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Budget hotels in Cork
On the budget-priced end, you can stay at the 3-star Travelodge Cork with room rates from 121US$. If you are on a modest budget, consider staying in a hotel near Historic Jewish Quarter, such as the cheap Kent House B&B located a 10-minute walk away.
Proximity to public transport
To stay near Kent Railway train station, you will find a number of excellently rated hotels, such as Gabriel House Guesthouse and Ambassador Hotel & Health Club.
Convenience of staying in the city center
Shopping centres, a mall and a market are popular shopping places in the city center in close vicinity of Jurys Inn Cork. Another centrally-located option is Isaacs, which features a golf course and boating.
You could also try The River Lee, close to Cork Courthouse and offering a tennis court, an outdoor swimming pool and a golf course. Choose a hotel next to Cork Public Museum, such as Hayfield Manor, which is a 10-minute walk away.
Luxury and boutique accommodation
Staying at the luxury 4-star Cork International Hotel will put you within a few steps of a college and a cathedral, also offering a wellness area, a spa area and a sunbathing terrace. The Montenotte Hotel is also a great boutique hotel, being only 15 minutes' walk from St Patrick Street, that also offers a picnic area, an indoor swimming pool and a golf course. Cork Airport Hotel is a splendid chain hotel a 0-minute drive from City Hall.
Apartments, B&Bs and others
Rose Lodge Guest House is an affordable apartment for families located next to Butter Museum, with room rates from 118US$. Crawford Guest House is a standard B&B that is a 15-minute walk from Danero Cork Chocolate. Maldron Hotel Cork offers family-friendly accommodation with a sauna, an indoor swimming pool and a golf course as well as featuring views of the city. For an unforgettable vacation, look at The Metropole Hotel in Victorian Quarter district, offering views of the river.
CORK is the second largest city in Ireland.
Some Corkonians consider the city to be the capital of the Republic of Ireland. Cork lies on the river Lee, which divides into two channels to the west. The city’s heart is located in this piece of land surrounded by the Lee. Cork has great cultural importance and was called the European Capital of Culture in 2005. Some ratings have named Cork to be among the top 10 most popular tourist destinations. There are a number of festivals held annually in the city. They include the Midsummer Festival of poetry and art, Film Festival featuring the best Irish and international films, as well as the Jazz Festival, one of the biggest of its kind in Europe.
Cork hotels are numerous. Booked.net has a great selection of Cork hotels from economical options to luxury hotels for any budget, taste and purpose of stay.
Cork houses a great number of cultural places to attend. Make sure you make some time to view the local gallaries. Major tourist attractions include:
- St Finbarr's Cathedral is a stunning church constructed in the 19th century in Gothic style
- Shandon Church, a definite landmark of Cork. You will be allowed to ring the bells, which are considered to be the city’s symbols
- Lewis Gluckman Gallery lies on the campus of the University College Cork. It exhibits pieces of international art
- Crawford Municipal Art Gallery exposes European and local art works, as well as ancient Greek and Roman statues
Cork Vision Centre is another important sight. Originally a church, the center currently houses the scale model of the city. If you are looking for a picturesque view, Elizabeth Fort is the place to go. Otherwise, take a short ride to Cork City Gaol and enjoy a great view of the western part of the city. For food and handicrafts, visit Elizabeth Fort where a market takes place every Sunday. For those who fancy promenades, there are some historic walking tours that will give you an insight into the city’s history and how it expanded to its current state. If you look for quiet natural surroundings, Fitzgeralds Park just beside the river Lee is the place to go.
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