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!