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Imperial Hotel

Orbitz.comUS$159*
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#10 of 23 Hotels in Cork
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This was our second trip to Ireland and we decided to stay in all Flynn hotels because of our wonderful experience at the Old Ground in Ennis. Let me say this hotel did not disappoint. The front desk and dining staff were very pleasant and helpful. The restaurant food, especially the seafood chowder, were excellent. Yes, it is a little...

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FrederikPotgieter, General Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest I am thrilled you chose the Imperial following your experience with the Old Ground in Ennis, it is always wonderful when we are able to deliver on our service promise as a collection. It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the character and charm of our historic 19th century Hotel, a true Cork icon being the...

Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Loved it such a fab hotel rooms a bit to hot but better than been cold lovely clean pristine just fabulous 💜great location cudnt fault it at all!never got to use any of the facilities there so I can't comment on them!will definitely return here ☺️

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FrederikPotgieter, General Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for writing such a lovely review following your stay at the Imperial, we are delighted you chose us! The finest compliment we could ever ask for is when our customers express their desire to return and your feedback is simply music to my ears. We are committed to building long term relationships with our guests and...

waterford
Reviewed 14 March 2016

my wife and I stayed in the Imperial for 2 nights in February and thoroughly enjoyed our stay there.the location is perfect.the hotel,although old, has all the mod cons. . First impressions count and when you enter the hotel foyer, you are blown away by the beauty of it. We met Geraldine at reception and she was so pleasant and...

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FrederikPotgieter, General Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Wow, I am both thrilled and humbled to read that you thought of your recent experience with us as “faultless”! Whilst I am delighted you enjoyed the grandeur of our 19th Century built Hotel I am even more pleased that the true highlight of your time with us was our service, and in particular our people. Geraldine is...

donegal ireland
Reviewed 10 March 2016

This is a beautiful old style hotel in the heart of cork, I just loved the decor,my husband and I just loved it. We stayed three nights, breakfast was good, location perfect just 20 mins walk to train station, 10 mins or less to bus station. The staff Cliodhna and Sinead on reception , Mags in the dinning room, the...

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FrederikPotgieter, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hilarymcmenamin, Thank you so much for the very positive review and the lovely choice words you have to say about our team. We do try our utmost to meet everyone's needs and appreciate that everyone has a different requirement and has a different occasion to stay with us. We are delighted we got it right for you! We are...

Ennis, Ireland
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We had a most enjoyable stay in the Imperial hotel. From the reception to the restaurant to the bedrooms the staff were courteous and so friendly to us seniors. The rooms were warm and so clean with every comfort incl tea making facility. On arrival the couple celebrating their anniversary were greeted with a bottle of Sparkling a card and...

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FrederikPotgieter, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Nita, for the lovely feedback regarding your stay. We do love having people stay with us that can truly appreciate the things we have to offer. We also like being the centre of the city as we can always ensure our guests have something to do or see. Glad we could do something too which made the anniversary...

Reviewed 7 March 2016

This hotel and its staff are amazing! We have just spent the weekend here as family of 3 and cannot fault it in anyway. The staff are absolutely amazing and catered for our every need and I cannot thank them enough for their level of care that they showed us during our stay. In particular the F&B Manager Chris who...

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FrederikPotgieter, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dave73dave, Thank you for the lovely comments you have made, In particularly about Chris and the team. Positive reviews such as this make our day and really make the effort the team put in, well worth it. As always, we have passed on your lovely words to Chris and the whole team, we all love hearing the very positives...

wicklow,ireland
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Back again to the Imperial hotel on one of our regular visits to the lovely city of Cork. The hotel is perfectly located on the South Mall adjacent to the best of the shopping and leisure areas that Cork has to offer. Firstly though the hotel itself has everything that makes a hotel great, beautiful decor especially in the refurbished...

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FrederikPotgieter, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you avensis_9, Firstly, welcome back! Thank you for taking the time to write the review and adding to the very positive reviews we have had. We really appreciate all of our guests and it really does make a difference to us when they return time and time again. We always look forward to hearing from our frequent guests as...

Galway, Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Stayed in the Imperial Hotel in Cork at the end of August last year. The hotel itself is old, but well kept. There is a quaint little cafe at one side of the entrance when you enter the hotel and a beautiful bar on the other side. The staff were friendly and accomodating and our stay was pleasant. We only...

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FrederikPotgieter, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Daniel J for the recent review. Glad we could meet your needs on this occasion and do hope that you would come and stay a little longer and experience what Cork has to offer. We do love Lafayettes, Our café. It's our little gem which the team loves to hear the great things you say about it. Thank...

North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Had a one night stay here in Feb. Sent hotel an email beforehand & received a prompt courteous response. Room was generous size, with all expected niceties - kettle, iron , toiletries. I did like the location to city centre. Would recommend the hotel to others & would choose to stay again the future. Breakfast had a good choice &...

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FrederikPotgieter, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Dol123 for the positive review you made on our hotel. We always appreciate the comments made about us. We are so delighted that you would continue to recommend us and would come again as that, in itself, is the best thing you could say! If you do come again, ask for me and I will personally introduce you...

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful building situated on the south mall around the corner from main shopping streets pubs restaurants etc .. Brilliant location only drawback is you need to park a five minute walk away €9 a day .. You need to go to the hotel first , they give you a card that you use to enter the car...

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FrederikPotgieter, Manager at Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

DearWaterford55, Thank you very much for taking the time and trouble to write a review of our historic hotel. We are grateful that you wrote about some of the prominent features of the hotel which make up some of its charm. The hotel is celebrating 200 years this year and to hear wonderful comments such as yours, makes it even...

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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Restaurant
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Imperial and Escape Spa and Hair Salon is a magical hotel that blends the warmth and intimacy of times past with the style and luxury of a contemporary hotel. Its design merges the traditional and the contemporary to create an environment with a unique warm and welcoming personality. Recently refurbished, the Imperial Hotel has 130 beautifully appointed rooms, new executive suites and rooftop penthouse suite. Escape Salon and Spa offers the perfect fusion of natural and holistic treatments in the most luxurious of settings. Irelands 1st Aveda Lifestyle Salon & Spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Imperial Hotel

Address: 76 South Mall, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Centre
Price Range: RM569 - RM864 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Imperial Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Imperial Hotel With Escape Salon
Imperial Hotel Cork
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Cork
#7 Family Hotel in Cork
#9 Luxury Hotel in Cork
#9 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#13 Business Hotel in Cork
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“If you like a view - request same”
5857Noreen, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“I would suggest you call the hotel prior to your stay and ask for a newly refurbished room”
Rachel27x, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Central location, walking distance to center city attractions.”
josephcU5148EG, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that does not face the pubs on the side streets.”
EddieLTravels, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Staff at reception will accommodate as best they can so just ask”
obriansean, 9 May 2017 | Read review
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