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Imperial Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Located in the very heart of the city the Imperial Hotel is the most central hotel in Cork. It is less than a minute’s walk from Cork’s main shopping district, restaurants and nightlife. It's ambience exudes a historical elegance with contemporary touches and boasts luxurious air conditioned rooms and the tranquil Escape Spa, an oasis of calm in the city centre. The bedrooms styles are elegant featuring state of the art smart TVs, free WiFi, Nespresso machines and Orla Kiely toiletries. In the Pembroke Restaurant, a high standard of Irish cuisine is created each evening using fresh fish, meat and vegetables from the local market. Guests can enjoy a coffee or light lunch in Lafayette's Brasserie. Carvery lunch is also served in the Pembroke daily. At the spa, guests can indulge in treatments including an aqua body polish, signature facials and Aveda or Voya massages. Car parking is available for an additional fee in a private car park located a 5-minute walk from the hotel.
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Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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We stayed at the imperial hotel, on a 2day trip to Cork for my birthday. The staff were helpful & friendly. They had 2 pieces of cake & a birthday card in the room when we arrived. We had a lovely dinner in the Pembroke restaurant. Breakfast was very good both mornings. We had a
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We had the pleasure of staying here for my husbands birthday with friends. On arrival to our room the staff had put a little birthday cake and a card for him. It was a really sweet gesture. The rooms were luxury S and the bed was huge The staff were so helpful. I honestly
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Response from MarkFlynnHotels, Manager at Imperial Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear 025heffernan, Thank you for taking the time to review the Imperial Hotel. I am delighted you loved your stay here with us for your husbands birthday. We do like to treat special occasions with a little treat, I am glad you enjoyed. Thank you for your kind words on our beds, rooms and especially our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Mark Flynn
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The staff overall were amazing. The lunch and spa were an absolute treat. However, we were rudely awoken by constant slamming of doors by both guests and staff just before 7am. An early morning abrupt wake after such a lovely stay, which was a pity.
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We celebrated my brother's 80th birthday in The Duchess restaurant. The space is absolutely beautiful. Fabulous food and fantastic service. The staff could not be more helpful. I would highly recommend it.
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Great service from friendly staff. Lovely food. Great location. Only negative was that our room did not have a window. Therefore no daylight or natural ventilation at all. It felt a bit claustrophobic.
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Is there a swimming pool? Thanks.
There is a Vitality Suite, with tropical, rain and mist showers, an Aroma and Salt Grottos, and a small hydrotherapy pool. Free for hotel guest during the week and at 18 euros during the weekend
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Hi Lynn, It would be the 226 bus from Cork Airport and stops on the South Mall which is where the hotel is also located. Prices for an adult are €3.90 single and €6.50 return. Hope this helps. Looking forward to welcoming you to the Imperial Hotel, Mark
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Does the Imperial Hotel offer disability parking?
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There is only one Sinead and she is still here being so wonderful
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You need to go online to the hotel site.
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"Specify when booking if you want a room on the quieter side of the hotel."
"The Hotel has been done up , everything is well done"
"Superior room is perfectly adequate without stretching to higher prices."
"If you find yourself in need of doing laundry, do it with the hotel. It is very reasonably priced."
"Dutchess Suite for family functions :-)"
US$134 - US$242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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IrelandProvince of MunsterCorkCentre
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