Hostels in Galway, Irlanda

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Get to know Galway (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Galway is also named and spelled Gallimh - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Galway here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Galway Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Galway. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Galway. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Galway costs on average $39 for a dorm. A hostel in Galway with private rooms costs on average $174. shows all 10 Hostels in Galway. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 10 hostels in Galway, Irlanda. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Galway such as
  • 2 hotels
  • 17 guesthouses
  • 5 apartments

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Galway.

Galway City Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Galway.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Galway

Your Packing List for Galway

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Galway and Irlanda.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Galway Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Galway, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
10 Total number of hostels
$39 Average dorm price
$174 Average private room price
$29 Cheapest hostel in Galway
The Woodquay Hostel is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Galway
Galway City Hostel is the best rated
Most Galway hostels are located in
Eyre Square, Woodquay, Salthill
8.4 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Ballyvaughan (18 Km / 11 mi.)
Oughterard (25 Km / 15 mi.)
The Burren (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Lisdoonvarna (31 Km / 19 mi.)
Kilfenora (33 Km / 20 mi.)
Cong (33 Km / 20 mi.)
Loughrea (33 Km / 21 mi.)

Travel Tips for Galway - from the Community

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