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Top Rated Hostels in Cork, Ireland

13 reviews Book Now 

An Stor Townhouse

Drury Avenue, Middleton, Cork, Ireland Co cork

13 out of 13 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend An Stor Townhouse

Atmosphere - 93% Staff - 100% Facilities - 93% Safety - 98%
Location - 90% Cleanliness - 93% Value - 98%
Customer review
Work / volunteering
Customer would recommend this property 31 October 2014

An Stor has the atmosphere of a cosy B&B. The landlady was lovely and very welcoming and the breakfast was simply amazing! The hostel lies smack-bang in the middle of Midleton, just minutes away from the Jameson Experience. Will definitely return!

Jennifer Sorfleet
With friends / other travellers
Events / festivals, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture
Jennifer would recommend this property 04 October 2014

The owner was ever so helpful and friendly and the fact there were signs for where to find the accommodation in road signs was amazing!

15 reviews Book Now 

Garnish House

Western Road, Cork, Ireland 000

15 out of 15 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Garnish House

Atmosphere - 96% Staff - 97% Facilities - 96% Safety - 96%
Location - 89% Cleanliness - 98% Value - 92%
Vedrana sagodic
With friends / other travellers
City break
Vedrana would recommend this property 08 February 2015

Everything is so beautiful! Room is elegantly decorated and it's so clean and have everything that you need.Beds are like haven for sleeping...and bathroom...I never want to get out :) You have your privacy so nobody touch you. Whole house is beautiful and you feel so welcome.And live flowers everywhere! I'll be back that's for sure! :)

Customer review
As a family with children
Family Holiday, Sightseeing & culture
Customer would recommend this property 13 April 2013

Welcomed with fresh tea and scones. Staff were welcoming and helpful, gave excellent advice and information. Room was warm, clean and very comfortable. Best place we`ve stayed!

24 reviews Book Now 

Belvedere Lodge

Lower Glanmire Road, Cork, Ireland n/a

24 out of 24 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Belvedere Lodge

Atmosphere - 94% Staff - 97% Facilities - 94% Safety - 95%
Location - 78% Cleanliness - 95% Value - 95%
Susan Ingledew
With friends / other travellers
City break, Sightseeing & culture
Susan would recommend this property 21 April 2014

Staff were very friendly and breakfast thoroughly enjoyable. Rooms were immaculate.

Customer review
With my spouse / partner
Backpacking / gap year, Relaxation/spa, Sightseeing & culture
Customer would recommend this property 23 October 2011

This place was fantastic, nice to just take a breather and relax - peaceful! Staff really lovely too - especially the ladies who make breakfast in the morning. Loved the little sun room attached to bedroom.

718 reviews Book Now 

Sheila's of Cork

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

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

Atmosphere - 82% Staff - 95% Facilities - 85% Safety - 87%
Location - 84% Cleanliness - 84% Value - 86%
Customer review
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Sightseeing & culture
Customer would recommend this property 03 April 2015

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

Melanie Löwe
With a large group / tour
Partying / nightlife, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture
Melanie would recommend this property 09 February 2015

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

64 reviews Book Now 

Bru Bar & Hostel

57 MacCurtain Street, Cork, Ireland Dublin

52 out of 64 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Bru Bar & Hostel

Atmosphere - 81% Staff - 87% Facilities - 76% Safety - 81%
Location - 90% Cleanliness - 76% Value - 77%
Customer review
With friends / other travellers
Partying / nightlife
Customer would recommend this property 27 March 2015

Great staff! Rooms were just what we needed, clean and tidy. Wasn't too much of a trek to town and great later check out at 11

Mary Fox
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture
Mary would recommend this property 02 October 2012

Clean easy to get to, great live music, a pub at the ground floor. Great mix of travelers and locals.

207 reviews Book Now 

Cork International Hostel

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

166 out of 207 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Cork International Hostel

Atmosphere - 72% Staff - 72% Facilities - 73% Safety - 83%
Location - 68% Cleanliness - 79% Value - 81%
Work / volunteering
ILLA would recommend this property 06 February 2015

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

Dee Murnane
With friends / other travellers
City break, Shopping, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Dee would recommend this property 17 July 2014

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!

528 reviews Book Now 

Kinlay House Cork

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

414 out of 528 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Kinlay House Cork

Atmosphere - 72% Staff - 75% Facilities - 65% Safety - 77%
Location - 84% Cleanliness - 67% Value - 72%
Allan Howes
With friends / other travellers
City break, Visiting friends or family
Allan would recommend this property 15 August 2014

I was really pleased with my stay here, for the amazing price I paid my friend and I got a private room. Comfortable clean and nice. I will be staying here every time I come to cork from now on

Customer review
Business / conference
Customer would recommend this property 01 August 2014

never stayed in a hostel before, was expecting for worst, great venue, great location, friendly staff and good atmosphere


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Our top-rated Cork hostels have only been scored by HostelBookers customers who’ve stayed in them. With honest reviews, it’s that much easier to choose the best place to stay in Cork. Reviews take into account the atmosphere, cleanliness and value for money; not to mention if staff welcome you with a smile. Just scroll the list to find a hostel that best suits your budget.