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Gabriel House

At a Glance

    Pros

  • young, enthusiastic staff
  • quiet location
  • oodles of character
  • rock-bottom prices

    Cons

  • nearly hostel-like
  • some rooms very small
  • that long climb

Gabriel House Review

On a bluff high above the railway station and the docks, this huge Victorian house is in Cork's boho northside quarter, a long (10-minute) hike uphill. Your walk will take you past fine 19th-century homes, many of which have seen better days. Guest rooms vary greatly in size and orientation, with the biggest on the river side, but share a simple decor, muted colors, and a flat-screen TV. Bathrooms are small (no tubs), but have a heated towel rail and power showers. Tea and coffee are on tap all day in the breakfast room, and there is also an attractive garden. The nearest pub, Henchy's, a Victorian gem, is one of Cork's finest.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Summerhill North, St. Luke's Cross, Montenotte District, Cork City, Co. Cork | Map It
  • Phone: 021/450–0333
  • Website:
  • Location: Cork City

    Hotel Details

  • 28 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-20-2013

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