Kilcommon Lodge Holiday Hostel
                    Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland
                    Kilcommon Lodge is a generously-
                    laid-out house, where you will
                    find a warm, bright, and friendly
                    atmosphere.  It is close to rivers,
                    lakes, hills, cliffs, and miles of
                    sandy beaches.
Contact:      Betty and Fritz Schult
Phone:         outside Ireland:  00353 97 84621
                    inside Ireland (097) 84621
Web site:
                    (in English, French, German)
Directions:  maps and instructions on web site
                    local bus service from Ballina
                    to doorstep of hostel
Rates:          dorm room:  15 euros p.p.
                    private rooms:  19 euros p.p.
                    (infants, small children stay free)
                    (50 % discount -children over 7)
Open:          year-round
-welcoming atmosphere, beautiful setting
-can accommodate 20-25 people
-comfortable private rooms, dormitories
 and family rooms
-all rooms have hot and cold water
-well-equipped self-catering kitchen
-breakfasts, packed lunches and evening meals
 can be ordered
-free hot showers
-Internet access
-laundry facilities
-bike shed
-free car park
-approved by Irish Tourist Board
-central heating
-catering for vegetarians, vegans, and other special
 diets on request
-beautiful gardens, pet animals
-camping available
-peat fire and friendly common room with books
 and games
-near hiking, beaches, swimming, seaweed baths,
  watersports center, and island trips
-near prehistoric places and cultural sites
-near supermarkets, restaurants. craft shops,
 and pubs with traditional music
-advice on many day trips in area
-washer and dryer are available
-English, French, German spoken
-four-bedroom house available for weekly rental
-special rates for groups
-sightseeing coach tours arranged
-bank service in Belmullet
-shop, post office, and two pubs in village
Things To Do In Area:
-enjoy sandy beaches
-visit the famous Cliffs of Benwee Head
-enjoy Siuloidi Iorrais - a series of
 circular walks in the beautiful Barony of
 Erris (brochure with map available at
-enjoy the Sea Stacks of Broadhaven Bay
-appreciate the various species of birds
-visit the Stone Circles
-special boat trips on occasion to Inishkea
 Islands (space permitting)
-visit the archaeological site in Belderg,
  excavations and Interpretative Center
  at Ceide Fields
-visit Downpatrick Head
-enjoy the North Mayo Sculpture Trail
 along the Coast Road to Blacksod Point
-visit the pre-Normanic Ruins
-visit the craft and knitwear shops
-17,068 ml. year-old Rock Formation on
  Annagh Head
-visit Hennigan’s Heritage Centre
A Unique Hostel in Ireland