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“Great location- rate and host” 5 of 5 stars
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4 O' Donovan Rossa Road, Cork, Ireland   |  
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Ranked #1 of 61 Cork B&B and Inns
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“Great location- rate and host”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Tony was holding the fort when we visited but he did the job of two with great recommendations for the city (you literally will not need a guide book or map) and a top breakfast (booze on your porridge! bring it on!!) - the rooms weer clean bright and just what we needed as a great base for the city. Long may he continue - a genuinely friendly and engaging welcome - thank you so much.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Fernroyd House is a very pleasant place to stay in Cork. Close to the city centre and a short taxi ride from the airport. We arrived early and Tony and Avril welcomed us with tea and scones whilst our rooms were prepared. Tony was very helpful with directions and recommendations for restaurants and places to see.He was also happy to ring for taxis for us. The breakfasts were excellent and included more deliciious home made scones. The annexe is very well equipped and self-contained. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend this B&B to anyone looking for a relaxing stay.

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Fernroyd House was our home away from home during our 2 week visit to Ireland and London. We checked in and out three times and stayed in three different guest rooms. All the rooms were beautiful, absolutely spotless, warm, with ensuite bathrooms with fabulous showers. The breakfasts were delicious! Their menu has something to please everyone, we loved the scones and porridge! Wi-Fi, tea in the room, Ireland books to borrow, lovely back garden, and the quiet neighborhood were the perfect place to rest and relax. They are located within easy walking distance of UCC, Fitzgerald Park, The Cork Gaol, Shandon, The English Market, local shops, and The Franciscan Well just to name a few fun places to visit in Cork. Tony and Avril are wonderful hosts, we look forward to our next stay at Fernroyd House.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

A very friendly welcome from Tony, who lent us maps and sat-nav! We stayed in the annexe a few doors down from the main B&B- this has a lounge and garden shared between three rooms and its own off street parking. The room was well equipped and very comfortable with one of the best B&B showers we have ever come across. Free Wi-Fi.

Yes, you have to go back to the main B&B for breakfast, but this is only 20 or 30 paces down the road so is no great issue, and the breakfast is certainly worth it- a wide choice. The poached egg with Ballymaloe sauce comes highly recommended. We were also fortunate to arrive just as Avril had completed a new batch of home made scones.

Close to the university, a ten or so minute walk into the city centre.

Will definitely stay here again next time we come to Cork.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

We stayed here for one night in April 2013.
The B&B is located very central, in a 10 minutes walking distance from the city center of Cork. Nevertheless the location is very quiet and situated next to a small river. The owner was very friendly and very helpful concerning the sites in town and offered his advice for our tour planning. The room was clean and very comfortable, bathroom ensuite. The breakfast was freshly prepared and cooked with love: You must try the scones!
Fernroyd House is always worth a stay!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Golden, Colorado
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We stayed at Fernroyd House B&B for 2 nights during our 10 year anniversary trip to Ireland, and it was so comfortable! We want to go back for a longer stay. Avril and Tony were absolutely wonderful! Tony gave us wonderful suggestions on where to visit and where to eat, and every single suggestion was great! The rooms are very comfortable and beautiful property. The breakfast is so good, we didn't want to stop eating. We will be going back to stay with Avril and Tony again soon. Highly recommended!!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I just came back from our two night stay at the Fernroyd House. We were traveling through Ireland for our honeymoon and wanted to try a bed and breakfast. I am glad that we chose Cork to do so... Even happier that we chose the Fernroyd House!

Tony and Avril run a great B&B and cannot do enough for the minute you arrive. They are generous and so helpful. Tony gave us much advice(dinner, pubs, day trips, directions), even gave us his GPS for the day, and we were able to enjoy Cork and the surroundings. All of his recommendations were spot on. When we left, Tony even gave us a bottle of wine to celebrate our honeymoon with :) As other reviewers mention, it is about a 15 minute walk into city center. We would walk in the morning and afternoon and take a taxi home in the late evening for about 7 euro.

The rooms were clean and well maintained. Breakfast was delicious, my mouth is watering thinking of the scones! Thank you Tony, Avril and Chippy for a memorable and comfortable stay!!!!

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Fernroyd House B&B

Address: 4 O' Donovan Rossa Road, Cork, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 61 B&Bs / Inns in Cork
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fernroyd House is a Family Run B and B offering top class accommodation and personal service. Situated next to the University and just a 12 minute walk to the City Centre. Separate newly built house next door to main B and B suitable to groups and couples with four rooms all en-suite and Resisdents lounge and garden area for Guest use. Choice of freshly cooked breakfast each morning. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Fernroyd House Hotel Cork
Fernroyd House Bed And Breakfast

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