Best Hostels on the Dingle Peninsula for Solo Travellers, Backpackers, and Independent Travellers

Best Hostels on the Dingle Peninsula for Solo Travellers, Backpackers, and Independent Travellers
Dingle is on the Dingle Peninsula, in County Kerry, Ireland. It's a very beautiful part of Ireland and is a popular tourist destination in the country. It attracts both Irish vacationers and international travelers who come to see the area's rugged beauty and unique culture.

Dingle is the main town on the peninsula. It's located between the mountains and the sea, and is a beautiful place to spend some time. There are also some fun pubs and delicious restaurants in town and there are a few blocks that are lined with stores, bed and breakfasts, hostels, and restaurants. Many visitors choose to base themselves in this area while exploring the peninsula.

Hostels offer the most affordable places to stay in the area. They also have a more social environment than you'd find at a hotel and have amenities like shared kitchens, which can help you keep your costs in check. If you're on a budget, then a hostel may be your best bet.
How much do hostels in Dingle cost?
Average Dorm Price $26 ($26 to $26)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $67 ($55 to $91)

A good hostel for backpackers, solo travellers, and female travellers.

Private Room: $45.48
Overall Rating: 91%
Dykegate st ,Dingle Co Kerry , Dingle Ireland
The Hideout Hostel is quickly becoming a favorite hostel for backpackers to Dingle, Ireland. It's a fun place to stay that's located right in the heart of Dingle town. It's just a five minute walk from the bus stop and is near many popular bars, restaurants, cafes, and a grocery store. There's also a bicycle rental shop very close to the hostel.

This is a backpacker hostel that does not welcome groups of any size. It is specifically designed for independent travelers and is a fun place to stay with two lounges and a shared kitchen. There's also a light breakfast included in the price of the room.

The hostel has both private rooms and dorms available, so regardless of your budget or your travel style, you'll likely find something that meets your needs. Private rooms include twins and doubles. Dorms sleep up to four people and female only rooms are available.

A good hostel for solo travellers, couples, groups, and families.

The Mall Annascaul , Dingle Ireland
The Dingle Gate Hostel is a family run hostel that is located in the heart of the Dingle Peninsula. It's about a kilometer east of Annascaul Village on the main Tralee/Dingle Road. It's also about 16 kilometers outside of Dingle Town and 27 kilometers from Tralee.

This is a fun and comfortable place to stay that has a large game room with a pool table, table tennis, and a movie screen. The room can hold up to 48 people and is perfect for large groups. There's also a shared kitchen available to guests.

There twelve rooms available in total that include double private rooms, twin private rooms, and five bed private rooms. Dorms sleep either four or six people.

A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups.

Overall Rating: 97%
The Wood Dingle , Dingle Ireland
Dingle Harbour Hostel is another favorite hostel in the area. It's located in the beautiful Irish countryside and is a great place to base yourself while you're in the area. There are a wide variety of activities that the staff can help you organize including sailing, cycling, golf, horseback riding, diving, and wildlife tours. If you want to have a relaxing day in, there's also a comfortable lounge area with a large television. Free wi-fi is available throughout the hostel. If you want to relax outside, there's a nice terrace that looks out over Dingle Harbour. Every morning there's breakfast available (for an additional fee) at the small on-site cafe and restaurant.

This hostel has large dorms available that sleep either twelve or fourteen people. The rooms are a bit small so they can feel crowded, but they're typically are not full. There is also an attached hotel with private rooms.

A family owned hostel that is popular with solo travellers and couples.

Dingle Co. Kerry. , Dingle Ireland
Rainbow Hostel Dingle is another good option for budget travelers. It's located less than a mile west of Dingle Town Center and is in a large family run farmhouse. If you're in the area to enjoy hikes and the outdoors, then this is a great place to base yourself. It's also located at the beginning of the stunning Slea Head drive.

Rainbow Hostel really feels like its own little retreat. There's a large wooden kitchen which guests can use and this is a relaxing hostel that makes the perfect place to return to after an active day exploring the countryside. The staff enforce a quiet time starting at 11pm so you can be assured a good night's sleep.

There is camping, dormitory style rooms, and private rooms available. Guests can choose from twin, double, three bed, and four bed private rooms as well as six and twelve bed dorms.
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