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Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork

4-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
Military Hill, Saint Lukes Cross, Cork, Cork, Ireland

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Cork City Hall
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cots/infant beds
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Free WiFi
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
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Fantastic service
Great location
Great room
Breakfast is average

Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork

from A$155
  • Classic Twin Room
  • Classic Double Room Single Use
  • Classic Double Room
  • Club Room, Balcony, City View

What’s around Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork


  • Heart of Cork
  • English Market - 21 min walk
  • University College Cork - 38 min walk
  • Pairc Ui Chaoimh - 41 min walk
  • Cork City Hall - 13 min walk
  • Bells of Shandon - 18 min walk
  • Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral - 27 min walk
  • Blarney Castle - 6.7 mi / 10.8 km

Getting around

  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 18 min drive
  • Cork Kent Station - 11 min walk
  • Glounthaune Station - 19 min drive
  • Midleton Station - 26 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 70 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time noon-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

  • Free RV/bus/truck parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Polish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


McGettigans Cookhouse - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork’s small print

Also known as

  • Ambassador Hotel Health Club Cork
  • Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork Hotel
  • Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork Hotel Cork
  • Ambassador Hotel Health Club
  • Ambassador Health Club Cork
  • Ambassador Health Club
  • Ambassador Hotel And Health Club
  • Ambassador Health Club
  • Ambassador Hotel And Health Club
  • Ambassador & Health Cork Cork
  • Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork Cork


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club or fitness facility.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 25.00

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 15.00 for adults and EUR 9.00 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork

  • Does Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork currently open?
    This property is closed from 27 March 2020 to 28 June 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • Is parking offered at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork?
    You can check in from noon to 11:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of EUR 25.00.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • What is there to do near Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork?
    Recommended spots to visit include Cork City Hall (13-min walk) and Bells of Shandon (0.9 mi), along with English Market (1.1 mi) and Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral (1.4 mi).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 392 reviews

Very good 8.0
Average Room, could do with more comfort.
Friendly staff, efficient check in and check out. High on high so had good views of the city. Shower took forever to get hot, bed very uncomfortable. No fridge or kettle in room. Very small TV in the wierdest location. Restaurant food was good. Free parking was handy, but probably wouldn’t stay here again, place needs a little TLC.
auRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Traditional comfort
Built in 1872, the Ambassador is a “grand old dame” overlooking Cork. It has an old school charm, and the staff are very welcoming, as staff in any Irish establishment tend to be. There was a strange and chronic noise emanating from somewhere where near our room, (possibly a ghost) and at 1am we alerted the night porter who immediately offered to relocate us, which led to us spending the night in the Presidential Suite. Wow! Presidents get it good! Also, look out for the dining room bar which, for those who are familiar with the film, The Shining, will feel they’ve walked into the Overlook’s bar. The barman even did the Jack Nicholson stance for a pic. We were very happy to have stayed at the Ambassador and recommend it.
Stephen, auRomance trip
Very good 8.0
Watto's World wander
A nice comfy hotel, the only issue is if you are on the third floor the lift doesn't go to that floor
Peter, au1 night trip
Good 6.0
Really nice place
The ambassador hotel was a really neat place. The hallways were wide, the rooms were big, the bathrooms nice. The receptionist was kind enough to upgrade me. The whole stay was wonderful until I went to take a bath. The water that came out the hot spout was brownish/yellow. I drained the tub and repeated this process twice and all three times the water was disgusting. Ended up with a quick and cold shower.
John, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Luxury, comfort and good food
Clean, quiet, comfortable rooms with a view. The food is fantastic! (We had dinner and breakfast). The robes and slippers are a nice touch. Great location - a short walk from restaurants and bars (I highly recommend the Shelbourne Bar for an Irish Whiskey tasting experience.)
ca1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Hotel was was lovely and clean bright and warm..check in was hassle free but on return to hotel at 2 am after night were locked out in freezing cold for 20 minutes..apparently the night bell was not working..sorry but after paying a lot for a one night stay I’d expect someone in lobby to let returning guests in ...also as it was pouring rain u would need taxi to and from city...just factor that in when choosing..overall a pleasant stay..
Helen, ie1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Overall a great stay but a little maintainance req
Very friendly staff and overall a great stay. Rooms need some maintainance, especially bathrooms.
gb2 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
Beautiful Hotel but let down on a few things
Lovely venue and staff are fantastic and very helpful. Received some great advice of where to go in Cork and the city is beautiful. Not many issues with the hotel other than the following: TV was very far away from the bed and needed binoculars to see it. Room service food wasn’t toasted or with a side salad as stated and lack of fridge and water in room.
Michael, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
2 night business stopover
2 night stop over in lovely Cork. Great hotel , excellent service , food / breakfast 10/10 . Couple of walkable bars close by and a 15 min walk to the centre . Would definitely stay again
DEREK, gb2 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Good hotel for visiting family locally
Second time we have stayed very good
John, ie1 night trip

Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork

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