English courses in Ireland Accommodation options for students

ACET offers two excellent choices of accommodation to our students. All our accommodation options are quality controlled by our accommodation team and reviewed by our students after every stay.

Homestay accommodation in Ireland

Homestay accommodation is on a half board basis from Monday to Friday with breakfast and an evening meal and full board basis (light lunch) during the weekend. Homes are included in our panel of homestays following a visit from the accommodation services administrator. Houses are located in good residential areas of Cork and on a bus route. Clients should expect an average of 50 minutes travelling time to ACET. The main selection criteria are a friendly atmosphere and clean comfortable surroundings.

Single or twin room

Sufficient bed linen to be warm

Weekly change of bed linen

Light laundry facilities

Continental breakfast, evening meal. Light lunch is provided at weekends

Homestay host
Acet - Our English students Homestay
ACET Homestay


All accommodation placements are subject to a €65 administration fee.

Homestay – until May 18, 2024Single or twin room**€240/ per week
Homestay – from May 18, 2024 €300 / per week
Extra night€40 / per person
**Twin rooms can only be booked by clients travelling in pairs who wish to share a room.  
Special Dietary requirements (Coeliac, gluten free, vegan, vegetarian etc.)     €50 / per week / per person

Student Residences

These apartments (40 minutes walk or 10 minutes by bus) are available from end of May to August.



Each apartment has a fully fitted kitchen/living room all cooking utensils & appliances

Bed linen is supplied

Electricity and heating included

Wifi access in all bedrooms

Secure key card system for apartment and room entry

Residential wardens, security patrols at night and CCTV

Located on 2 bus routes to city centre

Adjacent to shops, pharmacy, pubs, church & sports complex

Fully stocked shop on the complex

Nationality / gender mix are not guaranteed

Residence management reserves the right to inspect the apartment at all times

Cork Student Residence
Student Residence ACET
ACET Student Residence
Student Residence Cork


All accommodation placements are subject to a €65 administration fee.

Student residence – June 1 to August 17, 2024Single room€220 / per week
Extra night€40 / per person

Hotels & Guesthouses

  • Gresham Metropole (3 star) – Mac Curtain Street, Cork city centre
    5 minute walk to ACET
  • Clarion Hotel (4 star) – Lapps Quay, Cork city centre
    10 minute walk to ACET
  • Gabriel House Guesthouse – Summerhill North, Cork
    5 minute walk to ACET

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