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Conferences rates for Photonics Ireland 2018 have been agreed with the following hotels in Cork:

The River Lee Hotel

Western Road, Cork

  • €130/night Single
  • €140/night Superior Twin Room

To book using this conference rate, please fill out this form, and send it to the hotel.
Please ensure you use the reference Photonics Ireland 2018.

Imperial Hotel

76 South Mall, Cork

  • €130/night Single
  • €150/night Double

The cut-off date for the room block is 18th June 2018.
Contact the hotel to book – note that these rates are only valid for bookings directly with the hotel, they are not valid on any 3rd party sites. The rates are only applicable to new bookings and cannot be applied for existing bookings.
Please ensure you use the reference Photonics Ireland 2018.

Clayton Hotel

Lapps Quay, Cork

  • €154/night Single
  • €166/night Twin or Double

B&B basis. Rates are valid until 3rd August 2018.
To book, contact the hotel directly on +353 (0) 21 422 4900 or, and quote the Group Name Photonics Ireland 2018 and the Block ID 11208071.
Rates quoted include complimentary WiFi & use of the leisure club facilities in ClubVitae (18m pool, sauna, steam room, gym & jacuzzi). Parking is available at Lapps Quay Public Car Park at €12 per car per night until 12 noon day of departure.

Garnish House B&B

Western Road, Cork

  • €78/night Single
  • €99/night Double

Book directly with Garnish House, quoting the reference Photonics Ireland 2018.

Lancaster Lodge

Lancaster Quay, Western Road, Cork

  • €110/night Single
  • €130/night Double

This rate is only available when booking directly with Lancaster Lodge either by phone or via email. Use the reference Photonics Ireland 2018.

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