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Reviewed 1 week ago

All hostels were fully booked in Galway when we arrived. Tried this one as the last one available. Staff was ok, pretty chill out. Room was small but whatever as we are a couple and as the luggages can go under the bed. We stayed several nights there. Price is ok for what the service. Not particularly messy or dirty,...

Thank Ju P
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Worst hostel I have ever been to. No night staff at all. Never slept in the hostel as they lock the front door. Two of us outside the hostel until 8 am. Biggest mistake staying there. After being outside all night they still took no responsibility. Just an awful experience, an other hotel felt sorry for us and let us...

Thank Tomas C
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The rooms are quite small but what you can expect for such price, I stayed there with my friend for 3 nights, We really liked it, the stuff there was very friendly, nice and helpful ;) If you wanna meet interesting people and have some fun you will like this hostel for sure.

Thank Natalia T
Stierva, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We arrived late in the evening and the host told us that they had overbooked their hostel and we could only stay 1 night, and not the planned 3 nights. It was summer and a weekend, so all the other hostels were full and the next day we were really lucky to find something else, but again just for 1...

Thank Mirella C
State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Avoid this place at all costs if possible. I stayed in a double with a friend and it was nearly impossible for us to both move around the room at once. When you walk in the smell of mold and mildew is overwhelmingly bad. Bedding does not seem clean, bathrooms are filthy. I've stayed in several hostels and this was...

1Thank sneild
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night on last leg of short trip to west of Ireland. Staff was nice and helpful, room was like standard dorm and building in deceny central location. Hostel not as up to date as others in similar location and not offer as much but still charging same prices which for whats on offer is slightly over...

Thank Vincent W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We had to stay here as it was the only accommodation available, but this place is really poor. 68€ for a room the size of a bath tub, with bunk beds, run down, dirty. Had the courage to charge extra 2 for a towel that must have been through both world wars. Expensive for what it is, do not stay...

Thank damianomigani
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I been in this hostel 2 nights. Good situation from the city, it has a parking just 2 minutes walking but the hostel is no confortable. No insulation: the night is so cold, we need to wear sweat for sleeping. The showers are clean but old and the temperature are same than rooms for expensive price per night

Thank Marion J
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Stayed in the hostel with a larger group, so I didn't actually book it on purpose. It wasn't quite as daunting as it looked from the outside! Our 8 bed dorm was fairly small but clean the mattresses very comfortable. Having just two showers and toilets on a floor can clearly lead to conflicts, I was lucky never having to...

Thank 178katjap
Wroclaw, Poland
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We stayed for 2 nights in a twin room. Room is ridiculusly small, there is no place to put luggage, no place to sit down. There was no one at the reception desk from 11pm until 8am. We could not pick up our IDs in the morning and we left withouth them as we were late for the flight! We...

Thank Karolina K

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Additional Information about Celtic Tourist Hostel

Address: Queen Street | Just off Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland (Formerly Claddagh Hostel)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: ₹ 1,899 - ₹ 7,660 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“I recommend the Savoy hostel great deal in Galway!”
 of 5 bubbles 732seann, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Only stayed on the second floor. Normal noise that you would expect anywhere, people have to live there too and not be tiptoeing about.”
 of 5 bubbles coffey113277, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Room 9 was rather large and quiet and really nice when you are tired/drunk because loated on the first floor :)”
 of 5 bubbles 910camilleb, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Pick a room at an accommodation other than this one. If you are going for a more private double accommodation Room 6 was the better of my two experiences.”
 of 5 bubbles 54quinnh, 24 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Don't get a room.”
 of 5 bubbles TanyaH56, 10 Sep 2012 | Read review
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