Excellent 9.0
Based on 787 reviews

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About this property


With free Wi-Fi throughout, this hostel has a good location overlooking Eyre Square in Galway, Ireland. It is just 1 minute’s walk from the city centre and train station. Continental breakfast is provided each morning, and there is a vending machine for snacks and drinks. A 24-hour front desk means guests can come and go as they please. There are also a fully equipped self-catering kitchens. Rooms at Kinlay House Eyre Square Hostel have either en suite or shared bathroom facilities, and guests can make use of free luggage storage, free bed linen, free book swap. free computer access and printing. This hostel has been awarded Best Hostel in Ireland 2014 on Annual International Awards and rated as the best hostel in Galway in Lonely Planet’s 2014 guide.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Bicycle rental
  • Car park

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Vending machine

Services and conveniences

  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room


  • Elevator
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed

Languages spoken

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
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  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Important notice

Please note that groups larger than 4 people may be charged a refundable security deposit upon check-in. Parking is available in Hynes Yard, 2 mins walk from the hostel. Hynes Yard is situated on The Dock Road and also Merchants Road with a special discounted rate of €8 per 24 hours with the Kinlay Hostel stamp. Please present your tickets to reception prior to check-out to avail of this discount.
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based on 787 reviews
  • Cleanliness 8.9
  • Facilities 8.8
  • Location 9.7
  • Room comfort and quality 8.4
  • Service 9.3
  • Value for money 8.8


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