The Commons Express Inn provides the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday getaway and ideal for corporate and leisure travelers. Each guest room is spacious and warm, offering modern comforts and amenities to ensure a pleasant stay. Guests enjoy the convenience of free Wi-Fi internet access, flat panel TV, coffee pot, and private modern bathroom. Perfect for families, the hotel offers a variety of activities throughout the week. Guests are welcome to attend bingo on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and spend the weekend enjoying live music acts or the hotel’s resident piano player. The hotel staff will happily assist guests with planning out their day ahead, recommending the best restaurants, or assisting with scenic biking or jogging paths. Easy to locate, The Commons Express Inn offers free parking onsite for guests. Visitors also enjoy the hotel’s close proximity to the public bus, with a major bus stop located directly in front of the hotel. The Commons Express Inn is situated near the centre of Cork, adjacent to the Blackpool Shopping Centre. Blackpool is a large centre and a perfect space to spend an afternoon. The shopping plaza also includes a movie theatre. ,br>
Minutes from the hotel, guests will find the Blarney Castle. Constructed nearly 600 years ago, the castle is one of Ireland’s most cherished landmarks. At the very top of the tower, guests will find the famous Blarney Stone. Legend has it, if visitors hang upside down and kiss the famous stone; they will be blessed with eloquent speech from that day forward.
This hotel is the City of Cork. As Ireland’s second city, Cork is a vibrant city rich with history and character. Best experienced on foot; visitors are encouraged to walk through the charming streets to discover incredible pubs, delightful restaurants, and plenty of street performers. Climb the steps of St. Anne’s Church and ring the eight bells on your way up to a captivating panoramic view of the city.
Internet Access - Complimentary
24-Hour Front Desk
Wheel Chair Access
Sorry, there aren't any rooms available for the dates you've selected. Please try choosing different dates.
VISIT 16 KEY HISTORICAL SITES AND EXPERIENCE 90 MINUTES ON A WALKING TOUR WHEN YOU VISIT THE PLACES VISITED BY LEADING FIGURES LIKE JAMES CONNOLLY, ROGER CASEMENT, PATRTICK PEARSE AND MANY OTHERS. VISIT LOCATIONS OF AMBUSHES AND INCIDENTS WHERE COBH VOLUNTEERS TOOK ON THE MIGHT OF A EMPIRE.VIEW BUILDINGS ASSOCIATED WITH THE REPUBLICAN AND THIER ENEMIES. SAFE HOUSES AND TRAINING HALLS, BARRACKS AND PLACES OF DETENTION.ENJOY 90 MINUTES STEPPING BACK IN HISTORY WITH OUR LOCAL TOUR GUIDE AND HISTORIAN KIERAN MCCARTHY.
Titanic Trail Guided Walking Tour of Cobh Operating daily since 1998, this 1 hour gentle stroll through the heritage town of Cobh explores the diverse and magnificent history of Cork harbour, its environs and the architecturally preserved streetscape. The engaging narrative brings together the amazing maritime, emigrant and social history of the area. Cobh was the main departure point for millions of Irish emigrants to the US. It was the last port of call for RMS Titanic, it received the victims and survivors after the sinking of the Lusitania during the first world war. Over many centuries, the invasions, departures, arrivals and utilisation of the port by many different peoples have crafted a fascinating story that will enthral and engage the visitor no matter what their interests. Created by the renowned Dr Michael Martin, this tour will bring you new knowledge and fascinating insights into world stories in the environment in which they were created.
Skip-the-Line: The Queenstown Story Tour at Cobh Heritage Centre
With such a rich History, Heritage and a story to tell, a trip to The Queenstown Story @ Cobh Heritage Centre is a must. This beautiful, informative cultural centre is inventively situated within Cobh's restored Victorian Railway station, a building holding its own historic story. Given that so many from Ireland' past travelled through Cobh(Queenstown), one of the world's finest natural harbours, visitors can learn historic and emotive recounts of The Queenstown Story, where over three million Irish people emigrated from this port town in search of a new life. Everything from the sinking of the Titanic and The Lusitania, to the transportation of the forgotten Irish who endured forced labour in Cromwellian times as well as the stories of emigration to North America is inventively displayed in a variety of modern, tasteful and artistic ways. Relax, enjoy a coffee and "Walk in the Footsteps of our Emigrant Ancestors"