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

Rating: 87% from 32 reviews

  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 89%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 88%Location
  • 86%Value for money
  • 84%Facilities

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  • 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
  • Very friendly atmosphere, most helpful staff, breakfast included in the price came as a (positive) surprise.
  • 91%
  • 23 Apr 2014 Aleksandra Poland
  • All in all an alright Hostel with very nice and helpful staff! But during the nights it was very noisy due to banging doors and reckless people running around the floors screaming and the "moving-out-party" some people were having at 3 o'clock at night two doors down the hallway... As well there were two big groups of around 40 "youngsters" staying there, occupying the kitchen and common area all evening, being super noisy and reckless. Too bad because the kitchen actually looked quite nice.
  • 69%
  • 15 Mar 2014 Linda Germany
  • Clean and well run. New and well equipped. Comfortable and warm when I was a bit weary in a cold Irish winter. The place is near center of the city and convenient for walking.
  • 97%
  • 11 Mar 2014 william USA
  • I recommend the Sleepzone to everyone, but specially to people who really enjoy a cosy, friendly enviroment. The staff is off the charts, professional and super friendly. I can say that the Sleepzone is my home away from home.
  • 100%
  • 16 Feb 2014 Anonymous Portugal
  • Lovely well run hostel - would be nice if the breakfast could have more than tea/coffee and toast.
  • 94%
  • 12 Feb 2014 Anonymous Ireland
  • Cold room and unsecure door to my room.
  • 66%
  • 11 Dec 2013 Anonymous USA
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