€45 per night
€45 per night
Rowan Tree Hostel, Inis, Ireland

Rowan Tree Hostel

Inis (Ennis), Ireland - Harmony Row, Ennis

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Description - Hostel

Rowan Tree Hostel is in the centre of Ennis, a vibrant town renowned for it's lively pubs and traditional Irish music. Only 20 minutes from Shannon Airport, it is the perfect base to discover County Clare, The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher.

The hostel has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and offers quality budget accommodation for groups, families and individuals. All guest facilities are brand new and include a fully-equipped self-catering kitchen, recreational lounges and free WIFI and internet access.

Choose from a variety of rooms including double, twin and multi-bedded dorms, many with ensuite facilities. Beds start at €16. 00.

* Voted best Irish Hostel by Hostelworld Customers in 2009, 2010 & 2011..

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The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 29
  • Year built: 1740
  • Renovated: 2009
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: €45

Double Female Dorm Mixed Dorm Quad Single Standard Triple Twin
  • Check-in: 2:00pm
  • Check-out: 10:30am

Hostel amenities

No curfew, no lockout and you can come and go as you please. Open all year.
Licensed Cafe bar, Light snacks, pizza. pasta and tasty tapas
Fully equiped kitchen, Giving you the option of whipping up your own meals
Free light breakfast, For those up before 9. 30am
Cereal, toast, steaming hot tea/coffee and orange juice
Free Internet access, And WIFI, because you can't live without it
Variety of rooms, Twin, double, family rooms and multi-bedded dorms - many with ensuite bathrooms
Recreational Lounge, For you to chill out, meet fellow guests or watch a TV
Friendly helpfull staff, To make sure you enjoy the 'craic'
All bed linen, Cosy duvets and towels provided in ensuite rooms
Self service laundry, For Mum isn't around to help
Luggage lockers, And security boxes for storage of all your valuable items
Bike and Surf board storage, We've got everything covered

24-hr front desk Bar/lounge Breakfast included Children permitted Elevator/lift Express checkout Gay friendly Group services Historic site Laundry/valet service Linen included Meal plans Meeting facilities Movie rentals Newspapers/magazines No curfew Open 24 Hours Parking (extra charge) Parking (free) Pets not allowed Restaurant on site Safe deposit box Smoking not permitted Taxi service Tour/sightseeing assistance WIFI (free)

Room amenities

At Rowan Tree Hostel we offer quality, budget accommodation. Choose from double, twin and multi-bedded rooms, many with private ensuite bathrooms. Our dorms sleep up to 14 people and are ideal for school, college, sporting and special interest groups. All rooms are spacious, clean and comfy with many offering great views of the river. We provide the bed linen and cozy duvets. In all ensuite rooms, towels are provided. For guests in standard rooms and dorms, towels can be hired for €1. Safety and security is our number one priority and all rooms operate on an electronic locking system with each guest given their own electronic key card.

Backpacker facilities Cribs available Electronic key Ensuite Fax service Hairdryer Iron/ironing board Keyless entry Lockers Microwave Movie rental Non-smoking rooms Private bathroom Refrigerator Showers without bath Telephone Voltage converters WIFI Wake-up calls


As the capital of Co. Clare, a picturesque and historic market town taking it’s name from “Inis” which is the Irish name for island.

The town dates back to the 11th Century and was formed between two streams on the river Fergus when the O’Briens, Kings of Thomond, invited the Franciscans to establish a settlement within their domain in 1240.

Trad Musicians

Ennis and County Clare are world famous as the home of Traditional Irish Music with year round music festivals and trad sessions throughout the town and county.

The town’s history along with modern influences represents a pleasant blend of the historic past and active present. It’s narrow bustling streets and lanes give character and ambiance to the town confirming that it is indeed somewhere very special.

It has a rich heritage tradition with some of the finest monuments, buildings and waterways. The town has held a strong presence every year in the All Ireland Tidiest Town Awards and won Ireland’s Tidiest Large Urban Centre 2012.

Visitors to Ennis can expect to experience unique and diverse boutiques, shops, cafes, and restaurant’s, it is a tourist centre of major importance and the ideal location for County Clare’s many other attractions.

“As the capital of a renowned music county, Ennis is bursting at the seams with pubs featuring live sessions almost every night of the week. In fact “it’s one of the best reasons to stay here”

Lonely Planet (10th Edition 2012)

Points of interest
  • Ennis Friary circa. 1km
  • Clare Museum . 5km
  • Clare Library 0. 1km
  • Cliffs of Moher 40 mins driving
  • Bunratty castle 20 mins Driving
  • The Burren 20 mins driving
  • Limerick city 25 mins driving
  • Galway city 45 mins driving

Food and drink
Eating in house
Rowan Tree Cafe Bar
Brimming with character, overlooking the river, Rowan Tree Cafe Bar is informal, relaxed and fun. Open seven days, 10am to 11pm, there is an outdoor terrace for “Al Fresco” dining. Voted best place to eat in Co. Clare 2011. Free wifi.

Price details

€45 per night

Credit cards: Not accepted on location

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

Cancellations must be received no later than 48 hours prior to arrival.
In the event of a "no-show" your credit card will be charged for the first night's stay.
Please be aware that all persons under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult and can only be accommodated in a private room.

Location - Hostel

Harmony Row, Ennis
Inis (Ennis)
County Clare (An Clár)

Hostel website

Latitude: 52.84625, Longitude: -8.98511

How to get there

Hostel in Ennis, Co. Clare - 20 minutes from Shannon Airport

Located in the centre of Ennis and only 20 minutes from Shannon Airport.

How to reach us

Rowan Tree Hostel Ennis
Harmony Row

From Ennis bus & train station
From the bus station, follow the signs for the town centre. At the Cathedral turn right onto O'Connell Street. After the O'Connell monument turn right into Abbey St and continue past the Ennis Abbey until you come to the Club Bridge.

Nearest airport: Shannon Airport 20 mins driving