Barnacles Hostel is situated in the heart of Galway, just steps from many of the city’s most popular restaurants and pubs. The backpacker hostel offers a comfortable, friendly environment and modern facilities.
Barnacles Hostel is ideally situated for backpackers wishing to explore all the cultural offerings of Galway City. It can be found in the Latin Quarter, where travellers will enjoy many vibrant cafes, restaurants, pubs and shops. Major tourist attractions, such as the Spanish Arch, Claddagh and Eyre Square are nearby, too.
Barnacles has 112 beds. There are private twin and double rooms, as well as dorms, all of which are ensuite. Rates include a light breakfast, linen, WiFi and a walking tour of the city.
Guests will enjoy meeting fellow travellers in the common room, which has loads of board games, book swap, DVDs and a Nintendo Wii. They can also use the large, self-catering kitchen, laundry facilities and bike parking.
The hostel is staffed 24 hours a day and organizes special events and pub crawls to ensure all visitors make the most of their time in Galway.
The city of Galway is the perfect base for discovering the West of Ireland. Visitors can easily spend a day at the Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Moher or Connemara. Discounted rates on various trips and tours are available to Barnacles' guests.