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Budget hotels in Cork
If you're on a budget, stay at Kent House B&B, which is accompanied with a casino, a golf course and a patio. If you're interested in experiencing Cork's attractions, choose the affordable 3-star Great National Commons Inn Hotel within walking distance of Sean Cotter.
Proximity to public transport
Near Kent Railway train station you will find Jurys Inn Cork, which offers a 4-star accommodation with a spa area and a wellness area.
Convenience of staying in the city center
To see the city centre of Cork, book a hotel within easy walking distance of this area, such as the 4-star The Metropole Hotel situated a 10-minute stroll away. Maldron Hotel Cork is 700 metres away from the downtown and features a leisure centre, free self-parking and a golf course.
Choose a hotel next to Crawford Art Gallery, such as Isaacs, which is situated 5 minutes' walk away. For hotels close to the main tourist sites, stay at Travelodge Cork, which is a 10-minute walk to Musgrave Park.
Luxury and boutique accommodation
Staying at the luxury 4-star Cork International Hotel will put you within a few steps of a cathedral and a college, also offering a rooftop terrace and a wellness area. For a unique experience, try a room at The Montenotte Hotel, a few minutes' walk away from Military Museum Collins Barracks.
Apartments, B&Bs and others
College View Apartments is an affordable choice of an apartment that is 250 metres from Cork Public Museum. Achill House is a standard B&B that is a 25-minute walk from Cork University Hospital. Families travelling to Cork with children might consider staying at a hotel like Imperial, boasting a sauna, a golf course and a Jacuzzi. For a relaxing holiday, book a resort hotel near Dunkathel House, such as Vienna Woods or Clayton Hotel Silver Springs.
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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