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Located in Cork City Centre, Imperial Hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Cork City Hall and within 15 minutes of other popular attractions like Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral. This 125-room, 4-star hotel has a restaurant along with conveniences like a full-service spa and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Cork, the hotel is also a short walk from Bells of Shandon and St. Anne's Shandon Church.

Dining

Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite fine-dining restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee each morning from 7:30 AM to 10 AM.

Rooms

Imperial Hotel's 125 rooms provide coffee makers, free newspapers, and desks. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries.

Property features

Guests staying at Imperial Hotel enjoy access to a full-service spa, a fitness center, and a sauna. Self parking is available for EUR 9.00 per night. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a business center.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Cork City Hall and Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Room Amenities

Imperial Hotel offers 125 accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free WiFi 

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Imperial Hotel features a sauna and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 222.3 square feet (21 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers spa services, multilingual staff, and concierge services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Imperial Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Smoke-free property 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Year Built 1813 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Concierge services 
  • Total number of rooms - 125 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Sauna 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 222.3 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 21 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Spa Services

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

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10 AM.

Pembroke Restaurant - Onsite fine-dining restaurant.

The Food Hall - This restaurant serves lunch only.

Lafayettes Brasserie - This brasserie serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Fish Hatch - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Hotel Policies

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 3 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

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. To complete the reservation process and obtain additional information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: EUR 14.95 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 9.00 per night
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 50.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Hotel Name

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.


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