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Commons Inn

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#18 of 23 Hotels in Cork
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Cork, Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter had her wedding here, and I can't speak highly enough about the place, nothing was too much trouble for them. My room was enormous, clean and well supplied with shampoo, soap etc.the food at the wedding and from the restaurant were of a very high standard and delicious. I would have no problem recommending The Commons for any...

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great stay at the Commons for a family funeral. Room very comfortable, great breakfast and the staff were lovely. Definitely stay here again as it's great value, close to the city and my family.

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1Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here beginning of December for 3 nights. The rooms were very spacious, bathroom looked a little tired and in need of a refresh. Hotel staff were extremely friendly and helpful and a good craic. We only had breakfast here but we was not disappointed. I recommend the omelette or pancakes. Will definitely be coming back to this hotel

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1Thank Apower1565
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Stayed here in November for one night. Close to family down in Cork, so a very convenient location for us. We had two rooms booked and both were large and spacious with good lighting at the mirror which is hard to get in a hotel. We had dinner the night we arrived and the food was gorgeous. The roast of...

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cork city
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Management and staff many thanks for the food and drink on Saturday from Bill & Phyllis Murray wishing you all a happy Christmas and a happy new year a great place to stay for a weekend or holiday near blarney near the city

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Irish Midlands
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a single night. I was a late check-in and I phoned ahead to ask if any food would be available when I arrived. I was advised that food finishes at 8:30 PM. This is to my mind not acceptable for a hotel. I asked if a sandwich could be set aside for me and was told...

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1Thank Longfordian
Strabane, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016

A vast improvement in the quality of the breakfast would need to occur before we would stay again, disappointed being offered a cold fry each morning it's not as if the service was quick, very slow as if it was being cooked fresh it definitely wasn't

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2Thank McCroryTricia
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing I can fault from throughout this premises. I felt like i was at home i have to mention especially Gary and Daniel whom looked after myself and my 2 children as soon as we walked through the doors. If your looking for perfect irish coffee go straight to Daniel I've never experienced such a perfect authentic irish beverage. Thank...

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1Thank Kildarelpq
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights last weekend. Quite cheap but not too cheerful. The bedrooms are clean (ledge above bed very dusty) but in need of a good overhaul. The hairdryer and telephone have been yhere since Jesus was a baby. The bathroom was very rough around the edges, previous upgrade work wasn't finished off well. No ventilation in the...

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1Thank Carol M
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The staff were very friendly here. The place itself is massive and very spacious. The room was big and spacious and somewhat clean. The bed was comfortable as well. There is also a restaurant where you can eat any time of the day which is very good. There is lots of choice as well. I ordered the pork chops and...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering convenience at affordable prices, the Commons Express Inn is an ideal place to spend your relaxing vacation, or makes as a home away from home during business trips. The Commons Express Inn is located on the New Mallow Road (formerly Commons Road), just two miles from the centre of Cork city and 4 miles from the popular Blarney castle. The nearby Blackpool Shopping Centre & cinema are a simple 10 minute stroll away. A bus stop for both the City, Blarney and Mahon Point Shopping Centre is conveniently located right outside the Commons Inn. Ample free parking is available at the rear of the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Commons Inn

Address: New Mallow Rd, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Shandon
Price Range: $75 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Commons Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Commons Hotel Cork
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#10 Family Hotel in Cork
#15 Business Hotel in Cork
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“It is near a busy road but I can honestly say I heard nothing, and we had a room to the front of hotel, so I'd say any room is good.”
 of 5 bubbles reginaw107, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 115 and 116 are very quiet, onto a carpark so no view but good for a nights sleep”
 of 5 bubbles lisapn66, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“spacious warm wifi free”
 of 5 bubbles michaeltreadwell, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“As always, specify your needs when booking direct. You will be accomodated if at all possible.”
 of 5 bubbles brendanst, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We could see the main road outside but could not hear the traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles BarMc, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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