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Kinlay House Hostel Galway

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I spent two nights at this hostel. You have free wifi, free access to PCs for printing boarding passes, a very good breakfast selection. The rooms were very clean with comfy beds. I would definitely be staying here if I am in Galway again. The staff were polite and helpful too.

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Tours, France
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I spent two nights there and its a very nice youth hostel. I paid 29 euros per night to sleep in a dorm. The guys working there are super cool and helpful. There is free wifi and breakfast is included. The rooms are clean and it is mostly young backpackers sleeping there. Recommended !

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great hostel, good value, lots of little extras, like breakfast, wifi, allowed late night drinking in the common areas. Staff were really polite, helpful and couldn't do enough for us. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone visiting Galway city.

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Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights in the hostel and the experience was quite good. The room was quite big and the beds were comfortable. The bathroom is shared for all the rooms but it was quite clean. The staff was really nice and helpful, always available for anything. The breakfast is included in the price and it's quite complete.

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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Already stayed twice here and when I come to Galway next time this is first choice. Great place right next to Eyre Square, great staff, great breakfast. Many oportunities for entertainment with fellow travelers (board games and stuff). I loved everything about this place.

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Bodø, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You'll find several iMacs available for use free of charge, guitars, a pool table and well maintained facilities! Bed was very neat and comfortable. The reception area and common areas remind me more of a modern hotel, so it was very comforting!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very central situated right in the heart of eyre square in Galway. Staff are lovely and helpful. Me and my sister in law stayed in a room with 8 other random people and felt very safe and welcomed. Rooms are quite standard, we had bunk beds with lockers underneath the beds, locks aren't provided however. Hostel offers continental breakfast in... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Kinlay house in Galway for 2 nights. It's a very clean and welcoming hostel that must have been an old hotel. The beds, rooms, common area are all very clean. The staff are great and always open to give you advice where to go. I think it is the only hostel where they did our dishes for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location of this hostel is perfect, it's close to lots of bars and restaurants! The hostel itself is clean and well kept! The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is good. The common room has books, board games and musical instruments. The free breakfast is good and the use of computers and printing for free is a bonus. Will... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here as part of a Shamrocker tour. It is a very nice hostel, with positive vibes. A large common room, wifi and good breakfast. It's central in Galway so it's very convenient. Staff friendly. Would have dropped a 5 star, however - Disappointed with the horrifically uncomfortable mattress and the fact they missed my laundry order.

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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
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $30 - $131 (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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