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Flanagan's Village Hostel

Doolin, Co. Clare, Doolin, Ireland


  • 93%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

Property Information:

Flanagan's Village Hostel is a small, friendly hostel located on a working family farm in Doolin, Co. Clare. A seaside village famous for its proximity to the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher, Doolin is probably best known for its lively pubs where live Irish music can be heard each night and where musicians from all over the world flock to join in the spontaneous sessions. Your host, Gerard Flanagan, a Doolin native and musician, is known locally as a proponent of Doolin's music tradition, and many evenings in Flanagan's feature music sessions, lessons and impromptu set dances around the turf-burning stove in the hostel's flag-floored common room. Having a keen interest in local history and heritage, Gerard is delighted to share information and stories about Doolin that give his visitors a unique perspective on their stay

Flanagan's offers dormitory accomodation in rooms of 4,6,8 and 10 beds, as well as family and private rooms, some ensuite;
a large self-catering kitchen, common room with fireplace, plenty of free hot power showers(no queueing!) laundry facilities on request, bed linens provided. A light breakfast is available on request at no additional cost.

We are located approx 400m from the nearest bus stop and are less than 5 minutes walk to pubs, restaurants, cafe, craft shops, and Doolin Cave Visitor pick-up. Boat trips to the Aran Islands from Doolin Pier, Burren walks, Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience, are just a few of the local attractions. Aillwee Caves, Burren Centre, Burren Perfumery, Lahinch Leisure Centre, are some of the possibilities for daytrips by car making Doolin the ideal base for your holiday in Clare.

Gerard and family look forward to welcoming you!

Flanagan's also provides:

-Free tea and coffee making facilities.


-WIFI internet access

-Free self serve light breakfast

-Music and Set Dance lessons; if you play an instrument and are interested in an Irish Traditional Music lesson, please contact us to arrange it before your stay. Gerard also gives set dancing lessons on request.

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  • Latest Review

    I was delighted about the place, the room, the shared bathroom and the kitchen. Really cool guy, and breakfast included... without any doubt, I would come back there. Thanks!!
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  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine


  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • 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

IMPORTANT, please note: Persons wishing to reserve 5 (five) or more beds on any one date MUST make prior arrangement by telephone before booking. We reserve the right to decline a reservation that doesn't comply with this condition. Check-in between 2pm and 9.30pm (14.00 -21.30) If you would like to check-in prior to 2pm, please make arrangements before arrival. Reception closes at 9.30pm (21.30). If you are unable to arrive by 9.30pm please contact the hostel by phone to make arrangements to check in. We are very sorry but we are unable to accept credit card payments on balance due. Please be aware that there is no bank machine in Doolin.

Flanagan's Village Hostel Located at Doolin, Co. Clare, Doolin.
Flanagan's Village Hostel
Doolin Clare Doolin, Co. Clare
90% 338
53.0230442 -9.3685913
Flanagan's Village Hostel
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