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Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral - Cork, Ireland
19 May — 20 May2
Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral - Cork, Ireland
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Imperial Hotel
Imperial Hotel
8.7 Excellent
76 South Mall, Cork, Ireland
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0.1 km from city centre, Cork, Ireland 

Situated in Cork, Imperial Hotel Cork City offers stylish, 4-star accommodation close to St. Patrick's Street. The various facilities this modern hotel has to offer include a sauna, a beauty centre and a Jacuzzi.

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Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City
Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City
8.7 Excellent
South Mall St, 94-95, Cork, Ireland
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0.2 km from city centre, Cork, Ireland 

Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City is a comfortable base when visiting Cork and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and meeting rooms.

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The River Lee Hotel
The River Lee Hotel
8.8 Excellent
Western Road, Cork, Ireland
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1.0 km from city centre, Cork, Ireland 

Located in Cork, The River Lee Hotel a member of The Doyle Collection offers free wireless internet and a gym. Those staying at the property have access to a sauna and an indoor pool.

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Garnish House Guesthouse
Garnish House Guesthouse
9.1 Excellent
Western Road, Cork City 00000 Cork City IE, Cork, Ireland
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1.3 km from city centre, Cork, Ireland 

Garnish House provides a cosy setting when in Cork. It is situated in close proximity to a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

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Isaacs Hotel Cork City
Isaacs Hotel Cork City
8.6 Excellent
48 MacCurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
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0.4 km from city centre, Cork, Ireland 

Hotel Isaacs Cork is set in Cork and is within a 10-minute walk of Kent Train Station. It is conveniently located for guests wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

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The Kingsley
The Kingsley
8.9 Excellent
Victoria Cross, Cork, Ireland
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2.7 km from city centre, Cork, Ireland 

Located in Cork, The Kingsley Hotel is within a 15-minute drive of Cork Airport and provides an indoor pool, a sauna and a Jacuzzi. There is also a gym with a swimming pool.

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Jurys Inn Cork
Jurys Inn Cork
8.0 Excellent
Andersons Quay, Cork, Ireland
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0.5 km from city centre, Cork, Ireland 

Jurys Inn Cork is situated in the city's well known tourism and shopping district. Just 10 minutes' walk from Kent Train Station, the hotel offers guests an ideal base when in Cork.

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Sheila's Hostel
Sheila's Hostel
7.5 Good
Belgrave Place, Wellington Road,4, Cork, Ireland
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0.6 km from city centre, Cork, Ireland 

Sheilas Tourist Hostel is situated in the city's renowned tourism and shopping area. Just a 10 minute stroll from Kent Train Station, the hostel offers guests a convenient base when visiting Cork.

Cheapest hotels near Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork

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Sheila's Hostel
Sheila's Hostel
7.5 Good
Belgrave Place, Wellington Road,4, Cork, Ireland
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0.6 km from city centre,  

Sheilas Tourist Hostel is situated in the city's renowned tourism and shopping area. Just a 10 minute stroll from Kent Train Station, the hostel offers guests a convenient base when visiting Cork.

S$ 26
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Garnish House Guesthouse
Garnish House Guesthouse
9.1 Excellent
Western Road, Cork City 00000 Cork City IE, Cork, Ireland
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1.3 km from city centre,  

Garnish House provides a cosy setting when in Cork. It is situated in close proximity to a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

S$ 123
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The Metropole Hotel
The Metropole Hotel
8.4 Excellent
Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
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0.4 km from city centre,  

Situated less than a 10-minute walk from Kent Train Station, The Metropole Hotel Cork provides guests with a convenient base when in Cork. It has a gym, as well as a sauna, a Jacuzzi and an indoor pool.

S$ 194
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Isaacs Hotel Cork City
Isaacs Hotel Cork City
8.6 Excellent
48 MacCurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
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0.4 km from city centre,  

Hotel Isaacs Cork is set in Cork and is within a 10-minute walk of Kent Train Station. It is conveniently located for guests wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

S$ 201
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Gabriel House - Guest House
Gabriel House - Guest House
8.9 Excellent
Summerhill North, ST. Luke's Cross, Cork, Cork, Ie, T23 X963, Cork, Ireland
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1.0 km from city centre,  

Commanding views of Saint Finbarre's Cathedral, Gabriel House Guesthouse is steps from Cork's popular tourist spots. It offers 4-star accommodation and views of the harbour.

S$ 204
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The Address Cork
The Address Cork
8.2 Excellent
Military Hill, Saint Lukes Cross, Cork, Ireland
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1.1 km from city centre,  

Presenting 19th-century charm, The Address Cork boasts views of Cork. It is close to the area's tourist attractions and is within a 10-minute walk of Kent Train Station.

S$ 207
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Jurys Inn Cork
Jurys Inn Cork
8.0 Excellent
Andersons Quay, Cork, Ireland
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0.5 km from city centre,  

Jurys Inn Cork is situated in the city's well known tourism and shopping district. Just 10 minutes' walk from Kent Train Station, the hotel offers guests an ideal base when in Cork.

S$ 212
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Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork
Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork
7.8 Good
John Redmond Street, Cork, Ireland
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0.6 km from city centre,  

Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City provides a modern setting while in Cork. Offering complimentary Wi-Fi, a restaurant and an indoor pool, the hotel is within a 10-minute walk of the The Everyman, St. Patrick's Street and Cork English Market.

S$ 212
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Hotel prices near Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral

2 stars and under
Sheila's Hostel
#1 most popular

Sheila's Hostel

Belgrave Place, Wellington Road,4, Cork, Ireland

7.5 Good
S$ 26

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3 stars
#1 most popular

Shandon Bells Guest House

Western Road, Cork, Ireland

8.1 Excellent
S$ 118

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4 stars +
Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City
#1 most popular

Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City

South Mall St, 94-95, Cork, Ireland

8.7 Excellent
S$ 216

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Imperial Hotel
#2 most popular

Imperial Hotel

76 South Mall, Cork, Ireland

8.7 Excellent
S$ 240

Avg. per night

The Metropole Hotel
Best value

The Metropole Hotel

Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland

8.4 Excellent
S$ 194

Avg. per night

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Where to stay near Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral

About Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral

Topped by soaring spires and leering gargoyles, Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral is one of Ireland's medieval masterpieces. The cathedral was completed in 1879 and blends elaborate French Gothic architecture with Protestant traditions. It's built on the site where Fin Barre, the city's patron saint, founded a 7th-century monastic school.

The interior features gleaming marble floor mosaics and a cavernous ceiling. The centrepiece is the enormous bishop's throne and beautifully carved pulpit. Colourful stained-glass windows depict scenes from the Old and New Testaments, while the sanctuary ceiling is adorned with paintings of Jesus Christ and his angels.

Other highlights include a cannonball that was fired at one of the spires in 1690. Visit Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral during the day or attend a morning prayer, Sunday service or choir recital. The cathedral shop is a great place to pick up unique gifts and souvenirs.

Getting there

Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral is in Cork, a 10-minute stroll from the city centre. Local buses stop along Proby's Quay, just steps from the cathedral. The cathedral is also on the city sightseeing bus route. Cork Airport is a 15-minute drive south.

Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral travel FAQs

Topped by soaring spires and leering gargoyles, Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral is one of Ireland's medieval masterpieces. The cathedral was completed in 1879 and blends elaborate French Gothic architecture with Protestant traditions. It's built on the site where Fin Barre, the city's patron saint, founded a 7th-century monastic school.

The interior features gleaming marble floor mosaics and a cavernous ceiling. The centrepiece is the enormous bishop's throne and beautifully carved pulpit. Colourful stained-glass windows depict scenes from the Old and New Testaments, while the sanctuary ceiling is adorned with paintings of Jesus Christ and his angels.

Other highlights include a cannonball that was fired at one of the spires in 1690. Visit Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral during the day or attend a morning prayer, Sunday service or choir recital. The cathedral shop is a great place to pick up unique gifts and souvenirs.

Getting there

Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral is in Cork, a 10-minute stroll from the city centre. Local buses stop along Proby's Quay, just steps from the cathedral. The cathedral is also on the city sightseeing bus route. Cork Airport is a 15-minute drive south.

  • What are the best hotels near Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral?

    3,715 reviews rated Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City with an average score of 8.7/10. It may also be worth looking into the Imperial Hotel, which received a rating of 8.7/10 from 2,353 reviews. Clayton Hotel Cork City could be another great option, with a score of 8.2/10 from 3,162 reviews.