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Commons Inn

3.0 of 5 New Mallow Rd, Cork, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mallow, Ireland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Myself and my Girlfriend recently stayed at the Commons Inn for one night - a Saturday. Let's start with the good. The staff were lovely. Very welcoming and obliging. Our room was very clean, spacious and the bed was comfortable. The place is very good value for money. While we could hear noise from other rooms in the corridor, we... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for a family function January. The food at the function was gorgeous, canapes, prosecco and a gorgeous buffet. We requested late check out and were accommodated without question. The rooms are large and the shower is fabulous. The bar area is large and well able to cater several large groups if needed. We missed breakfast due to... More 

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Myles O, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your function and your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back at some point in the future. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite the fact that we made our reservation via the hotels own website and received a confirmation we arrived to discover that someone had entered our booking for the following night. The hotel was fully booked out. The receptionist apologised and offered to try and find us alternative accommodation which we declined. Only positive thing from our experience was that our... More 

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Myles O, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Dubtraveller75 for taking the time to write a review. We are not happy to learn of your experience and we would like to find out more about what happened. I know that it was 6 months ago but any information that you could provide would be greatly appreciated so that we can try and ensure that this doesn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a carvery lunch here last Sunday lunch was nice but portion sizes were desperate my partner got the beef and im sure he only got 2 slices and these were like end of beef so not ful slices there was one scoop of mash maybe it just me but in my opinion if your paying nearly 14euro you should... More 

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Myles O, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking time to write a review. I must admit that I am a little mystified regarding your comments relating to the portion sizes on the carvery. If anything we are accused of overloading plates with food. In fact even a baby bowl has at least two scoops of mashed potato. All main courses come with 2 scoops... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a day at Mallow races recently, we stopped at the Commons for a meal on the way home at about 5pm. Really top class! Excellent service, fantastic food and overall great atmosphere in the bar . We were a party of 8 and used the extensive bar food menu. Served promptly by 2 pleasant staff, and good value as... More 

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Myles O, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Dear Frank, many thanks for your very kind review. We hope that not only was dinner a winner but that you had a few at Cork racecourse as well. We have recently renovated our bar food section of the bar and it, together with our new menu additions, is proving a winner with everyone. We look forward to seeing you... More 

Limerick, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I choose this hotel for business stays in Cork as it is a comfortable and welcoming hotel. Ideal for a quiet business stay over, and the food is excellent. Staff are very friendly and always accommodate you where possible. Only area that I feel that needs to be looked at is that breakfast only starts at 7.00am, where many hotels... More 

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Myles O, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Steve. We are delighted when people take time out of their day to review us and let us know what we are doing well (and not so well!) We are looking into the earlier opening for breakfast and hopefully will have an update shortly. Check out our website for news. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The girl at reception with blonde hair was lovely checking in and also booked us a taxi later that night. The bar man who served us our dinner was very nice and remembered not to include bread with the soup we needed gluten free. The staff at the breakfast room were very friendly. I would suggest maybe more gluten free... More 

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Myles O, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Thanks NeadyN for your great review. I have passed on your compliments to the staff, whom we consider to be amongst the best anywhere. I have discussed your suggestions with our Head Chef and we have already brought in the gluten free bread option and we are also looking at your other suggestions. Thanks again and we look forward to... More 

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

Everything about the newly renovated bar just screams comfort and matched with excellent food makes for a fab evening. The staff could not have been more attentive, with a great menu and wine list. Would recommend to anyone looking for a venue for dinner especially for families or groups as the bar is so spacious that you really have room... More 

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Myles O, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review Gael. We have recently renovated our barfood section of the bar and the response has been fabulous from our customers. Thanks again for your review and we look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently went to the Commons for dinner in the bar. It was top class and the staff were amazing and I would recommend to anyone. Very comfortable and relaxing evening. A family business that really cares about their customers. Thanks for a great evening.

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Myles O, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review Ruby, we are delighted that you enjoyed your meal. We hope to see you back again shortly. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Being local to where I was working in Cork, we stayed there overnight on the 20th December. I stayed there with my wife and colleague, in 2 double rooms.The reception staff were courteous and helpful. Checking was simple and easy. The room was inexpensive, €85 per room bed and breakfast. They were neat and clean, if a little dated. the... More 

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Myles O, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks nkfox for your very kind review. We are delighted that we were able to make your stay so enjoyable. When you are here next why not ask at reception about our Loyalty Card system which rewards you when you buy food or beverages in the Bar. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

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Additional Information about Commons Inn

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*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Commons Hotel Cork
Hotel Style:
#12 Business Hotel in Cork

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