Hostel in Black Valley, Ireland

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Get to know Black Valley (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Black Valley. To help you make friends with Black Valley before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Black Valley is also named and spelled An Coimin Dubh - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

The Black Valley, hidden away in a remote valley in Macgillycuddy's Reeks, can be difficult to find but well worth the adventure. Considered part of the Ring of Kerry (though not directly on the Ring of Kerry route), the Black Valley is both breathtakingly scenic and beautifully tranquil; it's the perfect place to get away from crowds and traffic.

It is relatively close to Killarney, though admittedly more difficult to reach than many other areas in the Ring of Kerry. If you are coming by bus, the service that runs closest to the Black Valley area is the service from Killarney to Kenmare -- be sure that you take the bus that passes through Derrycunnihy! If you are driving, be careful in the area, since the roads are very narrow and can be rough on your car. Often roads are closed to automobile traffic during peak summer months in the Gap of Dunloe as well.

Your hostel in Black Valley is the perfect stop if you are hiking or cycling through. Be sure to either book in advance or check ahead of time before you go to make sure that they are not filled up! (It can get busy often during the summer.) There are no real places to buy any food or other provisions, so bring your own! Your Black Valley hostel will have a small shop with basic supplies, but bring your own stuff. There are wonderful hikes in the area, so bring a map and compass and hit the trails. Make sure to bring a camera! The Coomloughera Circuit is quite scenic and popular with hikers.

Written by local enthusiast for Black Valley hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Black Valley hostels Emily Schreiber

FAQ about Black Valley Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Black Valley. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Black Valley. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

There is exactly 1 Hostel in Black Valley, Ireland. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
Hostelz.com compares prices for 1 hostel in Black Valley, Ireland.

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Your Packing List for Black Valley

Your Packing List for Black Valley

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Black Valley and Ireland.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Black Valley Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Black Valley, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
Most Black Valley hostels are located in
Beaufort
9.5 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Killarney (12 Km / 7 mi.)
Kenmare (12 Km / 8 mi.)
Killorglin (15 Km / 10 mi.)
Glenbeigh (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Gaoithe (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Tralee (32 Km / 20 mi.)
Kells (31 Km / 19 mi.)

Travel Tips for Black Valley - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Black Valley. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Black Valley. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

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