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Glenmalure Hostel (Hostelling International)

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness

Property Description

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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Glenmalure Hostel (Hostelling International) Located at Glenmalure, Baravore, Co. Wicklow, Wicklow.
Glenmalure Hostel (Hostelling International)
Ireland
Wicklow A67A265 Glenmalure, Baravore, Co. Wicklow
84% 32
52.9885955 -6.4156936
Glenmalure Hostel (Hostelling International)
    Rooms available 6 Bed Female Dorm 10 Bed Male Dorm Basic 4 Bed Private Shared Bathroom

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Sun 31 Jul 2016 - Wed 3 Aug 2016 Change

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Latest Review

" A Magical place to stay!! You just have to regard that the next shop is 14 km away, so you have to bring food with you!! Moreover you have to walk 14 km from laragh to the hostel if you come by bus or you can take a taxi for 20€. But that's okay because you have wonderful old school game nights and interesting conversations with lovely people! So if you want to have a break from our fast world you definitely have to stay in that lovely hostel!! "

- Anonymous
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Facilities

  • General

    Linen Not Included

Things to Note

Please note you need to ring the hostel directly for cancellations less than 5 days before arrival.

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

Linen hire is extra @ €2.00 per sheet.


Check in: 17.00 - 22.00
Check Out: 10.00
Hostel Closed between 10.00-17.00.

When you stay with us we wish for ALL our guests to enjoy their stay in a safe and secure environment.

*Children under the age of 16years cannot be in the dormitory rooms. Families must choose private rooms for sole use if children are under 16years - please contact the hostel if unsure.

Rules and Regulations -
+Smoking is not permitted anywhere within the hostel
+Tampering with fire equipment is a criminal offence with fines of 3000 or more.
For a more detailed list of our rules and regulations please see reception on check in

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.

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