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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

“Stay for Carrauntoohil clim”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on July 18, 2019

Past weekend I led 60 odd people up the Carrauntoohil peak and we all stayed at the 3 lakes hostel for 2 days. I've never been in this hostel previously, but I have to say that I was pleasantly...

“Lovely welcome!”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on July 10, 2019

The staff was really friendly and take care of people there. I asked before my stay if I could have an alternative option to milk because I am vegan and they provided for my breakfast with almond...

“Highly Recommended ”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on July 07, 2019

Very good value, clean and quiet hostel on the edge of Killarney town with adjoining hotel facilities. Rooms were a bit warm though, and bathrooms are quite basic, but still highly recommended...


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