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Rainbow Hostel

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  • Excellent82%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Carmel and Mattie have created an outstanding place to stay, their hospitality and helpfulness are unmatched. It's the perfect place to hike to the cliffs or to rent a bike from them to visit the Doolin cave. Everything is well taken care of and all...More

Thank Jean P
Reviewed 25 May 2014

On the way from Killarney to Bundoran I stayed at the Rainbow Hostel. I arrived around 4pm and as the weather was fantastic, I decided to hike to the Cliffs of Moher from Doolin. Matti who with Carmen, his wife, runs the hostel immediately offered...More

Thank Perry B
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We were thrilled to find such gracious hosts with a lovely place. Rainbow Hostel has just the right mix of simple setup with nice amenities. Carmel and Mattie were friendly and helpful, and we could walk down to McGann's for a delicious dinner. They even...More

Thank emmalouklues
Reviewed 14 May 2014

This place is excellent. Very well set up, with a great kitchen - multiple stoves, basins and plenty of storage room. The bedroom was very comfortable, with an en suite. Carmel and Mattie are also terrific hosts. Carmel helped us out with where to go...More

Thank Ellen N
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I stayed here two years ago and loved it. Nothing has changed. The bus stops outside. Mattie has bicycle hire and Carmen has scones. The rooms are clean and big enough. If you wash your laundry by hand, there is a clothesline outside. There is...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$39 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$39 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette
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"Away from road, but I still slept like a rock."
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"apart from a hostel, there´s also a b and b run by the same people in case you want calmer rooms"
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"Some rooms did not have good Wifi reception, but they are about to install a new system."
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"Dorms are cheap and comfy"
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