About Kilkenny Hostel

Fantastic location - gorgeous old house - Friendly vibe

In an 18th century Georgian Townhouse, Kilkenny Tourist Hostel is located 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 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.

Plus we’ve got the Friendliest Staff and loads of Cool Guests from all over the World to mingle with.

What's on Offer?

  • Comfortable Dorm Rooms and Private Rooms
  • Free WiFi and Free Computer Access
  • Cook in the Self Catering Kitchen
  • Free Tea and (really good) Coffee
  • Free Lockers (just bring your own padlock)
  • Laundry Service for 8 Euro
  • No Lockout or Curfew
  • Leave your luggage on the day you check out.
  • Friendly Staff who know all about Kilkenny
  • A commitment to Recycling

Hostel Location

You’ll be in a Brilliant Central Location on the Medieval Mile in Parliament Street opposite 5 Pubs, close by to the Castle and Cathedral, and nearby to plenty of Cafes and Restaurants.

The Supermarket is just up the street and it’s a short walk to the Bus Stop and the Train Station.

Enjoy Kilkenny Like a Local

Our Notice Boards, Custom designed City Mural, and Chalk Boards give you loads of information about Kilkenny so you have a unique local experience. We have insider tips on the best 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.

What You Need to Know about the Hostel

Reception is open until 11pm for Check In. Payment on Arrival is in Cash. Cancellation Policy is 48 hours advance notice. Some beds not available online so it’s always best to phone us to check specific days.

For All Bookings for Groups please contact us to discuss our Group Booking and Security/Noise Deposit Procedures and Conditions.

We know Hostel Recommendations are Important to You.

You’ll be staying in a Hostel that is approved by the official Irish Tourist Board, recommended by Lonely Planet, Guide De Routard, and Rick Steves’ guidebooks and a member of the IHH (The Independent Holiday Hostels in Ireland) and the Go Around Europe Network

Hostelworld.com, Booking.com, and TripAdvisor also give us the Thumbs Up as a Top Rated Hostel in Kilkenny.

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