• Best located hostel in Galway

    Free breakfast & Wifi

    Private Rooms and Shared Dorms available

  • Best located hostel in Galway

    Free breakfast & Wifi

    Private Rooms and Shared Dorms available

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Best located Hostel in Galway City
Professional Housekeeping Team
Private & Dorm Rooms Available
Laundry Facilities
All Rooms Ensuite
Internet Facilities
Top Quality Mattresses
Postal Service
Female Dorms Available on Request
Tour Desk
Large Common Room
Hostel Pub Crawl
Modern Self Catering kitchen
Bike Parking
Key Card Access to Rooms
Tuck Shop
Luggage Storage
Towel/Hair Dryer/Hair Straigthener Hire
24 Hour Security
24 hour Reception
Free Breakfast
Free Internet
Free Linen
Free Monthly Competitions
Free Wifi
Free Book Swap
Free Galway City Map
Board Games Available
Free Pub Crawl Map
Discount Parking
Free walking tour of Galway
Huge DVD Selection for cosy nights in
Playstation for Guest Use
Free & Friendly Advice on what to

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!

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There is plenty to choose from in Barnacles Galway City hostel! 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 Galway provides you with clean linen and top quality mattresses to ensure you get a good rest.

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Barnacles Galway Hostel In The Heart Of City

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 Hostel 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!


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