Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • 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 ???? 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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


The Nest Boutique Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • 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 also 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 3 km long promenade which stretches from Salthill to The Claddagh in Galway. It is a leisurely 15-20 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 lined, power showers and contemporary Irish art work. Family bedrooms are available which contains a double and twin room connected by a private bathroom or two double room 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 group’s needs and all room rates include a light healthy buffet style breakfast with fresh pastries, fruit, yogurt, herbal teas and freshly ground coffee.

The Nest Boutique Hostel Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival.

Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 .
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.
Light continental, healthy breakfast included.

Reception: 07:00 - 23:00.
No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 8.6

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 9.8

  • Facilities 9.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    04 Jul 2019
    The Nest was wonderful... the kind and gracious staff, the location, the facility, the amenities... it was the best hostel we stayed at during our trip to Ireland.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    24 Jun 2019
    Perhaps there is a better hostel somewhere but you will travel a long way to find it. This property seems to underscore in the ratings due to a low location score. However it's location is an great asset outside of the over touristy Galway city centre, but in the gentile seaside resort of Salthill where the locals come out to play.
    Ireland, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    12 Jun 2019
    Our check-in at The Nest was super friendly and helpful. Everything about the hostel was explained. We had our own private room with en-suite - cosy, super clean, very comfy bed with nice linen and towels, free wifi. A lovely breakfast of muesli, yoghurt, fruit, a large range of bakery items plus tea and plunger coffee. Hostel facilities were fantastic - a well equipped kitchen, very comfortable common area, free coffee, tea, water and lemonade all day, laundry facilities and a cafe.
    Australia, Couple, 41+
  • 10.0


    11 Jun 2019
    A wonderful experience. Your staff is amazing, friendly and very helpful. The Room was large, clean and exceed my expectations. The breakfast was exactly what i was looking for. Fresh coffee, pastries, just the right amount of choices. Much better then a big box hotel, where your just another name.
    USA, Couple, 41+
  • 10.0


    06 Jun 2019
    The best hostel I have ever stayed in! The most thing I love about this place is how friendly the staff were! I felt loved and welcomed. The breakfast food was unbelievably good! I felt like I was having breakfast at a castle! I loved the atmosphere and everything else. I do wish the female dorm would add curtains to every bunk to prevent from other people’ s bed lamps shining on my face in the middle of the night but that’s the only downside. Would most definitely come here again.
    USA, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 9.4


    22 Jun 2019
    very good breakfast!
    Switzerland, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    22 Jun 2019
    Amazing staff, so helpful! They always accommodated me, and even arranged a bus pick up for me for one of my day trips. Cleanest hostel I’ve stayed in. Great breakfast. I can’t express enough how much I enjoyed my stay here. Would stay again!!!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    05 Jun 2019
    We were happy with staff and facilities here. Staff were helpful and friendly. Breakfast was particularly good for a hostel...pastries were a bonus and washing up was not required. Laundry facilities were good. Location was good for finding a place to eat and for walking into Galway. Car parking was plentiful in the street, but limited onsite.
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 9.1


    05 Jun 2019
    Nicely decorated hostel with good breakfast. The location is not ideal but ok. A bit of a walk to the centre. Privacy curtains would’ve been a good addition for the dorm bed. The staff was super friendly and helpful!
    Finland, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    30 May 2019
    Clean and modern hostel which felt more like a hotel, the breakfast provided was amazing! Located in Salthill, approx. 20-25 minute walk to Galway City Centre. There was plenty of food spots and bars close by if you don't feel like trekking into the city centre. Great value for money!
    Australia, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Cots Available
  • Hair Dryers
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Wi-Fi