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Hostels in Ireland - The Valley House Holiday Hostel & Bar, Achill, Mayo, Ireland

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The Yellow Lady Tea Room
...Open Daily Noon to 6pm in July and August. Serving Afternoon Tea, Soup, Sandwiches and Home Baked Treats in The Yellow Lady Tea Room. Please do stop in for a yummy afternoon tea break or enjoy our terrific stone-baked fresh pizzas from noon until 10pm in The Valley House Bar.

The Yellow Lady Design Centre & Craft School Now Open! Visit this unique store located in The Valley House Courtyard packed with gorgeous crafts and art from local Mayo designers...more info

Language Camp West
Our new language adventure school for second level students will run French & German language adventure courses starting June 2014. For more info find us on Facebook or Visit our website.

Scoil Acla 2014
Traditional music lessons, writer's workshops, painters school, readings, exhibitions, concerts and more...more info

Lonely Planet Ireland Guide... recommends The Valley House as their Top Pick for accommodation on Achill Island.

Music gigs and summer fun at The Valley House
Photo Galleries
Summer Markets, Courtyard Music, Theatre, hundreds of photos of Ireland and Achill including the fabulous Achill sights, great days and nights in the hostel, wonderful music sessions in the bar, and images of the 19th century landlady of The Valley House, Agnes McDonnell.


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Group Accommodation & Bookings
We have have many years of experience in providing group accommodation for groups of all sizes and ages. For more information please click here for our Group Accommodation page.


Love & Rage, filmed at The Valley House, Achill

"Love & Rage" a film made on location at
The Valley House - featuring James
Bond star Daniel
Craig in the title role, it tells the true story of The Valley House's turbulent and fascinating history.
"Love and Rage" Film Page
"Love and Rage" Film Trailer


Welcome to our Hostel in the West of Ireland. The Valley House Holiday Hostel & Bar is located on the beautiful island of Achill, in County Mayo, on the west coast of Ireland. Take a look through our site and experience our unique atmosphere & fascinating history.

Read the true story of "The Playboy & The Yellow Lady", a tale of intrigue, arson and murderous intent. On our film page you can read about "Love And Rage", a movie featuring "James Bond" star Daniel Craig in the lead role and made on location at The Valley House. Our Hostel Information page will give you details on rooms, pricing and facilities. Step into our cosy traditional Bar where you will find a great music session at the fire and an excellent pint of Guinness always on tap.

You can find out about all of our own Activities on this site, as well as information on what the island of Achill has to offer. Whether you are an individual or part of a group you will find the welcome at The Valley House will be warm and sincere.

So if you are looking for unique, friendly, comfortable hostels in Ireland, contact us for more information and let us help make your visit to Achill Island a memorable one!

- The Gallagher Family

Hostel in the west of Ireland , dormitory room   Camping at The Valley House Hostel Achill

Language Camp West Summer Camps in Ireland

The Yellow Lady

Walk or Cycle The Great Western Greenway!
(Westport to Achill 42km trail)

We can arrange pick up and drop-off from
The Greenway
- ask us for more info!


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The Valley House YouTube playlist!
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The Valley House Holiday Hostel & Bar 
The Valley, Achill Island, County Mayo Ireland 
Telephone (from Ireland): 098-47204 or 086-8592812
Telephone (International): +353-98-47204 or +353-86-8592812
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