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Carlow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our third time to stay at Finnegan's during the Rose Festival. We had a school band of 25 girls. Location is excellent. Rooms very clean. New tea rooms & restaurant opened since our last visit. Full Breakfast included with our stay. Very safe for children with 24 hour security. Highly recommended.

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Neunkirchen-Seelscheid, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a rather cheap place we stayed in this hostel for a night, slept in a dormitory and had breakfast (included in the price). We met some really nice people and spent a funny time cooking in the kitchen. The hostel is pretty charming and had a nice atmosphere, it was quite what we were looking for. The breakfast... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finnegan's hostel is a quaint Georgian style house in the middle of Tralee. Staying there the hostess Eileen was a DELIGHT! We called ahead the hours before and she was able to put us in a private room. The room was small but it did have four beds in it bunk bed style. As a traveler of hostels I have... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights bed and breakfast in a private room with ensuite booked midweek €100 I felt I was overcharged because I was on business and have to be in work at 9 and they did not start breakfast till 9 a.m. this place really needs to decide is it a bed and breakfast or a hostel... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Tralee for work and most places were full. It is a Bed and Breakfast and a hostel and a restaurant and tea room. I arrived late on Friday night. Denny Street is a beautiful street and from the outside the place looked promising. A very nice Irish girl opened the door and had my key. She asked... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed last Friday in this B&B with my girlfriend. At the time of check-in the receptionist had no change so we payed 2,40 euro more than we should. We were put in a mixed 10 bed bedroom with a super drunk strange guy who in the middle of the night sneaked out to my girlfriend's bed and laid down... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We (4 of us) are just back from a trip to Finnegan's Hostel and B&B where we spent the weekend. I have never stayed in a hostel before so I was a bit wary.. I needn't have worried. The place was spotless and the beds were the most comfortable I have slept in. Breakfast was lovely. On the first morning... More 

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The room was really basic. The bunk beds we were left with seemed really unstable. There was no light in the bath. There was a room with all girls except for a male which was really uncomfortable. Reception was non-existent. Breakfast was incredibly late for people wanting to to do walking around the local area, 9am is far too late.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

I've actually had to open TripAdvisor never used it before. We booked for two night in the BB part of the hotel. We arrived the hotel was damp walls were black. Sheets had stains on the cover and bedding brown. The smell of of the damp was horrific. We had the room 3 top floor sky window right on top... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

enjoyed our stay here at Finnegan. booked a double and clean and basic room ,but good value with breakfast included.Lovely old Georgian building and must need a lot of maintenance.staff are pleasant and helpful and night porter offers security at night. Good budget accomdation

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Finnegan's Hostel, Restaurant and Mary Anne's Tea Rooms, Tralee, Co. Kerry. Built by the Denny family in 1826 from the stones of the old Tralee Town Castle. It was converted into a cute quaint hostel whilst making the most of its original features. We have a mixture of dorms and rooms with forty beds in total. All the private rooms are en-suite. We also have two big rooms with open fireplaces, perfect for those winter days! Our cellar restaurant serves fresh seafood and steak and offers great value for money. We are just five minutes walk from the train (Irish Rail) and bus (Bus Eireann) station and we are just off the Main Street of Tralee town so its perfect for visiting the sites, or heading out at night! Across the street from us is the amazing Tralee town park. We are only thirty minutes by car from Dingle, the Ring of Kerry and Killarney. The history of the famous Kerry landmark Mary Anne's Tea Rooms: Mary Anne Hickey and her husband Bartholomew came from a farm in Crinne outside Castleisland, Co. Kerry. She had ten children and fifty-four grandchildren of which I am one. She loved baking and entertaining friends & family at her home and these tearooms are dedicated to her memory. Eileen Nolan (Owner) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finnegan's Hostel

Address: 17 Denny Street, Tralee, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Tralee
Price Range: $16 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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