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Kinlay House Hostel

Bob & Joan's Walk | Shandon, Cork, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here over st paddy's weekend... The staff were so helpfull ... My luggage was lost and the manager drove me back to the airport to collect it... The room was clean warm and every thing that I needed ... Cheers guys...

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

The hostel is perfect in the sense of it provides a secure room / bed for the night at a low rate,the best thing about staying here on this basis is the fact that you can cook your own food, which saves even more money,downside on this level was the standard of the kitchen,the gas burners on the cooker would... More 

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Clermont, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Kinlay House is definitely a good value. I shared my 4 beds room with 2 other people, it was very clean and so were the sheets. There is always somebody at the reception desk, even during night time. Moreover, the staff is very friendly and helpful. If you have a question about what to visit and where to have a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Two friends and I stayed here for 4 nights as part of our spring break. The rooms were very clean, as were the linens!! We had our own shower which was very nice. The staff was extremely helpful in pointing out fun places to visit and good places to eat on a budget. It is located in the heart of... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

After lodging at this hostel for two weeks subsequently - four days a week for 20€ per night. on booking same accomodation for this i was advised i will be paying 5€ per night extra for same accomodation, suprised i questioned this but was shocked by the attitude of the receptionist who was rude telling me i should get with... More 

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Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Kinlay house is good value. The staff were quite friendly and helpful. The rooms are neat and comfortable. The hostel is very clean, warm and well-managed. This place is recommended for those on a budget.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

I recently stayed at Kinlay House Hostel Cork with one of my friends, in January. As we walked into the hostel I was greeted by two friendly members of staff in the reception area , who welcomed us to the hostel and to the city. We were given our key and showed personally to our room. We stayed in a... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

I stayed in Kinlay House last week, and thought it was a brilliant hostel. it smells lovely and clean when you first step in the door, and the reception staff were very helpful and friendly. The room was very comfortable. I got a four bed room with my 3 friends and we had our own spotlessly clean bathroom. The bedding... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Although the place is large and spacious enough.... I would not recommend it purely on the basis of shocking customer service - in example, the manager of the place seems to lack the basic customer relation skills, in fact he seems to give of the impression that another student at the hostel is nothing important - rather just one of... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

I stayed in the hostel just for one night, with a really large group, and it was great. The hostel is big and clean, and the rooms are spacious and with their own bathroom. It was cheap and very close of the center of Cork. The common room is perfect for big groups, we could eat there without a problem.... More 

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