This city hotel is set conveniently in a quiet yet central location overlooking the city and harbour, within walking distance from Cork city centre. This historic building was constructed in 1872 and was lovingly restored to its former glory as a stylish and spacious hotel in 2007. It now offers its guests charm, sophistication and relaxed comfort, featuring all the amenities that make a difference while travelling. The hotel's friendly and knowledgeable team of staff is ready to ensure guests have a comfortable and memorable stay. Whether guests come to the hotel for business or pleasure, all enjoy unrivalled attention and comfort. A feeling of generous spaciousness permeates the hotel, particularly in the accommodation area, where the wide elegant corridors lead to 70 modern and luxurious bedrooms. The hotel offers its guest a wide range of amenities including an entrance hall with 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, lift access, a bar, a restaurant, conference facilities and Internet access. Room and laundry services are also available and there is parking available for those arriving by car.
Situated in the north of Cork, the hotel enjoys an ideal location with easy access to all the major road routes - the N22, N20, N25 and the N8 to name but a few. The hotel is only a 10-minute walk from the city centre, where there is a wide range of shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Fota Wildlife Park, Cobh Heritage Centre and Shandon Bells are all just a 20-minute drive away, while the Jameson Heritage Centre and Mallow Race Course are just half an hour from the hotel. Cork Airport is approximately 8 km away.
The calming effect of the rooms is further enhanced by a spectacular view over Cork city. Each room comes with an en suite bathroom with hairdryer, direct dial telephone, satellite/cable television, Internet access, tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, double or king-size bed and central heating.
The hotel's health centre includes a fully equipped gym, Jacuzzi, steam room and a sauna. Fota Golf Club is just around 20 minutes away by car.
Season's Restaurant has established itself as one of Cork's finest Restaurants. A combination of distinctive food and décor, along with good value and friendly and warm service makes Season's Restaurant a cut above the rest
The hotel accepts American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA.
From Dublin/Waterford/Kilkenny: On arriving at the Jack Lynch Tunnel roundabout follow the signs for the city centre through to the next roundabout (Dunkettle roundabout) and then onto Lower Glamire Road (dual carriageway). Take a left off the dual carriageway onto the slip road for the Silver Springs exit, which leads up to the Tivoli Flyover. At this junction take a right turn and continue along Silver Spring Lane hill until reaching the traffic lights. At this junction take a left turn and then take the next left turn onto Middle Glamire Road. Continue down this road for approximately 1 km until reaching St Lukes Cross (green kiosk). Go straight through this junction onto Wellington Road and the hotel is the second on the right - Military Hill.
Please note that the hotel guarantees all rooms will be ready by 2pm on the day of arrival. Guests expecting to arrive earlier should contact the hotel in advance - staff will try their best to accommodate them. Otherwise guests' luggage can be stored safely until their room is ready.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed