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Glendalough International Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have stayed at this hostel so many times and always loved the experience! Met a couples great people there, the hostel is clean, the staff is class, the reception is open 24/7 and the included breakfast is nice.

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Glendalough International Youth Hostel has a great location for access to the National Park. It is easy to get to by foot from public transportation from Dublin. I wish I knew...that I should have brought food with me. The kitchen facilities are great but I...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Booked a 4 bedded room - spotless with ensuite and piping hot shower. Great full Irish breakfast (9euro) served up next morning incl juice cereal and bread/toast and as much tea/ coffee as you can drink. Cheaper mini breakfast also available OR cook for yourself...More

Thank michael k
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Visited hostel a lot over the years. Has gone down hill a lot. New management needed. Ants everywhere in room and bins always full. Getting very dated. More sockets needed a the wall. Price is way to much for what u get. Pic is of...More

1  Thank Francis K
Reviewed 3 May 2018

We had booked a private double room with ensuite. Our room had 6 bunks, with the other 4 unused, but was incredibly crowded. There was mould around the outside of the shower, and the toilet broke the first time we flushed it. The mattresses were...More

1  Thank KoalaLady_11
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Free Internet
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Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$ 58 - US$ 113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Vale of Glendalough > Glendalough Village
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Glendalough International Youth Hostel Vale Of Glendalough, County Wicklow, Ireland
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"Ask for extra duvets to place between yourself and the mattress so you don't feel the springs!"
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"Private room was quiet, comfortable, and good value. Bedding supplied"
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"corner rooms quiet"
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"Check in early if you can"
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