Accommodation & Travel Guide

The Cork International Choral Festival is very proud to partner with fantastic hotels and accommodation providers in the Cork region. Whether you are a choir participating in the Festival or audience wishing to attend our events for five days of celebration in song, the Accommodation & Travel Guide will be an invaluable resource for all!

If you encounter difficulty finding suitable accommodation for your stay in Cork or have any specific travel requirements, please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected], and we will be delighted to assist you.

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The Clayton Hotel Cork City is Cork city’s premier 4-star city centre hotel. Superbly located overlooking the River Lee and within a five-minute walk of Cork Choral Festival’s home in Cork City Hall. Our award-winning hotel has 201 recently refurbished bedrooms and is ideally located close to Cork’s shopping and entertainment spots. Along with our bedrooms, we have Club Vitae Health & Fitness and Essence Spa, Globe Bar & Restaurant and the Red Bean Roastery in the Atrium. The Clayton Hotel Cork City is the largest hotel in Cork City. Exceptional standards and service are paramount as the team look forward to enabling you to enjoy your stay, your way.

Hotel Facilities at a Glance:

  • 201 guest rooms
  • Globe Bar and Restaurant
  • Red Bean Roastery (lobby café)
  • Essence Spa
  • Club Vitae Health & Fitness Club with 18m pool
  • Complimentary WiFi with 300 MB internet bandwidth
  • Conferencing facilities for 350 delegates
  • Banqueting facilities for 300 guests

Contact: Anne Marie O’Connor
Address: Lapps Quay, Cork City, Ireland, T12 RD6E
Tel: +353214224944 - Email: [email protected]

For anyone wishing to experience the true essence of the wonderful city of Cork, what better hotel to stay in than at the elegant Address Cork, one of the best hotels in Cork. Presiding with an air of grandeur from the top of Military Hill in the historic area of St. Luke’s, this is the perfect location for business or leisure in the heart of Cork City. So if you are looking for a hotel in Cork City we are the perfect 4 Star hotel in Cork.

The impressive facade of this wonderful red brick Victorian building gives any visitor a sense of the rich history of the area and a clear example of 1870’s Irish architecture at its best. It is not surprising therefore, to find that The Address Cork in Cork City, is where quality of service, professionalism and the comfort of our guests are at the forefront of our minds at all times. Experience all that Cork City has to offer from the luxury of one of the city’s best loved 4-star hotels where we feel certain you will want to return again and again.

Address: Military Hill, St. Luke’s, Cork, Ireland
Tel: +353 21 4539000

The Four Star Carrigaline Court Hotel recently completed a multi-million-euro investment across the bedrooms and suites, public areas and meeting rooms, offering luxurious facilities of international standard coupled with the warm welcome provided by an experienced customer service team.

Situated 15 minutes from Cork City in the quaint relaxed setting of Carrigaline town, the hotel offers 91 bedrooms and luxury suites, a Leisure Centre with 20m pool, Private dining and banqueting, free wifi, free carparking, and a direct bus to Cork City (24 hours operation) and Cork Airport.

We are pleased to offer Choral Festival attendees 10% off accommodation bookings! Please quote ‘choral2021’ at time of booking!

Address: Main Street, Carrigaline, Cork, Ireland, P43 RH21
Tel: +353 (0)21 485 2100
Email: [email protected]

Clayton Hotel Silver Springs combines contemporary design with traditional elegance. 109 deluxe bedrooms including recently refurbished superior, executive bedrooms and 5 luxury suites. All rooms are flooded with natural light and have fantastic views of the city and River Lee.
Complimentary parking, WiFi, access to onsite leisure centre.
B&B from €209 per single BB / €221 per Double/Twin BB (rates are subject to availability)

Address: Tivoli, Co. Cork, Ireland T23 E244
Tel: +353 21 4507533
Email: [email protected]

The Great National Commons Inn Hotel is a traditional 3-star hotel located on New Mallow Road, just 10 minutes from Cork City. Avoid the hassle of trying to find city centre parking - enjoy a comfortable night’s sleep at our hotel, avail of free parking and use the public bus serving the city
centre, located adjacent to the hotel which runs every 30 minutes.

Key Property Features: 39 Spacious Bedrooms, Lunch Stop packages available, Traditional Bar and Restaurants, All dietary requirements catered for, Free Hi-Speed WiFi, Easy access to the N20, Ample Coach Parking, Fifteen mins from Blarney Castle, Ten mins from Cork City Centre, Twenty-
Five minutes from Cork Airport.

Address: New Mallow Road, Co. Cork, Ireland - T23 PY53
Tel: +353 (0)21 421 0300
Email: [email protected]

The four star Cork Airport Hotel is the closest hotel to the Cork airport, the Gateway to the South of Ireland. The Cork Airport Hotel provides the perfect location for a perfect night’s sleep in our modern, comfortable bedrooms. The 81 bedrooms are perfect for both the leisure and business
traveller in need of a rest. The hotel’s bar and Italian themed restaurant, Olivo offers delicious lunches and dinner for individuals and groups. Hotel amenities include complimentary high speed 300MB WiFi, 24-hour room service, fitness gym and secure parking.

Address: Cork Airport, Cork, County Cork, Ireland. T12 RPP9
Tel: + 353 (0) 21 494 7500
Email: [email protected]

The Cork International Hotel is one of the top 4-star hotels in Cork. Perfectly located just 10 minutes from Cork City and 20 minutes from Kinsale, it is the perfect location for your stay. At the Cork International Hotel, our hotel rooms are spacious and comfortable so you can get the most out of your stay. We also have a range of hotel amenities available for guests to take advantage of such as a fitness room, cinema room and hair & nail salon. Guests can enjoy delicious dining at the well-established New Yorker bar and restaurant. The hotel is conveniently located just minutes from Cork Airport and the hotel provides a complimentary shuttle service to and from the main terminal.  


A slice of boutique bliss in the heart of Cork city. Bespoke bedrooms that will make you smile. Sophie’s Rooftop Restaurant with a view like no other.

POWER Gym, Ireland’s newest boutique gym and health club with state of he art gym floor, industry leading class studios and a beautiful pool area with steam room and sauna to unwind.

Listed in The Irish Independent’s Top 50 Places to Stay in Ireland in 2021, The Dean Cork is a brand new place to stay in Cork City and is more than a hotel.

We don’t do conventional. We do fun!

Our Cork boutique hotel, in the heart of Cork’s Victorian Quarter, a 10 minutes walk to Cork City Hall, makes us the perfect spot for your Cork visit. Our rooms encompass the original features of the building, giving each room a unique feel.

Our award-winning Greenes Restaurant opens daily for breakfast and evening meals from Wednesdays to Sundays. Ireland's number one Cocktail Bar Cask is a must-visit spot in Cork City, and is open 7 days a week also serving eclectic food options.

Book direct with Hotel Isaacs for best rates; Group rates available.

Address: 48 MacCurtain Street, The Victorian Quarter Cork, Ireland, T23 F6EK
Email: [email protected]
Ph: +353 21 4500011


Welcome to Cork’s most centrally located four star hotel. A dramatic entrance awaits your arrival at the Imperial Hotel Cork as a rich marble surround embraces you. Our location sets us apart as one of the Top Hotels In Cork City, situated right on the doorstep of Corks shopping and commercial district.

As you first enter the hotel you are immediately struck by the sense of history and untold stories lying within the walls of this 200 year old building. You feel genuine warmth from the staff who will undoubtedly make you feel immediately at home in this opulent and graceful building.

Address: 76 South Mall, Centre, Cork, Ireland, T12 A2YT
Tel: +353 21 4274040
Email: [email protected]

Whether you’re exploring the local sights, visiting for business or catching a ferry from the port, Jurys Inn Cork is ideally located for your stay in this beautiful coastal city. We know the little details matter, and that’s why we have everything from stylish yet comfortable rooms, on-site restaurant, events space and more at our hotel in Cork.

Where are we?

Our Cork hotel is located alongside the River Lee, just a short walk away from Merchant’s Quay and Paul St shopping centres, Cork train station and a Cork Opera House. Fitzgerald Park and Cork Museum are also close by, so there’s plenty to explore in the areas surrounding our conveniently-situated hotel.

Address: Anderson’s Quay, Cork, Ireland, T12 DCR9
Tel: +353 21 494 3000
Email: [email protected]

Explore Cork City with REZz Cork

You want to be right at the heart of things. Where you can fall out of bed, and fall into action. You need the basics. A comfy bed, a shower with power, a 50" smart TV, and fast Wi-Fi. REZZ Cork is located in the Victorian quarter, just a few minutes walk from the station and all the CICF events. All at a price that'll make your pocket smile.

Stay at REZZ Dublin while you're at it

Address: REZz Cork, 55 MacCurtain Street, Co.Cork
Tel: +353 (0) 21 4551149
Email: [email protected]

An oasis in the heart of Cork, The Kingsley is a luxury 4-star hotel with 131 spacious bedrooms. Located on the banks of the iconic River Lee, The Kingsley is just a short drive from Cork Airport and Kent Railway Station. With commanding river views, The Kingsley offers guests a truly tranquil haven. Each of our elegant bedrooms exude a sense of modernity with a hint of old-world luxury; with crisp bed linens, marble bathrooms and complimentary Wi-Fi. Our unrivalled location, warm and welcoming staff, and luxurious bedrooms blend seamlessly to ensure your stay is memorable.

Address: Victoria Cross, Cork, T12 P680
Tel:+353 (0)21 4800500
Email: [email protected]

Located a mere 10 minutes’ drive from the heart of the city. Which features 99 bedrooms, a leisure club, 25 metre swimming pool, fine dining restaurant, wedding, and events suites as well the Oriel Bar & Bistro. Oriel House Hotel is a unique mix of old and new, with its 18th century manor house history, combined with a modern chic boutique feel.

Designed with the corporate/ leisure traveller in mind, the new guest rooms are the epitome of comfort and productivity, providing guests with the perfect place to escape and relax.

Located within walking distance of Ballincollig Regional Park and Shopping Centre, with extensive amenities of retail stores, bars, restaurants, and a multiplex cinema

The newly refurbished 4 star Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City is located in the heart of Cork City, near the famous Shandon Bells. Discover the city on your doorstep with Patricks Street just a 3 minute walk from the hotel. Guests can enjoy complimentary use of Club Vitae Leisure Centre (Gym, 20m Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Steam, Room) and classes, WiFi throughout the hotel & daily morning newspaper. Guests can also enjoy a taste of Cork with some local Cork produce served daily in Grain & Grill Restaurant or Bells Bar.

Address: John Redmond Street
Tel: 0214529200
Email: [email protected]

Maldron Hotel South Mall, Cork’s newest hotel located on Cork’s iconic South Mall in the heart of Cork City’s shopping and entertainment district & 2 minutes walk across the bridge from City Hall making it the ideal location to stay or dine in during your visit to the Cork International Choral Festival.

The hotel boast 163 modern contemporary bedrooms, 5 state of art meeting rooms, Grain & Grill Bar and Restaurant open daily for lunch and dinner and the Red Bean Roastery overlooking the South Mall the ideal spot for lunch or celebratory drink.

Looking forward to welcoming you to the Maldron Hotel South Mall.

To enquire call reservations on +353 (0)21 2037000 or check out our website on

The iconic Metropole Hotel Cork is newly refurbished and is located in Cork city centre overlooking the River Lee in the Victorian Quarter. Guests can choose from a selection of the stylish double and twin rooms. Hotel amenities include The MET the newly refurbished Restaurant and Bar for lunch
& dinner, the MET Tea Room for afternoon tea and the Riverview restaurant for breakfast along with extensive leisure facilities including a 20m swimming pool and fully equipped gymnasium and complimentary WIFI with 300MB internet bandwidth. Our popular Sunday Lunch with Jazz is
a treat for all.

Address: MacCurtain Street, Montenotte, Cork, Ireland
Tel: +353 (0) 21 464 3700
Email: [email protected]

Built within the former 18th Century residence of a Merchant Prince, The Montenotte Hotel is now a modern boutique hotel with an eclectic vibe and strong sense of fun. From its elevated position, the hotel sports unrivalled views across Cork City and Cork’s working harbour. Within this intriguing space, every comfort is considered from the luxury touches of an in-house private cinema, to the beautiful landscaped tiered gardens. The accommodation includes 107 design bedrooms and 26 one and two-bedroom apartments. All-day dining is available in Panorama Bistro & Terrace with spectacular views. Our wellness facilities include 20m swimming pool, fully equipped gym and award-winning Bellevue Spa.

Address: Middle Glanmire Road, Cork, Ireland, T23 E9DX
Tel: +353 21 4530050
Email: [email protected]

If you love modern effortless design with warmth and charm thrown in for good measure, then The River Lee is the hotel for you. A fireplace, bookshelves and oversized sofas provide an air of coziness throughout. In the hotel guest rooms, muted colours, modern fabrics and simple lines soothe the senses. All of our rooms have been designed to provide all of the amenities for you to work and play in your room. These include fridges, complimentary broadband access, voicemail and a laptop safe. Downstairs, you can eat at our chic bistro, enjoy a drink on our riverside terrace, pamper yourself in our luxurious day spa, work off some excess energy at the leisure centre and conduct the best of business at The Hub. Guests can also enjoy round-the-clock access to our business centre, while our fun team building packages will keep everyone on their toes.

Address: Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Tel: +353 21 4252700
Email: [email protected]

The Travelodge Cork is a 3-star hotel located off the Kinsale Road Roundabout, ideally situated just a 5-minute drive from Cork City and 10 minutes from Cork Airport. Save on your stay this year for the Choral Festival in Cork by choosing Travelodge, book directly for the best rates guaranteed, at All our recently refurbished rooms feature a comfy king size bed to ensure you have a restful night sleep. Save the hassle of finding city centre parking and avail of our free onsite parking with ample space. Our onsite restaurant serves a tasty full Irish breakfast with all day dining available. We are looking forward to welcoming you to Cork for the Choral Festival in 2022.

Address: Kinsale Road Roundabout, Airport Road, T12 E2XY Cork, Ireland
Tel: +353 (0)21 431 0722
Email: [email protected]