Flanagan's Village Hostel
Flanagan's Village Hostel is a small, friendly hostel located on a working family farm in Doolin, Co. Clare. A seaside village famous for its proximity to the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher, Doolin is probably best known for its lively pubs where live Irish music can be heard each night and where musicians from all over the world flock to join in the spontaneous sessions. Your host, Gerard Flanagan, a Doolin native and musician, is known locally as a proponent of Doolin's music tradition, and many evenings in Flanagan's feature music sessions, lessons and impromptu set dances around the turf-burning stove in the hostel's flag-floored common room. Having a keen interest in local history and heritage, Gerard is delighted to share information and stories about Doolin that give his visitors a unique perspective on their stay
Flanagan's offers dormitory accomodation in rooms of 4,6,8 and 10 beds, as well as family and private rooms, some ensuite;
a large self-catering kitchen, common room with fireplace, plenty of free hot power showers(no queueing!) laundry facilities on request, bed linens provided. A light breakfast is available on request at no additional cost.
We are located approx 400m from the nearest bus stop and are less than 5 minutes walk to pubs, restaurants, cafe, craft shops, and Doolin Cave Visitor pick-up. Boat trips to the Aran Islands from Doolin Pier, Burren walks, Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience, are just a few of the local attractions. Aillwee Caves, Burren Centre, Burren Perfumery, Lahinch Leisure Centre, are some of the possibilities for daytrips by car making Doolin the ideal base for your holiday in Clare.
Gerard and family look forward to welcoming you!
PLEASE NOTE! Flanagan's also provides:
-Free tea and coffee making facilities.
-WIFI internet access
-Free self serve light breakfast
-Music and Set Dance lessons; if you play an instrument and are interested in an Irish Traditional Music lesson, please contact us to arrange it before your stay. Gerard also gives set dancing lessons on request.
IMPORTANT, please note:
Persons wishing to reserve 5 (five) or more beds on any one date MUST make prior arrangement by telephone before booking.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast Included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Linen Included
- Non Smoking
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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Directions From Lisdoonvarna
From the Square, head west down by the 'Roadside Tavern' and past the 'Burren Smokehouse' on the N67. Follow this road for 0.8 of a mile (1.2km). You will come to a bend in the road with a road off to the right. Take the right over a bridge then take a left. Stay on this road for 2.7 miles (4.3km) until you reach a T-junction with a church on the right. Take a left and we are 0.2 of a mile (0.3km) down this road on the left.
Directions From Doolin Petrol Station and Convenience Store
Head West from the petrol station down the R479 for 1.2 miles (1.9km). You will come to a crossroads with Fitz's Bar and Hotel Doolin on your right hand side. Take a right here. You will pass McGann's Pub on your left and McDermott's Pub on your right. We are 0.6 of a mile (1km) along this road.
Ferry to Aran Islands 1.5 miles
Cliffs of Moher 6 miles
Bus Eireann Stop 500 meters (in front of Churchfield B&B)