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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 9.8

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.9

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    13 May 2019
    We had the most wonderful stay at the black sheep I can't recommend it highly enough 💗 the staff were so friendly and the breakfast was a bonus with organic eggs from their organic garden....met lots of lovely travellers and had some great chats over cups of tea! 5☆ all round 💗💖💞💕 GO CHECK IT OUT YE WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED will defo see these guys again HAPPY DAYS xxx 🙂🙂🙂💕💞💖 Maura,Celia and Tina 💗💖
    Ireland, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    06 May 2019
    Very well could be the best hostel I've stayed at. I really can't think of anything that wasn't really well thought through. It exceeded my expectations. The wifi worked all over the place. The staff was super, super friendly - basically a fun community. Definitely stay here when in Killarney.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    02 May 2019
    Black Sheep hostel provides a space and environment that truly welcomes you home into Killarney. Awesome bunks, facilities, & common rooms!! Favorite hostel in Europe!
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 10.0


    25 Apr 2019
    This place has chickens and ducks! There is also a garden and the guests are welcome to use the eggs from the animals or the vegetables from the garden. This is a must stay if you are planning on visiting Killarney. The rooms are very spacious, and there are lots of common areas within the hostel. It is just past the busiest street so it is not loud at night. I will definitely be back.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    24 Apr 2019
    Great vibes here! The beds were INCREDIBLY comfy. The curtains for privacy on the bed are a game changer. Two outlets, one USB port and a light for each bed. They were cooking curry the first night and it smelled delicious. It was really clean. Everyone here was super friendly. Definitely recommend.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    22 Apr 2019
    Loved the black sheep. Comfy beds with TWO pillows. Clean and wonderful staff. Beautiful common spaces. Great info about the area from the staff. One of the best hostels I have ever stay at!
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    30 Apr 2019
    Absolutely my favorite hostel I have ever stayed in. The beds have actual mattresses (rather than cots), privacy curtains, lights and outlets in every bunk. The bathroom is shared but the cleanest, most spacious one I have seen. The library/ fireplace room is wonderful for relaxing. One night they did a TV show viewing on a big screen. Loved the atmosphere and everything about this hostel - 10/10 would definitely stay there again!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    10 May 2019
    Amazing! Staff is so friendly, there’s two dogs who made my stay perfect. Kitchen, garden and common area are all clean and a great place to chat with other travelers. It honestly feels like a home away from home. The beds are comfortable and there are curtains around each bunk so privacy is maintained even with 7 other people in the room. I have no criticism of the hostel or it’s staff, if you can stay here, stay here.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    04 May 2019
    Staff was very nice and helpful, the kitchen was well equipped, the common spaces were very welcoming, and our room was just perfect!! Also the bikes and helmets we rented for the ride to the national park were in a perfect state so our day was awesome and very safe as well. One con though - we had only one bathroom for two rooms, so sometimes I had to go downstairs or wait a very long time. But it was a minor thing compared to everything else in this cool place.
    Israel, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    25 Apr 2019
    Great hostel, helpful staff and close to everything. Nice rooms and very clean, cozy and welcoming feel.
    Canada, All Female Group, 18-24
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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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