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Commons Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   New Mallow Rd, Cork, Ireland (Shandon)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice room. Food in the restaurant excellent and will need to go on a diet as the portions were so generous. Staff helpful and friendly. Would definitely stay here again. Good location for exploring the area.

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Cork12324, Front Office Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review Daniel. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Commons Inn sometime in the future. More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK firstly I have to rate Commons Inn as 3 stars because in comparison to other, more luxurious, hotels that is what it is worthy of. However if the friendliness of the owner could be rated I would give Commons 5 stars! He is a gentleman and can not do enough for the guests. I took my husband here for... More

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Cork12324, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. I have passed on your very kind comments to Fred. As he said we are in the process of upgrading the premises at the moment and work is nearly completed. We would love to welcome you back in the future to show off our new look. More

Lithia Springs, GA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed at Commons Inn on our recent trip to Cork. Our room was very nice and the beds were comfortable. The food in the restaurant was excellent! An added bonus was the bus stop in front, which made it easy for us to get around Cork, and also close to Blarney. The front desk clerks were... More

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Cork12324, Front Office Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Lithia. We are delighted that we were able to help you enjoy your trip to cork. More

Dublin, Ireland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visited at end of June - 2014 , took 2 rooms with no breakfast - was nice hotel but no more than that - rooms are old but each room includes 2 double beds. reasonable price, nice bar ( we watched the world cup ) - no pool.

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Cork12324, Front Office Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Thanks you for your review. We try to be honest in our description of our property and you summed it up- a nice hotel on the road. We try to provide a clean,comfortable ,safe place to stay at a reasonable price. Our refurbishment is nearly complete and we would love to welcome you back at some stage in the future. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in Commons for one night on a trip to Cork. The hotel is located on the main Limerick road, so forward looking rooms may be noisy. However, we were given a room at the back of the hotel, so slept without any problems. However, the hotel is a little dated and could do with a little care and attention... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The room looked nice but within a little while we realized what was lacking: the linens were rough on top a firm bed, there was not refrigerator, no clocks, the tea pot was dirty and wet from it's last use, the windows have no screens an no was to prop open, and the wood lining is chipped and out dated.... More

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Navan, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks for a brilliant stay Staff very friendly, room excellent, (except for room entry system) lovely food, great menu, at very good prices. Bar friendly and relaxed with enjoyable entertainment Overall excellent 3 night stay, hope to visit again

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Cork12324, Front Office Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. More

San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Italy
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having booked this online the only thing that disapponted me was the position directly on a busy road. We have been travelling all over Ireland and staying in both B&B's and hotels with 2 children. So we always need a family room and of course we are having breakfast for 4 people. The hotel is simple but I found the... More

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Cork12324, Front Office Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. Unfortunately there is nothing we can do about the location of the road but as you can imagine there are also benefits for most of our customers who are driving. We are very easy to find, you don't have to negotiate Cork's traffic system, we are the main bus route and there is free parking.I... More

St. John's, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent one night here in July. The price is low but frankly so is the quality. The room was big but musty. The hallway carpets desperately need to be cleaned. The staff serving the breakfast were surly. But to be fair, the beds were good and the bathrooms were modern and clean. The location is far from downtown, but getting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Stayed here with friends as we were in Cork to see Paolo Nutini recently. Rooms were very impressive for the price we paid, clean and well maintained. Prior to going to the gig, we decided to eat in the hotel restaurant/bar. Food we received wasn't too bad but we had to wait 40 minutes to be served. I understand that... More

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Cork12324, Front Office Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay (and Paulo Nutini!) and hope to see you back again. More

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Address: New Mallow Rd, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Shandon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Commons Inn 3*
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