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Galway - Sleepzone YHA

Bóthar na mBan, Woodquay, Galway City, Ireland

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Overall Rating 87%

From 8 Reviews

Hostel rating (8)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 89%
Cleanliness 85%
Location 92%
Security 91%
Service 88%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 83%

Friendly, clean, safe and central with great facilities and always great value for money.

  • Dorm
    From €19.00
  • Private
    From €49.00
10 or more people?

Galway City Hostel

Hostel Galway City

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Sleepzone Hostel Galway is a spacious hostel which serves as the perfect gateway to the beautiful West of Ireland. It is situated in the centre of Galway City, just 100 metres from Eyre Square and only 3 minutes from the bus/rail terminal and coach station.

The hostel provides en-suite rooms, both dormitory and private. It has a fully equipped, modern, self-catering kitchen with high quality coffee machine, as well as comfortable airy terrace with gazebo and benches. In addition, you can find here a self-service laundry, free Wi-Fi, TV Lounge, and reading lounge with excellent selection of travel books and books of Irish interest.

Its location makes it a perfect base for exploring all the city's amenities, including pubs, clubs, cafés and restaurants. The hostel also offers discounted tours of Connemara and The Cliffs of Moher with daily pick-up from and return to front door.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 16 qualify for a discount on the advertised price at check-in.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car parking nearby
  • Currency Exchange
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - At Reception
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +353(0)91 566 999

Fax. +353(0)91 566 996

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Cliffs of Moher (More than 10km)
  • Connemara (More than 10km)
  • Aran Islands (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



The room,with a skylight, was completely ventilation. Otherwise we would be happy to return.


Avatar for Margaret


Tue 13 Sep 2016

Cette auberge a une trop grande capacité pour être conviviale et l'espace pour le petit déjeuner est trop restreint. Il fait chaud dans les chambres et il faut laisser la fenêtre ouverte pour avoir de l'air. Du coup, les bruits de la rue sont très présents. Vue les difficultés pour se garer, il vaut mieux être piéton quand on vient dans cette auberge.


Avatar for Nadine


Mon 29 Aug 2016

I am generally satisfied with this hostel.


Avatar for JAE WON


Mon 18 Jul 2016

After reading the experiences of previous travellers regarding mix-ups in terms of their booking, I dropped an email with my booking details to confirm the booking before the trip. Upon checking in, we realised that the hostel gave us a wrong room. Checked with the staff and discovered that they were overbooked and gave us another room, without actually telling us this when we were at the reception. The hostel made up for it by upgrading us to an apartment and we were satisfied with the solution


Avatar for Shi Hui

Shi Hui,

Thu 07 Jul 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (3 to 5km)
  • Beach (2 to 3km)
  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cycle trails (More than 10km)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (More than 10km)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Swimming pool (3 to 5km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (Less than 500m)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (1 to 2km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Galway Coach Station: Short walk. Galway City 'Bus Eireann' Terminal: Short walk
The Dyke Road parking lot is located just down the street. The cost is €5/day and free from 6:30pm – 8:00am. Please note that this is an outdoor public car park and cars and belongings are left at the owners’ risk
Galway City 'Irish Rail' Terminal: Short walk to hostel

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