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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Rainbow Hostel Doolin

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Our small hostel is family run, in the heart of Doolin. It is a traditional farmhouse built in the 18th century. The Rainbow Hostel was established in 1986 with just 12 beds. The building was sympathetically renovated in Spring 2003 into a simple, easy going, warm, friendly and bright coloured hostel. We have kept the high pine wood ceilings (traditional farmhouse style) in the common room and in all the bedrooms. This allows for a better circulation of air in the rooms and this, incorporated with under floor heating, creates a healthy warm room in which to relax and sleep in.

Facilities: Common room with turf fire stove, self catering kitchen, private twin and double en suite bedrooms, mixed and private dormitory bedrooms (all en suite), our twin room has one double and single bed with its own shower and toilet, free hot showers and towels, washing and drying facilities, WiFi free of charge. Discount bike hire, free guided walk and slide show of local area, available free to hostel guests, free car parking and bicycle lock up.

Local Activities: Visit Doolin Cave, Ferries to Aran Islands/Cliffs of Moher, Burren Walks, Pitch/Putt, Golf, Rock Climbing, Caving, Cycling, Horse Riding, Archaeological/Heritage sites, Surfing, Angling, Diving.

Rainbow Hostel is situated in the heart of the village beside some of Doolins famous traditional music pubs, restaurants and craft shops We can help organise your visit to Doolin, the Burren area, Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands with local maps and advice on the best sites and activities during your stay with us. We hire bikes with 30% discount to our own guests. We also give a free two-hour free guided heritage walk in the Burren landscape of Doolin at evening time or by request for those staying with us.

Advice: If coming by Bus Eireann, please ask the bus driver to stop at the Rainbow Hostel bus stop.

Check in closes at 10pm.
We do not cater for party groups. Please contact the hostel directly for group bookings, otherwise a security deposit will be taken, refundable when strict conditions are complied with. Thank you.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 9.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    29 Oct 2018
    Amazing hostel & amazing staff who went out of their way to make everyone feel comfortable and have everything they need. The owner makes delicious fresh scones every morning, too! The fireplace was an incredible addition and perfect for warming up after a day out at the nearby Cliffs (beautiful coastal walk from the hostel) or the Aran Islands (which have a ferry in Doolin). Very clean, very safe, and very friendly.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    28 Oct 2018
    The Rainbow Hostel is a wonderful Hostel and Carmel is a very gracious host. We were lucky to have had them as hosts, they were even so kind as to allow us to store our packs there after check-out. I would recommend this Hostel to anyone passing through the beautiful town of Doolin.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Oct 2018
    All round excellent. Clean, cosy, comfortable. Excellent management. Highly recommended.
    Ireland, Male, 41+
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    28 Oct 2018
    Very homey feel, comfy and cozy- first hostel I warmed up in. Internet was a bummer but everything else was wonderful
    USA, Female, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Things to Note

Reception is open from 7.30 to 21.00 each day. WE DO NOT CATER FOR PARTY GROUP BOOKINGS of any size, if we suspect a party group booking we reserve the right to cancel the booking or refuse admission. To avoid disappointment direct contact must be made with the hostel before arrival, 00353 (0)65 7074415. email rainbowhostel@eircom.net. otherwise a security deposit of 30 per person will be taken on arrival, refundable when strict conditions are complied with. Thank you.


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