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Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork

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Dublin
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We stayed at the Ambassador after reading of a very special rate that was available. The hotel is a historic building that still has plenty of character and has lovely panoramic views over the City. The welcome and service were very friendly and first impressions were good. Our room had a balcony which was great. A wadge of somebody's red...

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Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have just spent 4 days at this hotel and would definitely visit again should we ever decide to return to Cork. The staff are lovely and very polite, including the night porter who had to let us out at 5.45 this morning to start our journey back to Dublin airport. We would recommend the hearty breakfast...

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EVDaly, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork, responded to this review

Dear Karol S. Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel on Trip Advisor. It is wonderful to read such good reviews of the hotel, cookhouse and especially the staff. We look forward to your next visit to the Ambassador Hotel. Regards, Gillian O'Mahony Front Office Manager

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 25 September 2015

The hotel is a few minutes out of the centre and up a hill. but taking that out of the equation, its a lovely place to stay. the bar and restaurant serve up good local fayre. Although surprisingly the beer selection on draft is very poor. But I was informed they were sorting that soon. The wifi in the rooms...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We attended a family wedding in Sep 2015 at the Ambassador. Very impressed with all aspects of our stay. The room was very comfortable, with a balcony and great views over Cork City. The wedding facilities, ballroom & bar etc were first rate. I was especially impressed with the restaurant and breakfasts! Great value for money.

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

VIsited Cork and The Ambassador in 2013 and found the place in need of some updating. Well, we have returned after a 10 day stay in Ireland and found the Ambassador a completely new place. The accomodations were great and the restaurant was excellent. I willl be glad to send friends there. Try to get a room in the front...

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EVDaly, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork, responded to this review

Dear Paddy D Thank you for your lovely review of the Ambassador Hotel. We are all delighted with the newly renovated hotel and the guests who stay all seem to agree. We look forward to welcoming you back again for future visits Regards, Gillian O'Mahony Front Office Manager

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 16 September 2015

we only stayed for one night passing through and we loved it. the old red brick is stunning and the minute you walk in the door you are greeted by friendly warm staff in a beautiful lobby. we dined that evening in the cookhouse restaurant in the hotel, which is such a gem, the food was amazing! I had the...

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EVDaly, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork, responded to this review

Dear Emma R Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review. I will pass all your comments onto the Cookhouse Team and the Kitchen Staff. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to the Ambassador, hopefully you will have the chance to stay longer on your next trip. Regards, Gillian O'Mahony Front Office Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2015

My partner and I went stayed here for a friends wedding, we arrived on a Friday night and got a great welcome. I must say its a bit confusing trying to find the room (we stayed in room 231). It was a lovely clean and quiet room (well so I thought). We went out for dinner and then came back...

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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Great food, buzzing atmosphere, cosy surroundings full of charm and character and faultless service with a smile. Thank you Dave, you made our night with your witty banter and knowledge of the menu! We're already looking forward to our next visit!!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely meal at McGettigans Cookhouse at the Ambassador. The food was delicious and the portions were large. The room is really tastefully decorated, and there was a nice buzz on a sunday evening. All the staff were excellent, especially Dave our waiter who looked after us really well. We will definitely return soon.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

A lovely hotel, nice and clean rooms, great bar area. What really make this a lovely end to the honeymoon was the staff. Stephanie at reception was warm and friendly and Tom b and Dom in the bar were great. Super service from the team, I hope they get recognised for this

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The impressive facade of this wonderful red brick Victorian building gives any visitor a sense of the rich history of the area and a clear example of 1870’s Irish architecture at its best. It is not surprising therefore to find that The Ambassador Hotel offers quality service, professionalism and the comfort of our guests are at the forefront of our minds at all times. Experience all that Cork has to offer from the luxury of one of the City’s best loved hotels where we feel certain you will want to return again and again. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork

Address: The Ambassador Hotel Military Hill | St Lukes, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Montenotte
Price Range: £80 - £130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Ambassador Hotel And Health Club
Best Western Cork
Cork Best Western
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#8 Family Hotel in Cork
#10 Business Hotel in Cork
#12 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#13 Luxury Hotel in Cork
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“Any room at the front of the hotel.”
M6259JMmariab, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 107 is especially nice for 3 or 4 people. Nice big room with 3 beds, 2 doubles and a single. The balcony view is breathtaking!”
  • Room 107 beds - taken from balcony door. Those are robes on the beds!
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kathleent201, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“ask for a view over the city”
A7428FHbrianc, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Wifi use seems patchy - Room 207 was good. Views are lovely at the front. Noise is dependent on who your neighbours are!”
MajHolly, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Best views are on 2nd or 3rd floor facing the city, corner rooms and some 2nd floor rooms have balconies.”
827olivem, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
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