Central hotel Cork City

Discussion in 'Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines' started by Paddylast, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. Paddylast

    Paddylast Frequent Poster

    Have search the Forum for recommended hotels in Cork city but most go back to 2009. Anyone recommend the Clarion as opposed to the Imperial. Was warned that the Imperial suffers from street noise at night - people piling out of pubs etc.,!! Is the Clarion far from the centre?
    Would appreciate any recommendation. Need to be within walking distance of the city.
  2. JP1234

    JP1234 Frequent Poster

    The River Lee and Lancaster Lodge are about 15 minutes walk from the city centre. They are practically next door to each other and both get mainly excellent reviews on Trip Advisor. I haven't stayed in either but am booked into Lancaster Lodge in a few weeks time, based on location as I find it difficult to sleep in noisy city centre hotels and also price River Lee was coming in at 130e for the night I wanted whereas Lancaster Lodge was 79e.
  3. becky

    becky Frequent Poster

    I stayed in the Imperial twice. It was okay but parking is limited.

    I stayed in the River Lee when it was called jury doyle? That would be my first choice. No problems with parking and a very nice breakfast. It's about 5 minute walk to Grand Parade, 15 to the end of patrick street but a nice pleasant walk.

    It's pricey but I got a deal at the time.
  4. mark1

    mark1 Frequent Poster

    Or try Hayfield Manor if you want somewhere really special, Stayed about 2yrs ago and got the room for €100.00 for the 4 of us, Amazing place
  5. Bronte

    Bronte Frequent Poster

    Isaacs or the Metropole both on McCurtain Street and 10 minutes walk.
  6. Sunny

    Sunny Frequent Poster

    Stayed in the Clarion a couple of weeks ago. It's grand and is very central.