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Sheilas Cork Hostel Reviews

4 Belgrave Place, Wellington Road, Cork, Ireland

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78%

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3107 Total Reviews
  • 78%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 72%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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80%

Good crowd. alot of students if you dont mind cooking! Very central, mccurtain street is very popular with the younger crowd, and there are lots of cheap good places to eat. Highly recommended!

  • 24th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


80%

The hostel was very close to the centre of Cork and very easy to find from the Parnell Place Bus station. The rooms were clean and the bathrooms were of average cleanliness. The staff were knowledgeable and available 24/7.

  • 20th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


69%

Way too big of a place- but warm not hot water, nice big kitchen for meeting people, a hidden terrace but just too large with too many people in a maze of a hostel that shuts down quite early


69%

No one bothered to stop the drunken crowd from shouting for hours in the lobby - it is public are an some consideration for others should be forced onto them... But no, it didnt happen. Apart from that not a bad place, just bit too far from the city center.


60%

Adequate facilities - needs a good cleaning. My green Celtic print scarf was stolen. The staff seemed bothered by my questions. Enjoyed their laundry service . The facility was difficult for me to locate and there is a steep hill just after a sharp turn and in a standard shift car was on the hard side to maneuver. I did get to park in the lot at the hostel so I felt good about leaving my car to take a walk across the river and into town center. It was a busy couple of days at the hostel.


60%

The rooms are like any other hostel in Ireland. Location of the Hostel is close by to the city and has good parking space as well. However, the bathrooms and toilets are not good.There were only 2 rest rooms in total located at the basement and 2nd floor respectively.2 for entire hostel is the worst thing i have ever seen anywhere in Ireland. The showers are are not that good enough. You feel that you are taking shower in a shopping mall changing room. Except these all other facilities are good.

  • 13th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

I have been here last weekend for one night with a friend. I liked the atmosphere, the personal and the position of the hostel! I would recommend Sheilas Cork Hostel to all my friends!!


80%

Very good atmosphere! A lot of young people from differents countries!

  • 25th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Good location, comfortable beds, great kitchen facilities, friendly staff, good lockers. We had a great time here!


91%

Awesome place besides the hike up the hill to get there, great view though and big old kitchen which was great!

  • 13th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


40%

Don't do it. Freezing cold bedrooms, breakfast not included, weird atmosphere.bdefinitely not worth the price


91%

The atmosphere was great and everyone was friendly and helpful. The rooms were a bit of a tight squeeze, with not a lot of space for people and their luggage, but it was clean. LOVED the sauna! What a brilliant idea. Breakfast could've been improved and the coffee was dreadful, but I'd stay again!


97%

So impressed with the friendly staff, the discounts at so many restaurants and pubs with our key cards, and the overall value for money. I will say the heating was broken in our room - but the covers are so thick and warm it wasn't even a problem. I would certainly recommend to friends!


60%

It's fine, but not in a great area. Quite the hike to get to the hostel from the main center, all up a steep hill. Area isn't great, but hostel is very secure


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