Address: Ballinskelligs, Ring of Kerry, Co. Kerry.
Reservations: Online booking available here
Phone: 066 9479942 086 3977834
Fax: 066 947 9947
Open: All year
BOAT TRIPS TO SKELLIG MICHAEL EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 31ST. WEATHER PERMITTING
Hostel can cater for groups of up to 50 people. Special Group Rates on request.
Overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, the Skellig Hostel is located in the heart of Ballinskelligs. Just off the Skellig Ring, A Skellig Ring off the Ring Of Kerry the hostel is the ideal place to stay when exploring this most beautifull, hidden part of Ireland rugged South West Kerry. Skellig Hostel five minute walk to beautifull beach and Restaurant / Pub. Cafe and Photo Gallery on Beach.Cafe owner serves Tea, Coffee, Cold Drink's Homemade Baking of Scone's Cake's Apple Tart's Sandwiches in dining room of Cafe or in beautifull Garden overlooking Beach. Country Market on Garden of Beach Cafe every Sunday during months of June, July, August. Local entertainment also with local musicians providing different types of music and singing. Ten minute walk to Art Gallery and Restaurant. Lunches and snack served daily during summer season. Good selection of Wine's.
Two local pubs walking distance from Skellig Hostel. CABLE O' LEARY'S PUB provides Bar Food Lunches served daily during Summer Season, Dining Room also available for private party's and functions. Music in bar at night time. Beer Garden at back of premises with beautifull Sea Views access to Beach from Beer Garden.TIG ROSIE PUB where local's can be heard speaking Irish Language. Irish Set Dancing and Country music at weekend's and mid week during Summer Season. CASEY'S DELI five minutes walk from Skellig Hostel with a big selection of Salad's with different types of cold meat's vegetable's, fruit. Tea's Coffes, Cold Drink's, Ice Cream's. Food can be eaten on premises dining area on in patio outside of Deli. Next to Deli you will find a New Moblie Take Away "ATLANTIC GRILL" serves fresh fish caught locally,chips, regulary burger's, Veggie burger's, Chicken, Chips, Sausages, Onion Rings, Cold Drink's etc.
Local tourist attractions include Skellig Rock,Fishing Trips, The Kerry Way Walking Route, Blue Flag Beaches, VALENTIA iSLAND,Cill Rialaig famine village,Art Gallery, Water Sports, Horse Riding, Ring Forts in Caherciveen and Caherdaniel and so much more. Boat Trip's To Skellig Michael Daily weather permitting from Ballinskelligs Pier. Two Golf Courses twenty Minutes Drive from Skellig Hostel.
Hostel was built in 2003 is registered with Failte Ireland and meets the highest standards of comfort and convenience for guests. With warm spacious fresh and bright bedrooms and facilities you will be pleasantly surprised by the private and public areas available.
Hostel has the following accommodation.
5 Family Rooms with one double and two single beds
1 Family Room with two double beds and one single bed
5 Double Enuites
4 Standard Doubles
1 Twin Ensuite
5 Twin Standard
2 Bunk Rooms
6 Standard Bathrooms
4 wheelchair Friendly Bathrooms
2 Selfcatering Kitchens. 2 Dining Rooms. 1 Lounge.
Bed Linen Supplied
Private Car Park