The Wild Atlantic Way


The Wild Atlantic Way. The Wild Atlantic Way is a scenic coastal drive along the Atlantic Coastline of Ireland. It stretches 2,750 km (1,700 miles) along the west coast from Kinsale, Co. Cork in the south to Donegal in the north. As we are located only 12km from the town of Killorglin which is located on the Kerry route of … Read More

Walking Trails in Killarney

JohnOutdoor Activities, Sight-Seeing

If you ever need some place to walk or hike you will be spoilt for choice when coming to Killarney. From easy and moderate walking trails in Killarney National Park to more strenuous climbs up Mangerton and Carrauntoohil. Here we have some ideas of what to do while staying at Dunloe View Hostel. We have included here two walks, two … Read More

Should I stay in a Hostel?

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Have you ever asked yourself “ Should I stay in a Hostel ?” . Well check out some of our reasons why if you haven’t before, you should give hostels a try.    Community Atmosphere Whether you are on your own or in a group hostels are a great way to meet others. While hotels and other accommodation are very … Read More

Irish Phrases for Tourists

JohnIrish Culture

Today is the start of Seachtain Na Gaeilge 2014 which is a two week event in Ireland celebrating the Irish Language. As the season starts here at Dunloe View Hostel we decided to put together a few Irish Phrases for Tourists that might come in handy while visiting the Emerald Isle.   1. Failte – Welcome This word is often seen … Read More

Top 10 things to do in Killarney


We have created a list of the Top 10 things to do in Killarney Ireland. There are many more things to see and do but this will give you a small taste of the wonders of the area.     1. Gap of Dunloe Tour Walk through the Gap of Dunloe starting at Kate Kearney’s Cottage An 11km hike or pony … Read More

Three Weeks at Dunloe View Hostel

JohnHostel News

We are now 3 weeks into hostel life here at Dunloe View. It really has been crazy and amazing and still much more to do to bring the hostel into its fullest. So far we have had a great response from all who have stayed with us. We are getting great reviews on both Tripadvisor and Hostelworldand hopefully there is … Read More

Hostel Conference

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Currently I am taking a break from the construction site that is Dunloe View Hostel and attending some conferences in Dublin. The first hostel conference is the Unconference . This has just finished and  has really helped with ideas and information in what Dunloe View Hostel will be. I have become aware of how diverse the hostel industry is … Read More

Hostel Preperation

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We are busy preparing the hostel at the moment for our opening in March.  Holly the hostel cat is running scared with the drilling and noise happening around here.  Our chickens arrived last week and are already laying with the goat coming soon.  We also received our brochures and they are looking great.  Keep updated on the progress and what … Read More

Welcome to our Hostel

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Dunloe View Hostel is a newly refurbished hostel 8 km from Killarney town.We are situated in a farmland setting with stunning views of the McGillyCuddy Reeks. Onsite we have chickens, goats and a vegetable garden which provides the hostel with free-range eggs and fresh produce which is available for purchase to our guests. The hostel is owned and managed by … Read More