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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was reading some of the other reviews and I couldn't not believe my eyes! I found the staff to be exceptionally nice. I only stayed for one night in an all girls room. It was extremely clean, with two bathrooms which were spotless! The bunk beds where very comfortable. I didn't want to leave Kilkenny after check out so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a 'Family Room' for myself and my friend. We knew the room contained 5 beds but we didn't want a shared room hence we didn't book a 'Shared' room that they also had advertised. 5 days before we were due to arrive (and 10 days after the free cancellation date) I received an email from the property informing... More 

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pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Hostel, responded to this review

Jacquii, Just to clarify a few points with you; You booked the 5 bed dorm for €40, not through Lanigan's website but through another website. That €40 was for 2 beds in a 5 bed room, not 5 beds, as I tried to explain to you via email. Unfortunately I could not possibly give a private 5 bed dorm for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great central location. Rooms spacious and clean. Breakfast had a varied choice and was well cooked. This hotel, when we were there, was full of hen and stag parties. There were a lot of very drunk people around. Quite off putting unless you are expecting it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very great place to stay, rooms were clean and bathrooms with showers in each room. Rooms are very safe as electronic key access is needed to get into the main hostel and then into each room. Located very centrally in Kilkenny, very close to all the main bars and night clubs. Would highly recommend a stay here.

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pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigan's Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your lovely comments. I'm glad you had a really nice time in Lanigans and in Kilkenny and we look forward to seeing you back again. Ciara More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay here. It was quiet and very clean. Wifi was good and I always felt safe. Very close to anything you needed. It was a reasonable price as well. In May there was no one at the front desk you went to the bar to check in. You used your card key to get in 24/7.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

There was a large group of us in Kilkenny for a hen party and we had a great time in Lanigan's. We were well looked after and catered for. The food was fab and the staff were so friendly and helpful. Only reason I selected 4 out of 5 was because in a room of 14 beds there were just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Went down with large group of friends for the bank holiday. I found the room we had was ideal. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Entertainment drink and food were great. The location was ideal. I would 100% recommend for any group of people to stay here. We will again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place, perfect for stags weekend. Finger food a plenty to keep us fueled and a really good steak dinner on the Saturday night. Breakfast was average enough but everything else was great. Really enjoyed our stay.

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pjlanigan, Owner at Lanigan's Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Phil, Thank you for your lovely review.We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and we hope ye had a great weekend. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Our stag weekend with Lanigans hostel, bar and restaurant couldn't have gone any smoother. We were a group of 15 booked in for two nights with b&b, complimentary finger food, complimentary shots, steak dinner and an excursion to the Smithwicks Brewery. Lanigans, situated in the epicentre of the social and night life of Kilkenny, is the ideal setting for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Apologies for the late feedback. I had my stag here last April and i can't speak highly enough of Lanigan's and all the staff. A group of 23 of us from all over the UK, we were looked after very well the whole weekend. Great location,great breakfast/dinner and superb hospitality. Thoroughly recommend the place. Many thanks again Ben Somerset,UK

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Additional Information about Lanigan's Hostel

Address: Mary's Lane | parallel to Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range: $36 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lanigan's Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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