Sheila’s is a family-owned budget accommodation with a warm and cosy feel. We are only 3 minutes walk from local transport, shops, pubs and restaurants. The friendly, relaxed atmosphere and our excellent facilities make Sheila’s a must for your stay in Cork!
We are one of the few hostels worldwide to have received the prestigious "LET'S GO RECOMMENDS" award - a sure indication that we at Sheila’s offer some of the best facilities in the industry.
Cork is served by excellent bus and rail connections and has its own international airport; ferries also operate to the UK and France.
Cork, ("the real capital" as its inhabitants proclaim it) is an 800-year-old city on the River Lee. It is the capital of the County of Cork, which is the largest County in Ireland. The city is a relaxing place to be and has a very friendly atmosphere.
Cork serves as an excellent base from which to explore the beautiful regions of West Cork and Kerry. You can visit Cobh - the last port of call of the Lusitania; picturesque Kinsale - Ireland's gourmet capital; the wonderfully rugged Beara peninsula; wondrous islands such as Sherkin, Cape Clear and Garnish Island; the world renowned Ring of Kerry - at it's centre, Killarney, with it's national park, lakes and Muckross House; the Dingle Peninsula - swim with Fungi the dolphin, visit the now-deserted Blasket islands, the Skellig Rocks - miles off the coast and the site of an early Christian settlement with unique beehive-shaped huts. We look forward to receiving you and making your stay a memorable and enjoyable!