€32 per night
€32 per night
Skellig Hostel, Ballinskelligs, Ireland

Skellig Hostel

Ballinskelligs, Ireland - Skellig Hostel

2 Total reviews

  • Unrivaled value
  • Remarkable location
  • Noteworthy dining
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Most recent review

Our amazing stay at Skellig hostel ... Amazing welcome. Beautiful place. Cannot wait to go back. Spotless and always someone there to help. Beach down the road. Shops 10 minutes away. And all the local sights. It's just amazing. But the staff again, especially the manager is a kind, welcoming ...

Description - Hostel

Overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, the Skellig Hostel is a super example of today's contemporary, yet traditionally styled modern hostels. 23 spacious bedrooms 2 kitchen's, 2 Dining rooms, Large sitting room, with T. V. radio, D. V. D. 5 Family Rooms with one double bed & 2 single beds, 1 Family Room with 2 double beds & 1 single bed. 5 Double ensuites, 1 Twin ensuite, 4 Standard double, 8 Twin Rooms.
Wheelchair friendly bathrooms. Our hostel can cater for groups of up to 50 people. Special Group Rates available on request.

Facilities Include: Public Telephone, Free Wifi, Bed linen supplied, Private Garden with Sea Views, Free Private Car Park.

Boat Trips Daily to Skelligs Michael from Ballinskelligs Pier weather permitting. Pier 10 minute walk from Skellig Hostel. Blue flag beach 5 minute walk for Skellig Hostel. Water sports on beach daily during Summer Season. Cafe & tourist information Office on Beach. Diving & Fishing Trips can be arranged on arrival at hostel. Lovely location for scenic drives, walking, cycling, Hill climbing.

2 pub's/ 2 Restaurants, deli, fast food take away close by. Entertaintment nightly during Summer,

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The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 23
  • Year built: 2003
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: €32

Double Female Dorm Handicap facility Male Dorm Mixed Dorm Single Standard Triple Twin
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
  • Check-out: 10:00am

Hostel amenities

Free Wifi, T. V. D. V. D. Radio, Public telephone, Picnic Area in Front Garden.
Skellig Boat Trips, Kite Surfing, Boat Hire, Fishing, Horse Riding, Beach Cafe, Pub's Restaurants, Entertaintment, Cill Rialaig Artist Retreat & Art Gallery, Post Office, Laundery, Deli, Fast Food Take Away.

Beach Boat rental Children permitted Gardens Gay friendly Group services Handicap access Historic site Linen included No curfew Parking (free) Pets not allowed Smoking not permitted Sports/activities WIFI (free)

Room amenities

Backpacker facilities Cribs available Ensuite Handicap facilities Mountain view rooms Non-smoking rooms Ocean view rooms Private bathroom Rollaway beds available Shared bathroom Showers without bath WIFI


Skellig Hostel is situated in Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry.
Location is very scenic & peacefull. Ideal for quite holiday very safe for childern.

Points of interest
  • Bog Village Museme Glenbeigh (32 km)
  • Skellig Michael (Boat Trip from Ballinskelligs Pier.) Pier near hostel
  • Cill Rialaig Artist Retreat, Art Gallery Walking Distance from hostel
  • Mc. Carthy Castle, Blue Flag Beach Walking Distance from hostel
  • 2 Golf Courses 12 (km)
  • Daniel O' Connell Museme (12km)
  • Muckross House Killarney (80 km)
  • Ross Castle Killarney (80 km)
  • Skelligs Hertiage Centre & Valentia Island (16 km)

Food and drink
Eating out
Cable O' Leary's
Bar Food/ Restaurant
Mooring's Portmagee
Bar Food/Restaurant
O' Neill's The Point
Bar/Seafood Restaurant
Q. C's Caherciveen
Dooley's Waterville
Seafood & Steak House Restaurant

Price details

€32 per night

Rates change with different seasons

Credit cards accepted on location: VisaMasterCardAmerican ExpressLaserMaestro UK

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

When making reservation Credit Card Details required. No deposit required.
Cancellation Policy: If cancelled up to 2 days's before date of arrival no fee will be charged. If cancelled later or in case of no show 100% of the first night will be charged.

Location - Hostel

Skellig Hostel
County Kerry (CiarraĆ­)
Ireland  Co. Kerry.

How to get there

From Kerry Airport 1 hour drive to Caherciveen nearest town to Hostel. 4 km outside of Caherciveen on the Waterville road take 2nd right hand turn at sign post to Ballinskelligs village. At turn for Ballinskelligs Beach stay on main road& at next sharp corner go straight up hill. Hostel 4th building on the left. From Tralee / Killarney (Train & Bus)take N70 to Killorglin then take same directions.

Nearest airport: Kerry Airport 40 km