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Ballinskelligs, Ballinskelligs, Ireland
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Skellig Hostel
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there in August-2014. Just a perfect place for those who plan to enjoy Ballinskelligs / Glen region. Everything is wonderful: room, shower/toilet, kitchen, cleanliness, price/quality. Washing = 8 euro per machine, much better than to spend precious time for washing in such a wonderful place. Frida (owner) is really VERY friendly. Beach (with castle and abbey) is only 700-800... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Excellent hostel type accommodation. Staff were lovely and VERY accommodating despite our late arrival. Rooms are simple, clean and very comfortable. Basics are catered for and free WiFi is a bonus. Port Magee is a small fishing town closest to Skellig Michel, a UNESCO world heritage site. This hostel is perfect for a one-night budget stay whilst traveling through.

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is such a great place! The owner is so sweet and welcoming. The location is amazing, and the scenery unbelievable. This is paradise. The beach is near, as is the pub. The closest store is a bit further away, but when the weather permits, the walk is totally worth it! We will most certainly be back. The hostel itself... More

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Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We used Skelligs Lodge for our now annual Skelligs Star Party.. Frida and the rest of the Staff are so friendly and accommodating, we had the use of the excellent kitchen facilities,the grounds were perfect for us all to set up our scopes.. The clear night skies view is truly second to none as Skelligs has been designated as a... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This hostel is in a beautiful part of the world with a lovely Blue Flag beach 5mins walk down the road. The lovely lady who greeted us was welcoming and a good laugh. Our room was clean and good value for money.Recommended!

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Portstewart, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were checked in by Freda who made us feel very welcome throughout our stay. We had an ensuite room and it was very clean and comfortable. No TV but we wanted a cheap base for our stay and this was very good value for money. Close to the harbour where we took a boat trip to Skellig Michael. Kitchen... More

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Trim Meath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stayed from the 9th to the 12th of August. The place is spotless and Freda our hostess was fantastic.My husband and I are in our 50s and were a little nervous about staying in a hostel, we need not have worried. Most of the people we met were families and couples enjoying the beauty of this area. St Finians Bay... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stayed one night at the Skellig Lodge Hostel in Ballinskelligs a few days ago and wished we could have stayed longer. We had booked a family room for four with a shared bathroom at short notice. On arrival we were greeted warmly by Farida who runs the place. She showed us around the excellent facilities and also informed us... More

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County Kerry, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

excellent hostess wonderful cakes made by her cead mile failte irish welcome suberb facilites for family kids loved bunk beds wonderful beach and fab location for touring portmagee skellig ring derrynane beach great experience will be back again very soon! great value a haven of tranquality very friendly helpful staff loved our stay thank you Mary frances James&emma

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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Declan, the owner was most courtious, kind and helpful . He contacted me the day before we arrived to ask what could he cook for my breakfast as Iam a coeliac . He again text on the morning of our arrival with directions W when we arrived we were offered coffee or tea , The room was clean and fresh... More

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Address: Ballinskelligs, Ballinskelligs, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Ballinskelligs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 23
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