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Rowan Tree Hostel

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Harmony Row, Ennis, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Rowan Tree Hostel was very nice. We hade a private room that was very clean. The bed was confortable and clean. The bathroom was very basic but clean. The kitchen was very well organised and functionnal but the breakfast offered in the morning is not very interesting and nourrishing. It's only bread and butter. Overall great experience though. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved this hostel. I'm a solo traveler and not young. I got a room by myself with its own bathroom. You can find a room like that here... just book early. There is a wonderful lounge area where you can read, work on your computer, or visit with people. You're allowed to use the kitchen (although I didn't), and... More 

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at Rowan Tree with my daughter and a few friends. We had great accommodations. The staff was friendly and helpful. It was centrally located within walking distances of many places in the quaint little town of Ennis. We will definitely recommend Rowan Tree to our friends.

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was able to reserve a couple room as well as a family room for my wife and I and four sons. It worked out very well as we had always wanted to try a hostel, but on our own terms - being able to still have some privacy for the six of us. We got two quiet rooms at... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

quiet and very accessible to town. other than poor bedside lighting, low water pressure in the 3rd floor toliet, and no wi fi in the rooms (although they have it on the ground floor) it is a lovely accommodation. The staff is very agreeable and helpful.

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Ennis, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of my friends stayed here--very clean, spacious rooms and helpful reception staff! They stayed for 9 nights, so much to see--a good base for touring the county. Appreciated the local advice of pubs, security, etc.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best hostel in the world? Frig yeh!!! I only stayed one night however the lovely bearded gentleman made me feel instantly welcome in it's gentlemans club lobby when I arrived. He recommended where to go for live music and even put up with me in my Irish night out state on my return. Beds were comfy, views beautiful, even a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I enjoyed our stay apart from an unusual snorer in the room. We definitely had some laughs after that night. The room was clean. Sheets were clean. But the room definitely got pretty hot by the morning - everyone was pretty warm (like a humid warm). It was 19euros in a 10-person (in may). The breakfast was... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hostel is a converted house, which still features the original fireplaces and other fixtures. It's located very close to the Ennis Friary and was very quiet, with comfortable and clean facilities and a large kitchen. The wi-fi didn't work in the downstairs lounge but worked best in the kitchen, eating area, and sometimes in the room.

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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 your enjoyed your stay with us in our 18th century former "gentleman's club" we currently offer free high speed wi-fi on the ground floor but we still have some social spaces which do not have wi-fi.We are reviewing this as times are changing but we still love the... More 

Salida, Colorado
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Circled County Clare counter(anti)-clockwise from Shannon by car and needed that last place to stay before leaving. I'd thought in Limerick, but had a contact I could see in Ennis, so checked around last-minute there. I'd stayed in B&Bs, but saw The Rowan Tree Hostel. HOSTEL?! Well, I might try broadening my experience...looked okay...wonder if they have ANY single en... More 

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

Thanks a million for your great review, we are delighted that you had a great time in Ennis at the annual Fleadh Nua festival (great timing) , we have guests of all ages young and young at heart who come back every year for this festival of Irish music and culture we like to call them "flashpackers" these are people... More 

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