Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 1 week prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Changes to the reservation can be made up to one week before arrival. Any bookings that are cancelled within one week of arrival will not be refunded. If cancelled less than 1 month before arrival then the 20% deposit will be lost.

Additional Info:

All groups of 6 people or more need to pay a 20% deposit one month before arrival, and the remaining balance is to be paid 1 week before arrival. Once paid, these payments are non refundable.
All groups must pay a €30 per person REFUNDABLE security deposit upon arrival. This will be returned upon departure as long as our rules have been adhered to and there has been no damage to the property, excessive noise or lost keys. Groups must provide names of all guests in their group.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Nest Boutique Hostel is an alternative accommodation concept which blurs the lines between a hotel, guesthouse and a hostel by offering quality accommodation with unique social spaces, attention to detail, an individual touch and a strong emphasis on the local community. We try our best to be as eco friendly as possible and are always searching for new ways to lessen our impact on the environment. The Nest Boutique Hostel is situated only two minutes walk to the shops, bars and restaurants in the seaside village of Salthill. It is less than a minute from the beach and a long promenade which stretches from Salthill to The Claddagh in Galway. It is a leisurely 20 minute stroll into Galway city centre, and the bus stop is just outside our door with a regular bus to and from Galway city (from early morning till midnight). The Nest offers a majority of double and twin ensuite rooms which have comfy beds, soft linen, power showers and contemporary Irish art work. Family bedrooms are available which contain a double and twin room connected by a private bathroom or two double rooms connected by a bathroom. For groups or individuals, there are six and seven bed dorms which are ensuite and one dorm with shared bathroom. Here at The Nest we have a variety of flexible room types to suit any groups needs and a continental style breakfast can be provided for â'¬5 per person per day and can be booked on arrival. The Nest Boutique Hostel Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival. Children can only be accommodated in private rooms. The dormitories cannot accommodate children unless the dorm is booked as a private room All group bookings of 6 or more people must pay a 20% deposit 1 month before arrival, and remaining balance is to be paid 1 week before arrival. We also require a â'¬30 per person REFUNDABLE security deposit upon arrival Check in from 15:00. Check out before 10:00. Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival. Taxes included. 24 Hour staff Reception: 07:00 - 23:00. No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.5

  • Facilities 9.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    09 Jan 2022
    I really enjoyed my stay here. It was really clean and I had everything I needed in my very comfortable room. The receptionist was really friendly and was more than happy to go out of her way to help me with any queries.
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    18 Dec 2021
    Overall good experience, beautiful hostel
    South Africa, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    17 Nov 2021
    My stay at the hostel was REALLY good! It really is a high-standard hostel. Beds are clean and very comfortable. Kitchen is well equipped and always clean. The common area looks very nice. They even place a towel and a little sweet on your bed when you arrive. It really is a hostel/hotel feeling, instead of 'just' a hostel atmosphere. Nevertheless, don't underestimate the distance to city center. Depending on where you want to go it takes you up to 30 minutes do get there by walking (one way!).
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    12 Nov 2021
    The Nest was very comfortable and welcoming. The staff were very friendly, helpful, and gave great recommendations around the area. Also, the €5 breakfast was such a deal! Would highly recommend!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    15 Jan 2022
    We really enjoyed our stay at the nest boutique hostel. The staff were so friendly and helpful. The hostel is in the perfect location, only a short walk to the beach and there are lots of cafes and pubs close by. The room was clean and tidy. The only thing that we think needs improving is that there was no fan in the bathroom so when you showered the whole room steamed up and felt damp. Otherwise a great stay overall.
    New Zealand, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4


    19 Nov 2021
    Room was clean, staff was very friendly and accommodating, wifi was good, and the laundry facilities were perfect. I like the location because it was a quiet area with coffee shops, pubs, and a grocery store close but it is about a 20-25 minute walk to downtown. There's a bus stop right outside the fence though and plenty of taxi or parking options downtown for whatever option suits you best.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    09 Nov 2021
    A bit of a walk from the city centre but great place overall
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    02 Nov 2021
    Everything was great, it's a 5 minutes walk to the coast, love the scenery. Walking to Galway town only takes 15 minutes or so, if not the hostel is right by a bus stop that'll take you. The breakfast is great value, only 5 euros but it's enough for two even!
    Ireland, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.1


    31 Dec 2021
    It would be nice if the common area was open for longer but overall it was still very nice and we liked the stay:) Will definetly recommend to others.
    Ireland, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    24 Nov 2021
    Booked this hostel mostly because they offered parking but there were only a few spots and they told me to park on the street instead. The beds were quite comfy and cozy but the facilities were basically outside so it was quite cold to shower or use the toilet. The beds were also really close and tightly packed into the room so it was difficult to use any of the lights without disturbing other guests too much. Staff was lovely though. Free tea, coffee, and filtered water was nice too.
    USA, Mixed Group, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Cots Available
  • Dryer
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Wi-Fi