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Kinlay House Cork

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

75.1% Overall Rating

423 out of 538 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/10/2015)

"I liked the variety of common spaces to hang out in, such as communal kitchen and tv room."

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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 1.06

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

Group booking?

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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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

16 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

2 person (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

Single (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

4 person (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

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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