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The Old Hostel - Gortbee

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The Old Hostel - Gortbee

6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
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Mountain, Sky, Wind and Water - that's what you will experience at our cottage near the Hag's Glen and Carrauntoohil in County Kerry. A 15 minute drive from Killarney and at the centre of the Ring of Kerry in the heart of the McGillacuddy Reeks.


Indoor Fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 sofa bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 double bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
Check-in is anytime after 1PM and check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox


41 Reviews

Celine User Profile
July 2017
Cosy and spacious house in beautiful and lush surroundings. It seems we had all we needed: the kitchen had all the necessary equipment, the bedrooms had plenty of spare blankets and the sofas and beds were cosy. The garden was very big, plenty of space to run around. At the end o…
Eloisa User Profile
May 2017
Michael was incredibly helpful before the stay and left a detailed book for everything we could possibly need during our stay. The house was beautiful and everything was as he said it would be. Will definitely be recommending!
Tomasz User Profile
April 2017
Beautiful location. Strongly recommend.
Kayla User Profile
June 2016
We enjoyed our stay. There was plenty of space and I finished a whole book while having a low tech getaway!
Rodney User Profile
October 2015
This lovely house is in a very beautiful area. We enjoyed the secluded location. The house is comfortable, attractive and well-equipped. Michael stayed in contact and was very helpful. There is a very thorough information booklet at the house which includes household operatio…
Maliza User Profile
August 2018
This house is absolutely fantastic to disconnect from the hussle of everyday life and technology. it's very comfortable, extremely spacious. I was there for 8 nights with my husband and 2 daughters (3 yr old and 19 mths). We had a great time. The house is safe for kids. We enjoye…
Emmanuel User Profile
May 2018
Very nice house with space, well equiped and really quiet. A car is needed but if you go in kilarney it is to visit the area, so you'll have a car. Michael isn't there but he was really available by phone or mail. Excellent communication. Thanks.

Hosted by Michael

Dublin, IrelandJoined in September 2014
Michael User Profile
43 Reviews
I am a lecturer in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the Dublin Institute of Technology.
Languages: English
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