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Aille River Hostel

Overall Rating
94%
Cliffs of Moher and the Burre
Doolin
Doolin, Ireland
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Certificate of excellence 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2010 by TripAdvisor. Voted 'Best Hostel in Ireland' 2008 & runner up 2009, 2010 by Hostelworld guest reviews. Voted 'Best Independent Hostel' in Ireland by the IHH 2009, 2010 & 2011 and 'Best IHH Village Hostel' in Ireland 2009, 2010 & 2011. Approved by Irish Tourism Board. The IHH hostels group and Hostels of Europe. This 300 year old renovated cottage is situated on a quiet road beside the Aille River, in the centre of Doolin. A perfect spot for your stop over or extended stay in the area. You will experience a warm friendly atmosphere in our old world surroundings. Visit the sights of Clare or just chill out by the river during the day, then relax by the turf fire or check out the local pubs in the evening. Hostel facilities and price include fully stocked self-catering kitchen with free tea, free hot showers (24 hours),free linen, free laundry, including washing powder. Free internet access with wi-fi. Free maps and tourist info, free safety lockers, free parking. Towels for hire. Breakfast for a small fee. We encourage traditional music sessions and many musicians stop over with us regularly. Live music can be heard or played in the local pubs McDermotts, McGanns, Fitzpatrick’s and O'Connors only 5 minutes walk away. The hostel provides clean, comfortable dormitory rooms for 4, 6, 8 persons. We also have family rooms en-suite and private rooms for couples - Camping is also provided with full use of hostel facilities. No lock outs or curfews. Hostel staff will be happy to inform you of local sights and activities including: Aillwee Caves, Burren Heritage Centre, Cliffs of Moher, Doolin Cave, castles, forts, Celtic ruins, golf, hiking, rock climbing, Poulnabrone Dolmen, surfing, fishing spots, trips to Aran Islands, bus and travel information. - Cancellations within 48 hours- no payment. - Reception opens from 9.00am - 8.30pm - Check in time not to be later than 8.30 P.M. - You will be requested to call one day before arrival with your travel details. Cash only on arrival (Caution: there are no banks or cash machines in Doolin).