Barnacles Quay Street Hostel

Address: 10 Quay Street, Galway

Reservations: Online booking available here
Phone: +353 1 6716277
Fax: +353 1 6716591

Why stay at Barnacles Quay Street Hostel?

Let us quote the Backpacker Bible shall we? According to 2009 Lonely Planet: "Barnacles is in the heart of the action in Galway on a pedestrianised street. It is located on the same street as all the pubs & restaurants you came to Galway for."


Stay with us and you will understand why Barnacles is the creme de la creme of Galway hostels - the perfect place for the modern traveler.

Perfect Location
• Barnacles is situated in the heart of Galways Latin Quarter on the pedestrianised Quay Street. Soak up the Galway atmosphere from right outside the hostel or chill out at Galways famous Spanish Arch.
• We are minutes walk from everywhere - cafes, pubs, transport, internet cafes, banks and heaps more
• Within walking distance to tourist sites like Eyre Square, Spanish Arch, Lynch's Castle, Salthills Promenade

Loads of Fun
• Our staff are young, helpful and well travelled, as well as knowledgeable on what's on and what to do in and around Galway. They have spent many hours researching!
• We make it easy to meet other travelers, with a selection of chill out areas and a variety of hostel group activities on offer
• Quay Street is the heart of Galway's nightlife, and with no curfew there are many pubs and bars to explore.
• If you want to stay in we have a huge DVD collection with regular group movie nights and a PS2

Comforts of Home
• In our cozy rooms the hot shower and comfy mattresses will ensure you have a good rest
• Every room comes with an ensuite bathroom
• We can make your stay easier, from having the basics for hire - like hair dryers, adaptors and alarm clocks - to doing your laundry and cooking you dinner

Sparkling Clean
• We are committed to being the cleanest hostel in Galway
• Our housekeeping team are permanent and professional staff who care about what they do
• All dorms and ensuite bathrooms are cleaned daily and beds made with fresh linen

Safe and Secure
• Our reception is staffed 24 hours per day
• All rooms have room specific electronic security card access keys
• We have a secure room, accessible 24 hours a day, available for luggage and for your valuables, and safety deposit boxes are available

Very Convenient
• We have all the facilities you need - free light breakfast, free WIFI, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry service, tour ticket desk, and more
• Don't feel like cooking for yourself? Why not let us with one of our weekly specials.
• It is less than a 5 minute walk to the supermarkets, convenience stores, banks and the post office
• Parking (discounted rate) only 2 minutes walk away and the train and bus station are only 5 minutes walk away

Also, we have Special Weekly rates available from the 1st September - pay just €80 for 7 nights accommodation. For futher details just ask at reception.

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