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Kenmare Failte Hostel

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Overview
Shelbourne Street, Kenmare Ireland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
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All reviews great location friendly family run budget accommodation backpacking trip public lot sitting room big kitchen would stay here again common room excellent facilities other guests cup of tea top floor double bed comfortable beds stayed here for two nights centre of town
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

First the good things: Nicely appointed shared spaces, friendly gathering spot in a large kitchen, nice host and respectful and interesting fellow guests. Good location, though you have to scamper through a fairly high traffic corner each time you arrive and depart. From a walkers...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank GibsonsFruGal
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed our shared common rooms and great atmosphere. Regarding the drying room and offering to dry your clothes-we did offer to dry your clothes at no cost-it did not suit as you didn't want your clothes in...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018

Always wanted to stay here and got my chance recently when walking The Beara Way. It certainly lived up to its reputation and its name! We got a great welcome from Maureen and some tips on where to catch live music in Kenmare. We had...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank HelenTravelBug
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments and we hope you will come visit us again. Warm Regards, Aoife.

Reviewed August 19, 2018

I had more fun at this hostel than I've had at fancy hotels I've stayed in across Ireland. The building is historic and has a beautiful old vibe to it. It is probably the best situated lodging in the town--right on the corner of the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Corey W
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you very much...what a lovely review to read. Our showers are push button to conserve water. We do provide towels and soap at an extra charge of only 2 euro. We hope you can visit us again. Warm Regards, Aoife & Maureen.

Reviewed August 14, 2018

Last minute change of plans took us to Kenmare. Late in the afternoon, we tried this place which turned out to be great. One of the best hostels I've ever stayed in !!! I highly recommend KENMARE FAILTE HOSTEL !!!

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank bddna2014
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you so much...delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Warmest Regards, Aoife & Maureen.

Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We just spent a night in Kenmare and chose Kenmare Failte Hostel to stay. It is a quiet,familiar, nice and clean place and we also were very welcomed. Comfortable beds, large bedroom, and the shared bathrooms are large and clean. We loved and recommend it...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Filipe P
Response from kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte HostelResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you very much. Warm Regards, Maureen & Aoife.

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Recently awarded 'The Best IHH Town Hostel in Ireland, & Fáilte Ireland approved since 1986, Kenmare Fáilte Hostel is family-run and 'A Home from Home', situated in the centre of Kenmare town - across from the Post More Office on the corner of Shelbourne Street. We provide private rooms en-suite as well as dormitory rooms for a very reasonable price. There is a fully equipped self-catering Kitchen with Aga Cooker which is always on creating a very welcoming atmosphere, where you can cook - have a cup of 'free' tea or coffee, and have an interesting chat with the hostel team & other guests...and if that doesn't interest you - there is a sitting-room and dining room with many reading material to choose from, along with board games, and 'free to air' satellite stations. There is FREE wifi provided in public areas downstairs. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$49 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$49 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
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Janelle A
May 10, 2015|
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Response from kenmarefailtehostel | Property representative |
Dear Janelle...there is a public free carpark just second's walk from our Hostel. Yes...we have private ensuite rooms. You can see from our reviews that our Hostel is very popular and it is a great place to chat with other... More
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"Hostel is ideally situated at the top of Kenmare High Street with plenty of cafes, bars and shops."
reob1957
Sep. 19, 2017
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"All rooms are good"
johnmurphyie
Jul. 7, 2017
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"there are a great variety of rooms from doubles to dorms"
docmarym
Oct. 18, 2016
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"Ask for front view"
B350SDdenisec
Oct. 28, 2015
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