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Cong Hostel is situated between Lough Mask and Lough Corrib and approximately 500 metres from Cong Village in County Mayo. Lying near the shores of the Lough; nature, history and the artefacts conspire to make Cong Village a fascinating destination.
Cong Hostel is located between Loughs Mask and Corrib in one of Ireland's most beautiful villages surrounded by Connemara countryside. The accommodation can cater for up to sixty-four people in its dormitory and ensuite rooms. On-site facilities include TV, mini cinema, sitting room, kitchen and dining area, BBQ area and playground. Boats are also available for hire nearby to allow you to take a boat out on the Lough.
Rates include free light breakfast, free WiFi, use of fishing rods and viewings of ‘The Quiet Man’ and ‘Un Taxi Mauve’. Hosts Margaret and Gerry Collins also cater to different size groups and their various needs and requirements. A meeting room can be used.
Cong is a memorable village where travellers can get a taste of Hollywood as they retrace the steps taken by John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara in ‘The Quiet Man’. They can even visit the Quiet Man Cottage Museum, which provides a sort of on-set experience.
The small village and surrounding area also offer many excellent pubs and endless outdoor activities, such as walking, hill climbing, pony trekking, falconry and lake cruises.