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Aille River Hostel

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Ocean Road, Doolin -, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Doolin
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
DB19215 County Cork, Ireland
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great hostel located in the centre of Doolin close to bars and bus links, but yet very quiet! There is a magnificent atmosphere in the common area, rooms were excellent considering their cheapness, and there is a great self service kitchen! Staff were very friendly also and wifi works great! Certainly lives up to its "home away from home"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved it here. Amazing location, adorable village, nice rooms, wonderful clean kitchen, and they even had complementary hair mousse! The town was very charming, and we spent a day exploring the area and hiking the cliffs of Moher on rented bikes...one of our favourite days of our eurotrip. Staff was friendly, although the lady working the desk on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel was so beautiful in the pictures, and even more so in real life. A two minute walk from the bus, the hostel was exactly as rustic as I pictured, with a friendly staff, phenomenal services, and a great atmosphere. The rooms had comfortable bunk beds with decently sized lockers (though you could not put any sort of huge... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard to get to, but friendly helpful people. Really pretty basic with cold water spigot in bath spraying all over user and floor. At least they provide a mop LOL. Only one dim light in room. Depressing. Some issues with electricity-room light went off and on again on its own in the middle of the night. There is a neat... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights at the end of June. The hostel is really cool, with plenty of facilities for guests. The staff were very friendly and there was no issue with our late evening arrival and staying around for a while before our departure. Good mix of families and backpacking tourists staying here, adding to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Aille River Hostel is a cozy little hostel. We had a very nice double room with river view and a small bathroom. It was very clean, no matter if you were in the shared restrooms, the kitchen or the private restrooms. The bed was comfortable and it was quiet, allthough the hostel was rather busy. The staff was helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We were travelling around Co. Clare, The Burren and Co. Galway on motorbikes. We were camping everywhere, but after visiting the Cliffs of Moher decided we were ready to camp for the night. We drove the short distance to Doolin and were delighted by Ailler River Hostel. We were able to camp in the grounds but avail of the amenities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Stayed here for the Doolin Folk Festival 2015. Had a ball at the festival and was situated in close proximity to pubs, restaurants etc. Clean, nice staff, comfortable beds, great value, would definitely stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My son and I are traveling across, up, and down Ireland. Our first two nights were at the Aille River Hostel and it was beyond my hopes. It was so charming, I had the most picturesque view from my room. We had one full size bed and one twin with a wall separating so a bit of privacy. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

a lovely hostel in a beautiful location with a cheerful, friendly and accommodating owner. as group of 6 adults travelling, we arrived late which was no problem for the owner, the room was big and the beds were comfortable

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