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Knockree Youth Hostel

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are walking the Wicklow Way - or looking for a base to explore the Wicklow Mountains - don't overlook Knockree Hostel. The hostel has been recently remodeled and is bright, clean, and comfortable. Walls of windows in the communal kitchen area and dorm rooms let in tons of natural light, and countless opportunities to enjoy the amazing views.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this hostel walking the Wicklow Way. The location is handy for walkers and offers a great view of the hills and valleys. The kitchen facilities were clean and functional; the dining area had big windows looking out into the hills. Common room/sitting area had books and games to share. Group room was clean and comfortable. The hostel is... More 

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Wicklow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with 8 friends as part of a club training event. Great place great atmosphere rooms excellent we had one between 2 of us and had own shower and separate toilet. Spotless. There are rooms where you have to use communal shower and toilet so make sure to ask for one which has own facilities. Breakfast in morning scrumptious loads... More 

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Thank HappyWicklow
Roy M, Head of Marketing at Knockree Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Happy, Thanks for staying with us and for taking the time to review the hostel. Good point on the narrow road. It is definitely a go-slow area especially as there are horses and hikers always on the road. Do come back and visit us again. More 

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We did part 1 of the Wicklow Way hike which brought us to Knockree. The hostel itself is really great and the staff were friendly, professional and very attentive. There isn't a whole lot to do in the area other than relax, soak up the views and enjoy the nature!

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Thank routesixtysix66
Roy M, Head of Marketing at Knockree Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Route66, Fair play to you for doing the Wicklow Way. Everytime we do it all we want to do is put the feet up and enjoy the relaxing views of the valley. We hope that you are going to carry on with the next section and stay in our Glendalough Hostel. We are delighted to hear that our staff... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

First of all, the location is really amazing and the view is beautiful. It's actually one of the nicer more modern hostels I have come across in Ireland. It seems like most of the hostels in Ireland haven't seen renovations ever in their entire lifetimes. So this nice new modern hostel is a nice change from the dirty, tiny, falling... More 

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Roy M, Head of Marketing at Knockree Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Diandra, It is always good to get feedback from someone who has worked in hostels. If you think this location was amazing and you liked the modern style you should check out our Errigal Hostel in Donegal. More of a journey from Dublin but definitely worth the effort! In our case we do wash the blankets. Not to do... More 

Tipperary, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

A gemof a place literally in the middle of nowhere with beautiful views of mountains and valleys.very warm welcome at reception with plenty of information.the dormitory accomadation was spotlessly clean with white crisp sheets which one wouldn't have at home.Spacious shared bathroom was spotlessly clean also.Bright dining room area with lovely view with self service kitchen fully equipped or cooked... More 

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Roy M, Head of Marketing at Knockree Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, Thank you for staying with us and for going the extra mile and giving us a review. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Lovely hosts - perfect spot on Wicklow way - bucolic view - affordable accommodation - delicious scrambled eggs and lunch pack / Accueil charmant - situation idéale sur le Wicklow way - vue bucolique - délicieux oeufs brouillés et paquet pique-nique

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Roy M, Head of Marketing at Knockree Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Salut Pjehin, Thank you for staying with us and for giving us a good review. We hope that you enjoyed your picnic on the Wicklow Way and maybe we will see you again if you return? More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Spent a week there with my class of 10yo students. Great hostel. Very friendly staff and the location is sublime if you don't mind being far away from any shop or bar. Waking up to a sunrise over the Wicklow mountains is magical. For couples, the romm with the view is perfect.

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Thank Redbird75
Roy M, Head of Marketing at Knockree Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Redbird, Thanks for taking the time to give us a review and fair play to you for bringing your class to our hostel for a week. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

travelled with a group of students on a Gaisce hike. Excellent service from booking to our time of departure - all staff are interested in ensuring that you have an enjoyable stay. Comfortable beds, excellent self-service facilities in the kitchen (just follow their instructions about what you need to bring with you); spectacular scenery when weather is good; not difficult... More 

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Thank dooleybrian
Roy M, Head of Marketing at Knockree Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Brian, Thank you for choosing Knockree Youth Hostel for your Gaisce hike and for taking the time to review us. We are delighted that your group booking went well. This is something that we have put a lot of resources and effort into over the years as we understand what it is like to get a group of young... More 

Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Staff were friendly and helpful, the hostel was clean and well equipped, the views from the dining area and our room were amazing......what more could you ask for? My mum and I only stayed for a couple of nights, there was a school group both evenings and a scout group arriving as we left, so perhaps not the best place... More 

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Thank sl1523
Roy M, Head of Marketing at Knockree Youth Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review our hostel. Isn't the view stunning?! We are delighted that you were not phased by the young people. Our main ethos is to encourage young people to experience the Irish outdoors so our hostel network is always going to have youth groups coming and going. Knockree... More 

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Address: Lacken House, Wicklow, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Wicklow
Price Range: $36 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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