Where is Mount Brandon Hostel located ?
We are on the Northern side of the Dingle Peninsula in the beautiful village of Cloghane, at the foot of Mount Brandon and overlooking Brandon Bay
How do I get to Mount Brandon Hostel ?
Buses from Tralee to Cloghane every Wednesday and Friday, from Tralee to Dingle every day.
Are there sandy beaches nearby ?
We are pretty much surrounded by beaches, the closest sandy beach being about 10 minutes walk. The longest beach in Ireland is approx. 10 minutes drive.
Can I go walking from Mount Brandon Hostel ?
Yes. Mount Brandon Hostel and the Dingle Way is on our doorstep and there are several other walks laid out - details under (Walking)
Are your bedrooms En-suite ?
Yes, all our bedrooms have private bathrooms.
Is breakfast provided ?
Yes - light breakfast of Tea/Coffee, Cereal and Toast is provided and included in price.
Are towels provided ?
Not usually, but we can provide, by arrangement.
Do you have Internet Access/WiFi ?
Yes, we have an internet access point with PC and Printer and we have WiFi covering most of the building.
Can I dine out locally ?
Yes, there are two lovely pubs in the village and they both provide great food. Good to book ahead out of season.
Do you have self catering options ?
Yes, we have 2 apartments, one with 2 twin bedrooms and a private balcony overlooking the Bay and a loft apartment at the top of the house, bright, airy and warm.
Do you have off street (private) parking.
Yes, we do - probably the most scenic car park in Ireland !
Can I bring my dog ?
Yes, provided no noise and no mess and you need to let us know when booking.
Is there a shop in the village ?
Yes, there is a local shop and Bakery that sells fresh bread, scones, local pates, cheeses, free range eggs etc.
Is music available locally ?
There are regular music sessions in the two village pubs, especially in season. There is a night of music, song and dance in the hostel very Monday night, all year round and 2-3 nights in the summer - great way to meet the locals
Do you cater for Groups ? Can we rent the hostel for a weekend ?
Yes and Yes. We can cater for up to 45 people and can arrange Parties, Celebrations, Re-Unions.
Is it far to the local pub ?
No, O'Donnells pub is next door and OConnors is about 1 minutes walk.