Knockree Hostel is in a great location for groups of hikers, students or adventurers. It is located on the Wicklow way between Powerscourt House and Powerscourt waterfall about 7 kilometres from Enniskerry. There are great views from here overlooking the Glencree Mountains and it is just a 1-minute walk to the EcoAdventure Ireland centre (“the exclusive provider of on-site adventure activites for the IYHA (An Óige)”)
This hostel was completely refurbished and re-opened in 2008 and it is now one of the most modern and spacious hostels in the country.
Rooms at Knockree Hostel
The rooms are simple and colourful and come in a variety of configurations and sizes. There are male-only, female-only and mixed dorms available, as well as private rooms. All private rooms and some dormitories have en suite bathrooms.
You can book the following types of accommodation here:
Twin Room, Single Bed in 5-Bed Female Dormitory Room, Single Bed in 5-Bed Male Dormitory Room, Bed in 7-Bed Female Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom, Bed in 7-Bed Male Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom.
There is a modern cleaan communal kitchen at this Enniskerry hostel, as well as a common room with a pool table and an outdoor terrace.
Internet access is available here and there is free parking.
Bikes can be hired here.
This hostel hasbeen rated 8.4/10 by people who stayed there and there are glowing references on booking.com.
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