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Dun Chaoin Hostel

Dingle Way | Tralee, Ballyferriter, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hamburg, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hostel is located on a hill, so you can see from some rooms and the big dining room the bay and the Blasket Islands. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The beds were not very comfortable, but the dorm rooms have a clever segmentation, in the end it felt like we had our own room. :) A nice... More

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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I greatly enjoyed our 2 nights at Dun Chaoin Hostel in late July 2014. Things we liked:  Friendliness: The manager Carmen and her assistant Donald were welcoming and helpful.  Bedroom: It had a nice view of the ocean and the Blaskett Islands. It was a comfortable and peaceful room, with 2 bunk beds. Each of... More

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Perth, Australia
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48 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Having hostelled throughout America, we are trying the Irish hostels. We have found the hosts to be much more personal and friendly as if you are a long lost friend rather than a business, and we appreciate the personal touches. This hostel is no different. The tour through the place, and some extra explanations were of great assistance to tired... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Ideally situated for exploring the Blasket Islands and right on the Dingle Way; comfortable and welcoming with a helpful host and plenty of amenities (kitchen, dining, sitting area, breakfast and sack lunches available for purchase, laundry available for a fee). There's only one pub in town, which serves sandwiches, though the Blascod Center offers hot meals during operating hours. The... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Simple accommodations for a cheap price make this a great place to stay if you want to get away from it all on the DIngle peninsula. The staff was very friendly and helpful. For those who do not purchase meals from the hostel, we advise you to bring groceries with you from DIngle or Ventry, because there is very little... More

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Dublin, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

stunning views, good value prices and a well equipped kitchen. A cozy living area with a warm fireplace ideal for relaxing after a long hike. The owner is very helpful and friendly. Definitely recommend!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

Nice hostel in Dingle Penninsula, in Dunkin area. Well furnished, big communal kitchen, and lovely Dinning room lookimg through the sea. Different rooms who suits in all people and groups. Notice that there is no shop around, so buy in advance. But in the Hostel you can buy basic food: instant soups, tea...

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Dublin, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Perfect hostel if you're looking to get away from it all for a while. Stayed here for a weekend with a couple of friends as we were climbing Mount Brandon. It's not close to anything, not very accessible but if you have the car its well worth the trip. Stunning view! Kitchen facilities are good for its size and has... More

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Lille, France
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34 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

Its mere location and views from thé dining room are reason enough to stay there, truly breathtaking. The rooms are a little worn out but ok, our double room turned out to be a 2-bunk bed dorm, but we didn't mind. Towels are 2 euros, and unlike most hostels on the Dingle Way there is no breakfast included, you can... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2010

We stayed here for two nights on a backpacking holiday and it was just what we needed. Make sure you buy food before you get there if you are self-catering because there are no shops and not much for sale at the hostel but there is a restaurant about 15-20 minutes walk over the moor which is well worth the... More

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Address: Dingle Way | Tralee, Ballyferriter, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Dingle Peninsula > Ballyferriter
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Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty lodging in Ballyferriter
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