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Macgabhainns Backpackers Kilkenny

24 Vicar Street , Kilkenny, Ireland
Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Award winning Hostel, In the heart of Kilkenny City Centre

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.

Check-in: 14.00 / 21.00 if outside these hours please call the hostel direct. 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.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 8.1

  • Facilities 7.9


Latest Reviews

  • 9.4

    Superb

    29 Aug 2018
    Great location. Staff was very friendly, easy check-in and check-out! Dorms were clean and quiet.
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    23 Aug 2018
    Early check out at 10.30am, with a visit to your room at 10.20am to give you a 10 minute warning. Surprisingly comfortable bunk beds!
    Ireland, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    11 Sep 2018
    Great location, average hostel ensuite dorm room expectations.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    22 Aug 2018
    Older hostel. Everything was just okay. Staff were very nice.
    USA, Female, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • DVD's
  • Games Room

Policies

  • 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.


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