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The Kingsley

4-starThis property does not have a Ireland Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.
Victoria Cross, Cork, Cork, Ireland

4-star hotel with spa, near University College Cork
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  • We stayed for two nights. The room was spacious and very clean. The staff were polite and…Sep 16, 2020
  • Food good bit pricey mind. Geared up for covid but wear visors not masks offers no…Aug 13, 2020

The Kingsley

from ZAR 2,513
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, River View
  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed
  • Classic Twin Room

What’s around The Kingsley


  • University College Cork - 13 min walk
  • Cork University Hospital - 20 min walk
  • English Market - 28 min walk
  • Cork County Hall - 1 min walk
  • Fitzgerald Park - 12 min walk
  • Cork Public Museum - 14 min walk
  • Daly's Bridge - 15 min walk
  • Glucksman Gallery - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 9 min drive
  • Cork Kent Station - 6 min drive
  • Glounthaune Station - 13 min drive
  • Midleton Station - 21 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 131 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-11:30 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with 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.

Required at check-in

  • Debit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Self parking* on site (limited)

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa tub
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Business services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking areas
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.


The Springboard - This bistro specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

The Kingsley’s small print

Also known as

  • Kingsley Cork
  • Kingsley Hotel
  • Kingsley Hotel Cork
  • The Kingsley Cork
  • The Kingsley Hotel
  • The Kingsley Hotel Cork


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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.

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; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; 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.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

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 only accepts debit or credit cards and credit cards for all bookings and onsite payments. Cash is not accepted. Prepaid credit cards are not accepted.

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

Optional extras

Self parking is available for an extra charge

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 16.50 for adults and EUR 6.50 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Kingsley

  • Does The Kingsley offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Kingsley does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Kingsley?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Kingsley?
    Yes, there's self parking available (charges apply). Parking spots may be limited.
  • Is there a pool at The Kingsley?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Kingsley?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Kingsley?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Kingsley?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include The Rendezvous (13-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9,2 From 817 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Lovely Cork
Superb hotel. Definitely a 4 star location. Restaurant and resident lounge overlooks River Lee. Fantastic view for having a meal or a pint of Guinness. Staff were excellent too and nice touches given to us as it was our wedding anniversary.
george, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Wonderful staff and hotel, room could be better
Wonderful staff and very professional. The room was nice but a little bit shabby in places. Small holes in the wall from where something had been removed (possibly the rack to hold the iron) and the area between the bathroom and the bedroom just felt like it could do with a spruce up. However this was my only issue and I will certainly stay again.
ie1 night trip
Very good 8,0
Great trip overall, however TV wasn’t working in our room over the two night stay!
ie2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Good stay
The Kinglsey is always good, but their measures for the virus are great. Very reassuring.
Orlagh, ie1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
I met up with family and the service received was excellent. Food was superb. Nothing was too much trouble.
gb2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Great place to stay. TM
Hotel is beautiful with rich natural woods, chandelier and large Luger our rooms. The hall had a slight odor but rooms did not. Very accommodating staff and service was impeccable with the exception of one server in the breakfast area. It does not change my overall opinion your hotel but you should be welcoming to travelers not use them as a source of entertainment . She served coffee then returned to speak with other servers then she laughed placed a cowboy hat on her head came to our table briefly then turned, returned to then group with a brief comment they all laughed. She then removed the hat and never replaced as she served others. It made me feel very belittled. I am not sure why the hat was there. If it is kept for the purpose of comic relief when serving travelers from the USA I suggest you find another way to amuse staff. As we are from a state known for the Ky Derby I take pride in our heritage as I am sure you do yours. It may have been all in fun for her but at our expense.
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
New Year Eve 2019
Beautiful hotel, great staff and lovely food. The decorations for the festive season are fantastic.
Josephine, ie1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Comfortable and luxurious stay
Beautiful, large room with great comfort. Very spacious. Friendly and helpful staff. Marie in reservations was very helpful before my stay as I was trying to amend my booking. We paid extra for breakfast and it was definitely worth it. Can't wait to stay here again in February!
M, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great stay
Great stay
John, gb2 night business trip
Very good 8,0
Beautiful hotel, great stay, fantastic food. The only downside is the bathroom door in the room consists of double doors which are very difficult to close, they have to be banged closed, and leave a gap between them so you can hear everything
Michael, ie2 night trip

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