Overview of Hostel
Located on the corner of Eyre Square in the heart of Galway City, the multi award-winning Kinlay Hostel has now also been listed as ‘Top Choice’ by the Lonely Planet Guide.
Kinlay is now a fully POD hostel. This means that when you book a bed in one of our 4,6 or 8 bed dorm rooms, you will sleep
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 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.
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
Please note: a refundable security deposit may be charged on check-in for group bookings. Please note we don't accept -18 in dormitories. If you have any difficulty finding us, call us at 091-565244 and we will be happy to guide you towards Kinlay House Hostel.