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Ballinskelligs, Ballinskelligs, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
felicity c Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Skellig hostel for a week this summer. It is a brilliant place to stay for families. There is a great beach about 5 minutes walk down the hill and a chocolate factory about 10 minutes drive away. The family rooms are spacious and have their own bathroom. The staff at the hostel are brilliant with kids and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skellig lodge is a wonderful place to stay. It's cheap, comfortable and practical. The rooms have everything you need. Great facilities, kitchen, dining room and TV room with games. They provide tea, milk etc as well as bread, butter, jams etc. And most evenings they bake goodies for the guests. The view of the sea is beautiful. It's 5 min... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While cycling the ring of Kerry with my son, we stayed one night in the Skellig Lodge. The hostel is located a short walk away from the beautiful beech of Ballinskelligs and it was more like a guesthouse than hostel. It is suited to individuals, groups or families like ourselves. Our host was very friendly and helpful, making us feel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Everything about this hostel is fantastic, from the staff to the facilities to the location, one thing Is its a bit of a walk up from the local pub but I wouldn't let that put me off going back again.

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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

From the first to the last day everything was just great. Not that we had just a nice room with a wonderful view over the bay (even from the bed).. the hostel was very clean and the armosphere was very familiar. You were able to ask everything. Now that I´m at home again I´m a bit sad.

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

I stayed 4 nights with my friends and it was very good. The room was clean, not very spacious though, beds comfortable (except one). We used the shared bathroom which was huge and water always as hot as you wish. A heater in the room was crazy hot when turned on. We did not use it too much, but I... More

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

My wife and i stayed here for 2 nights over a weekend in July.....it was very quiet. i would give it a mark between average and very good, as a couple of things were lacking...no waste bin in room, no coffee pot in kitchen, but apart from these little things it was fine, a good base for touring and a... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

This is how hostels should be. People travelling in this neck of the woods are going to want somewhere warm clean and dry to rest their weary heads-and this does the job. we got a double room en suite which was perfectly nice, with plenty of hot water in a nice shower. we didn't use the kitchen or sitting room... More

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Stayed for 3 nights-the hostel is good value, very quiet location, well-appointed kitchen and bathrooms etc, very clean, nice management. I would definitely recommend it for a quiet break in an idyllic place .

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Trim, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

Very nice hostel. The kitchen is well equipped and very clean. The bathroom was also clean and the shower was very nice. My dorm had 3 beds (no bunks which is brilliant). My only complaint was the bedding, which comprised of a very thin duvet. I was freezing cold and hence slept badly. It's a shame, because if I had... More

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Address: Ballinskelligs, Ballinskelligs, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Ballinskelligs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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