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Barnacles Hostel Galway

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Quay Street House, 10 Quay Street | The Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland (Formerly Barnacles Quay Street House)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The rooms are small, but clean. The staff was very friendly. There were 8 of us in the room and there was only enough hot water in the shower for 2 people. The last 2 people in the shower barely had any water. Wouldnt recommend it.

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

They have already thought about everything a backpacker needs! A lamp to read, a plug, wifi, great kitchen which is always clean, hostel activities to socialize every night, in the centre of the city (a litlle bit noisy if your room is to the street, but party at night may finish at 1).

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hostels pretty crap.. The rooms are too small, the locks on the toilet and shower dont lock which isnt great when your girlfriend is the only female in a room with 7 other men (of all ages).. Its Stuffy and hot which makes for no sleep when its combined with the snoring coming from below you.. The pillow feels... More

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Novara, Italy
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a week-end on my own in Galway. This hostel is so fantastic, first of all because it's right in the city center, the Quay, the most beautiful part of Galway,surrounded by lovely cafes,pubs and restaurants, right 5 steps from the latin quartier and the oldest claddagh ring shop. at the reception, they were so nice to... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is situated in the heart of the heart of Galway center thus there is something u must expect (and I would say...something that we actually look for) ... to busyyy and noisyy at night. the noise obviously comes from outside! no matter how "sound prove" the windows would be...noise would always be there I just said this, but... More

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Padua, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best hostel where I've stayed in my travel across Ireland. It is nice and clean with a good atmosphere in the common rooms(kitchen, tv room) situated in the city center of Galway. The breakfast is good Staff are very kind and helpful.

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

first time stay in a hostel..very surprised..hostel right in the city centre..everything in walking distance...hostel was very clean...staff very friendly..breakfast in morn consists of bread ,tea,coffee,orange juice,apple juice.....lots of affordable restaurants...plenty to see and do ...would recommend

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N.Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first stay in a hostel and I was pleasantly surprised. The hotel is right in the city centre so everything is in walking distance. The hostel itself is very clean and well kept with friendly and informative staff. They helped us find good affordable restaurants and things to do during the day and night. It also offers... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I`ve stayed one night at the hostel but it was too noisy for me as I was exhausted from my trip and needed a good night sleep. The hostel management moved me to an apartment upon my request which was not too far from the hostel. The apartment had a big kitchen, stove, oven, washer and dryer which was really... More

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San Jose, California
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Located smack-dab in the middle of things in the pedestrian zone. I enjoyed being able to walk out the front door and be met with tons of live music in various pubs and restaurants. The one downside to this was that the music did not stop in until well after 2am, and when it stops, the street cleaning and morning... More

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Additional Information about Barnacles Hostel Galway

Address: Quay Street House, 10 Quay Street | The Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland (Formerly Barnacles Quay Street House)
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Barnacles Hostel Galway 2*
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