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10 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.4/10! (score from 181 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Barnacles Quay Street House.
|Single Room with Private Bathroom|
|Bed in 12 Bed mixed dorm with private bathroom|
|Double Room with Private Bathroom|
|Twin Room with Private Bathroom|
|Triple Room with Private Bathroom|
|Bed in 4-Bed Dormitory Room Ensuite|
|Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room|
|Bed in 6 Bed Mixed Dormitory Ensuite|
|Bed in 8 Bed Mixed Dormitory Ensuite|
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Barnacles Quay Street House's staff speak: French, English
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WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Packed lunches, Vending machine (drinks), Vending machine (snacks), 24-hour front desk, Currency exchange, Tour desk, Luggage storage, Shared lounge/TV area, Laundry
Safety deposit box, Non-smoking rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
15:30 - 00:00 hours
02:00 - 10:30 hours
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Children and extra beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking for more than 6 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Based on 181 reviews
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With free Wi-Fi throughout, this hostel has a good location overlooking Eyre Square in Galway, Ireland. It is just 1 minute’s walk from the city centre and train station.
Score from 354 reviews Superb
In the heart of the city of Galway, this purpose-built bed and breakfast offers bright, comfortable and attractive en suite rooms in a great location.
Score from 415 reviews Good
In the centre of Galway’s bustling Quay Street, The Spanish Arch Hotel offers elegant rooms with plasma TVs and private en-suite facilities.
Score from 414 reviews Good
Located in the heart of vibrant Galway city centre, a 3-minute walk from Eyre Square, the Savoy Hostel offers colourful accommodation with free breakfast and free WiFi.
Score from 196 reviews Superb
Travelled to galway with a group of friends for RAG week and it was the best experience I could have asked for. Beds were clean and the pricing was very affordable. The staff were excellent and gave us vouchers for various clubs around the city. Will be back soon.
Price, breakfast, central location
Central location = no parking nearby, cheapest that was close was about a 10m walk away.
Staff are friendly and helpful.
The fact that the hostel takes a pre authorisation payment from your card via booking. Com but yet take the payment on arrival as well . So they hold onto the pre authorisation money for several days Even though you paid and have left the hostel . I stayed in other Galway hostels and they never did this . I ended up having a bad night out due to lack of money because of this barnacle hostel ... loud and dirty too .
The Receptionist From Mexico
The Wi Fi worked, but not as good as i am used too using, so i had to leave cos of that.
Bugs in our bed!!!
Location and staff excellent. No parking facilities but if your looking to stay in a hostel chances are you wouldn't have a car anyway. Other than that it's perfect! Not possible to be more central...literally!
Perfect for all Galway has to offer
Lots of noise early in the morning from next door guests checking in early. Also, room was advertised as Ensuite, but it was not.
Very nice staff. Excellent, if you are looking for a cheap place to stay at. Central , the most central place you can stay at
WiFi didn't work during the night
This hostel couldn't be more central as it's right on Quay St at the heart of Galway's night life. The staff were helpful. My private room had an en suite bathroom with shower and a double bed. It was really good value especially considering the free breakfast the next morning (toast, juice, fruit).
The decor and repair is a little worse for wear but perfectly fine considering this is a hostel and not a hotel. Although I was at the end of the corridor and my room was relatively quiet, it was pretty easy to hear noisy neighbours when they came in late at night. But again, that's to be expected in a hostel.
Cramped room Not much headspace (slanted roof)
Perfect location in town centre, friendly staff, free breakfast in de morning, what more do you want from a hostel
Typical hostel atmosphere, Warm welcome
Don't even think it will be possible to sleep without interruption
I liked the place under the bed To put our stuff The staf was really nice. Thank you
I know that it's handy toi ne near the pubs but the noise from the outside is really loud. It could be nice to have a little shelve near the light for the personal stuff like phone watch and things.
There is nothing not to like, they know how to treat travelers, you just don't get this kind of empaty in most places I have been too. Fantasitc value and the reassurance they have got your back. My Girlfriend felt the same way also. frank
it was clean, it has a nice kitchen, the staff is very nice, the location is great, they have a nice common room, the wifi is good.
the room smelled a little moldy, and it's a bit confusing to find your room sometime s
its really good stay in Bunk hostel. Everything is very new and comfortable what is like hotel and home.And location is city center.I will recommend friend to this place.
Soundproof is not so good.Its to noise when party people live here.
Room was a bit too small and the kitchen a bit crowded with some products missing, but overall the quality/price and the location is great!
In the heart of the vibe
Proximity to everything in the middle of town. Staff gave helpful tips on where to get a vegetarian meal. Waived the price for towels.
Internet was not strong on our floor (2nd). Mattresses were in need of a clean, didn't want to sleep under one of the bunks as I could see either rust or mold! Fire alarm that woke us up was unfortunate. Breakfast room was so overfilled that we went somewhere else.
The location is perfect. The staff is very helpful and hav a great sense of humor.
Location is, simply put, the best in town. There's too much fun around and it's very quiet inside at the same time. The facilities are clean and the staff are really friendly.
The mattress was probably not the best in the world and you couldn't adjust the temperature in the shower.
Everything since the location, cleaning, team, living room, breakfast till the bedroom were perfect, I strong recommend this hostel I had a great time there!
City center. Easy to access.
Noisy in weekend. Guests come back midnight.
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