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Shandon Bells

Western Rd, Cork, Ireland (Mardyke)
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Ranked #51 of 62 Cork B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Martin K Malahide, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Malahide, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was bit worried reading all the reviews, but this place is really nice. Booked double and triple room for one night. Both had brand new bathrooms, very comfy beds, everything was clean. Didn't book breakfast, so can't comment on that. There's café across the street serving breakfast so I can recommend that. Place is also close to town, few minutes... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I was due to stay here , But due to circumstances changing I had to cancel , The girl I spoke to told me that was fine ( in very poor English) and not to worry . I have found that they have charged me for the room and are refusing a refund , when I called them the same... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This B&B have false advertising on their website. It claims there is WiFi- which IS ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE BREAKFAST ROOM. It also says "multi-channel satellite TV"- the TV has zero channels and when we asked the very unfriendly staff member to take a look she claimed "this is the same as all the TVs in Ireland" (so nobody in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Spent 2 nights here for my boyfriend's birthday. Complementary bottle of wine on arrival to help us celebrate. A lovely touch. Room standard, basic and clean. Exactly what we were expecting (after some bad previous experiences with misleading websites) Shower a little awkward and temperature unpredictable. Lovely views. Nice breakfast. Friendly staff.

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Corfu, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I liked my stay in this beautiful B&B by the river. Very nice and warm atmosphere. Breakfast was served near the river. The room itself was very good. Will definitely come back again. Highly recommend!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I spent two night in this B&B that is really comfortable and close to the city centre. My room was nice and absolutely clean, I found soap, shampoo and many towels. In my room there were also coffee and tea facilities. Natalie has been kind and helpful with me, she satisfied all my requests doing more than I asked.

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Cork, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I was cheated, disrespectful service, very dissappointing. I had booked a certain room (no 11), we agreed on prize 55€, Thursday night in February. I told I will be arriving from Dublin and be there 11pm. She said she will leave the key under the mat outside front door. There was no one to greet us or help with bags,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Stayed in this guesthouse during the weekend of 7th December 2013. Just basic. You can hear other people in the rooms next to you as the walls are so thin. If you wanted peaceful sleep this wouldn't be the place for you. Also pillow cases had stains on them. When I told the hostess no apology just had to pay... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We booked two nights but decided to leave after the first! Room and bathroom were nothing like the pictures...Very basic room, no bedside table, no lamp, only a desk one chair. Nowhere to put your bags or clothes apart from the floor and a hanger behind the door. Absolutely no toiletries apart from the handwash. No proper shower!!!! Only a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

We had a twin room; the room barley fit the 2 single beds and the en suite was the size of a closet. The shower is about 3 inches from the side of the toilet which is snugly fit between 1/4 walls. If you were anything over an average size person, you would not fit in the en suite. The... More

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Address: Western Rd, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Mardyke
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Shandon Bells is an exceptional Bed & Breakfast situated on a river bank within Cork City offering a sophisticated urban retreat in almost rural surroundings. 10 beautiful furnished bedrooms supplement the wonderful feeling of the peaceful River Lee. ... more   less 
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