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Sligo, Ireland
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Benwisken centre is a fantastic hostel to stay in. The rooms are spotless the staff are very polite and extremely helpful. I would recommend this hostel to anyone wanting to do a weekend workshop or even stay while on holiday. The fire is cosy and the smell of turf burning is lovely. Their kitchen has all the amenities you... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Just had a brilliant weekend at Benwiskin centre. We were a party of 14, mixed age groups and had the centre to ourselves. The centre is spotlessly clean, with well equipped kitchen and large common room (with peat fire if required!) The bedroom accommodation, with ensuites, is well above 'hostel' standard. The surrounding area is quiet and of exceptional natural... More 

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Thank Ronnie181
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Our group booked out Benwiskin for the whole weekend. It was perfect. The main meeting room was ideal for our group's activities - yoga, music, chatting etc. Kitchen, dining room, bedrooms, bathrooms, gardens, children's play area all excellent. And what a location... 5 minutes to Mullaghmore beach in one direction, 5 minutes to incredible Benwiskin mountain in the other. Where... More 

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Thank Shay1089
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stayed two nights at Benwiskin Centre. Lovely big ensuite room. Very clean and comfortable. Kitchen facilities extensive with large fridge, freezer, cookers etc. Everything you could think of! Staff were lovely to deal with yet left us alone. Lovely to see the centre used by the community during the day and in no way did this interfere with our stay.... More 

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Thank Martha1203
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Been going to The Benwisken Centre since it first opened over ten years ago. Very friendly people. Beautiful, now maturing gardens. Secluded location, close to Mullaghmore. Peaceful stay. Highly recommended.

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Thank Jim M
1 review
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is a quiet escape that's safe, well managed with just the right amount of staff support. Great shared amenities. Spotlessly clean. Ideal for sole traveller or families.Beautiful setting. A marvellous haven

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Thank cary k
County Limerick, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

My son and his friends stayed in this hostel last night. It should not be called a hostel it is very comfortable and clean. The whole site is kept in perfect order. The staff are very accommodating and helpful they could not do enough for you. It is a bit remote so if you are not driving bring whatever you... More 

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Thank stoneagecrecora
Buncrana, Ireland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant and helpful staff. Everything was very tidy and clean. Beds were comfortable and soft. Liked a lot! Would recommend for everyone! Relaxing,peaceful and beautiful place beside the mountains.

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Thank viesis2016
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

This was a great place to stay - my friend and I had a room with a double bed and a set of bunk beds, along with our own bathroom. The people at the centre were very helpful with any questions/concerns that we had. Overall it was a great place to stay! :) Wifi was a little spotty, and only... More 

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Thank Ashley S
1 review
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Fab place to stay...had a family room with own bathroom....place was spotless and extremely comfortable.staff were friendly and helpful. Environmentally friendly and in a great location near to sligo and bundoran. ..liked it so much have booked to go back end of july

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Benwiskin Centre is located in Ballintrillick, North County Sligo and offers good quality self catering accommmodation for single travellers, couples, small and large groups (of up to 28 people), whole centre bookings. The Centre is EU Flower acredited since 2008 and has 6 bedrooms. All rooms have ensuite facilities.Things to do, within a 10 mile radius of the Centre, activities available include, beaches, suring/surflessons/blowcarting,hhorse riding lessons, carriage tours, golfing, cinema, bowling, amusement arcades, indoor play centre for the children. A little further from the Centre in Drumcliffe you can visit W.B. Yeat's Grave, Queen Maeve's Grave on Knocknarea mountain, a day trip to Eagles Flying in Ballymote, Irelands sanctuary for birds of prey and owls. There are many beautiful areas for walking or cycling from the Benwiskin centre and you can avail of our bicycle hire service. Why not enrol in a course at The Organic Centre in Rossinver whilst staying with us, the Centre isapprox. 30 mins from here.The area is steeped in history and flolklore. Neolithic cairns, standing stones, dolmans and ring forts estify to the reich heritage of the people who lived here for thousands of years. Also in the area there is a ruined abby, ancient graveyard and mass rocks, insustrial archaeology and som much more waiting to be explored.Mullaghmore village and beach resort is approximately 5 miles from The Benwiskin Centre, there are two hotels who offer a 10% discount on group meals for guests staying at the Benwiskin Centre. Cliffoney Village is approximatley 3 miles from the centre, there is a local supermarket,traditional public house, restaurant which offers a 10% discount for groups staying at the centre,a post office,a hair dressing salon, and church. Bundoran seaside holiday resort is 9 miles from the centre. Ireland West Airport - Knock is 48 miles from the centre. ... more   less 

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Address: Ballintrillick, Ballintrillick, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Sligo > Ballintrillick
Price Range: $43 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Views of lovely Benwiskin mountain”
 of 5 bubbles R7138PGmartinam, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“good selection of double or family rooms or dormotories”
 of 5 bubbles Ronnie181, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“nice mix of family rooms or dorm rooms, all clean with en-suite bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles Shay1089, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Google the Benwiskin Centre you won't be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles R7138PGmartinam, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“It is hostel accommodation so their are dorm rooms available. We had a very suitable family room with double bed and set of bunks.”
 of 5 bubbles dennydoo, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
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