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Doolin Hostel

1 Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Alabama
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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 

Bern, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed unfortunately just for one night in the Doolin Hostel. This is a great hostel! The owners are so warm and friendly- as well as being very helpful in regards to things to do in the area and general advice about the region! The room was very clean and comfortable and the communal areas equally so- I especially loved... More 

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Mmbangester Thank you for your review and sorry to hear you made the same mistake as a lot of other guests. You really do need more than a day or two to really enjoy Doolin. Being a small village overlooking the ocean you maybe forgiven for thinking there may be little to do. But on investigation you would find... More 

New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Doolin Hostel was lovely! It's easy to find (off the main road), the service was quick and efficient and we were checked into our private room within a few minutes. The bed was comfortable and the room was quiet. They even start serving breakfast at 7:30am, which is great for people getting out of town early or needing to catch... More 

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DoolinHostel, Owner at Doolin Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Amy Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and our healthy continental breakfast buffet. Thank you for noting that we open for breakfast each morning at 7.30am (8am on Sundays) so our guests have plenty of time to enjoy it and catch the first buses out of Doolin to Limerick or Galway or to get up to the top... More 

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Address: 1 Fisher Street, Doolin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin
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Number of rooms: 12
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