Black Valley Hostel (Hostelling International)
The hostel is located 8 miles from the small Beaufort town and perfectly located for many off the beaten track activities. It is located on the Kerry Way and the Macgillycuddy Reeks and Carrauntoohill are both accessible from the hostel.
Its stunning location makes this hostel ideal for any visitors looking to discover the natural beauty of Ireland. Horse riding is available at the nearby Gap of Dunloe and boating in the Upper Lakes of Killarney.
This 40 bedded hostel is a modern hostel with a TV room and self-catering kitchen. A little shop is located on site of the hostel where you can buy your basic supplies. Family rooms are also available and the manager can give you information on walking routes in the area.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Linen Included
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Please note you need to ring the hostel directly for cancellations less than 5 days before arrival.
Check in: 17.00 - 21.00 (Please notify the hostel directly if arriving late)
Check Out: 10.00
Hostel Closed between 10.00-17.00.
Opening Times: 5pm – 12am
When you stay with us we wish for ALL our guests to enjoy their stay in a safe and secure environment.
*Children under the age of 16 years cannot be in the dormitory rooms. Families must choose private rooms for sole use if children are under 16 years - please contact the hostel if unsure.
Rules and Regulations -
+Smoking is not permitted anywhere within the hostel
+Tampering with fire equipment is a criminal offence with fines of �3000 or more.
For a more detailed list of our rules and regulations please see reception on check in
Credit cards are not accepted on arrival for payment – Cash on arrival only
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Killarney to Black Valley via the N71 is 36 kilometers.
Road/Car: From Killarney take the N71 - Kenmare Rd (also known as the Ring of Kerry) on the Muckross road to Molls Gap. From here take a right and take the next right into the Black Valley. Turn right at the next cross and continue for 8 kilometers. The hostel is located beside the church. Follow the signs for the Black Valley, after Moll's Gap.
Killarney to Black Valley via the N72 is 24 kilometers.
From Killarney take the N72 on the Ring of Kerry road to Fossa village. After Fossa Village take the next left for the Gap of Dunloe. Follow the signs for Kate Kearneys Cottage in the Gap of Dunloe. From Kate Kearneys Cottage continue through the Gap for 8 kilometers. The hostel is located beside the church.
Bus: From Killarney to Beaufort Bridge (towards Killorgin), and walk 8 miles through the Gap of Dunloe
Rail: Killarney 21km
From Dublin Airport:
At Airport Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the M1 (signposted Dublin), Leave the M1 at junction 3, then at roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the M50 (signposted M50 Southbound), Leave the M50 at junction 9 (signposted City Centre, The South), then at Red Cow Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the N7 (signposted The South (N8, N9) Entering Dublin, Continue forward to join Motorway M7 (signposted Limerick, Cork) At Junction 9 take right hand lanes to continue forward on the M7 (signposted Cork, Limerick) Continue forward onto the N7 Entering Mountrath Continue forward onto the N7 (signposted Limerick) Entering Borris-in-ossory At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the N7 (signposted Limerick) Continue forward onto the N7 Entering Roscrea At roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the N7 (signposted Limerick) At roundabout take the 1st exit onto the N7 (signposted Limerick) Continue forward onto the N7 Entering Dunkerrin Continue forward onto the N7 Entering Moneygall, Continue forward onto Church Street - N7 Entering Toomevara, Continue forward onto the N7 (signposted Limerick) Entering Carrigatoher, Bear right onto the N7 Entering Birdhill, Continue forward onto the N7 Entering Lisnagry, At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the N7 (signposted Cork), At roundabout take the 1st exit onto the N20 (signposted Cork), Continue forward onto the N21 (signposted Tralee), At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the N21, Bear right onto the N21 Entering Adare, At roundabout take the 1st exit onto Main Street - N21, Continue forward onto the N21 Entering Castleisland, Continue forward onto the N23 (signposted Killarney), Continue forward onto the N23 Entering Farranfore, At crossroads continue forward onto the N22 (signposted Killarney), At Cleeny Roundabout take the 1st exit onto the N22 (signposted Cork, Mallow), Turn right onto Upper Lewis Road, At roundabout take the 1st exit onto Lewis Road - R876 (signposted Town Centre, Kenmare)At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto College Street (signposted Town Centre), Turn left onto St Anthony's Place,Turn right onto East Avenue - R876, Turn left onto Kenmare Place - R876, At Kenmare Place roundabout take the 1st exit onto Kenmare Place - N71 (signposted Kenmare) At mini-roundabout bear left onto Muckross Road - N71, Continue forward onto Muckross Road - N71 Entering Muckross, Turn left (signposted Kenmare). Follow the signs for Black Valley after Molls Gap
The GPS coordinates are as follows for the Black Valley Hostel: Decimal: Latitude 51.986614 Longitude -9.652444. The hostel is located right beside the church. The hostel is situated in a relatively untouched and remote area of Kerry.