3 Lakes Hostel

Cork Road


Killarney's newest and most modern Hostel, the 3 Lakes Hostel is located on the edge of Killarney town only 10 minutes’ walk from the bus and train stations and within easy access of all the facilities. The perfect location to relax and explore the magical county of Kerry and one of the most glorious regions of Ireland. An ideal base for today’s modern traveller. The 36 newly refurbished bedrooms include a range of 10 bed dorms, 4 bed dorms, family rooms and accessible suites. All bedrooms are ‘en suite’ and include complimentary breakfast, free linen, high speed Wi-Fi, individual lockers, key card access, ample power sockets and laundry facilities. 24 hour reception is provided for your safety and peace of mind and our knowledgeable Hostel team are always on hand to assist when needed. Our guests can relax in our high quality lounge area and the newly fitted kitchen is finished to the highest standards and features all the necessary equipment for our guests to prepare their own meals. All areas are child and wheelchair friendly.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible



Traveler Reviews

“Dirtiest hostel I have ever stayed in”

Rating: 1 Reviewed on January 01, 2018

Our room was not cleaned before we got there. The bathroom was filthy! Also the floors in the room weren't hoovered for days. I have stayed in several hostels in Killarney and throughout the country...

“Bad online customer service...”

Rating: 2 Reviewed on October 02, 2017

I booked two beds online via booking.com in advance before arriving at the hostel and the staff didnt check the names and booking again when me and my friend arrived there. Unfortunately I didnt...

“Excellent Value and Facilities”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on September 25, 2017

We brought a large group of young footballers to this hostel for the second year in a row and it once again proved to be an excellent weekend. We booked 3 x 10 bed dorms which were clean and well...


Killarney Station
An Ascaill Thoir, Killarney, Co. Kerry

Head north on East Ave/N71 38 m
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Fair Hill/R876
Continue to follow R876
Go through 1 roundabout
Destination will be on the right

Kerry Airport, Farranfore, Killarney, Co. Kerry

Head northwest toward N23 59 m
Turn left onto N23 1.3 km
Turn left onto N22 13.7 km
At Cleeney Roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on N22, 2.3 km
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Bypass Rd/N22 350 m
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Park Rd/R876
Destination will be on your left


we have a 24-hour notice of cancellation failure to cancel within this time will result the first night being charged in full

Guests staying in dorm rooms must be 18 or over and MUST provide a valid government-issued picture identification (passport, driver’s license) at time of check-in. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and must stay in a private room.
Check-in from 14.00pm to 20.00pm (outside hours’ check-ins must be prearranged with the reception)
Check-out at 10am
Payment is due on arrival in the form of Cash or Credit/ Debit Card only.
Groups of over 6 people are required to pay a 10% deposit 2 weeks in advance, this deposit is non-refundable.
Drinking is allowed, but only in our common areas, and not in the bedrooms
Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the building