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Portmagee Hostel

Skellig Ring Road, Portmagee, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Daltaniux Bologna, Italy
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Bologna, Italy
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very clean and well organized. There's nothing to do in Portmagee except get drunk in the main pub and hope that the day after you can do a boat trip to the close Unesco site of Skellig Island. A bit expensive considering the location, this hostel is located 5 minutes walking from the harbour and from the village's pub. Congratulations... More

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Valentia Island, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Portmagee Hostel is the most pleasant place to rest your bones after walks in Bray head Valentia Island walk or Drive to the Skellig Chocolate Factory and Chocolate tasting :photo shots in the area is out of this world

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Lecco, Italy
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was two times in this hostel. And I met the real Irish mood, the craic, on the sea, in front of valencia island. A small town but a beautiful place. Fishermen are in the pub in the evening and you can meet good people, local people!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

For family room during Easter we paid 50 euro what is a bargain. Room was big enough for 4 adults and one 3 years old. Other places were at least for double price or more. Hostel itself is quite new and clean. Kitchen well facilitated. Highly recommended

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Based on the good reviews on the internet, I'd had expected a nicer place to stay. The hostel recently added "luxury basic accommodation" to its name. PLEASE REMOVE LUXURY. I travelled with my three children on a small budget and had booked a family room for two nights. Let's just call it what it was: a small basically "IKEA" furnished... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The best hostel I have been! We had a double room with private bathroom that was very clean. the kitchen as well was clean and well organize, The village is lovely and the hostel just 3 minutes walking from the arbour. The staff very friendly.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We stayed in the twin room with a shared bathroom. Overall the room was spacious, clean with a comfortable bed. The hostel was also equipped with a basic kitchen (with a microwave, stoves, toaster etc) and free parking. Was also pleased with the service received wherein they were kind enough to answer all my queries promptly prior to my arrival.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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23 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This is a large hostel located a 5 min walk from Portmagee. The rooms are modern good sized and very clean. The Kitchen is large, well equiped and clean, and even has tea, coffee, sugar,etc for guests. There are heaters in the rooms and plenty of hot water for showers. The girl who runs the hostel is friendly and helpful.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Spent two nights at Portmagee Hostel in a en-suite room. Very clean, decent sized room with comfortable bed. The place is within a short walk from the pier, so if you planned a boat trip to the Skelligs or scuba-diving, then it's an affordable choice. The staff is friendly and helpful. A kitchen and dinning area are also available.

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Tralee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We stayed here for a night at the end of July as we were in Portmagee for a family event. We were pleasantly surprised by the size of the room and we had a lovely view of the village too. The en-suite shower room was grand, the cleanliness wasn't to be faulted. The cold water tap in our room had... More

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Address: Skellig Ring Road, Portmagee, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Portmagee
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