Lonely Planet review
This tidy little 16-bed hostel is truly a no-frills experience, although Tilda the dog is a real charmer. Breakfasts are cold and the back 'garden' is a work in progress, but it's friendly, there's a laundry and is usually quiet.
If you're arriving in town with no room booked (an unwise move at weekends when rates soar and in summer), the tourist office runs an efficient accommodation booking service costing around €4.
Our independent authors have visited Macgabhainn's Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Kilkenny City.
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