Errigal Hostel (An Oige), Errigal

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Our 5 star Errigal Hostel is situated in a stunning corner of Ireland in County Donegal. This Youth Hostel lies at the foot of Donegal's highest mountain, Errigal and is on the Wild atlantic Way. The Poisoned Glen is a short walk from the hostel. Its an ideal place for walking in Donegal. From here, visit Glenveagh Castle and National Park, blue flag beachs in Carrickfinn and Dunfanaghy.

We have 60 beds that consist of Twin rooms, Double ensuite rooms ,4 bedded dorms and 6 bedded dorms built in a mezzanine fashion Every window has breath taking views overlooking the Lake and Errigal Mountain.

The hostel feature all the usual characteristics of a top rated hostel including a fully equipped conference room, WIFI in public areas, self catering kitchen, snug room with a stove for the cold nights and more. Energy saving devices such as wood burning stoves will be incorporated into the building.

If you are interested in hillwalking, hiking or just taking a break you will be in your element in this stunning corner of Ireland.

Our hostel manager Ann will give you a warm Irish welcome when you arrive.

Location and Contact


• We’re sure you can navigate around yourself – but here’s a helping hand with plenty of travel choices available!
• GPS Details
• Decimal: Latitude 55.029974 Longitude - 8.140780
• Minutes & Hours: Latitude 55° 01’ 47.9” North Longitude -8° 08’ 26.6” West
• Car or Bike: Follow the N56 from Letterkenny or Donegal Town and turn onto R251 towards Glenveagh National Park continue straight until you reach Dunlewey.
• Public bus/Coach: Take the Feda O'Donnell Bus [Tel (074) 9548114]. Get out at Dunlewey Cross. The youth hostel is at the base of Errigal about 3km (approx. 1½ miles) from the Dunlewy Cross. Head towards the Mountain, pass the Post Office and the youth hostel is next to the TOP Garage.
• You can also take the SITT Bus [(074) 9741644], it stops at the petrol station beside the Hostel.
• You can also use the following coach services:
• • From Belfast: Patrick Gallagher Buses – call 074 9531107.
• • From Dublin: McGinley Coaches – call 074 9135201.
• • From Galway: Feda O'Donnell Coaches – call 074 9548114.



Address: Dunlewy, Gweedore, Errigal, County Donegal, Ireland

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Website Errigal Hostel (An Oige) Errigal
Phone Number: +353 (0)74 9531180
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Facilities and Amenities

Digital Nomads

Family-Friendly Hostel



Lockers in Rooms


Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Bike Rental


24 Hour Security

Book Collection/Exchange

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments


Entirely Non-Smoking

Hair Dryers

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Meeting/Banquet facilities

Movie Library/Rental

Outdoor Seating

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms


Wheelchair Accessible

Airport Pickup

Luggage Storage

Wi-Fi in Rooms


Service Animals

Min. Age without Parent: 18

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: 7 nights

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: March-October

Reception Hours: 9am until 9pm

Size: Medium (30-60 beds)


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