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Perks of Booking Direct

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 care. Let’s be real: Christmas can be exhausting. There’s the stress of finding the perfect gift for people we only see once a year, not …

Hotel Isaacs Cork outdoor eating with view oof waterfall
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Cork City

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 next year). Tis’ the season to be jolly here at Hotel Isaacs as we busily put the finishing touches to our festive decorations. Definitely come and check …

Large Cask Bar in the heart of Cork City
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Christmas Gifts Guide In Cork City

Christmas Gifts November is here… is it safe to say Christmas yet? We think so anyway! And after the year we’ve had, all we can say is BRING IT ON! We can’t wait to get our tinsel on and some cringe-worthy Christmas jingles a-playing as we rock and bop ourselves around our attention-grabbing Christmas tree as we eagerly await the madness to begin. Of course, let’s be honest… Christmas can be stressful. Whether that’s the hunt for the perfect mince …

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Cork City – A Shoppers Paradise

Alas, autumn is in the air. The world is turning golden, the nights are closing in, and there’s a freshness blowing as the world increasingly returns to normal. These seasonal changes can only mean one thing here at Hotel Isaacs-the launch of Cask Bar’s eagerly anticipated autumn menu. Cocktails….cocktails and more cocktails combined with some warming eclectic dishes from the team behind Ireland’s number one cocktail bar? Could we ask for anything more as we bid adieu to those long summer days? …

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On Your Bike In Cork City

Pedalling hard, I ride…through the town and the countryside Tis’ the season to be biking! If there’s one thing this past year of lockdowns has taught us (or at least reminded us) is how great it is to be outside in the fresh air.  Whether that’s enjoying a relaxing coffee at our waterfall, savouring a cocktail from Cask in our courtyard, or exploring one of the city’s many wonderful walks- there is no doubt that Cork City has you well-covered for all of …

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Cork Picnic Adventures

June is here and could there really be a better time for us to be back open and for life to be slowly but surely returning to some degree of normality? It’s hard not to feel optimistic and upbeat these days.  Our residents are back.  Our beautiful building has life and soul again. Ireland’s number one cocktail bar, Cask has a sparkling new menu, and Greenes Restaurant has launched their outdoor dining.  Life is good at Hotel Isaacs. We are even feeling hopeful for …