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Doolin Hostel

1 Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed here in August 2014. I thought i booked a double room in the hostel for one night but i mistakenly booked a twin room! This was sorted immediately at reception and we were kindly given a double room instead! The room was clean and comfortable and so close to the village we decided to stay a second night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Just terrific! Stayed 2 nights with my family (4 of us, daughters 8 & 10) and can not recommend this hostel highly enough. Clean, comfortable room with ensuite bath. All linens are provided. Massive kitchen and very nice complimentary continental breakfast in the morning. The attached cafe is perfect to pick up treats for afternoon tea in the living room... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

While traveling to 7 counties in 14 days, we stayed here at the Doolin Hostel at the very back end of our trip and it was just what we needed. Doolin is an amazingly beautiful little town on the west coast of Ireland near the Cliffs of Moher. The hostel was very clean, very comfortable, and had very friendly, attentive... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The rooms are clean, newly renovated, and the host and hostess are simply delightful. Each room has an en-suite bath and there is an on-site laundry. When I return to Doolin, I will most definitely stay here again.

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Blanchardstown, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I stayed in Doolin Hostel last weekend and can really recommend to stay there to everyone. The hostel is nice and clean with a very friendly staff. Location of the hostel is gorgeos. If the weather allows it - do the Cliffs walk from Doolin - it is so worth it.

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Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Basic but adequate hostel right in the centre of Doolin. Self catering facilities and communal room also available. Includes a shop that stocks essentials. Good value. Location is ideal, next to shops, pubs & bus stop. About a mile from the port.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This little hostel is run very neatly and smoothly. It is literally on the street that you can walk down to get to the Cliffs of Moher (6 km) away. It is also right next to O'Conners Pub, which must be a part of any proper stay in Doolin. The room was fine - nothing fancy, but functional and clean.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I absolutely enjoyed my stay here. The staff was incredibly friendly and very helpful. You couldn't ask for a better location. The bus stop is directly outside the hostel. If you're feeling adventurous (I was), you can hike the 8km to the visitor center for the cliffs. It's ABSOLUTELY worth your time and effort. I took my time walking the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Excellent hostel in a great location. Anthony was friendly and helpful. Superb breakfast which is free. Spacious room and nice bathroom. Free wifi and everything else you need. Delighted with our stay! Thanks Anthony!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Everything was clean but not a lot of amenities. Good suggestions on where to go for dinner and music, but there's not a lot to do in town if the weather is bad. The rooms can be a little noisy with people coming and going outside. We could control the temperature in the room or open a window which was... More 

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Gwen Thank you for your review and sorry to hear the weather was a dampener for your stay and the room was too warm. Each bedroom has a thermostat control on the radiator ranging 0-4 with four been high and some of the windows have a button release on the handle (but I will double check to see that... More 

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Address: 1 Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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