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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hostel was nice and warm and welcoming. The staff was very friendly. The kitchen facilities are not open 24 hours, so if you arrive late or want to depart early you can make food. Rooms are nice, clean and big.

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County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Helpful staff, lovely complimentary breakfast, great value and very near all the amenities. Option of getting to know other visitors in chill-out rooms. They also have a bar that sells wine or you can bring your own drink.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed October 7, 2016

Great service/staff. They offer laundry service (they wash your clothes for you) for 7€. Free wi-fi. They provide bread and cereals for breakfast. Fully-equipped kitchen. Ideally located: 2 minutes walk from a great Pub and restaurants. Across the street from the Burren Smokehouse. Very close to the village. Not perfectly clean (especially the bathroom), but not bad. The shower/bath does...

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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

This hostel was cheap and cheerful and just what we needed for our weekend as we were only going to be sleeping in the room as away during the day. On arrival we were greeted by such a friendly Irish girl who gave us the run down on where to go. On the following morning when we woke up our...

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Bilbao, Spain
Reviewed September 16, 2016

A hostel with a hotel feel set in pleasant gardens and away from the main road. Basic, quiet dorm room (number 4) with two toilets and showers (although females didn't tend to share), cosy living room with comfy seating and open fire (great for drying off damp boots!), plush dining/breakfast room and large open kitchen. A few local walks, interesting...

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caen
Reviewed August 20, 2016

we stayed there 2 nights the room was ok for the price What wade it really pleasant was the good tips Connor, the guy at the reception gave us. He advised us to visit the cliffs and also for our visit to Galway Great place at the end of the day!

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed August 15, 2016

The receptionist is extremely rude. I would not recommended this hostel to anyone who wants a welcoming stay in Co. Clare. If you're travelling to Clare, especially from outside Ireland, do not choose this hostel for a warm welcome

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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

The hostel seemed a bit dirty in general. The rooms had some luggage storage available. There was hardly any water pressure in the shower. I didn't like that the wifi only worked in the common areas. The staff were kind and helpful for the most part.

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Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Would not recommend this hostel to anyone, reception staff were French and could hardly speak English, room was dirty as we're the toilet and shower cubicle. We also have an ongoing dispute over an unauthorised payment taken from our credit card, staff not very pleasant and need to learn how to book in guests on the computer!

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Reviewed June 24, 2016

The hostel actually looks quite nice, it used to be a hotel. However the condition of the rooms are pretty bad. Like holes in doors and showers working poorly, not very clean either. Staff is nice though. Want a private room? Then this place is way to expensive.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Part of Galway's award-winning Sleepzone Hostel group. Great base for The Cliffs of Moher, walking in The Burren, surfing at beaches in Fanore and Lahinch. Across the road from some of the region's best Food & Drink in The Wild Honey Inn; The Burren Smokehouse and The Roadside Tavern (great traditional music nightly in summer and weekends all year) - with its new Burren Brewery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Burren Hostel

Address: Doolin Rd, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Lisdoonvarna
Price Range: $38 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“Ask for a spare blanket as some rooms are colder than others”
 of 5 bubbles W4289POnicolac, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“big kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles 215cesars, Apr 18, 2016 | Read review
“All seem fine”
 of 5 bubbles Elsmo, Sep 10, 2015 | Read review
“We had a 2 bed room... with bathroom to ourselves...”
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“I doubt there are any rooms unaffected by the noise.”
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