Location:      Lacken House

                      Knockree (near Enniskerry)

                      County  Wicklow

Knockree Hostel (a Wicklow Way Hostel)

is situated right on the Wicklow Way.  It

commands superb views of Glencree and

the mountains.

Phone:           (+) 353 (0)1 276 7981

Fax:                (+) 353 (0)1 2767996

Managers:      Wim and Michelle

Email:            hostel@knockreehostel.com

Web Site:       www.knockreehostel.com

Opening Dates:

                     open all day

Check-in Time:   after 5 p.m.



    Travel through Enniskerry up the Glencree Rd for approx. 2 miles. Then follow the hostel signs. Take your first left. Then take the following left to the hostel. When you turn continue straight ahead for approx 1 mile until you reach our Knockree hostel on your right hand side. We have full car parking facilities at the back of the hostel.


    Take 185 Bus from Bray Dart station. Stay on the bus until you reach the last stop called “Shop River" on the Glencree Rd. After alighting, continue by foot and follow signs to the Knockree hostel or as per the directions above.  (It is a 40 minute walk).


    Same directions as above. ***Please note due to the rural setting and narrow roads in this area only 29/30 seater coaches will be able to travel to this hostel. Strictly no larger coaches will fit down these roads**These smaller coaches can park on the hostel grounds behind the building.


-superb location at the bottom of Knockree, overlooking the Glencree Mountains

-Wicklow Way passes through the hostel


-top-rated five-star hostel

-ensuite rooms

-family rooms

-conference room

-enjoy local golf courses

-linen provided


-drying room

-television room

-picnic terrace

-restaurant (dinner for groups)

-self-catering kitchen

-full car and coach parking

-fully wheelchair accessible

-all rooms have a spectacular view

-breakfast and packed lunch may be ordered in advance

-assortment of books available for


Things To Do:

-explore Powerscourt

-visit Glencree Reconciliation Centre

-visit the German War Cemetery

-walk the Wicklow Way

-Glen of the Dargle nearby

-visit Russborough House

-visit Muckross House, Gardens, and
  Traditional Farms

-visit Wicklow’s Historic Gaol

-visit National Sealife Centre

-visit local restaurants and pubs

in Enniskerry village (last stop for food

before hostel).

-enjoy biking

-enjoy fishing

-enjoy gorge walking

-enjoy Clara Lara Fun Park

Room Rates

October -April

May- November

Honeymoon Suite (Double bed) Per room

€55.00    (Oct-April)

€65.00  (May-Sept.)

2 bed rooms ensuite: per room

€50.00   (Oct-April)

€55.00   (May-Sept.)

3 bed room en-suite (per room)

€66.75   (Oct-April)

€75.00   (May-Sept)

4 bed rooms ensuite: per room

€89.00   (Oct-April)

€104.00   (May-Nov)

5 bed rooms ensuite: per person

€20.50   (Oct-April)

€22.50   (May-Nov)

6 bed room standard: per person (O/18)

€18.00   (Oct-April)

€21.00   (May-Nov)

6 bed room standard: per person (U/18)

€17.00   (Oct-April)

€18.50   (May-Nov)


Room Breakdown

Quantity                    Room Type

4                        6 bedded rooms standard

4                        5 bedded rooms ensuite

6                        4 bedded rooms ensuite

1                        2 bedded rooms ensuite

1                        double room ensuite

                          double/twin ensuite       

                          rooms are also available

Please note that two of the four-bedded

rooms are family rooms and consist of

“Houston” style beds - i.e. one double bottom with a top bunk single and

another separate single bed.

Michelle offers a friendly reception at Knockcree Hostel.

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