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Galway City Hostel

0.5 km from Galway centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

If you have been traveling alone or with a small group I would recommend this hostel very highly. It has a great feel with a nice common area on the second floor that looks out over the square. People tend to congregate here chat, have a drink or just relax reading a book so is a nice hostel to meet...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just stayed at GCH for 3 nights, and I must say they deserve the highest praise--for their excellent breakfast, including freshly-baked bread and freshly-brewed coffee; extremely clean rooms and bathrooms; beds with curtains &a charging stations; considerate guests and very helpful & friendly staff; and central location. You usually have to 2nd-guess reviews that heap on too much praise;...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An extremely good hostel for how much we paid for it. The breakfast was great, the bathrooms and toilets were clean and the rooms were well kept. As a tourist from England I especially like the code to get through the door. May as well be 'guilt' 😂

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Xanthi, Greece
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really cozy with really good people to help you out. Really nice and clean both the rooms and the bathrooms. Free breakfast and a really cool place to hang out with free computer use and board games. It's on the dead center of Galway which is also nice. Free tours and cool discounts from the people working-volubteering at the hostel.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good location, excellent attention, really nice and friendly staff. Breakfast included, kitchen clean and organise. You can cook. Amazing shower and toilet, always clean and tidy. Smoking area open until 11pm. Rooms clean, with plenty space and good lighting.

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect stay for a visit of this city, it is located only 5 minutes walk to the center. Tidy and friendly hostel with wooden floors and bunk beds. Shared bathrooms. Great kitchen to sit down, meet other people or have a tea. Breakfast with lots of options and homemade bread. Staff is very friendly.

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Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed a couple of nights there and I liked it very much. The staff is nice, overall its clean, security is good and its has the perfect location. Dont forget to take your locker! I surely would stay there again.

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Flers-en-Escrebieux, France
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The best point it s the localisation of the hostel, in the city center. It's clean and the commun spaces are clean and welcoming. But don't be scared about the noise because there is a pub underneath the hostel !

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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

3 of us stayed here on Dec 31st and couldn't rate the place better! Clean, tidy, friendly, and a fantastic location. We asked the front desk if they had a needle and thread to fix a button that had come off a shirt, and they delivered a mini sewing kit to us within an hour! At 9pm on New Year's...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

100% happy with my stay :) Staff we're very helpful. Rooms and beds were super clean. Toilet and showers were very clean and hygienic. Storage cages below your bed was great to tidy your belongings at night and throughout the day. The hostel is right beside a tour office which was great for booking tours right away and has selected...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Galway City Hostel is ideally located beside the bus and train station overlooking Eyre Square, giving you the perfect starting point to explore all the attractions and nightlife that Galway has to offer. If you wish to explore further afield, you can book a tour to The Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and The Aran Islands at unbeatable prices directly from our 24 hour reception area. We offer our guests free Wi-Fi and internet access, free printing, free breakfast, free maps and event guides and free luggage storage. Our facilities include a fully equipped self catering kitchen, a comfortable chill out area and lockers. From the reception area, not only can you book tours, you are also provided with a laundry service, hairdryers, adaptors and anything else that will make your stay with us more relaxing and enjoyable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galway City Hostel

Address: Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland (Formerly Galway Hostel)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $28 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Galway City Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ask Brian for his recommendation”
 of 5 bubbles lilithelion, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't get the room right in front of the hostel, the blinking light is loud outside all night long.”
 of 5 bubbles chantellehc, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We were in the room right beside reception and kitchen but still had a great sleep. No major noise :)”
 of 5 bubbles LaLa8989, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“room on first floor means less stairs to go up when intoxicated”
 of 5 bubbles connoro603, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“16-bed dorm was the best! Outlets and curtains by every bed, ensuite bathroom: I barely noticed that I was living in a room with 15 others.”
 of 5 bubbles quinrae, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
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