Cork has a wide range of hotels, guesthouses and country houses from which to choose. Accommodation tends to be towards the top end of the market; however, the mid-range is also well catered for with many guesthouses and B&Bs. There is also a limited choice of budget accommodation including a number of hostels.
A good place to start looking is near the university on Western road, and near the train station, at the other end of town on Wellington road and Lower Glanmire road. Cork is a relatively small place, so you are likely to be within walking distance of the city center irrespective of where you stay.
The type of accommodation in the area is varied and generally of a good standard. B&B’s range from traditional Irish style town and countryside homes to more modern bungalows. They are usually family-owned and you will be greeted by an informal and personal atmosphere. Guesthouses can include large Victorian and Georgian buildings and are also friendly and relaxed. Self-catering accommodation ranges from compact apartments to smart and homely houses and large holiday complexes. They are mainly rented out on a by the week or month.
Accommodation can be scarce during the summer months, so advanced booking is recommended. If you’re planning a visit in October, there are a number of local festivals, so again, advance booking is advisable. Prices tend to be more expensive during this period. If you are looking for something a little farther afield then you might want to consider the historic town of Kinsale. It’s a popular place and has an attractive marina and a good choice of accommodation.
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