Hostels in Cork, Ireland

2 hostels available. Prices start from $19 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Cork

Bru Bar & Hostel

Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…you won't be disappointed. Clean, good location, clean, attached to a bar and clean. I stayed at Bru on May 2, 2005. Its great atmosphere and staff made me feel right at home. It has nice, clean … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…But is fine still. Great! - Sheila's is everything you need. Friendly and knowledgeable staff during the day -- a bit sullen at night, but they do their jobs well. Clean, convenient, and … More

Hotels in Cork

"…Dry Room facility available in the hotel (Golfers, Bikers, Cyclists are all welcome). All of our bedrooms guarantee an accommodating welcome with rich deep piled carpets on the flooring, Irish … More

An Stor Townhouse

Free Breakfast
Drury Avenue, Middleton ... More

Guest Houses in Cork

Belvedere Lodge

Free Breakfast
"…Breakfast and Taxes are included in room rates. CANCELLATION POLICY: If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the … More
"…During the 1920's Christian Brothers resided here for more than 40 years. Since the brothers departed in the 1960's it has been used exclusively as a Guest House / Bed & Breakfast. Gabriel … More

Hostels in Cork, Ireland

2 hostels available. Prices start from $19 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Cork (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Cork.

Cork is located on the southern coast of Ireland on the banks of the River Lee, roughly 220km from the nations capital Dublin. Cork is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland with a population of 250,000 in the greater Cork area. Cork is easily accessible by public transport via regular bus and train services as well its own international airport and ferry port.

Cork is a very popular destination for tourists with many nearby attractions, and there are several Cork hostels in town. University College Cork or UCC opened in 1845 is one of the oldest and finest universities in the country. It attracts many visitors as well as over 17,000 students. The Church Tower of Shandon is located on the north side of the city and is widely regarded as the symbol of the city. St. Patricks street is the main street in Cork where you can find many modern shops, cafes, and restaurants. Also, being a large student city Cork has many different bars and nightclubs located in the city centre which are usually busy during student nights and weekends.

Cork is also located in close driving distance to several other tourist attractions such as the Blarney castle and Fota Wildlife Park. These attractions are easily accessible by bus from Parnell Place. Also, there are many picturesque beaches located within reasonable driving distance from Cork city such as Youghal, Inchdoney and Garrettstown. Many of these beaches are perfect for surfing and other water sports (weather permitting). Ask for more information at your hostel's reception desk.

Traditional Gaelic games are very popular in the area and it is possible to watch a game of hurling or gaelic football in Pairc Ui Caoimh (pronounced Park-ee-Kweev), especially in summertime.

There are several Cork hostels in the city which are conveniently located within walking distances from the main train station (Kent Station), main bus station in Parnell Place and/or the city centre area. These hostels offer both private and dorm rooms at an affordable price.

Written by local enthusiast for Cork hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Cork hostels Shannon Neuber

Cork Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Cork, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 2
Average dorm price $41
Average private room price $122
Cheapest Hostel in Cork Sheila's Hostel with $38.5
Party hostels in Cork Bru Bar & Hostel (1 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 8

FAQ about Cork Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Cork. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

Other Nearby Cities

Kinsale (22 Km / 13 mi.)
Kilbrittain (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Ballycotton (32 Km / 20 mi.)
Youghal (43 Km / 27 mi.)
Kilfinane (51 Km / 32 mi.)
Dungarvan (62 Km / 38 mi.)
Tipperary (67 Km / 42 mi.)

Travel Tips for Cork - from the Community

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