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Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel

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

$24+

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
based on 532 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 9.1
  • 8.9
  • 6.4

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Near city centre
  • Clean hotel facilities

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    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 532 reviews
    • 9.4 "Excellent value."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.3 "93% said the reception staff was great."
      10.0 "100% thought the service was very professional."
      8.8 "Management was excellent, said 88%."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.4 "City centre within easy reach, said 94%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 7.9 "Internet works."
      8.6 "86% said the wifi quality was great."
    • 6.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Food is average."
    • 5.2 "Average comfort."
      5.9 "Beds were acceptable for 59%."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      3.4 "66% complained about the bathroom."
      2.8 "72% said rooms were small."
      1.0 "90% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.2 "68% had problems with the shower."
      4.5 "55% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.2 "78% found problems with the furniture."
      1.1 "89% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.3 "For 67%, the rooms looked old."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    based on 95 reviews
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    based on 436 reviews
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    • 7.7 "Good cleanliness."
    • 5.1 "Average comfort."
      5.5 "Beds were acceptable for 55%."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
    Hotel type
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    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Near city centre"
    "Clean hotel facilities"
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