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Anam Cara B&B

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Oswego, New York
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I stayed at this B& September 28th. I was very disappointed with our room. To begin with, I stood 15-20 min. outside the B&B knocking on the door, ringing the doorbell and calling on the phone to no avail. Finally, just before we were about to go to the hotel across the road to book a room, the owner came...

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New Mexico
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The main benefits of staying at the Anam Cara, are its central location, off street parking, and wonderful breakfast selections at the cheerful Serendipity Cafe. This is a vintage building that feels somewhat like a boarding house. Our room was small, but adequate with a small en ensuite bath in need of some TLC. Everything was very clean and comforters...

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Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Second time staying in room 7 and yet another great stay, this time for 6 nights. Great breakfast, great location for UCC and Mardyke, very handy free parking and only a short stroll into the city. Great night's sleep, lovely pillows, extra blankets provided and powerful shower. No faults.

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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Great place so close to the city. Tim was very friendly and helpful. Room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast in the adjoining serendipity was tasty service fast and plentyto eat. We will definitely be back. Thanks for a lovely stay.

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Stayed in room number two which was clean but it's located directly above the kitchen - hum of the kitchen fan! I was also unable to close the large bathroom window which is accessible from the flat kitchen roof, the owner apparently did not know it was broken but instantly knew how to fix it - by using a piece...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Anam Cara had a eat location, close to the University and walking distance to Cork City centre. It also had good facilities onsite and the bedroom was perfectly satisfactory. The price was reasonable given all the positives.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 April 2016

A great place to stay , very close to Cork City center. I really liked this guest house, my room was warm and clean, plenty of towels, no shortage of hot water. The cafe has a lovely menu and I ate there two evenings during my stay as well as having breakfast there each morning. The food was very fresh...

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Staines, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Was paying short visit to relatives in Cork and wanted somewhere convenient for city centre as I needed to catch airport bus next day. Owners of B&B, Aideen and Tim, were friendly and welcoming and provided clear directions on how to get to bus station (about 20 minutes' walk). Room was comfortable without being luxurious but ticked right boxes as...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Aideen and Tim could not have been kinder, and the room for three though cosy was clean and fine. We were running late for a family party and struggled to find a taxi, and Tim took us there himself - he literally did go the extra mile! Breakfast in the attached cafe, Serendipity, was delicious and the service great. Thoroughly...

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Izmir Province, Turkey
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Dear Aideen & Tim, thank you very much for the hospitality shown to me and my wife during our stay in Anam Cara. We felt like we stay at home. Be sure you will be our choice if we visit Cork again. Hoping to see you again. Sincerely Yonca & Cem Bozkurt

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family run B&B (opp The River Lee Hotel) in the B&B district of Cork City. We are adjacent to U.C.C. Breakfast of your choice is included in our rate. We are central to all the City has to offer and convenient for anybody wanting to explore the South of Ireland. We can help organize any trips and information you may require for your stay. We have just opened Cafe Serendipity at the location and this is open from 8 am to 5.30 pm daily (except Sun) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anam Cara B&B

Address: Anam Cara 31 Palace View | Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork
Price Range: $72 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Room 10 - very quiet double room at the back of the house, will definitely be asking for it again!”
 of 5 bubbles PerpStudent, 26 Jun 2014 | Read review
“I had room 6 - ground floor to the front - not a problem for me as I'm used to the student nightlife sounds of Cork but if not be prepared for a certain amount of noise - keep windows closed. There is a boiler or pump beside the room on a cycle of some sort so difficult to get to sleep although didn't disturb once I feel asleep. The room could do with painting and I could actully slip my stockinged fool all the way under the door there is so much of a gap. There is no bin in the bathroom only the room itself - fine for me as I was travelling on my own but not really hygenic for more than one.”
 of 5 bubbles KerryGirleen, 17 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Double room number 7 was compact, spotless and the bed very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles louisem947, 14 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Don't know only saw our room!!”
 of 5 bubbles chrismk2, 25 Aug 2013 | Read review
“All the rooms were comfortably appointed but if you are a light sleeper request the north side away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles troyyz, 6 Aug 2013 | Read review
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