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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Where do I start? Good points - location and foreign girl on front desk (didn't get her name) she was helpful for the Friday and Saturday she was working, located across the road from bus station/train station. Arrived here on the Friday for a stag with about 16 mates. Stayed until Sunday. We booked 2 dorms, one ensuite. Dorms were... More 

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Irish in Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Not much to say really . Noisy, damp,smelly unclean room. Asked to be moved. The second one wasn't much better and the bed linen had a cigarette odour! Won't be returning! It's location is ideal but that's it I'm afraid.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Came ova for a poker tournament & expected the place would be a dive. Only to be pleasantly surprised by the helpful polite staff, the cleanliness of my room & amount of shower cubicles available. Due to my AA getting cracked I made an early exit back to the hostel, logged into their W-Fi & watched Netflix for a few... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

It was not great. It was good that it is near the city center I don't expect much from an hostel. It was not terrible because it was not dirty. The beds where hard but not so old. The toilet was not working, you needed to open the toilet and press an button in site to flush. I don't know... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

We spent three nights at the Railway hostel in Killarney. Location was key for us as we wanted something close to town - and this is perfect as it is located about 200m from the bus station! We had a private room - the 'Dolphin' room, which is fitting as my last name is Dolphin - which had a double... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Nice hostel. Great value for money,12e incl breakfast,use of a towel and hairdryer too. :) Rooms were grand. The best part was a superbly helpful receptionist, a Swedish girl called Malen. She helped me with getting info about local hikes etc,any assistance/quiery really,extremely helpful and kind, went out if her way to help really. Thank you Malen!!Made my stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

The staff were wonderful. I cannot say a negative thing about them. The rooms were clean, beds comfy and blankets warm. The room was a bit colder at night we just never opened the window to prevent it from getting cold. Wifi didn't work on my phone at all but my friend could get it in the common areas. Breakfast... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

When we went into our room, it smelled very strange inside. At night, it was too hot, the walls are like paper, you hear everything!! The beds are too small and the blankets seemed like already used before. The facilities were very dirty... I can't recommend it to anyone but my worse enemy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Arrived here with our basketball team from Dublin having never really stayed in a hostel before. For what it cost us (€15) a night I couldn't fault it. It was spotlessly clean staff were very nice and did the job for us. It's obviously not the ritz but showers and toilets were good bed was good and everywhere was clean... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

The worst night ever spent Ina hostel,first was met by a horrible member of staff didn't like her job much, then got to the room which was on the downstairs floor across form the kitchen area, do no get this room if staying as in the night it was extremely noisy!! People coming in all night roaring and hanging around... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Killarney Railway Hostel is situated across the road from the Bus and Train stations in the heart of Killarney Town. It is close to the famous Killarney National Park and an ideal base from which variousother beautiful destnaions may be explored. The Hostel has everything one would need for a pleasant vacation including complimentary breakfast, self catering Kitchen, 24 hour recepton and FREE Wi Fi access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Railway Hostel

Address: Fair Hill Cottages Railway Lodge 12 Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: $22 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 114
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