Cozy Room in Cork City Centre

House - Private room · Prosperity Square, Cork, Cork, Ireland

Comfortable double room in a friendly and quiet historic area of Cork City, across from Elizabethan Fort and St. Fin Barre's Cathedral, five minute walk from city centre shopping, entertainment, and parks. House supervised by one very cool housecat.

The Space

A five minute walk from the city center, and free parking right outside the front door.

Guest Access

Guests have full access to the entire house and cooking equipment.

Interaction with Guests

I will be home part of the time. I have lived in Cork City most of my life so I am happy to share my local knowledge of Cork City with guests.

The Neighborhood

The estate was built in the 18th century to accommodate the soldiers from the Elizabethan fort during its reconstruction. (the original wall still surrounds my estate). A wonderful, quiet cul de sac with fantastic neighbors.

Getting around

10 mins walk from bus station and 20 mins walk from train station

Other Things to Note

Help yourself to tea or coffee at anytime day or night, and cereal and juice are available in the morning all included in the price.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Futon
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $14 / night after the first guest
Weekly Price: $178 /week
Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Cat(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Des is a super nice guy, and his wife Emily is also a sweetheart. They made me feel right at home, and even made me traditional Irish stew! What lovely, lovely people. Also, it's a good room to say in with a shared bathroom. All in all a very positive experience. Thank you!

    April 2014
  • Desmond was a great host. Poor guy, I bombarded him with questions about life in Ireland and he was just so generous in answering me and talking to me. We chatted for ages. The house was cute and quaint, in an old part of Cork, I loved the way all the terraces were situated. Very good.

    April 2014
  • Great location, Des was extremely friendly and helpfull.

    April 2014
  • Desmond was a very friendly and welcoming host. He was extremely helpful in giving us directions and a background on life in Ireland. His apartment was clean and very convenient to city center. The only downside was that the room was rather chilly. We enjoyed meeting Desmond and thank him for his wonderful hospitality.

    March 2014
    Response from Desmond:

    Hi Lora, I am sorry to hear that you found the room rather chilly. As I showed you on arrival how the central heating worked, if you found the room chilly all you had to do was turn on the heating. If there was any confusion all you has to do is ask me and I would have been glad to have helped as I was at home the whole time during your stay..

  • Desmond was a wonderful host! Very easygoing and great to talk to. We learned a lot about Cork and he gave us good recommendations of things to do in the area. His place was clean and conveniently located, easy walking distance from Cork City Centre. We really enjoyed our stay and highly recommend Desmond as a host.

    March 2014
  • Des is a lovely host, very helpful, and the house is in a great location only 10 mins walk to the city centre!
    Room was clean and warm!
    I would definitely stay again!

    March 2014
  • Desmond is a very kind host. Staying in his little house was a unique experience.

    March 2014
  • Desmond's place is lovely and warm. He is a very good and friendly guy, unfortunately we didn't have time to talk with him as we stayed only for one day. His apartment is in a perfect location and he is a proud owner of a lovely cat!

    March 2014
  • Nice place to stay at
    Des tips for the city & places to shop from were very helpful
    Thank you very much Des & hope to see you soon :)

    March 2014
  • The host was great in this location. He provided us great conversation, a brief history of Ireland and great local directions and advice.

    February 2014
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