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“Very beautiful and authentic hostel” 5 of 5 stars
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Kilkenny Tourist Hostel
35 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland   |  
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“Very beautiful and authentic hostel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

It is located in the wonderful authentic well preserved building. It is best suitable for those who love historical georgian architecture and interior. Our room for four persons was light and spacious. Kitchen is very beautiful and has all necessary for cooking or tea.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Really great hostel! so clean, cleanest I've been in so far. Kitchen was useful but for the price a corn flake breakfast would have been nice! Really nice staff, Australian lady was really helpful with us getting our bus. Thanks!

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here on sat May 4th 2013. Great staff, made feel very welcomed. Place was impeccably clean. Usually not a fan of hostels but will definitely book this again and will recommend to anyone that is heading to Kilkenny.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Prince George, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Old building, shared showers and large rooms with airy windows, very very clean and the service of the woman was first rate!! She lit a fire for us in the sitting room, so comfortable, free wifii, excellent location right in the heart of the town. We loved this place and highly recommend it.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

The location was great. A bit of a walk from the train station but still very close to town. Wifi was very hard to connect to and the staff weren't as helpful as at the other hostel around Ireland. Price was about average but i wish i had researched other options first.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Gorey, Wexford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

I was staying in this hostel during the summer. It seemed like an old building but the rooms and shower facilities were modern enough. The only downside about this hostel was that the bathroom and shower wasn't in the same room as the bed. This meant we had to go upstairs to use the facilities. Apart from that it was cheap and the staff were helpful.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

It's located right next door to the Smithwicks brewery and located close walking distance to the sites and pubs. We lucked out that during slow season, you get a much little bit of a price break and it ended up being a private room in a 4-person dorm for a buddy and myself. The guy running the place was really friendly and helpful for suggesting a good meal and a pub. The beds were comfortable enough. My only minor complaints were that 1 of the 2 showers had the heated water machine working and the wifi wasn't very strong, you had to go to the common room to get a signal...but the common room had a nice comfortable couch and fireplace, but sometimes it's nice to send emails and stuff in your bed...minor details. But good value and I would recommend for a good budget place.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Kilkenny Tourist Hostel

Address: 35 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
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Ranked #10 of 21 Specialty Lodging in Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
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