This hotel is an aging classic situated high above cork city.On arrival the reception staff were more than helpful and all done with a smile. Our room was 208 a large room with a fantastic view across cork, it had all the amenities you would expect of a 4 star hotel and the bathroom was functional with a good shower or the option to have a soak in the tub. The hotel has two bars one of which seem to open alternative days the staff however were nothing but pleasant and helpful nothing seemed to be to much trouble but I guess its all the charm of the emerald Isle.The breakfast was superb with the option of either a fully cooked or a continental choice all very good, except one small moan hard to get whole meal toast, low fat milk or margarine.
This hotel is not for the faint hearted as it is on the top of a hill walking down to the town is fine coming back you need to either be fit or get a taxi quite,a challenge after a good meal and a few beers. Would I stay here again yes I would it met my basic expectations and the pleasant staff made our stay a memorable one.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The impressive facade of this wonderful red brick Victorian building gives any visitor a sense of the rich history of the area and a clear example of 1870’s Irish architecture at its best. It is not surprising therefore to find that The Ambassador Hotel offers quality service, professionalism and the comfort of our guests are at the forefront of our minds at all times. Experience all that Cork has to offer from the luxury of one of the City’s best loved hotels where we feel certain you will want to return again and again. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ambassador Hotel And Health Club
- Best Western Cork
- Cork Best Western