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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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Sheilas Cork Hostel

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Located close to Cork City Centre, Sheilas Hostel is located within easy walking distance of everything Irelands Real Capital has to offer.

Sheilas Cork Hostel is close to Corks best bars, cafes and restaurants and you will be within walking distance of all the top attractions including The English Market, Cork City Gaol and Shandon Steeple.

Dorms and private rooms available (the rooms at the front have amazing views of the city!)

Reception is open 24hrs and our shop provides tea, coffee and snacks at all times.

Free WiFi and Cheap Internet!
Free Map of Cork City!
Cheap Beer in The Shelbourne Bar!
Discounted Pizzas in Four Star Pizza for all guests!
Lockers only 1 Euro per day
Free parking overnight from 6:30pm- 8:30am Monday to Saturday. Free all day Sunday and Public Holidays! View House Rules


Near the city centre and the banks of the River Lee, Sheilas Cork Hostel is a homely spot to set up camp in Cork. Make the most of sunny days with a laid-back barbecue on the terrace. Or bliss out with a lazy movie night curled up in a beanbag in our home cinema – just grab some friends and snacks and pick a film from our library. For some well-deserved R&R after a busy night out experiencing the Irish drinking scene, let the dry heat of our sauna relax you – it might even help if you had too much Guinness too!


We've got a brilliant location close to Cork's best bars, cafés and restaurants. Staying with us also puts you near top sights like the English Market and Shandon Steeple (both a 14-minute stroll away) and Cork City Gaol (a 33-minute walk from us). To get to us from Cork Airport, take a 15-minute taxi ride or catch the 226 bus to Cork bus station then walk for 8 minutes. Kent train station is also an 8-minute walk from our front door.

Rooms and Dorms

Looking for someone to share your experiences with? Meet new mates in a shared dorm room – you can choose between mixed, male or female-only. If you're travelling as a couple or family, you can book into one of our private rooms – choose wisely and you'll be rewarded with a city view. All beds include fresh sheets and hot showers are on demand. No towel? No problem – you can hire one from us. Storage lockers are available, too.

Extras and activities

When hunger strikes, pop by our 24-hour reception/shop/café to pick up snacks and drinks. For something more substantial, head to the kitchen or fill up at nearby Four Star Pizza where we'll get you a discount. Free Wi-Fi is on tap for research and planning, and free city maps will keep you on the right path when you're out and about. If you've checked out but still have things to see, we'll look after your bags in our luggage storage.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.7

  • Security 8.3

  • Location 8.4

  • Staff 8.5

  • Atmosphere 7.3

  • Cleanliness 7.2

  • Facilities 7.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    13 Mar 2020
    Small 6 bed room for 5 females. Restrooms are separate by very clean. Noise level was ok. Very warm since we came in the “spring” 3 euro breakfast - we didn’t have but noticed. Common area nice
    USA, All Female Group, 31-40
  • 9.4


    24 Jul 2020
    Really nice place - cool staff and a very short walk to city centre. Set up well for Covid 19, we had no worries.
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    18 Jul 2020
    Good location, clean, the staff is friendly and good price
    Chile, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    08 Jul 2020
    Pretty cool, staff, was really friend.
    Brazil, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    31 Jul 2020
    Good stuff all round, rooms a little small, staff very friendly
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6


    10 Jul 2020
    Typical hostel near city center. Clean and well organized.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 8.0


    05 Jul 2020
    I stayed here during social distancing times (COVID-19). The night before I stayed in a Galway hostel and by comparison, I did not feel Sheila's was particularly bothered about enforcing social distancing. However, it was very quiet so it did not matter much. Everything is a bit run down but was clean enough. The bit that bothered me most is that both the staff that checked me in and the one checking me out were very perfunctory. No warmth or welcome.
    Germany, Female, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    30 Jul 2020
    Roomy clean is now fixed.would b nice have baskets under each bed.great if water in washbasin hot for shaving.have 2 bring kettle.if there was computars there good as well
    Ireland, Male, 41+
  • 6.6


    13 Mar 2020
    Room wasn't very warm on the first night but didn't complain because it was fine on our second evening, kitchen facilities were moderate and could benefit from a nightly clean by staff, would be nice to have complimentary tea/coffee + milk for such available in the kitchen. One positive was that by calling ahead on the morning they were able to change our room when the number of people was going to be smaller.
    Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • 4.3


    07 Jul 2020
    Appalled. We lasted 10 minutes before having to move room for the first time. The excuse was given that because of COVID 19 the room probably wasn't used but my friends and I could only describe the stench of sweat and staleness overwhelming (no window to open to let the room air out) my five friends and I were given another room and there was hair in the shower and toilet and blood, hair and white stains on multiple beds. We had to pack up and move to our third room. We gave up and hardly slept
    Ireland, All Female Group, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Restaurant
  • Board Games
  • DVD's