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Imperial Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   76 South Mall, Cork, Ireland (Centre)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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125 reviews 125 reviews
34 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are just back from a wonderful stay in the Imperial. This is my kind of hotel......its an old hotel with very welcoming staff & comfortable surroundings. Our room was spotless,with a really comfy bed & the pillows were perfect. It is in need of refurbishment & some of the public areas/bedroom are a little tired but it didn't affect... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for 2 nights. Spa was just brilliant. Staff were very attentive in the restaurant and the food was great. We used room service one morning and food came hot and on time. Staff most welcoming and the hotel spotless from our room to the toilets for patrons of the bar.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just home after 2 nights at this wonderful place. The decor, furnishings, staff, food, comfort, location, centrality in the city. Loved every minute. The scones were delicious! If you're visiting Cork...choose this hotel! If you're not visiting Cork, think about going and choose the Imperial. Staff couldn't be more helpful and pleasant. Any imperfections are trivial when put in context... More

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

The Imperial Hotel is an older hotel and while clean an well maintained it suffers from its age. the carpets in the room were old. The floor had a definite slope to it. I would venture that the difference in floor elevation from window to entry door was at least one to two inches. The lack of air conditioning was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were caught short on time and had to stay overnight in Cork City. The Imperial wouldn't normally spring to mind as the first choice of places to stay, but it will be from now on. The staff dealing with the reservation on the 'phone through to the Hall Porters were brilliant. The price was mid-range but good value for... More

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38 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in the hotel on the 3 day imperial package. It consisted of 3 nights b and b, 1 evening meal in Pembroke Restaurant, 1 afternoon tea in hotel , a free ticket for the city hop on/off bus tour, lunch in the English Market and a gift from spa on departure. We could not fault the package which... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a lovely stay in the Imperial Hotel, the room was bright, airy and spacious and the SPA was lovely, so relaxing and a must visit!! The staff were very friendly, especially the lovely manager in the restaurant. However the only small issue, phoned reception before arrival, to be told by receptionist that she did not know the area... More

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Tenerife, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Comfortable hotel with excellent location. Cork is a vibrant city. There are many people in pubs and shops. In Cork there are many options for fun. It has a beautiful park with animals. Communications with other cities are also excellent.

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Galway, Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in this hotel a few months ago. Decided to treat myself to a night away as I was a single mother to a 2 1/2 year old and I was very tired! Was going to choose The River Lee Hotel (which I should have done) but driving past this hotel as I often did made me curious to see... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here the night after our wedding, our room wasn't available until 4pm, on a day where we had a family function to attend. The desk staff were rude, we reserved a superior room at a superior rate but did not get the value we expected. Cork is our home town where we visit on a regular basis. We will... 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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#5 Spa Hotel in Cork #7 Luxury Hotel in Cork #7 Romantic Hotel in Cork #10 Business Hotel in Cork #11 Family Hotel in Cork
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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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