MacGahbainns is a really nice and welcomming place. The hostel is located quite close to the citiy centre and just a small stroll from everything. Still, it is far away from the business to have a nice and sound sleep. The staff is always friendly and helpful. The place is neat and clean, however, we're talking about a house 110 years old, so there's some little sign of that age here and there. There's free WiFi, a warm TV room, a great kitchen and a litle craic is always round the corner. Good value for money!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Property Information:Proudly voted best hostel in Kilkenny in 2011 Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel is a small hostel located in the heart of the city centre, just ten minutes' walk from Kilkenny Castle, close to the railway and bus station.We offer a comfortable and friendly atmosphere for weary travellers.We have lots of free facilities, such as free breakfast, parking, security lockers, internet access, Wi-Fi and even a free map of the city! Breakfast includes porridge, corn flakes, toast and tea or coffee; you can also have as much free tea and coffee as you want, all day long. We even wash your dishes for you!There's a cool barbecue area in our garden. We're also located near pubs with traditional Irish music and some fine restaurants that are quite inexpensive.We were voted the best hostel in Kilkenny in 2011, and one of the top hostels in Ireland. We were approved by the Irish Tourism Board in 2012 and are recommended by Lonely Planet, Routards and Let's Go.We look forward to seeing you soon! ... more less
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