This hostel is committed to following WHO and local government guidelines for Covid-19 sanitation. This includes increased cleaning routines, better hygiene measures and social distancing when required.
We love this hostel! It gets our thumbs up for consistently high customer ratings and excellent quality scores.
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Galway City Hostel & Bar

Free Cancellation Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.

3310 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Your Home away from Home, Galway City Hostel is Galway?s most popular Hostel for Solo Travellers.

Overlooking Eyre Square and positioned right next to Galway?s Rail and Bus Stations the location is simply unbeatable. This Hostel also offers a free and substantial continental breakfast and a very comfortable shared lounge, as well as free Wi-Fi, printing, and luggage storage. The reception staff will look after your every need and can also arrange tours to the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, and the Aran Islands. Offering landmark and city views, each dorm bed is equipped with a privacy curtain, light, USB and power sockets, along with secure luggage storage.

Please note that large groups may be required to pay a security deposit upon check-in. This deposit is fully refundable upon checkout once all house rules and other guests have been respected.

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Please note we don't accept -17 in dormitories.

Reviews & Ratings

3310 Total Reviews
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Latest Reviews

May 29, 2023
All around wonderful hostel to stay at in a great location in Galway! The organized pub crawls are a blast and the staff (especially Tom) is incredibly friendly. Will absolutely stay here again my next time in Galway!
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Male, 18-24
May 29, 2023
It was a nice staying. The staff are very polite and give every tips about de city. The shower is really awsome. The breaksfast is delicious. And all the people who was there that I talk to was very nice. I enjoyed!!!
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Male, 31-40
May 24, 2023
this has been my favorite hostel stay. the breakfast was lovely, the bathrooms were incredibly clean, the bed was comfortable, the staff was beyond friendly and helpful. the location is close enough to downtown but far enough away to get some restful sleep. i have and will continue referring othother backpackers to this location
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Female, 25-30


  • Free

    • Free Breakfast
    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Key Card Access
    • Common Room
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Adaptors
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Self-Catering Facilities
    • Cooker
    • Utensils
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Reading Light
    • Hair Dryers For Hire
    • Hair Dryers
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Safe Deposit Box
    • Microwave
    • Covid-19 safe
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Postal Service
    • Housekeeping
  • Food & Drink

    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games
    • Wi-Fi



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