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Top of The Hill Hostel

Baltimore, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014
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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 of 5 stars
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Baden, Switzerland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I enjoyed my stay at the Top of the Hill hostel a lot. As I arrived Hildegard, the owner, welcomed me very friendly, showed me around the hostel and introduced me to the other guests. She lives in the hostel herself, and has a cat that likes to cuddle and three friendly dogs. I appreciated to have many interesting conversations... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I had a horrible experience with this hostel, the room was dirty and the walls full of spiders and many other insects. The bed unstable and unsafe with broken pieces of iron. Luckily I just spent one night in this place.

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Cork, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The hostel is in a great location only a few minutes walk from the harbour. The smell of damp dog greeted us as we arrived, although we did meet the friendly dogs the following morning and they were lovely. The room was small and reasonably clean except for a flock of moths on the ceiling. An ok hostel in a... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I stayed in the hostel in Baltimore lately.I found it perfect for my purposes. Its for sale and could do with a bit of T.L.C. But if not too particular it's fine. Rooms were clean. Kitchen could do with a microwave. Outside yard could do with a sweep.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
3 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It`s a while since I stayed here, I was supposed to of been working on Sherkin island at the marine station, but after the very Irish (thick doesn`t cover it) owner wanted me away, so I came here. Must be the best view, except from my tent, anywhere in the British Isles. The staff were friendly. I did a camp... More 

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Glengarriff, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Great place to stay, beautiful location, lovely host. I thoroughly recommend visiting Baltimore, an authentic Irish coastal getaway just a 20 minute boat journey to Sherkin. The hostel itself is pleasantly presented with the kitchen opening onto a very nice patio area.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I spent a couple of nights at the Top of the Hill hostel and found it to be excellent. Hildegard is a very warm,friendly person and you will get a good welcome. The rooms are very nice and good value. There is a large well equipped kitchen and the coop is just a short work down the hill at the... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Lovely clean hostel in a lovely place .staff are nice an friendly.highly recommend .nice clean rooms the area itself is just beautiful ,with ferry journeys to cape clear and sherkenislands .price is cheap aswell 18 a nite .and u can stroll down to the village itself for a nice cold Guinness or something to eat like a steak in the... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We had a lovely stay in this hostel when we went to Baltimore. We arrived in the evening and I called beforehand to check if they have rooms available. Even though they already rented out the double room that we asked for the owner prepared a double bed in a dorm for me and my boyfriend and we had the... More 

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Cobh, Ireland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Hil and Thorsten are lovely, friendly owners and made us feel very welcome. There were 3 beautiful dogs. The beds were comfortable. Showers were clean and there was plenty of hot water. The hostel was cleaned every day. Baltimore is a great place to visit.

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