Booking Snoozles Galway?

Here are 5 reasons to look at Woodquay Hostel instead!

from €15/night
Various options En suite Breakfast included


Independently owned & run, original Galway hostel. Most travellers are looking for an authentic experience when they travel, so why stay in an international chain? Woodquay Hostel was one of the first hostels in Galway City & the team are all locals, so their knowledge of Galway is second to none & they always offer a traditional Irish welcome.

Breakfast & Goodies

Freshly baked on site breakfast goodies in a take-away bag. We get your day started with a FREE breakfast which includes fruit, coffee/tea & freshly baked that morning Irish Soda bread.. delicious.

Meet Amazing People

A genuine tourist hostel! If you’re looking for a friendly, fun atmosphere where you get to meet travellers from all over the world, Woodquay Hostel is the place for you. We’re not full of hen & stag do’s, our vibe is laid back, friendly & interesting.

Great Location

Woodquay – Galway City most upcoming area of the city. Woodquay is the ideal location, with its own share of great coffee places, a mix of new & traditional bars, awesome food And it’s right by the water, so you can wake up & take a stroll by the quay or walk along the river. Best of all, it’s within minute’s walk of the city.

The Best Prices

We are one of the most competitively price if not THE most competitively priced hostels in the city, and we have all the facilities you need, lockers, WIFI, equipped kitchen, laundry why look any further. Book your stay with us, we look forward to meeting you



Free WiFI

Fast and free! We believe WIFI is a basic right, not an income stream.

Free Breakfast

On-the-go, to get you started, take-away breakfast incl: tea or coffee, a freshly baked scone, fruit & water. Or if you prefer to cook you can use our fully equipped kitchen..

Free City Maps

Retro but handy, we’ll even draw on them so you find your way back to us.

Luggage Storage

Each bed has a secure lockable storage facility under it. We also have secure luggage room if you haven’t packed light.

Secure Lockers

We have lockers for all your gadgets & documents.

Travel Shop

Forgot your toothbrush? No problem, we offer a range of essentials in our travel shop.

Tour Desk

We have seriously great deals to The Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, Kylemore Abbey and The Aran Islands. Just ask.

Free Tea & Coffee

Caffeine available all day to keep you going, we also sell hard core nespresso pods for when you need an extra shot.

Fully Equipped Kitchen

Open from 7am to 10pm and equipped with everything you need to cook up a storm..


We have washing & drying facilities (a must for Irish weather) where you can get your clean on.

Reception 24/7

Whatever you need, whenever you need it, there is always one of our friendly team available.

Towel Hire

Hire a towel for 2 euro’s and we will give 50% to the Simon Community charity which supports homeless in our city. Get dry & feel good.

Hairdryers Available

We have hairdryers you’re welcome to borrow anytime.

Bedside Charging Points

Recharge your phone whilst you recharge in our cosy beds.

Baby Facilities

We can provide cots & high chairs if you’re staying in our family rooms, everything but the babysitter.


We have a wide range of mixed, female & private dorms at WQ hostel.

10 bed mixed dorm

Ideal for people looking to make friends and meet fellow travellers.

from €20/night

8 bed mixed dorm

Ideal for social travellers who are happy to share a dorm and get to know other travellers.

from €20/night

6 bed mixed dorm

If you still want to mix with other travellers but like a smaller room, this room is ideal for you.

from €25/night

8 bed mixed dorm ensuite

This room is perfect for small groups or for travellers who want to a bathroom in the room.

from €22/night

7 bed female only dorm – ensuite

If you’d prefer to share with other girls & meet fellow travellers this room is ideal.

from €23/night

6 bed mixed dorm – ensuite

This room is perfect for small groups or travellers who want to mix with a few other travellers.

from €25/night

4 bed mixed dorm – ensuite

Whether you’re a gang of friends looking for your own room or a solo traveller who prefers quieter rooms this is the one for you.

from €27/night

8 person room ensuite

Ideal for groups of up to 8 people.  The room is bunk beds which all come with charging points.

from €22 per person / €180 per night

6 person room ensuite

Ideal for groups of up to 6 people. The room is bunk beds which all come with charging points.

from €25per person / €150 per night

4 person room ensuite

Perfect rooms for small groups, bunk bed style.

from €27 per person / €119 per night

5 bed Family rooms – ensuite

Our family rooms have a double (bunk) bed & 3 single beds (bunk style) perfect for families or small groups of friends.

from €119 per night

5 person room ensuite

Ideal for families or groups of up to 5 people.

from €119 per night

3 bed room

On request we have a 3 bed room available, bunk bed style.

from €79 per night

Double room/twin ensuite

Our lovely double room has it’s own new ensuite and is ideal for couples or friends.

from €69 per night

A cheap hostel in the heart of galway city

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