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Doolin Hostel

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1 Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seabeck, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lacking hostel experience, I thought I'd give this place a try. It was much better than I imagined and definitely worth the low rate. The bathrooms could use a make-over, but my bed was comfy and check-in was friendly. I'd stay again.

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Christine Thank you for your review and great to hear you enjoyed your hosteling experience. Hosteling quality throughout Ireland is increasing greatly and is a great way to travel on a budget and has a variety of rooms choices from dormitory, double, twin, family rooms to choose from. Thank you for your tips and for recognizing our efforts to... More 

Bristol
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176 reviews 176 reviews
57 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in for a coffee and found it very pleasant. Everything was very environmentally friendly, which was good to see. My husband had a muffin which he enjoyed, but we did not have any other food there. The coffee was the best we have had in the area this week.

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Chapy Delighted you enjoyed your brief visit with us and great to hear you enjoyed our coffee which is very important to us, plus we are the only Coffee Shop/Cafe open in North Clare at 8am in the morning, so if you have an early flight into Shannon and looking to see the Cliffs of Moher and need a... More 

Ireland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
47 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic weekend in Doolin Hostel. We had two dorms booked for a girlie weekend away, and were very impressed with the cleanliness of the hostel, comfortable beds & specious rooms. We paid 40EUR each for two nights, and will most definitely be back! Very central location.

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Kosice, Slovakia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we spent here only 1 night, all was ok, clean and warm. breakfast and rest of facilities were perfect. hospitality feeling is here all around. I would definitelly recommend to stay in this hostel to anybody

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WestAustralia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has great location in a pretty and quiet town with good coffee and pizza available. The staff and owners are lovely and sorted out an accomodation problem which we very much appreciated. Good beds. Good size lounge and eating area. Highly recommended

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Toronto
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were just off the ferry and wandered in for a coffee while we waited for the bus. Even though we weren't guests of the Hostel we were welcomed. We enjoyed our coffee and shelter until the bus arrived. From the parts that we saw it looked very clean and popular. Staff again were very polite

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the most enjoyable weekend recently in Doolin and stayed in the Doolin Hostel. We booked two of their family rooms which had their own en-suite bathrooms. Excellent value for money. Very friendly and professional staff. Centrally located. Spotlessly clean and our rooms was truly hotel quality. I would highly recommend Doolin Hostel as your Co. Clare HQ if you... More 

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Dear James Thank you for all your compliments and we are so glad to hear you and your family enjoyed your weekend with us. As many families are starting to find our hostel is a great, comfortable and easy way to travel. We have a variety of family rooms and can cater for families with 2 adults and 4 kids... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good hostel. It is very well located in Doolin, in the centre of the village and right next to a bus stop . The staff is very welcoming and friendly, they always give good touristic advices . we had to leave early and they gave me my key deposit back in advance without any problem which was very... More 

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Pascaline Thank you for taking time to write to us and great to hear you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your constructive feedback I will check the extractor fan for that bathroom. (I have to confess we have a larger mirror and hooks for that bathroom which I just purchased a couple of weeks ago and they... More 

Pensacola, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Good breakfast. Great facilities. Bus stops out front. We had a film with too young kids. Don't let the hostel name turn you away. More like a bread and breakfast if you don't stay in dormitory. Close to the cliffs of moher. They were only 4 miles away. The Doolin cave was close. Had laundry facilities which we needed after... More 

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Jeff Thank for the great review, we enjoyed reading it and where so happy that you enjoyed your stay so much in our hostel and where pleasantly surprised with the quality and service we offer. It is much appreciated. Warmest regards Anthony and Deirdre More 

Toronto
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If I were a university student, or someone who wanted to save money by not eating out, I guess this would be my best bet. I foolishly decided that because I was traveling with a baby, that the kitchen facilities would be beneficial and that these reviews on TripAdvisor were taking me to a really great place to stay. It... More 

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Ka Thank you for your detailed feedback and structured criticism, it really helps to ensure what we do is communicated correctly to future guests. Firstly I am sorry that you, your beautiful baby and husband did not enjoy your hosteling experience as much as you hoped and I wish you had brought the issues to my attention during your... More 

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