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We came during the off-season, mid-October, and this is the best hostel we've been to yet! Great staff, very accommodating, helped us out with finding things to do in the area, even made us pizza when the cafe was technically closed! This was one of the highlights of the trip so far. Thank you for a wonderful time.
- Novice Nomad
- All Female Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
This hostel was nothing, but excellent! One of the best hostels I stayed in... Anthony and David just worked so hard all day to make sure everyone is comfortable, the place is clean, everyone is helped with questions etc. There was not a moment that they were not catering to the guests' comfort... The place is very clean, green and comfortable. Location is also great, the room was spacious and bed was comfortable. The breakfast is very healthy and there are lots of choices of good stuff.
This was a great place. Very clean and comfortable........
Very helpful staff, clean rooms, safe and friendly atmosphere, and great location. All round a lovely place to stay.
We loved our stay at this hostel! We got great advice about a couple of off-the-beaten-path hikes, our room was comfortable and clean, and there was plenty of space both indoors and out to sit and read or eat at the on-site restaurant/cafe. Our favorite part was the free breakfast, which was a wonderful surprise - cereal with yogurt and absolutely delicious gourmet toppings, brown bread and jam, and tasty coffee and tea. Doolin Hostel helped us to fall in love with Doolin!
Wifi didn't connect at all even though it was meant to be available throughout the entire place. The staff were extremely helpful and made delicious home made food. Really great hostel in a cute little area.
Extremely helpful. Always giving us terrific conversation and advice.
Wonderful hostel. Great location (you can start your Doolin-Cliffs of Moher walking trail right outside the hostel and the bus stops in front of the hostel), staff was very friendly and they serve delicious food. Room was clean and the showers were great as well.
We really appreciated the efforts to maintain an ecologically friendly facility. Perhaps the kitchen could use signage in other languages to ensure separation of food waste and recycling.
The shower was scalding hot and needed to be pressed on every minute. The beds were creaky and uncomfortable with flat pillows. Glad for the free breakfast, but people seemed to keep to themselves.
Great hostel. If you are looking something quiet, this is your hostel. Just 8km to cliffs of mother. Nice staff. If I have to go back to cliffs, I chose it again.
This was a wonderful hostel. The staff were so incredibly friendly. Deirdre saw me coming in off the bus--I had just arrived in Ireland on an overnight flight and she let me check in early. She and a staff member, David, gave me excellent tips (David included drawings!) on where to go and what to do in the area. I could not have felt more welcome. The price-included breakfast was great. I would definitely recommend this hostel and will be back on my next trip to Ireland's west coast.
I stayed in this same hostel a few years and am very impressed by the renovation and focus on eco friendliness!
The hostel is very well connected (5min by car to the Cliffs) and everything seems new. We stayed one night in a perfect double room with private bathroom. In the morning we had a complete breakfast and the staff were very kind with us. I recommend it.
Found staff very friendly and great attention to everyone. Really enjoyed our stay at Doolin Hostel.Breakfast was good,and good facilities for cooking if you wanted.
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 41+
- (1 review)
Great staff. Great breakfast. Tiny bathrooms with the stupid button showers. Great location for hiking to the cliffs of moher.
I had a very pleasant stay with my friends. Great location if trying to see the Cliffs of Moher and although it got a little cold at night, I loved the woodstove in the common area, the facilities are clean and the hostel owners are very helpful. Overall, a great stay!
We arrived there late, but the reception was waiting for us!!! so warm~ The room was very quiet and good, but a little bit cold for us and also bathroom is a bit small for us >< overall we had a nice stay there for 1 night and the staff was helpful. location is good also.
Great place to stay, the hosts are nice, I recommend it. It's right on the walking path to the Cliffs of Moher, it's just by the pier for the ferries out to the cliffs or the Aran Islands, and it's across the street from a pub with good food, beer, and traditional music.
Being a local was really nice to stay at such a good hostel and show off how great Clare is! My friends loved it and would easily recommend it to anyone.