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    Barnacles Hostel Galway

    Quay Street House 10 Quay Street | The Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
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    2017-08-27 2017-08-28
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    Overview
    • Excellent42%
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    “bed dorm” (16 reviews)
    “quay street” (25 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Booked a double room with a private bathroom for a short night in Galway. The location is terrific, right in the Galway City centre. Here comes the problem. It faces right straight to the street where the bars are, which was very very noisy and...More

    Thank Stacy Y
    Response from Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel GalwayResponded yesterday

    Hi Stacy Y Thank you for leaving your review of your stay. We are sorry you found the street outside too noisy. It is a very busy time in Galway and the city centre can have lots of visitors day and night. To reduce on...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    So if you want dead center of Galway and that means the night life, well then enjoy hearing that through your window when you are trying to sleep. The hostel has a free breakfast which was enjoyable especially since, it was nice having pancakes :P....More

    Thank Glenn W
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Really nice hostel in a great location! Walling distance from the bus station and everything in the town. Breakfast was nice - loved the pancakes! Everything was really clean and modern. Staff was really friends and rooms were great!

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I only stayed for one night but the location was excellent. In the middle of all the activities and excitement. A lot of stairs up to rooms and wouldn't stay if you are after a nice quiet night but free wifi came in handy. Guy...More

    Thank Michelle G
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The staff are all terrific and friendly. The place is kept very clean and the facilities are pretty good, although they could do with some sharp knives in the kitchen and larger fridges. I didn't get much sleep due to being on the street front...More

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    • US$30 - US$81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    pinkava
    31 January 2017|
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    Response from Lidija R | Property representative |
    Hi Niamh Thanks for booking with us. All our Twin rooms are at the back of the building so your room will be away from the street. Let us know if you have any other questions I'll be happy to help. Looking forward to... More
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    Lauren O
    30 November 2016|
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    Response from Toni Y | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry so long, but yes, we had a rental car as well. There was a parking garage about 2 blocks away near the water.
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    "Ask for a room not at the front of the building as it can be noisy"
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    "Street facing room was a bit noisy but I'm sure they have non street view."
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    "The top floor is a lot quieter than the others"
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    "i stayed at the back which is away from street"
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