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The Burren Hostel

Doolin Rd, Lisdoonvarna, Ireland
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06/08/2017 07/08/2017
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Parking
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Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
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Doolin Hostel
375 reviews
#1 of 18 Speciality lodging in Doolin
 
Aille River Hostel
295 reviews
#2 of 18 Speciality lodging in Doolin
 
Elements Guest House
57 reviews
#2 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Lisdoonvarna
 
Rainbow Hostel
232 reviews
#4 of 18 Speciality lodging in Doolin
 
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Reviewed 20 June 2014

Our three-night experience at the Burren Hostel was great from beginning to end. The friendly and helpful staff did what they could to accommodate us and set the tone for a relaxing and welcoming stay. The dining room was comfortable, the kitchen well-equipped, and the...More

Thank Boar13
Response from SleepzoneManager, Manager at The Burren HostelResponded 12 July 2014

Thanks Boar13 for your super review - really appreciate it and it was a pure pleasure having you and your family stay here. We still talk about the fun the kids had that weekend - amazing how they don't need to have the same language...More

Reviewed 17 June 2014

My husband and I were traveling together on this trip and decided to stay in a couple of hostels for the low prices. This was a pleasant surprise! The place used to be a hotel and was remodeled to be a hostel. There was a...More

Thank cavaaller_85
Response from SleepzoneManager, Manager at The Burren HostelResponded 12 July 2014

Thank you so much for your wonderful review which I have passed onto our team. I agree that it is great value for money here. We are not a typical back packer hostel as we used to be a hotel and the gardens make it...More

Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

Stayed here two nights in mid May. Very clean, very friendly staff, hot showers, a better than average breakfast, decent Wi-Fi, quiet, and a pool table. Just a short walk from a great Irish pub and a few wonderful restaurants. Perfect compliment to our tour...More

Thank Gary Y
Response from SleepzoneManager, Manager at The Burren HostelResponded 13 June 2014

Hi Gary Thanks a million for staying for 2 nights - always nicer when someone stays on an extra night or 2. We pride ourselves in our breakfast and love the pool table, table football and the piano also. Yes, the Roadside Tavern is a...More

Reviewed 26 May 2014

As a family with young children we had an excellent stay at the Burren Hostel. Comfortable room with private bathroom. The kitchen was great and very well equipped for making your own dinner. Aveen, the cheerful hostess of the Burren Hostel gave us some great...More

Thank Lisanne E
Response from SleepzoneManager, Manager at The Burren HostelResponded 28 May 2014

Thank you so much Liseanne for the lovely review. We get a lot of families here from all over the world and we are thrilled that the children enjoyed themselves so that you could get a chance to relax while they were happy. The private...More

Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

Having taken a deep breath, it is time to share some superlatives. It all starts with a warm welcome from the reception staff. You get a feeling of home almost immediately. After you fill in a short registration card, you are shown the whole place...More

Thank Jan M
Response from SleepzoneManager, Manager at The Burren HostelResponded 21 May 2014

Thank you so much Jan for your amazing 5/5 review of our hostel - really appreciate your time you took to do this. A warm welcome is so important as first impressions are top of our priority list here. This hostel is our home and...More

Doolin Hostel
375 reviews
#1 of 18 Speciality lodging in Doolin
 
Aille River Hostel
295 reviews
#2 of 18 Speciality lodging in Doolin
 
Elements Guest House
57 reviews
#2 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Lisdoonvarna
 
Rainbow Hostel
232 reviews
#4 of 18 Speciality lodging in Doolin
 
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking
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  • US$28 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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  • Kitchenette
  • Number of rooms
  • 22
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  • Location
  • Ireland >
  • Province of Munster >
  • County Clare >
  • The Burren >
  • Lisdoonvarna
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jakeyjakerson
10 July 2016|
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Response from SleepzoneManager | Property representative |
Hi Jake, Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately, the Burren hostel does not have individual sockets and lights for each bunk. Kind regards Nicole
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"Ask for a spare blanket as some rooms are colder than others"
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