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Dublin
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...

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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...

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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.

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Saint-Etienne, France
Reviewed 25 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.

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preston
Reviewed 24 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...

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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...

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The good: room and shared bathroom were very clean. Location was good, a short walk uphill from the port. Excellent wifi signal. Plenty of parking. Excellent price point for this area. Stuff to be aware of: towels available for rent for 1 euro. There was no shower in the bathroom - instead, there was a length of tubing connecting the...

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Mattress had springs protruding, very uncomfortable and was dirty/stained. Staff/management were neither friendly nor helpful. Fire safety measures not up to standard, missing fire protection in doors, no emergency lighting on stairs, handrail loose. Very poor latch on door with no receiver, door could be forced easily, rooms not secure enough to leave valuables.

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Letterkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Had a lovely stay with some friends here in may, the staff where lovely. they looked after us and gave us a run down on where to eat in the town if we fancied to eat out. The rooms and facilities were very clean and well kept. and the cost was very little compared to other sites we looked at

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Aleksander was a really nice host, he helped us with everything -including the booking to visit the Skellig Michael- and gave us a better room. The room and the bed were nice and warm. The hotel has a tv room, complete kitchen and parking. It is very close from the two pubs/restaurant and the harbor. He gave us a very...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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: RM137 - RM227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“If you are staying try to stay away from above the tv room/kitchen area”
 of 5 bubbles debbieuc, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 14 is a double ensuite, nice view of the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles Dixiedoggy1, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 Good size on the ground floor close to kitchens and tv room etc.”
 of 5 bubbles N4608MJdavidm, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room 2, a double room, looked nice and had its own bathroom with a fairly OK working shower”
 of 5 bubbles AmsTraveller, 30 Apr 2014 | Read review
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