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Old Monastery Hostel

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Twelve Bens, Letterfrack, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights on my first trip to western-Ireland. Staff was extremely welcoming and the hostel was adorable. Loved the combo of old features spiced up with newer, hippier style. Maybe not the cleanest place I've seen but that kinda fits the old (monastery) style. Excellent location and comfy, clean beds. Definitely gonna come back here some day!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our second stay in this hostel, and I have to say we will NEVER go back again!!! Previously we stayed over Easter holidays, hostel was full of people but the atmosphere and management were OK. However, this stay over New Years Eve was a nightmare. We're a family of four, and we planned to stay in hostel for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I remember staying here a couple of years ago on a university fieldtrip to County Connemara and County Clare. Undeniably one of the best hostel experiences I have had around the world. Its probably not to everybody's liking, but if you have an open mind and want a different experience then you can't go wrong with this place. This quirky... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Although we didn´t stay here, we received a recommendation to hire cycles from Steve here and we visited the hostel, which seems to be a nice place for those on a budget. The bike that we rented were really good quality and Steve gave us good ideas about what to visit on our day out

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I stayed there for three nights with a friend. The hostel is located near by Connemara National Park (a treasure in any seasons!), the owner is very friendly. Great breakfast, really appreciated before a hiking day. Loved the hostel atmosphere, especially the bathrooms and atypical decorations all over the place! I will definitively come back. Moreover, locals are very charming... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

If you're looking for a special experience this is the place to go. You may think you enter an antique shop when you go in. The creaky floorboards, the hanging books, the welcome board, the themed rooms: The office, church, safari.. everything makes you feel like you’re out of this world. Dust is part of the decor. One must have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I stayed at this hotel a few years ago while living in Galway. It was by far my favorite hostel I've seen. The outdoor area is perfect to sit and relax after touring Connemara! I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a relaxing outdoor retreat!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

This place was awesome, great rooms, great common area with a cosy fireplace and a cool style throughout the place, Steve was very friendly and makes a nice breakfast every morning for free! Would highly recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

Myself, my husband & our 2 kids (8 &10), loved our stay at this hostel at the weekend.great food & music sat night..Highly recommend it for families. Met lots of interesting people. Highlight was showering to flashing christmas tree lights & john mccormac singing molly malone on the radio - surreal!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

This hostel felt like home the minute we arrived. A breath of fresh air that absolutely set the tone of the trip. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a little sanctuary as long as you like things unique and laidback.

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Address: Twelve Bens, Letterfrack, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Letterfrack
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Old Monastery Hotel Letterfrack

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