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Kilkenny Tourist Hostel

35 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a bit overdue (sorry Angela), but I stayed in the Kilkenny Tourist Hostel for 35 days and loved the whole experience. Beds are what you expect from a hostel of this price, but they were comfortable and the showers always had hot water. There was plenty of space and appliances in the very clean kitchen for several people... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is very much an individual hostel in a historic building – which is a nice way to say that it is old and in need of an overhaul. However, for the price it is excellent value. Good location, although as you would expect being near a pub, it is pretty noisy at night. Bed was reasonably comfortable. Shared bathrooms... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stayed 1 night and there were some loud guests in the kitchen after midnite. The staff guy was trying to get them to be quiet, but this wasn't working, fortunately they weren't on the third floor. the place was clean. The kitchen was clean and supplied. Recycling was wonderful. Great location. Parking was in a public lot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We were a mixed group of five and stayed for severeal nights. The staff was friendly and helpful, just not easily available at night. The kitchen was nice and spatious and included a really good system of marking your own food, so it was always clear which food belongs to whom, and guests leaving left their food behind marked "free".... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

an ok hostel, good location. went with a group of 14 girls, wasn't advised of the €20 security deposit on booking, another group of girls also staying there did not have to pay this security deposit - staff not all on the same page!! limited showers and bathrooms but rooms were ok

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Very welcoming staff! We stayed there only one night, they gave us lots of information on where to see traditional music (options and where they were located), and where nearby parking was.....we stayed on the top floor and looked out on the street. Two showers on top floor (unisex). Sink in hallway was handy for brushing teeth. Location was perfect,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The positives: The staff were warm and friendly We were welcome to stick around and make use of the communal facilities after checking out The location is superb, a two minute walk from the main centre of Kilkenny The kitchen area was large and had a lot of emphasis on recycling The negatives: There were no working lights in the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Reservation: 8 bed dorm, female only Neighborhood (the edges of city centre): The hostel has a red door on it. Locals often know it as “the hostel with the red door”. It is along the main street, but a good walk from the busiest part of town. It is a safe and well-lit place at night, though fairly empty. The... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Excellent hostel; The staff were so lovely. 2euro parking a day and bus and trains from Dublin. It was such a friendly atmosphere. Comfortable beds and clean rooms. It was great to have the use of the kitchen and even though we didn't use the common area I could see it was a relaxing surrounding. I didn't sleep much at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

Located in walking distance of the city is the best part of staying here. Free WiFi large dining area, large common area. Friendly helpful staff. Very busy during our two day visit. Seeing Kilkenny is a definite, great city.

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Address: 35 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
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