Get out in the fresh air where it's easy to social distance.
Clare's Rock will open for pre-booked family and group bookings only from 2020. It will no longer be operate as a hostel for individuals or walk-in customers. It will be possible to book our main building with 8 bedrooms or either of our two self-catering units for family and private groups. Units have up to 5 bedrooms but if you only need 1 or more rooms give us a call on 087 1235389 and we can give you a quote. All units are set up for self-catering and are self contained to meet with guidelines dealing with covid 19 pandemic. There is a 3 night minimum stay with best rates for stays of one week. Thanks to all our guests who stayed since the covid restrictions were introduced. With your help we were able to operate safely in 2020 and it is our intention to continue to maintain our standards to this level into the future.
Clare’s Rock Accommodation used to be the Burren National Park hostel and is located just off the “Wild Atlantic Way” .
We are the only accommodation in the high Burren that specialise in group accommodation.
Clare’s Rock in The Burren National Park is located just off the Wild Atlantic Way in the village of Carron/Carran, on the Burren Way, and is central to many of the best walking trails, including the Carron loop, the Nature Reserve at Mount Carran, and the Mulloughmore National Park walks. Maps and information of all the Burren walks are available at the hostel and are free to residents.
We are within walking distance of all the major attractions including Poulnabrone Dolmen, Caherconnell and Cathair Chomain stone forts, the National Park at Mulloughmore, and are only a short drive from Aillwee Cave and the Cliffs of Moher. The Michael Cusack Centre,Hazel mountain chocolate, and The Burren Perfumery also only a few minutes drive away.
Cassidy’s pub and restaurant is only 200 metres from the hostel.
In the peaceful surrounds of the Burren we can guarantee an enjoyable stay, in clean and comfortable en-suite rooms.
After your day in the Burren you can cook in our kitchens or eat at the local pub/restaurant.
Our environmental credentials
At Clare’s Rock we’re not ECO to be different. We’re ECO to make a difference!
We have installed a wind turbine for electricity supply and electric heating. This, along with our solar panels for hot water heating, makes us self-sufficient in all our energy needs.