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    Rainbow Hostel

    Doolin, Ireland
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent82%
    • Very good11%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “slide show” (8 reviews)
    “scones” (24 reviews)
    “living room” (15 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Free Internet
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    281 reviews
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    Reviewed 10 March 2017

    The hostel is in an excellent location. It's only within walking distance from the main amenities in Doolin and public transport stops. It also has a large parking lot if you are driving in the area. The rooms are clean and the hostel has a...More

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    Reviewed 20 February 2017

    I always stay here when I am rock climbing in the Burren. Lovely little hostel, very big kitchen and very well stocked. Rooms are nice and always clean. Will always chose this hotel when I am in the area.

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    Reviewed 24 October 2016

    It's a very cosy hostel in Doolin village. The owners: Carmel and Mattie are very friendly and they also own a B&B that is located next to the hostel. They are helpful and nice. The hostel is very good located (around 2,5 km from the...More

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    Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

    The room was quiet nice and there were towels and shower gel included. We drove from Shannon Airport by bus. Because the bus to Ennis was late we were afraid that we would miss the second one from Ennis to Doolin. But the driver of...More

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    Reviewed 4 September 2016

    Absolutely loved this Hostel! It was roomy and clean and really quite central to many things in the area. Carmel is a lovely woman to deal with-so kind and helpful--as well as incredibly quick moving (make sure you keep up of you will lose her...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 36 - USD 56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Reservation Options
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    Room Tips
    "Dorms are cheap and comfy"
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    "friendly Staff, very good equipped kitchen, free light breakfast..."
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    "There are two rooms near the kitchen which are away from the larger dorm rooms, these would be the quietest..."
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    "Checked most rooms on return visit. All kept cleaned and ready for next visitor. Food prep area well..."
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