Everything you need in place to make your stay comfortable and most importantly, enjoyable. If you have special requirements, we will always do our best to accommodate you.

Facilities in Hostel:

  • 20 Beds
  • Free Safe and Safety Area
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Books
  • Towels Available
  • Free Hairdryer
  • Free Light Ironing Service
  • Free Tea & Coffee


  • Laundry
  • En-suite Dorms
  • Hot Showers
  • Largest Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Tour Tickets
  • Vending Machine
  • Large Common Room with Large TV, Video and Stereo


  • Central Heating Throughout
  • Large Dining Room
  • Free Tourist Advice
  • Free Nightclub Passes
  • Free Continental Plugs
  • Tarot Card Reading Available
  • Bike Parking




Local Facilities:

  • Tourist Office
  • Shopping Arcades
  • Bus Eireann
  • Railway Station
  • Airport
  • Theatres
  • Cinemas
  • University and Colleges


  • Hospital
  • Spanish Arch Museum
  • Churches
  • Pubs with Traditional Music & Dancing
  • Craft Shops
  • Seaside
  • Fishing and Sea Angling
  • Racecourse


  • Horse Riding
  • Bicyle Hire
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Sight Seeing
  • Cathedral (2 min walk)
  • Salmon Weir Bridge for Fishing Daily




Aran Islands

The Aran Islands are 48Kms out into the Atlantic from Galway City. Consisting of Inishmore, Inishmaan and Inisheer. Many Islanders are Gaelic speaking and large numbers of students of the language visit these rugged and barren islands every year. At the Woodquay Hostel we have facilities which will allow you to book your journey to the Aran Islands. Contact Bridie at the front desk for all the relevant information and ticket details.