Barnacles Galway

10 Quay StreetGalwayIreland
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About Barnacles Galway

Barnacles Galway, voted the best hostel in Galway City, offers private and dorm-style rooms for budget-minded travellers. Female dorm rooms are available. A large common room and a modern self-catering kitchen are provided.

All rooms provide an en suite bathroom, key card access to rooms, free bike parking and laundry facilities. A professional housekeeping team maintains the accommodating hostel and top quality mattresses and linens are provided.

The comfortable hostel is an ideal budget accommodation with a tour desk, tuck stop, and Internet facilities. The multi-lingual staff on the 24-hour reception desk are happy to help with luggage storage and 24-hour security provided.

A free breakfast is provided and the guests can prepare their own snacks and meals in the common kitchen. Pubs, cafes, coffee-houses and take-away, a stone’s throw away.

Located in the vibrant Latin Quarter, the hostel is close to unique shops and exciting nightlife.


10 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
Telephone: +353(91)568 644 | Fax: +353(91)568 644 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Organised activities
  • PC with internet
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 09:00

Positive Reviews

Best Budget Value

Guests of the hostel voice high praise for the comforts and convenience of the hostel, noting the multi-lingual 24-hour front desk provided helpful tourist advice, free bike parking and luggage storage The exciting nightlife and music of the Latin Quarter was a plus and the hostel was a good value for travelers seeking a clean and comfort lodging at an affordable price.

Nice And Clean

Hostel guests commented that the hotel was orderly, clean and provided the basic requirements for an overnight or lengthy stay.

Safe And Secure Bike Parking

Guests staying at the hostel remarked that they appreciate the free and secure bike parking provided and that all the shops and pubs they enjoy are close at hand.

Negative Reviews

Cleanliness Concerns

So far, no negative opinion has been expressed by the guests about this hotel

Service Staff

So far, no negative opinion has been expressed by the guests about this hotel

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 3114 reviews across the web
8.4 /10
  • hostelbookers
    8.9 /10
    7.3 /10
  • Other Sources
    8.4 /10
8.4 out of 10 based on 3114 reviews