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Ballyhoura Hostel

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West End | Kilfinane, Limerick, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A large group of us booked out the hostel for a whole weekend. We were looking for somewhere off the beaten track and away from the cities & nightclubs around Ireland where we could have some fun together as a group. Séamus and Teresa were very warm, welcoming and engaging throughout our stay. The beds were heavenly, as was the... More 

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Thank Cool_Brian
BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Cool Brian, I totally agree, it was a blast of a weekend, so enjoyable for you but also for myself and Séamus, we thought ye were brilliant!! Yes, the pubs are proper old school and our visitors always seem to enjoy them and the locals enjoy the visitors. I'm so glad you all stayed here in Kilfinane and we really... More 

County Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for a weekend with a big group of lads for a stag party. The owners couldnt have been more accommodating. We couldnt have picked a better location due to this hostel. I would recommend Ballyhoura Hostel to everyone and I would love to come back in the future! 10/10

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Thank AnthonyFo1990
BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

You'd love to come back and we'd love you to come back too, it was a great weekend for us all. Thanks a million for leaving a great review for us, it means alot. See you the next time. Teresa More 

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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently booked out the Ballyhoura Hostel for a stag weekend and from start to finish Seamus & Teresa were absolutely amazing hosts. I honestly couldn't write a bad word about the hostel, its spacious, very comfortable throughout, great facilities, and the nicest people in the world running it. I've stayed in hostels all over the country and the world... More 

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Thank Ross H
BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Ross, it was our pleasure to have you and your group here with us, we thorougly enjoyed the whole weekend and were sorry to see ye going. However, I'm sure we will see many of you again and certainly yourself when you come to do some mountain biking. Looking forward to it and thanks a million for leaving that excellent... More 

Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just back from my stag party spent in Ballyhoura Hostel and every pub in the town. The hostel was amazing, comfortable, modern and most of all fun. Seamus and Teresa couldn't have been any more welcoming to us and made us feel at home all weekend! We're already planning our trip back down after the wedding to return that snooker... More 

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Thank Paul G
BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Paul, thanks so much for that excellent review, you did well to be able to compose it so soon after your weekend of fun! I met the landlady of Kelleher's bar today and she was singing your groups praises, she thought ye were great craic. Sure, your gang gave the town a great lift, it was so much fun... More 

Ansbach, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at Ballyhoura the first night of our trip to Ireland. This was our only hostel, the other places we stayed at were B&B's. Of all the places we stayed, Ballyhoura was the cleanest, friendliest, most convenient, best experience we had! The proprietors were informative and friendly and gave excellent recommendations on pubs and restaurants. I... More 

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Thank MeganClark4
BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Megan, we are delighted that you and Erica had a great time here and that you went to the pubs and entertained the locals! We really do hope you can come back again, maybe with the husbands the next time and do some mountain biking. Either way, we look forward to seeing you again at some stage and we really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time I've stayed at the Ballyhoura hostel. I had the opportunity of staying elsewhere when I returned to Kilfinane this year, but knew I wouldn't have half as much fun if I stayed anywhere else. It's one of the best hostels I've ever been to; and Seamus and Teresa's warmth, care over the details and comfort... More 

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Thank Lisa S
BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Lisa!! Great to have you review us a second time, thanks so much, you're so good!! We were so happy you decided to stay with us again, I think you know that we enjoy your company so much, you're alot of fun and seem so at home here. Here's to many more visits to Ballyhoura Hostel! Thanks, Teresa More 

Cork
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was part of the 16 Adults and 19 Kids that stayed in Ballyhoura over the New Year. (Already reviewed by the great Tony L) Just want to add that it is a stunning place to visit and stay. Have travelled a far bit thru Europe, Africa and Roscommon and have to say that it is by far the most impressive... More 

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Thank Niall K
BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Well Niall I can tell you now, its a GOOD sign that we knew your names by the end of the weekend. It was brilliant having you all stay, a great bunch altogether and we look forward to seeing you down here again inthe future. Hi to all the kids and the big kids!! Teresa More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A whole bunch of us (16 adults & 19 Kids) had a most enjoyable stay over New Years eve. The beds were very comfortable, the rooms clean and warm. The kitchen and shower facilities were excellent. The most welcoming aspect of all was the natural warmth and friendliness from the owners Seamus and Theresa. I hadn't stayed in a hostel... More 

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1 Thank Tony L
BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Tony, thanks a million for leaving that lovely review. We had such a great time with all of you, it was great having the place full of life. We look forward to seeing you down the line and hope you can return in better weather! Teresa More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This was my second time staying at the Ballyhoura Hostel and it was every bit as good as I remembered. I hadn't intended to stay there this time but was driving in the area at night and was very tired so I just called on the offchance that they'd be open. They were and had no problem putting me up... More 

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Thank eileenrosem
BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Eileen, it was lovely to have you stay with us again and we really appreciate you taking the time to leave another wonderful review, it means alot to us. Take care and we hope to see you again in the near future. Thanks again, Teresa More 

N. Ireland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

My son and I stayed here for two nights from the 26th Dec 15, we were taking part in an extreme off road 4x4 event in the area and usually booked into local hotels but decided to try the hostel( to be honest everywhere else was either booked up, closed or charging silly money). Did we get it right?? too... More 

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Thank samnitro
BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Thats such a great review, thanks a million Sam for taking the time to write it. We are delighted that you were so happy with your stay and we look forward to having you here the next time you are doing the 4x4. Until then, thanks again, Teresa More 

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