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Errigal - Co Donegal YHA

Errigal, Dunlewy, Errigal, Ireland

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Our 5-star Errigal Hostel is situated in a stunning corner of Ireland in County Donegal.

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Errigal Hostel

Hostel Errigal

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Errigal Youth Hostel
This luxury Donegal Hostel is situated in a stunning corner of Ireland in County Donegal. It lies at the foot of Donegal's highest mountain, Errigal and is on the The Wild Atlantic Way. The Poisoned Glen is a short walk and Glenveagh National Park & Castle only 20min drive away. We are the ideal base for all your walking and touring needs. From here, visit rugged hills and pristine sandy white beaches.
Errigal Youth Hostel features large family bedrooms built in a mezzanine fashion suitable for 6 people per room. All twin bedrooms are en-suite with more 4-bedded rooms available all with their own bathroom outside of the room. overlooking Loch Nacung.
The hostel features all the usual characteristics of a top rated hostel including a self catering kitchen, large common room with free tea and coffee all day and a cosy room for those who wish to relax and enjoy the tranquillity of one of the remotest communities in Europe. Energy saving devices such as wood burning stoves and recycling initiatives are also incorporated into the building.
Our hostel manager Ann and her staff will give you a warm Irish welcome when you arrive at Errigal Hostel.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 14:00 and 20:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 20:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room


  • Elevator / Lift

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 27 Feb to 31 Oct

From 09:00 to 21:00
From 14:00 to 20:30

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 00 353 749531180

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Dunlewley Centre (1 to 2km)
  • The Glenveagh National Park (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Perfect location , very close to Mt Errigal and airport. Very handy shop just next door. Great base to explore from. Modern warm expansive building , with a great drying room and common room to relax in . Staff very helpful , friendly and accomadating.


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Sat 05 Jan 2019

The staff was very helpful! We appreciated the drying room for our wet clothing. The kitchen was well-appointed, and we enjoyed watching a DVD in the spacious lounge. The location was ideal for exploring the national park.


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Mon 17 Sep 2018

lovely location and views across the mountains


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Fri 07 Sep 2018

Glad you got to experience our spectacular scenery! Thanks for choosing to stay with us.

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Errigal Hostel, Hostel Manager

Sun 09 Sep 2018

Fantastic facility in a stunningly picturesque setting. Katrina a gracious host who made special effort to assist me with travel ideas and plans.


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Tue 10 Jul 2018

Thanks for the kind words - we agree it is all stunning - our setting and our staff!

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Errigal Hostel, Hostel Manager

Thu 12 Jul 2018


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500 m)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (500m - 1km)
  • Mountainous Area (3 to 5km)
  • National / State Park (3 to 5km)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (More than 10km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake
  • Supermarket / Food store (At or next to the hostel)
  • Theatre (More than 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

18km to Donegal Airport. 150km to Sligo Airport. 52km to Derry Airport
For most buses closest stop is 3 miles. Cronan Mac Coaches are the only one that stop at the hostel
There is free guest parking for both cars and coaches at the hostel

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