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Rainbow Hostel

Hostelworld.comUS$39*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The hostel is in an excellent location. It's only within walking distance from the main amenities in Doolin and public transport stops. It also has a large parking lot if you are driving in the area. The rooms are clean and the hostel has a homey feeling to it (kudos for the warm fireplace after a windy day in the...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I always stay here when I am rock climbing in the Burren. Lovely little hostel, very big kitchen and very well stocked. Rooms are nice and always clean. Will always chose this hotel when I am in the area.

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 24 October 2016

It's a very cosy hostel in Doolin village. The owners: Carmel and Mattie are very friendly and they also own a B&B that is located next to the hostel. They are helpful and nice. The hostel is very good located (around 2,5 km from the Doolin Pier) and can be a good start to visit Cliffs of Moher (about 16...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The room was quiet nice and there were towels and shower gel included. We drove from Shannon Airport by bus. Because the bus to Ennis was late we were afraid that we would miss the second one from Ennis to Doolin. But the driver of the bus ensured that it would wait. And even if we start with half an...

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Ortley Beach, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Absolutely loved this Hostel! It was roomy and clean and really quite central to many things in the area. Carmel is a lovely woman to deal with-so kind and helpful--as well as incredibly quick moving (make sure you keep up of you will lose her on the way to your room :-) ) And speaking of room, I loved mine....

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Switzerland
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The rainbow hostel was what i expected. The bathrooms are clean, so are the rooms, the location is good, you have a kitchen where you can cook and everything like that. The hosts are really nice and help you with every question! i can just recomend it!

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

So relaxing, both Carmel and Mattie have such a good outlook on running a Hostel. Lovely and clean. Great place to stay. So central, perfectly located to wonderful music pubs. The 3 Aran islands are close by and each of them are so worth a visit. Go see the cliffs of Moher from here, a special place!! Gary

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My friend and I had arrived in Doolin fairly late in the day and didn't feel like continuing on to our final destination. We hadn't planned on staying in Doolin for the night so we had no accommodation that evening. Thankfully, the hosts at Rainbow Hostel were super welcoming and had a couple beds for us to use. This place...

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Really nice clean modern hostel, from the very well equipped kitchen to the cosy living room and clean comfortable rooms. The welcome was warm and friendly. There was tons of useful local information about the local area.... including the Cliffs of Moher

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

We arrived at the hostel and I had requested the wrong dates, not including our first night. No problem. They accommodated us. Then I screwed up the rate and they helped us out with that. They provided rides to the pier, gave good advice on what do do, the place was clean and everything done with a smile. Couldn't be...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Rainbow Hostel

Address: Doolin, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Clare > The Burren > Doolin
Price Range: $50 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“Dorms are cheap and comfy”
ShayKitoff, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“friendly Staff, very good equipped kitchen, free light breakfast...”
AnnaZielinska, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are two rooms near the kitchen which are away from the larger dorm rooms, these would be the quietest in the place”
andymcdonnell1979, 1 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Checked most rooms on return visit. All kept cleaned and ready for next visitor. Food prep area well organised and again spotless. Very bright and welcoming. Thanking you for your hospitality Mattie and Carmel.....Gerry”
GBarrettIreland, 5 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Well the Hostel has a range of rooms available for people. I would ring ahead and book in advance giving your requirements.”
observerUKIre, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
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