Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel Reviews
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I loved to stay here, the staff was very nice. The rooms perfect and clean. Definitely is a place where I would like to come back.
Lovely friendly hostel, clean room and bathroom and great value for money!
Very nice hostel. +they have a dish washer.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Staff was awesome! The guy working was hilarious and very helpful. Located just down the street from the seven pub stretch. The bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was spacious. The whole place felt homey. I'd stay here again for sure if I ever came back into Kilkenny
Nice stay, this place needs updated directions from the bus station. It was very hard to find.
It was startlingly dark when you first entered the hostel, and that was kinda creepy. But the rest of the stay was great! No problems at all!
Had a wonderful time, everyone was very pleasant. Great price, was very clean. Thank you for a great visit to Kilkenny!
The good: The manager is friendly. The way the kitchen table is arranged makes interacting with other guests natural, so it's easy to get to know people. The showers work well and are hot. The hostel is within easy walking distance of town. The bad: the building is old and although freshly painted, it just needs a complete redo. The six bed female dorm is small with not much room for luggage or movement. And hooks are definitely needed in the rooms so the guests can hang their clothes up.
Such a great little hostel. after backpacking for six months it was great to find such a nice, homey and clean hostel. we were only supposed to stay one night. we stayed three!! The managers are lovely and the kitchen and chill out room are a great place to hang out and meet others. the one negative is the lockers wernt very big. but overall great place. highly recommend.
We liked the hostel very much. We thought the kitchen and the hostel in general were very clean and everyone was very friendly. We thought the heating could have been better though as we found the hostel quite cold. Our only other improvement would be the shower door in our room - whilst the shower itself had obviously been cleaned the shower door had a lot of chunky mould growing in the cracks around the bottom of the door. Needs a good scrub!
staff member was very nice
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
Small hostel, very friendly atmostphere, big and nice kitchen, helpful and friendly staff. We stayed in a room for 6 people, it was very clean and nice with bathroom only for this room. I definitely recommend this place.
Good hostel in the city of Kilkenny. Nice and relaxed atmosphere and i would def recommend this hostel. Staff were amazing, especially the taiwanese girls! Well done!
I had a fantastic time at this hostel, I met some amazing people I am still seeing now. It was like living in a cozy house, if I ever go back to Kilkenny I will for sure be staying here.
a good place to stay in Kilkenny, a small but very friendly house
I have nothing bad to say about this hostel. I've spent three months in Ireland and this is one of my favorites. Friendly staff, nice location, great city and the best wi-fi in Ireland. If you go to Kilkenny, go to this hostel.
The Hostel was really nice...just had bad luck with some rude roommates. It's not really close to the bus station (ormonde rode) though...it's a 15 min walk...kilkenny is worth to visit!
Hostel was one of the best on our trip around ireland.
Perfect location. We liked our room and the common areas. We had a basic but good breakfast. We would return.
Best shower of the whole trip! Everything else was good, and everything in town is very walk-able.