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Aille River Hostel

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Ocean Road, Doolin -, Ireland
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Aille River Hostel
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Ranked #5 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Doolin
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ardmore, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Ardmore, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived late on a Sunday evening, past check in time and found the owner very accommodating and friendly. Lovely little hostel with a lovely stove in the common area. If cheap and cheerful are what you are looking for then I would strongly recommend the Allie River Hostel.

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12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

CASH ONLY !!! We landed in after a bus from Galway and had a very pleasant greeting. Off to the room we went and it was tiny, however clean. We had a room to ourself with a tiny ensuite. We ended up walking up the road to a local pub for dinner. As we were going to Inisheer the next... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

“Fantastic location, nice facilities and welcoming common rooms with a lovely fire at night. Kitchen was really great but grab some groceries before you arrive in doolin as there is no supermarket or little grocer. Spacious rooms and comfortable beds in the 7 bed dorm but there was only two power points for the whole room. Staff were very helpful... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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62 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Lovely building, very cosy, it's clean and it like a friend's home. A clean and tidy friend with a fireplace in the living room. It's like an hostel for over 30 's , so don't expect party at all. We had a private double with shared bathroom. In the end we had the bathroom for ourselves since Robert gave us... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

From start to finish Aille River surpassed expectations. We made our reservations online and recieved an email requesting confirmation of our reservations a few days prior to arrival with directions that included GPS coordinates. Since our plans were set, I sent the confirmation immediately. We were greeted upon arrival and felt at home immediately. There was just a coulple hours... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This hostel is the very image of a quaint, Irish cottage on the outside, with a little patio to relax and take in the countryside. There is a garden next door that is home to a donkey (who doesn't mind being pet, we found) and a little ways down the road is a warm and friendly pub. So, the location... More 

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ailleriverhostel, Owner at Aille River Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest As the owner of the Aille River Hostel I must take issue with some of your comments about the place, We take great care to keep the Hostel in a very well kept and ultra clean state and I really do not know what Hostel you describe but I cannot believe that it was the Aille River and... More 

Lodz, Poland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I am so glad my friend have chosen this lovely hostel for us.The room was clean and cosy,bathroom was small but clean. People working there very friendly and helpful. The hostel is situated in a peaceful place where you can really rest and relax. U have some souvenir shops there, some pubs and a few kilometers there are the cliffs.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

If you have a chance to stay in Doolin, DO NOT pass this hostel up. A must select!! We (four of us) were visiting Ireland for 6 days and stayed at 3 hostels and two hotels. This was the very best of all of them. A true jewel as a hostel. We reserved a four person room with a private... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I would move here in a split second. We were late arriving to the hostel and the lovely front desk guy stayed late for us. The hostel was not what I expected at all. It was CLEAN, large kitchen, hot showers, laundry facilities on site. The best food ever is just across the little creek. Oh and our room was... More 

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