Kincora Road


                               County Clare

Phone:                  +353 65 7074036

Contact:                 Tony Burke Moran         


Email:                    burren@sleepzone.ie

Website:                www.sleepzone.ie

From Shannon Airport: on exiting the airport take the N18 to Ennis. From Ennis take the N85 to Ennistymon and from Ennistymon take the N67 to Lisdoonvarna.

From Galway: Take the N18 southwards from Galway. In Kilcolgan take a right turn onto the N67; go through Kinvara and then Ballyvaughan headed towards Lisdoonvarna. Journey of 40 miles (1 hour +). 

Directions for SatNav/GPS users: Irish Grid Reference: R 1327  9831.  Latitude/longitude: 53.0296 , -9.2937.


8-10 bed dorm                16-21 per person

6 bed dorm                      18-24 per person

4 bed dorm                      20-26 per person

3 bed dorm                  22-29 per person

twin/double room       28-34 per person

single dorm                  35-55 per person

Family Room Specials (same price year-round)

2 adults and 1 child      60 euros/room/night

2 adults+2 children      70 euros/room/night

2 adults+3 children       78 euros/room/night

2 adults+4 children       85 euros/room/                            night

Opening Dates:   March-October

                            open in winter by


Check-In Information

-Photo Identification Is Required For


-Check-In is allowed when Reception is                    

  open from 8 a.m. until midnight.  Access to

  bedrooms is usually not available until

  3 p.m. since cleaning is going on before


-Guests must check out by 10 a.m. but they

  are still welcome to use facilities

-Guests may leave their luggage in the

  luggage room free of charge

-There is no curfew

-There is 24-hour access


-124 bed hostel operating as a three-star


-22 rooms all ensuite

-short walk to pubs, restaurants, shops

-fully-licensed bar with cozy lounge

-conference facilities

-barbecue terrace


-wheelchair access

-spacious guest kitchen and dining room

-laundry and drying facilities

  (4 euros for a wash, 3 euros for drying)

-free private parking

-guest linen provided

-free Internet (open access PC and WiFi)

-no curfew

Things to Do

-walk in the Burren, a unique limestone


-visit Aran Islands

-visit Cliffs of Moher  (11km)

-visit Burren Centre- Kilfenora (8 km)

-enjoy Traditional Irish Set Dancing

at venues in Lisdoonvarna and

Kilfenora (8 km)

-rent a bicycle locally

-visit Doolin village (5km) home

of  traditional Irish music.

-cruise under the Cliffs of Moher (6km)

-visit Megalithic tombs such as

  5000 year-old Poulnabrone Dolmen

  and Poulawack Cairn, ancient cooking

  sites, medieval tower-houses, ring-forts,

  churches, holy wells

-enjoy breath-taking views

-go on a cycling trip with West Ireland            


-visit The Burren Smokehouse

-enjoy shore angling at Fanore,Doolin,

  Liscannor, or Lahinch

-enjoy a game of golf at Lahinch’s famous

Championship Golf Links

-explore Aillwee Cave

-enjoy surfing at Lahinch Beach or Fanore


-enjoy beautiful gardens

-enjoy horse back riding

Dorm room for ten people

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