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Go Explore Hostel

Clare Island, Ireland
Lowest prices for your stay
2017-10-08 2017-10-09
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Traveller (21)
Room & Suite (2)
Dining (1)
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sailors bar” (8 reviews)
“common room” (6 reviews)
“bunk beds” (3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time on Clare Island and Go Explore Hostel was comfortable, clean and friendly. Good food at sailors bar. Kitchen facilities were adequate and was able to make up picnic lunches there. Beds comfy and lots of toilet and shower facilities. Lovely common...More

Thank edel927
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (a family of 6) stayed here in the middle of August and the service we experienced would put some hotels on the mainland to shame! We were greeted by the owner, John. Upon check-in we explained that we only had 24 hours on the...More

Thank briangeraghty72
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I recently stayed in this hostel with a friend, our room was basic (6 bed dorm / en suite) but spotless. I found the bed/pillow very comfy and the shower although not overly powerful had hot water any time I checked. The location of this...More

Thank Evanka162
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Nice big common room. Pleasant en suite rooms. Lovely bar and restaurtant nearby. Close to pier. Lovely views. Helpful and welcoming staff. Facilities to store bikes and luggage. Would definitely recommend and visit again.

Thank Colmno3
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The Go Explore Hostel was all we hoped for! The beds were comfy and the bathroom was very clean. We stayed in a family room and would def stay there again. The staff in the hostel were very friendly and welcoming.

Thank Cait M
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
  • Top amenities
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Price range
  • US$46 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Number of rooms
  • 6
  • Location
  • Ireland >
  • Western Ireland >
  • Province of Connacht >
  • County Mayo >
  • Clare Island
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Traveller (21)
Room & Suite (2)
Dining (1)
Hotel & Grounds (17)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Ask if there is a band playing before you book! Suited to birthday parties/30ths/stags/hens etc..."
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"ask for a room with a view/corner room."
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"Take a walk up the road in the evening, before supper, and breath in the fresh air (we forget what its like)"
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"they're all nice!"
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