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The Connemara Hostel

Hostel | Leenane, Connemara, Ireland .

87.0% Overall Rating

124 out of 133 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/09/2014)

Heather Sides thinks…

"The property was absolutely stunning! Easy access to the water and beautiful view of the mountains!"

Read all The Connemara Hostel reviews


  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Wake-up calls
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

The Sleepzone Shuttle is available for private hire, subject to availability, please contact us after booking for further details.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:30

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Connemara?

Contact us directly


The Connemara Hostel is part of the West of Ireland's award-winning Sleepzone Hostel Group.

It is spectacularly situated in the heart of Connemara overlooking The Killary – Ireland’s only fjord.

It's the best located, highest-rated, best value hostel in Connemara.

It's a great base for some of Ireland's most spectacular walks, hikes, bikes and drives. Read more

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About The Connemara Hostel

Built in the late 1800s it has now been converted into one of the most comfortable hostels anywhere in Europe. It has over 100 beds in 21 en-suite rooms – both private and dormitory.

The Connemara Hostel has some fantastic facilities; residents’ bar with wine license, free Internet and Wi-Fi access, DVD room and big screen, self-catering kitchen, barbecue terrace, outdoor camping facility, its own tennis court, bicycle hire and access to a range of organized outdoor adventure pursuits on its doorstep.

The Connemara Hostel also offers camping facilities for €12 per pitch and first person. €7 per person in same tent thereafter. Shower, lounging facilities & free Internet included. No reservation necessary - just come along with your tent!

Location Information

6kms (kilometres) from the village of Leenane - just off the N59 which links Galway-Clifden-Westport.

The hostel is 1km (kilometre) off the main N59.