Shandon Bells Guest House

Bed and breakfast in Cork City

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On the banks of the River Lee, Shandon Bells offers bright, classically furnished rooms with LCD TVs, and full Irish breakfasts. Guests can enjoy on-site private fishing on the river. Each room includes satellite channels on its wall-mounted LCD TV, as well as free WiFi access. There is a private bathroom and hairdryer, along with tea/coffee facilities and welcome sweets. Guests at Shandon Bells Guest House can order a buffet breakfast or hearty full Irish breakfasts for a surcharge. Parking is free at the guesthouse, and the famous English Market in Cork is just a 10-minute walk away. University College Cork is less than a minute's walk away, and the bustling shops and restaurants of St Patrick’s Street are only 15 minutes’ walk away.

Important information

Please note a pre-authorization is made for the full price of the reservation 2 days prior to arrival.

Please note that guests who book without breakfast included in the rate, can add breakfast after booking for an additional EUR 8 per person er day.

Kindly note that only 2 out of 12 rooms are located on the ground floor. The other 10 rooms are accessible via stairs only. Therefore the accommodation may not be suitable for guests with mobility impairment. To request a ground floor room, please contact the property prior to arrival.

American Express cards are not accepted.

Please note that this is a non-smoking property and any violation will result in a 100 EUR fine.

A limited number of free parking places are available onsite. Spaces are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. If the parking is full upon your arrival, the property will advise you about the nearest alternative parking areas. Street parking is free from 18:30 to 08:30 Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday.

Directions: The property is situated on a corner between Donovan Road and Western Road. When leaving from a city centre (coming from a Washington Street) on your left side you will be passing by The River Lee Hotel. Shandon Bells Guest House is situated just a couple of houses after the hotel, on the first set of traffic lights on the left side of the road.
Eircode: T12 RC63
GPS coordinates:
Latitude 51.8956418647737
Longitude -8.488526341799343

Kindly note that check-in earlier than 14:00 or later than 21:00 is not available unless requested prior to arrival.

Features of Shandon Bells Guest House


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Internet services
  • Wifi
  • Sun terrace
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • On-site parking
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Children television networks
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Secured parking
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout


  • Laundry
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage
  • Daily maid service


  • Hot tub/jacuzzi


  • Free WiFi available


  • Private parking