Isaacs Hotel - Cork  3 stars

48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ir, Cork, Ireland, 00000  show mapSave
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Isaacs Cork is a 3-star superior property that offers spacious accommodation steps away from Cork City Gaol, University College Cork and Fitzgerald Park. With accents of Victorian architecture, the hotel was built in 1870 and renovated in 2005.

It will take you 5 minutes to get to St. Mary's Dominican Church, Victorian Everyman Theatre and General Post Office. 10 minutes away from Cork city center.

The vicinity of gardens and waterfalls as well as quick access to restaurants, boutiques and markets set the hotel apart.

10 minutes' walk to Kent train station. 10km to Cork airport.


The hotel offers 50 rooms. All of them feature satellite TV, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a heating system and a patio. They feature en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.


Breakfast is served in the bar each morning. At the restaurant Asian dishes are served.


Isaacs Cork boasts a photocopier, a business center and conference facilities for business needs and provides room service, 24-hour reception and wake up service.


Guests will take advantage of sailing, fishing and golf available on-site.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and the rate is EUR 5 per day

Guest Parking

Public hotel parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation might be needed) and the rate is EUR 6.50 per day.

Number of rooms   47.

City Center Cork - 1700 ft
Airports Cork (ORK) - 4.3 mi, Kerry (KIR) - 48.9 mi
Train Stations Kent Station - 2700 ft
Restaurants Greene's Restaurant (cuisine: Continental, European, Irish) - 100 ft, Isaac's Restaurant - 100 ft
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  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Trouser Press
  • Designated smoking area
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Washing Machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
  • TV



from  2.30 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 2. 

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Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 220 sq. feet
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    Bed type: Double beds
    Size: 435 sq. feet
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      Isaacs LocationWhat's nearby

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      • Underground stations
      • Train stations
      • Parks
      • Tourist attractions
      • Museums
      • Convention centers
      • Stadiums
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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions
      • Crawford Municipal Art Gallery
        1000 ft
      • Open Top Bus Tour
        2000 ft
      Popular areas
      • The English Market
        1700 ft
      Places of interest
      • Elizabeth Fort
        1400 ft
      • Aghabullogue Parish
        1400 ft
      • Aghada Parish
        1400 ft
      • Saint Finbarre's Cathedral
        1400 ft
      • Church of St Anne (Shandon)
        2000 ft
      • Beamish & Crawfords Brewery
        2700 ft
      Train stations
      • Kent Station
        2300 ft
      Monuments and Landmarks
      • Shandon Steeple
        2300 ft
      • Barryscourt Castle
        1400 ft
      • The Opera House
        1000 ft
      • Alpha Enviromental System
        1400 ft
      • the Institute for Choreography & Dance (icd)
        1400 ft
      • Lavitt's Quay Gallery
        1700 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Royal Gunpowder Mills
        1.2 mi
        Ballincollig, Cork
      • Fitzgerald Park
        1.2 mi
        Mardyke, Cork
      • Cork City Gaol
        1.3 mi
        Convent Ave., Cork
      • Church of Christ the King
        1.6 mi
        Turner's Cross, Cork
      • Lifetime Lab at Old Cork Waterworks
        1.7 mi
        Lee Road, Cork

      Near the hotel

      • Firkin Crane Centre (aka the Institute for Choreography and Dance)
        1100 ft
        Shandon, Cork
      • Crawford Municipal Art Gallery
        1200 ft
        Emmet Pl., Cork
      • Donovan's Bridge
        1600 ft
        University Gates, Western Road, Cork
      • Collins Barracks Museum
        1600 ft
        Old Youghal Road, Cork
      • General Post Office
        1600 ft
        Oliver Plunkett St., Cork
      • St. Peter and Paul's Church
        1700 ft
        Paul St., Cork
      • St. Anne's Shandon Church
        2100 ft
        Church St., Cork

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Greene's Restaurant

        61% likes this, based on 234 reviews
        Cuisine: Continental, European, Irish
        Price Range: USD 20 - USD 65

        100 ft
        48 MacCurtain Street

        Phone: (0)21 450 0011

      • Isaac's Restaurant

        76% likes this, based on 206 reviews
        Price Range: USD 22 - USD 49

        100 ft
        48 MacCurtain Street

        Phone: (0)21 450 3805

      • Dan Lowreys Tavern

        63% likes this, based on 47 reviews
        Cuisine: Irish

        0 ft
        13 Maccurtain Street
      • Cafespresso

        91% likes this, based on 19 reviews
        Cuisine: European

        100 ft
        McCurtain Street
      • The Fish Wife

        79% likes this, based on 60 reviews
        Cuisine: Hamburgers, Fast Food, Fish & Chips, Irish
        Price Range: USD 5 - USD 16

        200 ft
        45A McCurtain Street

      Isaacs Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Isaacs

      Average guest rating

      out of 10
      Based on 478 reviews

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      Individual guest reviews

      • Group of friends

        The room was big and very quiet, staff were polite and the position of the hotel was great for the city

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        Friendly staff, rooms were very clean and location was excellent. All in all a very good, non-expensive stay.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The rooms are very good, spacious, comfortable and modern furnishings. Very good breakfast and great dining space with the waterfall outside. Great central location for exploring Cork City

        The room was a bit warm the first night with no obvious means of controlling temperature.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        Friendly staff, convenient restaurants below hotel, decent location near train station, great fountain in the center courtyard, good value for the city

        inconvenient parking arrangements, charges for internet, smokers in courtyard at night

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        Found the hotel clean and friendly, really enjoyed our stay as it was close to all amenities, would definitely come back for another visit.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        The room was very spacious and comfortable. Also the waterfall outside the lobby is a lovely feature.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The hotel had great charm and character, it was a nice change to be in a small intimate setting rather than the large impersonal hotels I normally go to. The hotel is so easy to get to and the car park the hotel uses is close to the hotel. The location is close to the shops and night life. Breakfast was lovely and the restaurant is a popular place to eat even if you don't stay in it. I would definitely go back.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        Very noisy due to its proximity to the road

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        staff were very helpful and kind. food was fantastic with amazing view of waterfall and perfectly located

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The car park is down the street and up a steep hill. It's hard work taking luggage from the car to the hotel room.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Room was very comfortable and staff extremly welcoming and friendly,loved the waterfall feature outside . Location very central.

        Swimming pool and leisure facilities away from hotel

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The best hotel we ever stayed in, the staff are very very friendly and the hotel is so close to the train station and to the shopping center and to the city center

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        All the staff I met while I was staying there were very friendly and helpful. I thought it was very quiet for a hotel that was located so near to the city centre. The room was very comfortable, well heated and the beds were comfortable.

        It is only a very minor fault but it would have been nice to have some small bars of soap left in the bathroom.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Great city location, surrounded by restaurants of all budgets, 5mins walk to main avenue, great standing: was actually surprised how well the rooms were: 4/5stars standing in my view, very comfortable, wifi, huge bed, toileteries, option of room service,ect...Would definitly go back!

        Breakfast finishes too early in my view: 10am for a check out at 12pm. Should be 11am

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Good position for the town, good food

        Our room was at the front of the hotel and I got no sleep as a bar over the road was open into the early hours and people were outside smoking and very loud, we also had some women in the adjoining room coming and going all night loud and drunk and being sick, the soundproofing between . You cant blame a hotel for ignorant guests but they do need to sort the sound proofing. I would suggest you book a room at the sides of the hotel which were away from the road.

        • Average rating
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