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The Maryborough Hotel & Spa is one of the most renowned 4 star hotels in Cork today. The Maryborough’s Georgian Manor House was built in 1710 by Mr Richard Newenham. Descendants of the Newenhams as well as other families lived there up until the 1990s when it was purchased by the O’Sullivan family. In 1997 the family opened what is now The Maryborough Hotel, a 4 star luxury hotel in Cork with 93 bedrooms.
Since becoming a hotel, the Mansion House has fortunately retained its striking original architectural features. Some of the rooms at The Maryborough still showcase Adam style decoration – notably the entrance hall and some mantelpieces. This adds to the historical relevance of the manor house and contributes to the decadence and luxury of this boutique hotel in Cork.
The former eighteenth-century stately home is set amid acres of woods and beautiful gardens, just south of Cork’s historical city centre in Douglas. John Newenham, a younger brother of the last Newenham owner of The Maryborough was a great gardener and collector of trees. Thanks to his inspired work the gardens at The Maryborough still host quite a collection, in particular of rhododendrons, making it one of the reasons for The Maryborough being one of the best hotels in Cork.
The Maryborough works to continually develop a deluxe guest experience merging the hotels history with beautifully appointed accommodations. In order to incorporate the elegant grandeur of the old house into the hotel, several splendid suites were built on the upper floors of the Mansion House. Read more about our luxury suites in Cork here.
To compliment the opulent charm of the old house, the hotel’s contemporary extension was built. It is here you will find our Deluxe, Executive and Family Rooms. Spectacular architecture blended with effortless service and genuine hospitality makes the Maryborough one of the top hotels in Cork.
For visitors to Cork, The Maryborough offers a truly unrivalled location. Be it for a social or leisure break exploring Cork, a luxury wedding or for a business conference, The Maryborough provides the finest service coupled with outstanding facilities. The guest facilities offered by The Maryborough contribute to making it one of the top luxury hotels in Cork City.
Our award-winning 2AA Rosette Bellini’s Restaurant is perfect for guests looking to experience fine dining in Cork. Bellini’s Bar is the ideal meeting point for hotel guests to enjoy a drink with family or friends. Our Garden Terrace is available during the good weather to enjoy an al fresco meal under the sun and our traditional Afternoon Tea service is served in either the Garden Rooms or the opulent Drawing Room.
The world-renowned ESPA solidifies The Maryborough’s place as one of the best spa hotels in Cork. ESPA offers unparalleled spa and wellness experiences for both hotel residents and outside guests. The qualified therapists at ESPA work to ensure all spa visitors have an exceptional treatment and relaxation experience in our Thermal Suites. Enhance your stay at this boutique hotel in Cork by booking a spa treatment or choosing one of our incredible Spa Packages.
The Maryborough Health Club is open to both hotel guests and outside club members, making the hotel the ideal place to stay for those who wish to keep up with their workouts during their break away. Our leisure club also boasts a Swimming Pool which is open year-round – the perfect activity for all during Ireland’s colder months.
With the combination of the idyllic Orangery and the decadent Sherrard Ballroom at The Maryborough, brides and grooms are spoiled for choice. Couples often opt for an intimate ceremony in the Orangery, followed by an open-air drinks reception in our300-year-old listed gardens (weather dependent) and then a sit-down meal in the Ballroom. Our expert wedding coordinator is there to assist couples with planning every detail for their perfect day, making The Maryborough Hotel one of the best wedding venues in Cork.
As well as being surrounded by our own beautiful gardens, The Maryborough is within a walking distance of Ballybrack Woods, not far from the centre of bustling Douglas Village. Take a walk down Maryborough Hill to explore the local village, visit both shopping centres or enjoy lunch in one of the bars or restaurants in Douglas. Follow up with a walkthrough Ballybrack Woods. Or visit some of the other nearby woodlands such as Currabinny Woods and Garryduff Coillte. For those who prefer paved walkways, you will find the recently constructed Tramore Valley Park nearby.
From our base on Maryborough Hill in the heart of Douglas, you are in the perfect location to set off on a destination adventure. Opt to enjoy a day in nearby historical seaside village of Kinsale, exploring local attractions such as Charles Fort, James Fort and Desmond Castle. Or choose to simply ramble to your heart’s content around Kinsale’s quaint town centre full of boutiques shops, gourmet restaurants and art galleries, soaking up the colourful buildings and cobbled streets. Discover more things to do in Cork by visiting our Concierge page.
Residents of The Maryborough can avail of Onsite Car Parking on a complimentary basis & free WIFI is offered throughout the hotel. For the very best value, book direct with The Maryborough. Begin by perusing our exclusive luxury hotel offers in Cork!