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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This B&B was in a great location...just up the street from the train station. The walk into the city center was not too far (maybe a mile), which was a bonus since I did not have a vehicle. Jerry was an excellent host. Very friendly and welcoming...and he makes a fantastic Full Irish. Room was clean and comfortable. En suite...

Thank Nicol F
Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 16, 2016

We had a nice stay at Number Forty Eight. The rooms were slightly outdated, but perfectly fine and the beds comfortable. Jerry was a very nice man, and we had plenty of chat with him. About 10 minutes walk from the main centre of town, and right beside the train station. Would recommend this place to others.

Thank Niall360
County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Excellent reception. Excellent distance to city. Adjacent to the train station.Exquisite breakfast Very quiet area.WiFi. We really enjoyed .we really recommend this wonderful place Very nice people We will be back soon

Thank Laura2302015
Newark, New Jersey
Reviewed June 5, 2016

I met Jenny from the Tourist Office and asked her if she could help me find a B&B in Cork. we found "Number Forty Eight” owned by Jerry Spillane. Initially, Jenny dialed the phone and then handed it to me to speak to Jerry, Jerry offered me a matrimonial, top floor and I agreed for the price. At the time,...

Thank petfriendly_8
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Booked this B & B 6 months in advance through booking.com. However on arrival, a young woman said that one of the two rooms we had booked had been trashed and we would have to be moved to another B & B. After checking in at the new place, I asked if they get a lot of their bookings to...

3Thank kad990
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 30, 2016

I had a pleasant experience staying at this b&b, while travelling to cork. Its located near a busy street. its affordable for an average traveller, yet it is a pleasant stay, with good breakfast. Stayed there one night and overall it was a comfortable experience.

Thank Alex9795
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

I got there on November 20th coming from Dublin. My bus got stuck in a traffic Jam so I got to Cork much later than scheduled. I called the hotel to make sure they didn't leave outside since the reception closes at 10,00 pm. Jerry was very nice and he waited for me to get there. Gave me a warm...

Thank NicolaD7
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Having travelled to Cork during the Guinness Jazz Festival, I was surprised at the hike in prices for accomodation during the weekend. However Number Forty Eight was the exception. As a single traveller for just one night, this B&B was perfect. Situated next door to the train station and a only short walk into Cork City Centre, its location was...

Thank DublinBowie
Frankford, Canada
Reviewed October 5, 2015

We spent one night with our charming host. Mr. Spillane was warm and welcoming and had lots of good recommendations and insight regarding local amenities and attractions. The accommodations were fine, the breakfast was very good and the atmosphere was very congenial. Of note, the B and B is located on a very busy street with limited parking but lots...

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Jerry the host has gotten some bad reviews but he just isn't warm and fuzzy. He is a kind man. As far as the stay goes the rooms are extremely small and on a slant. It is very clean but nothing luxurious about the place. Breakfast was good and he had a lot of options. Shower went ice cold and...

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Additional Information about Number Forty Eight

Address: Number Forty Eight 48 Lower Glanmire Road, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Montenotte
Price Range: $63 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Number Forty Eight 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“I saw this hotel, Location is very noisy...front facing street, back facing train station”
 of 5 bubbles petfriendly_8, Jun 5, 2016 | Read review
“Go for rooms at the back, away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles 770nigelt, Oct 5, 2015 | Read review
“Quieter at the rear. Quite a few stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles josie570, Aug 14, 2015 | Read review
“Try to request a room without a street facing window, Constant traffic all night was very loud”
 of 5 bubbles shannoncB3044JF, Jul 3, 2014 | Read review
“Go somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles 366barbaraw, Nov 29, 2013 | Read review
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