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.
 

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Contact

Mount Brandon Hostel
Cloghane, Castlegregory
Dingle Peninsula
County Kerry
Ireland
MountBrandonHostel@eircom.net

085.1363454 - Local  +353851363454 - International

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