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Sleepzone @ The Connemara Hostel

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 1 October 2015

+ Nice hostel in picturecque place. A lot of space and big public rooms. Real peat chimney in dinig room wich is realy enjoyable in rainy days. Tolerant alcohol policy. - Pure aviability by public transport. You will defently need a car or at list a bike to visit places of interest all around

Thank Vladimir S
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. There was supposed to be a continental breakfast, but we could only find bread and jam... Worst of all: we could not sit in the dining for breakfast, because that was reserved for a group of teenagers/schoolchildren who were also staying at the hostel. We had to move to the bar while the schoolchildren were...

Thank Albert P
Paris, France
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Worst place ever, the Staff is so... french. No hot water in the showers, exept a few hours in the evening, they're encouraging customers to BUY drinkable water, and when you stay several nights, they're sending you in a new room everyday.... So you have to leave your stuff at the reception for 5 hours, with no one to check...

Thank Laura K
Ulverston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015

The views driving to and during the stay at the hostel were absolutely fantastic! The staff were very friendly and offered us great advice on where to go/things to do. The room was very big for just a twin room which was nice. Generally the room was very clean, with one stain on the carpet. One of the windows were...

Thank Jessica T
Tours, France
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Beautiful location in front of Killary fjord, staff welcoming and very helpful. Common rooms were nice and quite clean. Room was damp and smelly... the worst thing was no potable water for drinking, cooking and washing! So ask before going there if you need to bring water.

Thank adelauirlande
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Room was dirty, and very smelly. Beds were damp and the walls were stained and mouldy from damp. Disgustingly overpriced, cold and was not comfortable at all. It's such a shame as it's situated in a beautiful spot.

Thank ruafholtach
New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Great value, great location. Very friendly and accommodating staff. As far as hostels go, definitely nicer facilities than average, but still a hostel. Gorgeous secluded location, unusual for a hostel.

Thank AndrewGnyc
Osnabruck, Germany
Reviewed 6 May 2015

I stayed here as part of 3-week road trip and it was so great we extended our stay from 2 to 3 nights. The facilities are more than decent and we even had some wifi reception in our room - which offered a stunning view across the fjord. The staff was really great, they gave us a warm and hearty...

Thank Martin L
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Some friends and I stayed here after taking part in the turf warrior challenge - the location was perfect, really lovely idyllic area and close to the killary adventure centre. We stayed in a dorm room, it was clean and spacious and the en suite bathroom was very handy. I cannot compliment the staff enough - everyone was really friendly...

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Washougal, Washington
Reviewed 28 October 2014

My two nights at the Connemara Hostel were wonderful. The rooms were comfortable, the staff was incredibly attentive (but not overbearing,) and the view? Forget about it. They aren't kidding when they say it's right on the fjord! This is a truly fantastic place to stay if you're interested in getting away from the rabble of the big city. Whether...

Thank Rebecca F

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Connemara Hostel which opened in March 2005 is spectacularly situated in the heart of Connemara overlooking the Killary - Ireland's only fjord. It is part of Galway's award-winning Sleepzone hostel group, which has just won an award for 10th best group hostel in the world. It has 95 beds in 21 en-suite rooms - both private and dormitory. The Connemara Hostel has some fantastic facilities; residents' bar with wine license, free internet and wifi access, Big screen TV and DVDs, large self-catering kitchen and dining room, barbeque terrace, outdoor camping facility, tennis court, bicycle hire and access to range of organised outdoor adventure pursuits on its doorstep. The Connemara Hostel is the perfect Connemara base for outdoors enthusiasts, backpackers, families looking for a value for money base from which to explore Connemara, or anyone just looking to relax in this breathtaking landscape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sleepzone @ The Connemara Hostel

Address: Leenane, Ireland (Formerly Sleepzone )
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Leenane
Price Range: €35 - €59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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“Keep your windows closed in the evening to avoid attack of the midges.”
 of 5 bubbles H8080XFjessicat, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The twin room under the roof has a beautiful view!”
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 of 5 bubbles Morton89, 6 May 2015 | Read review
“I had the privilege of staying in both a 10 person dorm, and a private double room. Rooms in the main building (the private rooms, I believe) seem to be a little warmer.”
 of 5 bubbles 645rebeccaf, 28 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Pay the bit extra for a private room and bring your own towels!”
 of 5 bubbles LindaMostert, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Wifi in communal areas, none in room. our room was to the back - no real view but we were only in our room at night so it was irrelevant anyway”
 of 5 bubbles SamMcGettrick, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
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