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Tralee,Co Kerry
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 4
Category: Backpacker Hostel
Host ID: 15055
Country: Ireland

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Last Updated: November 19, 2019

We operate a Budget Accommodation Centre in Tralee town centre. The building consists of a combination of private bedrooms and dorm rooms all ensuite. Facilities include free Wi-fi through the building, a self catering kitchen, private car parking and a laundry. We cater for families, couples, groups and individuals.
Tralee is the capital town of Co Kerry and host to the famous Rose of Tralee festival held in August each year. There are a number of beaches within a 10 minute drive of the town and we are approx 20 from Killarney and 10 miles from Kerry airport. The work in the lodge is wide and varied and include such duties as housekeeping, preparing and serving breakfast, reception,watering, night porter etc. We are open all year. We are happy to welcome helpers during the winter months.From september 2019 till January 2020 we will renovate some rooms.So we are looking for helpers now to assist with this work. For more information please contact us by email or telephone.

reviews (45)
Helper: Alejandro Del Fresno Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Spain Date: August 31, 2019
Hello, I stayed almost 2 months there and it was amazing!!! First, sorry my ... view complete review

Helper: Jay Ward Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Canada Date: May 17, 2019
I stayed in the Tralee holiday lodge for 3 weeks. It was a great experience!... view complete review

Helper: Arielle O'Neill Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Canada Date: February 14, 2019
I could not have been happier with my stay at the Tralee Holiday Lodge. Matt ... view complete review

Helper: Clement servais Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: February 10, 2019
Hi, I'm a bit late for this review, but I promised you patsy didn't I? :) I ... view complete review

Helper: Alexis Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: January 27, 2019
I spent 3 months, in the summer 2017, in this hotel and it was 3 months unfor... view complete review

Helper: Gabriel Desmullier Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: September 12, 2018
I spent 3 months (June, July, August) here for my internship. I think that it... view complete review

Helper: Thomas Ribault Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: August 13, 2018
I spent 3 very good weeks here. The work is very varied and not very difficul... view complete review

Helper: Aline and Elise Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France, Metropolitan Date: April 2, 2018
We spent only a week and a half here because unfortunately it was time for us... view complete review

Helper: Marie and Emma Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: March 10, 2018
We spend 6 months here. It was our first helpx experience and it was amazing!... view complete review

Helper: Erwin Bertram Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: December 2, 2017
My first helpX-Station - and what an experience! Matt and Patsy are very ... view complete review

Helper: Nadine Pachur Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: November 26, 2017
I stayed here for almost a month and really enjoyed my stay. Patsy and Matt a... view complete review

Helper: Maxime K.R Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: October 7, 2017
Oh yes what an experience staying volunteering here. Tralee itself is a very... view complete review

Helper: Robyn Quist Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Canada Date: October 6, 2017
I just left here and already I'm dying to go back! This was my first ever hel... view complete review

Helper: Eloise Lelievre Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: July 16, 2017
I stayed here for six weeks this year (two times of three weeks) and it was a... view complete review

Helper: Anneli Laulumaa Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Finland Date: January 30, 2017
Thank you Patsy and Matt for having me the five weeks at your hostel!! It was... view complete review

Helper: Liz Keener Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United States Date: December 12, 2016
I've just left here a couple of days ago, and I really do miss it already! It... view complete review

Helper: Sonja Schraeder Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: October 25, 2016
Staying here was my first experience as a HelpXer. I spent four weeks there.... view complete review

Helper: Alexis KESTELYN Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: September 2, 2016
I had a good stay there, they are nice people, there was a nice atmosphere wo... view complete review

Helper: Otello Jean Eric Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: August 22, 2016
Hi Patsy and Matt ! Staying here was my first experience as a HelpXer and... view complete review

Helper: Anjara IBRAHIM Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Reunion Date: August 19, 2016
Hi. My friend and me did a helpX experience. We spent three months in Tr... view complete review

Helper: Sandra Sansan Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: July 21, 2016
I spent five weeks here and it was my first HelpX experience. The Holiday Lod... view complete review

Helper: Elena and Marivi Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Ireland Date: July 4, 2016
Hi guys, we have been for a short But a Lovely time in Tralee there. Patsy an... view complete review

Helper: Min tzu Hsieh Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Taiwan Date: May 13, 2016
This is the worst host I've ever had in helpx.(I had 3 helpx experiences befo... view complete review

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Helper: Sandra and Alen Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Croatia (Hrvatska) Date: March 30, 2016
We worked for about two months in the hostel and we really got a lot of exper... view complete review

Helper: Elisabeth PONSA Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Spain Date: March 2, 2016
I spend two months there, for me is a very good place, good accommodation, ea... view complete review

Helper: Wu eugene Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Taiwan Date: December 30, 2015
hi i stay three weeks in holiday lodge including XMAS its my first time ... view complete review

Helper: Hao-chun Chiu Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Taiwan Date: December 6, 2015
Because I book the ticket to Germany a month ago already, I left tralee soon,... view complete review

Helper: Andrea Kerschner Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: November 2, 2015
Hi, I spent two months in the Holiday Lodge. I met a lot of nice people an... view complete review

Helper: Anne Haller Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: September 15, 2015
Splendid experience. I stopped for 3 weeks in Tralee including the Rose Fest... view complete review

Helper: Rmi and Quentin Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: September 8, 2015
Hi, I spent 1 month in Tralee holiday lodge. During that time I met really n... view complete review

Helper: Belen Ruiz Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Spain Date: September 1, 2015
I spent two weeks between July and Agust in Tralee Holiday Lodge. It was my f... view complete review

Helper: Olatz Mahy Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Spain Date: August 26, 2015
I have been working at the Tralee Holiday Lodge during 2 weeks. first of al... view complete review

Helper: Kinga and Bartosz Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Poland Date: August 22, 2015
BEWARE! After receiving our opinion, Matt started harassing us by multiple ca... view complete review

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Helper: Selina and Judith Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: August 19, 2015
Im sorry that I am soo late with my review, but nevertheless I do not want t... view complete review

Helper: Natalia Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Spain Date: August 15, 2015
I spend around 3 month like volunteer here. This kind of volunteer and experi... view complete review

Helper: Kinga and Bartosz Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Poland Date: July 19, 2015
After staying for 2 months in the Lodge we have really mixed feelings so the ... view complete review

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Helper: Icke . Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United Kingdom Date: June 1, 2015
I was the Operations Manager of this establishment for a 4 month period withi... view complete review

Helper: Liatoud and Guilbon Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: February 2, 2015
We spent a month with Matthew. It was our second HELPX experience. The place ... view complete review

Helper: Adrien Benoit Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: September 19, 2014
Hi, spent 1 month and half here. August to 15th september. I had some good... view complete review

Helper: Filippo ferrarini Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Italy Date: September 14, 2014
We had a good time working here. Working in a hostel is a very good way to im... view complete review

Helper: Barbora Narozna Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Czech Republic Date: September 5, 2014
I was more than content with my stay in this hostel. We worked daily for 5 ... view complete review

Helper: Anna and Georgina Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Spain Date: September 3, 2014
We spend 4 weeks this August here. Our experience was great. The work can be ... view complete review

Helper: Audrey Le Houedec Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France, Metropolitan Date: August 22, 2014
Ive spent two weeks at the Holiday Lodge. Nice place to stay, to work and th... view complete review

Helper: Adelaide Dobler Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: August 21, 2014
I worked at the hostel during 3 weeks in August. It was a positive experience... view complete review

Helper: Stelian Burecu Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Romania Date: August 3, 2014
Very Bad Hostx. No helpx spirit at all. When I first got there, the second... view complete review

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