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Skellig Ring House Hostel

Skellig Ring Road, Portmagee, Ireland (Formerly Portmagee Hostel)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Virginia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
20 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The Hostel, was recommended to me by a friend, who had stayed here prior. I stopped in Limerick to p/u food items, for meals & a planned picnic on Skellig Michael. The hostel was very easy to locate, I was greeted by the new manager, Alex, filled out the form, & shown to my room, very clean & comfortable, w/private... More 

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Hi Keshgrammy. Thank you for posting up such a great comments. I am delighted you had a great time with us and I am looking forward to welcoming you back to Portmagee Hostel again. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The Hostel is a 5 min. footwalk to the sea and restaurants. The room was clean and big enough. It's a good place to stay for the night and also a good option if you have planned a trip to the Skellings. We had an one bathroom and there would also be a kitchen. Unfortunately there's no breakfast available.

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Dublin, Ireland
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13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I stayed here last weekend with a group of people and could not fault it. The entire place was immaculate and the value for money was incredible. The rooms were spacious and comfortable and there was no outside noises from other travelers keeping us awake. The facilities were great with at least 3 of each appliance to accommodate as many... More 

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dublin
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11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I'm used to staying in 4 or 5 star hotels when I plan weekends away so I was a little apprehensive staying in a hostel. I really shouldn't have been. I was arriving outside of the advertised check-in times but after a quick call, a very friendly young girl met me at the hostel with keys and to show me... More 

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Canada
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214 hotel reviews
534 helpful votes 534 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights, easy walk into town, room large enough, very clean, functional furniture, bathroom with shower, great large kitchen and other guests friendly with many languages present. Many fridges, 2 burner units. Wifi in comfy lounge with on tv. Great especially for the price.

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Canada
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16 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Spotlessly clean. Perfectly comfortable. Super staff. Great kitchen, other guests doing a fine job of cleaning up after themselves. Seeing couples and families, and a range of ages and nationalities. Well situated for a short walk into a delightful town, and for boats to Skellig Michael. Highly recommend on any budget. (Bring your own towels and toiletries!)

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Bologna, Italy
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84 reviews 84 reviews
15 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

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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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

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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