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Kenmare Failte Hostel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stayed in the dorm style room and were pleased with the room's noise level and temperature. The shower was hot and we enjoyed being able to have a kitchen to use and a living room to read or visit. The location of the hostel is very handy to walk to all of the town's main amenities.

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kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Warm Regards, Aoife.

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This was my first time staying at a hostel, and it was a great experience. The price was great and everything was very clean and well taken care of. It is in a great location, right off the main street and within in walking distance to some great sights.

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kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte Hostel, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us at Kenmare Fáilte Hostel. We look forward to welcoming you back some day soon hopefully. Warm Regards, Aoife.

Western Ireland, Ireland
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This was my first time in a Hostel so I didn't quite know what to expect. I arrived late but was still given a warm welcome and after a long days travelling was so happy to just slip into the comfy bed that was kept for me. Everything is clean and neat, the kitchen has all the equipment you'd need,...

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kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments and we are glad we made your stay a happy and comfortable one. That is one of our aims - to make you feel at home. Warm Regards, Aoife.

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2015

What a place - Absolutely brilliant - We stayed 2days in July & it was pure Heaven. The house is full of character - Our room was at the top overlooking the busy street where the traffic never stopped moving through on their way to the Ring of Kerry. The bed was very comfortable & the bedroom very spacious &...

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kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and we are glad you felt at peace and it was pure Heaven. We hope you can return to us someday! Kindest Regards, Aoife.

South Florida, Florida
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This place was fantastic. The location was perfect after a day of touring. Maureen keeps the place is very clean with a great kitchen and you could get a Gallic lesson as she teaches her grandson. One of the best hostels in Ireland.

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kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte Hostel, responded to this review

'One of the best Hostels in Ireland' - thank you. We did win an award for the best Town Hostel in Ireland so it's nice when our guests say it also! Yes, Maureen is a great teacher! We are delighted you had an enjoyable stay with us & hope you visit us again some time. Warm Regards, Aoife.

Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Kenmare Failte Hostel has a great location - looking out to the Henry street, but surprisingly very quiet at night. Our room was on the top floor, it was a private room with shared bathroom. There was a sink in the room. The bed was comfortable enough - it was clean and it had a nice window looking out to...

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kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you and we are delighted you had a lovely stay with us. Kindest Regards, Aoife.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Booked a private double room, which had 4 single beds and a sink. Spotlessly clean and comfortable bed. Even in August, it's not very hot in Ireland, but being on the 3rd floor could get a little warm. Wifi only worked well in the lobby. Walking distance to everything in town, with a very nice patio and bike shed outside....

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kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte Hostel, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We do recommend that the wifi works best in the lobby, but we will look in to having it in more rooms if possible. Warm Regards, Aoife.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This is a beautiful hostel with friendly staff in the centre of town. Great value and spotlessly clean throughout. Home made scones & soda bread with jam and tea or coffee on arrival, just what I needed after a day's cycle.

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kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte Hostel, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and also the scones and tea! We hope you will come to see us again some time. Warm Regards, Aoife.

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely old/traditional building with great facilities. Great big room with a huge soft bed. Staff were fantastic. Homemade scones were spot on after a long drive. Right next to the pubs and bars. Thanks for a great stay. X

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kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely comments. We are delighted you had a lovely stay with us and glad you enjoyed our scones! We hope you can visit us again. Kindest Regards, Aoife.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Maureen runs a lovely hostel. We were cycling the Ring of Kerry and had intended to camp but after a full day of cycling in the pouring rain over Moll's Gap, we decided to splurge on a twin room in the Failte Hostel and couldn't have been happier that Maureen had space for us. The hostel is clean, warm and...

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kenmarefailtehostel, Manager at Kenmare Failte Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely comments. Delighted you had a lovely stay with us. We hope you can come visit us again soon sometime! Kindest Regards, Aoife.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kenmare Failte Hostel

Address: Shelbourne Street | Kerry, Kenmare, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Kenmare
Price Range: £32 - £77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“there are a great variety of rooms from doubles to dorms”
docmarym, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for front view”
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“We were in the triple en-suite room which was good. Never saw other dorms.”
445annad, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
“They're all good.”
Maria13919, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The ones at the front of the hostel have a great view down the street of quaint Kenmare”
664clareg, 27 Nov 2013 | Read review
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