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

Rating: 82% from 17 reviews

  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 84%Staff
  • 82%Security
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 87%Location
  • 87%Value for money
  • 77%Facilities

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  • We stayed here for 4 days and although the hostel was quite busy, the staff were very attentive. Huge kitchen and dining area, games available upon request, ensuite bathroom. Our first room was quite spacious, the 2nd room was a bit smaller and for 3 adults + 1 child, it felt a bit cramped. The washer/dryer facilities had only 1 of each so that meant waiting, but they supplied detergent which was nice. Eyre Sq. is round the corner so it was a good location. The staff had good recommendations
  • 86%
  • 15 Mar 2017 FARRAH USA
  • As return guest, I know what to expect in terms of high standard & facilities@Sleepzone. Staff are professional & approachable as always. Was kindly upgraded to Room 21 on 2nd Floor which was nice gesture - only negative aspect was that the shower unit required maintenance service as the activate button was timing out every 5 seconds. Also noted water pooling always around Toilet suggesting leaks? Right-Hand-Window also needs work as it is not airtight even if closed and you hear outside noise
  • 97%
  • 06 Jan 2017 Anonymous Ireland
  • Awesome friendly staff, clean, elevator so you don't bounve bags up stairs, hot shower, breakfast is only toast and jam but everything else out shines any hostel. I would go back,
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  • 27 Dec 2016 Anonymous USA
  • Large nice kitchen
  • 80%
  • 14 Nov 2016 John Ireland
  • The hostel itself is good, the facilities are okay and the ambient is clean. The problem was the people staying there. Several groups of people for stag parties or "bro-travels" made the sleeping almost impossible. I definitely understand that a hostel is a place to hang out and have fun, but having several drunk Irish dudes literally screaming at 3am on the corridors and slamming doors made the whole experience bad. Maybe the hostel should enforce a silent rule after midnight.
  • 69%
  • 11 Nov 2016 Anonymous Brazil
  • The staff is very polite and always helped me when asked to. Updated hostel. Clean bedrooms. Clean kitchen. Very well located.
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  • 02 Nov 2016 Anonymous Brazil
  • Dorm-style rooms, suitable for large groups. Friendly atmosphere, helpful staff, and great location (close to the city center, but not so close that it's too noisy to sleep). I'll definitely go back in the future.
  • 89%
  • 31 Jul 2016 Maureen USA
  • I don't think the big music for the breakfast is necessary. Very small fridge for guests.
  • 77%
  • 25 Jul 2016 Sonia Canada
  • Nice hostel with very nice staff. Low water pressure in the shower, takes for ever to shower if you have thick hair, squeeky beds and the main road kan be kinda noisy. Very small refigirator to store food. Bring your own computer cus the ones there are super old and slow. Nice workin wifi In the dorm though! Awesome that the hostel had a elevator !
  • 86%
  • 19 Jul 2016 Anonymous Sweden
  • building work was being undertaken and this was not mentioned when booking, the security guard was quite forceful in telling customers who were talking outside on the street that he would cancel their reservation if they didnt stay quiet, i found this quite insulting as we were not inside the building and he has no right to police the street outside the hostel.
  • 57%
  • 12 Jul 2016 Anonymous Ireland
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