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Reviewed 7 June 2014

We spent three nights at the Railway hostel in Killarney. Location was key for us as we wanted something close to town - and this is perfect as it is located about 200m from the bus station! We had a private room - the 'Dolphin' room, which is fitting as my last name is Dolphin - which had a double...

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1Thank Myles D
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Nice hostel. Great value for money,12e incl breakfast,use of a towel and hairdryer too. :) Rooms were grand. The best part was a superbly helpful receptionist, a Swedish girl called Malen. She helped me with getting info about local hikes etc,any assistance/quiery really,extremely helpful and kind, went out if her way to help really. Thank you Malen!!Made my stay

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1Thank Dani_love2travel
Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

The staff were wonderful. I cannot say a negative thing about them. The rooms were clean, beds comfy and blankets warm. The room was a bit colder at night we just never opened the window to prevent it from getting cold. Wifi didn't work on my phone at all but my friend could get it in the common areas. Breakfast...

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Thank Victoria S
Nuremberg, Germany
Reviewed 16 April 2014

When we went into our room, it smelled very strange inside. At night, it was too hot, the walls are like paper, you hear everything!! The beds are too small and the blankets seemed like already used before. The facilities were very dirty... I can't recommend it to anyone but my worse enemy.

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2Thank 350Omar123
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Arrived here with our basketball team from Dublin having never really stayed in a hostel before. For what it cost us (€15) a night I couldn't fault it. It was spotlessly clean staff were very nice and did the job for us. It's obviously not the ritz but showers and toilets were good bed was good and everywhere was clean...

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Thank Thejohnson1983
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 February 2014

The worst night ever spent Ina hostel,first was met by a horrible member of staff didn't like her job much, then got to the room which was on the downstairs floor across form the kitchen area, do no get this room if staying as in the night it was extremely noisy!! People coming in all night roaring and hanging around...

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2Thank Corcaighc
Captain Cook, Hawaii
Reviewed 21 January 2014 via mobile

Only a couple minutes from the train station, this hostel is in a great location. Close to the main streets to killarney and the entrance to the national park. The only negative was that the inside was freezing. I literally wore gloves and a beanie to bed, the heaters just didn't work. Other than that the beds were fine and...

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Thank Kylaliv
Rathmore, Ireland
Reviewed 13 January 2014

I stayed here Saturday just gone with a few friends stayed in the Disney room. Very nice rooms with en suite bathrooms. Very reasonably priced, and night porter on duty to leave you in at night. Very nice place will definitely stay here again

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Thank Danny B
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 31 October 2013

I would not recommend this hostel to anyone. The pictures and good reviews online are misleading and I'm positive they are all written by the staff that work there. If you are a hiker and your bathroom and bed has been the forest for 3 months then this place looks like a decent living quarter for the night but for...

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2Thank Brouiln
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Exellent staff and good atmosphere! I stayed at Owl room(9beds) for 4 nights. Room, kitchin, toilet,bathroom were also clean. but room was cold. Especially staff was so kindly and helpful and location is realy good. It's close to bus station. if I visit Killarney again,I'll stay this hostel absolutely! めちゃお気に入りのホステルです!

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The Killarney Railway Hostel is situated across the road from the Bus and Train stations in the heart of Killarney Town. It is close to the famous Killarney National Park and an ideal base from which variousother beautiful destnaions may be explored. The Hostel has everything one would need for a pleasant vacation including complimentary breakfast, self catering Kitchen, 24 hour recepton and FREE Wi Fi access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Railway Hostel

Address: Fair Hill Cottages Railway Lodge 12 Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: RM89 - RM495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 114
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“All rooms are nice and cosy”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choise a bed not next shower ....”
 of 5 bubbles alexandrapC3325NF, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in front are a bit noisy before the traffic dies down.”
 of 5 bubbles danab427, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose a smaller dorm room to stay with great back packers.”
 of 5 bubbles 534averyc, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Dont go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles GerrypGorman, 23 Sep 2014 | Read review
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