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Hotels and Guesthouses within walking distance of the CIT Cork School of Music, listed in order of proximity. We recommend you book early for better availability and prices. 

Hotel Name


Hotel Address



Clayton Hotel Cork City


Lapp’s Quay, Cork

021 422 4900

Jury’s Inn Cork


Anderson’s Quay, Cork

021 494 3000

The Imperial Hotel Cork


76 South Mall, Cork

021 427 4040

The Metropole Hotel


McCurtain Street, Cork

021 464 3700

Hotel Isaacs


48 McCurtain Street, Cork

021 450 0011

The River Lee Hotel


Western Road, Cork

021 425 2700

Maldron Hotel Shandon


John Redmond Street, Shandon, Cork

021 452 9200


There are many other accommodation options in Cork city including guesthouses, bed and breakfasts, AirBnBs and self-catering apartments. Here are some highly recommended options. For more see or


Guest House Name




Garnish House

Western Road, Cork

021 427 5111

Lancaster Lodge

Lancaster Quay, Western Road, Cork

021 425 1125

Killarney House

Western Road, Cork

021 427 0290

Audley House

Western Road, Cork

021 427 4292

Belvedere Lodge

Tivoli, Cork

021 450 1682

Gabriel House Guesthouse

Summerhill North, Monenotte, Cork

021 450 0333



There are also several self-catering accommodation options available in the city, especially via student accommodation services. For the widest choice of options see


Cork International Airport is connected to most major UK cities and several continental European cities. Cork Airport is about 8km from the CIT Cork School of Music. A taxi will cost approximately €20. The Bus Éireann 226 bus departs outside the terminal building and terminates at Parnell Place Bus Station, a 5-minute walk from the CIT Cork School of Music. The service operates from 7:30am to 7:30pm, departs hourly on the half hour and takes approximately 20 minutes. A single fare is approximately €2.70.

Dublin International Airport serves additional destinations and is approximately 270km from Cork City. For flights to Cork or Dublin see,, and


Kent Station Cork is served by an hourly train service from Dublin Heuston. There are also indirect services from Galway, Limerick and Tralee. For details, see The CIT Cork School of Music is a 15-20 minute walk from Kent Station. A taxi should cost under €10.


There are direct and regular bus services to Cork from Dublin, Limerick, Waterford, Galway, and Tralee/Killarney. Bus Éireann runs a service on each of these routes. Other companies include GoBé for Dublin-Cork, Aircoach for Dublin-Cork and City Link for Galway/Limerick-Cork. Bus Éireann and GoBé services arrive at Parnell Place Bus Station. City Link and Aircoach services arrive at St Patrick’s Quay just across the river from Parnell Place. For timetables and booking see,, and


The M7/M8 motorway connects Cork to Dublin, and there are national roads linking Cork to Waterford, Limerick, Galway and Tralee. The CIT Cork School of Music is most easily reached from the N25 South Ring Road. There is limited on-street parking near the CIT Cork School of Music and several multi-storey car parks, of which the nearest is City Hall car park.

CIT Cork School of Music is located in the City Centre

  • Union Quay, Cork.
  • Tel: 021 480 7310
  • CIT Cork School of Music Eircode: T12 E9HY
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