We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
See all Specialty Lodging in Galway

Galway City Hostel

176 reviews
Save
Traveler (28)
Room & Suite (6)
Dining (5)
Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“free breakfast”(8 reviews)
“bed female dorm”(4 reviews)
“each bunk”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Free Parking
Pool
2.0 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (176)Write a Review
Filter reviews
137 results
Traveler rating
109
20
3
3
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
109
20
3
3
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfree breakfastbed female dormeach bunkcommon roomnice common arealockable doorsprivacy curtainstoilets showerspub crawlkitchen areaeyre squaresconesirish soda breadreading lightsgreat kitchenthe bus train stationa great stay
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 137 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

I spent two nights here while in Galway travelling solo. The staff was very friendly and showed me the best place to park my car. The location was close to where the tour buses came/went from and also to the Latin Quarter. They organized social...More

Thank caitlinnnmaryy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is great! The staff is nice! Everything is clean (bedroom, toilet, kitchen, ...) The breakfast is delicious with homemade Irish bread. 2 computers available in the common room, tea and coffee available all day! Very very well located! I'll be back !!

Thank Marc5585
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely clean hostel in the heart of beautiful Galway. Located on Eyre Square, so all the main amenities (including public transport, shops, bars, eateries etc) and attractions of Galway are seconds away from the door! Staff are awesome. The showers are fab, cereal, sourdough toast,...More

Thank tom_wales09
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Best hostel I’ve stayed at. Lots of activities, nice showers, great free breakfast (including freshly baked scones when we were there) and met some really nice people. It’s a cosy hostel in a great location. Recommend the pub crawl!

Thank Charlotte G
Reviewed December 1, 2017

This hostel is amazing! Everything is so clean and cozy and the staff that I encountered was lovely. The location is perfect, right in the center of Galway, which means it's close to the best pubs and food places. This hostel (as well as their...More

Thank Morgan S
View more reviews
PreviousNext
12345628
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Details
Price range
$28 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$28 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveler (28)
Room & Suite (6)
Dining (5)
Hotel & Grounds (29)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
collavfc
July 22, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from GalwayCityH | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for the email! There is no free parking anywhere in the city but we are located beside the cheapest 24hr parking in the city. It costs €6 for 24hrs and is located in the main bus and train station of the... More
1
Vote
Room Tips
"Get off the main floor if you don't want to hear the band. On the other hand, bars close at 12:30, so..."
Read review
"Ask Brian for his recommendation"
Read review
"Don't get the room right in front of the hostel, the blinking light is loud outside all night long."
Read review
"We were in the room right beside reception and kitchen but still had a great sleep. No major noise :)"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Map
Satellite