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A Well prized hostel with kind people working there. Allthough the rooms are a bit small they suffice. Great wifi though
We were lucky to get a private room, while booking Just one day in advance.
If you call them to check, they do their...More
MacGabhainns is situated very close to the centre of the medieval town. It was not a good idea to arrive during rush hour as it was quite difficult to find the hostel (green building on the photo) while negotiating the 17h00 traffic, pedestrians and the...More
We booked a room to spend 1 week at MacGabhainns.
Everything was very clean, especially the bathrooms!
It is a nice cozy hostel at 5min walk from the city center. It was very quiet but still very close to downtown, which was perfect.
Staff explained things very quickly, not too warm or hospitable for me. (eg directions.) When I asked something , was told to look at my phone...If I am international, I am not travelling around with wifi and maps on my phone, so if I ask...More
We stayed in the 4 dorm last weekend and it was very clean and comfortable. This is quite an old building and is dated, but it has everything you need and is comfortable and relatively quiet. The heating was often on and the beds very...More
US$ 17 - US$ 74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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It takes approx 20 mins to walk from the Kilkenny train station, depending on how much gear you have to carry/pull. There are several routesto get to the hostel from the station. not sure about the bus. There are a couple... More
It takes approx 20 mins to walk from the Kilkenny train station, depending on how much gear you have to carry/pull. There are several routesto get to the hostel from the station. not sure about the bus. There are a couple ways to get from the station but Kilkenny is quite small so you can walk everywhere.
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"The 4-bed room I stayed in had a fire exit (very convenient so you could let some air in) and a great view on..."