The Black Valley Hostel is located 1km on the south side of the world renowned Gap of Dunloe and 3km from Lord Brandon's Cottage at the Upper Lake of Killarney where you can arrive by boat from Ross Castle in Killarney.

This modern Kerry hostel features a TV room and self-catering kitchen. A shop is located on the back of the hostel where you can buy your supplies. Sheet hire is extra at €2.00 per sheet and is payable on arrival at the hostel.The manager can give you information on walking routes in the area.

The highest mountains in Ireland, the Macgillycuddy's Reeks, the Beara Peninsula and the Ring of Kerry are all within easily reach of this idyllic spot.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Nature-lovers
  • Eco-tourism
  • Relaxing
  • Sightseeing

Green rating

84%

Reviews

Albergue situado en un enclave fantástico para realizar senderismo. Amplio, cómodo , con todo lo necesario, bueno, sería aconsejable poner colgadores para la ropa ( abrigos, toallas,....) tanto en los dormitorios como en los baños.

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EVA,

Fri 25 Jul 2014

Albergue situado en un enclave fantástico para realizar senderismo. Amplio, cómodo , con todo lo necesario, bueno, sería aconsejable poner colgadores para la ropa ( abrigos, toallas,....) tanto en los dormitorios como en los baños.

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EVA,

Fri 25 Jul 2014

Travel tips...

Budget meal tip

We went to the local supermarket and then cooked most meals and the YHA kitchen which has good facilities.

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Gillian,

Thu 05 Jun 2014

Nightlife & entertainment tip

Kate's restaurant about a ten minute drive away is a warming place with good food and live traditional music and dancing.

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Gillian,

Thu 05 Jun 2014