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Kenmare Failte Hostel

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What's included
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
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Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Recently awarded 'The Best IHH Town Hostel in Ireland, & Fáilte Ireland approved since 1986, Kenmare Fáilte Hostel is family-run and 'A Home from Home', situated in the centre of Kenmare town - across from the Post Office on the corner of Shelbourne Street. We provide private rooms...
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Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, Ireland
20 km to Kerry County Airport
41 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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All reviewsgreat locationfriendly family runbudget accommodationpublic lotsitting roomwould stay here againcommon roomexcellent facilitiesother guestsstayed here for two nightstea and coffeecentre of towndormensuiteshowerpubskerry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I are currently on a 73 day Europe backpacking trip, and Kenmare was our 1st stop in Ireland. We consider ourselves “budget-friendly traveling foodies”...meaning we try to save money in the lodging and transportation department (though not always picking the absolute cheapest...More

Thank blahsie
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded today

Ah thank you very much...glad you had a lovely stay with us and it exceeded your expectations! We look forward to welcoming you both again. Warmest Regards, Aoife.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Received a very warm welcome, tea and coffee available immediatley. Well equiped kitchen, comfortable lounge area and room. Lock up for the bikes. A great hostel, central to Kenmare, plenty of places to eat and drink. Pyro pizza's excellent.

Thank lanhambuy
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much and glad you enjoyed your stay. Warm Regards, Aoife.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was perfect! The hostel can't be best located.. I was sleeping in dormitory. So there is Nothing exceptional mais everything we need. It's very clean. Thank you Maureen for your hospitality!! I really appreciate eveything you did for me! Caroline

Thank pipistrelle051
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Caroline. Wishing you all the best. Warm Regards, Aoife & Maureen.

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Cozy main areas of the hostel and gave my group a good experience! It was a very decent place to stay in and they were very nice people. Sometimes some of the other guests were a bit loud but other than that it was an...More

Thank Alondra G
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded 18 January 2018

Thanks very much for your review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warm Regards, Aoife.

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The main areas in this hostel are very cozy. The sitting room is fantastic and it's a great location in Kenmare/county Kerry. There are not plugs or lights by the bed (first world problem except that you have to leap out of bed to stop...More

Thank Chrissy-Cait
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for your comments and we are glad you enjoyed your stay and would stay with us again. Yes our Reception is open for certain times but we are always onsite. Warm Regards, Aoife.

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Price range
US$51 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$51 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Dear Janelle...there is a public free carpark just second's walk from our Hostel. Yes...we have private ensuite rooms. You can see from our reviews that our Hostel is very popular and it is a great place to chat with other... More
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"Hostel is ideally situated at the top of Kenmare High Street with plenty of cafes, bars and shops."
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"there are a great variety of rooms from doubles to dorms"
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