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Bothar na mBan, Wood Quay, Galway, Galway, Ireland, Distance from city centre: 0.5km

Rating: 86% from 39 reviews

  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 87%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 87%Location
  • 86%Value for money
  • 84%Facilities

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  • Everything was good
  • 91%
  • 04 Sep 2014 Anonymous France
  • We enjoyed our stay in an apt around the corner from the main hostel, especially because of the kitchen. It was quieter & more private. However, we had laundry to do & were disappointed to discover there were no washer/dryers set aside for hostelers. All machines were in use for Sleepzone sheets and towels, We had to sit by the machines to jump on them before another load was put in. While we were waiting another hosteler was looking for a machine to use, also. U need better laundry facilities!
  • 97%
  • 22 Aug 2014 Anonymous Canada
  • Awful experience. Check in 45 minutes late. Then we found out that we weren't going to spend our first night in a double room with a private bathroom (booked 6 months earlier) but in an "appartment room" with shared bathroom. We explained to the staff that we wanted what we had booked but " that room is more expensive so there's no reason for you (us) to complain ". 2nd night was in an other room where we noticed that the toilet flush was out of order. We notified it...nobody came. NEVER AGAIN!!
  • 49%
  • 21 Aug 2014 Dounia France
  • This place is awesome, only place I'll stay at in Galway. Great location, comfortable beds, bathroom in room. Big big common area, kitchen, backyard. Lots of information on things to do. Friendly staff (night guy had a bit too strict definition of loud in my opinion but my criticism would be an early sleeper's praise!)
  • 100%
  • 18 Aug 2014 Anonymous USA
  • A good place to stay
  • 77%
  • 14 Jul 2014 Anonymous Spain
  • Youth Hostel nice if you are between friends or if your objective is to do party, cause its noisy (the summer), and we could'nt rest after days of walk. One exemple : when we gone at 7 AM, other girls of our room gone to sleep. Except this, was nice.
  • 74%
  • 12 Jul 2014 Lucile France
  • We had an excellent time at sleepzone the location was excellent and getting a breakfast of tea, toast and cereal was a lovely touch. However we travelled as a group of 8 and I felt Sleepzone was very strict with groups , with 25 euro each for a security deposit we would have lost up to 200 euro for making noise and we therefore felt a great deal of pressure to be quiet.
  • 97%
  • 30 May 2014 Lauren Ireland
  • I had a wonderful time here. The staff was helpful and friendly, and it had a nice atmosphere.
  • 91%
  • 21 May 2014 Elli Finland
  • The accommodation was so cold, we hardly slept because of it. When we asked to get the heating on, we were answered that it was only working during 1 or 2 hours and then shut down. So no possibility to adjust the temperature of the bedroom... :/ Breakfast was the strict minimum
  • 46%
  • 21 May 2014 Anonymous France
  • This was my first time in a hostel. I found the staff to be extremely helpful! We were offered a slice of pizza after about 10 minutes while waiting to go into our rooms. Everything about the building was great!
  • 89%
  • 14 May 2014 Anonymous USA
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