Hostel in Buncrana, Ireland

1 Hostel in Buncrana available. Prices start from $4.00 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Buncrana

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Hostel in Buncrana, Ireland

1 Hostel in Buncrana available. Prices start from $9.00 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Buncrana (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Buncrana.

The small town of Buncrana, County Donegal, Ireland, is situated on the Inishowen Peninsula in the north of the country. After Letterkenny, it is the second-most populous town, with around sixty-eight thousand inhabitants in County Donegal, and it used to be an important location for the textile industry in the county. Buncrana has a quite developed tourism industry and attracts travelers mainly with the beautiful nature and the coastline. Furthermore, some museums and a surprisingly vibrant music scene are in town. The climate in the north of Ireland is wet and mild. Between May and October the average daily maximum temperatures reach between thirteen and eighteen degrees and therefore it is the best period to explore the seaside town and the county.

The main supply of accommodations are private apartments; your options for a hostel in Buncrana, County Donegal, Ireland, will be extremely limited. But travelers are likely to find a spare bed in a Buncrana, County Donegal, Ireland hostel, even if they come here spontaneously. The prices for Buncrana, County Donegal, Ireland hostel dorm rooms are very reasonable, and consequently very suitable for tourists with a tight budget. Several additional hostels can be found in Londonderry, which is the nearest bigger town, approximately eighteen kilometers away.

If you are interested in the local culture and heritage, check out the popular Vintage Car and Carriage Museum and the Fort Dunree Military Museum. Fort Dunree has one of the best collections of coast artillery guns worldwide. Dunree Bay, Buncrana Beach, and Lisfannon Beach are the best places for nature lovers to enjoy the beautiful landscape and the authentic Irish nature. The Buncrana Music Festival takes place annually during the summer. This three-day event is full of music acts, competitions, and local exhibitions. There are a couple of pubs in town that have live acts with folk, rock, and country music most nights of the week. Furthermore, you will find some restaurants that serve local and international food. The quality and the price depend on the premises. Anyway, there are enough options to have a cosy evening in a local restaurant or bar.

Written by local enthusiast for Buncrana hostels

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Buncrana Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Buncrana, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 1
Average rating of all hostels 9.5

FAQ about Buncrana Hostels

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Other Nearby Cities

Derry (18 Km / 11 mi.)
Inishowen Peninsula (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Letterkenny (27 Km / 17 mi.)
Errigal (45 Km / 28 mi.)
Portrush (51 Km / 32 mi.)
Bushmills (60 Km / 37 mi.)
Dungloe (61 Km / 38 mi.)

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