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 features 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.

This is our guests' favorite part of Galway, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 24, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Galway, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
1 full bed
and
1 bunk bed
1 full bed
and
1 bunk bed
6 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    If you feel like you need a lock for your belongings, you are more than welcome to use one for the storage lockers in your room. You can buy or rent o..
    Answered on October 29, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes, we offer free luggage storage on the days you're checking in and checking out.
    Answered on October 29, 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Yes, we have scheduled quiet hours between 11pm-7am in the corridors where our dormitories and private rooms are located. We have a night porter on du..
    Answered on October 29, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Yes, bed sheets are included in the price and your bed will be made when you arrive. Towels are €2 to rent or €5 to buy.
    Answered on October 22, 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    We do not allow guests to use their own sleeping bags. Although we do provide fresh linen and for every guest upon check in which can be left on your ..
    Answered on October 22, 2019
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Amenities of Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Pool table Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 9.0 per day.
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 1 are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 1 and up are allowed)

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Parking is available in Hynes Yard, 2 mins walk from the hostel. Hynes Yard is located on The Dock Road and also Merchants Road with a special discounted rate of discounted rate of EUR 9 per 24 hours with the Kinlay Hostel discount ticket. Please ask at reception prior to check-out to avail of this discount.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel

  • The prices at Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel by:

    • Car 1h 30min

  • Guests staying at Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Bar crawls
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel is 500 feet from the center of Galway.

  • Check-in at Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.