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Anam Cara B&B

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31 Palace View | Western Road, Cork, Ireland
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Anam Cara B&B
Ranked #20 of 63 Cork B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived in Cork on a rainy day after a long eventful trip and were very plesantly surpized to receive a warm and comforting welcome from the hosts. Aideen and Tim made us feel at home and took good care of us. We had a nice, clean and quiet room with a perfect ensuite bathroom. Having a restaurant at the... More

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Bidford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed just one night at this very well positioned B and B. Our main aim was to see as much of Cork as we could in 24 hours and so this central location worked well for us. There is a real buzz about the city, day and night, which we loved. Bed was huge and comfortable. Breakfast in the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall, this is a nice place to stay for the price. The day to day cleaning of the room was good (towels, sheets, bathroom, hoovering) but the rooms could benefit from a deep-cleaning once in a while. For instance, the mini kettle which was provided was dirty on the handle and the lid and clearly hadn't been cleaned for a... More

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Montreal, quebec
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place, a little bit noisy if you have a room street view. Very clean room, but the carpet is stained, very bad looking!!! PLease remove this carpet!!! Otherwise everything was fantastic. Good location, 10 minutes walk from Downtown Cork. Good choice of breakfast and brunch, and very delicious.

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Killarney, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have stayed in about 6 B&Bs and hotels in Cork city and can honestly say this is the nicest place I've stayed in. Location is great, a six minute walk gets you to Grand Parade. Place was bright, clean and airy and the breakfast served in the adjoining cafe the following morning was superb. The owners, Tim and Aideen... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

The reviews are deceiving. This is a dirty poorly kept B&B. Layers of dust on window sills & wall pictures. Carpets in room and stairs filthy. The mattress was old and sunken however the bed Lenin was clean. Timber panelling missing in two areas by window with concrete brick wall exposed. Latch broken on press door to access kettle. Tea... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Great few nights in Anam Cara, breakfast was amazing every morning and service was brilliant, would definitely stay there again:) the room got a little too hot at night but we just opened the window so it was fine:)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Location is great for UCC (5-10 min stroll to main gate, about 20 minutes to health science building) and to stroll into Cork City (about 20 minutes into Oliver Plunkett St.). Breakfast was also yummy - make sure to allow enough time, it's all made from scratch. Dinner also looked awesome but I had arranged to meet friends in the... More

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Rooms are clean and comfortable with tea & coffee facilities and a TV.. Our bathroom appeared to have been recently refurbished and was modern and very clean. Breakfast is provided by the attached Bistro (also owned by the B & B owners). Fantastic choice over two days we had eggs benedict, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and the full Irish... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I would highly recommend Anam Cara B&B. The location is great, close to town and right beside the university. I stayed in a double room for single occupancy which was a good size and very comfortable. The staff were welcoming and very friendly too. The Irish breakfast, in Serendipity cafe was absolutely delicious. I have stayed in many B&Bs in... More

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Address: 31 Palace View | Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family run B&B (opp The River Lee Hotel) in the B&B district of Cork City. We are adjacent to U.C.C. Breakfast of your choice is included in our rate. We are central to all the City has to offer and convenient for anybody wanting to explore the South of Ireland. We can help organize any trips and information you may require for your stay. We have just opened Cafe Serendipity at the location and this is open from 8 am to 5.30 pm daily (except Sun) ... more   less 
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