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Take a stroll with us…

Well, what can we say…. a lot? Salthill is a Galway gem that we all love.  When walking the promenade every evening (sun, hail, rain, or snow), you escape the city and world around you. Start your walk from Nimmos … Read More

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Rent a Bike and cycle out to Silver Strand and Barna Woods you won’t regret it

Donna
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5 Photos of outstanding beauty in Galway

Now is the time to explore our love for Galway, with sea, rivers, mountains, lakes, forests, castles and beaches. This is the perfect opportunity for locals to seek out spots you may have missed or rediscover Galway in all it’s … Read More

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Explore the walking trails of Galway

Explore the walking trails of Galway, whether it’s to clear your head or get those steps in, here are some spots in Galway to explore and get your walking boots on. Rinville Park located in Oranmore a short drive outside … Read More

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For traditional Irish music try Tigh Chóilí or Taffees, right in the main street. Another equally great option would be in The Crane, where it's worth checking their upstairs bar

Rapheal
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A day in Galway: city guide

It doesn’t take more than a day to fall under the spell of Galway’s beauty and vibrant atmosphere, which makes it a fortunate place for visit for those who are short on time and only have 24 hours to spend … Read More

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Our Hygiene Promise…Spread Fun not Corona

In light of the ever changing situation with regard to Covid-19 our hostel experience will look and feel a little bit different from our normal hostel experience. We will still maintain our friendly Irish hospitality and humour and we want … Read More

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A Goldie but an Oldie, We’ve been renovating

“Woodquay is like a home away from home. The second I walked in the staff were very welcoming and the other hostellers were lovely. The rooms were clean and comfy. The location was fantastic and within walking distance to the … Read More

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Staying local…Woodquay. Galway’s hidden neighbourhood

Woodquay is one of the oldest communities in Galway, It’s right where the River Corrib meets the Atlantic. A great place for tourists, swans and the locals. A stone’s through from Eyre Square and Shop street, Woodquay is bursting with … Read More

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If you’re after a pint you can’t go a miss with the Salt House. They have more than your usual pint to choose from. If they have their pineapple sour beer, get it. You shouldn’t be disappointed

Noel
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don't miss it!

It’s cheaper to book direct with us

don't miss it!

It’s cheaper to book direct with us