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Garnish House Guesthouse

3-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Guest house property is rated 3 stars.
Western Road, Cork, Cork, Ireland

City-center guesthouse within easy reach of University College Cork
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • There for 4 nights big room with very very comfortable beds, we were in the house across…Mar 11, 2020
  • Fantastic friendly welcome clean rooms and lovely staff comfortable beds Mar 6, 2020

Garnish House Guesthouse

  • Double Room
  • Double Room Single Use
  • Triple Room
  • Family Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Twin Room

What’s around Garnish House Guesthouse


  • Heart of Cork
  • University College Cork - 6 min walk
  • English Market - 10 min walk
  • Cork University Hospital - 32 min walk
  • Donovan's Bridge - 1 min walk
  • Glucksman Gallery - 2 min walk
  • Cork Public Museum - 5 min walk
  • Granary Theatre - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 18 min drive
  • Cork Kent Station - 30 min walk
  • Midleton Station - 19 min drive
  • Glounthaune Station - 25 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 30 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 1:30 PM-1:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11:30 AM
  • Express check-in
If you are planning to arrive after 1:00 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking on site

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German
  • Russian

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Garnish House Guesthouse’s small print

Also known as

  • Garnish Guesthouse
  • Garnish House Guesthouse
  • Garnish House Guesthouse Cork
  • Garnish House Cork
  • Garnish House
  • Garnish House Guesthouse Cork
  • Garnish House Guesthouse Guesthouse
  • Garnish House Guesthouse Guesthouse Cork


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Optional extras

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 14 for adults and EUR 8 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Garnish House Guesthouse

  • Does Garnish House Guesthouse offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Garnish House Guesthouse does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Garnish House Guesthouse currently open?
    This property is closed from March 20 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Garnish House Guesthouse?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Garnish House Guesthouse?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Garnish House Guesthouse?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Garnish House Guesthouse?
    You can check in from 1:30 PM to 1:00 AM. Check-out time is 11:30 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Garnish House Guesthouse?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Reidy's Vault (5-min walk), Cafe Depeche (5-min walk), and Café Paradiso (7-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8,8 From 290 reviews

Very good 8,0
Breakfast has got even better, just superb. Staff really nice and great location. Only gripe was that I could not find RTE2 on telly to watch match - but that might be my fault!
John, ie3 night business trip
Fair 4,0
room was noisy due to a water tank gurgling loudly all night. Teapot contained previous guests cold tea. No replenishment of teabags when room was serviced. Decent size room with comfy bed.
gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Very welcoming and friendly staff! Will definitely stay again!!
Lorna, ie1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Top notch service
Everything was great. Beds were comfortable, rooms were super clean, the shower had good pressure, breakfast was amazing, great service overall. They provided welcome tea and scones upon arrival.
Bianca, gb2 night trip with friends
Very good 8,0
Lovely, comfortable room , with in walking distance of city center, would stay again
Joe, ie1 night trip
Very good 8,0
Garnish House
Garnish House is a lovely little B & B. Reasonably priced located within walking distance of the city centre. The staff were efficient and friendly. I would have no reservations in recommending Harnish House for accommodation in Cork City.
Aidan, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Simply the BEST!!
Absolutely wonderful! I simply can't rate this place highly enough! On arrival, guests are shown to the dining room and presented with a sumptuous afternoon tea selection of home baked goodies, jams and a pot of tea - amazing! The duty manager who greeted me was extremely welcoming and helpful, taking my bags to my room and explaining details. My room, though small, was delightful, spotlessly clean, quiet and very comfortable. My request for a lower floor room - I have limited mobility - was happily granted. Whilst staying at Garnish House, my sore throat and cold developed into a sinus infection and bronchitis so I wasn't able to go sightseeing. However, my lovely room was a welcome retreat. Late checkout of 12pm (standard policy at Garnish House) was a lifesaver for me meaning that I could rest in bed until catching a taxi to my coach. When I did finally surface to say goodbye, a dear lady (I think she was the owner) greeted me and said just to sit in the lounge to wait for my taxi and she'd get a cup of tea for me. Bless her, not just a cup of tea but a whole pot together with scones, butter and jam!!! In every aspect - service above and beyond the norm, room condition, staff, value for money and location (very handy to town) Garnish House Guest House excels. I certainly wouldn't consider staying anywher else if I 'm fortunate enough to revisit Cork in the future and I highly recommend it to all travelers.
D E J, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Pleasant and good value
We stayed for a short weekend break. The service as impeccable. The room was on the small side, but suited our needs for the short stay. The walls with the adjoining room were a little thin, and later in the evening we could hear the room neighbours.
ie2 night trip
Very good 8,0
Best ever
I love this place. ome here every year. It's what it is - friendly, welcoming, all the essentials - and best breakfasts ever - = the rooms are slightly small and the bathroom fittings can be eccentric - the central heating is also a bit iffy and the views are grim BUT I'd rather stay here than the posh place down the road.
Catherine, gb2 night business trip
Very good 8,0
Paid a lot for this room-not worth the price. The guest house is nice and loved the welcoming tea HOWEVER the in room whirlpool didn't work and bathroom, though large was a bit run down. Did get some great dining recommendations from host. If you can get a reasonable rate I would recommend it but it is overpriced for sure.
Maureen, us1 night family trip

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