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Rowan Tree Hostel Reviews

Harmony Row, Co. Clare, Ennis, Ireland

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92%

Rating
1203 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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100%

One of the best hostels I've ever stayed at. Incredibly friendly and informative staff.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million for you great review, we have a great crew here and hopefully you will have a chance to come back and stay with us again :)) Regards from all the team @rowantreehostel #visitennis

94%

Doesn't have a policy to change all sheets for every guest. Springs on bathroom taps were worn down and needed replacing (you need to hold them on constantly). bathroom door in our dorm didn't lock as every one got to discover the hard way. Hot water kept breaking in the evening. Kitchen kept very clean, bathroom in dorm less so. Fantastic breakfast. Awesome wood stove in lounge. Very homely decorating. Really enjoyed stay.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks very much for your feedback,Cleanliness is one of our top priorities and our housekeeping team do an excellent job as you can see from our cleanliness rating of 95% All bed linen is changed and laundered after each guest departure. The hot tap in the room has been changed and there has always been a bolt lock on the door, after staying one night and checking out at 6.30am I can't figure out your comment re policy. Very happy that you really enjoyed your stay. Regards from @rowantreehostel

100%

The Rowan Tree Hostel is the best hostel we've stayed in so far!

  • 1st May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million for your excellent review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us :)) Regards from all the team @rowantreehostel #visitennis

100%

It was brilliant. Felt like staying in a hotel and was cleaner than some hotels i've been in before.

  • 21st Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million for your great review, our housekeeping team do a great job and they will be delighted with your comments :) Thanks again from all the team @rowantreehostel #visitennis

94%

Clean, spacious rooms and good quality facilities in rooms, toilets and common areas. Would suggest the introduction of secure lockers in rooms but otherwise a great hostel and location.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million for your review and we are delighted that you enjoyed our facilities :)) We have plenty of secure lockers on the corridors which are free to use ( just bring your own lock, or you can buy one at reception ) from our own travels there is nothing worse than someone rustling through lockers/bags in the room at whatever hours :)) We hope to see you again soon !! Regards from all the team @rowantreehostel #visitennis

100%

The bathroom sink was too small and too low to be convenient, otherwise everything was perfect.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million for your review, The room you were staying in is a fully accessible for guests who may have disabilities and as such it requires a smaller and lower sink, but we are delighted that you otherwise had a great stay :) Next time you are coming back let us know and we will try to bump you up to a superior room :)) Regards from all the team @rowantreehostel #visitennis

100%

AMAZING. This place is more like a hotel, its great value for money and the staff are so lovely! 20/10

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million, The difference with us and a hotel is that we are social :)) Thanks again from all the team !! #visitennis

100%

Great hostel, will definitely be going back!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million, we look forward to welcoming you back :) #visitennis

94%

Perfect place to stay. Clean and organized

  • 5th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million from all the team :)) #visitennis

91%

Very nice hostel in a lovely location. All the basics are well taken care of and it is clearly a very well managed hostel. I thought the living room was a particularly nice place to spend time in. It was very quiet when I was there (Easter Weekend). Not that there weren't many people staying there, more that the people were very quiet. So it was a nice place to relax, but not so great to party,and whether or not you view that as a good or bad thing of course depends on what you are there for!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million, we are very fortunate to be located in a beautiful part of Ennis which is a beautiful town which is renowned for its friendly people and the home of trad music, all the partying happens in the many pubs where there are lots of live trad music sessions every night. we are also lucky that when we planned the layout we seperated dorms and private rooms so we have the best of both worlds :)) #visitennis

100%

Everything a hostel should be and more! Great location, such friendly staff, warm spacious and clean rooms, lots of young people enjoying themselves (you even get a free breakfast). Everything was great but what stood out for me was the receptionist. Nicest bloke who was interested in where we were going, gave recommendations and advice, and had a good joke with us. I went for a week trip around Ireland, Rowan Tree was my favourite by far.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million for your fantastic review, we are delighted that Rowan Tree was your favourite hostel in Ireland and I really appreciate your compliment as it was me who you met at reception :)) Thanks again from all the team @rowantreehostel #visitennis

94%

No complaints, all round a great hostel, good value for money, nice kitchen and free breakfast. WIFI only on the bottom floor though.


100%

Simply the best Hostel in all of Britain. The amount of love the staff/owners put into this establishment clearly shows and elevates this hostel above the rest. 10/10


97%

Great hostel. Huge room and ensuite bathroom. The kitchen is excellent and staff were friendly and helpful - thank you! Rowan Tree is more like a hotel, great value for money!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again soon. Regards from all the team @RowanTreeHostel

91%

This hostel ir almost a modet hotel in terms of infrastructure quality, really good value for money. It is well located, nice staff and has a great nice restaurant by its side (not cheap). It's a great alternative if you want to stay in a comfortable, quiet place (not sure if it was quiet because of the date we stayed there or if it is always like that). I definitely recommend it.


94%

Very pretty hostel, very homey. No lockers in the room and the wifi is not in the rooms, but it is very clean and well situated.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million for your lovely reveiw, we do have free hi speed wifi on the ground floor, a computer with free internet and free international phone calls including to cell phones in the USA and Canada and we also have free luggage lockers located on all floors, just remeber to bring a padlock. Regards from all the team @rowantreehostel

100%

My first night in Ireland and this provided me a great experience. Very clean, friendly staff and I felt so secure. The river view was awesome. I really enjoyed the large common area was filled with plenty of table to sit and visit with new friends. The complementary breakfast was wonderful! - and facility was very clean.


100%

Everyting is just excellent!!!

  • 11th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Croatia
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks a million, We hope you have a chance to come back to Ireland's Friendliest Town and the home of traditional Irish music again soon !! Regards from all the team @rowantreehostel

86%

Great hostel, great location. The atmosphere was very quiet (however I was there late February). The only downside (a very minimal one at that) to me, was the severe lack of water pressure in the shower - had to stand directly under the shower head for it to reach me.


100%

More like HOTEL! We booked a private room and it was definitely by far the best hostel we have been to. Bathroom was very clean, as were the beds. Beautiful view and excellent staff-they were more than happy to offer advice and to order us a cab. As a new adventurer, I would definitely stay here again.


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