Number Forty Eight

48 Lower Glanmire roadCorkIreland
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About Number Forty Eight

Housed in a colourful Victorian style house, Number Forty Eight offers quaint bed and breakfast accommodation in an area of the city close to Cork Kent Train Station.

Each of the simple rooms is set up as a twin or double and includes hot drinks making facilities, TVs, and work desks. An en-suite bathroom accompanies every room and includes complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.

Free Wi-Fi is included throughout the property and there are also public parking opportunities nearby. Staff can also assist with local tour and ticket bookings, as well as advice for the local area.

A full Irish breakfast is included for all guests each morning, served in the in-house dining room. Special dietary requirements can be catered for with advance notice.

Cork Opera House is just over 15 minutes on foot from the Number Forty Eight, whilst The English Market and St Augustine’s Church are around two kilometres away.


48 Lower Glanmire road, Cork, Ireland
Telephone: +353(21)4505790 | Fax: +353(21)4505790 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent breakfast

The majority of guests find that the breakfast served by this guesthouse is of an excellent standard. Reviews frequently praise the meal for its size and taste, with guests feeling it is one of the highlights of their stay.

Good quality customer service

Staff at this property are consistently praised for their welcoming and helpful approach. Guests report that the hosts create a unique atmosphere in the guesthouse and make guests feel at home. Reviews also mention the good advice given for the local area, including logistical details and recommendations.

Convenient location

Reviews praise the location of this property for its close proximity to the city centre as well as to Cork Kent Train Station. Guests enjoy being able to access many facilities and points of interest on foot and feel it is convenient not having to rely on transportation during their stay.

Negative Reviews

Outdated fittings and furnishings

There are an array of reviews which criticise the property for feeling outdated. Particular criticism is given to the furniture in the rooms, which guests state to be old and worn. As a result, many guests feel that the comfort of the room is reduced.

Small rooms

The rooms of this bed and breakfast are often labelled as small by reviews, something which is felt to be a negative aspect of the property. Guests feel that there is not much space to enjoy and thus larger rooms would make the stay more comfortable.

Rating Overview

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7.8 /10
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    7.9 /10
7.8 out of 10 based on 179 reviews