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Barnacles Hostel Galway

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed there for 4 nights. Great staff, very friendly. The room was clean as well as the kitchen. Good wi-fi and hit water ! Perfect location. Can get noisy on the weekend due to proximity with the pubs, so bring your earplugs

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Newcastle Staffs
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is very well situated bit can be a bit noisy due to the music in the bars late at night. The free breakfast is great juice,cereal toast pancakes freshly made yummy and tea or coffee. Staff are really pleasant and helpful. Only gripe really would be that the bed covers didn't seem as if they had been changed...

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Lyon, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to be. Quite noisy because our bedroom was in front of the pubs but that's the game :) Staff really nice, with good advices. I recommend if you have to stay in Galway for a couple of nights (a whole week could be exhausted I think)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shane is the best! Thanks for helping us with our plane tickets 😉 Great hostel. Great city. Great staff. And we were lucky with the weather😜 unfortunately the rooms are a bit small and a bit noisy sometimes. But very Nice in general! See you next year!!!

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Charleroi, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone working there is so helpful and smiling and nice! But still Shane is the best... He figure out how to print the boarding passes for our all group of 44 and students and it was so nice of him. The kitchen is nice, the restaurant is really good as well and close to the hostel. The only problem is...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the pedestrian street, in the middle of the hub. I knew about this hostel before but I thought it will be noisy. As the rooms are in the back, it is not. :) Now after my first stay here I wouldn't want to stay at any other hostel. Cozy, good kitchen, common room, friendly staff, all good.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great location to really get in to everything in Galway. It's in the heart of everything so if you want peace and quiet it is not the hostel for you but we highly recommend! The staff was extremely helpful and had great recommendations. Ask for Anthony or Adam.

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Kinlough, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here on the May bank holiday weekend very friendly and helpful staff room was far better than expected and very clean! Location was the best thing about it! Great place can't wait to go back!!!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location in the heart of the city, but not noisy! Clean room and common spaces Friendly and helpful staff. Coffee was good and the pancake machine was a nice surprise! :) Great place to stay in Galway!

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Galway, responded to this review

Hi Ralitsay2017 Thanks for leaving a lovely review of your stay with us. Great to hear you enjoyed our pancakes, they are very popular with our guests. Looking forward to see you again in the future. Regards ~Team@barnacles

H7k 2177
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location for low prices compared to the other Hostels in Galway. It's also very clean and well kept. Showers are clean and there is hot water. Saff is friendly and helpful to get to know the city

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Start your Irish experience at Barnacles Hostel Galway, the perfect location to explore the West of Ireland. Barnacles hostels in Galway and Dublin are specifically designed for you, the modern day global backpacker - with state of the art facilities, superior comfort and a relaxed and friendly vibe, all at affordable rates. You can find the Barnacles team 24 hours a day, ready to give you tips and local knowledge on how best to enjoy your time with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barnacles Hostel Galway

Address: Quay Street House 10 Quay Street | The Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland (Formerly Barnacles Quay Street House)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: €25 - €70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Barnacles Hostel Galway 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Street facing room was a bit noisy but I'm sure they have non street view.”
holidaymae, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The top floor is a lot quieter than the others”
FeistyOFlahula, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“i stayed at the back which is away from street”
katemA5672OI, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All floors are very cramped and creaky - Plan on spending most of your time outside!!”
729marissag, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book the apartment behind the hostel. Expect nightlife noise on the weekends.”
angelabZ8599XQ, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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