Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City has, subject to the scope defined, implemented appropriate measures, policies and procedures, in accordance with current good practice, in line with local and national guidelines and WHO guidance to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 by the operation of their business.

Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City has implemented a full range of enhanced sanitisation procedures and new practices which have been rigorously reviewed by Bureau Veritas, a trusted, independent global leader in testing, inspections and certification.

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The newly refurbished 4-star Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City is located in the heart of Cork City, in the historic cultural quarter, near the famous Shandon Bells.

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Welcome to Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City

The recently refurbished Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City is located in the heart of Cork’s historic cultural quarter on John Redmond Street near the famous Shandon Bells.

Enjoy comfortable, spacious and affordable accommodation. Sample dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients in our restaurant and bar. Our fully equipped leisure centre with swimming pool and gym is ideal for working or chilling out. All this, plus efficient, friendly service from staff who genuinely care, will make your stay unforgettable. We are the perfect base for exploring this wonderfully historic city.

We are close to a large range of popular attractions in the city: just a walking distance from the Opera House, close to Pairc Ui Chaoimh Stadium, 10 minutes away driving from UCC Cork and 15 minutes away from Cork University Hospital.

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Perfect Family Staycation

We have the perfect family-friendly staycation planned for you and don’t worry, we have plenty of indoor options for all weather conditions!

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Why Stay With Us?

  • Leisure Centre
  • 20m Swimming Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kids Club
  • Extra Large Rooms
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Kids Dinner Menus

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4.25 out of 5 · 3199 verified reviews

“Very good city hotel. Spacious rooms. Great pool. Great location.”

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  • Location & Parking

    What is the history of the hotel?

    Constructed in 1720, our building was the North Infirmary Hospital serving the people of Cork until its closure in 1987. After period of dereliction it was converted into a hotel and subsequently acquired and upgraded to the 4 star Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City. Read here more of our history.

    How far away is Cork city centre?

    We are located in the historic Shandon district of Cork city. The famous Cork Opera House is just across the River Lee with St Patrick’s Street a short stroll beyond. Our hotel is also between 5 and 15 minutes away by car from other important Cork attractions such as Pairc Ui Chaoimh, University College Cork and the University Hospital.

    How far is Cork airport/ Kent train station/ Parnell Bus Station from the Hotel?

    Cork Airport is a short 20-minute drive to the hotel, there is also a frequent bus to the city centre from and to the airport. Kent train station is a 15-minute walk from the hotel and Parnell bus station is only a 10-minute walk from our hotel. Our proximity to Cork’s main transport services makes travelling to or from Maldron Shandon Cork City easy and stress-free.

    Is car parking available at the hotel?

    Our guests can avail of special discounted rates at Carroll’s Quay Car Park, located only a 3 minutes’ walk from the hotel. Please arrive at the reception to check-in and we can provide these tickets to you.

    On-street metered parking is available in the immediate locality and there are a very limited number of parking spaces at the hotel allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Read full details of parking at Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City options and current rates.

  • Hotel Services

    How can I contact the hotel?

    If you have any further enquiries please contact reservations via phone +353(0)21 452 9200 or email reservations.shandon@maldronhotels.com.

    What time is check-in?

    Check-in is at 2 pm on the day of arrival.

    What time is check-out?

    Check-out is at 12 pm on the day of departure.

    Can I get an early check-in?

    Earlier check-in is subject to availability and can not be guaranteed until the day of arrival. If your room is ready early we will be happy to check you in. Otherwise, we are happy to store your luggage until your room is ready.

    Can I get a late check-out?

    Late check-out is available at a fee and must be arranged with the reception during your stay. Please note, that a late check-out is subject to availability.

    Does the hotel have WiFi?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City is pleased to offer complimentary WiFi in all public areas and bedrooms.

  • Rooms

    Are there ironing facilities in the bedrooms?

    Yes, we have ironing facilities in all of our bedrooms.

    Are there hairdryers in the bedrooms?

    Yes, we have hairdryers in all of our bedrooms.

    Are there smoking rooms in the hotel?

    No, we operate a smoke-free policy in Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City and therefore we do not have smoking rooms. Please note that a failure to adhere to this policy will result in an additional cleaning charge.

    Do you accommodate rooms for 2 adults and 3 children?

    Yes, we offer family rooms in the hotel which have 1 double and 2 single beds. We are happy to negotiate a rate for interconnecting rooms. Please contact us directly to discuss +353 (0)57 869 5900.

    Are cots available?

    Yes, cots are available. Please make sure to book your cot at the time of the booking as they are on a first booked, first guaranteed service.

  • Dining

    What times is food served?

    Our Grain & Grill restaurant serves breakfast from 7.30 am to 10.30am daily. Dinner is served at our Grain & Grill Restaurant daily until 9.00pm.

    Bells Bar is open from 12.00pm daily and serves food throughout the day.

    Limited room service, or “In-room dining” is available and you can order from our Click & Go Menu, available through our Guest Service Platform. The food can be collected from the collection area in our restaurant.

    Learn more about our new dining procedures here.

  • Booking

    Can I cancel or amend my booking?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City offers free cancellation up to 2pm on the day of arrival for almost all reservations made on maldronhotels.com or maldronhotelshandoncorkcity.com. Some special offers and key dates may specify a special cancellation policy, these will be clearly outlined in the terms & conditions.

    Reservations booked on third party websites and online travel agents have their own cancellation policies, please refer to your confirmation email.

    Will my credit card be charged at the time of the booking?

    Bookings require a credit card for guarantee only unless otherwise stated. For some special offers and specific dates, full payment is required at the time of the booking but these terms will be outlined in the special offer terms & conditions. For all rooms that are being paid for in cash must be accompanied with Photographic Id. No rooms will be let unless payment is guaranteed.

    Can I claim back on the Stay and Spend Tax Credit Scheme?

    Our hotel is registered for the Stay and Spend Tax Credit Scheme. If you stay with us between 1st October 2020 and 30th April 2021 you can claim up to €125 under this scheme, please see revenue.ie for details.

  • Facilities

    Does the hotel have a pool?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City has a 20m indoor swimming pool. Moreover, our guests have access to the Club Vitae leisure centre with a fully equipped gym, separate kids pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. We are proud to have some of the finest leisure facilities in Cork!

    Does the hotel offer family facilities?

    Yes, our complimentary Crafty Kids Club is available during school holidays. We also have a kids’ pool and large family bedrooms available. Check out more about family holidays on our website.

    Is the hotel accessible?

    Yes, we are proud to be verified as offering very good levels of accessibility throughout our hotel. Please click the button below for full details or contact us if you would like any additional information.

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Maldron Hotel Shandon is currently open to essential travel only in accordance with government guidelines. During this time our leisure centre is closed.

 

Reasonable evidence confirming the stay is for essential travel must be provided on arrival, otherwise your booking will be cancelled.

 

Please contact our hotel team to discuss your requirements by calling +353 (0)21 452 9200 or email reservations.shandon@maldronhotels.com