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Warsaw, Poland
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85 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

It's a very cosy hostel in Doolin village. The owners: Carmel and Mattie are very friendly and they also own a B&B that is located next to the hostel. They are helpful and nice. The hostel is very good located (around 2,5 km from the Doolin Pier) and can be a good start to visit Cliffs of Moher (about 16... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The room was quiet nice and there were towels and shower gel included. We drove from Shannon Airport by bus. Because the bus to Ennis was late we were afraid that we would miss the second one from Ennis to Doolin. But the driver of the bus ensured that it would wait. And even if we start with half an... More 

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Ortley Beach, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Absolutely loved this Hostel! It was roomy and clean and really quite central to many things in the area. Carmel is a lovely woman to deal with-so kind and helpful--as well as incredibly quick moving (make sure you keep up of you will lose her on the way to your room :-) ) And speaking of room, I loved mine.... More 

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Switzerland
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

The rainbow hostel was what i expected. The bathrooms are clean, so are the rooms, the location is good, you have a kitchen where you can cook and everything like that. The hosts are really nice and help you with every question! i can just recomend it!

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1 Thank Saly K
1 review
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

So relaxing, both Carmel and Mattie have such a good outlook on running a Hostel. Lovely and clean. Great place to stay. So central, perfectly located to wonderful music pubs. The 3 Aran islands are close by and each of them are so worth a visit. Go see the cliffs of Moher from here, a special place!! Gary

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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10 reviews
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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I had arrived in Doolin fairly late in the day and didn't feel like continuing on to our final destination. We hadn't planned on staying in Doolin for the night so we had no accommodation that evening. Thankfully, the hosts at Rainbow Hostel were super welcoming and had a couple beds for us to use. This place... More 

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Thank Rosemary W
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11 reviews
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Really nice clean modern hostel, from the very well equipped kitchen to the cosy living room and clean comfortable rooms. The welcome was warm and friendly. There was tons of useful local information about the local area.... including the Cliffs of Moher

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Thank Peter B
1 review
Reviewed July 3, 2016

We arrived at the hostel and I had requested the wrong dates, not including our first night. No problem. They accommodated us. Then I screwed up the rate and they helped us out with that. They provided rides to the pier, gave good advice on what do do, the place was clean and everything done with a smile. Couldn't be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the hostel for 5 nights and had such a good time. The hostel is cosy and comfortable, good beds, good shower etc. Breakfast is included which was great. But the wonderful thing was Carmel and Mattie's hospitality. They are the most amazingly kind and welcoming people. You should definitely stay here!

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Rehna, Germany
1 review
Reviewed May 22, 2016

I spent a fabulous time in Doolin in the Rainbow Hostel! There is so much to see around; Doolin itself with the pier and the Coast there, the Cliffs, the Burren etc. And this hostel is the ideal base to visit them all. Mattie and Carmel, the owners, were very friendly and helpful, helping me making the most of my... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Rainbow Hostel

Address: Doolin, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin
Price Range: $19 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“friendly Staff, very good equipped kitchen, free light breakfast...”
 of 5 bubbles AnnaZielinska, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“There are two rooms near the kitchen which are away from the larger dorm rooms, these would be the quietest in the place”
 of 5 bubbles andymcdonnell1979, Oct 1, 2014 | Read review
“Checked most rooms on return visit. All kept cleaned and ready for next visitor. Food prep area well organised and again spotless. Very bright and welcoming. Thanking you for your hospitality Mattie and Carmel.....Gerry”
 of 5 bubbles GBarrettIreland, Sep 5, 2014 | Read review
“Well the Hostel has a range of rooms available for people. I would ring ahead and book in advance giving your requirements.”
 of 5 bubbles observerUKIre, Sep 1, 2014 | Read review
“The 6 and 4 bed dorms are great for groups who might be going down surfing for a few days.”
 of 5 bubbles karenkelly500, Jul 10, 2014 | Read review
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