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Meeting Room Hire in Cork City Centre

5 modern meeting rooms in the heart of Cork City

Maldron Hotel South Mall is located in the heart of Cork city, walking distance from St. Patrick’s Street and on the business hub of South Mall. Easily accessible by public transport with the bus station opposite our Parnell Street entrance and 8km from Cork airport. It is the ideal location to host your team building events, training courses, seminars, public talks, workshops or boardroom meetings in Cork.

Maldron Hotel South Mall boasts 5 state-of-the-art meeting rooms – named after famous Cork sporting stars. Each room is fully air-conditioned, with floor to ceiling windows and black-out blinds and is equipped with a built-in flat-screen TV and projector, flipchart, water, stationery and mints included. Rooms are flexible in layout, holding up to 60 delegates in a theatre style.

Our Changes

In line with Government guidelines & restrictions, we have introduced new procedures and enhanced hygiene standards as well as reducing meeting & event capacities.

To learn more about our current Meeting & Events Service & what to expect>>   

With top of the range equipment and facilities, along with a choice of healthy sweet and savoury refreshments and lunch options, there is something to suit everyone’s needs. Contact our team on info.southmall@maldronhotels.com, call us on +353 21 203 7000.

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Breaks and Dining

Our breakout space can be used for arrival refreshments and registration or mid-meeting breaks. We offer a delicious selection of freshly prepared sweet and savoury options. Lunch is served in the Grain & Grill Restaurant.

If you are looking for something a little different for your breaks, we can reserve our outdoor courtyard for you. Why not dine al fresco for lunch and enjoy a BBQ and post-meeting drinks.

Bring the team together

Our modern meeting rooms are also the perfect location to bring the team together from the everyday surrounds and distractions for a team-building event. Looking for something fun and interactive, get in touch with Sean and his team at Team Build and start planning your fun day of activities in the heart of Cork City. Take part in quizzes, treasure hunts and more, and finish the day with a BBQ in our Courtyard.

Learn more about BBQs

12 Great Reasons to Meet on the Mall

  • Complimentary highspeed WiFi throughout the Hotel
  • Variety of dining options & refreshments
  • Dedicated meeting & events team
  • Competitive packages and day delegate rates available
  • 5 state of the art air conditioned meeting rooms
  • All in-house AV equipment included in room hire cost
  • Floor to ceiling windows & black-out blinds
  • 163 spaciously designed bedrooms
  • Complimentary flipcharts, water, pads & pencils
  • Kick start the meeting with our Vitality Breakfast
  • Variety of healthy sweet and savoury refreshments & lunch options

Contact Our Team

Maldron Hotel South Mall has a dedicated meeting and events team who will assist you from the first enquiry and recommend the best space and layouts to suit your needs. On arrival, you will be greeted by a member of the operations team who will be on hand to ensure the smooth running of your event during the day and will be your point of contact for any questions or last-minute changes.

For more information, or to book your next meeting please e-mail us on info.southmall@maldronhotels.com, call us on +353 21 203 7000 or use the form below.

    Our Service Promise

    • Dedicated meetings co-ordinator
    • Meet & greet host
    • Maximum enquiry response time 3 hours
    • Clear event contract
    • Prior access to meeting room
    • Porterage & parking (where available)
    • Standard AV provided
    • Wide range of refreshments
    • Follow up within 3 working days
    • Invoice or receipt within 3 working days

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    Common Questions

    • Location & Parking

      Where is the hotel located?

      Maldron Hotel South Mall is located on the South Mall right in the heart of Cork city. We are 10 minutes’ walk from Kent Train Station and directly opposite Parnell Place Bus Station. View our location here.

      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 a 5-minute drive and a 3-minute walk from the hotel.

      Car Parking Rates:

      • Parking from 6.00 pm to 12 noon the following day €9
      • 24 hours parking €13
      • 48 hours parking €26

      Is the area safe?

      Yes, the hotel is located in a safe area of the city.

      How far is the hotel from Cork Airport?

      Cork Airport is only 8km from Maldron Hotel South Mall. 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. View their timetables here. 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?

      There is a taxi rank at Parnell Place. If you would like to order a taxi, please ask our team at the reception to book one for you.

      Is the hotel close to theatres or stadiums?

      Pairc Ui Chaoimh Stadium for matches and concerts, 15-minute walk. We’re near Cork Opera House, located within a 5-minute walk from the hotel. Everyman Theatre is 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 daily from. 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?

      Bishop Lucy Park is a 7-minute walk and Cork’s largest park, the Fitzgerald Park, is a pleasant 25-minute walk from the hotel.

      Are there any historical attractions nearby?

      There are numerous attractions to see in Cork. 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.

      Are there any bus tours nearby?

      Yes, Cork City Bus Tour stops right on South Mall.

      Is the hotel near Cork University Hospital?

      Yes, we’re near Cork University Hospital, just 15 minutes (4km) away by car.

    • Hotel Services

      When did Maldron Hotel South Mall open?

      Maldron Hotel South Mall opened in December 2018. The hotel is a new build hotel located in the heart of Cork City’s business, shopping and entertainment district.

      What time is check-in?

      Check-in is 3pm on the day of arrival. Should you arrive at the hotel earlier, we are happy to store luggage until your room is ready.

      What time is check-out?

      Check-out is 12 noon on the day of departure. A late check-out is available at a fee and must be arranged with the reception during your stay.

    • Rooms

      Are there accessible rooms available?

      Yes, Maldron Hotel South Mall has accessible rooms available with walk-in showers, lower beds and wider doors. Please enquire directly with the hotel to confirm availability.

      Do the rooms have baths?

      Yes, 8 of our rooms have baths.

      Are there interconnecting rooms?

      Yes, we have a limited number of interconnecting rooms. Please enquire directly with the hotel to confirm availability.

      Are cots available?

      Yes, cots are available. Please confirm availability with our reception team.

      What facilities are available in the rooms?

      Each room offers luxurious and comfortable King Coil beds, tea/coffee making facilities, USB charge points, air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, hairdryer, telephone, an iron and ironing board.

      Can I order extras to be placed in my room prior to arrival?

      Yes, you can order extras before arriving at the hotel. Please call us on +352 (0)21 203 7000 or email info.southmall@maldronhotels.com to make your request and we will try our best to accommodate you.

      Is it possible to upgrade my room?

      Yes, you can upgrade your room to an Executive Room for €40.

      Are there smoking rooms in the hotel?

      No, we do not have smoking rooms at Maldron Hotel South Mall as we operate a smoke-free policy. Failure to adhere to this policy will result in an additional cleaning charge.

    • Dining

      Is there a restaurant, bar, cafe on-site?

      In the hotel, we have 3 different eateries to choose from: the Grain & Grill Restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Red Bean Roastery cafe serves our own unique blend of coffee which is rich and smooth. It opens from 7am to 8pm daily. The Italian Kitchen will be open in March 2019, Cork’s newest restaurant will serve authentic Italian cuisine.

      What are your breakfast serving hours?

      Breakfast is served from 7am to 10am Monday to Friday and 7.30am to 10.30am at weekends and bank holidays.

      How much is the breakfast and what’s included?

      Breakfast costs €14 per person. Our Vitality breakfast includes a selection of fresh fruit, juices, smoothies, pastries, cereals and a hot buffet.

    • Booking

      Is there a corporate rate available?

      Yes, please contact our Sales Manager Donna Mannion on +353 (0)21 203 7000 or email on dmannion@maldronhotels.com.

      Why is it better to book directly with the hotel?

      If you sign up to our Make it Maldron club you will save €10 per night. Get free cancellation up until 24 hours prior to arrival unless otherwise stated on your terms and conditions.

      Can I cancel or amend my booking?

      Maldron Hotel South Mall offers a free cancellation up to 3pm on the day prior to arrival for reservations made directly with the hotel or on maldronhotels.com or maldronhotelsouthmall.com.
      Some special offers and key dates may have a specific cancellation policy, but this will be clearly outlined in the terms and conditions.

      Reservations booked on third party websites and online travel agents have their own cancellation policies. These will be stated on your confirmation from the agent.

      Will my credit card be charged at time of 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 booking but these terms will be outlined in the special offer terms and conditions. For all rooms that are being paid in cash – we require a photographic ID. No rooms will be let unless payment is guaranteed.

      How do I make group bookings?

      For best available group rates please contact us directly on +353 (0)21 203 7000.

      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

      Do you have meeting rooms?

      Yes, we have 5 meeting rooms in the hotel. Please email info.southmall@maldronhotels.com or give us a call +353 (0)21 203 7000 to make an inquiry.

      Meeting rooms available to book from March 2019.

      Does the hotel have WiFi?

      Yes, Maldron Hotel South Mall offers complimentary WiFi to all guests in the public areas and bedrooms.

      Is there luggage storage available?

      Yes, we offer complimentary luggage storage for guests.

      Is there a 24-hour room service?

      Yes, 24-hour room service is available at a cost of €5 per tray.

      Does the Hotel have a gym and pool facilities?

      The hotel has a small dry gym with a selection of cardio equipment including a treadmill, bike, cross trainer, rowing machine and weights equipment. We don’t have a pool, but offer special rates in our sister club, Club Vitae, which is located close by. Guests can enjoy 24 hour access to the gym.

      Do we offer wake-up calls?

      Yes, you can request wake-up calls to be made with our reception staff.

      Is there a 24-hour reception?

      Yes, we have a 24-hour front desk.

      Is the hotel accessible?

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

      Hotel Accessibility


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