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“Great place!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Lanigans Hostel
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
“Great place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

The hostel was at a perfect location in the city. The castle and the main shopping street were all in walking distance. The rooms were very nice and the bed was comfortable. Everyone was very personable and it was all around great stay!

  • Stayed January 2014
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2014

My first time at a hostel and I'm satisfied with my experience. Somewhat clean..and spacious.
I liked that Lanigan's has a pub too so breakfast and dinner arrangements were so easy (and delicious!)
Also the location of this hostel is perfect!!! If you don't plan on spending all your time in a room, than this hostel is perfect.

  • Stayed January 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Jackson Heights, New York
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2014

Listen, this is a hostel so people shouldn't expect a 5-star room and amenities. However, the staff is freaking wonderful. The bartenders Damien and Simon are super nice and very attentive. jerry is the best muffin maker in the world. He is also a great dancer and so is the other Jerry. The attached restaurant has free wifi and it's nice and cozy. The music is great. It was great to dance and let loose. The food is oh my goodness fresh. My favorite is the shepherds pie and both the chicken and steak burgers. Even though the hostel room is small and the bathroom could be better but honestly, this is in a great location and probably the greatest staff I have ever encountered.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

The beds are comfortable, its decently spacious, and the pub is a great place to hang out. Only problems were cold water on the first day and issues with the key. These were fixed after the first day so its no longer a problem. Plenty of room to store your bags in the room next to it, bathrooms are spacious enough.

Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2013

I recently had the task of organising my brothers Stag Night, and Kilkenny was where he wanted to go. Lanigans was one of the first to appear on google search engine with the above criteria. As their quote looked good, I booked with them and was dealt with in a professional and polite way over the phone. What sttod out most for me in choosing Lanigans was their perfect location in the heart of Kilkenny city, it is bang in the middle of all the top spots in kilkenny. Complimentary finger food upon arrival, were recieved much to the delight of our hungry party. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms themselves suited our needs perfectly, and a good night sleep was had.
Breakfast in the morning was again spot on, overall everyone in our stag group had nothing but praise for Lanigan's.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2013

We booked this hostel for just one night out in Kilkenny and it was absolutely fine. Ciara and Damien who work in Lanigans bar and hostel were lovely, very friendly and helpful. The hostel is basic but suited us just fine. If you are sharing a room I would reccommend bringing your own lock for the lockers if you plan on leaving your things in the room, as otherwise there is no way to lock them.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Cork
Level Contributor
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013

Great value! 7 of us stayed in the 10 bed-room. We were delighted with the location of the hostel. Bathrooms were very clean and there was a lot of hot water in the shower. Beds were very comfortable!!!! Staff couldn't do more for us!

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Lanigans Hostel
Address: 29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 19 Specialty Lodging in Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Lanigans Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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