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Kinlay House Hostel Galway

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Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

16 went to Kinlay Hostel for a Stag party. Vast majority have never been in a Hostel before. And all would go back in the morning. Excellent facilities, service, beds, location and price. Top class would be an understatement 😊

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Drogheda, Ireland
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Galway is the most beautiful city to visit especially for a big girls weekend like the one we had! I honestly couldn't recommend the Kinlay House Hostel in Galway highly enough. The first thing to note is that it is right in the heart of the city. Once you find your bearings you will be quick to realise you can...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

At one point I looked around the common room and every single person was in their phone! Not a place to meet people. Food breakfast, average wifi, clean and comfortable. Very helpful staff, would not recommend the cliffs of moher tour!

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County Tipperary, Ireland
Reviewed 19 August 2015

From being greeted with a friendly smile to the check-out, my stay at Kinlay House was excellent. I would have preferred a few more options for breakfast, but I have no other criticisms. The staff were so friendly and helpful, it is centrally located easy to find, accommodation was clean and comfortable and I felt very safe. I would highly...

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Big hostel, clean and comfortable. My room accommodates six persons. The hostel staffs are friendly and helpful. Very good location and no problem in getting around. Right in the city centre where food and shops are nearby and heritage sites too.

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Carlingford, Louth, Ireland
Reviewed 14 August 2015

The staff at the desk are very friendly and very helpful. You feel very welcome from the moment you walk in the door. There are some nice iMac computers freely available for guest use with the ability to print. There is also a nice lounge where consumption of one's own alcohol is allowed. I stayed in an ensuite double room...

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Amazing stuff - Amazing place - Amazing energy - Amazing travellers - Amazing clean room. Be like at home but with lots of nice people around! If you have the opportunity to stay in Galway enjoy the time in this wonderful place! I will be back! Thanks for everything!

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This is a great hostel in the centre of Galway City. I stayed here with a mate in a 6 bed mixed dorm. We felt welcomed from start to finish, Partying is encouraged in the communal areas, the hostel also runs pub crawls and bowling evenings so you get to meet even more people. Very sociable place, the only thing...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

On my solo Trip to Ireland I stayed here For 2 nights . The location is great , 7 minute walk to the bus station and right across fro eyre square and the heart of Galway city. You are walking distance to all the pubs and night life yet the hostel has a great location where you don't feel caught...

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Ennis, Ireland
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I booked a mixed (ages 19-50+) group here for a hen. Booking was made very easy by the fab Frank, despite it being so busy (the Sat of bank hol & Galway races)! The hostel is in a brill location and the rooms were perfect - great variety of bed sizes etc. Would definitely stay here again and I very...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the newly refurbished Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square Galway!This newly refurbished Hostel reopened after extensive renovations in Jan 2012. Since then, Kinlay has been voted "Best Hostel in Ireland" and has also been voted as one of the Top Ten Hostels in the World.Kinlay caters for everyone from solo travellers to holiday groups. Over looking Eyre Square and with first class facilities its no wonder Lonely Planet Guide 2012 announced Kinlay Hostel as their "Top Pick" when staying in Galway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kinlay House Hostel Galway

Address: Merchants Road | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $28 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kinlay House Hostel Galway 2*
Number of rooms: 224
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