The Forum – Mountmellick, which is Failte Approved can accommodate 22-people in hotel standard accommodation. The former Church now provides a large communal dining and sitting room area with a high quality commercial standard kitchen to provide self catering facility.
The Forum-Mountmellick is a new Board Failte approved boutique holiday hostel for the intrepid traveller to stay and enjoy the Irish way of life untainted by the modern day commercial lifestyle. The owner Eugene Conroy and manager Aoifa Dempsey aim to make your stay a memorable one.
Situated 47 minutes' drive east of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, The Forum Hostel is located in the town of Mountmellick. With free WiFi access in public areas, there is also free on-site parking.
Each room benefits from a seating area. Featuring a shower, the private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer. Extras include a desk and ironing facilities.
At The Forum Hostel there is a garden, barbecue facilities and a shared kitchen. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge and luggage storage. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including hiking.
Clonreher Bog, a Natural Heritage Area, is 10 minutes' drive from the property and The Curragh Racecourse is 38 km away.
Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.
You get good value for money here, according to couples who spent time at the property. They rate it 9.3.