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The Burren Hostel

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caen
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Thank StephVaud
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank Josie M
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars 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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Thank Alan T
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3 of 5 stars 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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Thank Inge P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

The hostel looks lovely from outside. The rooms are of good size. Each multiple-bed room has its own bathroom. Bathrooms were quite old and showers not in best condition (the way they looked). Nice breakfast room and TV room with fire place. You have to wash the used cutlery yourself. Directly next to nice tavern & bus stop. Bus only... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is a nice place for a warm bed. The man at the front desk was really friendly. My only issue was we didn't have that warm of water for showers. The breakfast was really good and the kitchen was clean so this place definitely meets all the minimum requirements of a good hostel.

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Galway, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Pros: Great staff. Helpful and friendly. Nice common areas pretty location. Within walking distance to town. Cons: Rooms not the cleanest. "Breakfast" was minimal (rice crispies+white bread). Would have been nice to have screens on the windows to let in fresh air w/out all the bugs/midges. Shower barely a trickle. Water was hot but pressure very poor. Hard to take... More 

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Valencia, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Nice place, good services, really nice people. 100% recommended! The kitchen is big enough if you want to cook your dinner. 15 min away from the Cliff of Moher. If you want to be relax and in a quite place, call them.

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Treviso, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

My Friend and I stayed here for a couple of nights in april, and still remember our time there with pleasure. The place is super cute, the people very helpful, and it has been an amazing experience for us.

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with some friends for a weekend. The hostel was cheap and basic but ideal for what we needed 👍🏻 reception were helpful and facilities were clean, with extra towels if required. Also we weren't hunted out straight away at checkout time which was ideal after a heavy night before.

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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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: $48 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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