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Kinlay Hostel Galway

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I stayed in the hostel last week for one night with my 3 friends. A hostel is suppose to be an establishment which provides inexpensive lodging for students and travellers. This was what I expected when booking a night in this hostel. When I arrived it was 40 euro each which is €160 in total plus €30 deposit each. For...

Thank nicjcole
Malaga, Spain
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This hostel is great. All the facilities works perfect and they offer high comfort standars. Staff are friendly, helpful and understanding. I stayed the night of 1st of January, therefore there was party atmosphere at the hostel, what actually is pretty cool. The problem is that they allowed the people do party until 4 a.m. Even though the party is...

1Thank pedro v v
Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

It's in a good location (about 5 mins from city centre), and it's behind a church and the view from the window is very beautiful. They serve free breakfast in the morning too, and the desk is 24 hours. The only problem is that I had troubles with the shower because the knob was very stiff and was worried about...

Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

So, this was my first time in a hostel, i booked a 6-bed-female dorm. It was pretty nice since I felt safe and i even charged my phone overnight and no one stole it from me. Pro: comfy beds, nice breakfast that even gives you tinfoil so you can pack sandwiches for the day, free padlocks, location con: the storage...

Thank Beryan M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 November 2016

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...

Thank Almostgreynomad
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 November 2016 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.

Thank Leandalilly
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 November 2016

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...

1Thank hazeldonovan125
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 November 2016

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.

1Thank The1beech
Navan, Ireland
Reviewed 30 October 2016

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

1Thank Conor M
Reviewed 30 October 2016 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....

Thank markkannnn

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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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kinlay Hostel Galway

Address: Merchants Road | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: RM99 - RM572 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kinlay Hostel Galway 2*
Number of rooms: 224
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“Central location; top floor was quiet;”
Gabaty, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a bathroom”
nicjcole, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“4 shared bedroom was great”
pedr0vv, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the farther down the hallways you get, the quieter it is”
H55BAlauraw, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“we share room with 6 respectful people!”
carmenn470, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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