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Sheilas Cork Hostel Reviews

4 Belgrave Place, Wellington Road, Cork, Ireland

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78%

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2899 Total Reviews
  • 78%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 74%Facilities

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80%

Good facilities and you have lockers where you can keep your bags during the day, which is great. Location is great as well. 6 bed dorms are awkward as there isn't a lot of space to move around or even to put your bags. It's definitely a big hostel, so if you're looking for a smaller, cosier kind of hostel, this is not the one.

  • 24th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Portugal
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


74%

The room was really claustrophobic with very little floor space between the 3 beds. The bathroom/shower rooms were all very tiny and cramped, and also slightly dirty. We also thought it was kinda stupid that breakfast was 3€ when every other hostel we've been too (10 ) have had free breakfast.


46%

Had to pay for parking which is €1 per hour and they don't even sell the parking permits at the hostel, and the shop they sent me to didn't even have any in stock. Very stressful and expensive. Breakfast was an extra €3 ontop of a rather expensive room. ALL of the doors creaked and slammed so had a very noisy night and the bathrooms were really gross...also our bunk bed creaked so loudly at just the slightest movement. Definitely not worth the money, will not be staying again


100%

Very friendly staff, good facilities, good opportunities to meet other travellers.


57%

The staff was friendly, hostel was central but in the dorms it felt like we're in prison - only one source of light, dark rooms - basically it just wasn't a cosy and nice place to stay. You wouldn't want to mention the bathrooms ... (Dirty!).


86%

The hostel was great. The staff were fantastic and they made great recommendations about what to do, making our trip very memorable! My only complaint was that the bathrooms weren't the cleanest, which could be improved.


77%

More place to put Stuff in the batroom and more plug in the room and a inclued breakfast


83%

Very friendly staff. Nice and clean hostel.

  • 18th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

The staff were very nice and had no real problems. Good times in cork.


49%

Stayed two nights at Sheila's hostel. Our family did not get any sleep because partygoers are very loud after midnight with no concern for others. Reported this problem to staff and had to report it a second time 20 min later since staff did not do anything to resolve the problem. Was not very happy getting out of bed twice after midnight. It quieted down finally until 3:00 a.m. when partygoers came in singing, talking, and banging on doors. Wore ear plugs on the second night!

  • 17th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


83%

We really liked the location of the hostel (up on a hill, overlooking the city), the cleanlliness and cosiness of the rooms and the large terrace. The atmosphere was very relaxed, and the staff helpful. However, we got the feeling that everything had a price tag on it (even coffee + tee), which looked a bit stingy compared to other hostels in the region..


80%

Hostel is ok, very good kitchen facilities but no free parking (free on Sunday but must pay from 8.30 am on Monday)


97%

Greatly located and amazing staff!! The rooms are also very nice and clean. We stayed 3 nights and loved every minute of it. I would definetely recommend this hostel!


97%

Great place with great people. Would definitely recommend to anybody visiting Cork.

  • 13th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Nice place to stay in Cork, near the city center. The staff is nice and the hostel as well. I was staying in a 6 persons dorm and it was a little small other than that I've enjoyed my stay there.


63%

Fixing the showers, putting soap, cleaning the toilets more often, get rid of old crappy furniture would be a good idea. Now it feels that there will come people anyway instead of offering good things. That's a pity! Some things like paying for a locker and internet; its 2014, so should be included.


80%

Had a blast in cork and was greeted by the sweetest man, Paddy. No lockers sucked, but nothing happened to our stuff. The kitchen isn't the best, and ridiculous you pay for 2 pieces of toast and cereal for breakfast but overall not bad.


97%

We only stayed here for one night but we enjoyed it. Patrick was absolutely wonderful with his information and tips of what to see and do.


94%

Great two nights there, thanks to the great staff at Sheila's!

  • 8th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

It`s the second time that we`re in Ireland and also the second time in Sheila`s hostel. The people at Sheila`s hostel are very kind and friendly. We were very welcome. They have much space were you can make your dinner, sit and relax. The wifi is working excellent. It`s near by the centre. And there are loads of things to do. We loved it.

  • 5th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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