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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with a few friends for 1 night recently, having read the previous bad reviews my expectations were not the highest, I was pleasantly surprised! As hostels go this is probably the nicest one I've stayed in in a long time, very clean, lovely comfy bed and not expensive! When i am staying in Sligo again I would...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Sligo for a football tournament and a night out with friends. I stayed on my own however. The place is located in a retail/industrial area and is a bit out of the way, roughly 15 minutes walk from the bus station. At night the road there was well light with good footpaths, but a bit lonely. The...

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We were warned on arrival that we should not make too much noise before or after we were leaving for the evening. Hadn't even said hello when the guy that checked us in reminded us that it was not somewhere to have any fun at all. Hospitality was not great and was very disappointed with our stay. Although it wasn't...

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Roscommon Ireland
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The pits no other words, filthy, shabby and get your own breakfast in a filthy kitchen, cornflakes or cocopops if you can find a clean bowl and spoon and make toast with the cheapest bread available .......... no other words just take it off every website.

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Washington DC
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Booked this place thinking its a regular hotel, in reality it's a shabby hostel. There is a small parking area in the back, luckily no other cars because this place caters to backpackers and the homeless. The dilapidated couch in the common room smelled of urine. Actually the whole place did. The room was tiny with only a sunken, hard...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Me and girlfriend stayed in this hostel over the August Bank holiday (last weekend in August). We thought that this was wonderful. It's the perfect base for travelling around the west coast. Additionally the hotel is a ten minute walk to the centre of sligo town with lots of pubs and restaurants. My girlfriend loved the traditional music session in...

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Thank Paul C
Antrim, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Some what disappointed during and after our stay. Premises upon entry appeared shabby and neglected. When shown to our room, found 2 single beds and no other furniture, including window covers. Room was in a poor state of decor, peeling wall paper, electrical sockets consist of a extension lead disappearing under the bed.. Bathroom door could not be secured, toilet...

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3Thank andhen4
Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Scruffy with charmless decor, but clean, offering a friendly welcome, a cheap bed and a kitchen stocked with homemade scones, tea and coffee, breakfast cereals and bread. Not a place to hang out, but a cheap and comfortable night's sleep, and a delicious fruit scone or two.

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The accomodation is reasonable priced and within walking distance from towncenter. Alas, this seems to attract groups of stags if you are unlucky, their drunken behaviour beraving you of your sleep. Apparently security is poor during the night.

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

The outside area seems iffy, but the room was lovely. The staff was very friendly and helpful. It is close to town, so a pleasant walk. Not centrally located though. I felt safe and the facilities were clean.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Harbour House Budget Accommodation Guest House is a tourist budget accommodation in Sligo town, with en-suite single rooms, double rooms, twin rooms, family rooms and dormitory rooms. It is situated only 12 minutes walk from the centre of Sligo town and the main train and bus station for the North West of Ireland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Harbour House

Address: Harbour House Finisklin Road, Sligo, Ireland (Formerly Sligo International Tourist Hostel)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Sligo > Sligo
Price Range: $60 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“We had a choice of rooms thanks to Laura”
 of 5 bubbles 990garthc, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“Try any other place in Sligo!”
 of 5 bubbles Kami2244, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
“There are two rooms with en suite bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Riana66, 13 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in room 8 :)”
 of 5 bubbles 831clared, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Lots of stairs so maybe get one away from these or on the top floor so you dont hear everyone coming home...”
 of 5 bubbles LilFlink, 6 Jan 2014 | Read review
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