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Dempsey's Hostel

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

Stayed over night with brothers and sister. Lady (finoula)so welcoming and friendly. Everything was spotless. Lovely fresh clean bedding. Comfy beds. Got a great night sleep. Enjoyed a lovely coffee in the morning chatting with the lady. Couldn't believe how cheap it was. Fantastic value for money. Very homely. Will definitely stay there again and would recommend to anyone.

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a hellish week in Dempsey's hostel which many may know is in an immensely stunning town called Kinsale, now I resided in Dempsey's for one week as I wanted to spend my holiday time exploring this part of Ireland, my partner and children were always saying we'd visit and should this happen it'll be for at least a... More 

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castel san pietro terme
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good hostel, the new management make great change! The house is nice, clean and comfortable. The bedrooms are big and comfortable. There is a small kitchen but very handy and with everything you could need! There's also a sitting room and a terrace! But the best part are the people, the lady who menage the hostel is very friendly, funny... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stayed there New years eve 2014. Such a handy spot. The owner was very nice ! All we wanted was a place to Lay the heads after a good night and it did just that!! The room we stayed in was perfect too! Cheers Dempseys hostel 👍

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My girlfriend and I opted for this hostel as a stage of our trip, so we didn’t have many expectations. Moreover, it’s the only one hostel in Kinsale. We found it sufficiently clean and very cheap. We didn’t have any problem with neighbours, as in many other rewiews, and also the staff was very kind and always helpful.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

A little out of town, behind a petrol station and joined to a car garage. Looked a bit dumpy, clearly not the nicest surroundings. Paid 20 euro for a tiny room with some sort of industrial equipment squeezed in to it. Good eating area, kitchen and bathrooms ok but not worth the cost.

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I started out really excited and very much looking forward to my 1st visit to kinsale and after a reassuring and personable phone conversation with ...the "warden" i think he said, I was all geared up for a wonderful trip with my whole family,let me tell you it was a complete foul up, the hostel is old and small but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

I decided to take a chance on this little accomodation despite reading such damming reviews, I thought I will make up my own mind, it is such a peachy spot, the whole inside has undergone repainting and you can really tell, fresh magnolia walls, deep red doors and shelfing units, the warden (Roy) is a busy beaver never once did... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We travelled through Ireland and slept mostly in Hostels. As well in Kinsale. There is only one Hostel, it is called "Dempseys". From the outside it looks kind of nice with the blue color. We paid for 2 persons 22 Euro each and wondered about the high price, because we never paid that much in other Hostels. After we checked... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I actually found this hostel purely by chance as I was cycling through this gorgeous quaint little town(sorry if this offends the locals but it IS little : ) ...) the house is a bright blue and the massive sign leaves no doubt what it is and I decided to pop in and when I was enthusiastically greeted by the... More 

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