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Aille River Tourist Hostel & Camping

Having been in operation for 37 years, we welcome back many return visitors who say that coming back to the Aille River Tourist Hostel and Doolin is like returning home. On a cold evening the turf fire beckons, when the sky is blue and the grassy banks of the Aille river invite one for a snooze in the sun, and whatever the weather, the atmosphere is always warm and friendly. all our rooms are private and ensuite and we also have a quiet campsite for tents.
 We welcome people of all ages and all our rooms are ensuite: we have Double rooms, Twin rooms and Family rooms for 3-5 people and also dorm rooms.
A breakfast menu is available for a small fee.
Please browse our site to become familiar with Doolin, its surrounding famous sites and all the Aille River Tourist Hostel has to offer. If you are coming to Doolin, we hope that this is only an introduction and that we’ll be seeing you soon!
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Doolin Accommodation

This 300-year-old renovated building is situated on a quiet road on the bank of the Aille River, right in the centre of Doolin. This is a perfect spot for your stopover or extended stay in the area, where you will experience a warm friendly atmosphere in our old-world surroundings. Visit the sights of Clare or chill out by the river during the day, then relax by the turf fire or check out the traditional music in the local pubs.

Camping & Glamping

Best deal in Doolin for camping! The Price includes full use of all the Hostel's facilities. Or come and stay in our beautiful Tipi tent by the banks of the Aille River. Night lantern and all bedding provided for two persons, along with full use of the Hostel's facilities.
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On The Wild Atlantic Way

Sitting right on the Wild Atlantic Way, the Aille River Tourist Hostel is the gateway to the majestic 700 ft Cliffs of Moher, the world-famous Aran Islands and the unique beauty of the Burren landscape, home to thousands of rare wildflowers and archaeological Celtic sites.

What Customers Say About Aille River Tourist Hostel

Read what customers say about Aille River Tourist Hostel
I will be back
A beautiful and characteristic place in a strategic location. parking and top services. particularly kind and welcoming. very clean and with a fireplace always on which creates a beautiful atmosphere.
Manuela, Italy
Reviewed 9 December 2022
Great Quiet Location
Great quiet location close to the cliffs, which was great for a walk, friendly and helpful staff, room and bathroom was clean. The kitchen is very spacious equipped with everything needed for cooking and eating. There is a coffee machine as well, so you can have some great coffee of your choice. A lot of parking space behind the building. We can definitely recommend to everyone.
Romana, Czech Republic
Reviewed 14 October 2022
The people there were friendly, relaxed and helpful - warm fire-place in the evening - 15 minutes walk to the ocean - bed and room comfortable - big kitchen - 5 or 15 minutes walk to the pubs - coastel walk to the Cliffs of Moher was great - good atmosphere - will visit the hostel again
Roswitha, Germany
Reviews 22 October 2019

Our Location

If it’s traditional Irish music you want, we are a five-minute walk from any pub in Doolin Village, where you can hear or play traditional music every night of the week. To get away from it all, a ten-minute stroll down a country lane will take you to the wild Atlantic coast and the barren limestone landscape, the beginning of the Burren. A stunning walk down the coast will bring you to the famous Cliffs of Moher. Doolin’s Aille River Tourist Hostel is a perfect base for exploring the landscapes and seascapes of this magical corner of Ireland.

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