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The Benwiskin Centre

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

I extended my sightseeing in beautiful Sligo in part due to this great community run hostel. It's quiet, out of the way, lovely kind staff... The location is away from the main coastline road and the perfect spot to rest in and explore from. Loved...More

Thank jewels154
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful hostel, warm clean and comfortable. It has excellent self catering facilities with a lovely clean kitchen and dining areas. It is in a rural area so transport of your own is desirable. The staff are most helpful. I will definitely be...More

1  Thank Mary F
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Warm clean and friendly (as always - I stay there every year). Check out the new Arroo Trail based at Glenade Community Centre about 5km to the east. Waymarked trail up towards the Arroo and Glenade cliffs.

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

This will be the third time our family has congregated at the Benwiskin Centre, this time to celebrate Christmas together and with family who live in the area. As always the rooms were warm, clean and comfortable, and as we mostly hire the centre exclusively...More

3  Thank Rachel O
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The Benwisken Center is a hidden gem nestled below majestic Benbulben. It's hostel type accommodation at its very best. Very comfortable, clean ensuite rooms suitable for groups or families. Good self catering facilities. The staff at the facility were excellent, very friendly and super easy...More

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The Benwiskin Centre is an ideal base for you, families or groups to explore the North West of Ireland. It is a 28 bed eco-friendly Holiday Hostel and Self Catering Accommodation Centre in the rural More village of Ballintrillick, approx 5 miles from Mullaghmore, one of the 'Signature Discovery Points' on the Wild Atlantic Way's long distance touring route. The Centre is located in a beautiful scenic rural location in the shadow of Benwiskin Mountain, part of Ireland's Dartry Mountain range, with the only tabletop mountain in Europe, Benbulben, within eye view. The Benwiskin Centre provides: Self-Catering Accommodation for individuals, families, groups. (Groups can hire the whole Centre) Packages for youth and student groups Hall available to hire for workshops Solemnisation of civil marriages Services include - Office and and laundry services (during office hours) Bicycle Hire Service The area is steeped in history and folklore. Neolithic cairns, Dolmans and Ring Forts testify to the rich heritage of the people who lived here for thousands of years. Diarmuid and Grainne’s cave, the highest cave in Ireland, is at the famous Gleniff Horseshoe just 10 minutes drive from the Benwiskin Centre. Foundations of an old Barytes Mill Site is at the base of the Gleniff Horseshoe Drive. At Keelogues Cemetary you will find the ruins of an Abbey and there are also Mass rocks within walking distance. There’s something for everyone; 7 beaches for you to choose from. In Sligo choose from Mullaghmore, Cliffoney, Streedagh and Strandhill. In Donegal, Bundoran, Tullan Strand and Rossnowlagh. Mullaghmore and Bundoran have became famous for surfing and what better place to stay than at The Benwiskin Centre to take advantage of this. If you’re into cycling and walking then you will not be disappointed - endless cycle paths and walkers trails to be explored. You can also hire out bicycles from our bike hire service at the Centre. The Benwiskin Centre invites you to come and experience the beauty of the North West of Ireland. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$35 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Sligo > Ballintrillick
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$35 - US$51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Sligo > Ballintrillick
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20 July 2017|
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Response from lukec962017 | Reviewed this property |
hi Barry they have two Gas bbq's and a great play area for the kids. really nice setting and very clean. really good value.
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"The dorm has just 8 beds to a big room, cleaned daily. Not overcrowded. The mattresses are soft and cozy...."
13 Jul 2018
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"they are all good"
23 May 2017
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"Six rooms, two with a double bed plus bunk beds and the others with up to four pairs of bunk beds. Photos..."
20 Apr 2017
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"Views of lovely Benwiskin mountain"
4 Nov 2016
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