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This hostel is a must for the adventurous traveler and hiker. It's a small old house, without running water or electricity, but the atmosphere and scenery are fantastic. In the living there's a fireplace and all the travelers get together and share stories. No distractions....More
What a unique experience . This house exudes peace and tranquilitty from every corner .. Be prepared to switch off the gadgets and let nature be in charge . The staff are all volunteers and all seem passionate about Glenmalure and making guests welcome .....More
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Response from Roy M, Digital Marketing Manager at Glenmalure HostelResponded September 9, 2016
Thank you for making the journey to Glenmalure and for taking the time to leave us a review.
It is hard to get across the peace and tranquility of this location without actually being there as so much of it is created by...More
The best thing about this hostel is the location, really out of the way, beside the river with a lovely garden. It's very basic and the toilet stinks but to wake up in the middle of the mountains its worth it. And the beds are...More
The warden, Joan (and her dog Coco!) was welcoming and it was great to spend a candlelit evening playing games, drinking wine and listening to her stories in the living room. She also woke us up just in time so we could drive back across...More
The hostel is located in the heart of Glendalough, which is very handy for hiking.
It is comfortable.
There is a living room with a cheminey and lots of books.
Not too many things to do otherwise, but happy for one night.
Breakfast is not...More
Thank Jean-Marie F
Response from Roy M, Head of Marketing at Glenmalure HostelResponded May 13, 2016
Thank you for your review and we are delighted that you got to experience this wonderful hiking area.
I will pass on your comments to our volunteers who look after the place.
$36 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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The south facing rooms are actually the 10 bed male dorms but they do not get so much sun during the day because of the trees outside that run along the river. I would suggest the 6 bed female dorm in the main... More
The south facing rooms are actually the 10 bed male dorms but they do not get so much sun during the day because of the trees outside that run along the river. I would suggest the 6 bed female dorm in the main building.
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"Don't hesitate to ask for a bit privacy if you want it, we ended up having our own room."