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The true essence of the lovely Cork city is exemplified at this beautiful four-star hotel. The elegant Victorian redbrick building sits atop military hill, overlooking the Cork City centre, in the historic area of St. Luke’s. Guests will find themselves just minutes from some of Cork’s main Shopping areas & Tourist Attractions such as Blarney Castle, The English Market, and Cork City Opera House. The hotel features McGettigans Cookhouse & Bar for Lunch & Dinner, and offers continental and full Irish breakfasts, afternoon tea, private dining, a wonderful terrace seating area, and a health and leisure club.

The Ambassador hotel offers a wide range of Classic, Executive & Superior rooms with stunning views of Cork city and harbor. Guestrooms are tastefully decorated, warm, inviting and designed to the highest of standards.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Premium bedding
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Satellite TV service

McGettigan’s Cookhouse & Bar

McGettigan’s offers the best in fine Irish cuisine, using high quality locally sourced ingredients to create fresh, delectable dishes. The Cookhouse provides comfortable seating with large TVs and surround sound audio for enjoying sporting events. Settle down for a full meal with your friends and family or stop by for a relaxing drink and chat at the bar!

On the Map: Cork City is located off the southern coast of Ireland. As Ireland’s second city, it is well served by good roads – The M8 northeast to Dublin, the N20 north to Limerick & the N25 east to Waterford.

In the bustling city of Cork (often referred to as ‘Ireland’s Second Capital’), stroll the river walk at the University and pop into the Glucksman Gallery.  Relax in a café, and hit Shandon Street, just a short walk from the main shopping district.  Climb the 120 foot steeple, and ring the bells of Shandon.  Soak up the city views as they fade into the countryside. Award-winning restaurants line the streets, and nightlife choices include Irish Traditional, classy nightclubs, theater, opera, plays, and dance.  (Take the haunted night tour of the city jail—it’s a great way to start your evening with a bang.) Of course, there’s the Jameson Old Middleton Distillery in east Cork.  Learn how Irish whiskey is made, and finish with a tasting.

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