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Rowan Tree Hostel

Harmony Row, Ennis, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is by far the best hostel I have ever been. Plenty of space in the rooms, clean and silent. People and staff are nice and very gentle as well as with international background. The position is wonderful for staying in Ennis which is a very nice place to stay. The cafè also is a plus to this hostel. Wonderful... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend, two friends and I stayed in the Rowan Tree for two nights a couple of weeks ago. My two friends and I were cycling down the west coast where my girlfriend joined us! My girlfriend and I stayed in our own room for the first night and then we all piled in together for the second! We didn't... More

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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to find good hostel in Ennis, I would highly recommend you this one. Very nice and quiet hostel. I spent only one night here, so it is hard to write review, but I would like to mention that I really like the location of Rowan Tree Hostel. It is located not so far from city center (5... More

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Cork, Ireland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here twice in one week, once on the weekend and once midweek. Got a better rate midweek. We had a double or family room. Very clean and functional. For a hostel it exceeded my expectations! The front desk are really helpful and friendly. Breakfast is fine, but be aware that they expect you to be gone at 9.30a.m. That... More

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were delighted with the quality of this hostel. Our rooms (205) was spotlessly clean and spacious. The showers were hot and powerful. We were greeted to a brownie on our bed from the adjoining café. The second night we were a bit wary of the noise outside but shutting the windows made a huge difference. The breakfast was very... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here twice now and each time it was a wonderful stay. The rooms are very simple, dorm like, but are very clean and are a fantastic value. Very close to the center of Ennis and close to the night life and shops. The staff are very knowledgable, telling us where the best food and music is by... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok Hostel with very friendly staff. Simple breakfast in the morning with juice, coffee, cereal and toast. Nice rooms and very close to shops and bars, If you like bar hopping they have a brochure of the 22 bars and pubs in Ennis. Ennis is a beautiful town!

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Perth, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Really nice hostel. Really nice staff. Amazing kitchen. Great breakfast. Rooms spacious. Whole place felt airy. Very short walk to some nice pubs too. Definatly recommend. Rooms were quiet when trying to sleep. No negatives that I can think of

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Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I really don't understand why this hostel has received such great reviews. When traveling, a few things are very important; good WiFi and clean washrooms. This hostel had neither. WiFi is only available in the kitchen and lobby. As soon as you go into another area of the hostel, the WiFi cuts off. I even tried going to the living... More

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My family of 3 stayed at this hostel overnight on our route to Cork from Galway. Very Basic accommodation but very good considering it's a hostel. There was a double bed and a double Decker bunk bed in the room and towels provided but no soap nor shampoo. Room 206 has views of the canal which was quite nice. (pity... More

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RowanTreeEnnis, Owner at Rowan Tree Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks a million for your very nice review, we are delighted that you had a pleasant stay with us. All our bedroom windows are fitted with safety catches and can be opened fully by pushing the button on the bottom latch. The next time you are back just ask us and we will show you how. Regards from all the... More

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Address: Harmony Row, Ennis, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Ennis
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Rowan Tree Hostel is in the centre of Ennis, a vibrant town renowned for its lively pubs and traditional Irish music. Only 20 minutes from Shannon Airport, it is the perfect base to discover County Clare, The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher. The hostel has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and offers quality budget accommodation for groups, families and individuals. All guest facilities are brand new and include a fully-equipped self-catering kitchen, recreational lounges and free WIFI and internet access. Choose from a variety of rooms including double, twin and multi-bedded dorms, many with en-suite facilities. Beds start at €15.00.* Voted best Irish Hostel by Hostelworld Customers in 2009,2010,2011,2012 and nominee for Best Hostel in The World 2014 ... more   less 
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