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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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2 Star Hotel
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29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
122 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.2 km from Kilkenny Castle
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed here recently for my stag party. Hostel was perfect for a group of lads going out on the town. Activities and dinner supplied by the hostel which were excellent. Highly recommend for a lads weekend away

Thank Woodseyb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed in hostels on the Appalachian Trail and in Ireland. This one was sub par, and the price for an "en suite" was 100 Euro. The "en suite" was a cramped 4-bed room (metal bunkbeds), and didn't have a good smell to it...More

Thank Charlie Q
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Spent 3 nights here and enjoyed the comfort, cleanliness and hospitality. Big shout out to Gemma, Ger and to the wee man who (I think) is in charge of the hostel for fixing my adapter πŸ‘.. Well worth a visit! !!🌟🌟🌟

Thank Suzi M
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I stayed here recently and I must commend the location and the staff. The room was clean and well presented. I do however recommend a security staff member when returning to the hostel. There were people in our room who were not guests and unfortunately...More

Thank Lorna M
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I had a great experience at Lanigans Hostel. The hostel was clean and located right in the city center. It was within walking distance from shops, restaurants and museums. Also, it is right next to Lanigan's Bar and Restaurant which had great music, drinks and...More

Thank Revital S
Response from pjlanigan, Guest Relations Manager at Lanigans HostelResponded 24 January 2018

Hi Revital S, That's a very lovely review, thank you. We are very lucky that we're located right in the heart of Kilkenny City where lots of local amenities and attractions are within a short distance of our bar and hostel. We're very happy to...More

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US$23 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
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Eva W
16 November 2017|
Response from pjlanigan | Property representative |
Hi Eva we have facilities in the bar beside the hostel for your personal belongings PJ
Room Tips
"We cannot recommend this hostel for anyone over 25"
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"Good location, Budget, Groups,"
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"Do not take room 1 it's the smallest"
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"Definitely room 2."
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