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Kinlay House Cork

Hostel | Bob and Joan's Walk (off Upper John Street), Cork, Ireland --

73.1% Overall Rating

421 out of 536 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/08/2014)

Allan Howes thinks…

"I was really pleased with my stay here, for the amazing price I paid my friend and I got a private room. Comfortable clean and nice. I will be staying here every time I come to cork from now on"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.13

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 10:30

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Cork?

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Situated in a charming old part of Cork City known for its warm and friendly atmosphere, ‘Kinlay House’ offers clean and comfortable accommodation at great prices!

Irish Tourist Board Approved
Member of the IHH (Independent Holiday Hostels of Ireland)
Cork : voted one of the top 10 cities in the World to visit by Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2010 Read more

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About Kinlay House Cork

There is no curfew. Open 24/7, 365 days a year - you are free to come and go as you wish.
For what's on in Cork check out

Paddywagon Tours run Day Tours to the Cliffs of Moher, Dingle, the Ring of Kerry and Blarney & Cobh from Cork! Book at Reception on arrival for a special rate for in-house guests or on-line at

Facilities include:
* Free light breakfast (tea/ coffee & toast)
* Free wi-fi
* Free luggage storage
* Secure bicycle and motorcycle lock-up
* Garden / BBQ
* Laundry service
* TV lounge
It is a popular place & has solid security as well as a good-time vibe thanks to its friendly staff and absence of lock-outs or curfews. Comfy common areas include a timber floored TV room with brocade lounges to sink into, a big L-shaped dining room and self-catering kitchen, a split-level courtyard, and an Internet room. For a small charge you'll have full use of facilities at the nearby leisure centre, including a gym and pool, where you'll also save 10% on massage and beauty treatments. Kinlay House is at the heart of the village-like Shandon quarter.

Special Offer - For only 5 Euros our guests have full use of the Pool and Gym in the Hotel next door. Facilities include a 20 metre pool, full gymnasium, and Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

Accommodation Information

All rooms are bunk bedded - except the doubles and family room - with wash hand basins; there are showers and toilets on every floor. Bed linen is provided on all beds.

We also have excellent weekly rates for those of you planning on moving to Cork - apply within only! Weekly Rates are not available on-line

Location Information

Within easy walking distance to city centre bars, cafés, restaurants, cinemas, galleries and the central bus and railway stations.

We are a gateway to popular locations such as Blarney, Crosshaven, Cobh, Midleton and Kinsale. Explore West Cork and Kerry - Killarney, Dingle etc from here!

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