About Kilkenny Hostel

Fantastic location - gorgeous old house - Friendly vibe

In an 18th century Georgian Townhouse, Kilkenny Tourist Hostel is right in the centre of Kilkenny, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Ireland. There’s Free WiFi and Free Computer Access . We also have a great Self Catering kitchen with Free Tea and Coffee, and a lovely Sitting Room with an open turf fire.

Choose between Dorms, Private Family Rooms, Triples, Twins and Double rooms. Prices from as little as 14 Euro per night.

Our Notice Boards are famous for letting you know what’s on in town: gigs, plays, movie nights, traditional music sessions, hurling matches, tours and all the hidden gems we reckon you should enjoy.  Plus every day we chalk up the best events of the night on our blackboard at the Reception.

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What to do in Kilkenny

Hostel Location

You’ll be in a brilliant central location opposite 5 pubs, close by to the Castle and Cathedral, nearby to plenty of cafes, restaurants and the supermarket and a short walk to the bus stop and train station

The Bewery

Kilkenny is synonymous with beer and had a proud brewing tradition dating back to the 13th century and until very recently you could smell the waft of hops and barely brewing just behind Kilkenny Tourist Hostel.

Kilkenny Castle park & the Canal Walk

A track winds its way through this 50 acre park away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Featuring mature trees and shrubs, a duck pond and lovely... manicured gardens it’s a great way to spend an hour or two.

Night Life

Pubs, theatres, nightclubs, gigs, festivals, live traditional music... it’s all going on in Kilkenny and the streets and bars are always busy with people having a great time so why not check out some of our favourites.

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Kikenny Arts Festival

Each summer for 10 days in August the Kilkenny Arts Festival brings the very best in Irish and international visual art, classical music, theatre and dance, jazz, world & traditional Irish music... literature, film, indie music, craft, children’s and street events

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