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“Amazing And Enchanting”

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Clayton Hotel Cork City
Ranked #11 of 23 Hotels in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
Bunratty,Ireland
1 review
“Amazing And Enchanting”
Reviewed 20 February 2010

This hotel would make you drop. The minute you walk in the fabulous white foyuer and reception hits you.And the atrium is amazing. As for the staff. They were so so helpful and nice, they even delivered a ham sandwhich to our room at 1am for my sister!!

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled with family
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DGMCork, Deputy General Manager at Clayton Hotel Cork City, responded to this review, 24 February 2010
Dear evanhiggins2k10,

Many thanks for taking the time to review our hotel on Tripadvisor.

I am delighted to see that you had an enjoyable stay with us and that you found the staff to be friendly and helpful. We get some great feedback on our central Atrium area which is a great place to relax and unwind in with a coffee and a snack from our Savour Menu. I have passed your kind comments on to the team here at the hotel who are delighted that you enjoyed their hospitality.

I look forward to welcoming you back to the Clarion Hotel Cork in the near future where you are sure of a warm welcome.

Kind regards

Brian Bowler
Deputy General Manager
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Reviewed 19 February 2010

I went up to Cork for work and was so pleasantly surprised by this hotel. The room was absolutely beautiful, and I loved how well kept it was. I loved the free internet and the service was absolutely great - everyone at the front desk was so polite and nice, they definitely made you feel at home.

This is a great hotel and I'd love to stay in the Clarion again if I ever go up to Cork for work. The only thing I'd do differently though is just ask for new pillowcases just in case...

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled on business
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DGMCork, Deputy General Manager at Clayton Hotel Cork City, responded to this review, 24 February 2010
Dear Shaz 07,

On behalf of the management and staff of the Clarion Hotel Cork I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and share your experience with others.

I am delighted to see that you had an enjoyable stay with us and that you found the staff to be friendly and helpful. We take great pride in the quality of our service in the hotel and take great pleasure in reading comments like this.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Clarion Hotel Cork in the near future.

Kind regards

Brian Bowler
Deputy General Manager
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Cheshire
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Reviewed 19 February 2010

From the moment we arrived to check in the level of service and friendliness at the hotel was exceptional. We were very early but the receptionist arranged for our room to be cleaned as priority and arranged for us to leave our bags and they would be in our room when we returned. She was very good, explained about the hotel and the surrounding areas giving us a map with directions etc.
Our room was really lovely, a balcony and view of the river, we were lucky with a beautiful sunny day, lovely to sit and watch the world go by. The level of cleanliness was very high, everything had been thought of from the seperate hairdryer, iron and ironing board, to the complimentary water, fruit and chocolates.
We used the health club facilites and found the staff very helpful and friendly, as in fact most were, maybe the breakfast waitress let the hotel down slightly, but I think you only noticed this because of the calibre of the other staff.
The Kudos bar had a really good, buzzing atmosphere in the evening, the prices were very reasonable compared to the bars and restaurants in the area, we did find it very expensive to eat and drink out, even more so than London.
We loved every minute of our stay at the Clarion and would be sure to recommend to our friends, especially with the cheap flights available from Ryanair it makes this an excellent short break, just be prepared for the prices of Cork!!!

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled as a couple
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DGMCork, Deputy General Manager at Clayton Hotel Cork City, responded to this review, 24 February 2010
Dear Deborah18,

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to review our hotel on TripAdvisor.

We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience during your stay with us here in Cork and that you found the service and facilities to be of an excellent standard. i have passed your kind comments on our team.

I look forward to welcoming you back to the Clarion Hotel Cork very soon where you are sure of a warm welcome.

Kind regards,

Brian Bowler
Deputy General Manager
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Cork
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Reviewed 16 February 2010

My boyfriend and I stayed in the Clarion Hotel on Valentine's night. From the moment we checked in to the moment we checked out, we were made feel very welcome. We were given a room on the 4th floor overlooking the River Lee. The room was bright, spacious and nicely decorated. The bathroom was immaculate and kept at a nice warm temperature at all times. We were provided with a turn-down service so when we returned from our meal, there was a bottle of water on each of our lockers and a mint chocolate on our pillows. This was a very nice touch. Fresh towels had also been left in the room (we had used the previous towels already for showers before going out). The pool and gym are very spacious, modern and clean and the sauna and steam room are also larger than most hotels. The staff in the sanovitae reception were also very friendly and helpful. The breakfast the following morning was delicious. There was both a cold and hot self-service buffet to choose from. We were also able to read up on the day's news in the papers provided during breakfast. We thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of our stay and would highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Dublin
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Reviewed 15 February 2010

Really nice hotel, which is easily accessible when coming from Dublin. Secure underground car park, friendly and helpful staff, and a super quick check-in kicked off what was a very relaxing stay. Rooms are adequate size, big enough for 2 people, and are very clean. Shower was a little poor, more or less spluttered out, but was ok. We were positioned beside the cleaners room which meant we were woken early in the morning, but it was ok as we were getting up anyway. The food in the Augustines restaurant was amazing, and the Kudos bar had a wide selection of beers available. The swimming poor/jacuzzi is really nice, the staff were very helpful and friendly there also. All in all it was a very enjoyable weekend stay, I'd definitely return again if I was in Cork

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled as a couple
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tipperary
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Reviewed 11 February 2010

Just returned from a 1 nite stay in this superb hotel......from the moment of arrival till departure everything was superb.....all the staff so helpful and friendly, great location, great food, secure parking i don't think you could find better anywhere!

Stayed February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Ireland
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Reviewed 10 February 2010

I am recently home from a weekend in cork city and were my family and i stayed in the Clarion Hotel. I would have no trouble in recommending this hotel to anyone, there was 13 adults and 4 children and we all had an absolutely great time, we stayed for 2 nights B&B Friday and Saturday night all the rooms were spotless and the breakfast was great with such a great choice. The staff were so friendly and helpful. I am already considering a return journey to this hotel this year, as well as all the above the hotel location is excellent it's within walking distance of all shops, bars and resturants although with the dinner they provide in the hotel you wouldnt want to eat anywhere else. Definitly top marks to this hotel.

  • Stayed February 2010, travelled with family
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Property: Clayton Hotel Cork City
Address: Lapps Quay, Cork, Ireland (Formerly Clarion Hotel Cork)
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 (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Clayton Hotel Cork City 4*
Number of rooms: 191
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