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50 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

We did not stay here but its service must be noted. We were doing part of the Kerry Way on Monday last, when for the final hour of our walk the weather worsened considerably and we were drenched. Our plan had been to finish our walk in the black valley and get a taxi back to killarney. Unfortunately we were... More 

Thank eoinh
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My boyfriend and I have stayed here in Black Valley Hostel for 3 days. We hired the private room which was a good deal paying 46euro per night for both of us. The room was en-suite and was kept clean. The owners were very friendly and made us feel comfortable. The hostel is located on the Kerry way so it's... More 

Thank Kris C
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I went on a hike with a friend. The hostel was lovely, the owners very friendly and the beds were comfortable. The hostel had excellent wifi. The drying cupboard was great for drying wet boots and socks. The only inconvenience was the lack of sockets and phone signal. The bedroom had no sockets and I couldn't find any in the... More 

Thank Zumley
Limerick, Ireland
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We had a 4-bed dorm which was bright and clean. Fresh white cotton sleeping sheets and pillow cases were provided. Bathrooms were spotless and showers were hot. Susan and team gave us a warm welcome and provided us with a delicious dinner (€12 for salmon) that evening and continental breakfast (€4.50) on the following morning. Would recommend this hostel for... More 

1 Thank HelenTravelBug
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Have taken cycling group here on a few occasions, Susan and family are great hosts and in the business for years. Comfortable beds and nice dorms. Spacious kitchen with good facilities. Fine fire in stove, on arrival to keep us warm after cycle late on a Friday evening up through gap of dunloe. The hostel is on the Kerry way,... More 

2 Thank maggymayKerry
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

A group of us approx 20 people cycled from Cork last Sat.We got the ferry from Ross castle.The day was very wet so on arriving at the Hostel we were soaked.We were told to leave all our wet clothes on the ground outside the door which we did.We were told they would be dry for us in the morning.We then... More 

2 Thank Peter L
Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

This hostel is down the valley through The Gap of Dunloe - the drive to & from the hostel makes it 5 Star!! Quiet, clean, good hot shower, wifi....ticks all the boxes for a peaceful stay. Beautiful part of Ireland.

2 Thank indianniem
Listowel, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2014

We stayed in the Black Valley Hostel for one night on a trip with my Transition Year Class. The hostel was perfect for our needs. There was four rooms with bunk beds, a kitchen, a TV room and several bathrooms. There is free Wifi and the password is posted on the wall. Phone reception is bad in the upstairs rooms,... More 

2 Thank lauraellen97
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 July 2013

We stayed there for 1 night. We got double private room. It was very clean and cosy. The challenge was to get there as the roads are more bike friendly. One remark:protect yourself against midges during the summer time.Strongly recommend this place to everybody who want to disconnect from the matrix.

Thank Filip F
Stonington, Connecticut
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2013

Nice hostel, but not one of the friendliest. This was the only hostel in County Kerry that we stayed in that charged extra for linens- 1 sheet and a pillow case. Toilets and showers were very nice. Everything was very clean. Water was not potable so we had to purify to use.

1 Thank Tom A

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Additional Information about Black Valley Hostel

Address: Kerry Way, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: RM161 - RM185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Remember to book a bed in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles kurzew, 8 Aug 2012 | Read review
“The family rooms are at the back of the hostel - separate, nice if you need the privacy but you need to get out in the open to access the kitchen and sitting room.”
 of 5 bubbles ICDC, 23 Jul 2012 | Read review
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