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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great location just at the end of the Greenway with a short walk across the bridge to the village. Warm and friendly owner Would recommend the hotel across the road from the hostel for pub grub/breakfast. Very very basic hostel but can't complain given the extra reasonable prices. There are two twin rooms which are a little dearer than the... More 

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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

My first time to stay in a hostel and hopefully the experience can only get better. The owner is very nice and friendly and it was warm. That is the only good thing I can say. The place is very basic needs a "lick of paint" and new furniture needed badly. We came back Saturday evening to an incredibly bad... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

An old railway station, converted to a hostel, located on the water just before the bridge to Achill. We were greeted by the friendly proprietor who could not have been more welcoming. She made us a cup of tea and gave us information about the area. Our sizable, private double room had two comfortable beds, chest of drawers, two chairs,... More 

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Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

The hostel is in a great location at the end of the greenway cycle path and the gateway to achill island! The lady in charge of the hostel was friendly too! The only real negative about the place is it lacks a bit if cleanliness overall. The showers, basins and toilets didn't get cleaned during our stay and the recycle... More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Last year I spent 2 nights here, this year 3. It's a fantastic location to get to the start if the Achill Ultra (though I only ran the half marathon!) The owner is nice, has time to explain the island to you, and cares for the hostel constantly. If you have a question she pops by in minutes! I've stayed... More 

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Address: Achill Sound, Achill Island, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Achill Island > Achill Sound
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