What a fantastic location for groups this Burren youth hostel boasts! Situated in the spa town of Lisdoonvarna, County Clare from where it is located within close proximity to some of Ireland’s most famous areas of natural beauty, including the world-renowned Cliffs of Moher, towering 200 metres above the ocean and The Burren region – 400 square miles of unique limestone terrain.
This fantastic hostel accommodation in County Clare was previously a 3 star hotel, now it’s a 124 bedded hostel providing first class facilities for groups such as a common room with pool table, beautiful landscaped grounds and outdoor terrace with barbecue.
The town of Lisdoonvarna is an ideal base for groups to explore the many sites of historical and geographical interest, such as dolmens, stone forts, medieval castles and award-winning parks where history comes to life.
Other attractions include the haunting Ailwee caves, local Irish food and markets, boat trips to the spectacular Aran Islands and traditional Irish music in The Roadside Tavern just across the street! Spectacular scenery and some of the best walking routes surround The Burren Hostel Clare (Sleepzone) and detailed maps are provided at the hostel reception. If groups prefer excellent walking tour guides are available to book on request: Tony Kirby, Shane Connolly, Mary Howard, John Connolly.
The sensational Aran Islands are just a boat trip away or there are the fantastic beaches of Lahinch and Fanore where you can learn to surf – there’s plenty to do on the famous Wild Atlantic Way!
The Burren Youth Hostel Clare (Sleepzone) offers groups a range of room types – all ensuite (showers and toilets located in the rooms) from multi bedded rooms for students (10, 8, 6 & 4 bedded rooms) to single and twin rooms for leaders and coach drivers. The hostel is part of Ireland’s award-winning Sleepzone Hostel Group.