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Crofton, Maryland
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

We just stopped at our first spot when we came into Killarney. We were tired and ready to get out of the car. Our host (I'm afraid I don't know his name-I didn't write it down) was very friendly and answered our questions. Railway isn't fancy - this was one of the simpler places we stayed. But, it is clean,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

very centrally located across the road from the bus/train station well run very clean and quiet and staff very helpful an friendly within easy walking distance of town centre and all facilities parking a bit restrictive as very few spaces available but can accommodate a few motorbikes

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Nowra, Australia
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

This hostel smells.. Cigarettes and damp and other indescribable things. The beds look like they have not been washed, but they smell ok and they have waterproofs on them which is a little reassuring (I put emphasis on 'a little'). The roof leaks, there is evidence of this down the walls and on the floors. The floorboards are buckled, dare... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

great atmosphere (even later when we mooved to a more fancy and moder hostel we missed this one)we met really friendly and interesting people (staff and oher travelers). located just outside of the center of killarney, so you can go partying but you are not disturbed later in the night by the sound from the street. it is not the... More 

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Reviewed 30 December 2015

I know it was cheap for Ireland standars, but I have to say I have paid the same money in other places and got much more. There is not enough toilets for so many people, I even had to qeue a few times to brush my teeth. Toilets were dirty, and the room was old. Yes, it was cheap, but... More 

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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I am simply giving this place a one due to the paid staff there - NOT the management/owners. The management are the most rude, disrespectful and welcoming people I had ever met and should nOT be working in tourism - they made racist remarks about the people (including myself) in my dorm room as well as, offensive remarks about tourists... More 

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Thank Rach B
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Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights in September. The hostel is fine by any standard. Very simple, pretty well equiped breakfast, okay (free) breakfast, clean bathrooms etc. Downside- the woman who runs the hostel was very rude to us for no apparent reason eg saying: "Is this going to be a quick question?" When we were just wanting advice (and... More 

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Thank Juliaboughton
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Absolutly great position, just two minutes walking from the bus station and maybe five from the center. The room was ok, tidy and confortable. The bathroom got dirty really fast but this is due to people grossness. The breakfast is reaaaally basic but ok afterall. The girl at the reception is a bit unpolite!!!

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Clayton, New Mexico
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10 reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2015

The rooms are simple, but kept clean and are great to crash after a long day of hiking in the park (check in is after 3:00 pm so rooms can be cleaned). There's a kitchen for cooking (be considerate and clean up after yourself, do your own dishes). The owners and staff were very helpful and friendly and answered my... More 

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Thank Avery C
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We were a bit apprehensive after reading a few reviews of this place and seeing lots of people commenting that the sheets were dirty. The first thing we checked when arriving were the sheets and they were... clean! In fact the whole room smelled clean. Good location that allowed you to walk into town easily. All in all pretty good... More 

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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: $27 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 114
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“All rooms are nice and cosy”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choise a bed not next shower ....”
 of 5 bubbles alexandrapC3325NF, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in front are a bit noisy before the traffic dies down.”
 of 5 bubbles danab427, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose a smaller dorm room to stay with great back packers.”
 of 5 bubbles 534averyc, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Dont go somewhere else”
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