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Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork

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Gort, Ireland
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Stayed for my birthday weekend away. Hotel room had a balcony with great view down over the city. Decor was sumptuous, with huge retro design wallpaper, reupholstered seats, which I presume were with the hotel from its beginning, in green and orange. Which worked. The room was clean, shower worked fine. T.v not great for watching from the bed, but... More 

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EVDaly, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork, responded to this review

Dear Shona MacG Thank you for writng such a positive review of the Ambassador Hotel. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your birthday visit to Cork. I will make sure to pass your comments on to all our team Regards, Gillian O'Mahony Front Office Manager More 

Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here on the fota package 2n b&b 1d and a packed luck I honestly can not fault anything about our stay.. the room was lovely big,bright spotlessly clean. Great selection on menus for lunch and dinner. Breakfast was the best I've seen .. Staff in bar/restaurant and reception are so friendly and helpful. Location was perfect 5 mins... More 

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EVDaly, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork, responded to this review

Dear Finnly123 Thank you for your great review of the hotel. The Fota Wildlife Package that you booked was our most popular summer package this year. I am delighted you enjoyed your visit and that all our staff looked after you and your family so well. We look forward to elcoming you back to the hotel soon Regards, Gillian O'Mahony... More 

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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This was Truly the best hotel visit I have experienced. The hotel has character and welcomes you to Ireland with open arms. The staff was friendly and very accommodating. The on-site restaurant was remarkable. I think tried to eat everything on the menu! Thank you for the wonderful relaxing visit. This was a true premier experience.

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EVDaly, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork, responded to this review

Dear KK I was thrilled to read your fantastic review of the hotel. A ''Premier Experience'' we couldn't ask for a better review. I will pass your wonderful comments on to all our staff - especially the chefs who have created a great menu for the Cookhouse. Regards Gillian O'Mahony Front Office Manager More 

Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This hotel is a hidden gem. You are a 5 to 10 minute walk to Corks main shopping centre with lots of bars and restaurants. The hotel has been recently renovationed and if you are lucky enough to get a room with a balcony, you will have great views over the city. This hotel suites both work and leisure visits..

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EVDaly, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork, responded to this review

Dear Mark W Thank you for your recent review of the Ambassador Hotel. We have spent the last year completely renovating the hotel and it is great to read such positive reviews of the results Hopefully we will see you back at the Ambassdor for your next trip to Cork Regards, Gillian O'Mahony Front Office Manager More 

Ireland
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18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

we stayed there cos my husband had test for his university to be done in that hotel ,and i asked the hotel to check out late cos he was still in test and they had no problem with that they was very welcoming and friendly...room so clean and classic design and we booked room for 2 adults and it was... More 

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EVDaly, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork, responded to this review

Dear OxoButterFlyOxo I was delighted to read such a positive review of our hotel and our staff. Our reception staff are all long term staff with the Ambassador and are always eagar to ensure that the guests are happy with their accommodations. Thank you for taking the time to put your review on trip advisor, it is very much appreciated.... More 

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

I had a very enjoyable 2 night stay here and found the hotel really wonderful to stay in. The room was very spacious with an extremely comfortable bed and a lovely balcony with an amazing view of Cork City. In terms of cleanliness the room and bathroom was immaculate. The WiFi in the room was also very fast with no... More 

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EVDaly, Manager at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork, responded to this review

Dear Michael R, Thank you so much for taking the time to review The New Ambassador hotel, I am so pleased you enjoyed all aspects of the Hotel and the Mc Gettigans Cookhouse. It is always great to get guests feedback. The team look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards Colm Shearman Food and Beverage Manager More 

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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed in this beautiful hotel for two nights. The room was lovely and very clean. The staff were very friendly and made you feel at home they would do Anything for you. We went to fota wild life park and the hotel had a family picnic made for us to bring with us. The food was amazing and the hotel... More 

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EVDaly, Manager at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork, responded to this review

Dear Amanda C, Thank you so much for recent review of the New Ambassador hotel. It is always great to hear that one of our guests loved the hotel and the staff members made your stay even more enjoyable. Warm Regards Colm Shearman Food and Beverage Manager More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

The location is ideal as you are a 5min walk from the shops, but far enough away not to hear all the noises of the city. The staff are all very courteous and friendly. They organised a family trip with a picnic included to Fota Wildlife park and offered plenty of ideas for family fun. We had an evening meal... More 

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EVDaly, Manager at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork, responded to this review

Dear Stephen S, Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Ambassador hotel. We are all delighted to hear you and your family had such a wonderful time with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, Colm Shearman, Food and Beverage Manager More 

Galway, Ireland
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This is a beautiful hotel within walking distance of cork city. Our room was lovely & spacious with beautiful toiletries provided and amazing soft towels. All staff members that we encountered were very friendly & helpful especially Stephanie on reception. Our only disappointment was the breakfast. The price was 8.94 for buffet & 12 euro for full Irish . We... More 

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EVDaly, Manager at Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork, responded to this review

Dear itaandnoel, Thank you so much for recent review of the Ambassador Hotel, it is always great to get such fantastic feedback from our Guests. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards, Colm Shearman, Food and Beverage Manager More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

One night stay, upgraded to executive room which was lovely. Balcony looking over Cork, lovely large fluffy towels, and everything you could need. Staff on reception and in bar friendly, welcoming and helpful. Would definitely recommend staying here.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The impressive facade of this wonderful red brick Victorian building gives any visitor a sense of the rich history of the area and a clear example of 1870’s Irish architecture at its best. It is not surprising therefore to find that The Ambassador Hotel offers quality service, professionalism and the comfort of our guests are at the forefront of our minds at all times. Experience all that Cork has to offer from the luxury of one of the City’s best loved hotels where we feel certain you will want to return again and again. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork

Address: Military Hill | St Lukes, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Montenotte
Price Range: $113 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Hotel & Health Club Cork 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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Ambassador Hotel And Health Club
Best Western Cork
Cork Best Western
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#8 Family Hotel in Cork
#10 Business Hotel in Cork
#12 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#13 Luxury Hotel in Cork
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