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Captain Halpin's Hostel

Leitrim Lodge, Bachelors Walk, Wicklow Town Co Wicklow, Wicklow, Ireland


  • 90%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

Property Information:

Run by an Irish couple, this award winning hostel (voted best town hostel 2012 ) in the seaside town of Wicklow wraps you in an old fashioned Irish welcome.

Located smack bang in the centre of Wicklow Town on the river bank 60 seconds from the beach and main street.

We are the perfect stop off for your trip in Ireland, so close to Dublin but still surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the Irish coast and Wicklow Mountains National Park.

Hourly buses to and from Dublin and regular rail connections make Wicklow easily accessible.

There are two common rooms that will seduce you into relaxation.

Our self catering kitchen is well equipped and we have a supermarket behind the hostel

Relax to music while reading, enjoy a film in our lounge and surf our free wireless internet.
On cold days enjoy a real coal fire.

All of the rooms have their own private bathroom and can be booked as privates for families or friends travelling together.

We provide home-made Irish Brown Soda bread in addition to cereal and tea/coffee for breakfast.

Our goal is to help you enjoy your holiday, and we can put you in touch with the many activities around the area, for example:

Coastal Cliff Walk and seal colony
Sea trip to Wicklow head and seal colony possibly dolphins and basking sharks too!
Wicklow's Historic Gaol- short Irish history using actors in old prison- well worth the visit.
Ghost hunting- night time in Wicklow Gaol spooky time
Halpin Trail and museum- The story of Captain Robert Halpin
Great picnic spots
Flat seaside walk
Bicycle hire
Glenroe Farm
Horse riding
Play golf
Golf Driving Range
Summer swimming in harbour daytime lifeguard last year the dolphins were there too!
Hike in Wicklow Mountains including Glendalough
Great Wicklow Hikes- let us tell you about some great walks
Sandy Beach Brittas Bay
Forest Walk with sculpture/poetry and waterfall
Do nothing- just chill - pick your quiet spot.
Good pubs
Go Fishing-
Cookery classes- numbers dependent
Bowling- Wicklow Bowling centre
Annual Wicklow Regatta- great local festival last week of July and first week of August

Our facilities include:
- Breakfast- continental- includes home-made Irish Brown Soda Bread
- Free Linens and Duvets
- Free Wireless Internet connection
- Free Access to Guide Books, Book Exchange and DVD Library
- Free Maps and Advice
-staffed around the clock- manager and night warden

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  • Latest Review

    We enjoyed our stay in Wicklow town very much! Lots of nice people from all over the world. Great meeting spot for backpackers. The hostel´s shuttle service to Glendalough in the Wicklow Mounatins is perfect and the Ian, the owner is very nice! Wifi sometimes not working very good :(
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      Anonymous, Germany, Female, 18-24
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  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

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).

Captain Halpin's Hostel Located at Leitrim Lodge, Bachelors Walk, Wicklow Town Co Wicklow, Wicklow.
Captain Halpin's Hostel
Wicklow Leitrim Lodge, Bachelors Walk, Wicklow Town Co Wicklow
86% 525
52.9815681 -6.0425126
Captain Halpin's Hostel
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