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Strandhill Lodge, Hostel & Surf School

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 4 nights in Strandhill and now I'm glad to share my experience with other travelers: this is a very nice hostel, clean and quiet, just in front of the Strandhill beach. The four bed dormitory is very comfortable (the room is big and bright), the beds are clean, as well as the showers and the toilets. The kitchen... More 

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Thank Francesca G
Borgo San Lorenzo, Italy
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Very nice hostel, clean and comfortable bedrooms, the staff is really kind and the breakfast is delicious. It's near the seaside and you can have surf lessons at interesting prices. Alternatively you can have long walks along the sea or through the woods. Wonderful place!

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1 Thank Angela G
Shelburne, Canada
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

A clean hostel in this town that is a good deal for the money. The showers and bathrooms are clean but could use a couple of extra hooks for clothes. It had a great little meeting room and a place for everyone to chat at breakfast.

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Thank jmac992015
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Was attending a wedding close by, didint know what to make of the place but the staff were very friendly on check in room was clean and fresh en-suite v small but for the price it was a steal, and the breakfast was v nice all in all this is a little gem and kept really well I'll be back... More 

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Even though the first impression when walking through the door was not that good, I was positively surprised when I came into the room. Everything was clean and looked very nice (see picture) and the bed was very comfortable. Then it's only a 2 min walk to the beach, that's really great and the breakfast was ok, too. Unfortunately you... More 

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Thank Han N
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly personnel, but the room (lodge part) was old with loads of dust. The bed was very old and small with a soft mattress and the springs were pushing in our backs. We only stayed one night and went to another B&B for the remaining nights. Location very good close to the beach, but we did not find the room... More 

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Thank LarsMue
Brno, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

I really enjoyed my stay in this hostel. I stayed for two nights here and it was a blast. The hostel is right next to the beach and has beautiful nature all around. Everything was nice and clean. The best part was the staff tho! Everyone was extremely sweet. Thank you!

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1 Thank ocenvo
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Over night stay. Double en suite bedroom with tea and coffee making facilities. Beds were comfortable and clean. Self service breakfast was a good idea but for those who got to the table later, would have been greeted with the dirty dishes. Very noisy outside due to young people talking about their own travels whilst smoking,was the only thing wrong.

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Thank madmanxcow
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Not overly impressed with the attitude of the manager. Almost felt like I'd committed a crime by being a single traveller and booking a room rather than opting for the dorm. The room was comfortable enough, albeit somewhat dilapidated and small. Breakfast was fine. Way overpriced for what you got.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

I did not expect too much for a hostel accommodation but I was very impressed. The welcome was personal and friendly and was available as we arrived. An Italian host was very engaging and helpful and took time to show us the facilities and make us welcome. The room was clean, bright and perfectly good value equipped with the basic... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SurfnStay:Lodge, Hostel, Surf School, Camping. Located next to world famous surf beach on Wild Atlantic Way. Surf, stay and have a great time with us. Family-run establishment with a friendly, cozy environment ideal for surfers and beach lovers alike. Our Surf School welcomes surfers of all experience levels and offers a wide range of outdoor activities around the northwest. Drop in and relax in our Lodge or Hostel & Surf School ... more   less 

Additional Information about Strandhill Lodge, Hostel & Surf School

Address: Shore Road, Strandhill, Sligo, Ireland (Formerly Surf n Stay)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Sligo > Sligo > Strandhill
Price Range: €33 - €50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Only some rooms have private bathrooms and sea views so check when you book.”
 of 5 bubbles lasthol, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room with an attached bathroom, sharing one in a B&B is a pain”
 of 5 bubbles laurenp166, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for an en suite room close above the dining room if wifi is important to you”
 of 5 bubbles C1531EBmaryb, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“can have a partial ocean view from the front side of the hostel in some cases”
 of 5 bubbles _tripped_up_9021, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are clean and Tidy!”
 of 5 bubbles 411Chris, 8 Aug 2014 | Read review
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