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Kinlay House Hostel

Bob & Joan's Walk | Shandon, Cork, Ireland (Shandon)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here with 4 friends back in 2012 ,we had left things to the last minute to book and we ended up choosing a hostel. We thought it would be alot easier for us all in a 4 bed dorm room to come and go as we please. We were sorely mistaken. Breakfast ,if you could call it that... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I never review places I visit, but I might soon start ! Kinlay House Hostel offered me the incredible hostel experience, of being very relaxed . At reception the staff were so nice to me and gave me all the relavant info, regarding my dorm room , and bathroom. There is also a clothes washing facility in the hostel that... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here again recentlty & was really happy! The staff were very friendly and helpful - with lots of advice on what to do etc Great location for the city - pubs, shops and restaurants. Everything is within walking distance. The free WiFi worked! Bonus! The little breakfast took the edge off. More security in place too with a code... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here over the St Paddys celebrations for 5 days and had a great stay at Kinlay house. Our room was warm, sunny and clean. The bunks weren't noisy and once again- clean. The bathrooms were good- close to the rooms and the only issue would be not enough of a door to stop water from going everywhere and... More

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Heidelberg, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The people who work at the Kinlay House hostel are efficient and personable. The location of the hostel is excellent - very close to the main area. It's a great spot if you are looking to really explore the city. The staff was very accommodating and were very helpful on navigating us to the Blarney stone. I would recommend this... More

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a good place to stay one week or less... They have kitchen, living room, clean toilets, etc... The individual rooms without bath are a bit small and bad but the ones who have bath are good. I´ve stayed in individual room for 1 week and the other week in a double room with bath ( They give us... More

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Brillion, Wisconsin
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two of us stayed here for one night. The price was reasonable and the rooms and toilets were clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. We were very pleased to be allowed to park in the street at the front door for free during our stay. The hostel is a bit of a walk form the shops and restaurants of... More

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Wexford, Ireland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

For the money that we paid - quality, service and localization... Very happy. Highly recommended. Too expensive? For Cork Centre? Kidding me? I was delighted. And the Cork at night?.... Worth to take a walk. :)

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The Hague, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

After visiting about 40 hostels in my life, this is definitely one of the most expensive but poor I've ever been. Although the room was big and clean, that was about the comfort there was. The beds were old and crap. The window didn't close good enough so every put in the sill was soaking wet... Also, the storm kept... More

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Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I'm a mature age Lady from Australia, I travel a great deal, often alone and stayed at Kinlay house for a few weeks. I had an absolutely lovely time staying there, the rooms where nice, kitchen is huge, clean and well equipped. The staff where always friendly and even went to a few music gigs with them. The location is... More

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Address: Bob & Joan's Walk | Shandon, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Shandon
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 15 Specialty lodging in Cork
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
City centre Hostel with friendly relaxed vibe. Free Light Breakfast, Free Wi-Fi. Facilities include - a wonderful TV Lounge, large self-catering kitchen, garden, secure bicycle lock-up, net cafe, laundry service.Day Tours to the Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle / Cobh / Kinsale, the Ring of Kerry depart daily... ... more   less 
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