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    The Railway Hostel

    Achill Sound, Achill Island, Ireland
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 7 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was the most welcoming hostel on my trip - and the best hostel that I stayed at. I'm giving it an "excellent" rating, despite that we didn't have hot water for washing up!! Everything from booking our beds to leaving was brilliant. The lady...More

    Thank Becky S
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Nice old building situated at the old railway station, I believe it is where the station master used to live. The owner is such a lovely lady, she let us check ourselves in and then brought us a pint of milk for our breakfast and...More

    Thank 228brendanr
    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...More

    Thank michael k
    A TripAdvisor Member
    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...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    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...More

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    • Ireland >
    • Western Ireland >
    • Province of Connacht >
    • County Mayo >
    • Achill Island >
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