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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Couldn't have been more happy with my stay! I arrived at 1am and even at this ungodly hour Terry was super friendly and helpful and full of Irish geniality. Cleanest, purest white bathroom I think I've ever experienced in my life, comfy, warm beds, and decent breakfast. Plus they have their very own Dora the Explorer! Stay here - you...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 July 2016

My husband and I were delilghted with this experience, our first time staying in a hostel. We attended the Fleadh Nua festival in May, and the hostel was in an excellent location for the events. While there were many young people staying there, we were not the only gray haired ones. It was very quiet and peaceful. The breakfasts were...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This is one of the nicest hostels I've ever stayed in. From the Common areas to the bedrooms, everything was not only immaculately clean, but very comfortable as well. If you are to stay in this place, I highly recommend spending a couple more euro and staying on the 3rd floor. The room's on the 3rd floor are VERY spacious...

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

We booked a family room, it was clean and comfortable. Wi-fi coverage is in all the structure, we found a welcoming note with a piece of cake at our arrival. Breakfast is buffet style and rich, you also have self-catering availability and it is useful, because pubs often close very early..

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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The hostel itself was very good. It was clean and well kept. However we stayed in a 18 bed room, which was not good. Some of the people where drunk and snored the whole night there were no lockers to put your stuff and all the plugged where on the floor so if you were on a top bunk you...

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charlotte, nc
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We discovered this hostel after stopping at the delicious Brogan's Pub for lunch. We wanted to be in a centralized area close to the Cliffs of Moher. This hostel is about 45 minutes from there. John of the night staff was a fountain of information on where to go and on his advice we hiked The Burren. It was less...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Eight bikers stayed over for two nights in a very friendly environment. Staff could not have being more helpful. We were allowed to use secured parking at the back of the hostel which was very helpful. The hostel is close to all that Ennis has to offer. Would highly recommend staying here.

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Reviewed 6 June 2016

This adorably clean and perfectly located Hostel was the perfect place for my sister and I to call home while we explored Ennis and our family roots in County Clare. Terry was very helpful and the girls in the kitchen were friendly and kind. This place has a wonderful cafe attached to it and for a reasonable price you can...

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Hervey Bay, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

On checkin, the girl at reception gave a map of Ennis with pub locations and recommendations, which included which ones had music and at what times. The room was comfortable and clean, without being flashy - private double with ensuite. Continental breakfast in the morning provided in room rate. There is no onsite parking, only a couple of spots across...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This hostel was not only clean, with comfy beds and good breakfast (for a hostel), but after my family and I arrived to our room, we had a personal note and a delicious brownie waiting for us on the bed. It's these little things that make one feel welcome and I really appreciate the gesture. The staff was also nice...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rowan Tree Hostel is in the centre of Ennis, a vibrant town renowned for its lively pubs and traditional Irish music. Only 20 minutes from Shannon Airport, it is the perfect base to discover County Clare, The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher. The hostel has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and offers quality budget accommodation for groups, families and individuals. All guest facilities are brand new and include a fully-equipped self-catering kitchen, recreational lounges and free WIFI and internet access. Choose from a variety of rooms including double, twin and multi-bedded dorms, many with en-suite facilities. Beds start at €15.00.* Voted best Irish Hostel by Hostelworld Customers in 2009,2010,2011,2012 and nominee for Best Hostel in The World 2014 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rowan Tree Hostel

Address: Harmony Row, Ennis, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Ennis
Price Range: $30 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rowan Tree Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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“If you're travelling as a couple book a private room”
 of 5 bubbles conorm528, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book earley”
 of 5 bubbles MelanieSheehyHayden, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“single room at the top away from the noise”
 of 5 bubbles dougal100, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in the biggest dorm of 14 people and it couldn't have been quieter - you can't choose you room-mates!”
 of 5 bubbles SophiaLeighton, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms with private bath are available if reserved ahead of time.”
 of 5 bubbles marky929, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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