Hostels in Kilcar, Ireland

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Get to know Kilcar (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 are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and 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 Kilcar. To help you make friends with Kilcar before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Kilcar, County Donegal, Ireland, is a village in the northwest of Ireland. It is the northernmost county, with an overall population of around one hundred sixty thousand people. It is scarcely populated, with an average of only thirty-two people per square kilometre. Kilcar is very small and tranquil; around two hundred fifty people live in this small village, which is also known by the name of Cill Charthaigh. The best way to get there and to get around is by car. The regional road R263 links the village with the bigger towns in the county. In the village, tourists can find some smaller shops and have a pint in the local pubs with a cosy atmosphere. The biggest attraction of the area is the unspoilt nature, beautiful landscapes, and a wild coastline with some impressive beaches.

Generally, the weather is wet and windy. However, the best time to visit Kilcar is between May and October. During that period, the mean maximum temperature ranges from thirteen to eighteen degrees Celsius.

You can find several guesthouses, hotels, holiday apartments and hostels in Kilcar, County Donegal, Ireland, and the surrounding area. Most places, such as Kilcar, County Donegal, Ireland hostels, have free Wi-Fi and free parking. The prices for accommodation are very reasonable. Keep in mind that cheaper places such as hostels in Kilcar, County Donegal, Ireland, can be booked out during the peak season. Therefore, booking in advance helps to avoid problems.

Only ten kilometres away from the village, you can find the renowned Slieve League Cliffs. The highest point of the cliff is more than six hundred metres high and enables a dramatic view of the Atlantic Ocean below. It is also a perfect spot for photographers. You can also check out the Slieve League Cliffs Centre building, where you can find out more about the local history and culture. Additionally, you can do some shopping in the craft shop, where locally made knitwear and artworks are sold. If you are into outdoor activities, you can go for a walk on the numerous beaches, try out climbing, or book a boat tour.

Written by local enthusiast for Kilcar hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Kilcar hostels Flo

FAQ about Kilcar Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Kilcar. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Kilcar. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Your Packing List for Kilcar

Your Packing List for Kilcar

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Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Kilcar and Ireland.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Kilcar 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 Kilcar, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
4.1 Average rating of all hostels

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Killybegs (9 Km / 6 mi.)
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Ardara (19 Km / 12 mi.)
Ballintrillick (27 Km / 17 mi.)
Bundoran (27 Km / 17 mi.)
Donegal (31 Km / 19 mi.)

Travel Tips for Kilcar - from the Community

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