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The Connemara Hostel (Sleepzone)

Leenane , Connemara, Ireland
Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Connemara Hostel is the perfect Connemara base for outdoors enthusiasts, backpackers ; families looking for value for money base from which to explore Connemara - or anyone just looking to relax in this breathtaking landscape.

Our Facilities:

Our facilities include en suite rooms, complimentary continental breakafst (and complimentary tea/coffee all day), excellent self-catering kitchen facilities, relaxing lounges with breathtaking mountain and sea views of Mweelrea mountain and The Killary - Ireland's only fjord; outdoor barbeque facilities, camping area and much more.

Walking in Connemara, Outdoor Activities in Connemara:

The Killary Harbour Walk and Leenane Hill are right on our
doorstep. We have maps and details of these and all other nearby walks. Connemara National Park is about 15 mins. drive.

We're adjacent to the Killary Adventure Company where you can get discounts for a range of activities including kayaking,bunjee-jumping, high ropes, climbing wall - and bike rental.

Great base for participants in some of Connemara's best known events including the Connemarathon, Gaelforce West, Connemara Adventure Challenge, The Turf Warrior Challenges, Leenane Mountain Walking Festival,
Connemara Mussel Festival, Connemara Rough Diamond, Connemara Sea Week, Connemara Bog week, Leenane Autumn Festival, and many
many more.

Just 10 mins drive from Scubadive West.

Within 10-15 minutes drive of some of Connemara's best attractions - including the very beautiful beaches at Glassilaun and Lettergesh , passing by Lough Fee where Oscar Wilde summered in the 1870s.

Great base for some of Ireland's best drives - the N59 from Galway to Westport; Doolough, Renvyle Peninsula.

Relaxing:

Sit and read near the warm stoves in our relaxing lounges ,
choosing from an extensive library of DVDS, great selection of books of Irish interest, travel books, chick-lit(!) and much more ....

If activity doesn't appeal to you then the serenity of the location of The Connemara Hostel is an attraction in itself.

Watch a movie from our extensive DVD library, read a book from our extensive library.

Family Rooms at The Connemara Hostel from E60/room/night, subject to availability.

A Family Room has 1 double bed and from 1 to 5 single beds - so can comfortably accommodate 2 adults with up to 5 children depending on room size booked. e.g a 3-bed family room has one Double and two Single Beds so can sleep a family of 4 etc.

All Family Rooms have a private bathroom. Some Family Rooms are available to book online

If you don't have a car:

An easy and enjoyable way to travel to The Connemara Hostel is with Galway Tour Company. The bus collects at Sleepzone Galway City every day at 9.45am, does a tour of Connemara, and you can 'Jump Off' at
The Connemara Hostel at about 1.00pm. When you would like to return to Galway City you can simply 'Jump On' again, complete the tour of Connemara and return to Galway City by about 6.00pm.

Discount tickets are available at Reception at Sleepzone Galway City.


This tour includes Ashford Castle, Cong, Lough na Fooey, Kylemore Abbey & Gardens, the Inagh valley and Killary Fjord.

Don't forget to pick up some food in Galway City or in the village of Cong, if you need to.


N.B. Remember this property is quite isolated. While we have vending
machines that sell drinks and snacks, if planning on preparing meals
yourself it is advisable to bring food with you, rather than having to
drive or walk a few miles to buy groceries.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 8.4

  • Facilities 8.2


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Sep 2018
    Excellent hostel. We would stay here again.
    USA, Couple, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    28 Jul 2018
    Stayed with Family for one night. Staff was very helpful and the overall atmosphere was lovely. Facilities were nice only a big old but that added to the atmosphere. Bunk beds are an experience :-) So exciting for kids.
    Ireland, Male, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    22 Sep 2018
    ...great part of the world! A little inconvenient if you don't have your own transport. Great layout. Large rooms. Great breakfast included.
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 6.3

    Good

    24 Jul 2018
    I stayed in a bunkhouse separate to the main building where all the facilities were. I tried to make contact with people but only one person responded to me. Very isolating if travelling in your own. Because it rained it was difficult to go anywhere. Definitely need a car at this hostel.
    Australia, Female, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Things to Note

Complimentary continental breakfast (and complimentary tea/coffee all day) is included. Remember this property is quite isolated. While there are vending machines that sell drinks and snacks, if planning on preparing meals yourself it is advisable to bring food with you, rather than having to drive or walk several kilometres to buy groceries.


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