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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

“needs renovation badly, wouldn't recommend”

Rating: 2 Reviewed on September 30, 2019

stayed here on a saturday night in a family room with private bathroom, took a chance on the place given that some reviews were good, really disappointed with it, there was a smell of damp along the...

“Good Value for money but awful customer service and guest treatment”

Rating: 2 Reviewed on September 23, 2019

Booked a family room for my boyfriend and I, young staff member checked us in around 8pm on Saturday evening, really lovely friendly, room was clean, towels provided in the room, bed was...

“Excellent value”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on August 31, 2019

New building ,well equipped kitchen ,nice bathroom,quiet,Can cook your own meals .Breakfast basic included in price.About 2 km out of the Center so a bicycle or own transport would help.Friendly...


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