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Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square

2 stars
Galway, Ireland
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About Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free
Located on the corner of Eyre Square in Galway City, the multi award-winning Kinlay Hostel is 1 minutes' walk from both the coach and train stations. This hostel is described as 'Top Choice' in the current edition of the Lonely Planet’s guide. Kinlay Hostel boasts a mix of private rooms and dormitories. Guest facilities include a common room with a pool table and TV, a fully equipped self-catering kitchen and a dining room. A free breakfast and high-speed WiFi as well as free computer usage, free luggage storage, free printing and free city maps are all provided to guests. There is a 24-hour reception desk and staff are available to offer recommendations of things to do in Galway. Tours to the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and the Aran Islands leave from outside the front door every morning.

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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 Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • TV
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Express check-out
  • ATM on-site


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins

Things to do

  • Eco tourism
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle hire
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Horse riding
  • Pool table

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by lift


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


  • Shared kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Complimentary breakfast

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Fax/photocopying

Reviews of Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square

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8.2 Very Good
Pros:Lots of effort
Cons:Maybe some investment after recession
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Everything's amazing! Staff so helpful! Beautiful atmosphere and deco, room very clean and comfortable, great breakfast


Merchants Road, Eyre Square, Galway

What's nearby

  • Eyre Square124 m
  • Lynch's Castle237 m
  • St. Augustine's Church260 m
  • Galway Harbour334 m
  • St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church342 m
  • Nora Barnacle House391 m
  • Galway City Museum0.5 km
  • Spanish Arch0.5 km
  • Galway Cathedral0.6 km
  • Galway Shopping Center0.8 km
  • Lough Atalia0.8 km
  • South Park0.9 km



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


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Most expensive month to stay with an average 277% rise in price.
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Top tips for your stay at Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in February and May.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square, plan to stay on a Saturday or Friday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was €39, while the most expensive was €256.
  • How long should you stay at Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square

  • Where is Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square located?

    Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square is located at Merchants Road, Eyre Square, 0.1 km from the centre of Galway. Eyre Square is the closest landmark to Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:30 at Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square.

  • Does Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square from the airport?

    Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square is 7.8 km from Galway. Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square is 64.1 km from Shannon.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square 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 Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square 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 Kinlay Hostel Eyre Square.

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Distance to city centre

0.1 km