This 5-star Donegal Hostel is situated in a stunning corner of Ireland in County Donegal. The Youth Hostel 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. We are the ideal base for all your walking and touring needs. From here, visit the village beach resort of Bunbeg and Bloody Foreland.

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 Nachung and Errigal Mountain with views from every window.

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 tranquility. Energy saving devices such as wood burning stoves are also incorporated into the building.Recycling is encouraged throughout the hostel. If you are interested in hillwalking, hiking, or fishing you will be in your element in this stunning corner of Ireland.
Our hostel manager Ann and her staff. will give you a warm Irish welcome when you arrive at Errigal Hostel!

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  • Eco-tourism
  • Nature-lovers
  • Relaxing
  • Culture

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Très beaux paysages mais par temps humide il est impossible de quitter les routes. Les 3 itinéraires de promenades proposés s'avèrent beaucoup trop boueux (tourbières). Magnifiques sentiers balisés et accès gratuit au Glenveagh National Park sauf visite château. A revoir : Insonorisation portes chambres : on entend tout ce qui se passe dans le couloir et dans les sanitaires communs surtout en présence de groupes peu respectueux des autres hôtes.


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Sat 19 Sep 2015