Kenmare Failte Hostel
Recently awarded The Best IHH Town Hostel in Ireland, Kenmare Failte Hostel is a charming period house in the heart of Kenmare, near to traditional music pubs, restaurants and quaint shops.
Recently awarded The Best IHH Town Hostel in Ireland 2011, its a perfect base from which to discover the Kingdom of Kerry.
All are welcome at Kenmare Failte Hostel. We provide great value private ensuite rooms and dormitory rooms including a selection of ensuite family, double and twin rooms.
Our fully equipped self-catering kitchen features an Aga cooker which is always on, creating a very welcoming atmosphere; have a free cup of tea or coffee and enjoy an interesting chat with the hostel team and other guests, especially on those cold and wet days.
Facilities and amenities include a sitting and dining room, board games, a range of reading material, TV and DVD player, a kitchen, central heating, drying facilities, free hot showers and duvets.
We really look forward to welcoming all ages.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking
- Steam Room
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 3 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.
Strict curfew of 1.30am
No long term stays - Maximum of 7 night nights per guest
From April-Oct inclusive, 30 percent of the total amount will be charged at the time of booking - this is non-refundable. Failure to charge your card may result in your booking being cancelled.
In the interest of tired travellers, Kenmare Failte Hostel has a strict curfew of 1.30am to ensure everyone has a good night's sleep. There is no entry after this time - please don't ask.
No GROUP bookings.
Check-in: 2pm until 7pm - no later.
Check-out: 10.00am. Guests are welcome to leave their bags in the hostel until their bus has arrived or whatever.
We have a 72hr cancellation policy.
Payment is due upon arrival by cash or credit card.
Towels are not provided-they can be rented for 2 euro per towel.
We do not have a 24 hour Reception so please bear this in mind.
In the event of cancellation or no show, the following charges will apply:
a) 30% booking deposit is non-refundable.
b) 72 hours or less before date of arrival 100%.
A charge of 5% applies to all card refunds.
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We're located in the centre of Kenmare town, just opposite the post office, on the corner of Shelbourne Street.
OS Map Grid Reference: V 93 P297
We are only minutes' walk from the local bus stop.
Guests can visit Kenmare Heritage Centre, Kenmare Lace and Design Centre, Rent-a-bike (which is located just across from the street from us) and tour around Kenmare for a few hours, Star Outdoors (which provide both water and land activities), Seafari or take advantage of the many lovely walking trails around the town.