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Ballyhoura Hostel

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly warm and great food (Bacon Spuds Cabbage Turnip) - I am Irish. Thick walls meant it was very quite. Good location for Limerick Tipperary Clare and Cork. All our group ware impressed with the Hostel

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only stayed for one night on our road trip but could have stayed for a week. Teresa and Seamus were super friendly and helpful and we felt very welcome from the first second. It was so clean and tidy and fresh everywhere and the beds were amazingly comfortable. Lots of space in the room as well. The living room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A dozen or so of us from a sports club spent the night in this wonderful little spot at the weekend and we were absolutely delighted with our stay. We were so well looked after by hosts Seamus & Teresa. The place is excellently located and planned out, its spotless, super cosy, the dinner and breakfast are fantastic. Beds are... More 

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Marburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only there for one night but felt totally welcome. Even though we came in late, Theresa was super friendly and nice. Her tips for what to do really helped us plan our trip (the Aran Islands were great!). The hostel definitely has a luxury flair to it: the wooden beds were really cozy, the bathroom spacious and the... More 

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Riverport, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hostel with marvellous woodwork. Seamus and Theresa went out of their way to make us welcome and showed us many kindnesses. Well worth seeking out. A new building with every comfort. Set in a nice community with pubs close by.

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Bilbao, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Greeted with a warm welcome and a contagious smile as Theresa opened the door. An immaculate and clean hostel crafted by Seamus, a jack of all trades! There was plenty of information at hand, including maps for various beautiful countryside walks with stunning views. The facilities were amazing, with spacious rustic bedrooms, large modern showers with space to change, large... More 

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

Ok...get a cup of tea or a beer because I may lose the run of myself here!! I never write reviews however I feel compelled to write a review for Ballyhoura Hostel because I am so happy it's in my life!! My love affair with this hostel began back in November 2014 when some friends and I decided to drive... More 

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BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Elaine, we had a few cups of tea reading this, it's fantastic!! Thank you so much, it was so enjoyable to read and put a big smile on our faces. You thought of everything and wrote a beautiful piece. We hope you get a chance to come and see us before you move but if not, I'm sure we will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come for a friends engagement party, we had no idea where was was staying as our friend sorted it out for us, it was the most amazing place we have stayed. when our friend told us we will be staying in a hostel my views wasnt high, but as soon as we all walked through the door it was... More 

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BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Sarah we really loved having your group stay here with us, you are such a sound bunch, you can't beat the farmers!! I'm delighted that you were happy with your own room and that you all enjoyed yourselves so much. We hope that you get back to visit us again and we look forward to it. Tell the lads we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great character, lovely clean rooms and comfortable beds. Seamus and Teresa are very friendly hosts, made us feel at home straight away. We'll definitely be back for our annual mtb pilgrimage. Thanks a mill guys :)

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Thank Mike H
BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Fair play to you Mike, you're so good to leave this lovely review. Delighted you all had a good time again and we too look forward to the annual pilgrimage! See you next year, hope it's all good between now and then for you all. Take care and thanks, Teresa and Séamus More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

My mum, my children and I had a wonderful holiday with Teresa and Seamus in their wonderful hostel. No body wanted to leave when it was time for us to go home. Teresa and Seamus were so helpful with our queries and assisted with our booking for horse riding with Ballyhoura Horse riding with John Joe. We had a beautiful... More 

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BallyhouraHostel, Front Office Manager at Ballyhoura Hostel, responded to this review

Siobhán, thanks a million, that is such a lovely review. We really enjoyed having you and your family here with us and would love to have you all back again. In the meantime, take care and tell the kids and your Mum we siad hi! Thanks again, Teresa and Séamus More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ballyhoura Luxury Hostel is nestled in the Ballyhoura Mountains at the foot of the Galtees. We are in the town of Kilfinane, the highest townland in Munster, with many pubs, shops and restaurant just a stroll up the street. The Hostel is ideally located as a base from which to explore Munster and south Leinster. The Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty castle, The Rock of Cashel, Lough Gur, Cork and Limerick cities and many other places of interest are within short driving distances. Our Luxury hostel offers the height of comfort with hotel grade mattresses on solid hardwood beds, all dressed with 100% Egyptian cotton linen. Numerous high powered showers and a sauna give you the opportunity to really relax after a day exploring the area or after being engaged in one of the numerous activities on our doorstep. The immediate area offers many different hikes/mountain walks, mountain biking, horse-riding, claypigeon/air rifle shooting, archery, indoor wall climbing, abseiling and kayaking/canoeing. As we are in such an activity hub, the hostel has been purposely built to meet the needs of the outdoor pursuits enthusiasts with bike lock up, bike wash area, purpose built drying room and of course the sauna. Many weary travellers enjoy relaxing by our big open fire on our large comfy couches reading a book, watching T.V., or simply unwinding to the sound of the crackle of the fire. Those who are less weary and more energetic always enjoy an evening in one of our many pubs, where the locals are friendly and the pints are flowing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballyhoura Hostel

Address: West End | Kilfinane, Limerick, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Limerick > Limerick
Price Range: $46 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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