Doolin is a haven for outdoor activities such as Hiking, Biking, Surfing, Rock climbing, Caving, Sea Kayaking, SCUBA diving to name but a few. Explore the Burren with its lunar landscape, unique flowers, Methalic Tombs, Forts and Castles. Go Bird Watching for Puffins on the Cliffs of Moher. Both areas are UNESCO designated Geoparks.
The 1st Hostel in Doolin and Failte Ireland Approved. Taken over by son Anthony and wife Deirdre Moloney in February 2012, who have completed major renovations and have added new services including a Coffee Shop. With continuous improvements taking place to deliver the highest quality and service to all our guests.
With a variety of Rooms to choose from including Dormitory, Standard and Superior Private Rooms with King Beds and Large Private Bathrooms. We cater for individual travelers, families, and explorers of all ages. Small and large groups are welcome and we have separate private accommodation plus meals can be catered for. We do not accept Stag, Hen or Similiar Parties.
Each morning there is a Free Light Breakfast of Tea, Coffee and Cereals in our Kitchen. Or indulge in our Deluxe Breakfast Buffet in the Coffee Shop for €5-6pp with Great Coffee and Home Baking.
We also do Packed Lunches, Soup, Sandwiches and Salads from Thursday to Monday in the Cafe.
We have a Wine Licence so relax in the evening by the fire with a glass of wine or Baileys Hot Chocolate.
We offer Free local maps and Tourist Information. We have Special rates negotiated for Doolin Hostel guests with professional local providers for Rent A Bike, Surfing Lessons, Sea Kayaking, Bouldering / Rock Climbing, Horse Riding, some provide pick up and drop off from Doolin Hostel. For more information enquire directly with Hostel, advance notice is recommended.
Other facilities and services include:
-Free Internet Access, Free WIFI, Printer available.
- Large Car Park with Bus Parking Available
- Drying Room and Area for Washing and Drying outdoor Activity Equipment.
- Laundry facilities
- Bureau de change
- Small Shop with the Essentials.
- Bus Eireann Ticket and information office.
- Bus Eireann Bus Stop
Please note there is NO BANK OR ATM IN DOOLIN, and the nearest Convenience Store/ Small Grocery Store is 2km outside Doolin.
We aim to provide the best in comfort and service and with a conscious effort to minimize our impact on our local Environment. In all our decisions, purchases and improvements we try to be as eco-friendly as possible.
Please note: We do not accept Stags or Hens.
We look forward to meeting you
Anthony and Deirdre Moloney