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Blackberry Lodge Hostel

The Mall, Dingle, Ireland
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Ranked #12 of 14 Specialty lodging in Dingle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

We booked a room for July 2013 back in March through hostelbookers.com. We arrived after a hot day on the bus to find out when asking directions at the Tourist office that Blackberry Lodge has been shut down due to breaking fire regulations. At no point did we receive notification of the closure, or even an email to say that... More

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6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Room was perfect, we had shared bathroom facilities which were spotless. The kitchen has a lovely homely feel to it with everything you might need. It's location is ideal for nights out and general exploration of Dingle. The owner was lovely giving us advice on where to go and most importantly where the good deals are! Overall an excellent experience!

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Cork, Ireland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Had the misfortune of staying here for the weekend. I'm fairly well travelled and I have not seen worse. Good reviews MUST be written by the owner. Using the shower was disgusting where there was a greeny fungus in large quantities growing. I seriously wouldn't wash my dog there. The toilet was filthy, had to go to a near by... More

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Atlanta
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Review is based on our stay - everyone's will be different. Have an OPEN MIND... This was the frist stop on 13 day trip, we arrived at about 2 pm to find note saying check in @ 5pm - no problem we (Family of 4 - including 17 year old and 23 year old) walked the awesome City. I went... More

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Limerick
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

I have stayed in this hostel three times.. i cannot fault it the rooms are absolutely spotless and the owner was such a lovely man he was very friendly and helped us with the nicer places to eat and discounts in different restaurants.. I really enjoy staying there and i am looking forward to staying there the next time i... More

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Seattle, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
3 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights in late April. The hostel itself isnt much to love. The room was a little dirty and cold, but clean linens were already on the bed for us and they were clean and comfy. Simple rooms and common area, but the Wifi works great and the doors locked. We felt that our stuff was... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Had a lovely weekend in Dingle basic accommodation but clean and friendly. In great location would definitely recommend and return!!

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Limerick, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

We booked late (the day before we arrived) but we were told if there were any complications with our room alternative accommodation would be provided. When we arrived we were told they were over booked, the owner showed us a room (that doubled as a bar!!) and said he would put two beds in it, we went out for a... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011

Couldnt get any response on the door until we rang the number on the limited battery life left on the mobile.Owner was available but gave us the door entry code and which room we were in.I know we had booked budget accomodation but this was dirty with marks and stains on the floors and walls, it smelt, the mattress was... More

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Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2010

The Blackberry Lodge Hostel was amazing! From the moment we arrived till the day we said our goodbyes, it was a place I will never forget. The owners, David and Geraldine, were the most friendly and helpful people. Simply put; they were welcoming, ready to share their beautiful town with us and just downright genuine people. Couldn't have asked for... More

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Address: The Mall, Dingle, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Dingle Peninsula > Dingle
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