Killarney Accommodation: budget youth hostel

February 21, 2007 · 0 comments

The Killarney International Youth Hostel (part of the ‘An Óige’ group) is an impressive 18th century mansion set on 75 acres of gardens and forest overlooking the mountains ringing Killarney National Park in Co. Kerry.

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This 4-star hostel is very popular with individuals as well as groups and families. The staff are a great source of advice on trips and activities in the immediate vicinity of Killarney as well as Kerry and throughout Ireland. Free information and maps are available for cyclists, walkers and motorists keen to explore the kingdom of Kerry.


This 4-star hostel is very popular with individuals as well as groups and families. The staff are a great source of advice on trips and activities in the immediate vicinity of Killarney as well as Kerry and throughout Ireland. Free information and maps are available for cyclists, walkers and motorists keen to explore the kingdom of Kerry.

Contact the Killarney hostel to obtain updated information about group tours of the Ring of Kerry, Gap of Dunloe, and the Dingle Peninsula starting from the hostel. Information is also available on bicycle hire, boat trips on the lakes, horse riding in the park, canoeing, and much more.

The hostel sleeps 40 guests and costs from $14 for an off-season bed to $46 per bed in 2 bed room in high season.

Facilities:

Large TV & Video lounge
Secure storage room
Library and games room
Meals available (groups by request)
Self catering facilities
Laundry
Free bed linen
Towel hire
Large car park which can accommodate coaches
Wheelchair facilities
National and international hostel booking facilities

Local tours arranged (Ring of Kerry from 16.50)
Bikes for rent
Horseriding
Canoeing

Some reviews:
“Loved the place. Went there after reading the BUG reviews. They are true. It’s huge, clean, beautiful. I lay in bed in the mornings and watched the mist roll over the lakes, in front of the mountains!” BugEurope.com Review, Anonymous, USA, October 2003

“By far, the best hostel I’ve seen in my life.” BugEurope.com Review, Javier, Spain, January 2003

Please see our killarney hotels for information and links to high-end accommodation options in Killarney and the surrounding area.

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