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The Burren Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

The hostel actually looks quite nice, it used to be a hotel. However the condition of the rooms are pretty bad. Like holes in doors and showers working poorly, not very clean either. Staff is nice though. Want a private room? Then this place is way to expensive.

Thank Inge P
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The hostel looks lovely from outside. The rooms are of good size. Each multiple-bed room has its own bathroom. Bathrooms were quite old and showers not in best condition (the way they looked). Nice breakfast room and TV room with fire place. You have to wash the used cutlery yourself. Directly next to nice tavern & bus stop. Bus only...

1Thank Benjamin R
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is a nice place for a warm bed. The man at the front desk was really friendly. My only issue was we didn't have that warm of water for showers. The breakfast was really good and the kitchen was clean so this place definitely meets all the minimum requirements of a good hostel.

Thank Amena317
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Pros: Great staff. Helpful and friendly. Nice common areas pretty location. Within walking distance to town. Cons: Rooms not the cleanest. "Breakfast" was minimal (rice crispies+white bread). Would have been nice to have screens on the windows to let in fresh air w/out all the bugs/midges. Shower barely a trickle. Water was hot but pressure very poor. Hard to take...

1Thank sjmegy
Valencia, Venezuela
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Nice place, good services, really nice people. 100% recommended! The kitchen is big enough if you want to cook your dinner. 15 min away from the Cliff of Moher. If you want to be relax and in a quite place, call them.

1Thank Cesar S
Treviso, Italy
Reviewed 21 January 2016

My Friend and I stayed here for a couple of nights in april, and still remember our time there with pleasure. The place is super cute, the people very helpful, and it has been an amazing experience for us.

1Thank saphira92
Cork, Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with some friends for a weekend. The hostel was cheap and basic but ideal for what we needed 👍🏻 reception were helpful and facilities were clean, with extra towels if required. Also we weren't hunted out straight away at checkout time which was ideal after a heavy night before.

2Thank Ger F
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Excellent hostel in a great location with fabulous staff. Very good value for money also. I would thoroughly recommend staying here. Its a great base for travelling around the Clare coast with lots of fab places to visit.

2Thank Elsmo
Reviewed 1 September 2015

First time in a hostel! !! Must admit a bit apprehensive, booked a 6 bedroom dorm for my family, was very basic but for what we needed for one night was fine. . 3 sets of bunkbends plus on suite . ..staff friendly use of kitchen facilities was excellent was able to bring in own food and prepare although we...

1Thank emdIreland
Weybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed for one night as a family of 4 in a bedroom with own bathroom. Once we opened the door to our room a moldy&moist smell hit us and even though we opened the windows immediately it never went away. The bathroom is old and could use an update so could the carpet. After being outside all day in...

Thank eon345

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Part of Galway's award-winning Sleepzone Hostel group. Great base for The Cliffs of Moher, walking in The Burren, surfing at beaches in Fanore and Lahinch. Across the road from some of the region's best Food & Drink in The Wild Honey Inn; The Burren Smokehouse and The Roadside Tavern (great traditional music nightly in summer and weekends all year) - with its new Burren Brewery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Burren Hostel

Address: Doolin Rd, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Lisdoonvarna
Price Range: ₹ 1,521 - ₹ 7,097 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“Ask for a spare blanket as some rooms are colder than others”
W4289POnicolac, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“big kitchen”
215cesars, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All seem fine”
Elsmo, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had a 2 bed room... with bathroom to ourselves...”
HelenaO155, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I doubt there are any rooms unaffected by the noise.”
jackiew194, 22 Jun 2014 | Read review
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