Located in Killarney and with St. Mary's Cathedral reachable within a 3-minute walk, The Black Sheep Hostel provides concierge services, non-smoking rooms, a garden, free WiFi throughout the property and a shared lounge. Featuring a shared kitchen, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The property has a tour desk and luggage storage space for guests.

All guest rooms in the hostel are equipped with a coffee machine.

Guests at The Black Sheep Hostel can enjoy a buffet or a continental breakfast.

The area is popular for cycling, and bike rental is available at the accommodation.

INEC is 1.5 miles from The Black Sheep Hostel, while Muckross Abbey is 3.1 miles away. The nearest airport is Kerry Airport, 10 miles from the hostel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Killarney, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

The Black Sheep Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 14, 2016

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Killarney, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

FREE parking!


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Room Type
4 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, I will be arriving at the property with a bicycle on my tour. Would it be possible to park it somewhere safely ? On one of the pictures I see som..
    Hi, Yes we can keep your bike somewhere safe
    Answered on 28 October 2019
  • Hello guys, I’m just wondering how close the hostel is to the train station please? Take care, Kerry
    Dear Kerry, its only a short 15 minutes walk. :) Best Regards. Klauss, The Black Sheep
    Answered on 3 March 2022
  • Is there any free parking or cheap parking closeby?
    Hello, There is a free parking next to the cathedral, just 200m away from the hostel.
    Answered on 3 August 2021
  • Hi, do you have a bicycle for rent and how much would it cost?
    Hello! Yes, you can rent a bike for €15 for the Full day, or €10 for half the day! :) Thanks, Grace
    Answered on 20 October 2022
  • Hello we are a group of 3 looking to have a private room with 3beds. Overnight stay on august 4 2021.
    Hi, We only have an apartment with one double bed. Maybe we could put a mattress on the floor for the 3rd person, if not there are bed available in a dorm.
    Answered on 3 August 2021
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Amenities of The Black Sheep Hostel
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Coffee machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Themed dinners
  • Movie nights
  • Cycling
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch

House rules

The Black Sheep Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 9:00 PM


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa The Black Sheep Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking [5] rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

FAQs about The Black Sheep Hostel

  • The prices at The Black Sheep Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Black Sheep Hostel is 800 feet from the center of Killarney.

  • Guests staying at The Black Sheep Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • The Black Sheep Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Movie nights
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Themed dinners
    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at The Black Sheep Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.