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Imperial Hotel

4-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
South Mall A, Cork, Cork, Ireland

4-star hotel with spa, near Cork City Hall
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  • Cleanliness, courtesy and warm friendly, busy buzz - all provide an atmosphere of…Nov. 11, 2018
  • Great place - great location Sep. 10, 2018

Imperial Hotel

from A$214
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • Premium Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Classic Double Room
  • Classic Triple Room
  • Classic Twin Room
  • City Room, Non Smoking
  • Premium Triple Room, 3 Single Beds
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

What’s around Imperial Hotel


  • In Cork City Centre
  • University College Cork - 24 min walk
  • Pairc Ui Chaoimh - 35 min walk
  • Cork University Hospital - 45 min walk
  • Cork City Hall - 5 min walk
  • Cork Opera House - 7 min walk
  • Fitzgerald Park - 25 min walk
  • Blackrock Castle - 3.2 mi / 5.2 km

Getting around

  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 7 min drive
  • Cork Kent Station - 14 min walk
  • Glounthaune Station - 9 min drive
  • Midleton Station - 17 min drive

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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. 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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


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

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No 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
  • Buffet 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)
  • Golfing nearby
  • Use of nearby fitness centre (discount)
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 222.3
  • Conference space size (meters) - 21
  • 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
  • Porter
  • Year Built – 1813
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Espresso 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
  • Smart TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Escape Spa has 8 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.


Pembroke Restaurant - Onsite fine-dining restaurant.

Lafayettes Brasserie - This brasserie serves breakfast and light fare. Open daily.

Imperial Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Imperial Hotel Cork
  • Imperial Cork
  • Imperial Hotel Cork
  • Imperial Hotel Hotel
  • Imperial Hotel Hotel Cork


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests under 18 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 (subject to availability)

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 17.00 per person (approximately)

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 Imperial Hotel

  • Does Imperial Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Imperial Hotel 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 parking offered at Imperial Hotel?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Imperial Hotel.
  • Are pets allowed at Imperial Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Imperial Hotel?
    You can check in starting at 3 PM. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of EUR 50.00 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Imperial Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • What is there to do near Imperial Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Cork City Hall (5-min walk) and Cork Opera House (7-min walk), along with University College Cork (1.3 mi) and Fitzgerald Park (1.3 mi).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 329 reviews

Good 6.0
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 romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely hotel. Room was great, v comfy bed and pillows! Decent shower. Cleanliness and Covid guidelines well adhered to. Dinner in restaurant was excellent, with great staff. Breakfast a little disappointing- good menu but when food arrived it was overdone and a little tough. Other than that, thoroughly enjoyed the stay and will be back again.
Anne, ie1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
We had a beautiful surprise left in our room. A beautiful happy birthday cake. The staff were so friendly and helpful.
georgie, ie1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
ork visit
Lovely staff.... from the beginning to the end of our stay.
Mary-Rose, ie1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect for city centre
Great city centre hotel. Great rooms. Breakfast lovely. Will stay again
SUSAN, gb2 night business trip
Very good 8.0
The hotel is beautiful! The rooms are a very good size and the comforters, they are divine. Front desk woman at check in never cracked a smile.
Jill, us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Xmas shopping trip
Had a great stay at the Imperial. Staff could not be more helpful and friendly. Food was great. Would highly recommend.
ie1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Heat cranked to 30C in the guest room with no way to control it. Window opens 2cm so was not of any help.
gb3 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Short stay
Good location
Patrick, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Exceeded expectations. Staff was pleasant and accommodating. We loved our stay here at the Imperial Hotel and would recommend it to others travelling to Cork.
us1 night trip

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