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“Mixed experience” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Clayton Hotel Cork City

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Clayton Hotel Cork City
Ranked #11 of 23 Hotels in Cork
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69 reviews
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“Mixed experience”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2012 via mobile

This hotel is a nice, modern hotel sitting right on Lapps Quay. Unfortunately, we ended up in a room right above the bar with a live eighties-rock cover band. We had specifically asked if the room was likely to be quiet when we checked in, and were told there would be no problem. The room was quiet nice in all other respects, and the staff were very helpful moving us late in the evening when it became clear that the noise was too much. This is probably a reasonable place to stay if you can be selective in room choice. The breakfast buffet was good, and it is an easy walk up to the main restaurant and shops area.

Stayed April 2012
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corkDGM, Manager at Clayton Hotel Cork City, responded to this review, 3 May 2012
Dear JoshC,

Thank you for posting your review of the Clarion Hotel Cork on Trip Advisor based on your recent stay with us.

I am very sorry that the room allocated to you was not to your satisfaction and that your evening was interrupted however I am pleased to see that the staff on duty were able to rectify the issue and reallocate a new room to you.

I do hope we ill have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Clarion Hotel Cork soon, and should you decide to return, please contact me directly and I will ensure your next room is allocated accordingly.

Kind Regards
Donald Morrissy
Clarion Hotel Cork
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2012

Ok so have been to cork a lot as its a city I love to go to.... Have stayed in numberous hotels but this was the one that hit home!!!! From reception eg mark who was so helpfull and caring to us helped wid wid everyneed we have!!! Thanks again mark... To the room we had an executive suite which can say it all... Stunning room over looking the quays!! Need I say anymore.. Service of this hotel and staff is top quality... We ate at 2 resturants onsite which both where delicious.... Entertainment was very good and only a stone throw away for what ever ur need is for night life... Need I mention the pool and spa!!!! Well worth a visit too.... Clarion caters for every need without a doubt and I'm deffo planning my next trip I can't wait!!!! I hope this review helps ye in making up your mind is where to stay as its top quality!!!! Can't wait for my return!!! Thank you mark and clarion staff for our best weekends away and see ye soon again... Tanya.... Xx :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012

Had a fantastic time here. Mark at Reception was very welcoming and so accommodating. We loved the spa and the views. Bar food was delicious. Can't wait to come back :)

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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with friends
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012 via mobile

We're travelling through Ireland and choosing different types of accommodation each night (using Trip Advisor advice of course!). Well while in Cork we plumbed for the modern comfortable hotel.
Upon checking in we asked for an exterior room (as people have advised on here). Unfortunately we were told that they were busy and none were available. I subsequently found this hard to believe as the hotel was very quiet (a Monday in April).
The room facing onto the atrium is just that - a room whereby for privacy you have to close the blinds. Generally fine (although the bathroom was beginning to look tired) but I have to say not as good as other hotels and B&B's we've stopped at in Ireland.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012

booked the Clarion for a long weekend. Has been a few years since id been to Cork. Travelled down on a friday evening. Found the hotel handy enough but took a few drives around the block to find the underground car park, its down a side street beside the hotel. On arrival reception staff were efficient and friendly. Our room was on the 6th floor, well designed and had a beautiful view overlooking the river Lee and Cork city. We did not dine at the Clarion as choose to walk into the city as its just a 5 minute walk away and has an excellent choice of restaurants at good prices's. Cannot fault the Clarion, its an ultra modern Hotel within walking distance to Cork city centre

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Clayton Hotel Cork City

Property: Clayton Hotel Cork City
Address: Lapps Quay, Cork, Ireland (Formerly Clarion Hotel Cork)
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Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Centre
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Cork
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#5 Spa Hotel in Cork
#5 Business Hotel in Cork
#9 Luxury Hotel in Cork
Price range (per night): ₹ 7,087 - ₹ 15,577
Hotel Class:4 star — Clayton Hotel Cork City 4*
Number of rooms: 191
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Cork Clarion
Clarion Hotel Cork

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