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Railway Hostel

Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015
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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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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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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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This hostel was pretty decent for the time we spent here. Each night we were at a different hostel and different city so we definitely got our share of seeing various places. It was very inexpensive here and we booked the Kangaroo room (which is a 4 bed dorm with a private bath). The bath was a stand-up shower with... More 

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Bilbao, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This hostel is located just beside the train station, as you can guess for its name. I stayed one night last weekend with some friends. The staff was polite with us and the day we were leaving they let us leave the suitcases in a room without paying, so that we were able to visit the city without carrying them.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I enjoyed staying at Railway. It has a cabin feel and a great atmosphere. The staff that I encountered during my short stay were very friendly. You couldn't ask for a better location if you're coming in via the rail as it is directly across the street. The price is fair and the rooms seem well maintained. I felt very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I picked this hostel primarily due to it's proximity to the rail station since I was meeting a tour there the following morning. The location was good, the beds were fine, the wifi was good, and the staff member working the front desk was nice. It got a bit rowdy, but probably because I was a solo traveler staying in... More 

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