Hostels in Cork, Irlanda

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

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Cork here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Cork Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Cork. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Cork. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Cork costs on average $31 for a dorm. A hostel in Cork with private rooms costs on average $92. shows all 5 Hostels in Cork. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 5 hostels in Cork, Irlanda. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Cork such as
  • 2 hotels
  • 10 guesthouses
  • 1 apartment

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Cork.

Bru Bar & Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Cork.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Cork

Your Packing List for Cork

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Cork and Irlanda.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

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.
5 Total number of hostels
$31 Average dorm price
$92 Average private room price
$29 Cheapest hostel in Cork
Sheila's Hostel is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Cork
Bru Bar & Hostel is the best rated
Most Cork hostels are located in
7.4 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Midleton (20 Km / 12 mi.)
Kinsale (22 Km / 13 mi.)
Kilbrittain (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Ballycotton (32 Km / 20 mi.)

Travel Tips for Cork - from the Community

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