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Knockree Youth Hostel

Lacken House, Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
86 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Great location along the Wicklow Way. Recently refurbished, the rooms are clean and bright with lovely hot showers and comfortable beds & bedding. Staff were really helpful and welcoming and theres lots of local information, maps, books on hand. Vending machines for drinks and chocolate were a sight for sore eyes! You can pre-order delicious breakfast ranging from continental to... More

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Kandersteg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Excellent hostel, close to Dublin but still in the mountains. On the Wicklow way and close to Enniskerry village. Kept to the highest of standards by a very helpful and accommodating team. Bedrooms will always be found in perfect condition. We always use the self catering kitchen though on the small side has everything a scout Troop would need. For... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

We we lucky have the whole hostel almost fully to ourselves (apparently there was one more guy, but we didn't see him). The location is breathtaking and the hostel is quite easy to find. The worker was very helpful although we didn't manage to find the short path to the river she advised us and got lost in the woods,... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

We arrived at the hostel on a dark, wet and windy night to find that our room had been upgraded! The room was big and very clean with a large and very comfortable double bed which had lovely clean sheets on it. The en suit was nice and clean with a good shower that had lovely HOT water, which was... More

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Very comfortable, well kitted out hostel! Very friendly accommodating staff and rooms are spacious, modern, clean and well kitted out, most with en Suite. Great base for walking in the Wicklow mountains.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I really enjoyed my visit to Knockree it was really away from it all, pleasant and helpful staff, great kitchen and dining area, breakfast was also provided if you choose. Rooms comfortable but would have liked a locker in my room. I will be back it was so relaxing. Met really friendly people. Recommend it highly. We did a moonwalk... More

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Kathmandu, Nepal
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Worst experience I've ever had at a hostel. I say that having spent a total of 18 months backpacking in hostels through India, South East Asia and South America. Myself and my friend wanted to walk part of the Wicklow way over a few days so we booked a twin room. The room itself was disappointing, at the back of... More

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14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Stayed here as part of large organised group. Staff were very amenable and accommodating of our sometimes rowdy (but lovely) young people, even down to the late-night, accidental fire alarm. The surroundings are scenic, the grounds have plenty of spaces and the hostel, despite being large, really retains a homely feel- the TV room feels like you really could be... More

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19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

If you are looking for a getaway in to the Wicklow mountains be it for a walking or cycling break you will get no better location than this hostel. Friendly staff at check in, great facilities and easy on the pocket this was a great find. Lovely atmosphere among the other guests which added to our stay. Stunning scenery all... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

This place is excellent, so far from the usual hostel. the rooms are modern, spacious, comfortable and cool. The whole place is so cool, great laid back atmosphere and funky furnishings. We loved the sunny breakfast room and beautiful grounds. The food was yummy and we were glad of the kitchen for making our own lunches to take with us... More

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Address: Lacken House, Wicklow, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Wicklow
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Ranked #1 of 5 Specialty lodging in Wicklow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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