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Located in the heart of Galway City, Barnacles Hostel lends itself to the bohemian atmosphere that is Galway’s Latin Quarter. Soak up the vibrant café and restaurant scene that make up pedestrianised Quay Street. Immerse yourself in the Medieval history of the City of the Tribes.
Many music and dancing festivals happen right at our doorstep, and there is no better seat in town for Galway Arts Parade!
There is plenty to choose from in Barnacles! Our dorms rooms range from 4 bed – 12 bed in size. We also have private twin and double rooms available. All our rooms are Ensuite so you have that extra comfort during your stay. Double glazed windows will silence the hustle and bustle of the city, and each bed has their own individual lights for your convenience as well.
Our rooms are each named after one of the famous Galway City Tribes. Look out for medieval features on our building! Barnacles hostel provides you with clean linen and top quality mattresses to ensure you get a good rest.
The Heart Of Galway City Centre
Getaway to the Wild Atlantic Way and one of the nicest places you will see in Ireland has to be Galway. Soak up the bohemian atmosphere of The Latin Quarter, enjoy one of many festivals taking place year round (Galway is known as “Festival City” for a reason!), or go and explore Cliffs of Moher and stunning Connemara. Barnacles Galway is located in the heart of it all! Quay street is pedestrian street dotted with quirky shops, traditional pubs and excellent restaurants. Our rooms are made to suite any budget – pick from 10 to 4 bed dorms or private double and twin rooms, all ensuite. Breakfast, walking tour and WiFi are included free of charge. See you in Galway!