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Mount Brandon Hostel

Cloghane, Cloghane, 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I think this is the best hostel I've stayed in in Ireland and there are some great ones here. The beds were the most comfortable I've ever slept in in a hostel (and some homes), the views from the hostel were stunning with the sea and mountains, the breakfast was tasty and filling, Mary and Carsten were incredibly helpful and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We wanted to get away from it all after Christmas and we couldn't have chosen better - as soon as we arrived the smell of turf fires and the call of the curlews as we got out of the car boded well. The hosts were welcoming, genuinely warm and helpful. The hostel itself is very well equipped and in a... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stayed at the Mount Brandon Hostel on September 17. This is the first time I have stayed in a hostel in about 28 years. We were six travelers hiking the Dingle Way and we booked two doubles and a twin. Although each room could have slept five or six, we had private rooms. The price per person was 22... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A terrific hostel run by lovely people ,can't thank Mary enough for all her help and assistance with our weekend, she dropped us at the start of our walk up Mt Brandon then told us to ring her if we needed a lift back to the hostel, which we did ,this saved us a very long slog back down the... More 

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Potenza, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I have red many reviews on this hostel who were really positive. I confirm that the building is really nice and on sea. The rooms are very comfortable and furnitures in good conditions. The staff was really nice when I arrived because during the day I changed few times my arrival time. At the end they waited until a quarter... More 

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County Clare, Ireland
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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Absolutely lovely - a real escape from it all - very relaxed - so wanted to stay longer - on the water with outside terrace overlooking Brandon Bay and estuary - parking - gorgeous pubs, fab backery, stunning beaches, mountains all around, lovely people, beautiful house, warm house, lovely bedlinen - more like a B&B - lovely breakfast - good... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We hadn't stayed in a hostel in many years but we wanted to visit the area to do the Sauce Creek hike and the Mount Brandon seemed like a good deal, even with a private room and bath. Terrific stay overall. Owner, Mary, was friendly and helpful. Food basics provided (bread, milk, cereal etc.) made mornings easy. We really enjoyed... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We lucked out on this incredible find at the end of June. We wanted to be off of the main tourist bus route and also have access to hiking up Mount Brandon. This was the PERFECT place for it. The trail starts from across the street. The rooms were quaint and clean and ours had a spectacular view of the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I would highly recommend this little gem of a place. I had a lovely stay in the L’oft’ - one of two beautiful adaptable spacious self contained parts of the hostel. . Clean warm and bright with everything one could ask for., Mount Brandon hostel is perfectly situated for access to Fermoyle beach, (longest one in Ireland. ) Brandon point,... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I just returned from a 3 nights stay in Cloghane with 26 school children on a Gaisce Challenge weekend. The owner (Michael) is very friendly and helpful and so is everyone else working there, especially Mary. I have travelled all around Ireland with many school groups and this is one of the more positive experiences I have had. The value... More 

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Address: Cloghane, Cloghane, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Dingle Peninsula > Cloghane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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