This city conference hotel, renovated in 2007, is set in stylish terraced grounds and combines classic elegance with contemporary design. The marble entrance serves as a striking introduction and exudes elegance. It offers over 100 deluxe guest rooms, along with versatile conference facilities and exceptional service. It is air-conditioned and offers a lobby with 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, currency exchange facilities, a cloakroom and lift access. A café, bar and restaurant with delicious cuisine are offered to guests. An Internet point and wireless Internet access are both available. Guests may like to avail of the room and laundry services. Parking facilities are available for guests arriving by car.
The hotel is conveniently located only five minutes' drive from Cork city centre and Kent train station, while the town of Kinsale is a 30-minute drive away. Cork International Airport is some 11 km from the hotel, Kerry Airport is approximately 103 km away, and the airport in Shannon is around 125 km away.
Each room features an en suite bathroom with hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, a radio, Internet access, mini fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing set and a double bed. Central heating and a laptop safe also come as standard.
Located within the grounds of the hotel complex is a fully equipped leisure facility in the form of Source Health and Fitness, a state-of-the-art health and leisure centre. Facilities include a 25-metre pool, fully equipped gym, sauna, steam baths, tennis and squash courts as well as a variety of pampering spa treatments (extra charges apply for these treatments).
Guests may like to enjoy contemporary and Irish cuisine in the relaxed tasteful atmosphere in the hotel's award-winning restaurant, Watermarq. This is the perfect venue for celebratory dinners and corporate dining. It offers an à la carte menu along with an extensive wine list offering the some of the finest European and new world wines that are to be had. Customised menus are available for groups. These dining facilities are wheelchair accessible.
The following methods of payment are accepted at the hotel: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA.
Turn left out of Cork Airport and at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Avenue 2000. Continue straight ahead towards Cork Airport Business Park. At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit. Continue onto Farmers Cross. At the airport road roundabout, take the 1st exit onto the N27 (signposted Cork) and continue onto the N27 and enter Cork. At the Kinsale road roundabout, take the 4th exit onto the South ring road - N25. Continue onto the N25 until reaching the Jack Lynch Tunnel interchange. Keep in the outside lane, indicating left and follow the signs for the N8 (towards Cork City Centre). At the next roundabout, take the 1st exit, continuing on the N8 until the sign for the hotel comes into view. Take the left turn onto the flyover and then turn right.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed