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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
22 Sep 2017
“Clean, convenient & economical”
27 Jul 2017
“Good stay”
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Dempsey's Hostel provided a clean and economical accommodation for a one-night stay in Kinsale. Location is easy to find and very walkable to downtown, and free parking is conveniently located on-site. Dempsey's had reliable hot water, good plumbing and clean (shared) bathrooms, plus the bonus...More

1  Thank Bridget W
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Where to start? I ask myself why are these people running the hostel? The staff are rude, uninterested, and blatantly clueless. I don't think I've ever been met with less of a welcome than from their weekend 'receptionist'. I wasn't surprised to learn he was...More

1  Thank Trevor E
Response from unrealdeal, Owner at Dempsey's HostelResponded 13 September 2017

Hi Everyone, There is a good reason for this spiteful review. He will not be welcome again and is using this open web-site for revenge. We stand by our other genuine reviews, Ciaran Dempsey

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I spent here one night with my aunt and her two kids (7y/o and 11y/o) The room was clean and the beds were comfortable. The guy who received us was kind and gave us a quiet room at the first floor. A nice stay!

2  Thank Martina C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

When i booked i wrote in the special instructions that we would check in between 8 and 9pm. At 6:30 or so i got a call from the hostel informing me that last check in was at 8. I knew we wouldn't make it until...More

2  Thank Porter Z
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I stayed in Dempseys Hostel for 8 weeks while I was trying to find accommodation, it was a very pleasant experience, the hostel is very clean and hygienic and the staff were were very helpful and friendly, all the staff and the owner are really...More

2  Thank tessisabelladean
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$35 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$35 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Family rooms are plenty affordable for even just groups of 2-3 friends."
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"Rooms on the east side are quieter, we stayed in rooms E & F."
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"We and my family are literally BEGGING you not to even consider here, BUT if you do don't take room A..."
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"room a or b"
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