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Sydney, Australia
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134 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean, warm, really organized ... ticked all the boxes ... and lots more ! Really central location, & staff were lovely, friendly, efficient with lots of local knowledge. Kitchen was well organized and clean, until grotty guests got to it !! They have theme nights ... which look like a fun way to meet other people ! No parking at... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved my stay in Galway there last year. Friendly staff. Very clean rooms and bathrooms. Nice common rooms, would definitely recommend this to everyone who wants to stay in Galway. The hostel is located in the city center so everything is easy to reach. Around this time there is a Christmas market on eyre square, really lovely.

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with a group from college as part of a course trip. We were treated so well throughout the stay, the staff were so kind and made everything as easy as they could for us. We made the payment complicated for them and nobody batted an eyelid at us. The rooms were clean and the common room is... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideal location just off of Eyre Square. Staff are friendly and efficient. I stayed in a 6 bed dorm with friends and it was ideal, en suite and all beds have access to power plugs. Would definitely consider when returning to Galway.

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Thank The1beech
Navan, Ireland
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay here quite a lot with work and I cannot fault anything about the place. While it is a hostel it is borderline hotel! All rooms are en-suite and there is a lovely chill out common area full of couches and beanbags if you just want to flake out. Staff are all accommodating and friendly too. 10/10

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Thank Conor M
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lively and wonderful hostel clean, nice staff clean sheets, nice breakfast, good value and would highly recommend. You must stay here . Galway is lovely and is the best place in Ireland. If you want cheap but good stay here....

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The reception desk associate was incredibly friendly and helpful. I stayed in a 6 person female dorm. The shower in our bathroom was broken so I had to shower down the hall where there's only 2 showers. Luckily I never had to wait though. My stay was short as I checked in at 8pm and left by 9am. The breakfast... More 

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Perth, Australia
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42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Kinlay is a fantastic hostel with very friendly staff and a wonderful common area. The kitchen was great, I wish I had more time to use it properly! The breakfast in the morning was a standard continental breakfast but good nonetheless. The beds were comfortable and the rooms were a decent size.

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I spent two nights at this hostel. You have free wifi, free access to PCs for printing boarding passes, a very good breakfast selection. The rooms were very clean with comfy beds. I would definitely be staying here if I am in Galway again. The staff were polite and helpful too.

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Thank Sandrea1981
Tours, France
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57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I spent two nights there and its a very nice youth hostel. I paid 29 euros per night to sleep in a dorm. The guys working there are super cool and helpful. There is free wifi and breakfast is included. The rooms are clean and it is mostly young backpackers sleeping there. Recommended !

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the newly refurbished Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square Galway!This newly refurbished Hostel reopened after extensive renovations in Jan 2012. Since then, Kinlay has been voted "Best Hostel in Ireland" and has also been voted as one of the Top Ten Hostels in the World.Kinlay caters for everyone from solo travellers to holiday groups. Over looking Eyre Square and with first class facilities its no wonder Lonely Planet Guide 2012 announced Kinlay Hostel as their "Top Pick" when staying in Galway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kinlay House Hostel Galway

Address: Merchants Road | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: £17 - £128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kinlay House Hostel Galway 2*
Number of rooms: 224
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“the farther down the hallways you get, the quieter it is”
 of 5 bubbles H55BAlauraw, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“we share room with 6 respectful people!”
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“first floor is loud! go for the second floor”
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“Bunker beds are good check on windows in rooms, if they dont close it may get cold in mornings”
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