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Cnocnafeola Centre - The Mourne Lodge

Hostel | Bog Road, Atticall, Kilkeel, Northern Ireland BT34 4HT

89.0% Overall Rating

27 out of 29 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (28/07/2014)

Dee Nolan thinks…

"A wonderful home from home in a stunning location. Mairead is one of the nicest ladies one can meet and made our stay even more special :)"

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  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 7.55

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 7 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 17:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Kilkeel?

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The 31 bed center boasts excellent budget guest accommodation. All rooms are en-suite with a mixture of private & shared rooms. There are laundry facilities, self catering, a lounge, restaurant, extra showers, a BBQ & patio area, free WiFi, and a wood burning stove. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)


8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Deluxe Double Mountain View (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

Deluxe Twin Mountain View (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

Triple Mountain View (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included, Self-catering

About Cnocnafeola Centre - The Mourne Lodge

Visit this fascinating corner of Ireland steeped in history, hike the old smuggling route across the mountains, play golf, go fishing, visit scenic coastal villages or kayak, bike, even mountain board the Mournes!
Visit Lough Shannagh, The Silent Valley, Cranfield Beach and a Greencastle Castle a Norman Castle.

Local information pack and detailed maps have been prepared for each bedroom outlining the walks and the archaeology features of the area.

The Centre is proud to announce that it has won a Northern Ireland Tourism Award for the best Non-Serviced Accommodation. This is a great achievement for such a small voluntary community business. We look forward to showing off our award to all who visit us!

In our Restaurant we offer you fresh local food and use Fair Trade Products where appropriate. We use bio degradable detergents and cleaning materials. We ask our guests to participate in our environmental policies such as water, energy saving measures, recycling and safe disposal of waste.

Please note: The centre is closed from 11am - 5pm daily!

The reception is open from 5 pm - 8pm daily! Guests who arrive outside of this time need to inform the property!

Accommodation Information

The Mourne Lodge (Cnocnafeola) has eight bed rooms with en-suite facilities sleeping up to 31 people. There are 1x3 private rooms and 4x4 shared bed rooms and 1x 8 bed room.

All bedrooms are comfortable with good quality bed linen, duvets and pillows. Hot showers are always available and in the winter heating is tailored to your needs.
There is a self catering kitchen as well as a restaurant on site. Meals need to be booked in advance.

Breakfasts should be booked in advance and start from £5pp for continental and £7pp for cooked. Continental breakfast includes fresh fruit salad, selection of cereals, selection of breads, porridge and tea/coffee. Cooked breakfast includes sausage, bacon, egg, beans, mushroom, soda bread, toast and tea/coffee.
Washing machine and tumble dryer are available at an extra cost.

Free safe parking, 52 inch TV with DVD player, washing machine and tumble dryer at an extra cost.

One mile from the Silent Valley.
3 Miles from Kilkeel.
Express Check-In.
Rural bus transport.
Free secure car parking.
Self-catering kitchen.
Free WiFi.
Free Maps/Walks.
Free bicycle hire (when available)
Free tea and coffee.
Free soup in the winter months.
Free bottles of water for drinking.
Wet gear to hire.
Picnic basket to hire.
Folding chairs to hire for your picnic.

Location Information

The Mourne Lodge (Cnocnafeola) is located outside the small fishing town of Kilkeel and 1 mile from the Silent Valley one of Northern Ireland's famous beauty spots.
The center is located in the middle of Atticall village close to the local school and supermarket which has all you will need for your stay.
In the village there is a church and petrol pumps should you require this service.

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