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Kinlay Hostel Galway

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Merchants Road Eyre Square, Galway Ireland See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews common room eyre square bed dorm free breakfast scones common areas great facilities the location is perfect clean rooms aran islands train station nice breakfast lounge area porridge stayed here for two nights computers shower
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW! What a place! You hear hostel you think smelly dorms and filth! NOT here! A group of us stayed here for my cousins hens in June! We ranged in age from 26-66! We all LOVED it. Rooms were spotless clean. As we were a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about Kinlay Hostel is its location: it is just a few minutes' walk from Galway Ceannt station and right on the edge of Eyre Square. Walks to pubs, shops and restaurants are 10 minutes at most, and the beach is less than...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really liked this hostel. First of all, you have privacy in each bed because of curtains. Second, you have your own reading light and more importantly POWER STRIP! So you can sleep and charge your phone! Third, there are lockers inside the dorms so...More

Thank Erika B
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Beware of the stairs, three flights with luggage is no joke. Great facilities, clean and secure with helpful staff there for your needs 24/7. Great breakfast catering for all your needs with a central location allowing easy access to shops and sites

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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Super central location off Eyre Square #KinlayHostel #Galway is a gem in heart of city. Accommodation was clean, good value and we found staff so helpful and friendly. Highly recommend for families and social groups seeking accommodation with great access to shopping and variety of...More

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Located on the corner of Eyre Square in the heart of Galway City, the multi award-winning Kinlay Hostel has now also been listed as 'Top Choice' by the Lonely Planet Guide 2017. With a mix of cosy private rooms and bright, spacious dormitories, we can cater for large groups as well as solo backpackers and all rates include complimentary continental breakfast as well as free high-speed WiFi, free computer usage, free luggage storage, free printing and free city maps. Guest facilities include a comfortable chill-out lounge with pool table & TV, a fully-equipped kitchen open all day for your use and a spacious dining room. At Kinlay Hostel, your happiness is our main priority and our dedicated reception team are on hand 24 hours a day with helpful hints and expert insider knowledge to ensure that you make the most of your time in Galway. Not only are the city’s best bars, shops and restaurants right on our doorstep but with daily tours to the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and the Aran Islands leaving from outside our front door every morning, Kinlay Hostel is the ideal base from which to discover the magical charm of Galway City and the west coast of Ireland.

Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Safe, Budget
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
US$27 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IrelandWestern IrelandProvince of ConnachtGalway
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7 July 2018|
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Response from Killian L | Reviewed this property |
didn’t stay in a private room but i wouldn’t imagine so the bigger rooms didn’t have one.
Christina V
9 August 2016|
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Response from Gerry B | Reviewed this property |
There are handy lock boxes under the beds in the rooms. All you need is a padlock
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"6-bed dorm, all-female, very quiet and clean"
4 weeks ago
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"Book your stay early as rooms sell out fast!"
15 Aug 2018
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"The dorms are fantastic for a friends night out."
12 Dec 2017
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"book in time ;)"
17 Sep 2017
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