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Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel

24 Vicar Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 567 770 970

€17+

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
based on 536 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 9.2
  • 9.0
  • 6.2

Good to know

  • Good kitchenette
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Near city centre

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    About

    In Kilkenny city centre, Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel offers budget accommodation with free breakfast and free Wi-Fi throughout. Rooms are dormitory in style, and have an en suite bathroom that you will share with the other guests in your room. Breakfast is provided each morning, and includes porridge, cereal, toast, and unlimited tea and coffee. Smithwicks Brewery is 0.2 miles from Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel. St Canices Cathedral is 0.1 miles away, and the shops of the medieval city are all nearby.

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    AMENITIES

    • Internet
    • Bicycle hire
    • No smoking
    • Parking
    • Safe
    • Pool table
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    based on 536 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent value."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.7 "97% said the reception staff was great."
      9.1 "Management was excellent, said 91%."
      10.0 "100% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      9.5 "City centre within easy reach, said 95%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 8.8 "Very good internet connection."
      8.6 "86% said the wifi quality was great."
    • 6.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.2 "Food is average."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
      6.9 "For only 69%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
      6.7 "Only 67% said rooms were clean enough."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 101 reviews
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    based on 434 reviews
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    • 7.7 "Good cleanliness."
    • 5.1 "Average comfort."
      5.5 "Beds were acceptable for 55%."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Good kitchenette"
    "Clean hotel facilities"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Near city centre"
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