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Dooey Hostel

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25 Sep 2016
“Lovely and charming hostel”
7 Sep 2016
“Fantastic wee gem in beautiful surroundings”
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Ireland > County Donegal > Glencolmcille
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Dooey Hostel Glencolmcille, County Donegal
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"Need to walk for 1.5 km upwards from the village center so as to reach the hostel."
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"Some rooms are dorms so check when you are booking."
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"Don't be expecting fanciness or mints on yer pillow. This place is perfect for low cost, no frills..."
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"Although the rooms are old is there is a great atmosphere in this Hostel."
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