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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for three days and we had a very enjoyable experience, the staff were lovely, the bedroom was so comfy and the bathroom was spotless. the breakfast both mornings was lovely been able to look out on to the river. we didn't want go home. We would definitely recommend here to anybody. We will be definitely be back .

Thank Edel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in room 12 on Saturday the 4th of March 2017. Nice B&B. We had to leave in a hurry the following morning and I accidentally left a set of keys behind. Only discovered this the following day back in Limerick. Tried calling the only number listed on advertising and nobody picks up. I eventually get through to a...

2Thank Briain C
County Londonderry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great B&B only a 10 minute walk from the city centre and right beside the university. We had a downstairs room and it was very clean and decor was good. We even had a double size bath with a jacuzzi setting! The only downside was it lacked a shower in the bathroom and the car parking is very limited in...

Thank Darren M
Kilmaine, Ireland
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Receptionist attire knees out in denims felt no appropriate dress code - No Cead Mile Failte, Cost of booking E68 Receptionist had placed 20c coins in a circle on counter being change! The bathroom light will not work if bedroom light not switched on also, no cold water in shower dangerously scalding hot so could not take a shower, damp...

Thank Mary V
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

My partner and I had the misfortune of staying here yesterday night, we received a cold welcome from hostess, shown our room right at the front,close to main door. We gave it the benefit of the doubt as wasn't many cars in car park so thought it wasn't too busy. The door must have opened 40 times over the course...

Thank MrlyonsTea
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Living and being from Cork you often overlook the tourist attractions that are right on your doorstep. We went here with some friends who visited and had an enjoyable experience. The stairs are quite narrow and winding as you get to the top of the bell tower. So be mindful of this. Probably not the best for the claustrophobic along...

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Recently I've stayed in this b&b with my girlfriend. Room was cosy and very warm. Bed comfortable. Bathroom freshly done up, nice all round. Jacuzzi bath was amazing. The only thing i didn't like was a tight carpark and no access to the back of the house (garden) with no sitting area outside bedroom. Highly recommend for the price!

Thank Pawel B
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I really enjoyed the stay although I must admit that the reception area is awful. The receptionist were helpful but they were not welcoming at all. Not a single smile. First impression quite bad to be honest. The room was lovely, true that the heating was off and the water was very very hot, but not an issue for me....

Thank Concha V
Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Have just come bk from a long weekend here. Room quite poor towels not changed daily and bed not changed at all. Bathroom extremely pokey also when moving bed out on last day noticed the wall I was sleeping by was covered in mould pretty disgusting actually. Would go bk to Cork but definitely not stay here.

Thank Lisa S
Inch, Ireland
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We stayed at this hotel last week and we really were very disappointed even angry at the limit of leaving in the middle of the night if we had not paid the room on arrival! No parking or just for 3 cars, it's convenient downtown! The receptionist is really not smiling and really gives the impression that we are disturbing...

Thank marietintignac

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shandon Bells is an exceptional Bed & Breakfast situated on a river bank within Cork City offering a sophisticated urban retreat in almost rural surroundings. 10 beautiful furnished bedrooms supplement the wonderful feeling of the peaceful River Lee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shandon Bells

Address: Shandon Bells Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Mardyke
Price Range: $93 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Irish Breakfast - 2 overcooked rashers, a shriveled sausage and egg Did not see other rooms mine was not good”
 of 5 bubbles 449MaryV, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is not room in this horrible place that will meet anyone's standards. Just dont go there, simple as that.”
  • As you can see here the ceiling is dripping with water...
  • After moving the bed in order for us to sleep and not have the water dripping on us
 of 5 bubbles Melgalea80, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Check before accepting and paying for the room!”
 of 5 bubbles Andy-in-Osnabrueck, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“bottom floor front room was large and bright.”
 of 5 bubbles R_Choiniere, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back: views on the river Lee”
 of 5 bubbles nricc2016, 28 May 2016 | Read review
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