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Finn McCool's Giants Causeway Hostel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great experience, on a fine day! Plenty of space the kids loved the interactive activities a also, not cheap long journey from wicklow but you gotta do it!! I suggest you go on a summers day ? Been there in winter and it's very grim, sit in the rocks and take it in! Great for all ages!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I stopped by to see if we could get 2 beds for the night. It was not a problem. The people working the hostel were like many others working there for a period of time from all over the world. If you have never stayed in a hostel before it is a great way to stay where... More 

Thank DaleSLC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect little cosy spot for a night or 2 roughing it with teenagers. Ticked all boxes for location , handiness and functionality of a hostel. Lower your expectations and ' presto' ... Enjoy the experience 🙏🏻 We did 😃Bring a pack of cards if someone is hogging the t.v . Bingo . Win/win. Fab .

Thank Michele R
County Wicklow, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't have the best experience with the hostel at the start as they made a mistake with my booking. I was supposed to have a private room with friends and I end up having to share a 6 bed dorms. I did not get a discount for it, which is a bit disappointing. The bed dorms were ok, but... More 

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a pleasant stay here at Finn McCool's. We loved the atmosphere and the people. The enclosed porch was so relaxing and our room was great. The food was tasty and we loved the owner. Location was so central for all the sights. I highly recommend it.

Thank Kell S
College Station, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Close (walking distance) to Giants Causeway and a restaurant and a pub. Would not be a good jump off location- would have to taxi to town. Converted old house with a country kitchen, screened in patio, an outdoor patio. Free tea and instant coffee. Bottom bunks were on the floor in our room.

Thank CatInTexas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the hostel is wonderful. The staff were friendly and answered my questions. We had some nice chats. Good wifi. Lots of folks have mentioned the breakfast being small. We didn't think it was overly small. We considered it to be "free" so we didn't have any expectations. Despite these good things, I can't recommend the hostel because... More 

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Sion, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a really good hostel...Domingo is such a nice lad even without wifi you won´t get bored...there are always so many topics to be discussed and he will be happy to discuss them with you!!! definitively recommand the place for any travelers robyn

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

The big benefit of Fin Mc Cools is the location. You really are walking distance from the Causeway and the landscape around you is gorgeous. It is cheap. However, it was pretty grim. Four of us stayed in "bunk beds'. The lower bunk is a skinny, ancient mattress sitting on the floor (no bed legs). The shower rooms are falling... More 

Thank designlady
finnmccoolshostel, Owner at Finn McCool's Giants Causeway Hostel, responded to this review

Hello there, sorry you did not like the hostel, well I am not really sorry because as we say: we are a hostel. And the price goes along with a hostel. And The Bunk beds, as you say, are also on the photo's everywhere. So I cannot see why you where surprised. But I can see you usually do not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Not having a lot of time for sight seeing a friend suggested we visit this landmark on our travels in Ireland we found it easily travelling from Belfast to Derry along the coast road we had s guided walk with a very knowledgable guide who really opened up a whole new world of geology for me his talk was so... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located 300 meters from the Giants Causeway visitor centre. 2 Miles Outside the small town of Bushmills A boutique hostel with character, perfectly located for hiking and enjoying Giant's Causeway and the surrounding natural beauty. The hostel is located about 400m from the Causeway itself, with stunning coastal views. Like our sister hostel, Lagan Backpackers in Belfast, we serve a great FREE hot breakfast (English breakfast: bacon and scrambled eggs, sausage, beans also with other options such as porridge etc). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finn McCool's Giants Causeway Hostel

Address: 32 Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Bushmills
Price Range: $35 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Finn McCool's Giants Causeway Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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