This friendly hostel is situated among beautiful scenery with panoramic views of the Connemara mountains and Ballynahinch lake.

This is a wonderful area for hill walking, cycling and fishing. Nearby are the scenic villages of Recess, Roundstone and popular Clifden. The Arran Islands and Inishbofin, the Island of legend and folklore can also be visited from nearby.

This traditional hostel is oozing with character. You'll find a big self catering kitchen, a spacious dining room and a homely common room with turf fire and beautiful views. The hostel has family rooms and bicycles can be hired there.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Nature-lovers
  • Unique atmosphere
  • Sightseeing
  • Volunteering

Green rating



A great ad for the original spirt of hostelling...the volunteers were the engine that did it all! Jenny baked and advised on walks and was a great manager...the two helpers were super too as was the other big guy from Dublin... Well done to these generous people.


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Mon 24 Aug 2015