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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Spent just one night here on april 15th 2017 .The owners were friendly charming and helpful.The rooms were clean and very comfortable .Very centrally located ,within walking distance to the town centre and private parking and breakfast was awesome.Would definitely stay here again and highly recommend it to anyone looking for reasonably priced decent accommodation .

Thank TinaD2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to Railway by coach during the bus strike and checked in at approximately 2 AM. I had to leave my ID at reception in exchange for my key card which was slightly annoying and a 20 euro deposit was taken. I re-booked for the next night and this time the receptionist at the time (the owner) did not...

Thank kara s
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Four of us stayed here in August I was shocked by how dirty our room was. The floor was completely manky and sticky in our room and the bathroom stank of urine. Bedclothes were clean but this place needs serious updating The chair in the room was ripped to shreds (one seater leather sofa) and the place is just grubby...

Thank diddles1990
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing to say just very frendly and cool hostel.If you dont know where to go Railway hostel is you answer.I feel here like home and I will come here again I am sure.Simple is the best and here you can feel it.thanks

Thank Taman2
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This Hostel was very nice an warm. Walking distance to town and shops and pubs. Staff was very nice and assisted with our laundry! Kitchen utensils were few and far between, and we had to be sure to wash before we used our cutlery etc. Parking is a bit of a problem if you have a rental. There is parking...

Thank Johandie v
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I read in a couple of reviews that it was dirty and would suggest it was more "grubby". Not a fancy place by any means but it was cheap and cheerful. Good kitchen and as much cereal and toast as you want for breakfast.

Thank pippathefreegan
Chudleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Arrived early evening on Saturday night all town busy - called on off chance - were fully booked but offered us a staff single room (9 Cheeta) and happy for us to bring in our blow up bed and put it on floor - luckily enough it also had en suite with shower and toilet. We found it clean and...

Thank ExeterUKMagoo
Reviewed 22 August 2016

a horrible night . be housed in a room wedged between the showers and toilets , is inconceivable to sleep. The residents take showers at all hours of the night .... !this is not an establishment to recommend. I deçue to have paid too much for such a night . showers are dirty and unsavory toilets.

Thank Alexandra P
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The dirtiest place I have been. Room number 101 packed with very small windows not enough for the bad small of the room, 6 beds, one small corridor for everybody live bags and circulate, beds poor but fine, only 2 taken for everybody charges phones and electronics (impossible)!! The website says: Free continental breakfast and car park limited. Car park...

Thank Vanessa C
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Do not confuse this accommodation with the Railway B&B which is just around the corner and seems to be better than this hostel! Rooms are clean enough although there was dust on the bunk beds. Main problem is the noise throughout the night, people coming in from a night out and/or from drinking and singing outside of the hostel. On...

Thank Amy S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Killarney Railway Hostel is situated across the road from the Bus and Train stations in the heart of Killarney Town. It is close to the famous Killarney National Park and an ideal base from which variousother beautiful destnaions may be explored. The Hostel has everything one would need for a pleasant vacation including complimentary breakfast, self catering Kitchen, 24 hour recepton and FREE Wi Fi access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Railway Hostel

Address: Fair Hill Cottages Railway Lodge 12 Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: $29 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 114
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“cheapest accommodation in killarney, excellent central location, HORRIBLE kitchen”
288karas, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are nice and cosy”
, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choise a bed not next shower ....”
alexandrapC3325NF, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in front are a bit noisy before the traffic dies down.”
danab427, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose a smaller dorm room to stay with great back packers.”
534averyc, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
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