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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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The Black Sheep Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Voted best hostel in Ireland 2019 by Hostelworld

This recently renovated, 19th century townhouse is run by a mixture of globetrotters and locals. It’s like a home away from home. Between the knowledge and experience of our Killarney natives and our multi-national Black Sheep team you will not be left short of ideas for what to see and do while in Killarney. Situated on a quiet street just one minute walk from Killarney National Park and one minute walk from Killarney town centre you don’t have far to go for outdoor activities, live entertainment or a lovely pint.
We’ll help you organise trips around Kerry such as boat trips on Killarney’s lakes, guided walks up the highest mountain in Ireland, bus tours around the famous Ring of Kerry and much more. Here you can also get in-depth advice on many walks, treks and cycles in Killarney and Kerry.
Inside our hostel we’ve got the fire on for you in the evening if it’s cold in our super-cosy living room complete with communal guitar, chess board, games, record player and book-share shelf. There’s a fully equipped and homely kitchen with free pasta for the hungry, budget traveller. Then sleep sound in the timber built, pod style beds with your own light, power point, locker space and privacy curtain.

Breakfast is included and consists of fruit, toast, tea, coffee, a selection of jams and spreads, yogurt and cereal and, if you’re lucky, eggs from or chickens.
If you prefer to take it easy you can just chill in the hammock with our ultra-cool hostel dog BOB! He is usually found pottering around our organic vegetable garden trying to figure out where he buried his bone.

Reception: 8am - 9pm.
No curfew.
Non smoking. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.9

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.9

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    09 Apr 2019
    Perfect in every way.
    New Zealand, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    09 Apr 2019
    Easily one of the best hostels I have ever visited! Black Sheep Hostel is extremely cozy and the smell of burning wood from their fireplace will welcome you in from a damp Irish evening. Their two dogs, Bob and Lou, are equally adorable and give the place a homey feeling. Try to stay on a Tuesday when they prepare an optional, shared meal for a small cost — you'll meet some new friends and create some amazing memories with guests and locals alike.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    09 Apr 2019
    Such a hidden gem. It’s an eco-friendly hostel which I absolutely loved and the staff are amazing. They have a cool garden that I highly recommend going out to. The dogs are top notch. Ones a little barky but she’s just showing her love. Really enjoyed my stay and love how they’re passionate about keeping things eco-friendly
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    07 Apr 2019
    Really cool hostel with a friendly staff. Location is great!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    30 Mar 2019
    I loved my stay at the black sheep! I felt like I was being welcomed into a families home. The staff were very friendly. The beds were extremely comfortable and the room felt very clean. The atmosphere is very relaxing and open. I miss it already and will be returning as soon as possible.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    27 Mar 2019
    Amazing hostel! One of the best i’ve been in. Great location, just near the national parc of Killarney and near the centre! The staff is great en very helpful! The beds are very comfortable! I definitely enjoyed my stay !
    Belgium, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    22 Mar 2019
    This place was great. I felt very comfortable in the hostel. The breakfast is very wholesome and the staff are lovely and helpful. There is a lovely common room with a fire place which i loved!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    15 Apr 2019
    Great people, and there are 2 dogs, Bob and Lou, who I love! And a wood burning fireplace. Very cozy!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    19 Mar 2019
    By far the nicest hostel I’ve stayed in! The staff are extremely warm, welcoming, and helpful. They have bikes for rent and free parking if you’ve brought a car, as well as a lovely garden and sitting room to socialize in. I would, without a doubt, come back again.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    22 Mar 2019
    The beds here are the most comfortable beds I've ever stayed in at a hostel! They also have blackout curtains around all of the beds which are amazing! The kitchen facilities are great if you're interested in making your own meals. The hostel is strict on quiet hours after 11pm which is nice for sleeping. The staff do a nightly family dinner but its not open to guests and felt a little alienating. The location was great for hiking in the national park! Also, Jacob who works there is AMAZING!
    USA, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2019

    1st, Country Winners Ireland

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