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Railway Hostel

Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
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1 room 1 adult
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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great atmosphere (even later when we mooved to a more fancy and moder hostel we missed this one)we met really friendly and interesting people (staff and oher travelers). located just outside of the center of killarney, so you can go partying but you are not disturbed later in the night by the sound from the street. it is not the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I know it was cheap for Ireland standars, but I have to say I have paid the same money in other places and got much more. There is not enough toilets for so many people, I even had to qeue a few times to brush my teeth. Toilets were dirty, and the room was old. Yes, it was cheap, but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

I am simply giving this place a one due to the paid staff there - NOT the management/owners. The management are the most rude, disrespectful and welcoming people I had ever met and should nOT be working in tourism - they made racist remarks about the people (including myself) in my dorm room as well as, offensive remarks about tourists... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights in September. The hostel is fine by any standard. Very simple, pretty well equiped breakfast, okay (free) breakfast, clean bathrooms etc. Downside- the woman who runs the hostel was very rude to us for no apparent reason eg saying: "Is this going to be a quick question?" When we were just wanting advice (and... More 

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Thank Juliaboughton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Absolutly great position, just two minutes walking from the bus station and maybe five from the center. The room was ok, tidy and confortable. The bathroom got dirty really fast but this is due to people grossness. The breakfast is reaaaally basic but ok afterall. The girl at the reception is a bit unpolite!!!

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Clayton, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

The rooms are simple, but kept clean and are great to crash after a long day of hiking in the park (check in is after 3:00 pm so rooms can be cleaned). There's a kitchen for cooking (be considerate and clean up after yourself, do your own dishes). The owners and staff were very helpful and friendly and answered my... More 

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Thank Avery C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

We were a bit apprehensive after reading a few reviews of this place and seeing lots of people commenting that the sheets were dirty. The first thing we checked when arriving were the sheets and they were... clean! In fact the whole room smelled clean. Good location that allowed you to walk into town easily. All in all pretty good... More 

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Thank Katie E
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Not to be confused with the railway lodge which is very close by. Upon arriving, it was easy to park although there are only 5 spaces. The place has plenty of posters and info on things to do. The receptionist was concise and to the point, wasn't rude like others have mentioned. We were given towels and informed of the... More 

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Thank Holly W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Location is great easy walk to town centre and the rooms are grand with comfortable beds, nice common area too, value for money is really good you won't get anything cheaper that is comfortable I would stay there again

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Thank Peter L
Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Good location, new showers and bathrooms. It has everything you expect it to have. Working kitchen and wi-fi, the girl on the reception was very gentle, however boy on the next day wasn't so. If you go in a hostel you don't expect it to be a hotel, saying that I can tell this hostel is completely "ok".

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