Cork: Accommodation

Cork is Ireland’s largest county and as well as seeing Ireland’s Alcatraz you can explore the beautiful coastline and countryside, try Ireland’s best food, discover iconic and quirky visitor attractions and make friends in Ireland’s most welcoming city.  Here are some accommodation options we recommend.

Bella VistaBella Vista Hotel and Self Catering Suites

Welcome to the Bellavista Hotel & Self Catering Suites, luxury 3-star accommodation providers in Cobh, County Cork, Ireland. Situated above the picturesque tourist town and overlooking the magnificent Cork Harbour, our accommodation options command some of the best views in town. Here at the Bellavista Hotel, we pride ourselves on offering a wide range of quality and luxury accommodation options to suit all needs. Choose from one of our hotel rooms, each decorated individually or one of our Self Catering suites so you and your family can come and go as you please. We also have a selection of Self Catering Townhouses in Cobh Town Centre. Our suites and apartments range in size from a 1 bedroom sleeping 2 people to an 8 bedroom townhouse sleeping 18. If you are looking for accommodation in Cobh, the Bellavista Hotel is the place for you.

With a 24-hour reception service, free off-street private parking, free high-speed unlimited wifi, and a dedicated team, we can cater to all your needs.

Our traditional Irish bar with open fire has uninterrupted views over Cork Harbour and Cobh Cathedral. With the largest selection of Whiskeys and Gins in Cobh, live music every Friday & Saturday night and friendly staff, our bar is the perfect spot to relax and unwind while forgetting about your everyday stresses.

Commodore HotelCommodore Hotel

Victims of the Lusitania are buried in the one of the town’s main cemeteries. Both this and the Titanic tragedy, their links to Cobh, and the town’s rich maritime history are explored in local interpretative heritage centres. This history is inextricably linked with the Commodore Hotel as it operated throughout this period. Indeed, the hotel can lay claim to being one of the first purpose-built hotels in the country having first opened in 1854 as the Queens Hotel, commemorating Queen Victoria’s first visit to Ireland.

Each of our guestrooms are unique, many have high ceilings and large windows; most are decorated to highlight their Georgian features, which gives an ambience that harks back to a bygone age. Choose from our sea view rooms which enjoy magnificent uninterrupted views over Cork Harbour. We have a wide range of rooms to choose from. Some of our rooms accommodate single persons; others accommodate couples, families, or groups. Our reservation staff will be only too happy to inform you of our package deals designed to suit all budgets. Group rates are also available on request.

Free wi-fi is available. Due to the unique design of the buildings, the best signal can be acquired on the ground floor.

Our roof garden on the third floor is the ideal place for guests to view St. Colman’s Cathedral and Cork Harbour.

Cork International HotelCork International Hotel

Directly opposite Cork Airport with a free shuttle service. It is just a 10-minute drive from Cork City, where there are shops, vibrant bars and restaurants.

The Cork International Hotel is in Cork Airport Business Park. It has 140 luxurious bedrooms, 4 apartments and free overnight parking for guests.

Scenic views of Cork City Center, the airport and the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed from the luxurious rooms. All have black-out blinds, air conditioning and large, comfortable beds and balconies are available upon request.

The hotel has several dining options including The New Yorker Bar & Bistro, The Atlantic & Pacific Restaurants, as well as a 24-hour room service menu. The Cork International Hotel also has 8 meeting rooms and a ballroom.

Fota Island Resort Fota Island Resort

Stepping into one of the hotel’s 123 luxurious en-suite rooms is a memorable occasion. Select from a classic or deluxe room, a number of which come with their own private balcony, or one of the spacious family rooms comprising of a double and single bed and the option of an interconnecting door. For an extra special occasion check in to one of the Resort’s eight individual suites, each one unique in design and layout but equally as stylish.  Each room offers stunning views of the Resort’s woodlands or golf courses and the majority of suites also come complete with a terrace balcony offering more space to relax with your favourite book and a glass of wine, or simply watch the world go by.

Travelling as a group? Why not make the most of your own personal space in the super comfortable and stylish self-catering lodges – The Courtyard, Courseside or Fuschia Woods at Fota Island Resort. Select from a two, three or four-bed lodge and discover a tastefully decorated interior, blending modern home comforts with cutting-edge design. Lodge guests still have access to all the fantastic amenities, golf and spa facilities and the many dining options throughout the Resort as well as a dedicated Kid’s Camp during school holidays and babysitting services, ensuring you can plan your day just the way you want it.

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Radisson BluRadisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork

The many shops, cafés, and restaurants of this cosmopolitan city are all within easy reach of our award-winning Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa in Cork. You’ll be close to both the town centre and the airport, making our hotel a perfect base for exploring the city and beyond.

A 15-minute taxi ride will take you to Cork’s bustling centre. Explore the city’s many beautiful churches or head to its celebrated opera house. For lunch, enjoy a riverside picnic in the scenic Fitzgerald Park. You could also spend the day at Fota Wildlife Park, which is less than 10 minutes drive from our Cork hotel. By night, make your way to Cyprus Avenue, one of the town’s best places to see live music.

Discover the true flavours of Ireland in the foodie paradise of Cork’s English Market. Don’t miss a visit to the Jameson Distillery Midleton, where you can pick up a bottle of the famous Jameson Irish Whiskey. The Old Head of Kinsale, a unique headland offering breathtaking clifftop walks, is an hour’s drive from our Cork hotel and is one of the highlights of Ireland’s renowned Wild Atlantic Way.

Imperial HotelThe Imperial Hotel Cork

The luxury Imperial Hotel is a timeless landmark in the heart of Cork City. Our boutique Cork hotel enjoys an unrivalled setting in the centre of the pedestrianised zone in Cork City. The world-famous English Market and the bustling main shopping districts of Patrick Street and Oliver Plunkett Street are all right on our doorstep. Steeped in over 200 years of history and tradition including Cork’s very first hotel, The Imperial Hotel is regarded by many as the ‘Grande Dame’ of Cork.

Our luxury Cork City hotel offers spacious modern boutique rooms in Cork City Centre as well as a luxury spa, the vibrant Sketch cocktail bar, Cork City’s finest afternoon tea and more delicious on-site dining options including Lafayettes and Thyme at Seventy-Six on the Mall.

Metropole HotelThe Metropole Hotel Cork

Located in the heart of the Victorian Quarter in Cork’s City Centre, The Metropole Hotel Cork is Cork’s most iconic hotel, world-renowned for over 125 years of hospitality and warm service.

Famous for having welcomed stars of screen, stage, art and literature, we have a long history from sweetshop and ‘dry’ hotel to reclaimed glory. Our beautifully renovated hotel is opulent and rich in character. Stay with us to indulge in the finer things in life; impeccable service, sophisticated design, rich food and timeless elegance.

Our guests can enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city by day, exploring Cork’s most famous tourist attractions, shopping in the nearby boutiques or visiting Cork’s multitude of galleries and theatres. By evening, retreat to our haven. Relax in your elegantly decorated room. Unwind in The MET Cork where our team of mixologists and culinary artists will delight your taste buds and perhaps even share some stories and secrets from the hotel’s past.

At the Metropole Hotel, we are a proud member of Historic Hotels of Europe. You can feel the history and heritage combined with innovation and modernity to create something truly special. Join us and experience our legacy, explore our rich heritage and make your mark on our history.

Montenotte HotelThe Montenotte Hotel

The Montenotte Hotel is a vibrant, family-owned, design-led, destination hotel in Cork with a playful and eclectic vibe that offers guests an experience like no other. Built within the former 18th Century residence of a Merchant Prince, The Montenotte Hotel is a ‘Garden of Eden’ in the heart of Cork, nestled in stunning surroundings with unrivalled views of Cork city and harbour. A rich heritage has been preserved through the years and updated with a contemporary twist, decadent detailing and a luxurious finish.

The Montenotte Hotel strives to continuously innovate to create memorable experiences for guests and offers a new treat, to surprise and savour, around every corner; offering all hotel guests the luxury to rest and play, enjoying a very special Cork experience.

Stay in Cork - Play in CorkWatersEdge Hotel

The WatersEdge Hotel is a special venue in every sense of the word. Nestled in the harbour town of Cobh near Cork, and situated on the waterfront, we really have got “rooms with a view”. The Hotel commands breath-taking views, spacious, comfortable accommodation and Bistro-style food that cannot be beaten. Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, this is the Hotel to come to time after time. As a guest, you will find you are the only focus of our staff and we look forward to welcoming you to Cobh.

Whilst keeping its boutique feel and style, the accommodation at the WatersEdge Hotel is anything but small. Our large balcony rooms are spacious and comfortable with a waterside terrace that is hard to leave.
Our rooms are comfortable and spacious with large windows, most of which overlook the wonder that is the harbour outside. All rooms are equipped with direct dial telephones, satellite tv’s, a hair dryer, WIFI, and tea/coffee making facilities.