Overview of Hostel
Lots of Freebies – Free wifi, free internet access, free walking tours, free printing services, free city maps, our friendly & helpful team will even keep an eye on your luggage if you need to leave it with us.
We have full self catering facilities at Woodquay Hostel which is ideal if you’re on
Walking from the station - go straight on up to the top of Eyre Square , veer right arriving at Eyre Square (through the street that divides Dunnes Stores and Dunnes Stores off-license). Continue down Eyre Street, take the next right, just before McSwiggans Bar and Restaurant, keeping to the right hand side you will find the hostel 200 meters straight ahead (passing the Harvest off-license on the way).
Walk from station - go straight to the top of Eyre Square , veer left and then take a right turn down Eglington Street , keeping to the right hand side. Arriving at the corner at Eddie Rockets, take a right turn and follow straight through where you arrive at Woodquay - keep going on straight, we are located 200 meters ahead on the right hand side, directly across from the 'Stage Door' Bar..
Travel: We are 5 minutes from the Bus and Train station. We are 6km from the Galway Airport and we are 5 minutes from the harbour. Amenities: We are just 2 minutes walk from Cathedral, University, Salmon Weir Bridge and hospital. We are 2 km from the sea front Salthill. Social & Shopping: We are located 2 minute walk from Eyre Square and adjacent to all night life, clubs, restaurants, bars and theatre. We are 1 minute walk to large and small supermarkets and department stores. Sports: We are 5 minutes walk from Terryland football grounds and 2 km from Pearse Stadium. We are 5 minutes from the Greyhound Stadium. We are 3.5 km from the Galway Racecourse (Ballybrit).
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Not Accepted
Please note that if your arrival time is later than 15.00hrs you must contact the hostel. If you do not contact the hostel your booking may be cancelled. Building: The building is over 130 years old. It has recently been renovated but maintains its character. It is centrally heated and has over night security. Described as old fashioned and homely. Kitchen: The kitchen is large, spacious and well equipped to accommodate groups of people. Bedrooms and Bathrooms: The bedrooms are clean and have new beds. Bathrooms are small but sufficient. Some rooms have en suites. Common Room and Dining Room: Fully equipped with books, TV, video, music and games. Wi-fi enabled on ground floor. The dining room has four large tables.