Mainistir House Hostel
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Kilronan, Inishmore, Aran Islands, Galway, Republic of Ireland
Mr Joel D'Anjou
Mainistir House is one of the Aran Islands’ premier hostels. It boasts a friendly atmosphere, wonderful food and breathtaking panoramas. The budget accommodation is located on Inishmore Island and is wheelchair-friendly.
A lovely hostel found 20 minutes walking up a steep hill from the pier of Inishmore Island, Mainistir House has tastefully decorated twin, double and dorm rooms to meet the needs of travellers. The property includes a kitchen facility, and hot and cold showers. Overnight rates include a light continental breakfast. There is also a nightly vegetarian buffet dinner available.
Inishmore is the largest of the Aran Islands and has many activities and sights for visitors to enjoy during their stay. It is home to more than 50 monuments of pre-Christian, Christian and Celtic heritage. One of the highlights is the Dún Aonghasa, the site a semi-circular stone fort that overlooks the Atlantic.
The picturesque island has many beautiful, sandy beaches with turquoise waters, making it a wonderful place to relax. It is also popular for walking, fishing, cycling and swimming.