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Barnacles Hostel Galway

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“great location”(74 reviews)
“bed dorm”(18 reviews)
“quay street”(28 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsgreat locationbed dormquay streetfree breakfastcommon roompancake machinepub crawlperson roomprivate bathroomcan't beat the locationnight lifecentral locationlatin quarterbars and restaurantscommon areasenjoyed my staybeds were comfortable
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I stayed for a weekend, fairly basic, less than quality breakfast, some staff more interested in themselves than customers. Perfect location. No towels In bathrooms had to purchase at reception. Would do no where else

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's in a great location and I felt very safe and secure. Galway is a small town, but this hostel is on the most happening street which made it very fun and convenient to listen to music at night and find restaurants. The only downfall...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stayed in Barnacles after Ed Sheeran concert. Private double room with ensuite, fairly priced. Very central location in city. Plenty entertainment in pubs on same street until 2am. Friendly staff.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well located, we passed two day in Barnacles Hostel at Galway ! Good stuff, very nice people and very clean place ! We recommand ! The room was quiet, and clean. It's difficult when you sleep in the bed in front of the wall, to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The location was great and the rooms were very spacious. Aside from the fire alarm going off a few times one night my stay was very enjoyable. The breakfast is nothing special but it’s free and can tide you over till lunch

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$26 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$26 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kathryn A
5 March 2018|
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Response from ruth h | Reviewed this property |
Hi there are private rooms. some are double. some are twin I.e bunk beds. both small but adequate. Hope that helps
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pinkava
31 January 2017|
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Response from Lidija R | Property representative |
Hi Niamh Thanks for booking with us. All our Twin rooms are at the back of the building so your room will be away from the street. Let us know if you have any other questions I'll be happy to help. Looking forward to... More
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Lauren O
30 November 2016|
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Response from Toni Y | Reviewed this property |
Sorry so long, but yes, we had a rental car as well. There was a parking garage about 2 blocks away near the water.
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"The eight bed dorms are the ideal size."
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"for sleeping its fine there is no privacy"
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"The mixed dorms are tight but clean"
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"Ask for a room not at the front of the building as it can be noisy"
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