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This hostel reminded me of hosteling in the 60s. Cozy old house with second hand furniture and dishes etc. You make your own breakfast with items provided by hostel. I was pleased to be able to make porridge for myself. Bathrooms a little small but...More
I’ve stayed in MacGabhainns twice, nice hostel, friendly staff with nice amenities.
Located 5 mins walk from the centre of Kilkenny, 10-12min walk from the train station, the hostel is perfect for anyone looking to stay in a decent standard hostel at a good price....More
A Well prized hostel with kind people working there. Allthough the rooms are a bit small they suffice. Great wifi though
We were lucky to get a private room, while booking Just one day in advance.
If you call them to check, they do their...More
MacGabhainns is situated very close to the centre of the medieval town. It was not a good idea to arrive during rush hour as it was quite difficult to find the hostel (green building on the photo) while negotiating the 17h00 traffic, pedestrians and the...More
We booked a room to spend 1 week at MacGabhainns.
Everything was very clean, especially the bathrooms!
It is a nice cozy hostel at 5min walk from the city center. It was very quiet but still very close to downtown, which was perfect.
USD 19 - USD 74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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It takes approx 20 mins to walk from the Kilkenny train station, depending on how much gear you have to carry/pull. There are several routesto get to the hostel from the station. not sure about the bus. There are a couple... More
It takes approx 20 mins to walk from the Kilkenny train station, depending on how much gear you have to carry/pull. There are several routesto get to the hostel from the station. not sure about the bus. There are a couple ways to get from the station but Kilkenny is quite small so you can walk everywhere.