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Donegal Town Independent Hostel

Doonan, Donegal Town, Ireland
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County Wicklow, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

The hostel is ideally situated on the edge of town, a few minutes walk from the Diamond (town centre). It's a friendly place, Andy and Linda were unobtrusive and yet very helpful during my stay. I had a room with en suite at a very reasonable price. The hostel and grounds are clean and tidy. I slept comfortably there. I'd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Great location, 10 min walk to centre of town. Very clean, comfortable and spacious rooms. Good heating and lots of hot water. Hospitality from Andy and Linda is wonderful. Terrific price. Will definitely return again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Nice hostel located a little distance out of town. Short ten minute walk to get to town centre. So if you would like something a little farther away from the hustle and bustle but still able to get to town it's perfect. Linda is wonderful and keeps everything very clean.

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Lancashire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Basic, but value for money. The room was clean, the bathroom spotless, and very quiet. Plenty of space within the kitchen, with coffee and tea available. The owner was incredibly helpful and charming, and will be somewhere to visit again

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

The (in my opinion) most notable fact about the Independent Hostel is the warmth and hospitality. It's not the usual hostel with a front desk and rotating staff but feels much more like you are a guest in Linda's house. Consequently, the rooms resemble private guest rooms more than hotel rooms. The double room with a private bathroom (which the... More 

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Tours, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The owners, Linda and Andy, were very welcoming, warm and helpful. Clean, quiet... the room and the bathroom were very nice. The common room with a fire for raining days, and many games to play. No breakfast but coffee and tea all day in a spacious kitchen.

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Waikato
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Great hosts who made myself and everyone feel welcome. Nice 6 minute walk to Donegal town. Clean and tidy facilities. Wifi was in and out and worked best in the kitchen which is fine. Plus easy spot to hitchhike around. Had loads of fun and would recommend to others.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The hostel is located slightly outside of Donegal Town, with a cute view on the countryside. We slept in a 6 bedroom with ensuite bathroom which was great. The quality of the beds wasn't the best, but it was clean, and spacious. The owner of the hostel was very friendly and gave us great advice. In general, there is a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the hostel for one night only during a road trip. Linda is an amazing person and make everybody feel very welcome. The rooms are very clean, easy access to the town. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants chill out and enjoy West Ireland

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Linda and Andy. Always smiling, always ready to help you. The hearth of this hostel. What else? Lot of rooms and bathrooms very cleaned, good kitchen stuff. Very near to the town but far enough to stay quite.

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