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Skellig Lodge Q&A

If I don’t have my own transport, how can I get to Skellig Lodge/hostel?

Bus Eireann offers daily trips to Caherciveen, which is located 13 kms from Ballinskelligs. A taxi to the Lodge is E15
087 0555677

We also have weekly local buses :

  • From Caherciveen: Friday @ 1.30 pm (E5) 087 252 5478
  • From Tralee: Thursday @ 3.45 pm (E10) 1890 528 528


Do you sell food and drinks?

No, We recommend that all guests buy groceries before coming to the hostel in Caherciveen. and guests can use the self-catering kitchen to prepare your meals

Do you serve breakfast?

We do not serve breakfast and guests can use the self-catering kitchen to prepare breakfast.

What do I need to bring with me to check-in?

We require that all guests checking-in bring a piece of Photo Identification (ID) with them

What time can I check-in?

Reception is open:   From 10.00am to 9.00pm

If you will arrive outside of the above times please ring the hostel in advance on 00353(0) 66 947 9942.

What time is check-out?

We ask all guests to vacate their rooms by 11:00am

Is it possible to check-out later than 10:00?

Yes,check at reception the night prior .

Where can we leave our luggage?

Our guests are welcome to leave their luggage in our luggage room free of charge while on day trips or even just prior to check-in.

Is there a curfew?

There is no curfew; the main door is open all night.

Do we need to bring our own bed linen?

We provide clean bed linen for all of our guests, changed daily prior to check-in. For guests staying for longer periods, bed linen is changed every 4 days.

Are bath towels provided?

Towels can be rented from reception for a €1.00 charge.

Are there laundry facilities?

Yes, the on-site laundry facilities are just €4.00 for one wash token and €3.00 for one dry token.

Is there an ATM / cash point nearby?

Unfortunately at present there is no cash point. The nearest facility is at Caherciveen

Is there internet access?

We also offer free WiFi access for guests who wish to use their laptops. Please note that there are no printing facilities on site.

Is it possible to book tours at the Skellig Lodge?

Yes. Check with reception

Where can I park?

We have our own parking in front of the Lodge.

How safe is the hostel?

The Skellig Lodge is very safe. The safety and security of our guests is our top priority.