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

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet


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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Eyre Square Centre
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  • Eyre Square
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  • Lynch’s Castle
    0.1 miles
  • Shop Street
    0.2 miles
  • Bold Art Gallery
    0.2 miles
  • The Market
    0.2 miles
  • St. Nicholas Collegiate Church
    0.2 miles
  • Spanish Arch
    0.3 miles
  • Galway City Museum
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Cafe Express
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  • Cafe/Bar An Pucan
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant The Dough Bros
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Brassaire on the Corner
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Cava
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Front Door
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • National University of Galway
    0.5 miles
  • Galway Greyhound Stadium
    0.6 miles
  • Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre
    1.2 miles
  • Galway Bay
    5.2 miles
  • Spiddal
    9.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Salthill Diving Board
    1.7 miles
  • River Corrib River
    0.3 miles
Public transit
  • Train Galway Railway Station
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Closest Airports
  • Shannon Airport
    40.5 miles
  • Ireland West Airport Knock
    45.2 miles
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Amenities of Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel Great facilities! Review score, 9.0
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment 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 per day.
  • Street parking
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
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
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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.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

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

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

  • 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.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking

  • Guests staying at Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

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

    • Car 1h 30min

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

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

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