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Railway Hostel

Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
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Railway Hostel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just spended one night at the hostel in a four bed room. It was okay but nothing more. The room was very small and no place for your stuff. I don't think that they changed the bed linen. Breakfast was very basic but okay for the price I payed. The location is quite good.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel has a prime location and great price. The rooms were kind of dirty and the beds were not at all comfortable, but you get what you pay for. Breakfast was standard and the employees were happy and helpful. Decent, would recommend if on a tight budget.

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Eindhoven
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We booked a private room for 2 persons, without reservation. The lady at the desk was very helpful and took her time explaining the do's and don'ts. The hostel is located close to the public transport, as is it to the center of Killarney.

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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Railway Hostel was very clean, and was perfect for our large group to divide up and have cheap, decent rooms for the night. We had a group of 14 adults, some married couples, needing a cheap place to stay after climbing in beautiful Kilarney Park all day. Railway was cheap enough, that for 3 rooms of bunk beds, it was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I booked the hostel for one night. The room I was given was tiny which wouldn't be a problem if you could store luggage under the bed. I was lucky to be the only person in this 4 people bedroom, otherwise the suitcases would have covered 3/4 of the floor Furthermore the room was freezing. Apparently the heating is only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Stayed overnight on a school trip for one day with 53 others and it was perfect. Rooms were spacious and ideal, kitchen was nice could do with a bit more equipment for cooking but very ideal, free wifi, hot showers, comfy beds and friendly staff. Couldnt ask more from a hostel

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Cork, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The location of this place is very good. The beds are comfortable and the place looks clean. However, for the first time in my life I got eaten by bedbugs! My leg has dozens of very itchy bites that came from bedbugs in that place - plain and simple.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Fantastic little hostel that i would happily stay at again. Basic and clean just what you pay for. Right in the heart of the town, perfect for a night out. Staff were warm and welcoming. Good use of space and communal areas. Will stop again in the future.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Staff polite,very basic room.It was beyond freezing..we were wearing out hats in bed,and lookibg for anything to put on us ro keep warm,the duvets were so old and thin!There was a 'heater' in our room which we were trying to turn on and eventually had.to ask a member of staff to help us to find out it was air con... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Great staff! Great location! Great wifi! What more could you want? Apart from free accommodation. It was good value and the staff were always happy to help and have a chat. I shall be returning to The Railway Hostel when I return to Killarney

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