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liverpool
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff at this hotel, are just fantastic, accommodating, polite, nothing is to much trouble, the rooms are nice, clean and comfortable, was a bit disappointed with the breakfast on both days stayed , the full irish was ok the eggs benedict was not good at all, but we eat in the evening and the chowder was amazing. If you...

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Cork
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

I have been here to eat several times at this stage and every time the food has been of extremely high standard. It is the one place I would recommend to eat in youghal as the menu has a wide selection and it is reasonably prices not to mention the high standard in food

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from a fab 3 night stay at the Old Imperial. Loved it. We were in the Bianconi Suite. Fab size, comfy beds and nice and warm & cosy. We ate twice in the hotel and both meals were great. Breakfast was lovely and the staff weren't too strict on the times which was great for the weekend that...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time in the Old Imperial over the New Year weekend. Staff where great and extremely helpful. Food was fantastic and feather blade of beef was one of the best dishes I have ever eaten. Will definitely stay again and thanks to all the staff for helping us have a great time in Youghal 😀

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Have eaten a lot of meals here and it never fails to delight. The food is so tasty. The portions are great more than enough. Great choice of dishes. The lamb and beef is to die for. Lovely surroudings also the fire is really lovely. All staff very helpful and friendly. Can't wait to go back again.

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Thank Cath P
Reviewed December 4, 2016

My husband and I stayed here recently with our two children for one night and we really enjoyed our stay, we were greeted by there lovely staff and shown to our room which was very spacious,clean and really warm. We had dinner in the restaurant that evening and the service was great staff were so warm and welcoming and the...

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Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Our group stayed here the last weekend in November had a lovely stay rooms were lovely and. Comfortable and clean got good rate on dinner bed and breakfast and we weren't disappointed dinner in the restaurant was very good as was breakfast staff very friendly and attentive no complaints from our group of eight

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Cambridge
Reviewed November 13, 2016

From the time we arrived until the time we left we were looked after fantastically well,room was immaculate and very quiet,breakfast was lovely with a varied selection and well cooked,dinner in the evening was excellent,Gina on reception was extremely helpful as was one of the owners called Dan,restaurant staff were excellent also,especially the poor lass who lost her voice,would definitely...

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Bristol UK
Reviewed November 6, 2016

We stayed here for two nights this weekend, and the love started at the very beginning, at check in. We were allocated a room on the top floor, my own fault as I should have requested a lower floor. There are no lifts in this very old, beautifully preserved building, so it meant that my partner, who has a lung...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed October 28, 2016

We stayed in the McCarthy suite on the second floor. A lovely room, very comfortable and clean and most of all quiet. Our stay at the Old Imperial was restful and we felt warmly welcomed by the manager and staff. Conveniently located in town, one can walk to everything. Breakfasts were beautifully prepared and our dinner in the restaurant was...

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The Old Imperial Hotel is one of the oldest accommodations in the historic town of Youghal. Built in the 18th century, it was used as a stage coach stop for the Bianconi Line. Located in the heart of the town, yet only a 1 km walk from the sea front, The Old Imperial Hotel is committed to providing excellent service and value to all our guests. With a fantastic location just off the N25, each of our newly refurbished 18 spacious en-suite bedrooms are tastefully decorated with complimentary WIFI, and tea and coffee making facilities. All 18 of our newly refurbished en-suite bedrooms are designed with comfort in mind. Accommodation includes a range of superior rooms, large family rooms which can accommodate up to 2 adults and 3 children, standard double rooms and twin and single rooms. In room amenities include TV, hair dryer, tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms with free Internet access. Breakfast is served daily from 7:30am - 10am each morning. Full a la carte menu available daily from 11:30am including daily specials. Secure private car park for our customers. ... more   less 

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Address: 27 N Main Street, Youghal, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Youghal
Price Range: $85 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Imperial Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Rooms at the back are quieter, as the hotel is situation on the main street.”
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“There are no lifts, so be prepared to carry luggage up one to two levels.”
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“Room number 3 at the rear has a lovely view of the Collegiate gardens.”
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“I would choose one not in the front part of the hotel”
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