Kinlay House Galway

Address: Merchants Road,
Reservations: Online booking available here
Phone: 00353 91 565244
Fax: 00353 91 565245

The award winning Kinlay House Hostel is ideally located on Eyre Square in the heart Galway's vibrant City Center on Eyre Square, 1 min walk from the shopping district, pubs, restaurants and the City’s train and bus stations. It is the perfect base to explore all the West of Ireland has to offer including the landscapes of Connemara, Cliffs of Moher / Burren and the beautiful Aran Islands. Discounted Tickets for daily bus tours to these regions are available from the reception desk. Our friendly, helpful and well travelled staff are available 24 hours a day and are happy to provide any information you may require - local knowledge / hotspots, dining out, bus / train timetables, local events and even the weather forecast! We provide ALL of the following completely FREE of charge; continental breakfast, bed linen, hot showers, towels, WiFi, left luggage, Galway City maps, book swap, security safe and booking service to the next IHH Hostel on your route.


Additional guest facilities include international payphones, a launderette, iron/hairdryer, international adaptors/phone chargers and internet access to make your stay with us as comfortable and as enjoyable as possible. Make yourself at home in the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of the large open plan lounge area, the Tv/dvd room (we have a wide selection of movies and games available) or reading area and take advantage of the fully equipped self-catering kitchens to make some lunch or dinner with your traveling companions. Alternatively, pick up a free 20 % discount voucher from reception for a great local creperie to have lunch in.

Room Types

We have a wide selection of both standard and en-suite accommodation (8/6/4/2 bed rooms) to suit all budgets and we can cater for both the individual backpacker and small or large groups. “Galways all-round best Hostel....” (Lonely Planet 2008)…….

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