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Bethune, France
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hostel with good service and friendly staff, close to the main train and bus stations (which is handy, if you have no car and to visit around : Cobh, Kinsale, etc... and it's really easy to walk to the city centre from there, and you have a live bar music 5 minutes away.

Thank gregorymotte
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely friendly and chatty staff without being too in your face. They really make you feel at home and help with everything. Bedroom was cosy, heating turned on in the early morning, bedsheets clean, lovely lounge and common room. Only flaws are a lack of women's only bathrooms and washrooms but I think that's just because this place must have...

1Thank CaitlinC8
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice Hostel within short work of the centre of Cork with pleasant staff. Shiela's also offers a discount at a few nearby restaurants and bars, the downside is the uphill hike to get there. The private rooms are a little small, with no table / storage space (mine also had a skylight - no window - so limited ventilation), but...

Thank Nikhil_A_Pai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Now we have mastered getting up that hill with Kate bush and by the way if you have suitcases it's impossible. You are met by well we will ignore that matter, up big stairs no lift to room. Dark dingy lack of sockets no bathroom dirt everywhere. The list goes on and on and on. The place was so skank...

1Thank Belfastchef
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

I do not think I have the comment space to list all my complaints but here goes I read trip advisor comments so I took a bit of a chance. The Mountain just to climb to get to the hotel was horrendoys. Why no taxi bus shuttle up the hill. Pointed not taken to a room on the top floor....

Thank transgeng655
Youghal, Ireland
Reviewed November 21, 2016

The hostel was cold no internet service and just a very unpleasant stay. The worse thing is the walk up the massive hill in Cork just to get to the place and then greeted by WOT U WANT??? not a very nice start and an awful stay ..

Thank Christine L
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Have stayed in heaps better for less ...... 40 euro for a single room ..... with shared bathroom .. expensive ! I didn't have breakfast ... but sounds like that would have been another 3 euro ... so 43 euro for B & B ! I was let down by a last minute Airbnb cancellation, so just had to find...

Thank Almostgreynomad
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed October 21, 2016

We've visited many hostels during our journey in Ireland, unfortunately Sheila's was by far the worst. And not even the cheapest. Our room got changed last minute to a room that probably was rejected. On opening the door it was filled with flies and musquito's. Room was just dirty, linen not washed, bed should be thrown out. Only go here...

2Thank Simon L
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Currently laying in one of the beds in a 6 bed mixed dorm. It's so cold I'm wearing 2 sweaters....I don't think this hostel actually has any heating. And the bathrooms are beyond gross and my bed is definitely not clean. This was not the best decision I ever made. Staff is lovely though

1Thank Mayapapaya1382
County Kerry, Ireland
Reviewed October 13, 2016

I recently stayed at Siles Hostel and was very satisfied with the experience. Friendly and helpful staff, comfortable beds, good locker facilities. Its also a very clean and well run hostel, loads of sockets for charging phones and a good breakfast. what more do you want from a hostel particularly when it charges one of the lowest prices in Cork

Thank padraigbuckley2013
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Additional Information about Sheilas

Address: 4 Belgrave Place | Wellington Road, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork
Price Range: $16 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 165
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“No lifts to get to rooms”
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  • Private room with bunk beds
  • Private room with bunk beds (a little cramped)
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  • Ensuite bathroom (very smal)
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 of 5 bubbles Nikhil_A_Pai, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“don't stay here please”
 of 5 bubbles B9812YJchristinel, Nov 21, 2016 | Read review
“Go elsewhere !”
 of 5 bubbles Almostgreynomad, Nov 18, 2016 | Read review
“Very accessible to city centre”
 of 5 bubbles padraigbuckley2013, Oct 13, 2016 | Read review
“There are larger rooms that do have a washroom in them but ours did not.”
 of 5 bubbles CRMilligan, Sep 2, 2016 | Read review
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