All students staying in the residence are on a full board basis. Students will have breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday to Friday and at the weekends, will have breakfast and dinner on campus and will receive a packed lunch. Wi fi is available on campus.
Students staying in Host Families are also on full board basis, however they will receive a packed lunch daily. There is a supplement for host family students of €50 per week if they wish have hot lunches in the college Monday to Friday. This request must be made at time of booking.
TYPE OF ROOM:
Accommodation in Blackrock college is divided into twin, triple and four bedded rooms. Showers and toilets are situated on each floor. Multi-bedded rooms are also available for younger students.
Bathrooms and showers are located on each floor.
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE ACCOMMODATION:
The castle which is a listed Georgian property has undergone extensive refurbishment in the last 3 years and accommodates approximately 100 people.
LINEN & TOWELS:
Towels are NOT provided by the college
Linen will be changed once a week
Students who have lost/misplaced room keys must be accompanied by a group leader in order to gain access to their rooms. Rooms should be left in the same condition as when students arrive.
•Students must keep their room clean and tidy
•Students are not allowed to invite guests into the residence
•Students who are not residing in the accommodation are not allowed to stay in the rooms
•Girls are not allowed to stay in the boys' rooms and vice versa
•Students are responsible for any damages/breakages caused to school/ accommodation property
There are 24 hour security guards monitoring the campus, dealing with security related matters and responding to fire alarm activations. Students may be asked to identify themselves and respond to directions relating to safety and security.
Bedrooms will be cleaned daily and rubbish removed by the cleaning staff during the week. During occupancy bed line will be replaced once per week. Rooms will be fully serviced between occupancies.
Room keys will be provided to each student. Lost or broken keys can be replaced by Blackrock College staff at a cost of €50 each, should a key be subsequently found the cost will be refunded to the student.
Laundry for students staying in the college is included in the package and is done once a week.