpful; beds are so comfortable and breakfast is to die for. The overall character of the hotel is unique! Barry and Mary O'Brien, Waterford.

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Dear Barry O, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Imperial Hotel during your recent trip to Cork. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to write such excellent comments on trip advisor. We look forward to welcoming Mary & Barry back soon. Best regards, Anne Anne... 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 #6 Romantic Hotel in Cork #7 Luxury Hotel in Cork #9 Family Hotel in Cork #10 Business 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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