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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Aside from claustrophobia due to sharing a small room with nine other lads; Lanigan's hostel was accommodating. The staff was very friendly and as a plus Lanigan's has a nice pub just a few steps away. If you need a place to sleep in Kilkenny, and you're not trying to break the bank this is your spot.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Kilkenny for the Kilkenomics Festival in November. There was a group of 12 of us in Kilkenny for the weekend. Firstly, despite Kilkenny City being generally quite compact - the location was great because all the venues were in very close proximity to the hostel. Our accommodation was of a great standard and exactly what we needed for...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

When we were there everyone got sick so the rooms were miserable and a feeding ground for germs. the food was decent. only had the same couple options every night. the hospitality and bar staff was amazing.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hostel was great for what it was, but there were a few problems. The wi-fi was very spotty and the breakfast had room for improvement. Aside from that it was very good. If all you need is a place to sleep this will do the job but it won't be luxurious.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for a few days and I have to say although I wasn't a big fan of having a shared space with several other people, their hostel was one of the Better I've gone to everything was well taken care of and it was a great stay for myself and my friends, lovely service and atmosphere at their pub...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed four nights here with eight other people. The pub and restaurant downstairs was convenient and served great food and drinks. The live music they offered was great as well. The ambiance and atmosphere was very pleasant and the pub staff and hostel staff were very friendly. The hostel itself was a little stuffy. The wifi would disconnect at...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently stayed here with some other people and we stayed in room 1, which was really small for 7 people. Some of the other rooms had mor walking space, though. There were two bathrooms attached to the room, which was convenient and the room was really warm which was good for cold nights, The staff is very friendly and I...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hostel was an ok stay for the four nights that I was there while I was on my school trip. The one big thing that I disliked is that my room was very small for 7 girls living together. There was barley enough space for people to walk past one another in the hallways. Due to the small space...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lanigan's was a nice place. The staff was very friendly. The hostel was a decent place to stay. The rooms fit between 10 and 14 people with two bathrooms within the dorm. The pub was a nice place to go to and I enjoyed the live music.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was ok. The Wi-Fi was very spotty in the room and worked best down in the lobby. The living quarters were cramped, but if you need a place to sleep and are on a budget, then I would suggest it as there is a restaurant across the alley way as well.

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Additional Information about Lanigan's Hostel

Address: Mary's Lane | parallel to Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range: £32 - £105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lanigan's Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Good location, Budget, Groups,”
 of 5 bubbles mlynch812, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do not take room 1 it's the smallest”
 of 5 bubbles allysonr548, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Definitely room 2.”
 of 5 bubbles raismail, 10 Jan 2014 | Read review
“the dorm in the hostel is great for a group”
 of 5 bubbles CeliaS204, 16 May 2013 | Read review
“All Dormer rooms - great with a group of friends”
 of 5 bubbles 1LiamM, 26 Aug 2012 | Read review
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