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Railway Hostel

Dennehy's Bohereen (The Friary), Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Nanaimo, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only good thing I can say about the railway hostel is that it has a good location. They say they provide a light breakfast. If you like white bread and sugar cereal that's good, because that's breakfast. I can only speak about my room. I am in the double, private bathroom room, called the husky room. So far the... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel was quite dirty. The co-ed bathrooms were rarely cleaned, and the showers were worse with mold on the ceiling. It says "free breakfast" but what I went down all I found was some pieces of white bread, an really old toaster and maybe a couple cups of cereal in a container. There is wifi in all the rooms... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here over the weekend with a stag party, I couldn't get over how ignorant the staff were! If a hostel doesn't want large groups it shouldn't book them. We hadn't over €1000 on arrival and got nothing but hassle off the staff afterwards! We were accused of letting off a fire extinguisher (which we didn't, another group of lads... More

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is just that, a hostel. There are cigarette burns in the bedding and nothing fancy here, I mean not even hand soap which is fine, it's a hostel. However if you have any interest in sleeping while staying here, forget about it! It's actually kind of funny how many things are trying to keep you awake. The walls... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Disgusting shared toilets... Not regularly cleaned! Build up of dirt and grime in showers ... They have not been cleaned in a very long time!! Drains were clogged with hair so showers overflowed! Very noisy ... Seems like hostel rules are not enforced!! Young people running around the halls screaming and banging things! We found hairs in our beds... Bed... More

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Irish in Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Not much to say really . Noisy, damp,smelly unclean room. Asked to be moved. The second one wasn't much better and the bed linen had a cigarette odour! Won't be returning! It's location is ideal but that's it I'm afraid.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Came ova for a poker tournament & expected the place would be a dive. Only to be pleasantly surprised by the helpful polite staff, the cleanliness of my room & amount of shower cubicles available. Due to my AA getting cracked I made an early exit back to the hostel, logged into their W-Fi & watched Netflix for a few... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

It was not great. It was good that it is near the city center I don't expect much from an hostel. It was not terrible because it was not dirty. The beds where hard but not so old. The toilet was not working, you needed to open the toilet and press an button in site to flush. I don't know... More

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Nuremberg, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

When we went into our room, it smelled very strange inside. At night, it was too hot, the walls are like paper, you hear everything!! The beds are too small and the blankets seemed like already used before. The facilities were very dirty... I can't recommend it to anyone but my worse enemy.

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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

The worst night ever spent Ina hostel,first was met by a horrible member of staff didn't like her job much, then got to the room which was on the downstairs floor across form the kitchen area, do no get this room if staying as in the night it was extremely noisy!! People coming in all night roaring and hanging around... More

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Address: Dennehy's Bohereen (The Friary), Killarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
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The Killarney Railway Hostel is situated across the road from the Bus and Train stations in the heart of Killarney Town. It is close to the famous Killarney National Park and an ideal base from which variousother beautiful destnaions may be explored. The Hostel has everything one would need for a pleasant vacation including complimentary breakfast, self catering Kitchen, 24 hour recepton and FREE Wi Fi access. ... more   less 
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