Just 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the airport, Clayton Hotel & Leisure Club Cork City - formerly Clarion puts you just a 5-minute drive from Cork City Hall and Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral. You can visit the spa to indulge in body treatments or hydrotherapy, and Kudos Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There's an indoor pool and a bar/lounge, and rooms at this upscale hotel offer minibars and room service.
Pros: modern amenities. great proximity to Cork City centre and shops, dining, etc.
Cons: No fault of the hotel, but the construction out front is a bit of a pain.
Pros: Access to the gym and parking were both very convenient. Excellent location and friendly staff.
Cons: The beds could have been a bit firmer.