Hostel | 23 - 24 Woodquay, Galway, Ireland 0000
149 out of 217 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (31/01/2015)
"Friendly staff and residents makes this place a Home from Home. This is a long established family run business and that is reflected in the easy-going pace of this hostel."Read all Woodquay Hostel reviews
- Car Parking
- No curfew
- Lounge area
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour hot showers
- Washing machines
- Luggage Room
Payment is to be in cash on arrival.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
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8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)No meals or drinks included
6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)No meals or drinks included
4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)No meals or drinks included
About Woodquay Hostel
The Hostel is in a safe and central position near the bus and train stations and a stone's throw from the main shopping and cultural sites of Galway City, “home to a super mix of pubs, clubs and restaurants, its "buzzing" scene of music and theatres with shops and cafes lining the narrow cobbled streets”.
Galway is a fast growing city where the modern meets the traditional on almost every street corner. It is an ideal spot from which to begin a trip further west along the coast of Connemara, to head across the sea to the Aran Islands or to further inland.
Galway is also notorious for its many historic sites which you can visit, from the famous Salmon Weir Bridge, historic Galway Cathedral through to the beautiful beaches in Salthill which are all within walking distance of the hostel.
In addition to our en suite rooms, guests can avail of our spacious fully equipped kitchen, dining room and common room. An added advantage to our location is that we are situated behind Galway main thoroughfares thus ensuring a comfortable night sleep to all our guests.
Common Room with stereo and Wide Screen TV, DVD and Video
Hot Showers / Towel Hire Facility
Spacious fully equipped kitchen and dining room
Centrally Heated throughout
Left Luggage and Secure Bike Parking
Ticket Sale for Tours to Connemara, Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher
Facilities in Hostel:
Credit Card Facility
Largest Fully Equipped Kitchen
Large Common Room with Large TV, Video and Stereo
Central Heating Throughout
Large Dining Room
University and Colleges
Spanish Arch Museum
Pubs with Traditional Music & Dancing
Fishing and Sea Angling
Cathedral (2 min walk)
Salmon Weir Bridge for Fishing Daily
The Aran Islands are 48Kms out into the Atlantic from Galway City. Consisting of Inishmore, Inishmaan and Inisheer, many Islanders are Gaelic speaking and a large number of students visit these rugged and barren islands every year.
At the Woodquay Hostel we have facilities which will allow you to book your journey to the Aran Islands. Contact Bridie at the front desk for all the relevant information and ticket details.
Come & Stay at Woodquay Hostel!
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”
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.
We are 5 minutes from the Bus and Train station. We are 6km from the Galway Airport and we are 5 minutes from the harbor.
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.
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).