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-Centrally located (and if you're lucky you get a room with a breath-taking view on the nearby cathedral and round tower).
-Staff are willing to fulfil your particular requests (they let me park a bicycle in the back garden for a night, and they...More
I stayed in the hostel for the August Bank Holiday weekend with 10 other girls. We all collectively agreed within a few moments of arriving that we wouldn't stay here again.
We were greeted by the owner with a quick hello and then a request...More
Response from macgabhainn, Manager at MacGabhainns Backpacker HostelResponded 7 August 2016
Thanks for taking the time to review our backpackers hostel. You are quite right we are not a party hostel, we are just a small backpackers hostel and we love sleep??. All our windows have child latches(as per regulations) but you can open wide if...More
This is a great hostel we were well looked after by the manager he explained all the best places in Kilkenny for eating and drinking our room was great the food supplied for breakfast was great the manager went out his way to make sure...More
Good location, helpfull staff and nice clean rooms. Everything you could ask for in a hostel. The breakfast was light, but it kept you going for a little while. It was close to the town and it was easy ro get around.
As soon as you arrive you are treated warmly by staff (Fergus). The check in is swift and easy, the rooms, common areas of clean, the beds are comfy and spacious for bunks. Kitchen has everything you need to cook. Common area basic nothing fancy...More
US$ 34 - US$ 73 (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..."