We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Traveller (20)
Room & Suite (6)
Pool & Beach (2)
If you like this hotel, you might also be interested in
See all
Nearby Hotels
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Sep 2016
“Lovely and charming hostel”
7 Sep 2016
“Fantastic wee gem in beautiful surroundings”
If you like this hotel, you might also be interested in
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (20)
There are newer reviews for Dooey Hostel
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
19 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
11 - 15 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2013

We’ve discovered here we were slowly going direction “Mature couple”. As much as we liked the incredible stone construction, with beautiful hallways, the incredible scenery and the so welcoming and warm contact with Mary, we had difficulties with quite a bit of lack of cleanliness...More

1  Thank iledujour
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Great location, all rooms with views. Communal room was very nice and relaxing. Full facilities available. Beds were excellent - very clean and we slept well. Mary is FABULOUS. Nothing was too much trouble for either Mary or Leo. Best hospitality we have experienced.

Thank Travel-ingTracie
Reviewed 21 February 2013

The most atmospheric hostel in Ireland. It's old style, okay. But for people, who want a very special place to stay there is no better place they could find. It is one of the last reall hostels with hostel owners, who doesn't see there hostel...More

1  Thank J_rgen_K122
Reviewed 20 November 2011

The view you wake up to in the morning is amazing. The hostel is cleverly built to blend with the landscape. There are bed options or if you have a tent you can pitch outside. It is low cost. You should enjoy the conversation with...More

3  Thank Garrett M
Reviewed 29 October 2011

I loved staying in Dooey Hostel, the views from the rooms are outstanding, the facilities are good, kithcen and bathroom in each room, the beds are comfortable and warm. The best thing about this place is Mary. It's worth the trip just to meet her....More

Thank tp k
View more reviews
Number of rooms
Ireland > County Donegal > Glencolmcille
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (20)
Room & Suite (6)
Pool & Beach (2)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dooey Hostel staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Need to walk for 1.5 km upwards from the village center so as to reach the hostel."
Read review
"Some rooms are dorms so check when you are booking."
Read review
"Don't be expecting fanciness or mints on yer pillow. This place is perfect for low cost, no frills..."
Read review
"Although the rooms are old is there is a great atmosphere in this Hostel."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing