Best Hostel in Ireland and Hoscar Awards Winner 2009,2010,2011,2012 and Nominee for Best Hostel in the World 2014 and 2015 ! Lonely Planet 2012 ''Top Choice'' and the Closest Hostel To Shannon Airport ! 'Free HI-Speed WI-FI throughout the hostel.'
This new hostel is beautifully housed in 18th century gentleman's club right on the swift flowing River Fergus. Some of the bright and airy rooms have fab balconies overlooking the water.
The 150 beds are spread over rooms from 1 to 14 people, mostly with private bathrooms. Common areas are superb and there is a lauded cafebar.'
Lonely Planet 2012
As the capital of a renowned music county Ennis is bursting at the seams with pubs featuring live sessions almost every night of the week. In fact it's one of the best reasons to stay here !!
Tours to the Burren and Cliffs Of Moher depart daily from the Hostel.
Rowan Tree Hostel is a brand new facility in the centre of Ennis offering quality budget accommodation in a fully restored Georgian building built in 1740 and originally the Clare County Club a gentleman's club for the aristocrats of County Clare.
Ennis is a vibrant medieval town in the West of Ireland renowned for it's lively pubs and seriously good Irish music scene. Only 20 minutes from Shannon airport it is the ideal base to explore Co. Clare, The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher.
Rowan Tree has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and is a real favourite with the many musicians that come to play in Ennis. All of the facilities are brand new and include a licensed Cafe Bar, coffee shop, fully equipped kitchen and dining room, plus TV Lounges and free WIFI and Internet access.
Choose from a variety of rooms including double, twin,family rooms and dorms, mostly with en-suite bathrooms. All rooms are modern and spacious, some overlooking the beautiful river Fergus which meanders through the centre of Ennis town. We provide all the bed linen,cozy duvets and fluffy pillows.
Groups, families and individuals welcome.
Free Phone calls yes free Phone calls to 40 countries so you can ring your mum
Free Brekkie - Tea, Coffee, Cereal,Toast & Orange Juice
Free Luggage storage - individual lockers and locks
Free Tea all day long
Free Internet ( 2 computers) and FREE WIFI
Free Ennis town maps and trad music session list.
Free Clare maps with Burren info.
Free Restaurant discount vouchers.
Free Bike and Surfboard storage
Free Wetsuit washing and drying room
Free Parking between 5.30pm-9am and all day Sundays
€1.30 for 4 hours at other times
Bus from Shannon to Ennis From 7.55am and approx every 30 mins until 24.00
Bus from Ennis to Shannon From 6.50 am and approx every 30 mins until 23.05
Please note that the 6 and 4 bed family rooms are for families only ( adults & children) if they are booked by all adults you will be charged at the 6 and 4 bed ensuite prices and subject to availability may still have to stay in the family room.
Rowan Tree Hostel may charge a refundable security deposit on some group bookings.
Our hostel is child and family friendly but if you are a family with children 16 years and under, and you book dorm accommodation please be aware that these children can not stay in dorms with others who are not part of your group. This is in accordance with good Child Protection Practice.
If you require wheelchair accessible facilities please contact the hostel as if accessible rooms are not requested we can not guarantee availability.