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Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel

Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel

24 Vicar Street, Kilkenny, Ireland Map Send to a friend
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Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel

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Proudly voted best hostel in Kilkenny in 2012 & 2013 by Hostelworld.com bookers!

Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel is a small hostel located in the heart of the city centre, just ten minutes' walk from Kilkenny Castle, close to the railway and bus station.

Limited Free on street parking is available at the hostel or alternatively there is parking available at a costs of €1 per day.

Parking charges are payable from 9am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and outside these times parking is free.

We offer a comfortable and friendly atmosphere for weary travellers.

We have lots of free facilities, such as free breakfast, parking, security lockers, internet access, Wi-Fi and even a free map of the city! Breakfast includes porridge, corn flakes, toast and tea or coffee; you can also have as much free tea and coffee as you want, all day long. We even wash your dishes for you!

There's a cool barbecue area in our garden. We're also located near pubs with traditional Irish music and some fine restaurants that are quite inexpensive.

We were voted the best hostel in Kilkenny in 2012 & 2013, and one of the top hostels in Ireland. We were approved by the Irish Tourism Board in 2013 and are recommended by Lonely Planet, Routards and Let's Go.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Highlights

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • 24 Hour Check-In
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage

Important Information

Check-in: 10am - 10pm. We have a 48hr cancellation policy.
All credit cards accepted.Please note there is a 3% service charge for credit card payments
For groups of six or more people, we require a 100 Euro noise deposit upon arrival.

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Awesome 85%

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Really friendly staff and very good atmosphere. Clean and great value.

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5
Location
3
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

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Hotel Amenities

  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games room
  • Gym
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Tours/Travel Desk

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire

laundry

  • Washing Machine

communications

  • Card Phones
  • Fax Service
  • Postal Service

parking

  • Bicycle Parking

inroom facilities

  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

sport& leisure

  • Cable TV

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