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Dempsey's Hostel

Eastern Road, Kinsale, Ireland
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far the most enjoyable weekend I've had in Kinsale! Finola at Dempsey's hostel couldn't do enough for us! The hostel was spotless, even with 13 rugby players floating about, and the beds were comfy and clean. I can't say enough about the hospitality of Finola, from the minute we arrived she was as close to a mammy as we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time to the Kinsale 7s and my first stay in Dempsey's Hostel. The whole experience was unbelievable but the highlight for me had to be the hostel. The craic we had as a group in the hostel was top notch and Finola was like our Mother for the weekend. She washed our wet gear and made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 13 of us stayed here for 3 nights over the May Bank holiday weekend. I have to say I was blown away by the hospitality we were shown by Finola. She went out of her way to accommodate us in any way she could. Be it making sandwiches or doing loads of washing, Finola was fantastic to... More 

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County Roscommon, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having never been to Kinsale 7s I really didn't know what to expect but I can safely say it was one of the best weekends of my life and one of the major contributing factors to this was the fantastic accommodation in that of Dempseys Hostel. The hospitality shown by the Lady of the house Finola was truly incredible. Washing... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms very nice and clean. Finnola was the woman in charge and she made the whole weekend for us. Washing and drying all our gear she really took care of us. One of the best places I've stayed for hospitality alone. Will definitely stay again and couldn't recommend it enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here once before and I can honestly say this has been by far the best experience yet and I think this is mainly down to Finola and her outstanding warmth and kindness she showed to us all.we had a truly unbelievable experience and will not be forgotten. This is my fourth time to Kinsale and I could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

22 of us stayed at Dempsey's for the Kinsale Sevens weekend, it was absolutely perfect for what we needed. Finola looked after us all so well, making sure we had everything we needed and she even washed our dirty rugby kit. I would definitley recommend this hostel, we have never been looked after so well.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't normally stay in hostels so, I've probably marked it down one star just because this isn't my usual standard of accommodation. Everything was fine, if a little shabby, but not outside of hostel standards.. Bed was very comfortable. Bathrooms were fine and clean. Kitchen clean and well equipped, though we didn't use it. However, the hotel manager, Fionnula,... More 

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Kinsale, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was 3 weeks in Dempsey's Hostel for work. Is a beautifull place with a very good frendly with the staff. Very good choice quality/price.Therfore, is close to town and near to bus stop. The services ; rooms, kitchen, bathrooms are great.

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County Cork, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We would be long time guests at this hostel I am hearing a lot of very positive things about the new management, now I would argue the place was best when handled by past managers, we had a sneaky little look around there was nobody in charge at that time but it was open,manager was out the back and we... More 

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