The Clarion hotel boasts a fantastic location overlooking Cork's famous River Lee and offers guests some magnificent views facing the inspired architecture of the City Hall opposite. It is ideal for both business and leisure travellers with a central location that puts it close to the city's businesses, shops, entertainment and you can find the nearest bus or train station within walking distance to see even more.
This award winning hotel is a popular choice for many tourists looking to explore Ireland's second city for its luxurious accommodation with 198 guestrooms and an excellent range of facilities that cater for guests staying for either business or leisure. To help you unwind or keep fit during your stay the hotel offers access to its health and fitness centre where you enjoy some relaxing facilities ranging from spa and massage treatments, sauna, jacuzzi to the well-equipped gym and indoor swimming pool. For guests staying at the hotel for business reasons there a number of versatile meeting rooms suitable for a variety of events from meetings to conferences and training sessions, with all the equipment and assistance you might need provided by the professional staff. Additionally all guests staying at the hotel can benefit from the free Wi-Fi available in the public areas and if you require any additional assistance there is a 24-hour front desk that can provide laundry/dry cleaning, currency exchange and child services with special rates to some of the nearby family attractions.
Distance from Airport:
The hotel's 198 well-furnished and comfortable guestrooms include a variety of accommodation with superior double/twin rooms, family rooms, executive rooms and suites. All of the rooms are well-appointed with a selection of amenities including: air conditioning - minibar - high speed/wireless internet - tea/coffee maker - digital TV with satellite/cable channels - pay movies - en suite bathroom - power shower - toiletries.
Approximately 20 minutes
Location and Resort:
Cork is Ireland's second largest city and one of the most popular tourist destinations with its beautiful setting built on the River Lee and Georgian architecture. If offers much in the way of attractions and places to see with modern retail centres such as the Merchant's Quay Shopping Centre located just a few minutes away on the newly developed marina; or visit the traditional English market in the centre of the city that has its origins dating back from the 1600s. Some of the popular attractions in the city that are well worth a visit include the Cork Sea Safari, Fota Wildlife Park and some impressive historical monuments such as St. Patrick's Bridge and Cork's most famous landmark, the Bells of Shandon in the church tower of Shandon that dominates the north side of the city.
Eating and Drinking:
For a delicious and more formal dining experience at the hotel there is the Augustines Restaurant, considered one of the finest restaurants in the city it offers some mouth-watering cuisine with a combination of modern French and Italian dishes with an Irish influence. This restaurant is the ideal setting for a celebratory dinner or chic corporate event in a relaxed atmosphere.
For a more casual experience there is also the Kudos Restaurant, one of the most well-known Asian restaurants in the city it serves delicious Asian cuisine straight from the wok along with a selection of European dishes. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.
For the perfect place to relax with friends or family and enjoy a refreshing drink along with a tempting menu of light meals and snacks available all day, there is the Saviour Lounge, ideal for a light lunch while you are at work or don't have much time.
The hotel has an 18 metre heated indoor swimming pool available year round as part of its impressive health and fitness centre.
With its enviable location that puts it close to all the important areas of the city, the Clarion Hotel makes an ideal choice for those looking to stay in Cork; it offers some excellent facilities for both business and leisure, which all helps to ensure you have an enjoyable stay in the city.
Individuals, couples, families and groups