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Treat the whole family to a fun hotel break in Cork

 The Imperial Hotel takes great pride in providing the perfect destination for family getaways, and it’s not hard to see why it is considered the first stop for families visiting Cork City.

Located In the heart of Cork City, our hotel has 125 luxurious bedrooms. Our hotel is full of activities to keep children of all ages entertained in addition to the wide range of things to do in Cork City and the surrounding area.

  These include the following family amenities:


 Cork City & County

 Cork City itself and the surrounding county offers a wide host of activities that children are sure to enjoy from a Fota Wildlife, Blackrock Castle & Observatory, Farran Woods, and much much more.

See a full list of things to do off-site close to the hotel here.


 From Our Family To Yours

 At The Imperial Hotel, all children are looked after like a little Prince and Princess. Children can enjoy their very own check-in, and delight in the afternoon tea experience – or try their hand at making fabulous Mocktails with one of our Mixologists.

Our special events are subject to Covid-19 restrictions and we will ensure that our guest’s health and wellbeing are at the very center of each experience. In the event that we need to cancel an event due to Government legislation or guidance, a full refund will be offered.


Exclusively For Our Youngest Guests

Young children (0 - 3 years old)

 Bathrobe and slippers (please advise children’s ages prior to arrival)

Baby cot, linen, night light, white noise, and a playmat

Bathroom step, anti-slip mat, baby bath, toilet seat topper, potty, nappy bin and changing mat. 


Older children (up to 12 years)

Children's check-in, complete with a special Imperial hotel passport

Children’s board games and books 

Cookie and milk turndown 



 City activity sheet with recommendations from our Director of Welcome and his team

Mocktails Masterclass served in Sketch with our resident Mixologist,

Ring down for your Hot chocolate.


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Rooms & Suites


Family rooms

With a number of different room types and interconnecting options, we are delighted to accommodate families in beautiful style and comfort.

A whole host of thoughtful touches will be included to ensure your stay is comfortable and delightful...

Our Premium, Deluxe and Junior Suites can accommodate two adults and a child. With either a Double/Single bed or a Double and roll-away bed.

Our Penthouse Suite accommodates up to two adults and four children under the age of 12 years old, with 2 additional roll-away beds.

We are delighted that children under 12 years stay free when sharing a triple room with parents.

Interconnecting family wings available


Interconnecting rooms

We understand that families like to stay together, but not necessarily in the same room. We also offer a number of interconnecting room options including 'family wings' which consist of rooms interconnecting via one door, which when combined can accommodate families of up to 5 guests.

Interconnecting rooms are subject to availability and cannot be booked online.


Director of Welcome

 Our 'Director of Welcome' is a specialist at the hotel who knows all about the wonderful, fun things to do in Cork.

During school holidays and weekends throughout the year, our Director of Welcome and his team hosts daily briefing giving suggestions on their recommended things to do and interesting facts about Cork City.

We provide a free Cork map for everyone so you can start exploring. 

Daily briefings take place at 10.30am Monday – Friday during school holidays and Saturday and Sundays throughout the rest of the year.


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