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Skellig Ring House Hostel

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely hostel and super clean. Suitable for all ages and good kitchen facilities if you are here or a few days. Free parking and a 10-15 minute walk to restaurant and pub. We were on a pretty tight itinerary so only stayed one night but it would have been a nice place to stay if we were here longer. We...

Thank copjon55
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed there with our two children in a family room. Service is fine, but basic. Not much equipment in the room except one cupboard (no coat hanger). Not very tidy. Overall, value for money and good location but don't expect more. The staff was helpful.

Thank Valmy230
Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can honestly say the accommodation here is great. The whole place is spotless, the staff are very helpful and the kitchen area very good. Would definitely stay again and recommend it to anyone. Great place to stay and only minutes Walk to Portmagee village.

Thank Nollaigh B
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a lovely spot - cheap, clean & cheerful - Alexandra & Lynn whom we met couldn't be more helpful. Lots of local information to glean from Lynn, even though she hails from South Africa. She even found for my teenagers some very cool gel pens & colouring post cards to keep them occupied one afternoon. The hostel is...

Thank Eeilish
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Rip off. On there website there was a price offered for 26 EUR non ensuite or 30 EUR ensuite. And this was for the month of September also! When I booked they said they made a mistake and that they will correct the website (which they have now done) However I think that it is absolutely unprofessional to offer this...

Thank Reallyitsme
Aleksander K, Manager at Skellig Ring House Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Dana, If you check our website you will find that there is no single occupancy rates during the season (June, July, August, September) and there was no changes made since we put the rates on our website at the beginning of this year. It also says on the website that rates are only an indication...

Killinchy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Stayed here for two nights in September for a Skellig trip. Unfortunately we broke down on the way and had to abandon our car at the side of the road but a nice stranger gave us a lift. The next morning the manager Aleksander couldn't have been more helpful, ringing a garage for us to arrange getting the car fixed...

Thank travellingcat79
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

- Great location right next to the harbour. - Lots of parking spaces. - Friendly host. - Dining room and kitchen seemed pleasant though we ate out most of the time. Only downside I can think of is that there were few plugs in our room considering there were 6 of us.

Thank Ian L
Saint-Etienne, France
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Youth hostel with very limited service and small bedrooms. However, it is very cheap and it can be a good choice for a family as they offer rooms for 4 at a low price. No breakfast available but a kitchen is opened for cooking.

1Thank Galahad42
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My son booked this not realising 'budget luxury accommodation' in the title meant hostel. It does seem to be very popular and that is obviously because of the price which is about £23 each per night. Pros - close to Portmagee harbour, plenty of parking, tv room with pool table. Quite clean. Cons - you need to hire a towel...

2Thank debbieuc
Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Ideal location in a quiet area but within 7 or 8 minutes walking distance to pubs and restaurants. Cheap and cheerful accommodation. Friendly man on reception, no problem getting checked in, he showed us the games / TV Lounge and Kitchen / dining area. The room was basic but clean. No TV in room, however at this price I didn't...

1Thank Dixiedoggy1

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Portmagee Hostel, located in the fishing village of Portmagee, the gateway to Valentia Island. With warm, spacious, fresh and bright bedrooms and facilities, you will be more than happy by the private and public areas available. Individuals, groups, families, clubs, students, backpackers, in fact we welcome everybody. With a combination of rooms to choose from (Bed Linen is supplied), we also have 2 Self Catering Kitchens with all modern utensils and facilities; 2 Dining Rooms; and a Lounge with TV, DVD & Stereo. Located on the Skellig Ring, "A Secret Ring off the Ring of Kerry", Portmagee Hostel is the ideal place to stay when exploring Valentia and Skellig Islands, and this most beautiful area of Ireland's rugged south west coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skellig Ring House Hostel

Address: Skellig Ring Road, Portmagee, Ireland (Formerly Portmagee Hostel)
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Portmagee
Price Range: €44 - €60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“If you are staying try to stay away from above the tv room/kitchen area”
debbieuc, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 14 is a double ensuite, nice view of the mountains”
Dixiedoggy1, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 Good size on the ground floor close to kitchens and tv room etc.”
N4608MJdavidm, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room 2, a double room, looked nice and had its own bathroom with a fairly OK working shower”
AmsTraveller, 30 Apr 2014 | Read review
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