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Hostel | 4 Belgrave Place, Wellington Road, Cork, Ireland --

85.1% Overall Rating

592 out of 694 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/07/2014)

frank greene thinks…

"I was going to the Marque so its an easy walk from here. Also close to the train station. Very friendly and helpful staff. Easy going atmosphere about the place."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 1.35
  • Breakfast USD 4.06
  • Towel USD 1.35

What's Included

  • Linen

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85.1%

Overall Rating

592 out of 694 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Sheila's of Cork'

Atmosphere
84.8%
Location
87.2%
Facilities
80.8%
Cleanliness
80.8%
Staff
92.8%
Value
84.0%
Safety
85.6%
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91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Dylan Gartland

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife

16 July 2014 Dylan would recommend this property

Liked: It was an absolute bargain for 16 euro per night, comfortable and clean beds.

Disliked: Unfortunately the sauna was not turned on and the cinema only had 4 beanbags :(

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

frank greene

Alone

Events / festivals

14 July 2014 frank would recommend this property

Liked: I was going to the Marque so its an easy walk from here. Also close to the train station. Very friendly and helpful staff. Easy going atmosphere about the place.

Disliked: Nothing.

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

Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

09 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great staff!! Good chat any time of the day and great knowledge of the area

Disliked: All good :)

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

23 June 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is close to the train station, the bus station and the center of town.

Disliked: Nothing

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

Julia Kole

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

08 June 2014 Julia would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were extremely helpful and very pleasant to talk to. The hostel itself was very easy to find and not far from city centre at all.

Disliked: They need to do a bit more deep cleaning to take care of mould and fix some loose fixtures such as faucets.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

07 June 2014

Liked: Not very far away from train station and city centre. peaceful area.

Disliked: The room was to small, we could hardly move two people at the same time between beds. There were no lockers in the bedroom

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

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

06 June 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great, friendly staff. good atmosphere

Disliked: N/A

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

City break

05 June 2014

Liked: A tomo with bathroom inside

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

28 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location. Friendly staff

Disliked: No free breakfast

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

25 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel was very centrally located and easy to find. The staff I spoke to were very friendly and helpful.

Disliked: There was a strange smell in the room and throughout the hostel that permeated everything. It wasn't unbearable but it was unpleasant.

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

06 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is a nice house with a large luggare locker room which is really great. It even has a Cinema and a sauna. The staff was really nice and helpfull for all kind of questions. My 6 bed dorm room had its own bath room which was very nice.

Disliked: The 6 bed dorm was very small and there were not enought storage places.

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

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals

02 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The location

Disliked: lack of parking also that if you dried your hair in the dorm you were disturbing other sleeping guests.

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

Sandra Monsonis Centelles

With friends / other travellers

Work / volunteering

07 April 2014 Sandra would recommend this property

Liked: very close to the centre and the bus station, staff are extremely friendly and the rooms are nice, big common areas

Disliked: Sandra left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

05 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice hostel rooms are a little crowded, but clean comfortable showers --> nice, "classic" backpacker hostel

Disliked: brekfast not included

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Asher Jones

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 March 2014 Asher would recommend this property

Liked: Big spacious kitchen, good location close to city (the walk up the hill is really not that bad!), friendly staff.

Disliked: Have to pay to use computers (but free WiFi), rooms are very small and cramped with no lockers (you can pay to use lockers though).

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

04 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was great. I needed assistance with a lost phone on the train and the two ladies there help me as I tried to locate it. Also enjoy the ability to have no laundry done onsite and be available the next morning for a reasonable price.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Victoria LoPresto

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

24 February 2014

Liked: I found the staff to be wonderful--friendly and helpful! There are great kitchen facilities and multiple communal areas. Also, it is a good location.

Disliked: The heating was minimum only kicking on during certain night hours with the rooms and common area going back to freezing by morning. Also, the hot water was inconsistent and both bathrooms and the bedrooms were not kept up well.

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

Sinead Naughton

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

17 February 2014 Sinead would recommend this property

Liked: Big enough for a lot of people to be able to just hang out.

Disliked: The hill that needs to be walked up to get to it

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 January 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, clean rooms, very helpful staff, lots of bathrooms

Disliked: Nothing

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Visiting friends or family

16 November 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: sauna, lockable cupboards for a charge and th staff

Disliked: no free tea and coffee

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 November 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything you need for a very comfortable & fun stay, staff were were incredibly obliging.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

13 November 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked its emplacement. It is true that it is on the top of a hill, but if you're young and have no health problems you shouldn't care about that. It's just 10-15 mins to city centre. I would recommend this place.

Disliked: Showers weren't as clean as possible -but they were ok- and you have to keep pushing a button in order to get water.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

john fuery

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Work / volunteering

23 October 2013 john would recommend this property

Liked: great value, staff very helpful

Disliked: up a very steep hill

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jennifer Wehrmeyer

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

22 October 2013 Jennifer would recommend this property

Liked: Convenient location and nice dorms. Breakfast not free but cheap and plentiful. Location great, just round the corner from bus station, friendly and helpful staff, halfprice at local pizzeria and discount off guineas at local pub,

Disliked: nothing about the property, only the hill is not for the faint-hearted - but most hostels are anyway up the hill...

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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

13 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was really easy to get to and the staff were very helpful! The kitchen was also huge and clean.

Disliked: The shower shared a wall with our room so that we could hear whenever someone was using the shower.


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