The Commons Express Inn
About the hotel
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.
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.