Slane Farm Hostel is situated on the working farm of Paddy and Joanne Macken in the heart of the Boyne Valley. Ideal for groups, families, couple and individuals as its close to the wonders of Newgrange, Tara, Battle of Boyne, Hill of Slane, Kells and many other attractions and still only 40 mins from Dublin City and Dublin Airport.
The farm building were once part of the Slane Castle Estate which is next door and the farm itself has many interesting walks and ruins for one to explore.
It has been respectfully refurbished and converted into a luxury hostel complete will all modern day amenities. It provides simple comforts and the atmosphere is one of easygoing familiarity that give an insight into life in rural Ireland and a working farm.
Guests have a choice of dormitory accommodation , private rooms or a self catering unit. All modern conveniences and facilities are included to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Any Group from 10 – 50 can be accommodated at Slane Farm.
Dormitories are from sizes 6 -12 and are all ensuite.
Private rooms can accommodate 2 – 4 people all ensuite
All bed linen is provided and towels are available when required. Hair Dryers are also available.
Self Catering Units from 2- 6 people.
We are closed for November, December & January 2015 / 2016
Dorms are €20 per person per night
Private rooms €30 per person sharing per night
Self-catering cottages are €50 per person sharing for one night and €45 per person sharing for two or more nights
Camping is €10 per person per night (electricity hook up €5 per night)
Group rates available
Children under 12 half price and children under 4 free
(Prices may vary during Concert Times / Christmas / New Year)
The Self catering kitchen which is open 24/7 is fully kitted out with all modern conveniences and crockery needs for your dinning and provides free tea and coffee for everyone.
BBQ facilities are also available to our guests.
The dining area is next door to the kitchen.
The living room provides comfort for relaxing and meeting other guests and a collection of wonderful reading on Ireland and the Royal County of Meath.
Internet Access if freely available for all our guests with wifi connections.
The reception has a world of information on Things to Do and See while staying at Slane Farm and suggested maps and guides are freely available on sites and trips to the Boyne Valley. The Macken family are happy to help all our visitors if needs be.
The TV / Games Room. Here one can enjoy the TV or enjoy the large DVD collection available to our guests or enjoy the many board games on display.
The Laundry Drying room provides washing machines, dryers, ironing facilities for our visitors 24/7.
These self catering units provide an individual living room/dinning area for the more private guest. They are all fully equipped with all modern day conveniences and include all bed linen.
Each unit is individually fitted and tastefully furnished to provide comfort to all who stay.
The units are finished to a very high standard and some are 4 **** approved by the Irish Tourist Board.
The campsite is situated to the side of the Hostel and can host a number of tents.. It is also possible to park a camper van on the site and we can provide an electrical hook up.
Visitors to the campsite can use the kitchen which has cooking facilities.
The site also has showers and toilets.
BBQ facilities are also available.
It is possible to extend the site for occasions like the Slane Concert which is situated next door to
Slane Farm. This is the only time the normal rates for camping do not apply and visitors to the site can only have entry to the site the day before the concert and then stay for the whole weekend.
Visitors to the campsite have access to the Laundry Room and to the Reception for all Information and Guides and also have Free Internet Access.
Rate for the Campsite is €10 per person per night. (including showers) (€5 per night for electricity hook up)
Special Group Rates available.