Doolin Hostel



Fisherstreet Clare DoolinSee nearby area


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Close to the bus stop, this excellent facility has a range of beds in four- and eight-bed rooms plus private rooms (with bathrooms) that range from simple to rather posh. It has a good cafe and nice gardens. The charms of Fisherstreet are steps away.

Our independent authors have visited Doolin Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Doolin.

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The 1st hostel to Achieve Gold with Green Hospitality Awards and we are Gold Level with Tripadvisors Green Leader Programme.

FREE Breakfast
FREE Internet Access (printing available at reception)
FREE WIFI in all rooms
Free 24 hour hot Showers
Full Self Catering Kitchen and Laundry,
Stove Fires in Living rooms
Cafe (April to October) specializing in Great Coffee, Home Baking, Local Produce and Irish Craft Beers, Bus Eireann Ticket office and Bus Stop
Tourist Information en-site.

At the Start of the Cliffs of Moher Coastal Trail, 100m to O'Connors Pub (Famous for Irish Music). Nearest hostel to Doolin Pier for Ferries to Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher Cruises. Explore the Burren , Doolin Cave, go Rock Climbing, Surfing, Cycling, Sea Kayaking and much much more
We cater for individual explorers, outdoor adventurers, couples, families, groups with separate accommodation available as well as group meals upon request.
Groups of 10 or more need prior approval from hostel and special conditions may apply.
Reception is open from 8am to 8.30pm, later arrivals are subject to late check in fee.
Taken over by Anthony and Deirdre Moloney in 2012 we are continually renovating the hostels two buildings adding more comfort and services for our guests to relax and enjoy. We try to work in an environmentally conscious way and make every effort to make improvements that minimize our impact on our beautiful local environment.
The hostel have a variety of rooms from 6 bed dorms, single doubles to family rooms suitable for 2 adults + 2-4 kids. All private rooms are ensuite and superior rooms are larger plus a king bed. Single, twin, triple and quads may have a combination of bunks and single beds. Family rooms have one double bed + single and bunk beds.
Doolin hostel is the idea place to stay to explore Doolin and surrounding area with in depth local knowledge at hand to guide you to all the local attractions, hiking trails, biking routes etc. Doolin is the home of Traditional Irish Music, with music nightly, With the famous Micho Russell Weekend the last week in February, Folk Festival in June + other special music weekends
Outdoor enthusiasts Doolin is the ideal place for hillwalking (Burren Way, Cliffs of Moher trail), Surfing (Crab Island, Lahinch, Fanore, Aileen(Experts only)), Cycling (Bike storage available), Kayaking, Horse riding. SCUBA, Caving, Cave Diving (green holes of Doolin), Kyte Surfing, Bouldering, Rent a bike (50 meters)
For those interested in History Doolin and its surround area is steeped in it from Methalic tombs (5000 years old), Castles, Ring Forts, Church Ruins etc. Doolin Heritage Trails, Monuments, Magical wells etc.
The Burrens stark beauty and fauna is something to behold with flowers from the Alps and the Artic sitting side by side. Starting in Doolin and working its way north a quick walk to Doolin Pier and you are in the middle of this Lunar landscape.

Services & facilities

  • Recreation
    • Bicycle Hire
    • Board games
    • Book Exchange
    • Cable TV
    • Common Room
  • Parking
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Free Parking
    • Parking
  • Breakfast
    • Breakfast Included
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Cafe
    • Meals available
    • Restaurant
  • Bureau de Change/ATM
    • Currency Exchange
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free Internet Access
    • Free WiFi
    • Internet Access
  • Housekeeping
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Linen Included
    • Washing machine
  • Luggage storage
    • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor space
    • Outdoor Terrace
  • Guest services
    • Tours/Travel Desk
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