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Barnacles Quay Street Galway City Reviews

10 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland

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2093 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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Barnacles was a great hostel to stay at. The staff were really friendly and helpful and the location was awesome! Would definitely stay again.


This is by far the best hostel I have ever stayed in, had one of the best few days of my life in Galway stating in that hostel.

  • 16th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Was a very nice hostel. Staff were friendly and location was amazing! Definably come back


FANTASTIC hostel. I have stayed in a lot of hostels and this is a great one. I have stayed there before and I will definitely stay there again.

  • 8th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your nice comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and looking forward to seeing you again ~ Barnacles crew


Everybody was very friendly and helpful, thx

  • 7th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you :)

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