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1 room, 2 adults

Great National Commons Inn Hotel

3-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
New Mallow Road, Cork, Cork, T23 PY53, Ireland

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Murphy's Brewery
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Good internet service
Great location
Vibe is not too good
Amenities are not the best

Great National Commons Inn Hotel

  • Double Room
  • Twin Room
  • Family Room
  • Triple Room
  • Double Room Single Use

What’s around Great National Commons Inn Hotel


  • Murphy's Brewery - 31 min walk
  • Bells of Shandon - 36 min walk
  • Butter Museum - 36 min walk
  • Cork Arts Theatre - 40 min walk
  • Military Museum Collins Barracks - 41 min walk
  • Cork Opera House - 42 min walk
  • Crawford Art Gallery - 42 min walk
  • Elizabeth Fort - 2.5 mi / 4 km

Getting around

  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 12 min drive
  • Cork Kent Station - 6 min drive
  • Glounthaune Station - 12 min drive
  • Midleton Station - 20 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 40 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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 21

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the 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
Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Baileys Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast and lunch. A children's menu is available.

The Commons Bar - This bar specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available.

Great National Commons Inn Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Commons Express Inn Cork
  • Great National Commons Inn
  • Great National Commons Inn Hotel Cork
  • Great National Commons Inn Hotel Hotel
  • Great National Commons Inn Hotel Hotel Cork
  • Commons Express Inn
  • Commons Express Cork
  • Commons Express
  • Great National Commons Inn Hotel Cork
  • Great National Commons Cork
  • Great National Commons
  • The Commons Express Inn
  • The Commons Express Inn


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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 10 for adults and EUR 10.00 for children (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 Great National Commons Inn Hotel

  • Are pets allowed at Great National Commons Inn Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • Is parking offered at Great National Commons Inn Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Great National Commons Inn Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • What is there to do near Great National Commons Inn Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Murphy's Brewery (1.6 mi) and Bells of Shandon (1.9 mi), along with Butter Museum (1.9 mi) and Cork Arts Theatre (2.1 mi).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Great National Commons Inn Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 128 reviews

Very good 8.0
The property is pleasant but a bit far from the city. The rooms were large and bright but the beds (doubles) are a bit narrow (queen size would be more comfortable) and probably due for a renewal. The breakfast is good value with a good selection.
Sharryn, au3 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
The Commons Accomodated
Good stay. I requested a quiet room and was pleased to receive one. The room was spacious and clean. Very convienient for an overnight stay for business I only spent sleeping hours at the venue.
Deirdre, ie2 night business trip
Good 6.0
Room was spacious, older style. First room the shower was broken and we had to be moved to another smaller room that was setup to be accessible but this meant fitting didn’t suit us ie the shower was below my head. Also unable to use water for drinking and only provided one small bottle for two of us to drink. Could really use a freshen up.Glad we were only staying for one night
gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
JUNAID, gb1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Hotel was ok , special thanks to ANNE at breakfast table , she made my son’s Day by her excellent customer service during our breakfast, thx a lots ANNE
JUNAID, gb1 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Shady Business
There had been a recent fire, no one had notified us. There was no air conditioning in the rooms, the rugs were dirty and needed to be vacuumed, the staff on the other hand were all extremely helpful and friendly.
Christine, us2 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Room very noisy due to 4 lanes of traffic day and night. We had room 101 the toilet was so close to the wall that a fat person would not be able to fit on. The bath room looked like it had been fitted out by a very poor trades person. The staff and the house keeping was fine.
Mark, gb4 night trip
Poor 2.0
We werent informed that the bar was closed due to a fire and the dining room doubled as a bingo hall ,so after eating we went to the hallway and the smoking area for a drink as we felt we were in the way.
Jimmy, ie3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The hotel and grounds were absolutely beautiful! The hotel staff was very helpful with finding things in the area. Our room was very comfortable, clean and looked out on a lovely area of the golf course. The property was located conveniently to both Glasgow and Edinburgh. Having a rental car was probably a must as the property is located a ways from any town. A wedding took place during our visit and a bagpiper was playing. Enjoyed it all. Would definitely recommend and stay here again.
Peter, us1 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
I was not overly impressed with this hotel. Upon check in I was the one who had to ask about breakfast times, wifi and a few other things that should be told to me upon check-in. The room carpets were old and gross looking, the bathroom had missing door knobs.
Courtney, ie2 night family trip

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