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Imperial Hotel

4-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
South Mall A, Cork, Cork, Ireland

4-star hotel with spa, near Cork City Hall
  • Free WiFi in lobby
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  • Fantastic hotel ideally situated in centre of Cork. Couldn’t fault anything at all. I had…Oct 8, 2020
  • Very clean and comfortable and all precautions adhered too. Very central for walking…Sep 10, 2020

Imperial Hotel

from ZAR 2,338
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • Premium Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Classic Double Room
  • Classic Triple Room
  • Classic Twin Room
  • City Room, Non Smoking
  • Premium Triple Room, 3 Twin Beds
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

What’s around Imperial Hotel


  • In Cork City Centre
  • University College Cork - 24 min walk
  • Pairc Ui Chaoimh - 35 min walk
  • Cork University Hospital - 45 min walk
  • Cork City Hall - 5 min walk
  • Cork Opera House - 7 min walk
  • Fitzgerald Park - 25 min walk
  • Blackrock Castle - 3.2 mi / 5.2 km

Getting around

  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 7 min drive
  • Cork Kent Station - 14 min walk
  • Glounthaune Station - 9 min drive
  • Midleton Station - 17 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 125 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. During specific periods throughout the year, a full and non-refundable deposit may payable, and will be due at the time of booking a reservation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (3 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi in rooms *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Golfing nearby
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (meters) - 21
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built - 1813
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Espresso maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Smart TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Escape Spa has 8 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.


Pembroke Restaurant - Onsite fine-dining restaurant.

Lafayettes Brasserie - This brasserie serves breakfast and light fare. Open daily.

Imperial Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Imperial Cork
  • Imperial Hotel Cork
  • Imperial Hotel Cork
  • Imperial Hotel Hotel
  • Imperial Hotel Hotel Cork


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

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; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

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; 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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 50.00 (subject to availability)

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 1 per day

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 18.00 per person (approximately)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for EUR 1

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 Imperial Hotel

  • Does Imperial Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Imperial Hotel 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 Imperial Hotel?
    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.
  • Are pets allowed at Imperial Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Imperial Hotel?
    You can check in from 3 PM to anytime. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of EUR 50.00 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Imperial Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Idaho Cafe (3-min walk), Dashi Deli (3-min walk), and Nosta (4-min walk).
  • What is there to do near Imperial Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Cork City Hall (5-min walk) and Cork Opera House (7-min walk), along with University College Cork (1.3 mi) and Fitzgerald Park (1.3 mi).

Recent reviews

Superb 9,0 From 306 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Cork City trip
Excellent in every way. Also great location for city centre access.
Maria, gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
short stay in Cork city
We loved this hotel. All the staff were amazing and the warmth of the welcome was second to none. the hotel was spotlessly clean throughout. The location in the centre of town was perfect for visiting the attractions and for shopping. We would highly recommend this hotel
Margaret, ie2 night trip
Very good 8,0
Amazing stay. The accommodation woman working on room 220 was particularly helpful. Room was very clean and up to standard.
Roisin, ie3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Lovely hotel. Room was great, v comfy bed and pillows! Decent shower. Cleanliness and Covid guidelines well adhered to. Dinner in restaurant was excellent, with great staff. Breakfast a little disappointing- good menu but when food arrived it was overdone and a little tough. Other than that, thoroughly enjoyed the stay and will be back again.
Anne, ie1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
We had a beautiful surprise left in our room. A beautiful happy birthday cake. The staff were so friendly and helpful.
georgie, ie1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
ork visit
Lovely staff.... from the beginning to the end of our stay.
Mary-Rose, ie1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Perfect for city centre
Great city centre hotel. Great rooms. Breakfast lovely. Will stay again
SUSAN, gb2 night business trip
Very good 8,0
The hotel is beautiful! The rooms are a very good size and the comforters, they are divine. Front desk woman at check in never cracked a smile.
Jill, us1 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Xmas shopping trip
Had a great stay at the Imperial. Staff could not be more helpful and friendly. Food was great. Would highly recommend.
ie1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Heat cranked to 30C in the guest room with no way to control it. Window opens 2cm so was not of any help.
gb3 night business trip

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