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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

The hostel was quite dirty. The co-ed bathrooms were rarely cleaned, and the showers were worse with mold on the ceiling. It says "free breakfast" but what I went down all I found was some pieces of white bread, an really old toaster and maybe a couple cups of cereal in a container. There is wifi in all the rooms...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed here over the weekend with a stag party, I couldn't get over how ignorant the staff were! If a hostel doesn't want large groups it shouldn't book them. We hadn't over €1000 on arrival and got nothing but hassle off the staff afterwards! We were accused of letting off a fire extinguisher (which we didn't, another group of lads...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 August 2014

This hostel is just that, a hostel. There are cigarette burns in the bedding and nothing fancy here, I mean not even hand soap which is fine, it's a hostel. However if you have any interest in sleeping while staying here, forget about it! It's actually kind of funny how many things are trying to keep you awake. The walls...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Unfortunately this hostel just hasn't gotten anything right. I guess if you come in by train with a backpack it could at least have location going for it, but we were a group travelling by van. The rooms were horrible, there were some really unsavory characters lurking about, and after we booked a room in the dorm for our driver...

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1Thank nursetommey1
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Worst stay ever. The showers were the worst of all. The rooms, showers and toilets were disgusting, it looked like they haven't been cleaned properly in the last year. The bed linen was not fresh or clean and we had to send back our towels, they were stinking and stained. The staff member on duty wasn't helpful and had a...

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Disgusting shared toilets... Not regularly cleaned! Build up of dirt and grime in showers ... They have not been cleaned in a very long time!! Drains were clogged with hair so showers overflowed! Very noisy ... Seems like hostel rules are not enforced!! Young people running around the halls screaming and banging things! We found hairs in our beds... Bed...

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1Thank Claireytale
Cork city
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Where do I start? Good points - location and foreign girl on front desk (didn't get her name) she was helpful for the Friday and Saturday she was working, located across the road from bus station/train station. Arrived here on the Friday for a stag with about 16 mates. Stayed until Sunday. We booked 2 dorms, one ensuite. Dorms were...

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Irish in Malaysia
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Not much to say really . Noisy, damp,smelly unclean room. Asked to be moved. The second one wasn't much better and the bed linen had a cigarette odour! Won't be returning! It's location is ideal but that's it I'm afraid.

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Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

Came ova for a poker tournament & expected the place would be a dive. Only to be pleasantly surprised by the helpful polite staff, the cleanliness of my room & amount of shower cubicles available. Due to my AA getting cracked I made an early exit back to the hostel, logged into their W-Fi & watched Netflix for a few...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 12 June 2014

It was not great. It was good that it is near the city center I don't expect much from an hostel. It was not terrible because it was not dirty. The beds where hard but not so old. The toilet was not working, you needed to open the toilet and press an button in site to flush. I don't know...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Killarney Railway Hostel is situated across the road from the Bus and Train stations in the heart of Killarney Town. It is close to the famous Killarney National Park and an ideal base from which variousother beautiful destnaions may be explored. The Hostel has everything one would need for a pleasant vacation including complimentary breakfast, self catering Kitchen, 24 hour recepton and FREE Wi Fi access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Railway Hostel

Address: Fair Hill Cottages Railway Lodge 12 Fair Hill, Killarney, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Killarney
Price Range: $28 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 114
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“All rooms are nice and cosy”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choise a bed not next shower ....”
 of 5 bubbles alexandrapC3325NF, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in front are a bit noisy before the traffic dies down.”
 of 5 bubbles danab427, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose a smaller dorm room to stay with great back packers.”
 of 5 bubbles 534averyc, 24 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Dont go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles GerrypGorman, 23 Sep 2014 | Read review
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