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County Cork Hotels

Ambassador Hotel

  • Military Hill, St. Luke's Map It
  • City Center North
  • Fodor's Choice


  • Strong local atmosphere
  • Amazing views


  • Steep hike up from city
  • Some jarring notes in decoration

Updated 04/09/2014

Fodor's Review

An imposing redbrick and cut-limestone Victorian-era nursing home is now a comfortable hotel, which maybe not be the fanciest or hippest in Cork, but it has the most character and the best view, encompassing the City and surrounding hills. In an area made famous by Frank O'Connor's short stories, (now favored by style-conscious academics and bohos), it has massive guest rooms with large bathrooms and small sitting areas, patterned wallpaper and floral drapes. The higher you go, the better the view, and some rooms even have a splendid balcony. The Embassy Bar is all dark-wood paneling, with a large bay window overlooking the city, while the book-filled cocktail lounge, with chesterfields by an open fire, is quieter. The formal Seasons Bistro has a sedate, old-fashioned air.

Hotel Information


Military Hill, St. Luke's, Cork City, Co. Cork, Ireland

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 70 rooms
  • Rate includes Breakfast

Updated 04/09/2014

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