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Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland

4-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
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4-star hotel with spa, near Cork City Hall
  • Free WiFi
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Fantastic service
Great location
Awesome vibe
Tasty breakfast
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Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland

from A$206
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Twin Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Superior Triple Room
  • Superior Twin Room

What’s around Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland


  • Heart of Cork
  • Cork City Hall - 5 min walk
  • Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral - 13 min walk
  • Bells of Shandon - 14 min walk
  • St. Anne's Shandon Church - 15 min walk
  • University College Cork - 26 min walk
  • Crane Lane Theatre - 1 min walk
  • Lavit Gallery - 3 min walk

Getting around

  • Cork (ORK) - 13 min drive
  • Cork Kent Station - 16 min walk
  • Glounthaune Station - 14 min drive
  • Midleton Station - 24 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 125 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
During specific periods throughout the year, a full and non-refundable deposit may payable, and will be due at the time of booking a reservation. To complete the reservation process and obtain additional information, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (3 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Use of nearby fitness centre (discount)
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • Conference space size (feet) - 222.3
  • Conference space size (meters) - 21
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Built in 1813
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Escape Spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.


Pembroke Restaurant - Onsite restaurant.

The Food Hall - This restaurant serves lunch only.

Lafayettes Brasserie - This brasserie serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland’s small print

Also known as

  • Imperial Hotel Cork
  • Imperial Cork


Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 3 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

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

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 50.00

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 10 per night

Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 14.95 per person (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.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 298 reviews

Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland
Nice but the rooms Small.
The rooms are very small not practical for 2 adults with luggage. We were really cramed there was almost no room down one side of the queen bed. The bed was really very comfortable but the blankets are heavy and make sleeping a bit stuffy and hot. There is air conditioning but ours didn’t cool the room enough. The over bath shower had good pressure and constant temperature. There’s a coffee machine in the room. Breakfast is good and service was far more relaxed than my last visits, but I don’t understand the close proximity being sat right next to others when the other tables are mostly empty. The hotel is in an excellent location and the bed one of the most comfortable I’ve slept in this year, but for us the rooms are just too small.
Richard, au2 night trip
Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland
Very Good8.0
Ideal for Enjoying Cork
Great place - great location
Chris, au1 night trip
Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland
Unfortunately the room had a very unpleasant odour which was not improved by the air freshener provided after we brought it to the staff's attention.
A Traveller, au2 night romance trip
Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland
Very Good8.0
Central ++++++
Needs more attention to detail in the upkeep of the building to get a 5/5 score - a small broken tile, underpinning of the building to stop movement of furniture when a heavy vehicle passes on the main road (this is a major financial commitment though). The staff are the best aspect - they are excellent - congratulations for personnel selection.
Cheryl, au11 night trip
Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland
Room had no heating, very cold and equally no heating in bathroom!
John, ie1 night trip

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Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland

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