Kinlay House Cork
Bob and Joan's Walk, Cork, Ireland

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Irish tourist board approved
Member of the IHH - independent holiday hostels of Ireland
Cork: one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit! - lonely planet best in travel 2010
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Excellent weekly rates available! Not on-line - ask within!
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*our guests get a special discount on the Paddywagon day tours from cork! Visit the cliffs of Moher & or Blarney / Cobh, the famous ring of Kerry or Dingle while staying with us in Cork!! Book with us at the desk (for the discount) or on-line at tours can be organized for groups also

Right under the famous Shandon bells -
This popular place has solid security as well as a good-time vibe thanks to its friendly staff and absence of lock-outs or curfews - comfy common areas include a timber-floored TV room with brocade lounges to sink into, a big l-shaped dining room and self-catering kitchen open until 10pm each night, a split-level courtyard and an internet room. Kinlay house is at the heart of the village-like Shandon quarter ... 'Lonely planet'.
Within easy walking distance to city centre bars, cafes, restaurants, cinemas, galleries and the central bus and railway stations.

*free Wi-Fi
*free luggage storage
*free light breakfast (tea / coffee & toast with jam & butter)
*secure bicycle and motorcycle lock-up
*garden / bbq
*special offer for our guests - for only 5 euro our guests have full use of the pool and gym next door. Facilities include a 20 meter pool, full gymnasium, and Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room*


  • 24 Hour Reception 
  • 24 Hour Security 
  • BBQ 
  • Bicycle Parking 
  • Breakfast Included 
  • Cable TV 
  • Card Phones 
  • Common Room 
  • Currency Exchange 
  • Fax Service 
  • Free City Maps 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hot Showers 
  • Internet Access 
  • Kitchen 
  • Laundry Facilities 
  • Linen Included 
  • Luggage Storage 
  • Outdoor Terrace 
  • Parking 
  • Reading Light 
  • Swimming Pool 
  • Towels for hire 
  • Vending Machines 
  • Washing machine 


Look for the Goldy Fish & the Shandon Bells (square church tower)!!

From the Bus Station - Come out of the Bus Station and turn left. Follow the River along. Pass the first Bridge and cross over the second bridge to the right - (Christy Ring Bridge - at the Opera House), and turn left. Cross the Street and turn up the hill to the Right. The Dominican Centre is on the corner. This is Upper John Street. Continue up the hill to the Traffic Lights. At the lights there are Steps up to the Hostel. Look out for the Graffiti on Wall!!
**Just ask for the Shandon Bells - a square Church Tower with a Fish on top!! The famous local Landmark. We are under it!

From CORK AIRPORT - take a Taxi directly to the hostel or the public bus to the central Bus Station. We are a 10 minute walk from the Bus Station.

Taxis cost from Euro 12 to Euro 15 approx