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The Old Mill Holiday Hostel

Barrack Yard


Old Mill Holiday Hostel is located in the center of Westport and housed in a historic building dating back to around 1780. Free WiFi access is available throughout, as well as a beautiful new shared kitchen. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge and laundry facilities. The property offers free parking.

Rooms feature old stone walls and wooden beams.

The hostel is 1.2 km from Westport Train Station, 2.1 km from Clew Bay Heritage Centre and 13 km from Rockfleet Castle. Westport Leisure Centre is just 2 minutes' walk from the hostel and features a swimming pool, fitness centre and a sauna.

This is our guests' favourite part of Westport, according to independent reviews.

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  • Adaptors
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Parking
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels for hire


Traveler Reviews

“Pilgrim routes”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on July 24, 2019

By and large this is a good hostel. Large kitchen self catering area. Not sufficient bowls though. Helpful reception. Adequate bathroom and showers. Good security. Comfortable beds to suit 6ft...

“Great hostel, lovely ambient”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on June 04, 2019

The hostel is well located and we loved the rustic style of the rooms, basic but comfortable for travellers who are looking for a bed and shower in a friendly and cosy environment. There is a common...

“Excellent, great stay.”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on March 21, 2019

A great place to stay in, helpful and friendly staff, warm rooms and very clean showers and bathroom in general ,right in the middle of town surrounded by a cinema, swimming pool and near to Westport...


As we are located in the center of Westport, you are only minutes away from the train station and the bus stop. If you are driving we are just off James street beside the Clewbay Hotel and before you get to Westport Leisure centre and Cinema.


48 hour cancellation policy. If you cancel within 48 hours of arrival day, we will charge your credit card the full amount for the first nights accommodation.
If you do not arrive on arrival day, we will charge your card the full amount of the booking.

All requests are required to sign in with passports or drivers license identification documents.
We do not accommodate dogs / pets.
We have 24 hour access to the dorms but the kitchen is closed at 11.00 pm and re-opens at 8.00am.
The kitchen can be used for cooking and preparing meals from 3.30pm - 10.00 pm.
We can organise cooked meals and packed lunches for groups over 15 persons.
For large groups over 10 persons please contact the hostel directly.
There is a damage deposit required at check - in for large all male or all female groups.