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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We have not expected to be this loud and centrally located. The parking was also free according to the website, but it was not. The breakfast was okay. It was almost impossible to fins the hostel by car, we spent about 45 mins with it...

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Galway, responded to this review

Hi Ferenc Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your stay with us. Our hostel is located right in the centre of town, in the Latin Quarter surrounded by all the best restaurants, bars and cafes that people come to Galway for. It may not the quietest location in town but it's definitely the best and most...

Genoa, Italy
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I was meant to stay at this hostel just one night, but I enjoyed it (and the city) so much that I ended up staying 5 nights. I stayed in a 12-bed dorm and also in a 8-bed one. Both of them had private toilets and showers in the room. The hostel is clean and has a lot of activities...

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Galway, responded to this review

Hi Fockowoko Thank you for taking the time to leave a wonderful review, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed our facilities and found our location to be perfect. Our staff are very happy to hear your kind comments and we are looking forward to having you stay with us again soon. Regards ~ Team@barnacles

Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night after a Connacht match, I was in a mixed 8 person room and thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff were great, bedroom was nice and clean and had an ensuite, communal areas and kitchen was clean and had a nice atmosphere. The hostel is situated slap bang in middle of Quay Street right in the centre of...

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Galway, responded to this review

Hi Tommyfromcrewe Thanks for your wonderful review and comments about of our hostel facilities. We are delighted to hear you had a great stay and great visit to Galway. Connacht are doing really well now so hopefully we will see you many more times in the future. Thanks for staying with us. Regards ~ Team@barnacles

Toms River, New Jersey
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Stayed at a few hostels around Ireland that week and this was the best! Clean rooms, really nice lounge with house instruments, and right in the middle of the downtown Galway area. Highly recommended!

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Galway, responded to this review

Hi andrewoliva86 Thanks for leaving a wonderful review of our hostel. Glad to hear you got to the use the instruments in our common room and enjoy our great location on Quay Street. Looking forward to having you stay with us again. Regards ~ Team@barnacles

Ottenbach
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Rooms and beds are way to small... or meanwhile we are to old for hostels 😐 but staff was very friendly. room and bathroom was clean if you don't look exactly. Location was great. No far walks to the city you step out of the hostle and you are just there...

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Galway, responded to this review

Hi Katjaraindl Thank you for leaving a review of your stay at our hostel, we appreciate your feedback. We agree some of our rooms are small, but with our budget prices, free breakfast included and located on the best street in Galway's Latin quarter we have plenty to offer guests. Thanks for your kind comments about our staff and we...

Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The staff at this place were super lovely and helpful. Well the two girls I spoke to and the facilities were very nice. It was just simple things like the cleaning lady being super grumpy/ over passionate with her job. Also in a big hostel it felt silly that at 12 midnight both public areas were closed so the only...

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Galway, responded to this review

Hi reva44 Thank you for your feedback and letting us know the things you liked and didn't like about our hostel. We will review your suggestions and see if we can make some improvements to our facilities. Thanks for staying and we hope you had wonderful visit to Galway. Regards ~ Team@barnacles

Hospers, Iowa
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Barnacles in Galway has been the best hostel experience I've had yet! I stayed in a private dorm and everything was very spacious and clean. The help at the front desk was very helpful and gave great recommendations for food and live music. I plan to make another trip to Galway and will absolutely be staying here again! I give...

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Galway, responded to this review

Hello Mclemenson Thanks for your wonderful 5 star review of our hostel. And thank you for your kind comments about our hard working staff, we really appreciate your feedback. We look forward to your next visit to our hostel. Regards ~Team@barnacles

Leksand, Sweden
Reviewed 12 May 2016

The most important thing for me is that that the stuff are excellent ; very helpful and nice. I have been here more than 10 times and I will come back. Clean and good kitchen. The hostel is situated very central in Galway City , which is good for me . You are close to everything.

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Hi Britts0fie Its always a pleasure for us to have you stay with us. We are delighted that you always come back to Barnacles when you come in Galway. Looking forward to seeing you again at the end of the Summer for your next visit to Ireland. Regards from Ann, Sean and the team@barnacles

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Our first stay in Galway was amazing. I first had problems with picking the best suited room type but the stand was super friendly and helped me changing my booking about 3 times until I found the best option.

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Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel Galway, responded to this review

Hi Eileens807 Its great to hear your first visit to Galway was so good. It's a great city with lots to do and hopefully you will get to visit again in the future. Thanks for staying at our hostel. Regards ~ Team@barnacles

County Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Location and organization great! Besides that the beds are clean and the kitchen is big and confortable! The toillets are clean, also... The breakfast is nice and the staffs are simpatics and help us in everythings (places for have some fun, to eat, to visit, etc).

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Hi Biancal599 Thank you for your wonderful review of our hostel. We are delighted you you had a great stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thanks for staying with us. Regards ~ Team@barnacles

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Start your Irish experience at Barnacles Hostel Galway, the perfect location to explore the West of Ireland. Barnacles hostels in Galway and Dublin are specifically designed for you, the modern day global backpacker - with state of the art facilities, superior comfort and a relaxed and friendly vibe, all at affordable rates. You can find the Barnacles team 24 hours a day, ready to give you tips and local knowledge on how best to enjoy your time with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barnacles Hostel Galway

Address: Quay Street House 10 Quay Street | The Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland (Formerly Barnacles Quay Street House)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: ₹ 1,773 - ₹ 5,184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Barnacles Hostel Galway 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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