About us

Our ReceptionIn 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 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 :-)

hostel-notice-boards 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.

What’s on offer?

  • Free WiFi and Free Computer Access
  • Free Lockers (just bring your own padlock)
  • Laundry Service for 5 Euro, we wash and dry it for you!
  • No Lockout or Curfew
  • Self catering kitchen where you can cook up a storm
  • A chance to leave your luggage on the day you check out.
  • Friendly staff  who know all about Kilkenny and are happy to point you in the right direction.
  • A committment to recycling and electricity from a green provider.

Hostel Location

Thing to do in KilkennyYou’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.

We know hostel recommendations are important to you.

The thumbs upYou’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).Hostelworld.com also gives us the thumbs up as a top rated hostel in Kilkenny.

What you need to know about the hostel

Reception is open until 11pm for check in. Payment on arrival is in cash. Some beds not available online so it’s always best to phone us to check specific days. For all bookings for groups please phone us to discuss our group booking /noise deposit procedures and conditions. Cancellation Policy is 48 hours advance notice.

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