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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 9.8

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.8

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    15 Jul 2019
    The most perfect hostel you’ll ever stay at! I don’t need to say anymore :)
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    14 Jul 2019
    I’m disappointed I stayed at this hostel at the beginning of my trip because no hostel will ever compare to the Black Sheep Hostel. Their organic garden was beautiful and they even have chickens and ducks so you can eat an egg for breakfast. The beds were so comfy I felt like I was sleeping in my own, and they also had privacy curtains for each one. The staff was the most lovely I have ever had the pleasure to meet. Lisa even helped me cook when I didn’t know how and Adam was amazing company!!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    13 Jul 2019
    It was my first trip staying in hostels. I loved this one. It felt like I was staying on a peaceful little farm. Fresh garden veggies and eggs from on sight chickens were a treat. The town center and the National Park are short walks away, while the hostel is on a quiet street. The individual lights, shelves and charging stations were great! Beds were comfy with privacy curtains! I actually got some sleep at the Black Sheep!! Staff is awesome! Such a good vibe overall. I really enjoyed my stay.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    12 Jul 2019
    This is undeniably one of the best hostels I have ever stayed in; everything. It's so comfortable, convenient lights, plugs and curtains. Amazing breakfast with home baked bread and eggs from the hostel chickens. Different communal spaces for different moods, and homely and well equipped kitchen (with free PASTA!) and super genuine and interested staff. Perfect location. Wish I could have stayed longer!!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    24 Jun 2019
    Great staff! Loved the place. I highly recommend it. I would totally come back.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    06 Jun 2019
    I loved my time here. The staff are friendly and helpful. They have a great location right next to Killarney National Park. All the bunk beds have curtains and their own lights. The extra privacy was wonderful. Would definitely stay here again!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    06 Jun 2019
    I absolutely loved my stay at the Black Sheep Hostel! I was so sad to have to leave. Everyone was so friendly and helpful, the dogs are adorable, and the beds are so much more comfortable than any other hostel I've stayed at. It feels much more like a home rather than just a place to place to spend the night and lock up your stuff (which is usually the feeling I get from Hostels, but maybe that's just me). I can't wait to visit Killarney again, and definitely hope stay here when I do!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    28 Jun 2019
    It was an awesome place. They do recycle and have their own chicken for fresh and happt eggs. Also they do bake their own bread. The staff is kind and they have loada of tips so that your trip will be brilliant
    Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    27 Jun 2019
    Amazing place!!!! I even added one more night to my reservation. The staff is amazing, welcoming and a great help. The dogs are the cutest things ever. Amazing breakfast and atmosphere. They really take care of their travelers. I have to say that I love the decor but above all the bed are amazing!! I slept like a baby, the best sleep of my holiday!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    02 Aug 2019
    I stayed during summer so that might explain the jacked up prices. I thought over 40 euros for a single bed in a cramped 4 bed dorm was a bit too much! The hostel itself however is very nice, I liked the general eco friendly atmosphere, generous breakfast, and animated kitchen. The facilities were also clean albeit a bit limited, but I never had to wait for anything so it actually worked. It's right next to the National park. Great place to stay.
    Anguilla, 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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