Accommodation 2019

Important accommodation notice for travelling participants: In 2019 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. 

More special offers to come…


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.

– € 190.00 Superior Room (Single occupancy)
-€ 205.00 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 ID730933.

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

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: €170.00 per room per night with complimentary breakfast included
-Special Rate Double/Twin Room: €170.00 per room per night; Room Only
-Special Rate Double/Twin Room incl Breakfast: €190.00 per room per night B&B
-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
Website: Imperial Hotel Cork
*Best available rates on our website. If rates are higher on the website please quote “Ocean to City” to receive above rates.

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: €159 B&B
-Special Rate Double/Twin Room: €159 B&B
Rates include Breakfast, free car parking (incl trailer parking), WiFi, ESPA spa, leisure club and residents lounge.

*Rates are subject to availability, terms and conditions apply

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


University College Cork Campus Accommodation

Campus Accommodation UCC offers great value accommodation in Cork City during the Summer Months (Mid-May to August).  The company has 4 separate apartment complexes – University Hall, Victoria Lodge, Victoria Mills and Castlewhite.  All four complexes are located close to the River Lee and within walking distance of University College Cork and Cork City Centre.  It is an ideal base to explore everything that Cork has to offer.


Special Rate Single Room:  Nightly €50 Sharing an apartment Weekly €350

3 BED APARTMENT         Nightly €156       Weekly €756
4 BED APARTMENT         Nightly €209       Weekly €896
5 BED APARTMENT         Nightly €261       Weekly €959

Rates include: Bed linen and towels, parking (Boat Trailers must reserve space when making booking), Wifi, tea/coffee pack on arrival and 24hr security.

Contact Details:
Telephone: +353 86 022 0280
Website: UCC Campus Accommodation



Shandon Bells B&B, Cork City

On the banks of the River Lee, Shandon Bells offers bright, classically furnished rooms with LCD TVs, and full Irish breakfasts. Guests can enjoy on-site private fishing on the river.

Each room includes satellite channels on its wall-mounted LCD TV, as well as free WiFi access. There is a private bathroom and hairdryer, along with tea/coffee facilities and welcome sweets.

Parking is free at the guesthouse, and the famous English Market in Cork is just a 10-minute walk away. University College Cork is less than a minute\’s walk away, and the bustling shops and restaurants of St Patrick’s Street are only 15 minutes’ walk away.


-Single room – €60 per night
-Double/twin room €100 per night
– Triple room €115

All the room rates include breakfast.

Contact Details:
Telephone: +353 86 022 0280
Website: Shandon Bells


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!


Rooms Rates
Dorms €19 pps, pn
Dorms en Suite €20 pps, pn
Singles Std./ en Suite €48 pn / €54
Twin / Doubles €28 pps, pn
Twin / Double en Suite €32 pps, pn
4-Bedded €22 pps, pn
6-Bedded en Suite €20 pps, pn

*We will offer 10% off our normal rates to all attending Ocean to City and Cork Harbour Festival 2019 (offer applies to bookings made directly with us only)

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

Inch Hideaway – Eco Sustainable Campsite

Inch Hideaway is an Eco Sustainable camping situated walking distance from Inch Beach, Whitegate, Co. Cork, Ireland. We have 4 gorgeous yurts and the Wanderly Wagon that sleeps up to 27 people. Each yurt sits on a raised platform and is heated with a wood fired stove and furnished with beds and all extra comfort. There is an all geared up communal kitchen, banquet dining area, BBQs, wood fired pizza oven and camp fire pit.

Please visit our website or email us as fees depend on number of people and length of stay.

10% discount applies for Ocean to City Participants

Rates include: All linen, bedding, towels and wood for stoves and campfire.
Free parking, free boat trailer parking

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

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