Get an overview of this hotel4-star Victorian hotel a short walk from Cork city center

Everyman Palace

Atop Military Hill overlooking the city in the historic area of St. Luke’s, this newly renovated Cork hotel is within 0.6 miles (1 kilometer) of Everyman Palace Theatre, the Opera House, and the Church of St. Anne Shandon. Blarney Castle is 5 miles (8 kilometers) away.

McGettigans Cookhouse & Bar

With an impressive red brick Victorian facade, the hotel features a popular restaurant featuring locally sourced ingredients. Afternoon tea is served in the lounge. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.

Free WiFi

Ambassador Hotel offers newly refurbished, individually decorated guestrooms that offer a warm and inviting atmosphere. All come with views of Cork City and the harbor as well as free WiFi.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Open for every meal, McGettigan's Cookhouse & Bar serves dishes made from high-quality, local ingredients. A children's menu is also available. The lounge serves lunch, afternoon tea, and cocktails. In-room dining is available 24 hours a day.

The hotel also offers complimentary wireless Internet throughout. Other amenities include concierge services, a fully equipped gym, a sauna, a 24-hour front desk, and complimentary on-site parking for guests. 4 meeting/conference rooms are available on site.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 70 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 

Where to Eat

McGettigan's Cookhouse & Bar - offering the best in fine Irish cuisine, using the finest quality locally sourced ingredients. The Cookhouse & Bar provides ample seating for those choosing to enjoy a meal or beverage during their stay. Digital plasma-screen TVs show all the latest sports, and the surround-sound music system ensures the perfect ambiance in modern-design surroundings.

Nearby Things to Do

To burn off stress or relax and unwind, the Ambassador Hotel's Health Club is complimentary to all guests during their stay. Gymnasium facilities include:

Top of the range Life Fitness equipment with cardio machines and individual monitors

Free weights and machine weights

Aerobics area & equipment

Flat-screen TV

Ladies' and gents' changing facilities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour check-in

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 12.50 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 25.00
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 25.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Official Ireland Rating provided by Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority)

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