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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

“Very nice”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on July 31, 2018

Pro: Friendly and helpfull staff Clean Good place to visit the beautiful town Beautiful old building Con: Wifi didn't work (and I think it hardly ever does) Carpet in rooms The way the showers are...

“Worst Staff”

Rating: 1 Reviewed on May 29, 2018

Ive backpacked in over 50 countries and worked in hostels and never met such unhelpful/rude staff. They don’t have any luggage store, refuse to let you keep your bags in the reception, no plugs near...

“Avoid, deposits not returned.”

Rating: 1 Reviewed on May 21, 2018

Stayed here with a group of 15. We paid €600 deposit (deposit should have been €30 each, but a group arrived late and paid the deposit but it was unknowingly paid for the whole group by those that...


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.