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Ocean Bar & Hostel

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Overview of Ocean Bar & Hostel

Ocean Bar & Hostel

2.0 star property
No-frills Ballybunion hostel with bar/lounge

3 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar
Main Street, Ballybunion, County Kerry
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Bar/lounge
  • Limited hour front desk

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Killarney (KIR-Kerry) - 48 min drive
  • Tralee Station - 30 min drive


  • Railway Bar - 2 min walk
  • Perrozzi - 3 min walk
  • Mcmunn's - 4 min walk
  • Teach de Broc - 4 min drive
  • Tomaisin's Music & Sports Bar - 7 min drive

About this property

Ocean Bar & Hostel

Ocean Bar & Hostel is a great choice for a stay in Ballybunion. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and free continental breakfast is available daily between 6 AM and 10 AM.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 8 rooms


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM until 8 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 4 PM - 8 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (2 years old and younger) are not allowed
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 6 AM–10 AM
  • Bar/lounge

What to do

  • Beach nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)

Room amenities

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies


This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Ocean Bar Hostel Ballybunion
Ocean Bar Hostel
Ocean Bar Ballybunion
Ocean Bar & Hostel Ballybunion
Ocean Bar & Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Ocean Bar & Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Ballybunion

Frequently asked questions

Does Ocean Bar & Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Ocean Bar & Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Ocean Bar & Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Ocean Bar & Hostel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Ocean Bar & Hostel?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - 8 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Express check-out is available.
Are there restaurants at or near Ocean Bar & Hostel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Mcmunn's (4-min walk), Tomaisin's Music & Sports Bar (4.3 mi) and The Thatch (4.7 mi).
What's the area around Ocean Bar & Hostel like?
Ocean Bar & Hostel is a short 6-minute walk from Ballybunion Castle and 10 minutes' walk from Ladies Beach.

Overall score and ratings





Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

6/10 Good

Good Hostel
Internet not reliable and room was quite small...but aesthetically beautiful.
Michael, 1-night family trip
Verified guest review

2/10 Poor

Verified guest review

6/10 Good

Good stopover Hotel/Hostel
Basic value for money hotel. Decent cooking facilities in common kitchen Comfortable common dining area with all day coffee and tea. Continental breakfast
Verified guest review