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Tra Na Rosann Hostel

Downings, Downings, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Amazing Stunning Donegal North Ireland setting. Basic comfortable, historical ( ask about that ! ), inexpensive, quiet, peacefull, friendly,warm very remote country hostel. Truly great walking and biking all around the hostel. Take your map and compass and take a few days to walk the wild Donegal headlands all around there. Secluded wild beach just 5 mins walk from the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I came across this hostel on internet. Read some reviews and like a fact it is the oldest hostel in Ireland opened since 1937. I stayed in this hostel for five nights. What I loved the most is its location. Very close to Rosses Strand (Yra Na Rossan beach) and other beaches. Nearest pub less than 3 km away. If... More 

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

After 25 years I spent some days in this lovely hostel again. Very little has changed since my first stay here. A beautiful house, a great setting, great views, many hiking options, and a warm reception. I want to say thank you to the warden family, Ken and Ann, ant to An Oige, which keeps the house open to guests... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

When I arrived the hostel manager had just changed so things were not quite ship-shape but I still had a wonderful time as the new manager was very welcoming and flexible and helpful. The building itself was a country home once-upon-a-time and it shows - attractive rooms and communal areas and a great kitchen. Most impressive is the location near... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

One of An Oige's (International Youth Hostel Association) wonderful old buildings - formerly an old hunting lodge designed by Edwin Lutyens - a British architect who is known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era - a basic hostel with a wonderful view to Tra na Rosann strand. No extras - the building speaks for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

This part of Ireland is just beautifull and with truley stunning views. The hostel is perched up on the side of a hill where you can view some of the best beaches on the island. There was at least one on view from any of the windows of this fantastic building which was in fact designed by the famous English... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

I have stayed there only once and surely go back. The place is incredible in all aspects and.. I am not saying more as I don't want to spoil it. Go and see yourself!

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Address: Downings, Downings, Ireland
Location: Ireland > County Donegal > Downings
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 22
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