Your accommodation choices in Cork include comfortable, convenient hotels with swimming pool and fitness centre (about 5 minutes on foot), friendly small hotels/B&B – Bed and Breakfast – (10-15 minutes on foot) and carefully selected host families located in the suburbs. Private apartments may also be arranged if required.
Hotels in Cork
- CLARION HOTEL
Tel +353 / 21 422 4900
Our participants highly recommend this hotel. The Clarion is in the city centre and 3 minutes from Nations.
- THE GRESHAM METROPOLE HOTEL
Tel +353 / 21 450 8122
The Gresham Metropole is located between the North Channel of the River Lee and MacCurtain Street. It has an old world charm but with rooms that offer comfort and luxury in line with modern standards. It has a gym, pool and spa facilities and is conveniently located for pubs and restaurants.
At €75 it offers extremely good value and is only a 5 minute walk to Nations.
Bed and Breakfast in Cork
- GABRIEL HOUSE
Tel +353 / 21 450 0333
A very popular and large B&B on the hill overlooking Cork Harbour and Port area.
It is a well-managed B&B with a high standard of comfort. They offer a large breakfast choice including free range eggs from their own chickens.
At €65 per night it is good value and located just 10 to 15 minutes from Nations.
- AUBURN HOUSE
Tel +353 / 21 450 8555
A small family-run B&B with en-suite rooms. Located on busy road within easy walking distance of pubs and restaurants. For €65 bed and breakfast, they offer great value and close contact with guests. It is located on the hillside of Cork just a 10 minute walk from the city centre and Nations.
- GARNISH HOUSE
Tel +353 / 21 427 5111
Garnish House offers great value from €65 to €99 per night for B&B. It has won several awards for its superb breakfast buffet. It is a well-maintained and run guest house.
It is ideal for those who like to get some exercise, as it is situated near the University in Cork. Approximately 20 to 25 minutes walk from Nations.
Please note that the rates for public holidays may vary. We will be happy to make the reservations for your chosen accommodation. Payment can be made directly to the hotel or B&B.
Nations carefully selected host families
All our host families have welcomed Nations’ clients into their homes for many years. There is no more than one guest per family; each guest has private bathroom. All meals except those included in Nations’ course are provided. Your host family with bring you to the centre by car each morning. Accommodation is from Sunday to Sunday.