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Railway Hostel

Dennehy's Bohereen (The Friary), Killarney, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Nanaimo, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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 August 5, 2014

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
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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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Address: Dennehy's Bohereen (The Friary), Killarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 114
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