Neptune’s Hostel is a great budget accommodation for exploring the great outdoors of Killarney, including the national park.
The hostel has a variety of standard, ensuite and dorm rooms to accommodate guests, who can also take advantage of free breakfast, WiFi, luggage and bike storage, an extensive self-catering kitchen, book exchange and social room. Additionally, the hostel offers a laundry service, barbecue, low-cost telephone and discounted tours to the King of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Gap of Dunloe and Lakes of Killarney.
Many walking routes covering the Ring of Kerry start and end in Killarney. The area also has opportunities for cycling, rock climbing, diving, surfing, kayaking and horse riding.
Not-to-be-missed sights include Muckross House, a Victorian mansion found in Killarney National Park, and Ross Castle, the original home of the O’Donoghue Ross Chieftains in the 15th century.