Dún Chaoin Youth Hostel

Dún Chaoin Youth Hostel

Dún Chaoin Youth Hostel in Kerry near Dingle is in a  beautiful location beside the Blasket Islands with stunning views and great hiking trails. Close to Dingle town in Kerry further out on the Dingle Peninsula – so popular people find it difficult to leave!

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wild atlantic way, Dún Chaoin Youth Hostel


Dún Chaoin Youth Hostel is in Ireland’s Southwest in the beautiful “Kingdom of Kerry”. This modern Kerry hostel is located in a truly breathtaking corner of Ireland and holds the title of the most westerly hostel in Europe! Next stop: America!

Not only the most westerly hostel on the Dingle Peninsula, it is alsolocated on Slí Chorca Dhuibhne (the Dingle Way) and near Mt Brandon, Ireland’s second highest mountain. It is an Irish-speaking (Gaeltacht) area and regularly has students coming from around the globe to the area to hear, speak and learn the language even from as far away as Russia and Japan!

The spectacular views of the Blasket Islands, the rugged cliffs which make up the coastline, the picturesque, narrow, winding pathway leading to the pier and the splendid sunsets are featured in many calendars, postcards and tourist brochures each year. This is also a great area for whale, dolphin and bird watching and there’s a huge population of seals and a seal sanctuary near Dingle. A great hostel for nature-lovers and linguists everywhere!

Opening Dates and Times

OPENING DATES: 6 March – 16 October 2017

OPENING TIMES: 9am – 10 pm

CHECK- IN: 9am – 10pm

You’ll find the best cheap accommodation in Kerry in Dún Chaoin Hostel and the best hostel in terms of the quality of your stay!

failte ireland, Dún Chaoin Youth Hostel