Barnacles Galway hostel – Galway group hostel!

What do you want for your group travelling to Galway?

The best location in the heart of Galway ? Clean hostel surrounded by pubs, bars, great restaurants and the best night clubs?  Great value accommodation, including breakfast, wifi and even free walking tour of Galway?

You can get all of this, and more with Barnacles Galway hostel – the perfect Galway group hostel! Because we are the best located hostel in Galway, you will find all the best in entertainment right at your doorstep!

Some of the pubs right on our doorstep:

Quays Pub
The Quays Galway is situated in the heart of the City, hosts live music everyday and offers a fantastic Galway live entertainment!

quays pub galway

Kings Head
This landmark pub has earned a fantastic reputation for live music and comedy, good honest hearty food and great craic over three floors, with history dating back 800 years!

kings head pub galway

Busker Brownes Bar
Galway’s premiere bar and restaurant, offering the finest foods, the best music and the truest taste of Galway hospitality

Tigh Neachtain
Whether you are looking for a seat by the fire on a chilly winter’s day or to soak up the atmosphere of Galway city while enjoying a drink in our beer garden, Tigh Neachtain’s door is always open.

Tigh Neachtain Pub Galway


Some of the great group activities to do in Galway:

Karting Galway – great way to spend few hours! Go karting is a fun activity for adults and kids alike in 20,000 sq ft of FUN. Try Galway City Karting and book in for championship with your group! First place get bubbly, so you can celebrate in style!

Galway city karting

Pure skill Galway – Pure Skill is the first of its kind in the world. Spanning over 25, 000 Sq Ft the facility offers you a wide selection of sports from all around the world for everyone to enjoy. In the main Circuit area, you compete over a selection of 10 sports from around the world including, Gaelic, Soccer, Hurling, Rugby, Tennis, Cricket, Baseball, Basketball, Golf Putting and Golf Chipping. Sounds awesome, doesn’t it?

pure skill galway

Galway greyhounds – If you’re looking for something different for a great night out, you’ll find it at Galway Greyhound Stadium. Nothing beats the excitement of greyhound racing, and is guaranteed to be a great night out! Starting only from €10 for entrance, this one is heard to beat!

galway greyhound racing

Rusheen Bay – perfect for any group who is more comfortable in the water than on the land! Combining few activities and focusing on fun, this is a great day to spend few clear hours, even if the rest of the weekend is a bit of blur!

rusheen bay windsurfing galway

With the best group location, excellent group rates, awesome facilities and staff that will make sure you have awesome weekend, Barnacles hostel Galway is the best choice for your group accommodation in Galway!

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