Hotel Near Little Island

With history dating back to the seventh century, Little Island is a popular stopping point for guests travelling towards East Cork. Located just 9km or a 15-minute drive from Maldron Hotel South Mall on the N25 Cork – Rosslare road or can also be easily accessed by train from Kent Station in Cork city (approx 15 minutes by train).

Home to a number of Cork’s pharmaceutical companies and to many commercial business parks including East Gate Retail & Business Park, Harbour Point Business Park and Euro Business Park. It is also popular for shopping and has many larger retail options including The Range, Harvey Norman and EZ Living Interiors.

If visiting on leisure, Cork Golf Club is one of the oldest golf courses in Ireland, designed by Alister Mackenzie and offers stunning views of Cork harbour and a course that is a thrilling challenge for any golfer. Founded in 1897 it has hosted many Amateur and Professional Championships and is generally playable all year with sweeping greens.

For younger visitors, Airtastic play arena offers trampolining, inflatables, bowling, mini-golf and amusements.

Spacious Rooms

At Maldron Hotel South Mall, we offer comfortable and spacious rooms that are fully air-conditioned and equipped with Chromecast TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi.


Delicious Dining

After a fun day, relax and enjoy a meal in Grain & Grill Restaurant with fantastic choices on the menu, catering to all tastes including our renowned healthy options.


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Maldron Hotel South Mall

Maldron Hotel South Mall is the perfect base if visiting Little Island. The hotel is in the heart of Cork city and within walking distance of the city’s main shops, restaurants, outdoor dining streets and English Market. The modern style accommodation comes with free WiFi and access to the bar, outdoor courtyard and restaurant. The hotel’s stylish and spacious rooms assure you a good night’s sleep.

If travelling for business then Maldron Hotel South Mall also has state-of-the-art meeting rooms, making it the ideal place to do have meetings, all our bedrooms have USB charging sockets and plenty of workspace.

Within a 15 minute drive of Little Island is Cobh, also known locally as The Great Island (the last port of call for the Titanic) and Midleton Distillery which is the home of Jameson Whiskey. Garryvoe Beach is about 20 minutes from Little Island and is an ideal picnic spot if on a day trip in East Cork.

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