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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Went back to Tra Na Rosann and found great improvements. Yes it is still basic and yes it is not a bed and breakfast and it has dorms only. If you want to get away from it all, if you are fed up of TV programmes this is the place for you. The common room has a lovely open fire...

Thank Roberta R
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We've been here before and definitely will be back. This time we spent 4 nights in hostel. Very beautiful located, quiet, stress-free place - just 5 min walk to the beach, easy to climb hill just beside the hostel. Perfect place to watch the stars. With working fireplace it makes the hostel even more magical. In addition: kitchen fully equipped...

2Thank OnaOla
Roy M, Digital Marketing Manager at Tra Na Rosann Hostel, responded to this review

Hi OnaOla, Thank you for staying with us in Trá na Rosann and for taking the time to leave a review. You are making us want to leave the office and go there too!

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 June 2015

stayed recently in Trá na Rosann, to unwind and de-stress, the hostel is set in beautiful surroundings, its in a fantastic location to get away from it all and relax. The hostel is located on the Rosguill Peninsula, the scenery around Trá na Rosann hostel can only be described fantastic and all I can say is I had no complaints...

Thank tony_murray2
Roy M, Head of Marketing at Tra Na Rosann Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Tony. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and your batteries are fully recharged now.

Reviewed 18 August 2014

Amazing Stunning Donegal North Ireland setting. Basic comfortable, historical ( ask about that ! ), inexpensive, quiet, peacefull, friendly,warm very remote country hostel. Truly great walking and biking all around the hostel. Take your map and compass and take a few days to walk the wild Donegal headlands all around there. Secluded wild beach just 5 mins walk from the...

2Thank gerard k
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

I came across this hostel on internet. Read some reviews and like a fact it is the oldest hostel in Ireland opened since 1937. I stayed in this hostel for five nights. What I loved the most is its location. Very close to Rosses Strand (Yra Na Rossan beach) and other beaches. Nearest pub less than 3 km away. If...

4Thank AnnaKurcinova
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 1 August 2013

After 25 years I spent some days in this lovely hostel again. Very little has changed since my first stay here. A beautiful house, a great setting, great views, many hiking options, and a warm reception. I want to say thank you to the warden family, Ken and Ann, ant to An Oige, which keeps the house open to guests...

7Thank Andreas H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2013

When I arrived the hostel manager had just changed so things were not quite ship-shape but I still had a wonderful time as the new manager was very welcoming and flexible and helpful. The building itself was a country home once-upon-a-time and it shows - attractive rooms and communal areas and a great kitchen. Most impressive is the location near...

2Thank nigel a
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 September 2012

One of An Oige's (International Youth Hostel Association) wonderful old buildings - formerly an old hunting lodge designed by Edwin Lutyens - a British architect who is known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era - a basic hostel with a wonderful view to Tra na Rosann strand. No extras - the building speaks for...

4Thank jjaca
Reviewed 5 July 2012

This part of Ireland is just beautifull and with truley stunning views. The hostel is perched up on the side of a hill where you can view some of the best beaches on the island. There was at least one on view from any of the windows of this fantastic building which was in fact designed by the famous English...

5Thank fedok
Reviewed 12 December 2011

I have stayed there only once and surely go back. The place is incredible in all aspects and.. I am not saying more as I don't want to spoil it. Go and see yourself!

5Thank Roberta R

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Additional Information about Tra Na Rosann Hostel

Address: Downings, Downings, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Donegal > Downings
Price Range: €32 - €49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“All rooms are very nice”
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