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The Valley House Holiday Hostel & Bar

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Firstly, my family and I arrived to the hostel and there was no clue of where to go to pay for the night. After 10 minutes of wondering around a young employee begrudgingly assisted us. He took our payment for a 12 bed dorm, which we fully booked out. Then we were showed to our room and that was it....

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was our third trip to The Valley House Hostel during a trip to Achill Island and we love it. The Valley House is accessed by a dark slightly graveled road and the closer you get the stronger the smell of a peat fire becomes. Upon entering, this fabulous smell becomes even better and I really love the way the...

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1Thank cindy k
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The hostel is in need of a refurb as there is cracks and paint falling off the walls. wifi was poor in the dorm. I like that there was a pub in the hostel. Checked in easy and shown to our dorm. Clean sheets and wasnt too noisy. Breakfast was nice and good selection.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Fantastic evening of great food and music.Homemade soups and excellent pizzas along with great steak sandwiches.Well worth a visit. The Valley House itself is steeped in history and also pitch and putt course is a good way to build up ones appetite!

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1Thank macker59
Westport, Ireland
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Visited mid-afternoon, two families with children, and had a really enjoyable couple of hours in this very atmospheric venue. The children loved the Faerie Trail, allowing the parents to enjoy a relaxing pint before tucking into fresh, home-baked pizza. Wasn't sure what to expect of the pizza but this was good, very good. The buildings enclose a courtyard with an...

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1Thank QuietMan2010
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Out for a drive around Achill we'd been advised to seek out this bar for a pitstop. The venue has a gallery and gift shop as well as par 3 golf and a bar that serves food. Go for the chowder and wash it down some Achill Beer. I met my cousin later and told him where we'd been -...

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1Thank John S
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Looks very interesting, i would assume would be great for lone travellers or groups. Nice setting, seems to offer transport for kayaking, SUPing etc. Nice old school type bar. Staff member polite but not overly friendly, coffee not particularly nice however this isn't their business so would forgive that. I'll return to have a proper look around some day but...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old building fairy walk was nice and the food was enjoyable , people working there were really nice and friendly ! But the building itself is sublime ! ........they also have some guitars hanging on the wall near the fire place for anyone to use .

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1Thank David O
London, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to the bar for a bite to eat at lunch and was pleasantly surprised! My pizza was amazing and my boyfriend loved the soup and chicken sandwich! Staff was attentive and pleasant. Overall, a great little place to grab some lunch or dinner.

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1Thank kristin0202
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Valley house is a welcoming family hostel in Achill. The bar is warm, cosy and steeped in tradition. The new Faerie trail through the forest will enthrall children young and old alike. A fine restaurant is available for visitors.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tourist Hostel & Traditional Pub on beautiful Achill Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland. Historic Victorian house in scenic area close to beaches. Woodland Faerie Trail, Pitch & Putt course and fishing lake on our grounds. Music sessions, darts and pool in our pub. Warm, friendly atmosphere. Activities arranged, groups & individuals welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Valley House Holiday Hostel & Bar

Address: | Achill Island, Achill Island, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Achill Island
Price Range: €37 - €52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
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“This is a hostel with a pub attached so I honestly do not know how to choose a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles cindyk590, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book early for the best rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles keithl262, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Two person room ideal for a couple”
 of 5 bubbles michaelsN1755GW, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Best to be at the front of the house, away from the bar if you are a light sleeper or go to bed early.”
 of 5 bubbles nickbU7756XW, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“A hidden gem”
 of 5 bubbles seano693, 11 Nov 2014 | Read review
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