Introducing Clement Gleeson – Our New General Manager

Book on history of Cork at Hotel Isaacs Cork

New Year ~ New You! Out with the old and in with the new! Yes, January is typically a time of new beginnings, a time to strategise, to do better and be more. The same is true in our Cork city-centre hotel except we could say it’s very much a case of “New Year, New […]

Perks of Booking Direct

Hotel Isaacs Cork Deluxe double bedroom with window

Ah Christmas time- is it really all mistletoe and wine and chestnuts roasting on an open fire? We think not! In the midst of all this festive cheer (or madness), one would be forgiven for just wanting to throw the unwanted pair of Christmas socks at Auntie Jane and run off for some tender loving […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Cork City

Hotel Isaacs Cork outdoor eating with view oof waterfall

The Toy Show is over! The madness that is Black Friday has passed (phew). It’s finally December! We can don our Christmas jumpers, go carol-singing, attack the 12 Pubs and start stocking up on endless supplies of socks for Dad (yes, we know we said we’d be more creative with our gift ideas, but maybe […]

An Insider’s Guide To Cork Slang

couple paying a visit to the colourful shops of Kinsale Co Cork

“All slang is a metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry” or so G.K. Chesterton says. One of the many questions we get asked at Hotel Isaacs is if there are any colloquialisms that are typical of the Cork region that visitors should be aware of.  With this question in mind, we have put our creative […]

Gallivanting in the Glucksman

Room,In,Museum,With,Artworks,And,Visitor.

“Sad because people say they don’t understand – you don’t need to! Just enjoy!” I like art galleries. I find them peaceful places to while away a couple of hours especially given our recent bout of crazy weather. Yet, one of the things that always frustrate me about visiting exhibitions is the constant search for […]

A Cork Hotel To Add To Your Bucket List

Everyone has a bucket list. Some want to swim with dolphins or sharks, others want to learn to play an instrument, then we have the ones who want to travel the world! See the Taj Mahal, go on an African safari, or visit the Egyptian pyramids. However, there is a hidden gem in Cork, Ireland […]