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Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 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 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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Omaha, Nebraska
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Dirty smelly filthy pit . bathroom filthy toilet bowl soiled never cleaned mould on the bathroom tiles,pubic hairs in the bed, walls filthy in the rooms. I have informed the health authorities of this hostel.rip off Ireland.com

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I have to give this a 5 because for only ten euros a night You get a central location, luggage, coffee, wifi, linen and staff that goes way out of their way to help u plan your trip without extra cost! It's the perfect place to crash after a long sojourn in the national park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Half of the staff really friendly, the other half seemed a bit less friendly than the other hostels I've been at. There was a disastrous night where there were two large groups and many of them were up screaming from 8pm till 4am the next morning, vomiting eveyrwhere. It is a shame they allow such large groups to come and... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Arrived for two nights to go hillwalking , No fire exit or safety notice. I canted room with a friend who was leaving who had a single room. The towel she used was still lying on hr bed damp thus conforming the bed cad not been changed. What really troubled me was the full time characters who stayed there namely... More 

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Address: Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 114
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