9.4

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9.9

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Exceptional location
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Nearby landmarks
United Methodist Presbyterian Church 10 m
Eyre Square Galway Bus Station 50 m
Galway Train Station 80 m
Tourist Information Booth 100 m
The Medieval City Walls 110 m
The Cannons 110 m
The Fountain 110 m
cuba 130 m
Galway Crafts and Collectables 160 m
Whitehall Medical Centre 160 m
Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel

"The hostel is perfectly clean, all the time."

Laura - August 4, 2019
Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel
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Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel

Merchants Road, Eyre Square, Galway, Galway, Ireland - See map
  • 40 meters to public transportation

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Ticket services

  • Laundry service

Value for money9.5
Location rating9.9
Nearest airportGalway Airport (GWY)
Distance to airport7.9 km

Rooms available at Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel

Very good
Room comfort & quality
8.0
Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
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  • 1 bunk bed
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Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 6 m²/65 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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Double Room En suite
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  • Room size: 11 m²/118 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed
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Bed in a 6-Bed Female Dormitory En Suite
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  • Room size: 9 m²/97 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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Bed in 6 Bed Female Dormitory with shared bathroom
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  • Room size: 6 m²/65 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory En Suite
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  • Room size: 9 m²/97 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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3 Bed Private Room En Suite
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  • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
  • Shower
  • 3 bunk beds
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Single Room En Suite
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  • Room size: 11 m²/118 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed
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Twin Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 6 m²/65 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 bunk bed
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel?

Check-in is from 04:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel?

For those who wish to drive their own cars, Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel has a car park available for guests.

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Overall rating:

9.4

Exceptional
32 reviews
Cleanliness
9.2
Facilities
9.5
Location
9.9
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What travelers say they love:
The room is quite spacious.
Aisyah from Indonesia
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More about Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel

More about Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel

Located on the corner of Eyre Square in Galway City, the multi award-winning Kinlay Hostel is 1 minutes' walk from both the coach and train stations. This hostel is described as 'Top Choice' in the current edition of the Lonely Planet’s guide. Kinlay Hostel features a mix of private rooms and dormitories. Guest facilities include a common room with a pool table and TV, a fully equipped self-catering kitchen and a dining room. A free breakfast and high-speed WiFi as well as free computer usage, free luggage storage, free printing and free city maps are all provided to guests. There is a 24-hour reception desk and staff are available to offer recommendations of things to do in Galway. Tours to the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and the Aran Islands leave from outside the front door every morning.

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9.4
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Exceptional
Cleanliness9.2
Facilities9.5
Location9.9
Room comfort and quality8.0
Service9.7
Value for money9.5
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8-9 Excellent (2)
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10.0
Exceptional
Aisyah from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Bed in a 6-Bed Female Dormitory En Suite
Stayed 2 nights in September 2018

What a good hostel!”

I stayed in a female dorm. There's an ensuite bathroom, a closet, a desk, and a chair. It's like a hotel room. The room is quite spacious. There's an elevator so i really like it. The breakfast was excellent: bread, jam, cake, muffin, cereal, fresh milk, juice, tea, and coffee. The location is walkable from the bus terminal, right in front of the Eyre Square. You can walk to a lot of places around the city from the hostel

Reviewed September 22, 2018

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9.6
Exceptional
The from Thailand
Solo traveler
Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 2 nights in August 2018

Cool Hostel and great location”

I have been traveling around Europe for 3 months. This is one of the best hostel in Europe so far (from my experience). I mean over all the best. Friendly staffs and service mind. The room is good size and the kitchen maybe small but it's ok. The location is awesome because it just right at the centre. The restroom is enough The night shift man is so kind to me as i have to leave early morning and i am going to missed my breakfast so he just went to the kitchen and packed me some breakfast.SO kind. because some place they don't care but this is what is hospitality business is all about. Caring, service mind and flexible to make your customers have the best experience with you. Thanks guys.

Reviewed November 06, 2018

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9.2
Exceptional
Yustina from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Bed in a 6-Bed Female Dormitory En Suite
Stayed 3 nights in January 2018

A good place to spend time in Galway”

I like that the hostel arrange different kind of events every day. The breakfast was the best from all of the hostels that I've ever stayed with. Just one annoying incident from those who stayed in the next room. They're so loud & drunk after the Thursdays' Pub Crawling. They banged the door and were shouting at 2 or 3 AM.

Reviewed February 06, 2018

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8.7
Excellent
Melissa from United States
Group
Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 2 nights in May 2014

Awesome hostel!”

High security, awesome staff, great environment!

This really was one of the greatest hostels I have stayed at! The staff was awesome and the security was really on top of it late at night, but in a cool and friendly way. The breakfast was pretty good (for a free hostel breakfast) - scones! The staff really made the stay here memorable though because they were so friendly and helpful. They can also book tours for you downstairs and it's like a 3 minute walk from both the bus station and Shop St where all the bars are, but just far enough that it was quiet at night if you wanted to stay in. The whole place was SO CLEAN which was nice. It was certainly on the pricy side but for what you get, it seemed worth it.

Reviewed May 25, 2014

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10.0
Exceptional
Laura from Switzerland
Solo traveler
Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 4 nights in July 2019

Amazing”

I‘ve met so many amazing people in there! Many of those who live there. The hostel is perfectly clean, all the time. The rooms are very well thought through and the breakfast is amazing! Would 100% recommend it and stay there again. Btw: I forgot my towel in my room and they sent it to my next accomodation free of charges

Reviewed August 05, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Niklas from Sweden
Solo traveler
Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 3 nights in July 2015

The Best hostel”

Amazing staff, generous breakfast, friendly atmosphere

My best hostel experience after years of traveling. Staff & travelers showed much respect for each other. Staff made an effort to be a friend with guests and they also organised events every day.

Reviewed July 15, 2015

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9.3
Exceptional
RANKYUNG from South Korea
Solo traveler
Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in September 2013

kind and cozy place for young traveller”

Clean kind easy access to anywhere attraction

Great with kind reception. nice breakfast ( they even offer wraps or foils so that some of guys can keep for lunch) wonderful place if you have a plan to visit Aran island ( shuttle is just right there)

Reviewed October 04, 2013

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10.0
Exceptional
louise from Australia
Solo traveler
Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 2 nights in June 2019

Absolutely devine”

Must of been created by a backpacker every thing was perfecy

Reviewed June 20, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Angela from Ireland
Family with teens
6 Bed Private
Stayed 1 night in August 2021

Friendly and location ”

Location is perfect ..staff exceptional helpful and friendly..very clean and really valuable

Reviewed August 13, 2021

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9.6
Exceptional
Ross from Ireland
Group
6 Bed Private Room Ensuite
Stayed 2 nights in July 2021

Great value for money ”

It's in the heart of the city which is very handy and close to everything..

Reviewed July 18, 2021

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9.2
Exceptional
Sheena from Ireland
Family with teens
6 Bed Private
Stayed 1 night in June 2021

Exceptional”

Lovely little spot bus stop and train station right really und the corner employees were lovely 100%recommend

Reviewed June 08, 2021

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9.2
Exceptional
Maria from Chile
Solo traveler
Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in August 2019

Excelente ”

Solo me falló el desayuno pues todo era dulce y mucha comida chatarra: nutella, mantequilla de maní, café soluble, cereales... menos mal que había manzanas y yogurt, variedad de leche, eso sí! Y algunos productos como el pan de soda estaban añejos el primer día que me alojé. De resto, en cuanto a servicios y atención de los chicos es Perfecto! Hasta mandé una postal, me vendieron los sellos y todo fácil.

Reviewed August 07, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Idoia from Spain
Solo traveler
Bed in a 6-Bed Female Dormitory En Suite
Stayed 1 night in July 2016

excellent”

Excellent

Reviewed July 09, 2016

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8.4
Excellent
maddalena from Italy
Solo traveler
Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 4 nights in August 2019

Tutto ottimo, colazione abbondante”

Se non vi è il bagno in camera, le toilette sono in fondo ad un lungo corridoio e nella zona docce vi è una fortissima corrente di aria fredda dal condotto di areazione

Reviewed August 11, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Yoshinobu from Japan
Solo traveler
Stayed 3 nights in October 2019

快適でした:)”

まずバスで到着する人が殆どだと思うんですが、バスストップからホステルまでの距離がめちゃくちゃ近いです。歩いて1分ぐらい。 今回10人部屋に宿泊しましたが、カーテンで仕切りがあるので、そんなに周りは気になりませんでした。ただいびきをかく人がいるので、耳栓は必須です笑 10人部屋にシャワールームが1つしかないので、共用部分にあるシャワールームを使っていました。そこはややマイナス点でした。 ベッドにUSB充電とコンセントが付いているので、最悪変換プラグなしでも充電はできます。 Wi-Fiもストレスなく使えました。 レセプションの人もめちゃくちゃ協力的で、オススメのレストランを聞いたり、航空券の印刷もしてもらいました。 水やお菓子の自販機があったり、レセプションにはアメニティ類も販売しているので、タオルを忘れたりしても、お金で解決できます笑 朝食も簡易的ですが、この値段で朝食があること自体素晴らしいと思います。 場所がいいのでどこに行くのも快適です。 市内の主要観光スポットは全て歩いて行けます。 ツアーバスなどが出てるコーチステーションもすぐなので、ずっと快適でした。

Reviewed November 01, 2019

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7.0
Very good
LISA from Japan
Solo traveler
Bed in a 6-Bed Female Dormitory En Suite
Stayed 2 nights in May 2014

若い人向けだと思う。年配の方もいたが、部屋にいることが苦痛のようで、下のサロンで過ごしていた。”

バスステーションやショッピングエリヤにも近かったこと。
Reviewed May 31, 2014

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10.0
Exceptional
Jang from South Korea
Solo traveler
Bed in a 6-Bed Female Dormitory En Suite
Stayed 3 nights in November 2019

Exceptional”

키친이 매우 넓고 깔끔합니다. 관리를 꾸준히 하는것같고 직원들이 친절합니다. 조식은 빵, 시리얼 종류인데 다양하고 무료라고 믿기지 않을정도로 잘 나와요. 위치는 골웨이시내시작하는 곳이라 이동하기 편하고 버스정류장들이랑도 가까워요. 방은 그냥 벙커베드에 칸마다 커튼이 있어 좋았고 방안에 샤워실이 있어 편리했습니다. 여기 숙소가 너무 좋았어서 골웨이에 오길 잘했다는 생각이 들 정도로 좋았습니다.

Reviewed November 11, 2019

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7.2
Very good
MINKYEONG
Solo traveler
Bed in a 6-Bed Female Dormitory En Suite
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

위치는 좋지만..”

앗침쉭솨가 물료로 제공되는 점은 무척 좋았습니다. Nice ! 하지먄 콘뿌로슽틑에서 어머낫 곰퐝쓰가 나 왔는 데 날흄 배려 촤완에서 조욘희 가서 말. 해좃도니 한묭또 쏴루ㅣ 미얀~^^라고 하지 않았고 고냥 휙! 버려 휙 ! 휙! 수레궈통에 덙렸슙니댱 오마이갓 그들의 서비스는 친절하지만 개뇸ㅕ이 부젹부젹젹젹 줙한곳 같순니다. 계뇸..... ㄷ후

Reviewed May 14, 2019

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9.2
Exceptional
juhyun from South Korea
Solo traveler
Bed in a 6-Bed Female Dormitory En Suite
Stayed 1 night in January 2018

친절한 직원”

버스 정류장에서 멀지 않고 관광지에서도 가까움 간단하지만 조식이 제공됨 잘 때 살짝 추웠음

Reviewed March 31, 2018

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10.0
Exceptional
Eun from South Korea
Solo traveler
Bed in a 6-Bed Female Dormitory En Suite
Stayed 4 nights in August 2016

재방문의사 100%”

리셉션 직원 매우매우매우 친절 위치도 매우 좋음. 에이레 광장 바로 옆 방도 깨끗하고, 무엇보다 조식이 매우매우 훌륭함. 단, 세면대 수도꼭지는 조금 불편함. 누르고 있어야만 물이 나오는 수도꼭지임. 샤워시 물 온도 조절이 안되어서 좀 뜨거웠음.

Reviewed August 29, 2016

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