MacGabhainns Backpackers Hostel

24 Vicar Street, Kilkenny, Ireland

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About MacGabhainns Backpackers Hostel

Very Good 8.0
Wonderful staff
Great location
Internet access

MacGabhainns Backpackers Hostel is situated in Kilkenny and is close to the area's popular attractions. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and bicycle rental.

Guests are welcome to relax in the hostel's gardens, and can easily discover the area's popular attractions. Those staying at the property have access to a terrace and a BBQ area.

MacGabhainns Backpackers Hostel has 31 comfortable rooms that are ideal for travellers on a budget.

MacGabhainns Backpackers Hostel's neighbourhood is known for its nightlife and guests are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining and bar options. The hostel also serves breakfast each day.

Kilkenny's attractions, such as Black Abbey and Shee Alms House, are within easy walking distance of MacGabhainns Backpackers Hostel. The surrounding neighbourhood is also famous for its shops and boutiques.

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Hotel Features


Room Service, Picnic Area/Tables, Packed Lunches


Garden, Hiking


Safe-Deposit Box, Bicycle Rental, Photocopier, Luggage Storage, Designated Smoking Area, Self Laundry


Wireless internet on site.


From 2:00 PM


Prior to 11:00 AM

Guest Reviews

MacGabhainns Backpackers Hostel


Very Good

198 guest reviews

Rating summary

  • Cleanliness8.0
  • Dining8.0
  • Facilities8.0
  • Location8.0
  • Rooms8.0
  • Service8.0

Who stays here?

  • Solo travellers
  • Couples
  • Business travellers most popular!
  • Families

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