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Imperial Hotel

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#12 of 23 Hotels in Cork
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Great hotel,friendly staff, perfect location. Our first visit to Cork and couldn't pick a better hotel. Reception staff n have been more helpful, lively bar, perfect coffee shop. The room superior king was roomy comfortable with 2 easy chairs. Bathroom was well kitted out.

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Cork
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The gift of a voucher led me to the Escape Spa at the Imperial Hotel in Cork city, and what a gift! It is without doubt the best massage I have ever had, Genevieve left me feeling relaxed, renewed and ready to book again. I rarely go for treatments finding the reality rarely living up to expectation, but this was...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I could have stayed in the bed for 24 hours or more. The room was so comfortable and warm. The duvet was like a cloud. Loved it. I have to compliment the receptionist I met upon checking in, Selina I think (?), who was very pleasant, even though I'd made an error in booking the room for the wrong date....

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Thank Folly O
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfectly positioned, short walking distance to pubs,restaurants and shops. Very nice staff,always welcoming,friendly and professional. Comfortable clean accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere. We visit Cork regularly and would not stay anywhere else.

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

Dear Guest It was such a pleasure to read your kind review, thank you for taking the time to put pen to paper and share your experience with us and others. We want to be a true “home away from home” for all our customers and I am simply thrilled that we are your first choice whenever in Cork. We...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had lunch at Lafayettes last week and was very impressed indeed. I had a toasted sweet chilli chicken wrap. It was really lovely, packed with lovely chicken breast and veg. If you are in a hurry and want a quick lunch Lafayettes is the place to go. What I wanted was not on the menu but Chef Ed will...

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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 recent experience in Lafayette’s. I am thrilled that you not only enjoyed the quality of our food offering but perhaps even more importantly the service you received from my team. It is always so motivating to hear positive feedback from our guests, especially when one our employee’s go...

Tralee, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want good food,good service,helpful friendly staff,warm,comfortable,clean accommodation and all in very pleasant surroundings then the Imperial Hotel is the place to stay.We stayed here last Saturday night for a girlie break away and had a lovely time and we will be back for sure.Thank you to all for making 4 ladies break from reality a real treat.

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

Dear Guest It was a pleasure to have you ladies with us, thank you for choosing The Imperial for your weekend break! The finest compliment we could ever receive is a guests’ confirmation that they will return again and I am so pleased that you all had such an enjoyable stay. Thank YOU for choosing us, we look forward to...

Carlow, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself my husband and two children have visited this hotel on numerous occasions. It is by far our favourite hotel in cork city. The location is perfect. Literally a 3 minute walk to the Main Street. The hotel itself is nice and quiet which is perfect for a family stay. Highly recommended .*****

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

Dear Guest Wow, I am absolutely thrilled to read that we are your favourite Hotel in Cork and I am very grateful for your valued custom! Your personal recommendation means the absolute world to me and my team and I hope we can be your “home away from home” for many years to come. Thank you for choosing us, we...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot for a business trip. Nice location and full of charm. Comfortable rooms. Restaurants and great pubs on doorstep. Breakfast excellent. Will require a taxi ride from train station else a 25 minute walk..

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

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing The Imperial, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to read that you were impressed by the style and “old world” feel of our Hotel and our central location in Cork, we are blessed to be right on the doorstep of all Cork has to offer! Thank you...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed 3 nights last week and we really had a lovely stay. The first staff member we came in contact with was Lynda at the reception, first impressions make all the difference at any hotel and to Lynda we say a big Thank You 😀. Plenty good food at breakfast, something for everyone and all the staff in the dining...

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

Dear Maurice and Philomena Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us and others. I am delighted to read you enjoyed your stay and especially pleased that Lynda made a real difference in your guest experience. We want to hang our hats on delivering exceptional service for our customers and your amazing feedback along with...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently hosted a luncheon for our extended family in the hotel. From the pre-planning stage to the day itself, everything was handled beautifully. We had a number of specific requests, including dietary, which were accommodated without any fuss. The menu we chose offered both fish and beef and there was a separate one for the smallies. The venue -...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing us for your special celebratory luncheon, we know how incredibly important these moments are for our customers and genuinely enjoy being part of these experiences. I am very happy that you enjoyed and commented so positively on the quality of the food but even more delighted to read that our service was such as...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $123 - $179 (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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“You may need to request a quiet room or at the very least remember to bring earplugs.”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 days ago | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the South Mall are best for us.”
 of 5 bubbles deckatty, 4 days ago | Read review
“Our room was 1st floor,side street,had double windows which shut out any noise”
 of 5 bubbles mariehorgan, 6 days ago | Read review
“Be guided by the staff”
 of 5 bubbles mcgeemar2017, 1 week ago | Read review
“Go for the newly refurbished rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Wexford2014, 1 week ago | Read review
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