Glendalough International Youth Hostel

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The Lodge, Glendalough, Wicklow, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)40445342
F: +353(0)18305808

On the famous "Wicklow Way" walk, the Glendalough International Youth Hostel is situated in the middle of the beautiful countryside and near a renowned ecclesiastical site in County Wicklow, right beside Wicklow National Park.

Situated in a national park, the five-star Glendalough International Youth Hostel is very popular with hikers, families, youth groups, travellers and those looking for an escape from the city. It's a cosy, modern building over two floors with all ensuite rooms.

It has a well-equipped self-catering kitchen and meals are also available at reasonable prices and on request for groups of 10 or more. Our staff are extremely friendly and helpful and can help you with any queries.
Bed linen is included in the price, and the hostels feature two conference rooms that are for guests' use and ideal for groups. Parking is also free for our guests and this Glendalough Hostel is also wheelchair friendly. For hikers and travellers, you'll be glad to know there's a laundry and drying room facilities.

As this is the fourth stop on the famous Wicklow Way walk- our Glendalough Hostel has become one of our most popular hostels. The country of Wicklow, which is just south of Dublin is known as "The Garden of Ireland" because of the broad spectrum of greens and lush flora you'll see all around you! The hostel is actually right next to the Wicklow National Park as the world famous Monastic Site with the historic Round Tower and the area is also ideal for fishing, rock climbing, pony-trekking and hiking.

Glendalough is renowned as the site of a medieval monastic settlement. Today, it is a wonderful destination not only for history enthusiasts, but also for travellers interested in outdoor activities, such as fishing, rock climbing and pony trekking.