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Reviews of Cork International Hostel

Hostel | 1/2 Redclyffe, Western Road, Cork, Ireland .

77.4% Overall Rating

170 out of 211 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/06/2015)

"Clean, well kept hostel. Separate dining and lounge area with a good amount seating."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.69

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

Please note: We do not accept bookings for more than 10 people. Any such booking will be cancelled and the deposit will not be refunded. For all group bookings please email the agency group department. The hostel does not take long term stays-maximum stay is for 7 nights. Please note that if you are going to arrive to the hostel after 17:00 p.m. you must call the hostel directly to let them know! Please note you need to ring the hostel directly for cancellations less than 5 days before arrival.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Cork?

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77.4%

Overall Rating

170 out of 211 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Cork International Hostel'

Atmosphere
73.6%
Location
72.8%
Facilities
72.8%
Cleanliness
80.0%
Staff
73.6%
Value
85.6%
Safety
83.2%
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82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

23 June 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: near UCC

Disliked: loud

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

22 June 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, well kept hostel. Separate dining and lounge area with a good amount seating.

Disliked: The wifi is poor in the rooms and there is no laundry facilities. The closest laundry is a 15 min walk and 11 euro per load. Also, breakfast is over priced.

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

Sandy Andersen

Alone

Work / volunteering

21 June 2015 Sandy would recommend this property

Liked: Quiet place, very clean (they even steam-cleaned the bathroom!), pleasant grounds, good common areas

Disliked: The kitchen was small and very primitive - not even a potatoe peeler, only one small sharp knife, two old plastic cutting boards, and a couple of pots and pans

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

26 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Near a park

Disliked: Would prefer smaller dorms

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

14 May 2015

Liked: I liked the beds and the fact that the bathroom was in the room.

Disliked: It was very far from city center, and the stairs in hostel are very narrow. No 24 hour receptio. Wifi conection was very bad.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

23 April 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The dimension of room

Disliked: The location is quite far from the center, but it was specified

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

ILLA KREBIT

Alone

Work / volunteering

06 February 2015 ILLA would recommend this property

Liked: Location is very important and closer to the town, value of Money, very clean, and staff friendly.

Disliked: I don't like the darkness, in the bed Rome need individually lighting for each one, and also block switch for each one

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Family Holiday
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

09 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's across the road from Cork University.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

31.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Kelly McLeod

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

09 September 2014

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: He rooms were over crowded, the place was filthy and disgusting. The bathrooms were not cleaned regularly. The staff was not helpful. The location was terrible if you're trying to go out in the city. We cabbed everywhere. It was horrible, probably one of the worst experiences I've had in a hostel

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

Dee Murnane

With friends / other travellers

City break
Shopping
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

17 July 2014 Dee would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, no need for car or bus, short walk (15 minutes) to the centre. We had lovely room mates so we were lucky :) we loved our stay here and would definitely recommend this hostel. There was no issue with noise. Lovely clean crisp white sheets too!

Disliked: Dee left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

16 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was in a good location and some of the staff were really lovely.

Disliked: The shower facilities were not great and the equipment in the kitchen was not consistent.

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

02 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice old building, sink outside the ensuite, pleasant big dining area to use computers.

Disliked: Staff were efficient but it would cost them little to be friendlier and more welcoming. This is a factor that puts some other hostels on my favorites list.

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

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

06 June 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and quiet

Disliked: Nothing in particular

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

Heather Canipe

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

22 May 2014 Heather would recommend this property

Liked: Close to the university

Disliked: We had a herd time finding the hostel and drove around for an hour.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

11 May 2014

Liked: Clean and secure

Disliked: The manager was on facebook instead of helping me out with a request. I've never seen that before! Very rude also! The rest of the employee were more helpful but always on their phone.

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

Manuel Martinez

Alone

Partying / nightlife

29 April 2014 Manuel would recommend this property

Liked: Late check/in, car park, kitchen, price

Disliked: Some slamming doors, lack of space in rooms for chairs, personal belongings, location: far from the center

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

Jessica Casey

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

22 April 2014 Jessica would recommend this property

Liked: Car parking was great, and was an easy walk into town.

Disliked: Jessica left no negative feedback.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

25 February 2014

Liked: Warm.

Disliked: This hostel doesn't offer even tea. And kitchen very small and deteriorated. Also room is not clean and bad air. Location is very far from city centre.

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

Rachael Goulding

Alone

Visiting friends or family
Work / volunteering

21 February 2014 Rachael would recommend this property

Liked: i liked it was spacious rooms. clean bedding and close to city center and also the free parking

Disliked: not the same name as what you book to and what it says outside the property, does not stand out, hard to find and also the car park. On the website it states from N22 turn left onto St Patricks Street. This was not helpful as the N22 is like a motorway. Also more information about Cork would have been nice. Very few leaflets

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

Ruth Redmond

With my spouse / partner

Business / conference

03 February 2014 Ruth would recommend this property

Liked: The bathroom was attached to the bedroom so no having to walk all over the hostel to get a shower. The lounge, dining area and all were really nice and bright and clean.

Disliked: Sign on the street could be a little bigger!

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

16 January 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is very comfortable and value for money. The cleanest hostel I've ever stayed. Spacious dining room and leisure room, clean room. And each room has it's own private bathroom. It's fantastic!

Disliked: Nothing in particular. But there's no clear signboard. So, it's bit hard to find it.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

15 December 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was nice & clean and the staff was very friendly and helpful,

Disliked: Location is not really good, 25 minutes walk from centre and nothing nearby. No breakfast included. You easily pay 6euro extra for that.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

21 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Beautiful building. Spacious rooms, even the quads.

Disliked: No free breakfast, although lots of paid options.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Marta Salvat Nogues

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

11 July 2013 Marta would recommend this property

Liked: The room was spacious and clean

Disliked: we sleep in bunk beds. the room was very basic and old

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

03 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel was very attractive, very clean, and the room was spacious. The lounge and dining area were also very nice.

Disliked: It wasn't right in the center of town, but it was only a 10 minute walk.


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