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Galway City Hostel
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Galway City Hostel

Frenchville Lane, Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 9153 5878

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based on 1,599 reviews

Galway City Hostel
Wed 5/6
Thu 6/6
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Standard Room

About Galway City Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free

Situated only a brief walk from Galway Railway Station, Galway City Hostel provides guests with an ideal base when in Galway. It is close to Eyre Square, eateries and shops.

A dry cleaning service, a ticket service and luggage storage are just some of the convenient services at the hostel. Amenities include complimentary wireless internet access, laundry facilities and a library.

Galway City Hostel has 100 well-appointed rooms that are accompanied by a variety of essential amenities to ensure guests have an enjoyable stay. They are also fitted with a microwave, an oven and a refrigerator.

The hostel is ideally situated for exploring the city, with the Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe within a 10-minute walk. Spanish Arch and Galway Cathedral are each within walking distance.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Galway City Hostel

  • Adults only
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Safe
  • Computer use available


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins


  • Electric kettle
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen


  • Quiet street view
  • Landmark view
  • Lockers
  • City view
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Key card access


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • Adults only
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Washing machine


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Cleaning products


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar/Lounge

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Cleaning products


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

Reviews of Galway City Hostel

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Frenchville Lane, Eyre Square, Galway

What's nearby

  • Eyre Square114 m
  • Lynch's Castle334 m
  • St. Augustine's Church383 m
  • St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church0.4 km
  • Galway Harbour0.5 km
  • Nora Barnacle House0.5 km
  • Galway City Museum0.6 km
  • Spanish Arch0.7 km
  • Galway Cathedral0.7 km
  • Galway Shopping Center0.7 km
  • Lough Atalia0.7 km
  • South Park1.1 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 10:30


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Cheapest month to stay with an average 52% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 282% rise in price.
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Top tips for your stay at Galway City Hostel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Galway City Hostel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in December and June.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Galway City Hostel, plan to stay on a Monday or Sunday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Galway City Hostel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was €52, while the most expensive was €52.
  • How long should you stay at Galway City Hostel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Galway City Hostel

  • Where is Galway City Hostel located?

    Galway City Hostel is located at Frenchville Lane, Eyre Square, 0.3 km from the centre of Galway. Eyre Square is the closest landmark to Galway City Hostel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Galway City Hostel?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:30 at Galway City Hostel.

  • Does Galway City Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Galway City Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Galway City Hostel from the airport?

    Galway City Hostel is 7.8 km from Galway. Galway City Hostel is 64.1 km from Shannon.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Galway City Hostel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Galway City Hostel in Galway and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Galway City Hostel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Galway City Hostel.

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Distance to city centre

0.3 km