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Cong Hostel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Camped here last August. The family running the campsite couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. The facilities were spot on and the kids really enjoyed the playground. Will absolutely be back this summer.

Thank Tom C
Colne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We arrived at reception at about 3pm to be checked in by a girl in her pyjamas who said she was studying! She told us all the grass touring areas were unavailable as it had been raining (not an unusual occurrence in Ireland) and we had to park on the road at the top of the site, which overlooked the...

Thank Dianne B
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Cong is a beautiful village and the locals are really warm and friendly. However this hostel a must to avoid. Other than the fact that you have to pay to use the showers, a creepy Englishman lingered about the place and some of the bed sheets had semen stains on them.

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We arrived at this location for our 'glamping' experience unaware that it was actually part of a hostel and camp ground. We were abruptly shown are 'glamping' tent and the facilities by the owner. I would say the only thing 'glamourous' about this camping experience is the fact the tent is already set up.... other than that all it really...

Thank lals18
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This wasn't a bad camping site and majority of the staff were nice, however our trip was ruined by the owner (at least i think it was the owner) of the site. From the time we arrived he was very ignorant and rude. We booked online at a set price and when we arrived he tried to charge us more...

1Thank ber478
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Ok hostel. Expect basic comfort and normal price. Owners are polite, but looked a bit tired at the end of the season (which I understand). Kitchen is basic, tv room is basic. Everything is there, but not a very warm atmosphere. Not bad, not exceptionally good.

Thank Albert P
Ballymoney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We arrived at this hostel to find that they had no recollection of us booking. We booked via a booking website in March, and we were told it was "too long ago" for them to have a record, due to internet problems. Although the owner offered us dormitory beds and provided us with directions to a nearby B&B (which we...

Thank Amy M
State of Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Quite nice... not too expensive... There was a weird white-haired guy with English accent.. on the premises. We found him quite 'peculiar' , at odds with the ambience of the place. Please lose this guy, owners of Cong Hostel.!! Otherwise, we'd definitely like to come back

Thank Connie S
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

We spent a night in this hostel. Rooms are cleans and good equipped. The breakfast was easy (milk, coffee, bread, butter and jam) but everyone was friendly and openminded. The hostel is in a perfect position To reach all the main attractions of the little city. Good prices!!!

Thank Irene D
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is a camp site and hostel, very close to Lisloughrey Lodge on the grounds of Ashford castle. We stayed in a private ensuite room for 55 euros for the night. The room was very small. It was clean - towels provided. The mattress on the top bunk was very uncomfortable - springs sticking into your back. There is no...

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Address: Quay Road, Lisloughrey, Cong, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Mayo > Cong
Price Range: $35 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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