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The Hostel is open all year round..

It is a community owned and run hostel.
Linen supplied
Self catering kitchen
TV Lounge
Local food store and bar adjacent to hostel


This beautiful part of South West Ireland is the perfect location for activity-based breaks. Together with our Activities Partners, our hostel is the ideal base from which to explore South Kerry’s rich heritage and experience many outdoor and water-based activities: from hillwalking to kayaking, from fishing to archaeology.

To make a booking, use our booking widget above or contact us directly.

Check our our list of Activities to make your stay an amazing one.

  • star rating  Best stay ever! - This was an amazing experience. The owners were friendly, professional and helpful beyond words. They gave an 'Irish welcome'. It was like a home away from home.... read more

    Sharon F
    26 May 2016

    star rating  A lovely hostel, if a little out of town - I stayed here for four nights when doing some walking in the area. The hostel is out of town but there is a pub and small shop very close. The... read more

    Christine G
    23 June 2018

    star rating  Stunning location - A really idyllic and perfect place to stay. We were able to do our walks along 'the kerry way' during the day and then head to the local pub in... read more

    10 February 2016
  • star rating  I stayed at this hostel while I was walking the Kerry Way. It was well located on the trek I was doing.
    Very nice place with great views.
    It is... read more

    Carey H
    9 June 2018

    star rating  excellent  - i stayed here for one night and i have to say it was excellent value,i got a double room for 30 euro .its about 30 mins from waterville, theres free... read more

    11 September 2019

    star rating  Memorable community run hostel - Loved this hostel that's away from the main tourist roads and run locally. Easy going, very clean, comfortable, full amenities and not crowded. I stayed in the shared dorm for... read more

    13 July 2018
  • star rating  Hidden gem - Sometimes you want to veer off the beaten path. When you do, you want a place like Dromid Hostel! The service was outstanding, and the space ideal for... read more

    31 July 2018

    star rating  Hidden gem - Best hostel I've ever stayed in! - was doing the Kerry Way, 2 families - 3 adults, 5 children , walking over 13km per day - on day 3 we... read more

    4 September 2015

    star rating  Brilliant hostel found by chance - Many thanks for the lovely welcome & help to stay the night , found by chance on a Sunday afternoon when running out of options of where to stay (... read more

    Jeff S
    25 July 2017