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Woodquay Hostel Galway City Reviews

23/24 Woodquay, Galway, Ireland

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445 Total Reviews
  • 56%Value For Money
  • 60%Security
  • 86%Location
  • 52%Staff
  • 53%Atmosphere
  • 57%Cleanliness
  • 50%Facilities

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One of the worst hostels I have ever stayed in. Ever! Rude staff, weird long term guests, the room smelled really badly of dirty feet and rancid clothes. When checking in, no word about the house, facilities, Galway or even when to check out, Security is basically non existent cause staff doesn't care who walks in, no lockers available. There is even a dorm that the staff have to walk through to get to the staff room. Toilets: disgusting. And in general, old, badly kept house. AVOID AT ALL COST


Awful, toilets didn't flush, showers didn't work and my friend and I slept slim mattresses where you called feel the springs under the trundle!! Very poor and wouldn't stay there again.....

  • 16th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The showers didn't work, and the toilets didn't flush. Also no toilet paper. Would not stay here again.

  • 16th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Only one working plug in the 8-bed dorm, poorly equipped kitchen, negligent staff.

  • 16th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


do not choose if u do not have to


They had no record of our booking, and upon us explaining and showing the confirmation the staff gave us a room that wasn't what we paid for.


The bedding smelled as if it hadn't been cleaned on 2 of the bunks and the shower temperature was very sporadic and variable but other than that it was a good night! I'll definitely be recommending it for college groups like ours again

  • 6th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Personally I like to avail of lockers when I hostel-around.....and perhaps in this case the availability of an internet computer ready kiosk or café...


The staff was nice but they could make make bigger effort to explain basic things because now needed to ask myself that for example is there breakfast, when is check out and they did´t introduce the hostel where is kitchen etc.


Very simple facilities, no soap, the drain was clogged. The towel was full of fluffs. Price is good, though.


Dedicated staff, clean beds, old but average toilets. Only problem is the kitchen that closes after 10/11pm. Ehiii italians and spanish eat late!! =)

  • 15th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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