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Kinlay Hostel Galway

Rental with Free Wi-Fi

2 stars

Merchants Road, Eyre Square, Galway

+353 9156 5244
Very good

based on 3,357 reviews

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Fri 6/21

About Kinlay Hostel Galway, Galway

Value for money
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 boasts 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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Standard Rooms - Harbor view
1 bunk bed

1 bunk bed



$125 totalZenhotels.com
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Double Rooms - POOL view


$192 totalAgoda.com
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Other Rooms - Skyline view
1 twin bed

1 twin bed



$57 totalroomsXXL
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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • TV
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Express check-out
  • ATM on-site


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans

Things to do

  • Eco tourism
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Horse riding
  • Pool table

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Shared kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Complimentary breakfast

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Fax/photocopying

Kinlay Hostel Galway Reviews

Very goodBased on 3,357 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great staff, friendly & informative." (in 177 reviews)
  • Perfect location and great value. (in 142 reviews)
  • Free breakfast was perfect. (in 133 reviews)
Cons -
  • Loud and unsanitary people slamming doors constantly. (in 13 reviews)
  • I was alone in a 6 bed dorm. (in 9 reviews)
  • No hand towels in toilet and shower room. (in 5 reviews)

Kinlay Hostel Galway room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:30 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Kinlay Hostel Galway compare to other 2 star hotels in Galway?

    2 star hotels in Galway typically cost $263/night, but Kinlay Hostel Galway is typically available for $61/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • Does Kinlay Hostel Galway have a pool?

    Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at Kinlay Hostel Galway. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for Kinlay Hostel Galway is +353 9156 5244.

  • How close is Kinlay Hostel Galway to Galway city center?

    0.1 mi separate the front steps of Kinlay Hostel Galway and the city center of Galway where you can keep busy with restaurants, shopping and of course Galway City Museum, a very popular landmark in Galway.

  • What is the phone number for Kinlay Hostel Galway?

    If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Kinlay Hostel Galway, call +353 9156 5244 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Does Kinlay Hostel Galway have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Kinlay Hostel Galway has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Kinlay Hostel Galway?

    The required check-out time is 10:30 AM. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • How much is a room at Kinlay Hostel Galway?

    $312/night is a good average price right now, and some users have even reported deals that start from only $42/night. However, prices can change based on the time of year you’re booking, the type of room you prefer, etc. Fill in the form above to get deals for your trip.

  • Is there laundry service in Kinlay Hostel Galway?

    Laundry services are available at Kinlay Hostel Galway. Contact the property reception for additional information. An iron and an ironing board will also be provided. You can ask for them at the front desk if they are not available in the room.

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Places of interest near Kinlay Hostel Galway

Attractions in Galway, Ireland curated by momondo

Kinlay Hostel Galway location: Merchants Road, Eyre Square, Galway

Top landmarks

Lynch's Castle0.1 mi
St. Augustine's Church0.2 mi
Galway Harbour0.2 mi
St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church0.2 mi
Nora Barnacle House0.2 mi
Galway City Museum0.3 mi
Spanish Arch0.3 mi
Galway Cathedral0.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Gaslight Brasserie0.0 mi
Queen Street0.0 mi
Tribeton0.1 mi
Afternoon Tea at The House Hotel0.1 mi
The Hardiman - Afternoon Tea0.1 mi
McSwiggans0.1 mi
No. 150.1 mi
Merchant bar and Restaurant0.1 mi
Cava Bodega0.1 mi

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