Shopping in Cork

Cork City is known for its shopping – it has so much to offer from all the top high street shops on Opera Lane, boutiques stores on Oliver Plunkett Street, all the best sports department stores and luxury stores such as Brown Thomas. What makes Cork the perfect place to shop is just how compact and easy to navigate the city centre is – and the hotel is based in the ideal location so you can shop till you drop!

Merchants Quay

Merchants Quay, located just 500m away from us on Patrick’s Street, is only a 6-minute walk away and boasts a wide range of the biggest department stores. From Born to Marks & Spencer, so many hours can be spent here browsing through the rails.

Opera Lane

Cork’s newest street Opera Lane is just a short 5-minute walk away from Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City, offering many familiar UK and European brands including the best fashion mix in the city. With stores like River Island, Next and Zara offering the latest styles, you’re sure to be laden with new threads.

The Cornmarket Centre

Situated just 6-minutes and 400m across the River Lee from the hotel is The Cornmarket Centre. The Cornmarket Centre with its main tenant TK Max, has a number of shops that may tickle your fancy once you have exhausted the bargain rails. With outdoor adventure shops and clothing shops on its ground floor.

The English Market

For those looking for an authentic Cork experience, The English Market, which has many local food stalls selling wines, meats and cheeses, is worth a visit if only to enjoy the unique feel of the lovingly restored market that has been trading since 1788. The English Market is only 700m away from the hotel and can be reached in under 10-minutes by walking.

Mahon Point Shopping Centre

Looking for a hotel near Mahon Point Shopping Centre? Mahon Point Shopping Centre is located on the outskirts of Cork city, just a 15 minute drive from the Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork, and is Cork’s newest shopping centre with cinemas, shops and restaurants to meet all tastes. You can (and should) spend a whole day here browsing the newest fashions, dining or even catching the latest blockbuster in the modern Omniplex Cinema located at the Sport Direct end of the complex.

The suburbs

Cork’s suburbs all boast shopping locations, with Wilton and Douglas having excellent shopping centres offering opportunities for shopping and dining alike.

Great Hotel Facilities

Our large, modern bedrooms offer the perfect retreat after a long day of shopping and plenty of space for all those bags! Relax in our Club Vitae Leisure Centre with jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and pool access all complimentary during your stay. Our Grain & Grill Restaurant offers the perfect space to unwind with a delicious meal and glass of wine to finish off your shopping trip.

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Get in touch with our team today via phone +353 (0)21 452 9200 or email to get more information or to book your shopping break in Cork.

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