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    West Cork Hostel

    Main Street, Skibbereen, Ireland
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    Overview
    • Excellent17%
    • Very good25%
    • Average21%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible30%
    25 Aug 2016
    “Bad experience!”
    18 Aug 2016
    “Wash me, clean me, mend me, then wash me again!!! And I'll be lovely I promise...”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair Access
    Pool
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 21 reviews

    Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

    It was a smelly room, dirty bath, and we did the check in with a drunken staff. In the night I got ichy from the bedclothes. The hostel is located in the centrum and above a nice bar. But my advice for you: Pay some...More

    Thank relseorp
    Reviewed 18 August 2016

    Oh, mixed! We were in Room 1. On the one hand, it really was dirty, as other reviewers have said, and I'm talking actual real dirt not picky looking for it dirt; extensive black mould in the shower, plus a decomposing carton of milk on...More

    Thank Giffanie
    Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

    If your looking for 5 star forget it, great to put your head down for the night, basic room with shower toilet sink TV on the wall, the manager at the Paragon Bar also runs the hostel and looks after you well here with tea...More

    Thank Belinda532014
    Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

    Stayed over the weekend, we had 2 rooms 4 + 2 each with a bathroom. Staff was friendly and approachable. Good for the price with electronic keys. The beds weren't fantastic, which slight stains on the sheets. There's a large carpark nearby which is free....More

    Thank Melissa O
    Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

    Ive been travelling around a lot with work for the last 15 year and have seen some hell holes but ive never checked out of a place without staying a night until i arrived here. It is beyond bad. My room had an overwhelming smell...More

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    #1 of 8 hotels in Clonakilty
    26.3 km
     
    Brook Lane Hotel
    973 reviews
    #1 of 6 hotels in Kenmare
    43.5 km
     
    Beara Coast Hotel
    218 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Castletownbere
    45.9 km
     
    Dunmore House Hotel
    429 reviews
    #2 of 8 hotels in Clonakilty
    28.0 km
     
    About
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Restaurant
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    • 8
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    • Location
    • Ireland >
    • Province of Munster >
    • County Cork >
    • Skibbereen
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    Traveller (10)
    Room & Suite (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (8)
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    Room Tips
    "Avoid Room 1. Choose another place altogether if you really can't stand dirt."
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    "I don't think there are any good rooms at present. It does have potential, just needs some investment..."
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    "Avoid the place!"
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    "stayed in male room found it quiet good view of syreet but high enough couldn't here traffic."
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