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The Connemara Hostel

Derrynasliggaun, Leenane, Ireland (Formerly Sleepzone )
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Frankfurt, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night in a six bed female dorm. The Hostel is situated right at the Killary Fjord. There is no public transport going there, so it is better to have a car when staying there. Also you need to bring food, because there are no stores near the Hostel. The room was clean, big, but cold.... More

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We spent 9 days at the hostel and loved it. The location was stunning and there were lots of things to do locally and easily accessible with a car. You need to bring food but the kitchen is well equipped and the dining room overlooks Killary harbour. Beds were very comfortable and the staff were very welcoming. Highly recommended.

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Valencia, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Amazing place and friendly staff, comfortable rooms and living room, maybe should be more clean and some rooms not have enough hot water. Prices and kitchen ok. Around the hostel the fjord is nice......................................

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

This place has an excellent location but that's nearly it about it. It desparately needs some improvements. The place is run down and in the rooms and the baths there is mould wherever you look. Even the tab water is not ment to clean the dishes with. The young receptionists are rather ignorant than friendly. Hope they do something about... More

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Paris, France
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Amazing hostel - higly recommended!!! the location is breath-taking, the staff very welcoming and helpful, the atmosphere warm and homy. Very good value for money. The Connemara Hostel is all you want for a relaxing Holiday lost in the nature!! One detail: remember to bring your food with you as shopping facilities are at least 6 km away from the... More

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Achill Island, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The hostel is in a good location kind of in the middle of nowhere, but it is easy enough to get to. There are many great walks and the staff at reception know the area well and will give you great tips on where to go and what to do during your stay. Don't expect too much from the wifi,... More

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Leixlip, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The hostel overall was quite good however our group was split up upon arrival after we had specifically requested when booking that we wanted a room together. The receptionist was a bit harsh as well, not as welcoming as I had expected. There was hardly any food available, so if going bring a lot of food to cook with. The... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Location superb for walking, kayaking and cycling trips that we were doing! The staff Barbara and Joanne were so friendly and happy to answer all our questions. Room was a typical of a hostel, but en suite shower was good. No Mosquitos, just odd midge if you stood too still outside! Hostel had lots of communal areas so easy to... More

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Sligo, Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

great location with very nice people. The landscape is amazing. The hostel itself is very quiet. However, there are small mosquitos everywhere, the hostel is not very clean and the main problem was the shower, we could only have hot shower between 7pm and 10pm in the evening (and in the morning of course) It was my second time in... More

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Lindau, Germany
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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We stayed here for one night on our 10 days roundtrip. Positive was that the staff was really friendly and helpful. However the room was small and very dirty. The bed was too small for us and quite uncomfortable. On top of that is was terribly noisy. You could hear people snoring in the next room as if they were... More

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Additional Information about The Connemara Hostel

Address: Derrynasliggaun, Leenane, Ireland (Formerly Sleepzone )
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Leenane
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 Specialty lodging in Leenane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Connemara Hostel which opened in March 2005 is spectacularly situated in the heart of Connemara overlooking the Killary - Ireland's only fjord. It is part of Galway's award-winning Sleepzone hostel group, which has just won an award for 10th best group hostel in the world. It has 95 beds in 21 en-suite rooms - both private and dormitory. The Connemara Hostel has some fantastic facilities; residents' bar with wine license, free internet and wifi access, Big screen TV and DVD's, large self-catering kitchen and dining room, barbeque terrace, outdoor camping facility, tennis court, bicycle hire and access to range of organised outdoor adventure pursuits on its doorstep. The Connemara Hostel is the perfect Connemara base for outdoors enthusiasts, backpackers, families looking for a value for money base from which to explore Connemara, or anyone just looking to relax in this breathtaking landscape. ... more   less 
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