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Reviews of Kinlay House Cork

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

79.1% Overall Rating

389 out of 492 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (20/03/2014)

"Got free upgrade to single room. Very helpful staff. The place is good qith TV lounge free qifi etc. Very clean which makes a change."

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Facilities

  • 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 1.38

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

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79.1%

Overall Rating

389 out of 492 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Kinlay House Cork'

Atmosphere
80.8%
Location
87.2%
Facilities
72.8%
Cleanliness
70.4%
Staff
88.0%
Value
78.4%
Safety
76.0%
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77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Family Holiday

16 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: little dust in the rooms

Disliked: doorlock was loud, door was difficult to lock

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

GINA PARTRIDGE

With my spouse / partner

City break

08 April 2014

Liked: The location was good

Disliked: Very dirty building, rooms unclean

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

25 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: people

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

20 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Got free upgrade to single room. Very helpful staff. The place is good qith TV lounge free qifi etc. Very clean which makes a change.

Disliked: Lack of parking.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sello Moeketsi

Alone

Events / festivals

20 March 2014 Sello would recommend this property

Liked: Its good enough

Disliked: Nothing

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

13 March 2014

Liked: Kinlay is located very close to the city center which makes exploring the city very easy. It is a bit tricky to find as it is nestled behind main streets, but it is easily accessible once found.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

HSIN HUA WU

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

22 February 2014 HSIN HUA would recommend this property

Liked: Good enough for backpackers.

Disliked: Noisy when I stayed on Friday night.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Jamie Cronin

Alone

City break

11 February 2014 Jamie would recommend this property

Liked: I thought the staff were fantastic and there's a great atmosphere in the hostel in general.

Disliked: Jamie left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Romantic getaway

28 December 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: really friendly staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Katherine Wright

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 December 2013 Katherine would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the cozy common area, desktop computer, Christmas decorations, and ease of finding the hostel.

Disliked: No lockers in room. One of the desk persons was super grumpy, all others were great.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

YUHSHANN HUANG

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

14 November 2013 YUHSHANN would recommend this property

Liked: Location is good. We stayed in the dorm room with shower room inside, can't find public one so if the dorm is full need to wait a bit for using it. All in all it's nice and clean with good location.

Disliked: YUHSHANN left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

28 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Helpful staff.

Disliked: Building and rooms are quite old. No lockers

42.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break

27 October 2013

Liked: Location was central

Disliked: The room was damp, dingy and musty. The blinds were mouldy. The top bunk was broken and we had to put the mattress on the ground in order to sleep. The bedding did not feel clean. The mattresses were uncomfortable. There was no hot water for showers. Brown water from the tap. The toilets were flooded.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

26 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The common / tv room was great, the kitchen was large enough to cater for all persons staying there and the staff were really helpful and friendly

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

21 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location

Disliked: I would like to recommend to the Night Porter be more friendly and helpfull you are working in a hostel be more laid back.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

As a family with children

Business / conference
Sightseeing & culture

14 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Freindly & helpful staff. Nice communal area. Comfy beds. Good atmosphere. Well organised breakfast.

Disliked: One blind missing in our room. They seemed to be having trouble with the water.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Zak Erving

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

07 October 2013 Zak would recommend this property

Liked: Off on a quiet street a short walk from the city center. Great staff, nice rooms…ideal stay. I'd recommend staying here!

Disliked: Wifi is a bit wonky in the rooms, but otherwise good in the common areas.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

14 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: -

Disliked: -

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

10 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Price was good for what we got.

Disliked: Bathroom on our floor was being cleaned for two days..no hand soap in dispenser in bathroom. Senior lady at reception was unfriendly and bordered on rude.. other young girl was very helpful though.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

03 August 2013

Liked: Location

Disliked: The room it self was clean very basic, awful smell of smoke in it, the garden was like a dump, the computer room if you sat in it and looked out the side window it was awful dirty. It cost 35 euro I stayed in lovely B n Bs for that with a full breakfast.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Hilmar Orn Thorsteinsson

Alone

Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

30 July 2013 Hilmar Orn would recommend this property

Liked: Stuff , good staff, good location shame it was raining so much

Disliked: The rain and door key problems

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Daun Jeong

With friends / other travellers

City break

17 July 2013 Daun would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean. Good location.

Disliked: Someone hided and used the toliet paper as privatly. So many people felt uncomfortable.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

11 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location was excellent.

Disliked: The beds were comfortable, but the room was quite cramped.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jessica Poulin

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

09 July 2013 Jessica would recommend this property

Liked: Nicely situated on the north side of city center.

Disliked: The directions are confusing for people who don't know Cork. We got off at the stop by the river not realizing we were south and needed to be by the north river. Once we found our way the city was easily navigated.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Events / festivals

02 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the location

Disliked: limited parking facilities


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