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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Clean and comfortable and inexpensive. Large clean common kitchen, free Wi Fi. The staff were great, the view of the ocean is amazing and the attached pub is fantastic...local music on the weekend and great food and drinks. (They take awhile to make White Russians but it is worth the boozy wait) The island itself is beautiful and great for...

Thank 265dennist
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 night's at the Go Explore hostel recently and had a fantastic time . The rooms were very spacious and spotless as was the entire hostel. The food was amazing compliments to the chef. All the staff were very friendly and made everyone feel very welcome and they enjoyed the craic with us all. The island itself is breath...

Thank maryrosemorris
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Our Wedding at Clare Island We held our Wedding reception for 64 people in the Go Explore Hostel in June 2016. It is a bit embarrassing to take so long to get around to reviewing our wedding reception from a venue point of view as to us it was a magical occasion. The time to write this has allowed a...

2Thank Robert L
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the hostel with a group of 20 hens. From the minute we arrived on the island we knew we were in for a weekend of craic. Carl ( who owns the hostel) collected our luggage from the boat and off we set. The hostel was spotless and very homely. We completely made ourselves at home. The rooms were...

Thank Aisling M
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Spent the weekend at the Go Explore Hostel for a hen party the hostel itself was lovely and felt very homely, bedrooms and bathrooms throughout the hostel were so clean I was very pleasantly surprised. The staff were so friendly they went above and beyond, the entertainment was brilliant and all the hens enjoyed the games. The bar staff possibly...

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Just back from a hen weekend at Go Explore Hostel. Fantastic from the begining! Friendly staff...fabulous food...spotless rooms! The staff were so accommodating with everything...from us taking over the common room to ensuring a piece of salmon was reserved for the hen for dinner ;-) thank you all so much for everything...I will definitely be back!

Thank RoloCrumble
Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I spent the weekend at the Go Explore Hostel for my Hen Party. I don't know where to begin, the staff at the Go Explore Hostel were fantastic they went above and beyond to make sure we had a fantastic weekend. The rooms at the Hostel were spotless and had bathroom which was super clean. We had a meal at...

Thank Lisa C
Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Came to Clare island for my sisters hen party, can't begin to thank the staff at Go Explore Hostel enough for all they did for us! They went above and beyond to help make our weekend special. The food was out of this world and so reasonable! Hats off to our chef pal! Rooms were perfect, super clean and each...

Thank mcsligo1
Pewsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We were greeted by Magnus at reception who was very helpful and friendly. As it was September we had a six bedroom for two with amazing sea views. The beds were very comfortable and clean. The shower was excellent. We dined in the restaruant on the first night had fish pie which was very good. The service was excellent and...

Thank philomenap
Reviewed 18 September 2016

If you are given the chance to visit Clare Island, the best you can do is to stay at the Go Explore Hostel with its Sailors Bar. Markus is the most welcoming and caring host ever, he will help you with anything you need. We spent such a great time with him, the team & the other guests, met wonderful...

Thank Lilli G

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Additional Information about Go Explore Hostel

Address: Clare Island, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Clare Island
Price Range: €25 - €48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ask if there is a band playing before you book! Suited to birthday parties/30ths/stags/hens etc...”
 of 5 bubbles Morealle, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room with a view/corner room.”
 of 5 bubbles O2408ZFerinm, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Take a walk up the road in the evening, before supper, and breath in the fresh air (we forget what its like)”
 of 5 bubbles RupertD562, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“they're all nice!”
 of 5 bubbles nomadnomore2013, 5 Oct 2013 | Read review
“We slept in the spacious family room which was great value and had it's own en-suite.”
 of 5 bubbles LizDarling, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
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