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Kenmare Failte Hostel

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Overview
Shelbourne Street, Kenmare Ireland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
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All reviewsgreat locationfriendly family runbudget accommodationpublic lothiking tripsitting roombig kitchenwould stay here againcommon roomexcellent facilitiescup of teadouble bedstayed here for two nightscentre of townother guestsmaureendorm
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always wanted to stay here and got my chance recently when walking The Beara Way. It certainly lived up to its reputation and its name! We got a great welcome from Maureen and some tips on where to catch live music in Kenmare. We had...More

Thank HelenTravelBug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had more fun at this hostel than I've had at fancy hotels I've stayed in across Ireland. The building is historic and has a beautiful old vibe to it. It is probably the best situated lodging in the town--right on the corner of the...More

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

Thank you very much...what a lovely review to read. Our showers are push button to conserve water. We do provide towels and soap at an extra charge of only 2 euro. We hope you can visit us again. Warm Regards, Aoife & Maureen.

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Last minute change of plans took us to Kenmare. Late in the afternoon, we tried this place which turned out to be great. One of the best hostels I've ever stayed in !!! I highly recommend KENMARE FAILTE HOSTEL !!!

Thank bddna2014
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much...delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Warmest Regards, Aoife & Maureen.

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We just spent a night in Kenmare and chose Kenmare Failte Hostel to stay. It is a quiet,familiar, nice and clean place and we also were very welcomed. Comfortable beds, large bedroom, and the shared bathrooms are large and clean. We loved and recommend it...More

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

Thank you very much. Warm Regards, Maureen & Aoife.

Reviewed 7 July 2018 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 22 July 2018

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.

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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 ...More Office on the corner of Shelbourne Street. We provide private rooms en-suite as well as dormitory rooms for a very reasonable price. There is a fully equipped self-catering Kitchen with Aga Cooker which is always on creating a very welcoming atmosphere, where you can cook - have a cup of 'free' tea or coffee, and have an interesting chat with the hostel team & other guests...and if that doesn't interest you - there is a sitting-room and dining room with many reading material to choose from, along with board games, and 'free to air' satellite stations. There is FREE wifi provided in public areas downstairs. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$51 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$51 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
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Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (3)
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Janelle A
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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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