There is a wide variety of accommodation available throughout Cork City and around the UCC campus. However, Cork is an extremely popular tourist destination and so we encourage you to book accommodation as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Below are the available accommodation options - we have negotiated preferential rates for WAFL 2021 delegates, which are available through the registration form. All rates include breakfast at the hotels.

UCC Campus Accommodation - Victoria Mills

Victoria Mills is located just ten minutes’ walk from University College Cork main campus and provides great value accommodation option. We have reserved a number of rooms (single & double rooms ensuite including continental breakfast); these will be allocated on a first come first served basis.


All apartments have spacious living areas, kitchen and balconies. Each guest has their own secure bedroom ensuite with bed linen and towels provided. Guests will have to share the kitchen and living/dining room space. Free private underground parking available and Free WiFi throughout the complex.

Single Room at € 67.00 per night  // Double Room at € 94.00 per night

The Kingsley

On the South Bank of the River Lee in Cork, The Kingsley Hotel features a luxury, organic Spa, a modern health club and an indoor pool. The hotel also offers conference facilities with 8 business suites and one elegant function room. Free WiFi available throughout.

The Kingsley Hotel is just 280 m away from Cork University and 15 minutes’ walk from Cork’s city centre.

Single Room at € 140.00 per night  // Double Room at € 155.00 per night

Maldron Hotel South Mall

Maldron Hotel South Mall is Cork’s newest 4 star hotel located right in the heart of Cork city centre, making it the perfect place for a break in the rebel county. They are located in the midst of Cork city’s expanding business district, entertainment and bustling centre of shopping district. Visitors can enjoy easy access to the famous English Market, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork City Hall and Cork Opera House, University College Cork to name a few attractions. All rooms come with a seating area, desk and a flat-screen TV with Chromecast and air-conditioning featuring private en-suite bathrooms, with free toiletries. The daily breakfast offers continental and buffet options. The restaurant serves a wide range of cuisine. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide assistance with advice about the area.

Single Room at € 145.00 per night​

Clayton Hotel Cork City

The 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 award winning Clayton Hotel Cork City has 198 beautiful bedrooms and is just a 5 minute stroll from shopping, entertainment and the premier business district.

Single Room at € 168.00 per night  // Double Room at € 183.00 per night

The Metropole Hotel Cork

With its central location the Metropole Hotel Cork has become one of many people’s favourite whilst visiting Cork City and surrounding areas. Just a short walk from Patricks Street, an area renowned for it’s shopping and socialising with boutiques, theatres and galleries. It is also close to Cork’s business centre making it an ideal location for both the leisure and business guest.

Single Room at € 160.00 per night  // Double Room at € 170.00 per night

The River Lee

Set on a picturesque bend in the river, just a short walk from Cork city centre and the UCC Campus, The River Lee hotel occupies a unique position in this charming historic city.

​The River Lee hotel is one of Cork’s leading business and social destinations. All aspects of Cork local life are played out here, from business events and family celebrations, to glamorous get-togethers in the hotel’s highly popular The River Club Bar, Terrace & The Grill Room, the perfect place to eat, drink and be social. Resident guests also have complimentary access to the hotel’s in-house health and fitness club with a 20m swimming pool.

Single Room at € 200.00 per night  // Double Room at € 210.00 per night

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