Winter Hotel Breaks & Getaways in Cork
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The leaves are falling, the crisp mornings are setting in and the first frost is just over the horizon. So now is the perfect time for you to book a winter hotel break before the hectic pace of the festive season reaches its peak.
Perfect winter breaks
Cork International Hotel is the ideal location for a Christmas winter break with your family or friends. Cork is filled with amazing artisan stores and boutique gift shops for a more sustainable way to complete the Christmas shopping list. The City centre is just a short drive from the hotel, so you can do your Christmas shopping before returning to the comfort and warmth of the hotel. Take in the sights and sounds of the city, decorated with fantastic lights or enjoy taking to the ice with Cork On Ice new Alpine Skating Trail. A stay with us is always more than simply a break – it’s something you’ll remember for months to come.
Book your Winter break direct with us today for the best available rate for a stay with us and make Cork International hotel your luxury winter retreat.
Winter Breaks & Offers
Take advantage of our exclusive offers
Winter is a wonderful time to hit reset. As the crisp mornings start to set in, indulge in a little self care and spend time with your partner or friends as you discover all that this changing season has to offer.
There is nothing quite like spending a few days unwinding with afternoon tea, a spot of shopping, a jaunt around the Wild Atlantic Way or even just a cosy evening in our bar and restaurant.
Family Christmas Staycations
Take advantage of our exclusive offers for families
Autumn is a wonderful time to hit reset before hibernation season is upon us. As the crisp mornings start to set in, indulge in a little self care and spend time with your partner or friends as you discover all that this changing season has to offer.
There is nothing quite like spending a few days rejuvenating with autumn hikes, some local shopping and beach swims, followed by cosy evenings in our inviting bar and restaurant.
Relax in the comfort of our hotel
With uncertain weather during the Winter season, you want to be sure that there are options for all eventualities. We have everything you need here at Cork International Hotel to make the most of your Winter break in Cork.
What to do in our hotel?
Our Cinema Room can be privately booked for a family movie night with munch boxes or rom-com and cocktail evening for adults.See More
Book direct with us and our Family Concierge will help you plan your visit, make bookings and reservations where needed and share their tips on the best family attractions.Get in Touch
Borrow a mat from our Yoga Library and enjoy a complimentary virtual yoga class in your room with Mary Kelly Yoga (logins at reception)Discover
Board Game Night
Have the ultimate family head-to-head challenge with a family board game night in our lobby. Choose from our range of board games and digital family games links.
Our salon is open with reduced capacity to facilitate social distancing. Take the opportunity to treat yourself to a curly blow dry, or manicure?See Treatments
Keep up your fitness regime and enjoy some mindfulness at our adult only gym. Enhance cleaning procedures and social distancing are in effect.See More
Bar & Restaurant
We offer a fantastic food & drinks menu suitable for the entire family as well as a dedicated children’s menu for even the fussiest of eaters.See Menus
Cork Explorers & Adventurers
Festive Fun this Christmas
There is no shortage of festive activities and adventures to enjoy on your visit to Cork. We are ideally located 10 minutes from Cork city and just 20 minutes from Kinsale, the gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way.
Outdoor Activities for Adventurers
GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration, returns to Cork on weekends through December with a unique installation in Bishop Lucey Park and a 30m ferris wheel for an incredible view of Cork Christmas lights.
Take a turn through a magical winter forest on ice at the Alpine Skating Trail in Fota. Guests at Cork International Hotel can avail of 10% off tickets.Discover More
Cork Christmas Markets
Enjoy exceptional Christmas Market experience when you visit Cork. From festive food & drinks to glittering city lights to visiting Santa Claus, Cork’s Christmas Markets have something for everyoneSee Our Christmas Market Guide
Christmas in Kinsale
The quaint town of Kinsale is even more picturesque during Winter. With beautifully decorated winding streets, small craft shops, tasteful galleries and an abundant array of chocolateries and cafes selling festive products, it’s the perfect place to pick up Christmas giftsDiscover
Autumn is the perfect time to gather and reconnect with family and friends. Planning a group getaway is the perfect way to spend time together without the worry or stress of cleaning and sleeping arrangements at home. Book a group getaway at Cork international Hotel and our Concierge team will help you plan from start to finish. We have everything you need to make the trip stress-free, including interconnecting rooms and suites and even give you access to discounted rates for some exciting group activities so you can spend your time together doing what matters most – making memories!
reasons to getaway:
Girls getaway – reunite with friends for rom-coms, wine and shopping
Multi-generation breaks – Gather the children, aunties, uncles, cousins and grandparents and enjoy some true family time together to make up for all the missed celebrations and occasions this past 2 years.
Couples breaks: Reunite with friends and enjoy some adventure with friends you haven’t seen in awhile!
Contact our reservation team to create a bespoke booking with any combination of rooms, interconnecting rooms, suites and reservations to completely customise your stay.
We are located just 10 minutes drive from Cork City
There are no shortage of things to see and do in Cork City centre. Autumn is a great time to explore the culture and history of Cork city and county. We are conveniently located just outside the city centre. You are within driving distance of Cork’s main attractions including the English Market, the iconic Shandon bells, one of Europe’s oldest working bell towers and the heritage quarter of the city where you will find many must-see historical buildings such as St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, the picturesque UCC Quad, Nano Nagle Place and Elizabeth Fort. Many of these attractions are indoors so that you can still enjoy the city, even in the unpredictable rainy Autumn weather!
Things to do indoors in Cork city
Visit the English Market and enjoy a taste of Pure Cork, from meats and cheeses to chocolate and fresh baked goods, local Cork hotdogs and tasty doorstep toasties. A hearty food experience is all your senses need this AutumnTaste More
Cork Playful Trail
Explore the best of Cork’s museums, attractions and galleries with 30 fun interactive activities on the Playful Culture Trail, of which, quite a number are indoors. Ask our Family Concierge for your map and to highlight indoor activities.Explore the Trail
Crawford Art Gallery
Escape the rain and take a tour around Crawford Art Gallery in Cork City with some fascinating exhibitions scheduled, a great onsite cafe and restaurant and plenty activities for little ones too.Discover More
University College Cork
Visit the University College Cork campus and explore its ancient history and ogham stones, as well as snapping a photo at the iconic postcard pretty quad.How to get there
Cork City Gaol
Particularly eerie on a crisp and wet Autumn day, we highly recommend a trip back in time to the Cork City Gaol.Discover
Nano Nagle Place
An unexpected oasis in the centre of bustling Cork City, visit the museum and exhibition and enjoy fascinating insights into 1920’s revolutionary life in Ireland, followed by lunch in Good Day Deli and a trip to the wonderful design shop onsite.Discover