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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

never ever again,cold, damp,dirty,the washing area floor was saturated with water.i stayed in the big dorm as no other bed night available in baltimore..the bed linen was damp.and the room smelt of alcohol.do an upgrade even if u have to charge a little extra.

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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Stayed there with a group of friends while visiting Baltimore. It was clean, quiet and basic. Seemed to be mainly backpackers. We were given a key and didn't arrive in until 3:30am, no issue once we were quiet. All you need in a hostel.

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Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2015

I've backpacked for years so all I expect from a hostel is for it to be clean, even if its basic. Slept in the 10 bed dorm for 2 nights. It was fine. The issue with this hostel is that there is only 1 ladies toilet upstairs where all the bedrooms are. There is a wheelchair unisex bathroom downstairs with... More 

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Kinsale, Ireland
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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2015

I just stayed at the this hostel due to a random rainy night making me lazy to drive home and it was spotless, boringly clean, well run with a sweet German from Hamburg IN CHARGE! (feel safe) Nice energy, nice garden, easy parking, big kitchen, no wait for a loo. label your food or leave it for others! THIN walls... More 

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cork
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37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2015

I stayed here recently. The place is just plain and simple unclean. My bed clothes were not washed - and that is for sure. I should have taken photos. The kitchen is so unclean that I would not be able to eat there. The bathrooms "look" clean but the smell is awful - maybe they wash with water but no... More 

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San Jose, California
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed May 4, 2015

The hostel itself it absolutely fine - location, cleanness, facilities - good value for money. We would've loved our stay unless the nightmare that is allowed there at night. What was happening during the night was just _insane_. There was a group of young Spanish people who behaved absolutely crazy loud - drinking, shouting, "having fun" etc. It was clear... More 

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Baden, Switzerland
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106 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
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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1 Thank it_is_PASSiON
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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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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45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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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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Address: Baltimore, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Baltimore
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“check that its clean”
 of 5 bubbles jessabells, May 5, 2015 | Read review
“Its a Hostel. At my age I like to get a room to myself”
 of 5 bubbles Ballygrace, Jun 30, 2014 | Read review
“it was mixed dorms, whats not to like, lovely jubbly!”
 of 5 bubbles mastertraveller2014, May 29, 2014 | Read review
“I liked room 2 because the wifi signal was strong.there. Both rooms were nice though.”
 of 5 bubbles Chris222108, Mar 17, 2014 | Read review
“Book in advance to get the room that suits you and your budget. Give Check the cat lots of love.”
 of 5 bubbles VERONICAMCork, Jul 29, 2013 | Read review
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