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Event Administrator: Deirdre McCaffrey

Marketing & Communications Officer: Clare O’Sullivan


+353 (0) 21 484 7673

Ocean to City
c/o Meitheal Mara
Crosses Green House
Crosses Green
Cork City | T12 HF38

Accommodation 2018

Important accommodation notice for travelling participants: In 2018 the Cork City Marathon takes place on the day after Ocean to City, which will bring thousands of runners into the city. To avoid lodging difficulties we strongly advise travelling participants to reserve their accommodation as early as possible. 


Clayton Hotel, Cork City

Clayton Hotel Cork City is Cork’s premier 4 star city centre hotel and is superbly located overlooking Cork’s famous River Lee and facing the inspired architecture of City Hall. The hotel is just a 5 minute stroll from the city’s shopping and entertainment hot spots and the premier business district. Hotel Facilities include: 197 guest rooms and apartments, 1 exclusive rooftop Penthouse suite, Kudos Bar and Restaurant, Atrium Café, complimentary WiFi with 300 MB internet bandwidth, Health & Fitness Club, Essence Spa, underground public car parking available, 300 secure parking spaces.

– € 170.00 Superior Room (Single occupancy)
-€ 180.00 Superior Room (Twin / Double occupancy)
The above rates include breakfast, full access to our Club Vitae gym & pool. The rates are subject to availability and advance booking is required.
Ocean to City participants can call and ask for the Ocean to City Race Rate or quote group booking reference 11157320.

Contact Details:
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4224900
Website: Clayton Hotel Cork City 

Clayton Hotel Silver Springs, Cork

Clayton Hotel Silver Springs is set in sylvan terraced grounds just 3km from the city centre and 11km from Cork Airport. With over 100 guest rooms, superb cuisine, versatile conference facilities, fully equipped leisure facility & exceptional service the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs has everything you need to make your stay as comfortable & enjoyable as possible.

A 10% discount code can be applied at booking stage with the following code OCEAN

Contact Details:
Telephone: (021) 450 7533
Website: Clayton Hotel SilverSprings, Tivoli

Imperial Hotel with Escape Spa

The Imperial Hotel is the most central hotel in Cork City with the best shopping, restaurants, theatres and tourist attractions on the doorstep. As you enter the hotel you are immediately struck by the sense of history, you feel genuine warmth from the staff who will most certainly make you feel immediately at home in this opulent and graceful building.

-Special Rate Single Room: €160.00 per room per night with complimentary breakfast included
-Special Rate Double/Twin Room: €160.00 per room per night; Room Only
-Special Rate Double/Twin Room incl Breakfast: €180.00 per room per night
-Special Rate Triple Room: €40.00 per night supplement

Rates include; Free Wifi, Use of Escape Gym

Contact Details:
Contact Name: Reservations
Telephone: 021 -4274040
*Best available rates on our website. If rates are higher on the website please quote “Ocean to City” to receive above rates.

The Montenotte Hotel

Cork’s freshest 4* boutique hotel, The Montenotte, awarded Gold Medal Awards Ireland’s Best City Hotel 2017. Stay unique with exquisitely refurbished rooms, the stunning Panorama Bistro & Terrace, awarded Hotel Bar of the Year 2017, offering fresh, seasonal cuisine and fabulous cocktails boasting spectacular views of the cultured City of Cork or our in house ‘The Cameo’ cinema with a nightly movie showing. Set in the most picturesque location in Cork city you are just a stroll from many of Cork’s highlights, overlooking the beautiful city, and Ireland’s only Hotel Sunken Victorian Garden.

Special Rate Single Room:
2nd Saturday: Single BB – €219 per night
3rd – 7th: Single BB – €169 per night
8th & 9th: Single BB – €189 per night
Special Rate Double/Twin Room:
2nd Saturday: Double BB – €229 per night
3rd – 7th: Double BB – €179 per night
8th & 9th: Double BB – €199 per night
Special Rate Triple Room:
2nd Saturday: Double BB – €239 per night
3rd – 7th: Double BB – €189 per night
8th & 9th: Double BB – €209 per night
Rates include: Full buffet breakfast, WIFI, Car-parking, Motion Leisure Club, Nightly movie in the hotels in-house hotel cinema ‘The Cameo’

*Rates are subject to availability, terms and conditions apply

Contact Details:
Contact Name: Amanda Sheehan, Rooms Division Manager
Telephone: 021 453 0050

The Cork International Hotel

Located next to Cork Airport, just a 3 minute walk (or use our FREE Shuttle Bus if you like) to the hotel  and a short 15 minute drive to Cork City centre. If you are driving to Cork or availing of one of our Stay, Park & Fly Packages, we offer FREE Car Parking for all our guests. All guests can avail of free local, national and international newspaper and magazines when they stay with us by downloading the Press reader App on iOS or Android. We have superfast 100MB wifi perfect for having a video conference call or streaming a movie on Netflix. There are 145 Hotel Rooms in our Cork hotel, with large, comfortable beds. Choose from Signature, Deluxe, Executive & Cork Suites. Spacious hotel rooms designed for style and more importantly comfort. We even have black out blinds for weary travellers who need a daytime rest. The Atlantic at Cork International Hotel is an intimate yet unique restaurant, with a delicious menu of locally sourced fresh food, this really is a superb Cork restaurant.

-Special Rate Single Room: From €110 B&B
-Special Rate Double/Twin Room: From €120 B&B
-Special Rate Triple Room: From €130 B&B (double and single bed)
Rates include (i.e. breakfast, wifi, free parking, free boat trailer parking, spa, leisure centre, dinner deals, etc)
*Rates are offered subject to availability at the time of booking. In the event that the above rates are not available, alternative rates may be offered.

Contact Details:
Contact Name: Reservations
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4549800
Website: The Cork International Hotel

Maryborough House Hotel

Nestled within 14 acres of natural parkland, The Maryborough Hotel and Spa is an 18th Century house boasting four star amenities and luxury spa facilities. Modern rooms boasting elegant interiors and fitted with flat screen TVs, some offering scenic garden views AA Rosette-awarded restaurant, bar, spa and leisure facilities.
Impeccable Hospitality…elegant and individual…you will enjoy the service excellence that Maryborough Hotel & Spa offers.

-Special Rate Single Room: €145
-Special Rate Double/Twin Room: €160
-Special Rate Triple Room: N/A
Rates include Breakfast, Car Parking, WiFi, reduced spa treatments, access to L:eisure Club and Spa thermal suites

*Rates are subject to availability, terms and conditions apply

Contact Details:
Contact Name: Reservations
Telephone:021 4918331
Website: Maryborough House Hotel 

Rochestown Park Hotel

The Rochestown Park Hotel combines a wide range of luxury facilities for Corporate and Leisure Guests alike. With an award winning Leisure Centre, Thalasso Therapy & Beauty Centre, other hotel facilities include restaurant and bar, 8 Executive Townhouses and complimentary parking for all guests. We also have free WiFi

-Special Rate Single Room: – €135 per room, per night
-Special Rate Double/Twin Room: – €155 per room, per night
-Special Rate Triple Room: €175 per room, per night
Rates include (Bed & Breakfast with complimentary parking and use of the Leisure Centre)

*Rates are subject to availability, terms and conditions apply

Contact Details:
Contact Name: Reservations
Telephone: 021 4890800
Website: Rochestown Park Hotel

The Ashley Hotel

The Ashley Hotel is a fine hotel with a perfect
location for exploring the city – just one block up from St Patrick’s main shopping street with bus & train stations nearby.  A car is not necessary – it’s all within walking distance. We can however provide an excellent breakfast and dinner and we offer complimentary parking on site, free Wifi and a terrace.

-Special Rate Single Room: €90
-Special Rate Double/Twin Room: €110
-Special Rate Triple Room: €135
Rates include: complimentary breakfast when booked directly with the hotel, complimentary WiFi, free parking * *Rates are subject to availability

Contact Details:
Contact Name: Anita Coughlan
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4501518
Website: Ashley Hotel 


Garnish House

Garnish House is a RAC 4 & AA 4 Luxury Guesthouse, Bridgestone recommended, with 24 hour reception, complimentary wifi & ample free parking. On offer are a wide variety of individually styled rooms, from standard room options for 1 or 2 over family quarters to our superior pillow-top king-size-bed rooms & optional Jacuzzi bath. Our award winning breakfast is extensive with over 30 options and includes favourites like the traditional full Irish and a house speciality – freshly cooked porridge, smothering in cream and honey with a dash of either Irish whiskey or baileys to taste. As with everything in Garnish House, the emphasis is upon personal attention and as such all tastes are catered for.
-Special Rate Single Room: €105 bed and Breakfast
-Special Rate Double/Twin Room: €130 bed and breakfast
-Special Rate Triple Room: €150 bed and breakfast
Rates include; Our award winning full Irish Gourmet Breakfast and Welcome Tea on arrival

* Rates are subject to availability

Contact Details:
Contact Name: Johanna Lucey, Garnish House
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4275111
Website: Garnish House

Crosshaven House, Crosshaven, Cork

Crosshaven House is an elegant eighteenth century country house set in the picturesque village of Crosshaven, overlooking Currabinny Woods and Cork Harbour. It is where the spaciousness and elegance of the Georgian age is combined with the comforts of modern living. The house is a luxury guesthouse upstairs & a stylish self-contained poshtel downstairs.
The spacious and elegant reception rooms are complimented by the 5 separate suites on the upper floors, offering the height of luxury with a homely and comfortable feel. Catering equally well for wedding parties or families, you will be assured a stay to remember

-Double Rates: €200 – €250 per night
Rates Include: full Irish breakfast, private cinema, sauna

Contact Details:
Contact Name: Noel Corcoran
Telephone: +353-(0)21-483-2005 / +353-(0)86-321-2026
Website: Crosshaven House

The Bosun Guesthouse, Monkstown, Co Cork

We are situated in Monkstown at the mouth of the river Lee approximately 12 km from Cork City. We are adjacent to a public car park and have wifi in the bar, restaurant and guesthouse. We serve food from 12 noon till 9:30 pm daily (9:00 pm on Sundays) all menus can be check out on our website

-Single rate is €75 per night
-Double/twin is €110 per night
Both including full breakfast.

Contact Details:
Telephone: +353 (0)21 – 4842172
Website: The Bosun


Kinlay House Cork

Situated in the student-friendly, historical quarter of Cork City, Kinlay House is known for its warm and friendly atmosphere & offers clean and comfortable accommodation at great prices. We are 10 to 15 minutes from the bus and train stations, 5 minutes from the city centre. Our rooms range from those suitable for families or couples to those for larger groups. We have 24 hour reception, solid security & dedicated friendly staff!

– Special Rate Single Room: €36.00
– Special Rate Double/Twin Room: €52.20
– Special Rate Triple Room: €60

Rates include: Free Wifi, free light breakfast, free luggage storage, use of the leisure centre in the hotel next door for just €5, a discount for in-house guests on the Paddywagon Day Tours from Cork (only available at reception on booking)

Contact Details:
Contact Name: Eileen Keane
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4508966
Website: Kinlay House

*We will offer 10% off our normal rates to all attending the Cork Harbour Festival 2016 (offer applies to bookings made directly with us only and not to any made on-line!)

Inch Hideaway

Inch Hideaway is an Eco Sustainable camping situated walkingdistance from Inch Beach, Whitegate, Co. Cork, Ireland. We have 3 yurts that sleep aprox 5 pax in each yurt. Heated with a wood fired stoves and furnished with beds, futons and all linen included. Each yurt has a private garden space with picnic tables and space for an extra tent or BBQ. There is a full equiped communal kitchen, dining area, BBQs, wood fired pizza oven and camp fire pit. We have space for one campervan and ampel parking for cars vans and trailers.

10% discount applies on all accomodation:
– 4 Yurts that sleep respectively 4+6+6+7 pax
– 1 Double Decker bus that sleeps 4 pax (1 double+1 single)
– 1 Converted Van that sleeps 2 pax (1double)

Rates include free parking, free boat trailer parking, linen, bedding, towels and wood for the stoves

Contact Details:
Contact Name: Colleen Phillips
Telephone: +353 (0)86 6080766
Website: Inch Hideaway 

*This offer is available from the 1st until the 11th of June

Bru Bar & Hostel

At Bru Hostel Cork, we pride ourselves on ensuring that guests have a positive experience at an affordable price. Cleanliness and hygiene are of utmost importance at Bru Cork Hostel. All rooms have private bathroom and breakfast is free.


6 bedroom dorm per night                                 Midweek € 19 pp        Wkend      € 22pp        Bank Holiday    € 25pp

4 bedroom dorm per night                                 Midweek € 20pp         Wkend      € 25 pp       Bank Holiday    € 30pp

Private room                                                          Midweek € 60 room    Wkend    € 75 room   Bank Holiday      € 90 room

Prices include continental breakfast
Rates include: * Free high-speed Internet access/ WiFi * breakfast * bicycle storage * luggage storage
* Full access to the Clarion Hotels Gym Pool Sauna/Steam etc €10!
* TV with great DVD selection
* 10% discount on selected drinks in the bar Sunday – Thursday! (Specials excluded). Present room key for offer.
* 10%-50% discounts at various local restaurants
* Clothes washing for €10/5kg just down the Street!
* 10% discounts at the major tourist attractions with Bru room key
* Discounted entry into Corks Top Nightclubs

To make a booking we require credit card details and a 10% deposit to secure a booking. For group bookings we require the balance to be paid in full 2 weeks prior to arrival date.

Contact Details:
Contact Name: Aoife or Ash
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4559667
Website: Bru Bar Hostel