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Imperial Hotel

#12 of 23 Hotels in Cork
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76 South Mall, Cork, Ireland
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Waterford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I are just back from a wonderful stay at The Imperial Hotel. The room was beautiful and we did feel very looked after. We dined at The Pembroke Restaurant on Wednesday evening. It proved to be a relaxing tasty satisfying experience. I had the soup which had an earthy honest to goodness flavour, different from most veg... More 

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Tarragona, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Currently visiting Ireland to see family with my partner, I had no where booked so upon a friends recommendation I decided to see if there was any availability at this hotel. Was greeted at the reception by a lovely lady named Sinead who immediately looked after myself and my partner. The lovely lady gave us a beautiful room, our stay... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Short and sweet - Stayed for one night only arrived late but hassle free checkin. It was only €15 for a taxi from the airport. The room was spacious, lovely and cool as a fan was left on which I was grateful as it was a very hot that evening. My parent's also stayed and had a lovely room too.... More 

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Cavan, Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have just checked out of this hotel. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The hotel is well decorated with a comfortable feel. One problem I had was the heat in the room. On waking up at 3am in the morning, i was absolutely roasting! There seemed to be no air conditioning in the room, and the window only opened... More 

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Nice, France
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i stayed here with friend and this hotel offers lovely deals for their spa and lovely afternoon tea we arrived at this hotel a little early where the lovely lady Sinead explained that our room wasn't ready we didn't mind we were offered tea by Sinead in their quint cafe but we decided to stroll around cork , This hotel... More 

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Frits P, General Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Wow, such a pleasure to read you though we are “full of Cork class”, thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience at the Imperial. I am thrilled that you enjoyed our central location in Cork, the ambience of our 200-year-old Hotel and most importantly the service your received from my team. We... More 

Oswestry, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for three nights at this city centre hotel. The staff were very welcoming and the spacious room was spotless, lovely big comfortable bed and clean bathroom. The hotel is within easy reach of the main bus station where we caught a bus to Blarney and the railway station just an extra ten minute walk where you can get a... More 

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Frits P, General Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Imperial for your 3 night stay in Cork, it was a pleasure to have you with us. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and so pleased that you would have no hesitation in returning to us. We want to be a true “home away from home” for our guests and I am... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the joy of staying here for two nights with a friend. Great value, food was fantastic (except dessert...it wasn't), service was excellent and the spa was the icing on the cake. Rooms very clean, cool and quiet. Hotel right in centre of nightlife of cork but I didn't hear it! Would certainly recommend

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Frits P, General Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay, we value your feedback and firmly believe we can learn and use this information to ultimately improve and enhance our service and product. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and delighted that you would recommend us to others. I am sorry to read that... More 

Clonmel, Ireland
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a fabulous stay room was fabulous and beds so comfy thank you near restaurant and bars. Walking distance of everything Hotel ha sold world charm beautiful hotel we only stayed one night would loved to have stayed longer spotless hotel

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Frits P, General Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many congratulations on your wedding anniversary and thank you for trusting us with such a special celebration. I am delighted you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and simply hope that the next time you are able to stay al little longer with us. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we look forward to welcoming... More 

Bend, Oregon
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40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was on a CIE tour of Ireland when we stayed two nights at the Imperial hotel. On arrival after a long day of travel we checked in and headed to the lounge for a drink. The staff was very nice, very helpful. The hotel is 200 years old, gorgeous lobby, lots of history. Our room was an older room... More 

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Frits P, General Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest It was such a pleasure to have you and your tour with us, thank you for choosing the Imperial for your Cork experience. The Imperial really is a City Icon with an immense history very much ingrained in the City’s past. Built in 1816 we are the oldest Hotel in Cork and have hosted many famous guests including... More 

Hemsworth, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is how hotels should be run, all the staff are highly professional and happy. Whenever I am in Cork I prefer to stay at the Imperial whether for business or pleasure. I can't think of anything I would change

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Frits P, General Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Wow, thank you for posting such a wonderful review of your recent stay with us! I am delighted you enjoyed your time in our hospitality and particularly pleased that the professionalism and warmth you received from my team was such a highlight throughout your stay. We pride ourselves on our service and your kind comments are incredibly motivating... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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 

Additional Information about Imperial Hotel

Address: 76 South Mall, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Centre
Price Range: $141 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Imperial Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Imperial Hotel With Escape Salon
Imperial Hotel Cork
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Cork
#7 Family Hotel in Cork
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#10 Luxury Hotel in Cork
#13 Business Hotel in Cork
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