Below is a listing of some of the Clare Hostels, Galway Hostels & Mayo Hostels that West Ireland Cycling use when creating our cycling tours, or for recommending to cyclists who hire bicycles from us.

If you are choosing a custom tour, and you are looking for hostel accommodation, feel free to choose from our recommendation below.

Cong Hostels

Cong Hostel Michaeleen Manor lisloughrey road co. mayo

Cong Hostel is a modern Mayo hostel. It is situated near the beautiful shores of Lough Corrib, Cara and Lough Mask. The area is rich in archaeology and history with St. Patrick’s Church, Cong Abbey and Ashford Castle nearby.  Furthermore, there are plenty of caves, stone circles, fairy rings and high crosses to explore. With 80 beds, the hostel can cater for large groups, families, individuals and couples.

Galway Hostels

Barnacles Hostel Galway Quay Street

Barnacles Quay Street Hostel – for location, this is one of the best located Galway Hostels! Stay in the heart of Galway, on the same street as major attractions, pubs, restaurants and bars. Award winning Barnacles hostel features variety of rooms, from double / twin rooms to 12 bed dorms – all of which are ensuite. Free breakfast, free wifi, free linen, free walking tour of Galway, free tour booking, free maps and awesome staff are all included as standard! Rates from €10 pp! Book now on!

Sleepzone is situated in the centre of Galway City. It is only 100 metres from Eyre Square. It is only three minutes from the bus & rail terminal and coach station. It is very close to all the city’s amenities, including pubs, clubs, cafes, and restaurants. Sleepzone is spacious Galway Hostel, with over 200 beds with en suite rooms. It offers a large, fully equipped, self-catering kitchen and outdoor terrace. With great modern facilities,  Sleepzone provides free internet and Wi-Fi access. So, bring your laptops for free wireless surfing! Sleepzone provides 24 hour reception, self-service laundry, bureau de change, luggage lockers and safety deposit boxes for your valuables.

Snoozles Hostel  is a brand new hostel located just off Eyre Square. This newly opened hostel is located beside Galway’s main train & bus station and offers affordable rates, based in a great, convenient location – a combination hard to beat. You will be welcomed by friendly and helpful staff, guaranteed to make your stay here a pleasant and enjoyable experience. While you’re here, we have the perfect base to enjoy Galway’s events and to explore the West’s most famous attractions.

Leenane Hostels

Connemara Hostels Sleepzone Leenane Co. Galway

The Connemara Hostel is spectacularly situated in the heart of Connemara overlooking The Killary – Ireland’s only fjord, which runs 16km from the village of Leenane, to where it opens onto the Atlantic Ocean. The Connemara Hostel has some fantastic facilities; residents’ lounge, free internet and Wi-Fi access, TV room, self-catering kitchen, outdoor terrace, its own tennis court and access to a range of organised outdoor adventure pursuits on its doorstep.

Letterfrack Hostels

Old Monastery Hostel, Letterfrack, Connemara, Co. Galway

The Old Monastery Hostel opened in 1990 and since that time has built up a well deserved reputation for warmth and hospitality. The owner, Stephen Gannon, has created a relaxed and cosy atmosphere in a rambling country house originally built by Quakers in the 1840’s. A collection of artworks created by guests adorns the hallway; the spacious self catering kitchen adjoins a comfortable living room with couches beside the open fire for cuddling up on, candles on the mantelpiece and a majestic view over the village of Letterfrack towards Tully Mountain and out across the sea to Inis Boffin.


Note: Our mission is to ensure that you have a thoroughly enjoyable cycling vacation. If, for any reason, you find that the Hostels we use do not live up to the highest of expectations, please let us know by contacting us. We always want to ensure the highest quality standards of our cycling tours, which includes the hostel accommodations that we use


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