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Clarion Hotel Cork Opens

Choice Hotels Europe is delighted to welcome the brand new Clarion Hotel Cork to its portfolio of properties in Ireland, perfect timing for Cork’s tenure as the European Capital of Culture in 2005. The city will be host to many events and activities for leisure guests during the year, with the Clarion Hotel Cork an ideal base to enjoy them from.Designed by Scott Tallon Walker, the impressive Clarion Hotel Cork is enviably located in Lapp’s Quay, in the heart of Cork City Quarter, overlooking the picturesque River Lee.

Perfect for business and leisure travellers, the contemporary styled hotel, which houses a signature glass and wooden atrium that forms the heart of the hotel, is within easy reach of all of Cork’s tourist attractions, shopping areas, bus and rail connections and many corporate offices.

The 191 en-suite guest bedrooms are large, bright and equipped to the highest standards. The facilities include air conditioning, broadband internet access, interactive cable TV, mini-bar, with some rooms offering a balcony.Ê

The Sanovitae Health & Spa offers customers the latest in leisure facilities with an 18-metre indoor heated swimming pool, children’s pool, sauna whirlpool, gym, fully equipped gymnasium and five therapy/treatment rooms.

Guests can enjoy a range of dining experiences at Sinergie Restaurant, which offers great European flavours in line with modern living, with Kudos Bar serving Asian food from a live wok station and snacks are served all day.


For celebrations and business meetings, The Pegasus conference and event suite can accommodate up to 380 theatre-style and 279 for private dinning. This suite can also be subdivided into four meeting rooms for 90 delegates.