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Glenmalure Hostel

Greenane, Wicklow, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a old quaint hostel , has very good place to cook , a chat at the fireside with the warden and other guests is a must to experience , beds not really cold but cosy warmish I found , lighting is by candle light and gas lamps which adds to its mystique , good base to walk the surroundings... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

This little hostel is a historic house, with connections to important Irish nationalists, including Maud Gonne, WB Yeats and Eamon deValera. We stayed there as part of a group of six hikers. There is no electricty or running water, which seems to be part of its charm. Mobile phone reception is patchy. The warden on duty had a lovely fire... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

We visit this unique hostel at least once a year. It is set in a beautiful and secluded valley. The hill walking is outstanding with mountains all around including Lugnaquilla, the highest mountain in the east of Ireland. The hostel is charming, old fashioned and special to say the least. Wood stove, candles and gas lamps. The sound of the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

This is very basic camping really. Some websites refer to this as a hut which is a more accurate description than a hostel. However the location is outstanding and in a walkers paradise. There is gas to cook and make tea. There are portaloo toilets but they had not been cleaned out for some time when we were there so... More

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Address: Greenane, Wicklow, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Wicklow
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