Where is the hotel located in Cork City?
Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City is located on the South Mall right in the heart of Cork city, making us the ideal base for exploring all that Cork city has to offer. We are 10 minutes’ walk from Kent Train Station and directly opposite Parnell Place Bus Station. You can find more information on our location page.
Is car parking available at the hotel?
There is no parking on-site, but we’ve agreed discounted rates with Q-Park City Hall which is located only a 5-minute drive or walk from the hotel.
Car Parking Rates are as followed:
- Parking from 6pm to 12 noon the following day €9
- 24 hours parking €13
To avail of our car parking facility, please park in the Hotel loading bay outside the main entrance of the hotel, on check-in the receptionist will give you directions. It would be an idea to bring in your luggage when you check-in and we can hold it at the reception while you park.
Is there a car rental station near the hotel?
We have preferred rates with Enterprise Rent-A-Car who have 3 sites in the City, including the Kinsale Rd, Cork Airport and Blackpool.
Is there an electric car charging point near the hotel?
Yes, there are two electric car charging locations near the hotel – 1 located at the top of South Mall and the other located in Q-Park City Hall where we’ve discounted rates for overnight parking.
Is the area safe?
Yes, the hotel is located in a safe area of the city.
How far is the hotel from Cork Airport?
Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City is only 8km and a 15-minute drive from Cork Airport. A taxi costs €15 each way. You can also get the 226A or the 226 bus from Parnell Place Bus Station which will take you directly to the airport.
Where is the nearest bus/train station?
Parnell Place Bus Station is located opposite the hotel. You can view timetables on their website. Kent Train Station Cork is located within a 10-minute walk or a 5-minute drive from the hotel. View Irishrail’s website for more information.
Is there a taxi rank nearby?
Yes, there is a taxi rank at Parnell Place just a 2-minute walk from the hotel. If you would like to order a taxi, please ask our team at the reception to book one for you.
Are there any shopping areas nearby?
Yes, Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City is ideally located for a shopping break in Cork.
Opera Lane is an outdoor shopping centre less than 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel. The street is home to many high street stores including H&M, Tommy Hilfiger, Next, Gap and many more.
Merchants Quay shopping centre is also less than 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel. The shopping centre is home to Marks & Spenser, Carraig Donn and some local stores as well.
Mahon Point is located 10 minutes from the City Centre and is accessible by public transport from the hotel. The centre offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, cafes and a multi-screen cinema., perfect to spend a whole day.
Is the hotel close to theatres or stadiums?
Yes, Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City is located in walking distance to many theatre and sporting venues. Pairc Ui Chaoimh Stadium for matches and concerts is just a 15-minute walk from the hotel. We’re also near Cork Opera House and Everyman Theatre, which are both located within a 5-minute walk from the hotel.
Are there any markets nearby?
The English Market is situated on the Grand Parade. It is a permanent market packed with amazing local food, arts and crafts and more. It is open from 8am to 6pm Monday to Saturday. There are also Farmers Markets on in and around the city.
Are there restaurants, bars, cafes nearby?
There are many lovely bars, restaurants and cafes within walking distance of the hotel. Oliver Plunkett Street is just around the corner from us which is one of Cork’s best nightlife areas. Washington Street is a 10-minute walk from the hotel which is another buzzing area of Cork City.
Are there any parks nearby?
Yes, Cork’s largest park, Bishop Lucy Park, is a 7-minute walk from the hotel. The Fitzgerald Park is a pleasant 25-minute walk from Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City.
Are there any historical attractions nearby?
There are numerous attractions to see in Cork not far from the hotel. Some of our favourites include:
- Ringing of the Shandon Bells which is located on Shandon Hill in the city.
- Blarney Castle – The Blarney bus is a 5-minute walk from our hotel on St. Patrick’s Street outside Eason’s Shop.
- University College Cork was founded in 1845, it is one of the oldest universities in Ireland. Check out the Glucksman Art Gallary while you are there.
Please ask at reception for information on sights to see in Cork and we will be delighted to send you in the right direction. Make sure to also check out our top 10 free things to see and do in Cork.
Are there any bus tours nearby?
Yes, Cork City Bus Tour stops right on South Mall.
Is the hotel near Cork University Hospital?
Yes, Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City is located just 4km and a 15 minutes drive from Cork University Hospital.