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Kinlay Hostel Galway
2 out of 5
Merchant's Road, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €113 per night from 8 Jan to 9 Jan
€113
per night
8 Jan - 9 Jan
4.4/5 Excellent! (121 reviews)
"Nice reception staff and a good breakfast"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2022

Kinlay Hostel Galway
The Nest Boutique Hostel
2 out of 5
107-109 Upper Salthill Road, Galway
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €70 per night from 18 Dec to 19 Dec
€70
per night
18 Dec - 19 Dec
4.4/5 Wonderful! (219 reviews)
"Nice, clean though small room with very large, comfortable, bed and a window. Clean private bathroom with excellent shower but very small sink, though adequate. Good towels and bed linen. Place was quiet. Nice staff. Communal kitchen very clean and with good resources. Cafe/ seating area was nice ..."

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2022

The Nest Boutique Hostel
Snoozles Forster Street Tourist Hostel
2 out of 5
Forster St., Galway, Galway
4.1/5 Very Good! (95 reviews)
Great Location
"Great locación Súper clean!"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2019

Snoozles Forster Street Tourist Hostel

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Galway City Hostel
2 out of 5
Frenchville Lane, Eyre Square, Galway
4.5/5 Wonderful! (37 reviews)
Best hostel of my whole trip
"Everyone who worked there was super nice, there’s a kitchen to cook in and they have a pub crawl. I was easily able to make friends here."

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2022

Galway City Hostel
Sleepzone
1 out of 5
Bóthar Na mBan, Galway, H91TD66
3.9/5 Good! (70 reviews)
"Great location and really friendly staff. Basic but very clean and great value for money."

Reviewed on 15 Jun 2021

Sleepzone
The Savoy Hostel
2 out of 5
Eglinton Street, Galway, Galway
4.4/5 Wonderful! (30 reviews)
Good facilities, close to old town pubs
"Easy check in, good facilities and generally clean. Some guests brought plates and food into the rooms which were left there overnight. Also some guests being very loud at 3am in the supposedly quiet area, when there is a common room downstairs. Staff need to enforce the rules to ensure comfort for ..."

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2016

The Savoy Hostel
Snoozles Quay Street Tourist Hostel
2 out of 5
10 Quay Street, Galway, Galway, H91 FXY4
3.8/5 Good! (126 reviews)
"It got 5 for girls at reception and others but it was a place to sleep at best"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2020

Snoozles Quay Street Tourist Hostel
Corrib Village University Campus Rooms
2 out of 5
Newcastle Road, Galway, Galway
3.2/5 (363 reviews)
"Great place to lay your head at the end of the day ,shared kitchen and dining room,"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2022

Corrib Village University Campus Rooms
Goldcrest Village Deluxe University Campus Rooms
2 out of 5
Upper Newcastle, Galway, H91 F78F
3/5 (1 review)
"This location feels best for low maintenance solo travelers. It’s a bit outside the city center and is a half hour walk or short bus ride, with one bus coming through every 30 minutes. The room I stayed in was a single room in an “apartment.” If you’re from the US, this isn’t what we would think ..."

Reviewed on 30 May 2022

Goldcrest Village Deluxe University Campus Rooms
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Galway Bay Sea View Apartments
3 out of 5
The Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Galway, H91CD98
4.4/5 Excellent! (196 reviews)
"Nice location. Extremely clean. The penthouse was very spacious with a nice view. Easy access to the beach and food. Mattresses were a bit worn out but the linens were fresh and we slept just fine."

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2022

Galway Bay Sea View Apartments
Citypoint Apartments
4 out of 5
Eyre Square, Galway, Galway
4.2/5 Excellent! (322 reviews)
"City Point apartments could not be more conveniently situated, overlooking Eyre Square. Parking is free with the apartment which gives you the freedom to explore the City on foot without the hassle of paid on street parking. The apartment was spotless, well equipped for any length of stay, and was ..."

Reviewed on 17 Nov 2022

Citypoint Apartments
Glasan Holiday Village
3.5 out of 5
Ballybane Road, Galway
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Very pleased with Glasan Accommodation
"We were delighted with this accommodation, especially as it was booked at very short notice. It was bright, clean & offered us a flexibility we would not have had in a B&B. It had obviously just been repainted & even the waste paper bins & toaster were new. The cooker hob had seen better days but ..."

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2015

Glasan Holiday Village
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Galway Hostels information

Number of reviews 1062
Accommodation 10 Hostels
Lowest Price €70
Highest Price €119

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Galway?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your budget for going out. You can check out the live music venues and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Galway?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the highest reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start looking: Kinlay Hostel Galway - 2-minute walk from Galway Station for easy access to public transport. You can take advantage of free continental breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with lockers and linens. The Nest Boutique Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers, free toiletries and linens in all rooms. Snoozles Forster Street Tourist Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Galway Station. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Galway City Hostel - 2-minute walk from Galway Station for easy access to public transport. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a bar. Rooms come with towels, showers and lockers. Sleepzone - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Galway Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and tour/ticket assistance, as well as laundry facilities. Rooms come with showers and linens.
How many hostels will I be able to find in Galway?
If you’re hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Galway, one of Expedia’s 10 hostels might be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Galway?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re experiencing new places, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 6°C. Average annual precipitation for Galway is 926 mm.
What is there to see and do in Galway?
Depending on what interests you, you might appreciate the area around Galway. Get out into nature with places such as Galway Bay, Millennium Children’s Park and Playground and Lough Atalia. Cultural attractions include Galway City Museum, Town Hall Theatre and Druid Theatre. Visit landmarks such as Spanish Arch, Galway Cathedral and Lynch’s Castle.
What's the best way to get to and around Galway while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Galway on hand to make the most of your stay: You can fly into the nearest airport, which is Shannon (SNN), located 40.4 mi (65.1 km) from the city centre. Once you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transport during your trip. If you’re hoping to check out more of the surrounding area, make your way to Galway Station to take a train.

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