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Doolin Hostel

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County Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Staff are so friendly and help full. The hostel is clean and well kept. The facilities are brilliant. the pizzas are a must try! Best iv had in a while! Money well spent! Centrally located in the village of Doolin.

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us top marks and great to hear you found us great value and enjoyed out central location. Warmest regards Anthony and Deirdre

Rostock
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

So truly glad we checked in into this very cute hostel. Great hosts, very fair prices. It's just the atmosphere the guys working there create what makes the difference. Breakfast is simple, nevertheless arranged so much better than in 90% of the hostels. The garden is kept really well and everything from rooms to the little Deli to toilets in...

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review and if we ever make it to Hamburg or Rostock we will look you up for some great advise. Warmest regards Anthony and Deirdre

Reviewed 21 April 2016

This was easily the best hostel experience of our trip, in fact we decided to stay an extra night we enjoyed the area so much. Breakfast was great, plenty of food (a problem we ran into at other hostels). Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Rooms were basic, but clean. While Doolin is a small town, there was plenty to...

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for rating us as your top hostel visited and great to hear you enjoyed Doolin so much and got to get some hiking along the Cliffs of Moher Coastal Hiking Trail which starts/finishes at Doolin Hostel. Warmest regards Anthony and Deirdre

Mansfield, United States
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This is the best hostel I have stayed in! Wonderful and friendly staff! It was nice in quiet in the cute town of Doolin. Perfect place to stay if you want to explore the Cliffs of Moher! The beds were comfortable and room was clean. I really cannot say any bad things about this place. It is also a coffee...

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

WOW, thanks for rating us as your top hostel ever, much appreciated. I will pass on your compliments to all the guys as its their hard work that makes our hostel so special. Great to hear you enjoyed our coffee shop. Warmest regards Anthony and Deirdre

Reviewed 16 April 2016

an absolute gem. I honestly would not dream of staying anywhere else on a visit to Doolin. Lovely rooms, continental brekkie, great location, and really friendly staff! I go to Doolin quite a lot, and had normally stayed regularly with another place, but that will change now. Lovely cafe in the Hostel. served a nice variety of snacks and hot...

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, it was a pleasure to have you stay with us. Delighted to hear you enjoyed our Cliff Coast Cafe onsite. Warmest regards Anthony and Deirdre

Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

The family room was a decent size, especially for a hostel, with an ensuite bathroom. It was basic,but clean. The kids liked that they each had their own single bed. However, there were some not so pleasant smells in the hallways and kitchen that we tried to avoid!

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glasgow
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Best hostel I've stayed in world wide, a hotel style hostel is how I'd describe it. Lovely decor, happy and helpful staff, spotless right through. Cosy fire and great cafe opened quite late too offering plenty of choice to eat and drink. Excellent choice for breakfast and very well presented and again spotless. We got a 4 bed en suite...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We really enjoyed our stay here. The employees were super helpful. It is really nice that they have an attached cafe downstairs, we had pizza the afternoon that we arrived which was really quite good. The breakfast was great too. The rooms were very clean and very comparable to any hotel we have ever stayed in. Awesome location and price...

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to read your review this morning and delighted you found us such good value and that our staff where so accommodating. They are the best and what make our hostel so special and who keep our standards and cleanliness so high. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Warmest regards Anthony and Deirdre

Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

All staff were extremely helpful and the location is perfect to visit the Cliffs of Moher. Great place to hike from Doolin to the Cliffs of Moher coach park. Also the national bus service drops you off and picks up right outside the hostel. A perfect hostel which satisfied us very well!

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Reviewed 28 March 2016

I enjoyed our one night stay. We had three rooms for our two families and all the rooms were spacious, and clean with comfortable beds. The morning breakfast and dining area was nice as well. Breakfast included juice, milk, cereal, porridge, and toast. I definitely would stay here again whenever we have family or friends visiting.

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us and it is great to get the feedback. Thank you for taking the time to write to us and hopefully we will see you again in the not too distant future. Warmest regards Anthony and Deirdre

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner of Irish Travel and Tourism Responsible Accommodation of the Year, Lonely Planet "Top Choice" recommended. Located in the Heart of Doolin, overlooking the Village and out to Sea. At the start of the Cliffs of Moher Coastal Trail, 100m to O'Connor's Irish Music Pub, Located at the Bus Stop and a 15 minute walk to Doolin Pier. ------------------Free WIFI, Free Continental Breakfast, Free Internet Access, Free Parking. Dorms, Standard and Superior Rooms with King beds available. ----------------We cater for individual explorers, families and outdoor adventurers. We do not accept Stags, Hens or similiar parties. ---------------Cafe en-site (open April to October) serving home baked goods,local produce and Irish Craft Beers and great Coffee. ----------------Other services include Bus Eireann Ticket office, Tourist Information, Bureau de Change and full Self Catering facilities including outdoor area to wash activity ware. ----------------We look forward to welcoming you to our home. Anthony and Deirdre Moloney ... more   less 

Additional Information about Doolin Hostel

Address: 1 Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin
Price Range: $51 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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