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Railway Hostel

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Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

I have to give this a 5 because for only ten euros a night You get a central location, luggage, coffee, wifi, linen and staff that goes way out of their way to help u plan your trip without extra cost! It's the perfect place to crash after a long sojourn in the national park.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Half of the staff really friendly, the other half seemed a bit less friendly than the other hostels I've been at. There was a disastrous night where there were two large groups and many of them were up screaming from 8pm till 4am the next morning, vomiting eveyrwhere. It is a shame they allow such large groups to come and...

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Thank Malaika B
Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Arrived for two nights to go hillwalking , No fire exit or safety notice. I canted room with a friend who was leaving who had a single room. The towel she used was still lying on hr bed damp thus conforming the bed cad not been changed. What really troubled me was the full time characters who stayed there namely...

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 18 August 2014

The only good thing I can say about the railway hostel is that it has a good location. They say they provide a light breakfast. If you like white bread and sugar cereal that's good, because that's breakfast. I can only speak about my room. I am in the double, private bathroom room, called the husky room. So far the...

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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

The hostel was quite dirty. The co-ed bathrooms were rarely cleaned, and the showers were worse with mold on the ceiling. It says "free breakfast" but what I went down all I found was some pieces of white bread, an really old toaster and maybe a couple cups of cereal in a container. There is wifi in all the rooms...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed here over the weekend with a stag party, I couldn't get over how ignorant the staff were! If a hostel doesn't want large groups it shouldn't book them. We hadn't over €1000 on arrival and got nothing but hassle off the staff afterwards! We were accused of letting off a fire extinguisher (which we didn't, another group of lads...

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2Thank Eoghan K
New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 August 2014

This hostel is just that, a hostel. There are cigarette burns in the bedding and nothing fancy here, I mean not even hand soap which is fine, it's a hostel. However if you have any interest in sleeping while staying here, forget about it! It's actually kind of funny how many things are trying to keep you awake. The walls...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Unfortunately this hostel just hasn't gotten anything right. I guess if you come in by train with a backpack it could at least have location going for it, but we were a group travelling by van. The rooms were horrible, there were some really unsavory characters lurking about, and after we booked a room in the dorm for our driver...

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Worst stay ever. The showers were the worst of all. The rooms, showers and toilets were disgusting, it looked like they haven't been cleaned properly in the last year. The bed linen was not fresh or clean and we had to send back our towels, they were stinking and stained. The staff member on duty wasn't helpful and had a...

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Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Disgusting shared toilets... Not regularly cleaned! Build up of dirt and grime in showers ... They have not been cleaned in a very long time!! Drains were clogged with hair so showers overflowed! Very noisy ... Seems like hostel rules are not enforced!! Young people running around the halls screaming and banging things! We found hairs in our beds... Bed...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Killarney Railway Hostel is situated across the road from the Bus and Train stations in the heart of Killarney Town. It is close to the famous Killarney National Park and an ideal base from which variousother beautiful destnaions may be explored. The Hostel has everything one would need for a pleasant vacation including complimentary breakfast, self catering Kitchen, 24 hour recepton and FREE Wi Fi access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Railway Hostel

Address: Fair Hill Cottages Railway Lodge 12 Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: €20 - €104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 114
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“None they are all filthy”
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NollaighB, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Oyster room is easily accessible, if like me you like to meet people, then I would recommend this room.”
spannerotoole, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“cheapest accommodation in killarney, excellent central location, HORRIBLE kitchen”
288karas, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are nice and cosy”
, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choise a bed not next shower ....”
alexandrapC3325NF, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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