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    Rainbow Hostel

    Doolin, Ireland
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    Overview
    • Excellent82%
    • Very good11%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “common room” (25 reviews)
    “rock climbing” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Kitchenette
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    1 - 5 of 195 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I stayed at the Rainbow Hostel for a few nights last New Year's, and I was treated very kindly by the people who run it. They are very friendly! The rooms were clean and comfortable and it is in a good location. I would recommend...More

    Thank Felipe G
    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    We stayed for 3 nights at the Rainbow Hostel and would have stayed longer. The rooms were bright and colorful and there was always a fire burning. It is the homiest hostel I have ever stayed in. The beds were comfortable and everything was very...More

    Thank 830VickiW
    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    Stayed here with three friends during a cycling holiday through Galway and Clare. This was the best hostel we stayed in, very cozy, with a wood fire in the common room that made us feel welcome when we arrived in drenched. The room we stayed...More

    Thank ppmoore
    Reviewed 30 August 2017

    First time staying here. They give you a towel, breakfast and a great room with super comfortable beds, all for 20€!!! Can't beat that! Would recommend to anyone. Owners super kind and helpful. Perfect location for pub crawl, biking, hiking or rock climbing. Cliffs of...More

    Thank BelindaH44
    Reviewed 19 August 2017

    At first we wanted to stay only 2 Nights...but we fell in Love with that Place. It´s not luxury but absolutely heart warming. The owners are so cool and authentic...and if you ever need help they will do their best. Mattie knows a lot about...More

    Thank onionsloth
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 40 - US$ 47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • 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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    Room Tips
    "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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