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    Rainbow Hostel

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    Doolin, Ireland
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    Traveller (30)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (26)
    • Excellent82%
    • Very good11%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “common room” (25 reviews)
    “rock climbing” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 21 November 2013

    My wife and I drove over to Doolin on a whim en route to Sligo and could not have been happier. I had seen the Rainbow Hostel online while doing a little research on the area and so we just drove right to it. We...More

    Thank Phil070602
    Reviewed 24 October 2013

    I absolutely loved it. It was more hotel quality then hostel quality and in a perfect location. There is a lovely common room and kitchen for guests. The owners are so friendly and really want you to feel welcome and to enjoy yourself. The common...More

    Thank ciarammcn
    Reviewed 9 October 2013

    This has been the most pleasant of hostel stays we have ever experienced.Mattie and Carmel are the perfect hosts making us feel very much at home, relaxed and warm and comfortable.Mattie gave a very informative talk and showed slides of the local area. He answered...More

    Thank maree C
    Reviewed 6 October 2013

    I have stayed here with my partner for 3 nights in September on a 3-weeks travel through Ireland. I have been to maney hostels but I must say that this is one of my favourites. The people who run it are very friendly and helpfull....More

    Thank Linthie
    Reviewed 2 October 2013

    Carmel and Mattie are wonderful, friendly and knowledgeable people who will help you feel right at home in this hostel. They also own the B&B next door, so if they are not at the hostel when you arrive, check next door. We found the hostel...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Location
    • Ireland >
    • Province of Munster >
    • County Clare >
    • The Burren >
    • Doolin
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    Traveller (30)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (26)
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    "Away from road, but I still slept like a rock."
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    "apart from a hostel, there´s also a b and b run by the same people in case you want calmer rooms"
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    "Some rooms did not have good Wifi reception, but they are about to install a new system."
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    "Dorms are cheap and comfy"
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