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Black Valley Hostel

Kerry Way, Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014
lauraellen97 Listowel, Ireland
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Listowel, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We stayed in the Black Valley Hostel for one night on a trip with my Transition Year Class. The hostel was perfect for our needs. There was four rooms with bunk beds, a kitchen, a TV room and several bathrooms. There is free Wifi and the password is posted on the wall. Phone reception is bad in the upstairs rooms,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We stayed there for 1 night. We got double private room. It was very clean and cosy. The challenge was to get there as the roads are more bike friendly. One remark:protect yourself against midges during the summer time.Strongly recommend this place to everybody who want to disconnect from the matrix.

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Stonington, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Nice hostel, but not one of the friendliest. This was the only hostel in County Kerry that we stayed in that charged extra for linens- 1 sheet and a pillow case. Toilets and showers were very nice. Everything was very clean. Water was not potable so we had to purify to use.

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Dublin, Ireland
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145 reviews 145 reviews
39 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

9 of us stayed there for one night. Hostel is located in the middle of nowhere and that is the good thing. It is very quiet over there and the area is amazing. Mountains, lake and narrow, windy road. For drivers is a true gem. We got two rooms. Bunk beds were comfy. Rooms were clean. We could not get... More

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37 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

This lovely hostel is really in the middle of nowhere and the internet description for the hostel did not convey the impression that it is deep in the valley. We saw only one sign coming from Beaufort and it is not for the good people urging us on in the right direction, we would probably have turned back. Still, the... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

We were walking part of the Kerry Way, it was our first trip to Southern Ireland, and we stayed in the Black Valley hostel on our second night. We booked a a double room with a private bathroom it was clean and the beds where made up. There is also a small shop at the hostel.The person who ran the... More

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Lille, France
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34 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011 via mobile

Nice hostel then, glad to reach it after walking 24km from killarney. Pretty basic but satisfactory. Be careful when You book, they dont have their own website, so the best thing is to call them, because they do have double rooms, which we didn't know... There is à grocery store in the hostel, very convenient and not that expensive actually.... More

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Killarney, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2010

Two friends and I down from Tyrone to climb, walk, and relax. The owner and his wife very friendly, helpful and laid back. we stayed four nights. The location may be a bit isolated but we had a car and brought supplies with us. If you are looking to get away from the rat-race,shopping and crowds and take in some... More

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Dublin, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2010

We were there in May bank holiday weekend. We couldn't find it at first, because I thought Black Valley is just the name. But it was in Black Valley - one of the most beautiful places in Ireland. Just beside Carrantuohill. Hostel is just refurbished and is in really good condition. Was just a little bit too cold, but only... More

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Esperance, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2009

this is a very basic hostel; if you need special foods, drinks, toiletiries, etc. you must bring them with you as there is only a small shop and not open most of the time. but, if you love being in a quiet place, in beautiful surroundings, this is a brilliant hostel to stay. it is next to a small church.... More

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Address: Kerry Way, Killarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
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