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Rowan Tree Hostel

Harmony Row, Ennis, Ireland
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
s w Reading, United Kingdom
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    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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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The hostel is in a central location, has a nice restaurant attached. Large kitchen great to use with a large communal area with wifi. The staff were friendly. The dorm rooms were of a good size with ensuite bathroom. The shower was not good poor faucet little flow and mostly cold. The faucet is to high by the time water... More

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near London
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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I only booked here because of the price and the location, normally I use hotels. However, it was a very good experience except for the noise. I was in room 211 and the first night (Saturday) there were apparently a lot of arrivals and/or departures in the very early morning so doors were being slammed for getting on for an... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Quite easily one of the best hostels I've stayed at. Friendly and helpful staff 24/7 who'd know what there is to do in town and where to find good music. I stayed in a clean room for six with sturdy bunk beds. Nice kitchen with all the stuff you'd need for cooking. Continental breakfast included. WiFi on first floor, worked... More

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I stayed at the Rowan Tree Hostel whilst I was on the a tour with Shamrockers. It was a great hostel. Very clean and very spacious, which was great since it was a 6 bed dorm. Good sturdy and comfortable bunk beds. The bathroom was also very clean and spacious. There were no lockers in the room which was a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I only stayed here one night on a stopover to another Irish city, but it was a great stay. I was upgraded from a dorm to a private room upon my arrival and there was good wifi and helpful staff. Beautiful location on the river as well. Also, the free 10 minute international calls was a definite highlight. I got... More

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I stayed here on a tour with Shamrockers and it was lovely. We had a huge room with 6 beds. From memory I don't think we had lockers in our rooms, but I saw some downstairs. Staff were really friendly too.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The Rowan Tree Hostel was the perfect place to stay in Ennis. Three of us stayed in an ensuite room and it was a great size. The location of the hostel is really good. Close to lots of restaurants and shops in Ennis. Ennis itself is a really great base camp for exploring the west coast, close to the Cliffs... More

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Okemos, Michigan, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We stayed at the Rowan Tree for two nights during our trip to Ireland and thoroughly enjoyed our stay there overlooking the River Fergus. Of the four hostels we stayed at during our vacation, the Rowan Tree was our favorite. Lovely location, great facilities, and a wonderful and friendly staff made our visit to Ennis all the more memorable. BTW... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The location is very good, the staff are friendly, the rooms are clean, comfortable and spacious (even as a group of 10 females in a 10-bed dorm, we had plenty of space), the bathrooms are clean and well-maintained, and the hostel itself is an enjoyable place to stay. The adjoining restaurant is also relatively good, albeit a little expensive.

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Killaloe, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Rowan Tree is a very relaxed hostel with very accommodating staff. It is in a good location, central to Ennis which is close to many beautiful tourist attractions including Bunratty castle and the Cliffs of Moher. Within walking distance of nice shops, restaurents and pubs with great music. We are in our 50's so a little older than usual... More

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Additional Information about Rowan Tree Hostel

Address: Harmony Row, Ennis, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > Ennis
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Specialty lodging in Ennis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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. ... more   less 
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