Village Hostel

Location:          Doolin

                          County Clare


Phone:           +353 (0) 657074564     



Website:    www.flanaganshostel.com 

Contact:       Diane

Open Times:  


-located in tranquil village

-friendly, welcoming atmosphere

-clean and modern hostel

-close to major tourist attractions

-wide choice of rooms from

10-person dorms to double

en-suite rooms

-plenty of free parking

-washing and drying facilities

-free Wi-Fi access

-breakfast available for small fee

-cozy common room

-free bed linen

-free towels

-central heating

-wood-burning stove

-free hot showers

-self-catering kitchen with supplies

-no curfew

-two-minute walk to bus stop

-two-minute walk to local pubs

and restaurants

Things To Do In The Area:

-visit Cliffs of Moher

-enjoy Burren landscape

-visit Aran Islands

-enjoy traditional music

-visit Aillwee Cave

-enjoy the local pubs

-visit Poulnabrone Dolmen

-enjoy swimming

-visit Doonagore Castlle

-visit the pier

-take a boat trip

-visit the many shops

-enjoy Doolin Saturday Market

-enjoy pitch & putt

-visit local caves

-enjoy horseback riding

-visit Burren Centre in Kilfenora

-visit Doorty Cross - Kilfenora

-enjoy set dancing at Vaughan’s Barn

-visit Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb

-rent a bicycle

-visit Burren Perfumery

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The Flanagan family are from the Doolin

area and have been running the hostel since 1995.  Gerald Flanagan has a keen interest

in the local music tradition and heritage

of the region.  He is one of the founding members of the Doolin School of Music and actively teaches, plays and organizes traditional music classes in the local area.  He is also

involved in set dancing.  Instruments

that he plays includes the harmonica,

the spoons, and mandolin.

Directions From Lisdoonvarna

From the Square, head west down by the 'Roadside Tavern' and past the 'Burren Smokehouse' on the N67. Follow this road for 0.8 of a mile (1.2km). You will come to a bend in the road with a road off to the right. Take the right over a bridge then take a left. Stay on this road for 2.7 miles (4.3km) until you reach a T-junction with a church on the right. Take a left and we are 0.2 of a mile (0.3km) down this road on the left.

Directions From Doolin Petrol Station and Convenience Store

Head West from the petrol station down the R479 for 1.2 miles (1.9km). You will come to a crossroads with Fitz's Bar and Hotel Doolin on your right hand side. Take a right here. You will pass McGann's Pub on your left and McDermott's Pub on your right. We are 0.6 of a mile (1km) along this road.

GPS Coordinates

N 53.022493°

W 9.367905°


Dorm rooms - 15 to 19 euros per 

                         person per night

Private rooms - 19 to 22 euros

                         per person per night

                         for a double room

                         36 euros for a single


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