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Finnegan's Hostel

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Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Was shocked to find out when I arrived that they had overbooked and had no room for me to stay in despite me booking nearly a week in advance. Found the staff & owner very unhelpful over the whole situation. Would definitely recommend not staying here.

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Terrible stay from start to finish. Very poor signing to the locatin Firstly, arrived and the lady did'nt know how long i was staying for, even though I had booked my stay on booking.com a month ago. All staff were obnoxious and rude, so much for the Irish cead mile failte! I am a student and I was attending Kerry...

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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

There are zero signs showing where the hostel is I had to ask a local as I walked up and down the road. The website said it accepted credit cards but the owner wouldn't take my card, she said only cash and pointed me to the ATM. Came back with cash and she didn't have change for me. I made...

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A group of us reserved 3 rooms at Finnegan's and had a pleasant stay overall. Pros: The owner and staff are very welcoming and strive to make sure you have everything you need. The hot breakfast was a wonderful surprise! Cons: All of our rooms were quite small to hold 2 suitcases and 2 people each. But we made it...

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carlow Ireland
Reviewed 3 January 2017

i dont know where to start - we stayed in private bed and breakfast and paid that rate-- dirty - horrible - smelly - the staff/owner was very rude - lost keys no breakfast - "tough" quote manageress - child crying with hunger - we stayed 2 nights at €70 a night [agreeably cheap] but €140 at xmas time was...

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

It was great stay. I was traveling with my coworkers and all of them were pretty glad of them rooms. Rooms was clean and tidy, beds double and confi. Staff really friendly and polite, special thanks to Aiste of welcoming and hosting us. Wifi reaches up to first floor, so it's available just not everywhere. So if you looking room...

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This was a horrible experience, made me ashamed to think visitors to Ireland might stay here....they grabbed my money before I saw the freezing cold room, broken window glass, no hot water, botched electrics, dodgy room heater, light like an outside garage light. Went down for breakfast and a foreign lady with no English kept shouting 9 at me, no...

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Enniskerry, Ireland
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stayed in this B+B last August and really enjoyed our stay although we were awoken during the night by people trashing the ''Hostel' room beside our B+B room. They did not stop until they had broken the bunk beds. We felt sorry for the owners and when we were visiting Kerry this Autumn we had no hesitation in booking...

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Thank pad312016
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We have been very disappointed with this hostel: very unprofessional "welcome" (we were even wondering if we were in the right place), Rooms dirty (were the bed sheets even changed?), bathroom's bin nor emptied. The bathroom is in the bedroom, and there is no glass on the top window: you can thus enjoy both noises and smell from the bathroom....

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Comox, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We arrived a bit before check-in, but this was not an issue. Eileen is a kind, warm lady who is the epitome of Irish hospitality who made us feel welcome. Our room was tinier than I expected with basic necessities, but served our needs nicely. Perhaps the best thing about Finnegan's is the location. Steps away from the museum, and...

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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Finnegan's Hostel, Restaurant and Mary Anne's Tea Rooms, Tralee, Co. Kerry. Built by the Denny family in 1826 from the stones of the old Tralee Town Castle. It was converted into a cute quaint hostel whilst making the most of its original features. We have a mixture of dorms and rooms with forty beds in total. All the private rooms are en-suite. We also have two big rooms with open fireplaces, perfect for those winter days! Our cellar restaurant serves fresh seafood and steak and offers great value for money. We are just five minutes walk from the train (Irish Rail) and bus (Bus Eireann) station and we are just off the Main Street of Tralee town so its perfect for visiting the sites, or heading out at night! Across the street from us is the amazing Tralee town park. We are only thirty minutes by car from Dingle, the Ring of Kerry and Killarney. The history of the famous Kerry landmark Mary Anne's Tea Rooms: Mary Anne Hickey and her husband Bartholomew came from a farm in Crinne outside Castleisland, Co. Kerry. She had ten children and fifty-four grandchildren of which I am one. She loved baking and entertaining friends & family at her home and these tearooms are dedicated to her memory. Eileen Nolan (Owner) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finnegan's Hostel

Address: 17 Denny Street, Tralee, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Tralee
Price Range: $30 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“if you want to sleep, pick a room away from a hostel room which can be noisy if occupied by a group of friends.”
pad312016, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't have a room with bunks”
KaneGang, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Near reception for good wifi”
481pato, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“wifi only on the lounge area...”
825arism, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Yeats”
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