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Feeling christmassy this year at the Galway Christmas markets

The Christmas markets are back this winter. Galway is welcoming visitors from now right up until December 22! Have you booked your trip to Galway to enjoy the lead up to Christmas?! Check out our website for the latest offers.  … Read More

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30 years of woodquay hostel

We recently celebrated 30 years in business. Just a little bit about our building and history of being the 1st hostel in Galway City. When we bought it 30 years ago it was a family owned guest house.  We bought … Read More

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THE PERFECT CRUISE ON THE RIVER CORRIB

Order a coffee from Corrib Tea Rooms located on the edge of the Salmon Weir. Take a short stroll to Steamers Quay, Woodquay,  just a short 5 minute from Woodquay Hostel. Advance booking is advised. The Corrib Princess offers a … 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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Looking to stay along the Wild Atlantic way this summer?

Woodquay Hostel is an ‘Oldie but a Goldie’ Good news we are re-opening this June and we cannot wait to open our doors!! We are now registered with Failte Ireland under the welcome standard rating. Are you planning on a … 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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The addictive magic of swimming in the sea

Thrill of cold water is an electrifying thought for an increasing number of sea-swimmers Diego’s Sea Swimming Story: I was very bored and unmotivated during lockdown 3.0 and I wanted to do a little bit of sports and the 5km … Read More

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The perfect weekend in Galway this summer

If you are wondering where to go this summer, then pack your bags and head West – Galway City to be exact!. We’ve gone and planned in your weekend already and it saves you the headache. Hope for sunshine but … Read More

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Bored in the house, in the house bored! Lockdown at home

Hello how are you all holding up?  We’ve rounded up a few things you can do during lockdown from the comfort of your home. Food glorious food! I don’t know about you but I’ve been eating my way through Galway’s … Read More

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We love coffee, am i right Galway?!

Your journey would be not completed without the excellent taste in a few cafeterias around Galway.
At any time of the day you can indulge yourself with some delicious cakes, muffins, croissants, cheesecakes or cookies accompanied with drinks like an espresso, cappuccino, perfect lattes, classic Americano or a cup of hot chocolate. We believe in supporting local and these businesses with extended members of baristas, chefs, bakers, patisseries, and producers, all work together to continue expanding their savoury products and coffees for us to indulge and love even more!
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don't miss it!

It’s cheaper to book direct with us