Family-friendly comfort in a landmark Cork spa hotel
The many shops, cafés, and restaurants of this cosmopolitan city are all within easy reach of our award-winning Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa in Cork. You'll be close to both the town center and the airport, making our hotel a perfect base for exploring the city and beyond.
A 15-minute taxi ride will take you to Cork's bustling center. Explore the city's many beautiful churches, or head to its celebrated opera house. For lunch, enjoy a riverside picnic in the scenic Fitzgerald Park. You could also spend the day at Fota Wildlife Park, which is less than 10 minutes' drive from our Cork hotel. By night, make your way to Cyprus Avenue, one of the town's best places to see live music.
Discover the true flavors of Ireland in the foodie paradise of Cork's English Market. Don't miss a visit to the Jameson Distillery Midleton, where you can pick up a bottle of the famous Jameson Irish Whiskey. The Old Head of Kinsale, a unique headland offering breathtaking clifftop walks, is an hour's drive from our Cork hotel, and is one of the highlights of Ireland's renowned Wild Atlantic Way.
Irish fare, spa treatments and wedding facilities
Enjoy hearty buffet breakfasts and authentic Irish fare in our contemporary Island Grillroom. At the end of a busy day, relax with a cocktail in the cozy Banks Bar. Keep up with your fitness regime at our Retreat Spa and Fitness Centre, where you'll find a gym, sauna, steam room, and hydrotherapy pool, as well as 9 treatment rooms for the ultimate in rejuvenation. Our Cork hotel is also a beautiful wedding venue. Simply get in touch to learn more about our packages.
Families are well catered for in our Cork hotel. Kids have their own swimming pool, outdoor play area, board-game rental, and a separate, healthy menu in our restaurant. We also offer babysitting services and spacious family rooms.
A selection of luxurious rooms with access to an amazing spa experience in Cork
Suite with Balcony
Family Stay - 2 Connected Rooms
Friends & Family Stay - Multiple Rooms
Meetings & Events
Restaurants & Bars
This Cork hotel is the perfect home base for exploring the city and surrounding region. Don't miss quintessential Ireland activities like kissing the stone at Blarney Castle, seeing cheetahs up close at the popular Fota Wildlife Park, or ringing the bells in Shandon Tower. For nearby shopping, visit Mahon Point Shopping Centre for an assortment of stores, restaurants and entertainment options or the famous English Market to taste local flavors and fresh produce. During your stay in East Cork near Cobh, be sure to visit Midleton, known for its Irish whiskey distillery, charming shops and one of the most famous farmers' markets in the country. From Donegal in the north to Cork in the south, the route for the Wild Atlantic Way takes you through some of the most fiercely beautiful landscapes in the world. Travel along the Irish coast through 7 counties as you experience local culture, great Irish coffee and stunning scenery. The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork is conveniently located for visitors to Cork who plan to undertake this unforgettable journey. In 2015, Lonely Planet chose Ireland as one of the top countries to visit, so start planning your visit to the Wild Atlantic Way. Step back into the 19th century by visiting Cork City Gaol, a historical prison turned into a museum that tells the story of life as an inmate from pre-famine times to the founding of the Republic of Ireland. See original graffiti written on the cell walls and admire the castle-like architecture of the building as you listen to a tour guide in one of 13 languages. Find out how some of the prisoners were released when the prison closed and how some were sent to Australia as you explore the exhibits in Cork City Gaol. On the same grounds of Cork City Gaol is the Rado Museum, where a collection of exhibits chronicles the history of radio and its significance to Ireland. The museum houses a fully restored 6CK radio broadcasting studio from 1927, showing you Cork's 1st steps into the age of broadcasting. Learn about the Irish connection with Marconi, the inventor of radio transmission, and listen to broadcasts from the early days of radio from the RTÉ Collection. The Cork City Gaol and Radio Museum are a short drive from the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork and are perfect for family breaks in Cork.
How to get to the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork
Stay in style and conveniently close to Cork city center with Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa. This tranquil retreat is perfect for those who wish to relax in serene surroundings, while getting the most out of their time in beautiful Cork. Surrounded by a range of local attractions, Cork caters to a variety of tastes and desired adventures. Explore the rich heritage of Blarney Castle and get the "gift of gab" by kissing the Blarney Stone, or go wild at Fota Wildlife Park with a wide range of exotic animals from around the world.
The hotel is ideally located a 15-minute drive from the city center and airport and close to many public transportation options. We offer complimentary parking for guests.
From Cork airport
The ride takes about 15min (15km).
From Kent station Cork
Take the train in direction of Cobh (6 stops). Get off at Littleisland, 1km from the hotel. It takes 18min in total.By taxi:
The ride takes 10min (8km).