Welcome to Kinlay Hostel Galway

Voted BEST HOSTEL IN IRELAND – International Annual Hostel Awards.

Newly refurbished in January 2017 and located in Eyre Square, Galway.

Galway’s Highest Rated Hostel on tripadvisor.com

Book here for guaranteed lowest rates – That’s our promise to you!


This Galway hostel is a perfect base from which to explore the West’s famous attractions such as the landscapes of Connemara, Cliffs of Moher, the Burren and the world famous Aran Islands.

Kinlay Hostel is the ideal place to stay if you are looking for quality budget accommodation in Ireland. All daily bus tours and Aran Islands shuttle depart from right outside the hostel. Our Galway hostel is a perfect base to explore all of Galway city’s famous attractions which are located on our doorstep, see ‘Things to do in Ireland

We also specialise in group bookings and one of our group booking co-ordinators will take care of your booking from beginning to end.

Tours can be arranged in house from the hostel reception to world famous locations such as Connemara, Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher and the Burren.

All tours depart from the hostel reception every morning at 9.30AM.