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Go Explore Hostel

Clare Island, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014
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Waterford, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My boyfriend and I spent two nights at the Go Explore Hostel on Clare Island. Ken and Donal made us feel very welcome and we were delighted to discover that the adjoining Sailors Bar had some of the nicest food we've had in a long time. Delicious, fresh, pan fried mackerel with capers for dinner, and a delightful dessert of... More 

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Kilrush, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It was a Beautiful and clean hostel, such nice staff whom are really friendly and help you settle in. Showers are lovely and clean. Food was unbelievably tasty and fresh! so much fun and craic on the island!

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Dublin, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

From the minute we got on the ferry from Roonagh to Clare Island, everyone was so welcoming and accommodating. There were 17 of us and we were super excited to be there for the weekend but everyone at the hostel, in the restaurant, pubs, working on the ferry and organising the Coasteering and Raft Building championship was so patient, friendly... More 

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Co Mayo
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Visited Clare Island as part of 'team building' exercise with work. 9 of us travelled out on a Thursday afternoon for a one night stay. For most of us it was the first time to visit the Island and from the offset we were made feel welcome. the hostel is a short stroll from the pier, and does live up... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Really really nice hostel...friendly, awesome staff, clean rooms, close to the ferry, gorgeous, gorgeous views across Clew Bay. It didn't really feel like a hostel at all. The food in the attached bar is delicious and fresh and most important the Guiness is go han a mhaith ar fad (most excellent)! Watch out for the lessons from the salsa dancing... More 

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Bobcaygeon, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This was our first stay at Go Explore Hostel and this should be on the top of your list. Carl O'Grady and his great staff offered a wsrm Irish welcome and made us feel right at home. The room that we were in had 4 bunk beds and an ensuite washroom with shower. It was clean and the beds were... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I don't normally write reviews but I said I would make the effort because the folks at Go Explore Hostel were very accomodating to our group. I would totally recommend the place to friends. In my opinion it's probably the best hostel I've stayed in because of it's stunning views, friendly staff, cleanliness, food quality and warm atmosphere. All the... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This used to be a hotel but has been changed to more basic, but spotless and very practical hostel type accommodation. So ideal for families or travellers on a budget. Lovely small clean rooms with great views from every window. 3 bunks in the room i was in, but I had it all to myself, (which the owners are very... More 

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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

We didn't stay here but had dinner and a few pints. Carl is a gent and the American couple staying there were really nice too. The food was great and the couple we met said the room was extremely clean and comfortable. We will be sure to recommend to our friends if they ever head this direction!

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Louisburgh, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

My husband and I stayed one night in this hostel. We arrived on the early morning ferry in a heavy mist and were very happy to be able to get a great cup of coffee to warm us up as we sat in the beautiful Common Room. We watched the mist clear through the huge windows. The food in the... More 

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Address: Clare Island, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Clare Island
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Number of rooms: 6
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