“Familiarity breeds contempt” or so Chaucer believed.  Personally, I would argue that familiarity leads to a lack of appreciation.  As we bask in these long summer days (well, attempt to bask when the weather cooperates), it is so easy to forget and take for granted the wide variety of things that are simply begging to be explored on our doorstep here in our little boutique hotel in the heart of Cork City.    We have therefore put together a list of some of the top t...

Hotel Isaacs Cork Waterfall in the sun

“Spring is in the air- everywhere I look around! Spring is in the air- every sight and every sound”.

I love this time of year! The evenings are getting longer. Flowers are in bloom. One cannot help but feel in a better mood these days as the world comes alive again. Here at Hotel Isaacs, we are super excited about the arrival of spring and have put together a list of the top five things that will help put a spring in your step.

A trip out to Fota Wildlife Park ...

kinsale food tour seafood dish

Top 100 Restaurants

Food porn, foodie, culinary tourist...these are the latest buzz words on the street.
Every second person you meet these days is a self-confessed foodie in search of the latest great place to eat with not only delicious food but photograph worthy food being in hot demand. Following on from our recent success of Greenes Restaurant being listed in the McKenna’s top 100 Restaurants in Ireland and last week’s win of Best Restaurant at the Cork Business Awards, I dec...

Hotel isaacs Cark Cocktail Bar Barry's Tea Gin

Here's our round up of all the exciting things happening here at Hotel Isaacs.

Operation Overhaul Apartments

It’s happening! I repeat: it’s happening! The construction team have arrived and are in the process of refurbishing our eleven self-catering apartments. Located to the rear of the hotel, our self-catering apartments have proved immensely popular over the years with families, corporate long-stay guests and groups of friends in search of some fun...

Hotel Isaacs Romantic Room

Love it or hate it, it’s that time of year again! Slowly but surely (or too fast some may argue), the shops are stocking up with all things red and pink, hearts and flowers and everything sickly sweet for the delight (or nightmare) that is Valentine’s Day! Here, at Hotel Isaacs, we have put together a list of our top five romantic things to do in our favourite city of Cork. 
A romantic walk along the North channel of Cork’s lovely Lee and Fitzgerald’s Park
Don’t expect a...