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Fossa Holiday Hostel, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland

Sleeps 5 - 40 5 Bedrooms 40 Dining

Great value youth group bunkhouse accommodation near Killarney with on site games room, for field trips and residentials

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Fossa Holiday Hostel, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland, sleeps 5 - 40 in 5 bedrooms.

Fossa Holiday Hostel is a great base for all kinds of youth groups including schools, brownies, scouts and Duke of Edinburgh. This bunkhouse in County Kerry in Ireland is ideally placed close to Killarney National Park and with walks and trails from the doorstep, this is a great playground for young people to reconnect with nature, each other and to leave the screens behind.

Accommodation in the bunkhouse is basic but comfortable, and great value. Get your group cooking in a large well equipped catering kitchen and sit down together in the designated dining room made for socialising and lots of fun. B&B options and prepared packed lunches can be available where there is sole occupancy.

The bunkhouse has the benefit of a number of on-site facilities including a large children’s play area where everyone can let off steam, plus a TV and games room with a pool table, air hockey table and gaming machines. There’s also a tennis court on the holiday park site and space for outdoor team building activities.

The 5 dorm style bedrooms provide bunk accommodation for the children with enough scope for at least 1 leader room. Hot showers and toilets are on the 1st floor of the hostel.

Just a short stroll from Fossa Holiday Hostel is Lough Leane, one of the largest Kerry lakes – take a boat ride and see the magical Ross Castle. Hikes along the Kerry Way are popular with outdoor enthusiasts and the more adventurous can try mountaineering on the MacGillycuddy Reeks.

Available for your youth group

Leader Rooms Outdoor Activities Educational Focus



WiFi is available throughout.

Games Room

An on site TV games room with 2 pool tables and games machines.

Tennis Court

On site tennis court with equipment for hire.

Dining Room

Dining room with seating for all guests. Outside picnic and barbecue areas.


Former restaurant catering kitchen and equipped for large groups. B&B options and packed lunches available. Drying room and laundry.


Dorm style bedrooms with bunks: 2 sleep 12, 2 sleep 6 and 1 sleeps 8.


Shared showers and toilets on the 1st floor.

Children's Facilities

There is an on-site children's play area.

TV and Music Facilities

TV in on-site games room.

Sitting Room

The on-site TV and games room has relaxed seating for 10 guests. Not in the hostel building.

Heating and Open Fires

The hostel is centrally heated.


Quilts are supplied but linen is an optional extra. Sleeping sheets can be hired for an extra charge. Please bring your own towels.


Free parking for cars and coaches.


No smoking indoors please.

Booking Information

Prices in Euros. Sole occupancy, bring your own bed linen or sleeping bags.

50% deposit on booking, balance prior to or on arrival.

Check in after 4pm, although we may be able to offer early check in, check out by 11am. Pets are not allowed.

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Fossa Holiday Hostel, County Kerry

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Located 5 kms from Killarney town centre in a very central location to explore both the Killarney area and the fantastic Kerry countryside. Lough Leane is 20 minutes and 15 minutes to the Killarney National Park.

  • Fossa near Killarney.
  • 2kms. Killarney has a Tesco Superstore and Aldi.
  • 1km 15 mins walk. The Golden Nugget Bar and Restaurant.
  • Kerry or Cork.
  • Killarney.
  • Outside entrance of the holiday park. Taxi service available.

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