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Celtic Tourist Hostel Reviews

Queen Street,Victoria Place, Galway, Galway, Ireland

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78%

Rating
387 Total Reviews
  • 73%Value For Money
  • 74%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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80%

Gets the job done, but there was nothing that really stuck out for me.


89%

great Hostel...great staff..lovely experience!!!

  • 1st Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Truly could not have asked for a better hostel experience. I've stayed at countless hostels before (including in Galway,) and nothing compared to the warm, welcoming community atmosphere of The Celtic. We were able to go do our own thing during the day and then come back and hang out with other guests during dinner/the evening. Emma and the rest of the crew felt more like old friends than they did hostel staff members. Will DEFINITELY be returning!

  • 28th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


69%

Does the job if your looking for a bed beside the pubs.

  • 28th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

The staff was friendly and there was a general atmosphere of it being like a group of friends renting a house which was nice


83%

We had a great time in Celtic Tourist Hostel! Room had a good size! Staff was friendly! Bathrooms and beds were good and clean! The kitchen was decently equipped and big! A great place to meet other travellers! The door to our dorm was always open and you could enter without a key if it wasnt locked! But we had all our valuables with us, so we weren't worried about anyone stealing anything!

  • 21st Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Amazing clean and cosy place with very good facilities. Perfect for weekend holidays, vacation or even for longer stays. If you're looking to meet nice and friendly people, then this is definitely the place =)

  • 14th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Portugal
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

The place is fine. A little quiet maybe but I would think that has to do with the people staying there. Its a matter of wether they communicate with each other or don't. The hostel was very clean. The receptionist was very nice. Great location as well. The 4 person dorm rooms were very large. Plenty of space. Breakast was very basic but the kitchen is fairly large. So multiple people cooking is not a problem.


71%

I didn't like that it was so cold and they had to add another heater in the room. Other than that everything was fine. Yes there are stairs only so if you don't want to do stairs pick another place. Owner and employees were very friendly but it is cash only. When I arrived on a Friday afternoon around 5 pm everything was closed and could not exchange cash. Total payment is due at check-in. They let me stay, payed the first night and the remainder the following day.


100%

The perfect hostel for solo travelers. lots of friendly, live in staff to take you around.


60%

Wifi is horrible.


86%

Nice unpaid staff, showers clean but don't work well, Quiet place but we were nearly the only customers! You won't be able to go if you haven't booked in advance.


74%

Staying two days in a twin room. Very small room with a bunker bed. Old interior but very clean. Showers and toilets where clean and good. Close to the center of the city, bus station and railway.


100%

Good place to stay


83%

I would like to thank Declan and all the staff for being so hospitable. Andrew from Newfoundland.

  • 25th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


80%

Hostel is in a great location. Staff where welcoming. Rooms where small but we expected that. Room doors had to be locked all the time because draught from windows opened kept opening It. Our room had mould on wall,other room had water stains. Bathrooms where kept spotless, on our floor we had 2 toilets


80%

Staff friendly and welcoming, central location in Galway. Got some great tips for going for dinner and goig out here! only downside: the atmosphere! This place needs a radio and maybe some organized events. It was dead quiet and guests werent talking.




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