Kinlay Eyre Square Hostel
Kinlay House Hostel is located on Eyre Square in the heart Galway's vibrant City Center.
All the day tours depart from right outside the front door.
Lounge in the brand-new chill-out zone, use the free Wi-Fi internet connection or relax in customized private rooms or in the spacious dormitories, many of which offer panoramic views of Galway Bay.
Be part of the relaxed and friendly atmosphere in the large open plan lounge area, tv/dvd room (with a selection of movies and games!) and take advantage of the two fully equipped self-catering kitchens.
Our friendly, helpful, well-travelled and multilingual staff are happy to provide any information you may require i.e local knowledge/hotspots, dining out, bus/train timetables, local events and even the weather forecast!
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Card Phones
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Postal Service
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Safe Deposit Box
- Steam Room
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Please note: a refundable security deposit may be charged on check-in for group bookings.
If you have any difficulty finding us, call us and we will be happy to guide you towards Kinlay House Hostel.
Please note we don't accept -18 in dormitories.
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From the Bus and Train station:
The bus and train station is a two-minute walk from the hostel.
Turn left on leaving the bus/ train station. Walk 100 metres, take a left and we are across the street on the corner of Merchants Rd, on Eyre Square.
Take the lift to the reception on the first floor.
From the Galway tourist information office:
The Galway tourist information office is a two-minute walk from the hostel.
This is located on Forster St. Follow this street towards Eyre Square and 100 metres past the bus and train station. Take a left and we're across the street on the corner of Merchants Rd on Eyre Square.
Then take the lift to reception on the first floor.
From the airport:
Galway has an international airport located five miles form the city centre. There is no bus service available from the airport to the city centre but there is a taxi rank just outside the arrivals terminal to take passengers to the city centre.
From the main dual carriageway leading into Galway from Dublin/Cork/Kerry, at the first roundabout take the first exit (with the sign 'Galway City East').
Go through the next set of traffic lights and go straight through the next roundabout.
Go straight through the next three sets of traffic lights and at the roundabout beside the Huntsman Bar, take the first exit, leading towards the city centre.
Keep straight here and follow the sign towards the city centre via The Docks. Keep driving and you'll arrive on Dock Rd. This is a one-way street so follow it and take the first right towards the end of this road. Take a right again onto Merchants Rd. We're located at the very top of Merchants Rd on the corner of Eyre Square.
Located in the heart of Galway City, just around the corner from all the action, yet sheltered from all the late-night street noise.
The main train and bus stations are two minutes' walk from the hostel.