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Ben Lettery Connemara Hostel

Ballinafad (Near Recess), Connemara, Ireland


  • 80%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

Property Information:

This country hostel is in a wonderful area in the heart of Connemara! Ideal for hill walking and cycling.

Nearby are the villages Clifden (13km)and Recess (8km/ shop, pub and petrol station only). But also the pretty village of Roundstone (14km)situated on the Atlantic ocean. Please note this hostel is NOT in Galway City!

Inisboffin, the island of legend and folklore, can be visited from nearby Cleggan.

Also a good base to visit the Aran Islands (45 min. from Rossaveal where the ferry operates)

The Hostel is closed during the day (10.00am-17.00pm) Check in time is from 17:00 until 22.00 and check out time is 10.00am.

You'll find a big self catering kitchen, a spacious dining room and a homely common room with turf fire and beautiful views. We have a range of private and dorm rooms available.

This Hostel opens from June until August.

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  • Latest Review

    This Hostel is totally nice and has the best location if you are into seeing the countryside, astonishing mountainviews, climbing or hiking. There is no store, restaurant or village very close, so you should bring your own food, which you can cook in the big, new kitchen! You can ask the busdriver to stop at the gate of the hostel because there is no bus stop very close.
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      Anonymous, Germany, Female, 25-30
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  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Not Included
  • Towels for hire


  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Please note you need to ring the hostel directly for cancellations less than 5 days before arrival. Opening Dates and Times: OPENING DATES: June - August 2013 OPENING TIMES: 8 am – 10 am & 5 pm – 10 pm CHECK- IN: 5 pm – 10 pm – no later!! Children under 18 are not permitted to stay in large shared dorms they must go into private dorms. The hostel only accepts cash payment on arrival. GPS: 53.470681, -9.842669

Ben Lettery Connemara Hostel Located at Ballinafad (Near Recess), , Connemara.
Ben Lettery Connemara Hostel
Connemara Ballinafad (Near Recess)
82% 38
53.4706020 -9.8423659
Ben Lettery Connemara Hostel
    Rooms available     Twin Private Shared Bathroom     4 Bed Private Shared Bathroom     8 Bed Female Dorm     8 Bed Male Dorm     Standard 6 Bed Female Dorm     Standard 6 Bed Male Dorm
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