The Connemara Hostel – part of Galway’s highly rated Sleepzone Hostel Group – is one of the most spectacularly situated hostels in Europe, over looking Killary Harbour in the heart of Connemara.
Consistently one of the highest rated hostels in Ireland on Hostelworld.com and other hostel websites.
This hostel is the perfect Connemara base for outdoors enthusiasts, backpackers; families looking for value for money base from which to explore Connemara - or anyone just looking to relax in this breathtaking landscape.
Facilities include en suite rooms, excellent self-catering kitchen facilities, relaxing lounges with breathtaking mountain and sea views of Mweelrea Mountain, The Killary - Ireland's only fjord, outdoor barbeque facilities, camping area and much more.
Fantastic walks such as The Killary Harbour Walk and Leenane Hill are right on our doorstep. We have maps and details of these and all other nearby walks. Connemara National Park is about 15 mins drive.
We’re adjacent to the Killary Adventure Company where you can get discounts for a range of activities including kayaking, bungee-jumping, high ropes, climbing wall - and bike rental.
Great base for participants in some of Connemara's best known events including the Connemarathon, Gaelforce West, Connemara Adventure Challenge, The Turf Guy Challenge, Leenane Waking Festival, Connemara Mussel Festival, Connemara Rough Diamond , Connemara Sea Week, Connemara Bog week, Leenane Autumn Festival and many many more. Just 10 mins drive from Scubadive West.
Within 10-15 minutes drive of some of Connemara's best beach attractions -including the beautiful beaches at Glassilaun and Lettergesh.
Great base for some of Ireland's best drives - the N59 from Galway to Westport; Doolough, Renvyle Peninsula.
Relaxing: Sit and read near the fireplaces in our relaxing lounges ,choosing from an extensive library of DVDS, great selection of books of Irish interest, travel books, chick-lit(!) and much more ....If activity doesn't appeal to you then the serenity of the location of The Connemara Hostel is an attraction in itself.
Family rooms at The Connemara Hostel from €60/room/night, subject to availability. A Family room has 1 double bed and from 1 to 5 single beds - so can comfortably accommodate 2 adults with up to 5 children. All Family rooms have a private bathroom. Some Family Rooms are available to book online.