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Railway Hostel

Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015
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Rennes, France
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Poor room, dirty shower, what is worst is the greeting by the woman at reception - I found her to be most rude and uninterested in giving me a kind welcome to our time in Killarney. Dont like to be gestured at by pointing a finger, I am not an animal.

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Galway, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bathrooms were disgusting. Bedrooms were disgusting, found a nail in my bed. Staff were rude, when checking in was lectured about all the things one cant do. Overall a uncomfortable visit, could not wait to get out of the place.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend stayed for 2 nights in July. We both have travelled a lot and seen some crappy hostels around the world, but this was by far the worst! Room was dirty and so were the sheets. Sheets smelled bad and had hair and pubic hair/ chest hair on them. We asked a man in the reception for... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The railway hostel is essentially a tale of two aspects. Starting with the positives, the staff really were lovely in helping us book a bus trip to the Killarney national park which was a great help as we were only there for one night. However the real issues for me with the railway hostel was the conditions of the rooms... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

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 June 9, 2015 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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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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