€10 per night
€10 per night
Barnacles Galway, Galway, Ireland

Barnacles Galway

Galway, Ireland - 10 Quay Street, The Latin Quarter

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Description - Hostel

Welcome to award-winning Barnacles Quay Street Hostel! We’re rated among the top 10 hostels in the whole of Ireland!

We have the best location in Galway; we’re right in the heart of the city’s nightlife and entertainment on the pedestrian-only Quay Street, across from the Quays pub and under a minute’s walk to other bars, pubs, nightclubs and entertainment. No other hostel is this close to the action and atmosphere of Galway.

Free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free linen, a free walking tour of Galway, free discounted tours booking, free fun events and free maps are included as a standard!

With top-rated staff, clean rooms, tight security and 24-hour reception you know you’ll be looked after.

With our large common room and self-catering kitchen, we wanted to make sure that at Barnacles you feel right at home.

Meet new friends, play some games, or just go out and enjoy Galway – we’re at the heart of it!

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The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 112
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: €10

Double Female Dorm Mixed Dorm Single Twin
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
  • Check-out: 10:30am

Hostel amenities

We have 24 hour front desk. There is no curfew so you can come and go as you please, but we will check your security card on entrance to hostel. Free breakfast is always included.
We have large self catering kitchen where you can cook up your meals as well as cosy common room with computers, games, TV and Nintendo Wii. Wifi is free in the common areas and you also get 15 minutes of internet included free of charge with your booking.
We operate tour desk, where you can book discounted tours of the area, and also offer free walking tours of Galway. Nightly pub crawl is very popular.

24-hr front desk Breakfast included Currency exchange Group services Historic site Laundry/valet service Linen included No curfew Open 24 Hours WIFI (free)

Room amenities

There is range of rooms available, from double/twin to 12 bed dorms. All rooms are sold on the mixed basis, but we will try to accommodate female only dorms if requested. All rooms are ensuite, with both shower and toilet facilities. As a security measure, there are cages under beds for storing your belongings.

Electronic key Ensuite Maid service daily Non-smoking rooms


Barnacles Galway is located in the heart of city centre, Quay Street, pedestrianized area with all pubs, night clubs and restaurants. This lively area is heart of entertainment in Galway. You are never more than a minute walk away from famous pubs, restaurants or venues.

Points of interest
  • Quays Pub (across the road)
  • Spanish Arch (100 meters)

Price details

€10 - 30 per night

Credit cards accepted on location: VisaMasterCard

Available discounts

Long stay, free night special offers, tour offers

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

Deposit is used to guarantee your reservation.
We will pre-authorize the charge on your credit card.
7 days cancellation policy applies.

Location - Hostel

10 Quay Street, The Latin Quarter
County Galway

Latitude: 53.27117, Longitude: -9.05419

How to get there

Barnacles Galway is located in the heart of city centre, Quay Street, pedestrianized area with all pubs, night clubs and restaurants. We are 5 minute walk from both train and bus stations.