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Commons Inn

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Strabane, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A vast improvement in the quality of the breakfast would need to occur before we would stay again, disappointed being offered a cold fry each morning it's not as if the service was quick, very slow as if it was being cooked fresh it definitely wasn't

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Thank McCroryTricia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing I can fault from throughout this premises. I felt like i was at home i have to mention especially Gary and Daniel whom looked after myself and my 2 children as soon as we walked through the doors. If your looking for perfect irish coffee go straight to Daniel I've never experienced such a perfect authentic irish beverage. Thank... More 

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Thank Kildarelpq
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights last weekend. Quite cheap but not too cheerful. The bedrooms are clean (ledge above bed very dusty) but in need of a good overhaul. The hairdryer and telephone have been yhere since Jesus was a baby. The bathroom was very rough around the edges, previous upgrade work wasn't finished off well. No ventilation in the... More 

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Thank Carol M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly here. The place itself is massive and very spacious. The room was big and spacious and somewhat clean. The bed was comfortable as well. There is also a restaurant where you can eat any time of the day which is very good. There is lots of choice as well. I ordered the pork chops and... More 

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Cork
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing planned just dropped in on impulse as I was passing through the city. I find the location the staff and quality very good. Very good value I had the old reliable stout battered cod with beautiful made chips and of course the mushy peas. I had Oreo cheesecake it was delightful. You always get the welcome when you call... More 

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1 Thank BoherbueCork
MylesONeill, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal so much. More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Writing this in the genuine hope that something constructive could come out of this I am living locally and went down the bank holiday Monday of the jazz weekend,for dinner with my friends family from Dublin.The bar itself was empty cold and totally devoid of any atmosphere . As a publican surely you have to spend money to make money... More 

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Thank Christian C
MylesONeill, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review us. It is unfortunate that you were not able to join us on either the Saturday or Sunday nights of the Bank holiday Weekend to enjoy the live music that we had. Regarding investment in the property we are currently dealing with Cameron Wallace Architects with a view to refurbishing the bar... More 

County Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had lunch there sunday 31/10/2016.lovely range on menu.choice of meats poultry.no doubt i had lovely roast pork.served up with potatoes choice of veg gravy. surrounded by comfortable athmosphere.great service from the staff great economical price and to top it off onecould have a lovely cold pint .staff very friendly made feel very welcome.for all of you who are passing... More 

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MylesONeill, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review Michael. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal so much. More 

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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tatty, ragged, old fashioned. Doors sticking and needing a good shove with the shoulder to get them open, uncomfortable beds and pillows so awful I slept with a cushion and ended up with insect bites necessitating 2 doctor visits and prescription to eradicate. In fairness, when we informed the management they refunded us €100 towards the doctor visits which were... More 

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Thank Mary P
MylesONeill, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. To be fair and transparent I think that it is important to let people know that immediately after you made us aware of your complaint in early September we called in our environmental consultants to investigate your issues. As you are aware from subsequent correspondance with your husband no evidence... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Hi my friend and I went for lunch yesterday the food was fantastic and the service was great. It was carvery the chef serving was really nice to everyone he served tea and coffee was complementary with deserts nice touch. Definitely will go back again 👍🏻

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MylesONeill, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very kind review Charlotte. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal so much. More 

County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My husband and I had a very pleasant stay in the hotel. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was spacious and clean. Breakfast was excellent and plenty of choice. Overall we felt it was excellent value and have recommended it to family members

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MylesONeill, General Manager at Commons Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review Stephanie. We are delighted that we were able to surpass your expectations. More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering convenience at affordable prices, the Commons Express Inn is an ideal place to spend your relaxing vacation, or makes as a home away from home during business trips. The Commons Express Inn is located on the New Mallow Road (formerly Commons Road), just two miles from the centre of Cork city and 4 miles from the popular Blarney castle. The nearby Blackpool Shopping Centre & cinema are a simple 10 minute stroll away. A bus stop for both the City, Blarney and Mahon Point Shopping Centre is conveniently located right outside the Commons Inn. Ample free parking is available at the rear of the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Commons Inn

Address: New Mallow Rd, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Shandon
Price Range: $78 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Commons Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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Commons Hotel Cork
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#10 Family Hotel in Cork
#15 Business Hotel in Cork
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“spacious warm wifi free”
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