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Strandhill Lodge, Hostel & Surf School

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I liked the room and the bathrooms but it was awfully cold in the hostel...no heating at all. We didn't have breakfast although it was supposed to be included in the price. The location is good and the receptionist who showed us the room was helpful. However, the lack of breakfast in the morning was annoying.

1Thank EireneZ
Emerald, Australia
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Friendly owners, cheap and cheerful. It is very much geared towards summer tourists and there wasn't much to do in December. A good place to stay for a night or two but not for a longer stay. Breakfast is toast and cereal and instant coffee/tea. More suited for backpackers than older visitors.

Thank Roslyn C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The stay could have been overall nice, but there were a few negative points. The birds were confortable, and the small room was cozy and warm. But the bathroom was ridiculously small, and you almost had to open the door to go from the toilet to the shower. The bathroom was in need of a good cleaning/renovation. The continental breakfast...

Thank jdlac
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We stayed in the B&B that was part of the hostel and surf school. The room was wonderful and the people running the place were amazing. We took surf lessons from Eddie and he was brilliant, if we didn't have a reservation in Galway for later that night I would have loved to stay in Strandhill and explore more of...

1Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

We are too old to surf, but enjoyed talking with the students. Was close in to visit all of the sights we wanted to visit in the area. Good room, wifi, and breakfast. Good restaurants in the area and the surf can be dramatic. I recommend heartily.

Thank Don O
Recife, PE
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Amazing atmosphere. The staff was great, the breakfast was simple but good and the price was fair. Facilities were simple but clean and comfortable. The beach is beautiful and the location is great. It would be a pleasure stay in this hostel again.

Thank raissaguimaraes
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here, mostly because the staff was great. It was a good place to stay as a solo traveler because everyone was very inviting and kind. Most of the staff lives in the hostel, so there is a great family atmosphere. Rooms are clean. Beds are comfortable. The showers aren't great, but the price point is good...

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We stayed in the guest house next door to the hostel. Both are located right on the Main Street, so park the car up when you stay and walk everywhere. The beach is 100 yards from the door. The rooms in the guesthouse are clean and comfortable. We had a twin and a single, one wasn't en suite, but for...

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Located near the beach and shops and bar which is handy. Clean and tidy facilities. Bathrooms could do with some attention. Friendly chill staff. 15min bus ride to Sligo town which is easy enough. Surf lessons are on the expensive side so I didn't do it plus the weather was horrible. Overall nice stay at the beach

Thank Kate C
Aix-en-Provence, France
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Thank you very much to Michael and the team. We had a very nice stay at the camping from the hostel. We enjoyed staying there. We had access to a barbecue and could stay all day after the surfing lessons. It was very nice. See you soon 😊

Thank verojako

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SurfnStay:Lodge, Hostel, Surf School, Camping. Located next to world famous surf beach on Wild Atlantic Way. Surf, stay and have a great time with us. Family-run establishment with a friendly, cozy environment ideal for surfers and beach lovers alike. Our Surf School welcomes surfers of all experience levels and offers a wide range of outdoor activities around the northwest. Drop in and relax in our Lodge or Hostel & Surf School ... more   less 

Additional Information about Strandhill Lodge, Hostel & Surf School

Address: Shore Road, Strandhill, Sligo, Ireland (Formerly Surf n Stay)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Sligo > Sligo > Strandhill
Price Range: $48 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Only some rooms have private bathrooms and sea views so check when you book.”
 of 5 bubbles lasthol, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room with an attached bathroom, sharing one in a B&B is a pain”
 of 5 bubbles laurenp166, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for an en suite room close above the dining room if wifi is important to you”
 of 5 bubbles C1531EBmaryb, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“can have a partial ocean view from the front side of the hostel in some cases”
 of 5 bubbles _tripped_up_9021, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are clean and Tidy!”
 of 5 bubbles 411Chris, 8 Aug 2014 | Read review
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