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Kenmare Failte Hostel

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  • Average6%
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Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Breakfast included
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All reviewsgreat locationfriendly family runbudget accommodationpublic lothiking tripbunk bedswet clothessitting roomensuite roomring of kerryquiet at nightwell equipped kitchenwould stay here againthe main streetexcellent facilitieshenry streetother guests
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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
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.

Reviewed 19 September 2017

I cut short a camping holiday due to the wind and rain. Because the Cork triathlon was on Saturday 16th Sept there were no B&B spaces available so I requested help from the tourist office. They quickly sorted me a place in a mixed 10-bunk...More

Thank reob1957
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded 18 October 2017

Delighted you found us and enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back soon we hope! Warmest Regards, Maureen & Aoife.

Reviewed 5 September 2017

This was a bit of a gamble as there were 4 adults on this trip, so we booked private rooms with private bathrooms. Overall it was a decent experience. The good: They do a good job of keeping it safe with their rules and locked...More

Thank globetrotter132
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our family-run Hostel. We burn incense because we like it! Not for everyone I guess. I must disagree with you about the bed linen, duvets and pillows being old and lumpy and overused. They are none of...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

I stayed there with my sister, in a (lovely) en suite bedroom, on our hiking trip around the Kerry way. Even though we stayed in many places, that one was just incredible. The lady at the reception took our wet items and put them in...More

Thank Chiara L
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded 28 August 2017

It is so lovely to see your review. Thank you very much. We do our very best to make everyone feel at home. Thank you for recommending us and we hope you will be able to visit us again. Warm Regards, From the Finnegan family.

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Price range
US$50 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$50 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Janelle A
10 May 2015|
Response from kenmarefailtehostel | Property representative |
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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