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“Not great, but will do if you are stuck.” 2 of 5 bubbles
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Neptunes Hostel
Certificate of Excellence
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
“Not great, but will do if you are stuck.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2011

Based on my room:
Twin single room (in a separate building from the main hostel) with only one functioning socket(only one plug worked) and only one window in the roof. Room kinda smelled strange as a result. No wifi or internet in this separate building.
Also have to share two bathrooms and two showers with 6 or 7 other rooms.

If you come here, basically try and get a room in the main building unless of course you want to dress for irish weather to use the internet and kitchen.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2011

Fantastic location and very clean rooms. Staff are extremely helpful. Ensuites are very small but clean.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Dublin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2011

It was a hostel, with a bed a shower and breakfast , perhaps a little overpriced.

Room was fine, bathroom a little tired, but no hot water in the morning was an absolute disgrace. A push button type shower, a reflection of the guests or the owners?

Superbly well equipped kitchen

I would be disappointed if this was the best Killarney had to offer

Room Tip: get one with a bathroom
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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2011

I was so excited to FaceTime my family (obviously we are on a different time zone) and the security guard yelled at me and aggressively threatened to kick me outside for the night. Granted, it was 3am but I was in the common area. His response was SO NEGATIVE and he made me feel very uncomfortable. I was not being loud, disruptive or obnoxious...just simply happy to talk to my sister back home. He made me hang up on her otherwise he wasn't going to let me into her room. Completely controlling & unnecessary. I would not recommend this place.

  • Stayed September 2011
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2011

Irish hospitality means a warm welcome, friendly staff and a homey atmosphere and Neptunes is the epitome of Irish hospitality.

I stayed in a 6-bed dorm during a Shamrocker Tour and found the rooms to be basic yet comfortable and cosy. My bed was great and the location of the room was a bit further from the street so we slept without a sound.

The hostel is set in the perfect spot right in amongst restaurants, bars and clubs, there's also a Tesco 2 minutes walk away.

Free wifi was great in the common areas. Kitchen is huge. Plenty of space to relax and read a book or chat with fellow travellers.

Staff were lovely and made sure you were well looked after.

Overall, very happy with this hostel. Will be back!

  • Stayed July 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Neptunes Hostel

Property: Neptunes Hostel
Address: Bishop's Lane | New Street, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 47 Speciality Lodging in Killarney
Price range (per night): ₹ 1,946 - ₹ 6,374
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cheap, Cheerful, Clean and Green!! Low prices, friendly and knowledgable staff, all the amenities you could ask for, free breakfast, free internet/wi-fi, satellite TV, clean and secure, and now as green as the landscape around us. We have recently received a Silver rating from Green tourism, an organization dedicated to reducing our impact on the environment. ... more   less 
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