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    MacGabhainns Backpacker Hostel

    24 Vicar Street, Kilkenny 0, Ireland
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    6/8/2017 7/8/2017
    US$ 58
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good30%
    • Average11%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Kitchenette
    Free Parking
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    21 - 25 of 116 reviews

    Reviewed 3 August 2016

    PROS: -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

    1  Thank ale5875
    Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

    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

    Thank Jobbles25
    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

    Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

    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

    1  Thank Robert F
    Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

    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.

    1  Thank Nathalia S
    Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

    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

    1  Thank Sairafregoso
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$ 34 - US$ 73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Kilkenny
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    Traveller (19)
    Room & Suite (11)
    Dining (2)
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    KMAltman
    12 January 2015|
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    Response from Cosmonaut80 |
    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
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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..."
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    "I recommend rooms with private bathrooms as the price difference is quite small"
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    "Pick any of them :)"
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    "The rooms near the bathrooms can be noisy, as people would be going in and out of them throughout the day and..."
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