In western Ireland’s County Sligo, The Benwiskin Center in Ballintrillick offers comfortable rooms with attached bathroom in a rural location. With a TV lounge and spacious garden, this self-catering hostel provides free parking and Wi-Fi in all public areas. Private rooms have an en suite shower and toilet. They have use of the center’s communal facilities including a kitchen and dining area, lounge, ironing facilities and a barbecue. Towels can be rented from the property for a surcharge. A popular local activity includes hiking at the nearby Benwiskin includes a walk or drive around the panoramic Gleniff Horseshoe Valley. The nearest beach at Mullaghmore, on the Wild Atlantic Way, is just over 5 mi away. Ballintrillick is rich in history with a ruined abbey and ancient graveyard. The village of Cliffoney is a 10-minute drive from The Benwiskin Center.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 bunk bed
1 full bed
1 bunk bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
2 bunk beds
1 bunk bed
1 queen bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Ballaghnatrillick
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Rosaura
    Netherlands Netherlands
    It was super convenient for my needs. The price was fair. The kitchen was very well equipped and organised. Clean.
  • M
    Ireland Ireland
    The location was beautiful but difficult to fully appreciate with the drizzly weather - not your fault! The hostel was perfectly clean. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The choice and facilities for indoor or outdoor eating was great.
  • Douglas
    Canada Canada
    scenic area; comfortable bed and room; nice shower; large dining area and kitchen; ample parking

Area info

Amenities of The Benwiskin Centre
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Child safety socket covers
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

The Benwiskin Centre takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
Crib upon request
3 - 15 years
Extra bed upon request
16+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 10 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

The Benwiskin Center office is open Monday to Friday 09:00 until 20:00.

If you are arriving at the weekend, please advise the property of your expected time of arrival.

Check-in on the day of arrival is between 16:00 to 20:00. During October to March, if arriving on Sunday, check in time is from 15.00 to 17.00.

Please note that towels can be rented from the property for a surcharge.

If traveling from outside the island of Ireland, please check the latest Irish Government advice before making a booking and ensure that you are aware of the pre-departure COVID-19 RT-PCR test and post-arrival quarantine requirements.

Please also check the latest travel guidance from your own country’s Department of Foreign Affairs before traveling.

When booking [5] rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please inform The Benwiskin Centre of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

FAQs about The Benwiskin Centre

  • The Benwiskin Centre is 1,650 feet from the center of Ballaghnatrillick. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, The Benwiskin Centre is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The Benwiskin Centre offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at The Benwiskin Centre is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The prices at The Benwiskin Centre may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.