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Paddy's Palace Killarney Reviews

31 New Street, Killarney, Killarney, Ireland

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738 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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Double room shower flooded. Drainage slow. Twin bedroom bathroom door needs fixing. Hard to climb up bunk bed due to low ceiling.


A nice place with free wifi (although we didn't really get to use it), free breakfast and clean bathroom and bed. Honestly, for 9€ a night I could not find anything to complain about. I'd definitely go back.


The room was supposed to be twin but it was one double bed. It shouldn't be announced as twin. There is curfew but at 4 am so I think it is more than enough. This info should be included in the description of the hostel as I was about not to book due to the curfew


Overall a very nice hostel in a really good location. Definite value for money and really good kitchen facilities.


Staff was freindly, attentive, and helpful. The facilities are clean but run down. Rooms have poor air circulation. It's a hostel, it was inexpensive, and it was just a place to rest for the night.

  • 21st Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


Excellent in every way except not enough toilets! Thanks guys!


There is no place to hang out for solo travelers, the kitchen closes early, so you are either staying in your room or going out. The hostel is very small and in desperate need of more bathrooms for the dorms. There was technically only one real functioning bathroom for 16 people. (the tv room bathroom was disgusting). Other than that, the staff was very friendly!


Thanks Alex and co for making this an amazing stay! All the best from NZ!


I stayed with a friend just one night. well, You get what you pay for. The location is good (killarney is not that big). The kitchen closes too early and the common room is too small and not confortable. If I had to come back i would choose a different place to stay.

  • 13th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Good hostel, well located. 5 minutes by feet from the town center. 5 minutes by feet from the tourist information. 15 minutrs from the bus station. Clean and calm, breakfast included and the staff very nice.


Very good hostel. Friendly staff. Great location. Stayed there before and after doing the Kerry Way. Nothing to complain about at all. Thanks guys!


How much you paid, how many you got


It was super cheap and the beds were reasonably comfortable. The location could be better, but isn't too bad. The staff were, well, pretty rude and mostly useless. They have a bunch of rules "for security purposes" but none of them really make sense. If your room is on the ground floor, you aren't allowed to go to the higher floors. After check out, you must immediately leave the hostel, even common areas. Weird stuff like that. I won't be returning. There are far better choices than Paddy's.


We didn't like the staff. They are very strict and rude. If you go with friends it's better that you stay in another hostel.

  • 7th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay. Our staff do try and be as friendly and helpful as possible.The party's refusal to checkout was unfortunate but I feel that our staff handled the matter both professionally and compassionately.


Close to the park, pubs and shops. CHARMING TOWN. REALLY ENJOYED IT. CAME IN very late and was let in without slightest delay. Thanks. Awesome


Very good hostel. Friendly staff. Great location. Stayed there before and after doing the Kerry Way. Nothing to complain about at all. Thanks guys!


Really great stay! The staff were FANTASTIC. So incredibly helpful, friendly and informative. The location is really very good. So close to everything. The rooms were big. The beds were a little bit squeaky, but otherwise comfortable. I would recommend this hostel to others and would stay there again


We had a fantastic stay here and the location was fantastic. We would have preferred the locks on the bedrooms downstairs be updated as they are old school keys so the doors remain unlocked along with other people not closing the door means that people can walk in straight off the street into the room. But aside from that it was great and we didn't feel unsafe at any point.


decent hostel, value for money


Its nearby Killanery National Park, very good loction! Staffs are nice & helpful! The room I stayed was not en-suite, but there is a bathroom on 1st floor is specific for guests stay in my room only, and it is big and clear!

  • 3rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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