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    Barnacles Hostel Galway

    Quay Street House 10 Quay Street | The Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
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    • Excellent41%
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    “bed dorm” (16 reviews)
    “quay street” (25 reviews)
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Barnacles is ideally situated in the heart of galway, in the main pedestrian street, everything you need is around at a few footsteps. I stayed there many times, I must have tried about every type of room they have (from the 8 bed dorm to...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    My boyfriend and I have been traveling throughout Europe and Barnacles has been our favorite because of Shane. Accommodating doesn't begin to describe how awesome he was in helping us. We would highly recommend this hostel especially due to the staff and Shane's help with...More

    Thank kierstenmsuarez
    Response from Lidija R, Public Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel GalwayResponded 2 weeks ago

    HI Kierstenmsuarez We agree Shane is the best! He is hugely popular with staff and customers alike and we are lucky to work with him. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope it was a memorable visit to Galway. Hope to...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    All of the staff I spoke with were super friendly; there was someone else's things in my dorm bed when I checked in, but it was dealt with within minutes. The location is on a nice pedestrian street, only a few minutes walk from the...More

    Thank Alexandra S
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Stayed 23 and 24 June. From the minute we arrived everything was perfect. Location ideal, 2min walk from everything you need. 10/15 min walk to the bus station. For someone on a crutch perfect distance

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Nice and clear welcome from the staff. Dorms are fine although ny matress was pretty worn out. Breakfast is really good (and free!) The lounge and kitchen aare very nice. Everything is clean. Location is perfect! You can't park at the hostel but nearby with...More

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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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    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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