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Molescroft
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cork is a lovely city. What better way than to see it from up high. A stunning building to visit in its own right and exquisite views over a lovely city. Ear defenders are supplied to protect your hearing as you climb the bell tower. A fair price for a lovely experience. I would have taken out son (8) but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were two couples, so we had two rooms here for two nights. The beds were very comfortable, the bathrooms were nice and modern. The decor was really nice, sort of Victorian and pretty. Parking was a little tight but it was so nice to have free parking in the city. We didn't try breakfast here, so can't comment on... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At St Anne's Church, you can pay just €5 to go up to the Bells and Tower. The church itself is free to enter, but to enter the tower, you have to pay. I think this is a bargain for the experience. This also includes free hire of ear defenders! The lady on the desk was very lovely and easy... More 

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Vicenza, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place was horrible, the beds were extremely uncomfortable you could feel the springs coming out, mirror was broken door handle barely holding up and bathroom ridiculously small, the room was facing a busy Street so extremely loud untill late and early in the morning. Parking was a nightmare as well. Bed and breakfast with no breakfast included ????? You... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the good side: free parking (though not many spaces) and about 15 minutes' walk from the city centre. Some pleasant bars and restaurants close by. The room was also a decent size. Unfortunately, there was considerably more to be disappointed with here. The room we were initially assigned on the ground floor looked good at first, but on closer... More 

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County Kerry, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

My wife and I stayed here on July 20th 2016. The room (no 11) had been recently refurbished so was clean and functional. The room is located in the roof space, so has steep inclining walls. This is normal, however such room spaces hold the heat in the summer periods (and cold in winters). Room 11 has one window, which... More 

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

A good cooked breakfast and comfy well sized room. We unfortunately had the room by front door lots of movement at night and in morn. Twelve rooms and only 5 parking spaces not the best!!! Our room needs a repaint where moisture has got in and blown the wall. Would be nice to have more eco friendly towel service. Towels... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Our room was one of those unfortunate ones where you can't get your suitcase around the door to close it, and only one side of the bed is accessible. The window latch was broken, glad it wasn't warm outside. The bathroom was attractive and spacious, but no real shower, just a narrow Irish bathtub and a hand spray. The breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Amazing view from top of tower. Lovely sound of bells fully enjoy the atmosphere of output. The weather was windy and sunny, but lady on reception gave us earset :-) Really recomended to all visitors. Path leading up narrow steps, sometimes one has the feeling that there hangs :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This was a great stay. Although the GPS sent us 1/2 an hour away to another town. Be careful to watch that you are in central cork city. The room we had was large and clean. The young woman overseeing the property seemed attentive . She had someone wait for us and see us in.The bed was very comfortable and... More 

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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 

Additional Information about Shandon Bells

Address: Shandon Bells Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Mardyke
Price Range: $55 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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