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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Glencolmcille, Ireland
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    Reviewed 25 September 2016

    I would say this hostel is a gem. I have spent my fair share in hostels but I have never come across such an extraordinary one. I don't want to ruin it for future travellers by giving its charming features away on tripadvisor. My advice...More

    Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here at the end of August for one night. Totally loved it. Although it may not be the Ritz it is definitely one of the best hostels that I have ever stayed in. The decor is unique!! The owners Mary and her son Leo...More

    Reviewed 12 June 2016

    I have had the chance to stay a couple of days at this hostel during spring time and overall i have had good impressions. Yet since it is located in a small village without any social life, I would day that it is nice to...More

    Reviewed 31 October 2015

    The overall rating probably doesn't reflect objective reality, in the sense that it's not a 5* hostel or even a 4*. I guess Mary , who runs this place, her personality and character gets a 100* rating, and easily makes up for dated equipment, leaking...More

    Reviewed 16 August 2015

    We camped on a garden under trees (wind protection) with very beautiful views. The owners, Mary and Leo, were very warm and welcomed us with a cup of tea and cakes. They're very thoughtful. This is definitively not a luxury hostel but as camper we...More

    • Number of rooms
    • 10
    • Location
    • Ireland
    • County Donegal
    • Glencolmcille
    • Also Known As
    • Dooey Hostel Glencolmcille, County Donegal
    Hotel & Grounds (9)
    View from Room (5)
    Pool/Beach Area (2)
    Room/Suite (1)
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    Nearby Attractions
    Glencolmcille Folk Village
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    "Need to walk for 1.5 km upwards from the village center so as to reach the hostel."
    Aris T, 9 months agoRead review
    "Some rooms are dorms so check when you are booking."
    Finuala S, over a year agoRead review
    "Don't be expecting fanciness or mints on yer pillow. This place is perfect for low cost, no frills..."
    D S, over a year agoRead review
    "Although the rooms are old is there is a great atmosphere in this Hostel."
    Travel-ingTracie, over a year agoRead review
    "The 4-bed-room at the end of the floor above on the right has a great view and it's quite roomy. Also the..."
    J_rgen_K122, over a year agoRead review
    "Go for the 8 bed dorm, the views are the best, the craic is mighty, and the kitchen cooker heats the dorm..."
    tp k, over a year agoRead review
    "For a quiet night's sleep opt for a bed in one of the 8 bed dorms."
    Jeniba, over a year agoRead review