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Barnacles Hostel Galway

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“great location”(74 reviews)
“bed dorm”(17 reviews)
“quay street”(28 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsgreat locationbed dormquay streetfree breakfastcommon roompub crawlperson roomprivate bathroomcan't beat the locationnight lifecentral locationlatin quartercommon areasbars and restaurantsenjoyed my staybeds were comfortablemin walk
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Fun friendly environment. Staff and travelers were great! The breakfast was a typical hostel breakfast. The location though was quite astounding, right on the main stretch just down the street from the Holliday market

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Seriously best time in Ireland and coolest hostel! I loved everyone I met there! Made so many friends!! And friendly staff- Stephen O'Sullivan is awesome!! I am definitely planning my trip back here soon

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Response from Lidija R, Guest Relations Manager at Barnacles Hostel GalwayResponded 22 December 2017

Hi Jillianincognito Thanks for staying with us and thanks your wonderful review about our hostel and staff. We really appreciate your kind comments and look forward to seeing you for that return trip. See you soon. Regards ~Team@barnacles

Reviewed 18 December 2017

Good hostel, great location and friendly staff. Management did not record that we had booked an extra night so we had people keep coming in the room when all beds were occupied. Central location in Galway near some great pubs

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

I needed to stay close to the centre of town and found this at short notice. I booked online and parked nearby. There was a bed, a shower, orange juice, some toast and a mug of coffee. Thats all I remember...

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Nice place but services not really good : not very welcoming staff, bedrooms too much warmed at night and breakfast very poor (don't deals with free breakfast if it remain nothing 1 hour before closing...

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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Price range
US$27 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$27 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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pinkava
1 February 2017|
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Response from Lidija R | Property representative |
Hi Niamh Thanks for booking with us. All our Twin rooms are at the back of the building so your room will be away from the street. Let us know if you have any other questions I'll be happy to help. Looking forward to... More
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Lauren O
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Response from Toni Y | Reviewed this property |
Sorry so long, but yes, we had a rental car as well. There was a parking garage about 2 blocks away near the water.
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"The eight bed dorms are the ideal size."
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"for sleeping its fine there is no privacy"
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"The mixed dorms are tight but clean"
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"Ask for a room not at the front of the building as it can be noisy"
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