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    Dempsey's Hostel

    Eastern Road, Kinsale, Ireland
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent33%
    • Very good27%
    • Average16%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible16%
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 69 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Dempsey's Hostel provided a clean and economical accommodation for a one-night stay in Kinsale. Location is easy to find and very walkable to downtown, and free parking is conveniently located on-site. Dempsey's had reliable hot water, good plumbing and clean (shared) bathrooms, plus the bonus...More

    Thank Bridget W
    Reviewed September 11, 2017

    Where to start? I ask myself why are these people running the hostel? The staff are rude, uninterested, and blatantly clueless. I don't think I've ever been met with less of a welcome than from their weekend 'receptionist'. I wasn't surprised to learn he was...More

    Thank Trevor E
    Response from unrealdeal, Owner at Dempsey's HostelResponded September 13, 2017

    Hi Everyone, There is a good reason for this spiteful review. He will not be welcome again and is using this open web-site for revenge. We stand by our other genuine reviews, Ciaran Dempsey

    Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

    I spent here one night with my aunt and her two kids (7y/o and 11y/o) The room was clean and the beds were comfortable. The guy who received us was kind and gave us a quiet room at the first floor. A nice stay!

    1  Thank Martina C
    Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

    When i booked i wrote in the special instructions that we would check in between 8 and 9pm. At 6:30 or so i got a call from the hostel informing me that last check in was at 8. I knew we wouldn't make it until...More

    2  Thank Porter Z
    Reviewed November 12, 2016

    I stayed in Dempseys Hostel for 8 weeks while I was trying to find accommodation, it was a very pleasant experience, the hostel is very clean and hygienic and the staff were were very helpful and friendly, all the staff and the owner are really...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Price range
    • $16 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Province of Munster >
    • County Cork >
    • Kinsale
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    "Family rooms are plenty affordable for even just groups of 2-3 friends."
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    "Rooms on the east side are quieter, we stayed in rooms E & F."
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    "We and my family are literally BEGGING you not to even consider here, BUT if you do don't take room A..."
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