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Reviews of Sheila's of Cork

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

86.5% Overall Rating

615 out of 718 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (03/04/2015)

"friendly staff, cool people stay there, bed was alright, the location is close to the city centre and the station"

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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 1.11
  • Breakfast USD 3.34
  • Towel USD 1.11

What's Included

  • Linen

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86.5%

Overall Rating

615 out of 718 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Sheila's of Cork'

Atmosphere
82.4%
Location
84.8%
Facilities
85.6%
Cleanliness
84.0%
Staff
95.2%
Value
86.4%
Safety
87.2%
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82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

03 April 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: friendly staff, cool people stay there, bed was alright, the location is close to the city centre and the station

Disliked: everything seems to be quite old, bathrooms and/or showers are really hard to find at first they are weirdly situated, the hostel is on a steep hill, breakfast was 3€

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

Melanie Löwe

With a large group / tour

Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

09 February 2015 Melanie would recommend this property

Liked: It was really great. The people were frindly the breakfast was nice as well. Everything top.

Disliked: Melanie left no negative feedback.

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

David Vella

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

30 December 2014 David would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, great location.

Disliked: Nothing.

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Events / festivals

22 November 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were very helpful and there were plenty of shower facilities for everyone so you didn't have to wait.

Disliked: There was no free breakfast! As the kitchen was closed at night there was nowhere to full up bottles with tap water.

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

Jason Groom

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

19 October 2014 Jason would recommend this property

Liked: Not a bad location. Within a reasonable walk to the city center. Lots of common areas to chat and socialize.

Disliked: Everything here costs extra money. Towel? 5 euro. Sauna? 5 euro. Breakfast? Etc, etc, etc. Basically anything that this hostel offers, expect to pay for it every time you use it. Common areas closed early so you had to just sit outside to socialize after dark.

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

Sam Kember

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

06 September 2014 Sam would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, one of the girls on the front seat even arranged for us to go watch a local game of football and for her mum to give us a ride. Above and beyond

Disliked: Sam left no negative feedback.

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

Brendan Byrne

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

05 September 2014 Brendan would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly atmosphere and very nice staff.

Disliked: We are on the very top floor and didn't suit some of the older people in our company.

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

Laura Eaton

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

01 September 2014 Laura would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel! Staff was super friendly and helpful, lockers (additional charge) are huge, kitchen was large and well stocked, there are several comfortable common areas... really, the only "bad" thing about this hostel is that it IS a bitch of a walk up a huge hill from the bus station. But it's only like 7 blocks or so, and only the last 2 or 3 are up a steep hill. I would stay here again despite the hill because the hostel itself, and the staff, were so great. :o)

Disliked: Just the hill!

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

ILLA KREBIT

Alone

Work / volunteering

28 August 2014 ILLA would recommend this property

Liked: FRIENDLY STAFF,LOCATION IS GOOD,VALUE OF MONEY

Disliked: NO BREAKFAST SERVICE INCLUDING

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

24 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The beds were comfortable, and the bunks didn't squeak which is always important in dorm rooms! There were lots of power points to charge phones and things. The kitchen had enough equipment so that even during the busy peak periods I had what I needed to cook.

Disliked: Lockers in the rooms would be nice, also the roll-out baskets under the bed were useful for putting stuff in but there were only two in my 6-bed dorm.

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

benjamin algrain

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

14 August 2014 benjamin would recommend this property

Liked: A lot of choice of animations and the staff really friendly. And a really beautiful terrace.

Disliked: Internet and the lugage room are not free and the hostel is too big for me

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

Bailee Grob

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

06 August 2014 Bailee would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was very friendly and the place was pretty clean. Nice common/lounge area.

Disliked: It was very loud at times, bathrooms were far from the rooms, the location wasn't the best. The wifi didn't always work.

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

Jackie Manders

Alone

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

03 August 2014 Jackie would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were friendly and helpful,the bed was comfy

Disliked: Everything was on a self timer. Which would be fine, except the timings were random and not good. Like the shower would work for about 10 seconds each time the button was pressed, the light in the bathroom was on a motion sensor.. which didn't detect you in the shower, so it was a constant battle to keep both the light and the shower on at the same time. The taps in the kitchen made it really difficult to wash dishes, as they needed to be held on with one hand. My room was extremely cramped as well.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Susan harriman

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

03 August 2014 Susan would recommend this property

Liked: ffriendly staff

Disliked: not enought toilets and bathrooms for the number of guests.

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%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
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.


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