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“Nice but noisy.” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel Isaacs Cork
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   48 MacCurtain St., Cork, Ireland   |  
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Ranked #13 of 22 hotels in Cork
Enfield, Connecticut
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“Nice but noisy.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We stayed at the hotel Isaacs on a week day. The room was very comfortable. The only problem was the bar on the first floor. When people went outside to smoke the noise seemed to be coming from the other side of the window glass. It was raining off and on and then it was peacefully quite until it stopped.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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HotelIsaacsGreenes, Manager at Hotel Isaacs Cork, responded to this review, December 17, 2013
Dear Catherine M,

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy that you found your room comfortable and the location good but were sorry to hear that there was noise outside the bar area where people were smoking. We have discussed this with our team and are trying to find a solution. I hope you had a safe trip back and hope to welcome you back to us in the future.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Stayed last weekend, location. Perfect. Room. Good. Food. Good. Hotel is located just a 5minute walk from city centre, plenty of shopping available also all the attractions of cork. Small outside area with relaxing waterfall, pleasant area for sitting, even in the rain. Had dinner in Greens next door, this also very good. Enjoyed our stay very much. Will go back.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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HotelIsaacsGreenes, Manager at Hotel Isaacs Cork, responded to this review, December 13, 2013
Dear Mnoone,

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed our stay with us and that you also enjoyed a lovely meal in Greenes Restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel again in the future.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights in room 101, a large room with en-suite shower room, TV, iron and hair-dryer and safe all included. Large glass wall/window in room to corridor - unusual and mainly not seen as curtains had to be drawn for privacy, but not a huge problem. Room can be coldish in the early afternoon, and like a sauna overnight. Took awhile to work out the right setting.
Room 101 is right next to the lift and over the receptionist area, so can be noisy - take earplugs. Breakfast is not included, can get this at Greenes next to the hotel but I would suggest that breakfast at Gallaghers at the end of MacCurtain street is much better value.
Staff are excellent, helpful and hotel is clean and well appointed - would stay here again - but would ask for a different room. Great location for a weekend in Cork, and very good value if you book on-line.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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HotelIsaacsGreenes, Manager at Hotel Isaacs Cork, responded to this review, December 13, 2013
Dear Iliad33
Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and apologies for the noise. You can also book directly with us to get a great deal, and to accommodate any requests. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in the apartments next to the hotel. They are one of the few apartments available on various days so you're not tied into a week Saturday to Saturday. They were reasonably priced, with daily cleaning services, in the heart of the city. The only downside was there was no lift and we had to carry our double buggy up to the second floor. We had a fabulous time and will be staying there again on our next visit to Cork.

Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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HotelIsaacsGreenes, Manager at Hotel Isaacs Cork, responded to this review, December 13, 2013
Dear Deirdre R,

Thank you for taking time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us in the apartments and we hope to welcome you back again in the future.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We landed in Cork on a Sunday night for a work gig on Monday, and decided we had to treat ourselves. Isaacs didn't let us down, two ribeyes with trimmings filled the hole. The grilled portobello mushrooms were better than the steak. Maurice had his medium rare, but I went with medium which I reckon was better for the cut. Place was quiet, but, hey, its Cork on a Sunday

Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Stayed here with 3 friends for a night out in Cork city. We could not fault the hotel for price, location, staff, food and good service. We Had two twin rooms and one was located facing the street but it didn't interfere with us at all. The other room was fairly newly decorated with a lovely new bathroom. Our dinner in Greenes restaurant was lovely and they also offer 10% off full bill for guests staying in the hotel. Parking was very nearby but be aware that you must take an immediate turn right for the church after you turn off from Maccurtain street!!! It's a one way street and a long way back around if you miss the turn off!!! Looking forward to staying again soon..

Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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HotelIsaacsGreenes, Manager at Hotel Isaacs Cork, responded to this review, December 17, 2013
Dear DiCork2010,

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We were delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Booked hotel after checking reviews, was not disappointed. Arrived at hotel 11am check in was not till 2pm, was expecting to leave luggage and go back later however helpful girl on reception said she thought our room was ready, after a quick phone call to check she said yes room was ready & gave us key. Room like the rest of hotel was excellent, clean comfortable and nicely furnished.Hotel was in a great location, staff were friendly and helpful, great experience from start to finish.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Also Known As:
Isaacs Hotel Cork
Isaacs Cork
Address: 48 MacCurtain St., Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 22 hotels in Cork
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Isaacs Cork 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Hotel Isaacs Cork, a unique gem of a hotel in Cork city centre with an enviable city centre location - only a short walk from the train and bus stations and the main shopping and financial centre of Cork.Hotel Isaacs is the perfect choice as a base when visiting Cork city, West Cork and the South West of Ireland.We have some fantastic special offers for you when you book our hotel bedrooms and our wonderful two bedroom and three bedroom apartments. ... more   less 
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