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4.8 out of 5

"Nice location that is clean and maintained. Parking is not on-site but they do have dedicated spots at an off-site location. " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 10 Sep 2022

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Hotel Description

4-star spa hotel near Cork City Hall

Cork City Centre stay

Within a 10-minute walk of this Cork City Centre hotel, you'll find Cork City Hall and Cork Opera House. University College Cork and Fitzgerald Park are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Full-service spa, dining

A full-service spa, a gym, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. You'll appreciate the sauna, bar/lounge, and coffee shop.

Classic Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$138* Per night/room Oct 16 - Oct 17

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premium Triple Room, 3 Twin Beds

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Classic Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

City Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Classic Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Imperial Hotel ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Imperial Hotel

Everyone (2) Couples (1) Family (5)
4 out of 5
Nice location that is clean and maintained. Parking is not on-site but they do have dedicated spots at an off-site location.

Posted by on Sep 10, 2022

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4 out of 5
It was great! The lifts seemed to be out of commission, but it wasn’t that big of a deal.

Posted by on Jul 12, 2022

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5 out of 5

Posted by , from TRUMBULL on Apr 28, 2022

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5 out of 5
Very nice hotel. We would definitely stay here if we’re ever in Cork again.

Posted by on Apr 27, 2022

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5 out of 5
The property was well kept, clean, and arranged beautifully. The staff was more than helpful, knowledgeable and professional.

Posted by on Oct 27, 2021

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5 out of 5
Beautiful historic hotel, impeccably maintained. Lovely, attentive staff. Located in center city. Rooms very quiet and comfy. Excellent breakfast.

Posted by on Sep 1, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 2, 2019 by Management

Thank you for your feedback, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay in our historic building and our staff looked after you well.

5 out of 5
Absolutely gorgeous hotel in the center of Cork. The staff was friendly and helpful. Our room was beautiful. Can’t wait to go back someday.

Posted by on May 31, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 4, 2019 by Management

Thank you so very much for your lovely words, it means the world to our staff to receive this feedback. We do hope to see you again.

5 out of 5
Absolutely nostalgic and quaint hotel with lovely bar and cute (but smallish) rooms. Very quiet and super close to everything!! Will come again!🙌

Posted by on Dec 29, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 2, 2019 by Management

Thank you for your lovely feedback, delighted to see you enjoyed our hotel and location. Just to note for future bookings the larger rooms in the hotel are the deluxe rooms. See you again soon & Happy New Year.

Property Features

Imperial Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, a sauna, and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafe. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. A library, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Imperial Hotel. This 4-star Cork hotel is smoke free.

  • 125 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 21 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1813
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wireless internet access

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Train station: Cork Kent Station (2.6 km / 1.6 mi)

Room Amenities

Imperial Hotel offers 125 air-conditioned accommodations with espresso makers and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Smart televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Cork hotel provides wireless Internet access (speed: 25+ Mbps) for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Smart television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Espresso maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast on weekdays from 7:30 AM and 11:00 AM.

Pembroke Restaurant - Onsite fine-dining restaurant.

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

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 8 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body wraps. 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.

  • Number of treatment rooms 8
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Reflexology
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

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

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

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 3 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards, and cash. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • One child stays free
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Credit card pre-authorization
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Children stay free - maximum age 3
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Children stay free
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: EUR 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: EUR 0.01 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Offsite parking fee: EUR 12 per day (0.1 mi away)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 50.00 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • One child 3 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

Fáilte 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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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.