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Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel

Group of 15 or more?

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Property Description

Proudly voted best hostel in Kilkenny in 2014 & 2015 by bookers!

Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel is a small hostel located in the heart of the city centre, just ten minutes' walk from Kilkenny Castle, close to the railway and bus station.

Limited Free on street parking is available at the hostel or alternatively there is parking available at a costs of €2 per day.
Parking charges are payable from 9am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and outside these times parking is free.

We offer a comfortable and friendly atmosphere for weary travellers.

We have lots of free facilities, such as free breakfast, parking, security lockers, internet access, Wi-Fi and even a free map of the city! Breakfast includes porridge, corn flakes, toast and tea or coffee; you can also have as much free tea and coffee as you want, all day long. We even wash your dishes for you!

There's a cool barbecue area in our garden. We're also located near pubs with traditional Irish music and some fine restaurants that are quite inexpensive.

We were voted the best hostel in Kilkenny in 2014 & 2015, and one of the top hostels in Ireland. We were approved by the Irish Tourism Board in 2016 and are recommended by Lonely Planet, Routards and Let's Go.

We look forward to seeing you soon!
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Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel Located at 24 Vicar Street, , Kilkenny.
Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel
Kilkenny 24 Vicar Street
86% 1927
52.6567844 -7.2560405
Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel
    Rooms available 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite 5 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite 4 Bed Female Dorm 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom 8 Bed Mixed Dorm 4 Bed Mixed Dorm 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite 3 Bed Private Shared Bathroom 10 Bed Mixed Dorm 5 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite Twin Private Ensuite 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom Twin Private Shared Bathroom 6 Bed Female Dorm 3 Bed Private Ensuite Double Bed Private Ensuite

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Sat 22 Oct 2016 - Tue 25 Oct 2016 Change

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Latest Review

" The location was very good, close to the medieval Line and everything at a good walking distance. The staff was very helpfull and nice with good advice. But on the negative side, there were no security lockers in the room and there were only 2 showers for the whole floor, which was too few. Also, the showers reaked humidity and there was no hot water. "

- Anonymous
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  • Free

    Free Breakfast Linen Included Free City Maps Free WiFi Free Internet Access

  • General

    Security Lockers Key Card Access Common Room Bicycle Parking BBQ Fitness Centre Meeting Rooms Adaptors Book Exchange Hot Showers Self-Catering Facilities Cable TV Outdoor Terrace Reading Light Jobs Board Hair Dryers For Hire Parking Safe Deposit Box Card Phones Washing Machine Steam Room

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Bicycle Hire Towels for hire Luggage Storage Fax Service Tours/Travel Desk Currency Exchange Postal Service 24 Hour Security Housekeeping Late check-out Reception (limited hours)

  • Food & Drink

    Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

  • Entertainment

    DVD's Games Room



Child Friendly Credit Cards Accepted No Curfew Non Smoking Taxes Included

Things to Note

Check-in: 10am - 10pm. We have a 48hr cancellation policy.
All credit cards accepted.
For groups of six or more people, we require a 100 Euro noise deposit upon arrival.
On street parking available.

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated above (see 'Things to Note' information).

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