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Victoria Cross, Cork T12 P680 Ireland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 23/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 23/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#5 of 36 hotels in Cork
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2020 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
A member of The Fota Collection, The Kingsley Hotel is a luxury 4-star Cork hotel with 131 spacious and modern guest rooms, including one handsome penthouse suite, all with modern, contemporary decor with a hint of old-world luxury. On the south side of Cork's iconic River Lee, many rooms offer stunning views of the river, just on the doorstep of the city's University and walking distance from the centre of this bustling city, filled with culture. Ideal for the executive traveller, The Kingsley has substantial and attractive conferencing facilities, with 7 business suites and an elegant function room, The Deane-Woodward Suite, able to cater to a wide variety of needs. The hotel has two unique and inviting restaurants (Fairbanks and The Springboard), an intimate and classic bar (Fishers) and a luxurious Spa and Health Club. The luxury organic Spa at The Kingsley has a world-class Thermal Suite and the Health Club is modern and spacious, with an impressive range of fitness classes and a beautiful and serene pool. During a stay at The Kingsley, visitors can easily access Cork city's top attractions and shopping facilities. The surrounding area provides cultural and entertainment opportunities as well as a wide range of activities
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Patio
Tennis court offsite
Babysitting
Electric vehicle charging station
Car park
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga classes
Yoga room
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Walking tours
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
Waxing services
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Bathrobes
Safe
Seating area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Iron
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
On-demand films
Radio
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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River View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Italian and 1 more
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Deirdre wrote a review 12 Apr
1 contribution1 helpful vote
I would highly recommend Bean & River @ The Kingsley Hotel. Scenic location with an excellent menu & very friendly staff including Paul, Kerem & Barry. Very well worth a visit at weekends to the food market where you’ll get a fantastic variety of food cooked by Yuri, Ryan & Tim. Excellent value and an ever increasing menu. I would highly recommend the scampi burger, Thai green curry, and homemade fruit scones, to mention just a few. You won’t be disappointed! This venue is a hidden gem, growing increasingly popular, and with great social distancing measures in place
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Roy C wrote a review 2 Apr
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My two friends and I enjoy our socially distanced Lee Fields riverside walk a few mornings each week. Following our stroll we always stop for a coffee and treats at The Bean & River Café which is part of the Kingsley Hotel. Always friendly service by Barry, Kerem and their colleagues in what must be one of the most scenic locations in Cork. Excellent coffee etc. and great value for money.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Response from Barry Joyce, Guest Services / Front Office at The Kingsley
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Roy C, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. I am delighted to hear that you and your friends continue to stop by The Bean & River on your morning walks by the Lee Fields to enjoy a coffee and a treat. I am pleased to hear that you always find the service friendly. I will be sure to pass on your compliments to both Barry, Kerem and the rest of the team. They will be thrilled. We are very lucky with our location, Overlooking the beautiful River Lee. Thank you again for your review. Kindest Regards, Barry Joyce Guest Relations Manager BJoyce@thekingsley.ie
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Shirley Ni Teachain wrote a review Mar 2021
Ireland10 contributions2 helpful votes
Our room was spotless clean and the attention to detail was lovely with a personalized greeting as we entered, Staff were very helpful and polite, the food was fabulous and the background music was lovely, well done and keep up the good work as I'm looking forward to returning when the lockdown is over
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Barry Joyce, Guest Services / Front Office at The Kingsley
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Shirley N, It was a pleasure to read such a wonderful review. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Kingsley. It is lovely to hear that you received a warm welcome from our team and that you found the staff helpful & friendly. The food is fantastic, and I am glad that you enjoyed it. I will be sure to pass on your compliments to our Head Chef Tim and his team. Thank you for your review and please do not hesitate to contact me directly for when you would like to book, and I will be more than happy to assist you. Kindest Regards, Barry Joyce Guest Relations Manager BJoyce@thekingsley.ie
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darmodyKerry wrote a review Mar 2021
kerry35 contributions44 helpful votes
Stayed here for convenience to CUH............Will most certainly repeat our stay outside these difficult times. The team ( particularly Ciara in the restaurant) simply couldn't be more helpful. So good to see how standards are not just being maintained but improved upon. Guest bedroom space and bathroom space are not four star........they are five star. Great job all round
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear DarmodyKerry, Thank you for your wonderful review. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you plan on returning after lockdown. We do have a fantastic team here at The Kingsley who all work extremely hard. Ciara is also a wonderful part of the team and is very attentive. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to her. She will be thrilled. Our bedroom is very spacious and clean, and it is great to hear that you find our standard increasing. Thank you for your wonderful review and please feel free to contact me directly for when you would like to rebook, and I will be more than happy to oversee tour reservation. Kindest Regards, Barry Joyce Guest Relations Manager, BJoyce@thekingsley.ie
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DebT444 wrote a review Mar 2021
County Cork, Ireland1 contribution
We stayed 1 night pre hospital admission! We were upgraded to a junior suite which was very nice, spacious, immaculate and clean with nice furnishings.The Bathroom was clean but tired! The Staff were friendly and very helpful . Dinner was good and the staff very attentive. The hotel was well managed for COVID Including the staff and premises Overall a good experience I would highly recommend this hotel and we will be back thank you for a very pleasant stay!
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear DebT444, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. I am delighted to hear that overall, you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Kingsley. I am pleased to hear that you liked your upgrade to one of our Junior Suites overlooking the river. They are lovely rooms and very spacious however, I am sorry to hear that you felt the bathroom was tired looking. I will be sure to pass on your feedback. Its wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your meal in our Fairbanks restaurant and that you found the staff attentive. We do have a great team here and I am glad to hear that they did not disappoint. Thank you again for your review and please do not hesitate to contact me directly for when you would like to rebook, and I will be more than happy to assist you. Kindest regards, Barry Joyce Guest Relations Manager BJoyce@thekingsley.ie
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US$138 - US$211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IrelandProvince of MunsterCounty CorkCorkSunday's Well
NUMBER OF ROOMS
150
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Kingsley
Which popular attractions are close to The Kingsley?
Nearby attractions include University College Cork (UCC) (0.7 km), Fitzgerald Park (0.9 km), and Cork City Gaol (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Kingsley?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Kingsley?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at The Kingsley?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Kingsley?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Kingsley?
Conveniently located restaurants include BeanTown Café, Vikkis Wine & Tapas Bar, and The Kingsley.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Kingsley?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Kingsley?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Kingsley offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Kingsley?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Polish.
Are there any historical sites close to The Kingsley?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Blarney Castle & Gardens (5.8 km), Cork City Gaol (0.9 km), and Old Cork Waterworks Experience (0.2 km).