Ben Lettery Connemara Hostel

Ballinafad (Near Recess), Connemara

visited 35602 times from 24.07 €

Ben Lettery Connemara Hostel


Overview of Hostel

This country hostel is in a wonderful area in the heart of Connemara! Ideal for hill walking and cycling.

Nearby are the villages Clifden (13km)and Recess (8km/ shop, pub and petrol station only). But also the pretty village of Roundstone (14km)situated on the Atlantic ocean.

Inisboffin, the

From Nights People


We’re sure you can navigate around yourself – but here’s a helping hand with plenty of travel choices available!

GPS Details:
53.470681, -9.842669.
Latitude 53°28'14.4' North.
Longitude 9°50'33.6'W.

Road/Car/Coach: From Galway - Follow the signs for Clifden (N59). Pass through Recess and the youth hostel is on the right hand side approximately 8km further on.

Public Bus: Galway - Clifden service passes by the youth hostel. Get out at the gate (ask the driver – they’re usually very helpful!) For details on bus timetables and schedules see the Bus Eireann website. (Bus Eireann is the Irish Bus service)
There’s also Citylink which stops outside of the hostel – see the Citylink website for their timetable.

Rail: Use Irish Rail information to get to the nearest train station which is in Galway - 64km/approx 40 miles away. Then use transport as above!.

Located near

Ballinafad, Connemara, Clifden 5328'14.4'N 950'33.6'W

Conditions & Policy

Credit Cards Not Accepted

Please note you need to ring the hostel directly for cancellations less than 5 days before arrival Opening Dates and Times OPENING DATES: June - Sept. 24, 2016 OPENING TIMES: 8 am – 10 am & 5 pm – 9 pm CHECK- IN: 5 pm – 9 pm – no later!! Children under 18 are not permitted to stay in large shared dorms they must go into private dorms. The hostel only accepts cash payment on arrival. GPS: 53.470681, -9.842669