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Galway is located on the West coast of Ireland on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 215km from Dublin. With a population of 75 thousand, it is the third largest city in the Republic of Ireland and there are a number of Galway hostels providing accommodation in the city.
Galway acts as a major gateway to some of Ireland's most fantastic tourist sites. The Burren is located only an hour south of Galway. The Burren is a large area of exposed limestone rock, which contains many unique species of plant as well as some excellent scenery. The Cliffs of Moher are also located in this area. These cliffs rise up to 120 metres above the Atlantic Ocean and offer one of the most breathtaking views in Ireland. The Connemara region is located to the west of Galway. This remote area contains some very unique and rugged scenery. It is also home to some of Ireland's only Gaeltacht areas, where locals speak Gaelic as a first language. There are several tourist companies in the city which offer tours to these places at a reasonable price. In the city itself there are many things to see such as the Spanish Arch, Galway Museum, Cathedral, Salthill Beach and the University, which is home to around 15,000 students.
Galway has a very lively night scene even during the week, with many tourists and a large student population in the area. The majority of the bars and nightclubs are located either on or near Eyre Square or Shop Street. Shop street and High Street have a large variety of restaurants which serve fantastic seafood and international cuisines as well as local dishes. There are also a large number of bars in this part of the city which regularly have live traditional Irish music. Some of the more popular bars include The Quays, The Kings Head, Tig Choili, and Taafes. This is also a wide selection of late night bars and nightclubs in the city. Some of these include Central Park (or CPs), Karma, and GPO.
There are several Galway hostels to choose from. It's best to stay near Eyre Square as this is close to the main bus and train station as well as the city centre. It is possible to stay in dorm style as well as private and family rooms. Some of these hostels offer special deals with tours.
Galway is easily accessible by air, land and rail. Galway has it's own regional airport. Shannon International airport is located only an hour from Galway, with daily direct flights to many European, North American and domestic destinations. Bus Eireann is the main bus company in the area with regular departures from Ceannt Station (located in the city centre).
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Kinlay Eyre Square Hostel
"Kinlay Eyre Square Hostel has everything that you could possibly wish for a great night out in Galway city. The Location The hostel is very centrally located just off Eyre Square. It is only a
"Barnacles Quay Street House is really nice. The staff are super friendly and very competent. One person has worked there for over nine years because it is so well run. We were shown several rooms so
Sleepzone Galway City
"Hostel Galway - Sleepzone YHA is a great choice if you are going to be staying in Galway. The Location The hostel is located about fifteen minutes from the bus station and it is easy to find. I
Salmon Weir Hostel
"I visited this Hostel in september and first thought it would be a crusty place to live. However the people I met there made me feel at home (Thanks David and Miriam!). Every night there was music an
"Best experience I have in Ireland - If you are young and travel for example like me alone through ireland and want to sleep in a familiar and friendly hostel than you have to go to the Woodquay hoste
"A very good year! - I lived in this hostel for six months. Jim is the coolest guy in the world!! This place is a part of who I am, and I love the location, the filth and the fun! xx" …"Lovely place, better price - upon walking into the hostel I was skeptical to say the least. it seemed slightly rundown and was in need of maintenance. but when we checked in and were brought to our rooms we were content with the rooms. the beds were comfortable...
Galway City Hostel
"Galway City Hostel is a fabulous little hostel -- it is the very first one we stayed at, and it set the bar pretty high for ones to follow. We were only going to stay here one night but it turned into three. The Location This hostel is in a prime location, right across the street from the bus and train station for Bus Eireann. They literally say that if you can't find it, yell from the station and they will come and get you. The...
Snoozles Hostel Galway
"Snoozles Hostel Galway is very new and spotlessly clean, in the centre of the city. The Location The hostel is close to public transport, and within an easy walk to everything. There is no parking available at the hostel, but secure, for-pay parking is located a few minutes' walk away (though this is subsidized by Snoozles). Rooms and Bathrooms The hostel is made up of several floors with a lift. There are bunk beds in shared...
"Savoy Hostel is awesome; it's a great option in Galway for a good price. The hostel opened its doors just a few weeks ago, so everything is quite new! The Location The location is one of the high points of this hostel; Savoy is located on the city centre, just a few blocks from most important pubs and stores. Also there are a lot of places to eat near by the hostel. You also can find one supermarket just a few blocks from the hostel....
"…Spacious stylish rooms FREE light breakfast Communal Kitchen Lounge Area 24hr Reception 24 hr. hot showers Lockers in all rooms Almost all of dorms are en suite Maximum security with cod
St. Mary's College
"This may be a school but it's in a good location. It's within a short walking distance to Eyre Square and the parking is brilliant." …"The beds had fleas in them. The room next door was full of drunk
Ben Lettery Hostel (An Oige)
"… is in the most beautiful area in the heart of Connemara! In front of the Ben Lettery hostel is a long lake and behind it are the stunning Twelve Bens Mountains, ideal for hill walking and cycling. This area of Ireland is magical and is renowned for its beauty. A visit here will never be forgotten! Nearby are the villages Clifden (13km) and Recess (8km/ shop, pub and petrol station only). But also the pretty village of Roundstone (14km)...
The Western Citypoint Apartments
"These brand new city centre apartments cater for up to 5 people per apartment and are conveniently located with Eyre Square right on your doorstep. These self-catering apartments are located abov
Galway Bay Sea View Apartments
"…You can have luxury at an affordable price. Enjoy more space and freedom in our modern and fully equipped apartments with all the comforts of home, so your holiday letting will be as enjoyable as p
Barnacles Galway 2 Bed Apartment
"… evening in doors. To check in please come to Barnacles Quay Street House (10 Quay Street) and we will walk you over to the apartment. Parking (discounted rate) only 2 minutes walk away and the train and bus station are only 5 minutes walk away Check In Time is 3 pm / Check Out time is 10.30 am. * Security/Damage deposit is required on check in. * Lease form must be signed be every guest at check in. CANCELLATION...
"Corrib Village is excellent and affordable." …"Choose another accommodation, if you can. - cheap but filthy, with dank rooms." …"This place is not for backpackers, but it would be grand for a family
Glasáin Holiday Village
"… provided to self catering families Cleaning pack on arrival in property NEW Lally bus tour and Aran ferry tickets being sold from office Café onsite offering breakfast, lunch and dinner Glasán Village is situated in a prime location on the outskirts of Galway, just ten minutes from the city Centre just opposite the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology. With the renowned Galway Races and the Galway Arts Festival. Galway City is the...
Barnacles Galway 1 Bed Apartment
"… in the Latin Quarter, it is literally just a minute's stroll from all the pubs, cafes and restaurants that you are coming to Galway for. Spread over 3 floors, you will find: A bathroom and entrance hallway on the ground floor A living area and kitchen on the first floor Double bedroom and shower room on the top floor. The bedroom and living room overlook the cobble-stone street of Kirwin's Lane making this the ideal place to...
Corrib Village Self Catering Apartments
"…A light continental breakfast in the Corrib Café can be added for an additional fee. Corrib Village offers a wide variety of on-site facilities, such as a playground, tennis court, sports court (ex
Corrib View B&B
"… in advance with free collection from Corrib View. You can visit Galway's historical and cultural sites.In the evening enjoy a visit to one of our many restaurants,Threatres, Cinemas,Art Gallerys, Pubs with Irish music or simply relax in the guest lounge with a good book or enjoy conversation with other guests after a day of touring. Corrib View is conveniently located and within walking distance of popular leisure activities....
"… holiday. . All rooms are en suite, spacious and fully equipped with cable TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. The Lodge can hold up to twenty people at one time. With so many B&B's to choose from, what makes this lovely lodge so exceptional is the gracious hospitality and friendliness of the hosts. Such an atmosphere has promoted a most enjoyable dining experience amongst guests. Food quality and...
Corrigeen Bed & Breakfast
"… area on the main approach road 2 km from Galway city centre and next door to Merlin Park Hospital. The bedrooms are tastefully furnished to the highest standards with tea/coffee making facilities, multi channel TV and radio alarms. All rooms are ensuite. The area is very well serviced by public transport, with a bus stop directly across the road from our B&B. There is also an excellent taxi service. The new Galway Clinic, Galway...
Amber Hill B&B
"…At Amber Hill Bed and Breakfast we pride ourselves by ensuring your stay with us is relaxing and comfortable. We have a number of luxurious rooms for your sleeping comfort. We have double, twin an
"…Please Note; Standard 3 Bed Private Family room has 1 Double Bed & 1 single bed. Please Note; Standard 4 Bed Private Family room has 2 Double Bed . Breakfast is not included in the room
"…The Branches B&B is highly approved by Ireland's leading bed and breakfast tourism guide books including Failte Ireland and Town & Country homes. We are situated in the city superb and just
"Decent value - The guesthouse was a nice change from hostels; it was quieter and the rooms were actually appointed nicely. Continental breakfast is included which makes it good value at €15. Staff are a little reserved. The location is a 5 min walk from the bus station, but is not centrally located to the pubs or other attractions. It is not a place to meet other backpackers. Perhaps best suited for those more mature, or seeking a tamer...
"…This beautifully restored 1920s family-run B&B offers luxurious accommodation in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, making your stay truly memorable. There are 6 guest bedrooms which have been
The Herons Rest Boutique B&B
"…We serve gourmet food made using fresh, local and organic food for breakfast, afternoon tea and Catch from the Bay dinners. Room service breakfast is available. The award-winning Herons Rest Bout
"… 3 cosy en-suite guest rooms and secure car parking. All rooms are centrally heated and are equipped with television and broadband internet access. An extensive breakfast menu is served in our cosy dining room and is included in the rates. The Forge is just 2 minutes from Galway city centre, where there are numerous pubs, shops, clubs, galleries, restaurants and theatres. It is also near University College, Eyre Square and the hospital....
"…There are numerous activities which can be enjoyed in the area, including golf, tennis, windsurfing, canoeing and fishing. Follow a day's activities with a hearty meal and a few drinks in one of the
Sli Na Mara
"…Visit Quay Street with its numerous shops and quaint, lively bars and restaurants, or venture further afield and take a trip out to the Aran Islands, The Burren or Connemara. Private of street pa
Amber Heights Guesthouse
"…Check out before 11:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. Taxes included. Breakfast not included. No curfew." …"…Destination will be on the left 120 m Amber Heights, 1
Copper Beech B&B
"…Activities available nearby include horse riding, swimming, fishing and golf, as well as sailing and cruising. Please note: Check-in from 3pm Check-out 11am Cancellation Policy is 48hrs in adv
Westway Guest House
"… Jennifer is dedicated to maintaining a high standard of accommodation while providing a homely atmosphere. Westway Guest House is located just 1 mile from the city centre allowing you to enjoy all the attractions of medieval Galway, from the Spanish Arch, Claddagh Village-home of the Claddagh Ring, University grounds to Quay Street with its quaint bars and restaurants and Salthill promenade. Take a boat trip to the Aran Islands, or...
"…Check-in: from 12:00 - 21:00 Check-out: 11:00 Cancellation policy is 48hrs in advance We accept payment by credit card Abbey View is a no smoking home" …"Driving directions on approaching Galway
"Friendly and comfortable home in quiet area between Galway and Salthill. Beside beach and convenient to all city entertainment. No smoking house. Car park and Wireless Internet Access available." …4 Whitestrand Avenue, Lower Salthill
"Spacious residence overlooking Galway Bay. Beside Beach, walking distance to City Centre, Leisureland, University and Aran Ferry. TV, Wi-fi, Hairdryers and Tea/Coffee facilities. Private Parking." …"… before the Promenade. From N6/N17/N18- When approaching Galway follow sign for Salthill. Salthill is just one street. On that street look out for a building called 'Seapoint'. It is near the ocean and there is a roundabout in front of it....
"Warm, comfortable home, beside Galway Bay. Frommer Guide, Du Routard Ireland Guide recommended breakfast award. Free WiFi in all rooms." …"Follow signs for Salthill. Roncalli House on corner of Whitestrand Avenue, Whitestrand Road. Off R336" …24 Whitestrand Avenue
"…The premises has three comfortable bedrooms. Room (1) has a double bed. Room (2) has a double and single bed and Room (3) has three single beds.All rooms are ensuite with tea/coffee making facilitie
Dun Roamin Guest House
"…While in Galway there is lots to see and do, you can use it as the base to visit the region. Please note : Cancellation policy : 24h Check in : 12.00 - 20.00 Check out : 11.00 Break
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