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The Kingsley

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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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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Hot Tub
Business Centre with Internet Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Great View
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58Somewhat walkable
Grade: 58 out of 100
21Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
15Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Had the pleasure of stay in the Kingsley with my wife.

It was a hugely positive stay from Start to finish.

Special mention to Gloria at check in who went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable.

Room was clean and kitted out to a high standard.

Pool and Gym facilitates e
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Really Enjoyed our stay . It was reasonably priced . Staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was very nice and spotless. Lovely atmosphere in the hotel and the bar. Breakfast was really nice. Had a lovely time in the hotel and will definitely return
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Service was very good .The room was excellentLocation was also excellent unfortunately we were unab to avail of the amenitiesWe liked the laid back comfort and service provided in all areas of the hotel that we visited
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Fantastic Staff right from the start Darren on reception.. and later with especially an issue in the bar that was handled by Joe Lynch.. who used big diplomacy where needed.... could not have enjoy the stay with out his interaction!!! And he was assisted by well by Stephen.
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Overall an excellent stay, breakfast was the best part. Granola was very tasty and pancake machine was fun, the selection was top notch.
Staff were very friendly and helpful.
Location is very nice, beautiful views at breakfast and only a short walk into town.
The room was nice, i
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Is there any laundry facility in the hotel?
Yes but it was expensive!
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Is room service available?
Hi, It certainly is. If you would like more information please do not hesitate to ask. Thank you
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What time does the breakfast buffet starts in the morning if I decide to get a room with it included?
From their website - Breakfast is in the Fairbanks restaurant MONDAY - FRIDAY Breakfast - 6.30am to 10.30am SATURDAY & SUNDAY Breakfast - 7am to 11am
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Is breakfast included?
Thanks for getting in touch. I would advise you to ring reservations, the contact details are Telephone: +353 (0)21 480 0500 If you have any further queries, please don't hesitate to contact us. Kind Regards, Fergal Harte General Manger
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Staying in May....how far to city center? Is there free parking? What did people see in the area they recommend?
Thank you for your query. It is around a 30 minute walk from The Kingsley to Cork City and driving takes 10 minutes depending on traffic. We offer complimentary under-ground and over-ground parking for residents at The Kingsley. The Kingsley is ideally located to explore the cosmopolitan city of Cork, acknowledged as a top city destination in the Lonely Planet's 'Best of Travel 2010' guide. The city is a thriving cultural, culinary, sporting and economic centre boasting a wide range of activities and amenities to engage the interests and senses of visitors. Some of the city's key attractions include the Cork Opera House, Blackrock Castle Observatory, Lifetime Lab, University College Cork Glucksman Gallery, the Everyman Theatre, Cork City Gaol, Cork Museum, Crawford Gallery, St Finbarr’s Cathedral and English Market to name but a few. We look forward to welcoming you during your stay here at The Kingsley. If you have any other queries please do not hesitate to contact us. Kind Regards, Fergal Harte General Manager
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"River views are amazing - there had been a lot of rain before we arrived and the river was high and rushing"
"We got offered a complimentary upgrade to a deluxe room which was lovely."
"Ask for a room with a view of the river Lee."
"Ask for a room overlooking the river"
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US$ 109 - US$ 193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IrelandProvince of MunsterCorkSunday's Well
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