Lanigan's Hostel

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Soundproofing, free WiFi
Soundproofing, free WiFi
Soundproofing, free WiFi
Soundproofing, free WiFi

Overview of Lanigan's Hostel

Lanigan's Hostel

2.0 star property

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping
St Mary's Lane, Kilkenny

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationShee Alms House1 min walk
  • Popular LocationKilkenny Castle4 min walk
  • Popular LocationButler House5 min walk
  • AirportKilkenny (KKY)11 min drive

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About this area


Lanigan's Hostel is located in Kilkenny City Centre, a neighbourhood in Kilkenny. St. Mary’s Medieval Mile Museum and The Hub are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include The National Reptile Zoo and Gowran Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Nowlan Park or Gowran Park Racecourse.

What's nearby

  • Shee Alms House - 1 min walk
  • Tholsel - 2 min walk
  • National Craft Gallery - 4 min walk
  • Kilkenny Castle - 4 min walk
  • Butler House - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Kilkenny Station - 9 min walk
  • Dublin Airport (DUB) - 84 min drive


  • Butcher's - 2 min walk
  • Petronella's - 2 min walk
  • The Rafter Dempsey's - 2 min walk
  • Truffles Restaurant and Wine Bar - 3 min walk
  • Rinuccini - 3 min walk

About this property

Lanigan's Hostel

Kilkenny hostel in Kilkenny City Centre, walk to Kilkenny Castle
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hostel has a bar/lounge and free WiFi in public areas. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and showers.
Lanigan's Hostel offers 5 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee weekends 9:00 AM–1:00 PM: EUR 9.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Soundproofed rooms

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Shower


  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 11:00 AM - 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to June 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 9.95 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
All guests must present a credit card for incidentals. A cash deposit is required for weekend stays.

National rating

This property does not have a Ireland Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Lanigan's Hostel
Lanigan's Hostel Kilkenny
Lanigan's Kilkenny
Lanigan's Hostel Kilkenny
Lanigan's Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Lanigan's Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Kilkenny

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 2 out of 5 reviews
5 - Excellent 40%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 5 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 5 reviews
3 - Okay 20%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 5 reviews
2 - Poor 20%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 5 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pleasing stay
Check-in went smoothly despite my late arrival. Facilities more than met my expectations. Would stay here again!
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2017

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Room comfort
Ok place
Just okay, not a great stay, tiny bathroom, a lot of steps to get to the room. Lobby was dead, no one there. Ghost Hostel.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2017

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Room comfort

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2017