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Glenmalure Hostel (Hostelling International)
YHA

Greenane, Wicklow, Ireland

76%Rating

  • 73%Value For Money
  • 73%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 60%Facilities

Property Information:

Glenmalure Hostel in Wicklow is a simple Mountain Hut - with no running water or electricity - perfect for nature lovers who want to get away from it all. Glenmalure is a valley in the Wicklow Mountains in eastern Ireland. It is a u-shaped glacial valley, with only one road leading in or out. It is steeped in history where war, destruction and famine were seen. The Avonbeg River flows at the back of the hostel and the serenity in the area is really something special.

In 1798, the Battle of Glenmalure was fought in the valley where the mountain hut is located. While the playwright, J.M Synge owned this estate, he wrote the play 'Shadow of the Glen' which was set in the house.

Maud Gonne McBride, who inspired many of W.B. Yeats poems, also owned the house and Iseult, her daughter, lived there after her marriage. Ownership then passed to Kathleen Lynn who donated it to An Oige.

The Hostel is set in a very rural location with not much reception on mobile phones (text messages are ok) - therefore please do not arrive late and advise us of your expected time of arrival.

***No Running Water or Electricity in this property***

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  • Latest Review

    This hostel is definitely the best in whole Ireland! I loved it there :). It is in the middle of wicklow mountains and it is a little bit hard to find, but worth the view and the atmosphere. No electricity, no running water, just the nature around. There is nice little river just behind the hostel, where you can wash up! The lady and her dog, who was at the hostel were perfect. Fakt super, asi to není pro každého, ale pokud si chcete v Irsku odpočinout a strávit pár chvil v přírodě - ideální!
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      Anonymous, Czech Republic, Mixed Group, 25-30
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Facilities

  • Linen Not Included


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

More than 24 hours of arrival date – no charge Less than 24 hours of arrival date – charged for the first night





Glenmalure Hostel (Hostelling International) Located at Greenane, , Wicklow.
Glenmalure Hostel (Hostelling International)
Ireland
Wicklow Greenane
76% 14
52.9891639 -6.4153289
Glenmalure Hostel (Hostelling International)
    Rooms available     6 Bed Female Dorm     10 Bed Male Dorm     Basic 4 Bed Private Shared Bathroom
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