Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on 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.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • 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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Property Description


Ireland again moved into LEVEL 5 until further notice of the Plan for Living with COVID-19 which means WE STILL CANNOT OPEN until JUNE 2nd! We can take any bookings from June 2nd 2021. Due to Regulations including Social Distancing our guest capacity is severely reduced.

History so far:

As a result of the Covid-19 Irish Government Restrictions the hostel CLOSED on the 29th March 2020 until the 28th June 2020.

On 28th June 2020 the hostel re-opened BUT with REDUCED OCCUPANCY levels to allow for 2 metre Social Distancing Guidelines. We were open for 3 months with restricted occupancy.

On the 28th September 2020 the hostel again CLOSED under Government Directions and has been closed since.

There was another Government Review on 28th April 2021 when we were given permission to reopen.

The following is the normal general information:

Located at Irelands Most Northerly Point at Malin Head overlooking the fishing pier, beach, sea and highlands of Donegal across the bay. The ever changing spectacular scenery, especially the seascape can be observed from the hostel


We are at least 100kms North of DONEGAL TOWN (at Ireland's Most Northerly Point)

Hostel consists of two spacious ensuite dormitories with ten beds in each, double self catering kitchen where you can cook crabs, lobsters, mussel,oysters and fish - all available from local fishermen. You can also fish or swim from the pier below. Some guests surf, dive, canoe etc with own equipment.

Two late pubs,pub grub,supermarket 2kms. Famous raised beach full precious stones nearby. Meet friendly locals on walks-in pubs-everywhere! This area is no folk village - its for real. Cycle hire can be arrangedl. Walking routes in several languages. Musical instruments available. No curfew but we normally cease taking new guests after 8pm unless prearranged.
Bookings with a changed arrival time from the original estimated time of arrival should be confirmed ASAP.. We do not accept credit or debit cards at the hostel. We are in Euro Land!


Horse riding stables are available within 16 kms of hostel.

During summer months basking sharks and dolphins can frequently be viewed from Hostel. Malin Head is now one of the three hotspots in the World to view Basking Sharks.

During May and June 2016 the STAR WARS was filmed in Malin Head!

The Aurora Borealis 'Northern Lights' can occasionally be seen at Malin Head each year normally in January through to the end of February. Spectacular photos have appeared on TV and in the National Press confirming sightings.

During May and June at Malin Head on the North Coast of Donegal was teaming with BASKING SHARKS clearly visible from Hostel. Over 100 have been tagged recently by the Irish Basking Shark Project! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.8

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    14 Sep 2020
    Great place. Very peaceful with an amazing view from the common room across the sea. The hostel is very quaint with a VCR and choice of VHS's and an old-style wood burner stove to keep warm. The owners are friendly and helpful although they are shielding so they keep themselves separate as much as possible. Well stocked kitchen, although no oven.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    12 Sep 2020
    Japan, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 10.0


    05 Sep 2020
    I definitely chose the best stopover on the 'Inishowen 100' by bike in this well positioned hostel! I could recover peacefully and enjoy at any time this breathtaking view to the Atlantic from the living room and my bedroom. I really recommend this delightful hostel for any curious person and for all bike packers.
    France, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    25 Aug 2020
    This is a fabulous hostel. Rodney was very friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was great. Location was excellent. Very good facilities from a bike shed to lights above all the bunks. I will definitely stay again.
    Ireland, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    10 Aug 2020
    Excellent, look no further!
    England, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    05 Aug 2020
    I really enjoyed my stay here. I think that I also stayed a number of years ago. The surrounding area is really nice with plenty to see and good places to eat. I was very impressed by the measures taken for COVID 19, the best of any place I stayed in and that includes B&Bs. I will definitely be coming back, maybe end of Sept/October if open.
    Ireland, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    05 Aug 2020
    What an amazing place to stay. The location is fantastic, right beside the sea. A great place to chill out & relax. Rodney is a mine of info on the area. My only regret is that my stay wasn't longer. Definitely plan to visit again. Amazing value for money.
    Ireland, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    31 Jul 2020
    Beautiful place with great hosts made me feel like hope and helped me with everything i needed especially where to eat and places to visit etc etc... I would definitely recommend this this place, veey cleane also location is fantastic just five minutes walk to the beach and 2 km from malin head top would be suitable for everyone including families solo travellers and groups too ill definitely come back there soon
    Ireland, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    24 Jul 2020
    Fantastic place to explore walking & nature. I traveled with a car and was easy to get everywhere. Rodney is a really nice and very helpful which made my stay welcome. Definitely will back in the future. Safe & cozy place for solo travelers.
    Poland, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    18 Sep 2020
    What an amazing place to wonder people keep coming back. Million dollar view at a budget price..but with all you need to relax and be comfortable. Sit outside with a coffee and watch the view change with the tide....what more do you need. Ok you may need to share a room as its dorms not private rooms...but go outside busy times and you may have the place almost to yourself.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi