Kenmare Failte Hostel

Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland | Hostel
Prices starting from $21.00

Travel Blogs from Kenmare

Homemade Chocolates Ahead

A travel blog entry by booby


78.4 km
4hours 54 minutes
Schull to Kenmare

Woke up this morning and started out on the road. Nothing like having one of those daunting little black triangles signifying a mountain or big climb be the first step in your route plan. It took me five minutes to realize I had forgotten to put the cap back on my tire when I was pumping …

Stop in Kenmare then on to Killarney

A travel blog entry by terry.graue.9


... library, drawing room, main hall and billiard room

Second floor through the gentleman's dressing room and the main bedroom.
6x6 bed / sleep upright
Main bathroom, Nursery with Spode wash basins, Exhibition room.
Then through the small bedroom where Queen Victoria stayed, harp and tea set are out.
Queen Victoria's dressing room and main bedroom where a fan is framed
Through the main kitchen scullery

Muckross House is a mansion designed by ...

If You Don't Like the Weather, Wait a Minute

A travel blog entry by rebeccabrent


... recognized that as the only remaining customers in the place we were probably forcing them to stay open well after they were ready to leave, and so we took pity on them and left, drove back to the house, took still more pictures in an interval of late afternoon sunshine and clear air, and closed our day offering up prayers to the Irish weather gods to give us at least semi-decent conditions tomorrow for the Ring of Kerry drive. ...

Everything is Green!

A travel blog entry by tammnel


... to be here one more night (3 altogether) but we have had a change of plans. Original plan was to do Dingle Peninsula tomorrow, then visit with Martina & her family in Tralee, and return to Kenmare for our last night ... then drive to Limerick. Geographically that does not make any sense whatsoever (it made more sense when we were staying in Glenbeigh which is closer to Tralee.) Martina was kind enough to offer that we can sleep there. So we will be packing ...

Directionally Challenged and Musically Be-Dazzled!

A travel blog entry by zolina


... who was late.

So we stood next to the bar, really enjoying the music, and very glad we had left the other place. Then we hear the barman announcing that "her royal highness…" had arrived. We didn’t catch the name, but later learned that the German princess Maja Von Hohenzollern just happened to be visiting Kenmare. And she just happened to be visiting McCarthy’s Bar that night. And the local irish dancers had planned a special show for her. So we got ...

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This hostel, located on Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, is near Stone Circle, Kenmare Heritage Centre, Iverni Gallery, and The Studio.
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