Located along the medieval mile that links Kilkenny Castle with St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny Tourist Hostel is right in the heart of the city with all the attractions on its doorstep. Opposite are some of the city’s best pubs and music venues, the Theatre is next door, Smithwicks Brewery is a few doors up and nearby are great cafes, restaurants, shops and Supermarkets. Inexpensive car parking is a leisurely 5 minute walk away. Guests will be well placed to explore the windy laneways and medieval charm of Kilkenny, or cycle, bus or drive out to Jerpoint Abbey, Dunmore Caves or Kells Priory.
Offering brilliant value for money Kilkenny Tourist Hostel welcomes backpackers, tourists, families, couples, students and groups to stay in a gorgeous 280 year old Georgian House right in the centre of Kilkenny. The house is light, airy and spacious and has loads of original features. Guests can warm by the open turf burning fire in the sitting room while chilling out and chatting to fellow travellers or cook in the large fully equipped self-catering kitchen.
Choose between clean and comfortable private double, twin, triple and family rooms or three, six and eight beds mixed or female only dormitory accommodation. Prices start at only €14 per person and offer various special deals and low prices throughout the year.
WiFi, internet access at the hostel computer, linen, towels, lockers and bag storage on the day you leave are Free. Plus wash and dry laundry for only €8.
Guests will get loads of insider tips and local knowledge about the best things to do in Kilkenny to make a visit really great. Know about the quality traditional music sessions, the best cheap eats and the must sees from the friendly, helpful and smiley staff who will give guests the lowdown on the city and make you feel at home. The large hand painted map of Kilkenny at reception shows guests exactly what things one should be checking out while visiting the city. A large noticeboards list all the bus and train times, bike-hire information and details of upcoming gigs and festivals.
Maps and visitor guides to Kilkenny are provided free to guests.
Hostelworld.com rates Kilkenny Tourist Hostel as fabulous, and consistently receives excellent reviews and testimonials from happy guests. Lonely Planet, Rick Steves and Guide Du Routard all give the thumbs up, and Kilkenny Tourist Hostel is a member of the Independent Holiday Hostels of Ireland who link over 60 affiliated Hostels throughout Ireland.
Kilkenny Tourist Hostel are in business for over 20 years and always look forward to welcoming new and returning guests back to stay.