The Nest Boutique Hostel

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Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Double or Twin Room, Ensuite | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Nest Boutique Hostel

The Nest Boutique Hostel

2.0 star property
Walking distance from National Aquarium of Galway

8.8/10 Fabulous

214 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • 24/7 front desk
107-109 Upper Salthill Road, Galway
Main amenities
  • Near the beach
  • Breakfast available
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Computer station
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Free self parking
  • Free toiletries

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About this area

Getting around

  • Athenry Station - 21 min drive
  • Craughwell Station - 23 min drive
  • Galway Station - 28 min walk

About this property

The Nest Boutique Hostel

Property highlights
The Nest Boutique Hostel provides a terrace and more. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Free self parking
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge), a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage, a computer station, and an elevator
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff and location
Room features
All guestrooms at The Nest Boutique Hostel have amenities such as free WiFi. Guests reviews speak well of the comfortable rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Showers and free toiletries


English, French, German, Irish, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 22 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–10:00 AM

What to do

  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage


  • Terrace


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Hand-held showerheads
  • Height-adjustable showerhead


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Irish
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Paper towels


  • Cleaning supplies

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 6 for adults and EUR 6 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 10 (subject to availability)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).

This property accepts credit cards, mobile payments and cash.

Also known as

Nest Boutique Hostel Galway
Nest Boutique Hostel
Nest Boutique Galway
Nest Boutique
The Nest Hostel Galway
The Nest Boutique Hostel Galway
The Nest Boutique Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
The Nest Boutique Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Galway

Frequently asked questions

Does The Nest Boutique Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Nest Boutique Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Nest Boutique Hostel?
As of 3 October 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Nest Boutique Hostel on 6 October 2022 start from ₹7,315, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Nest Boutique Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Nest Boutique Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Nest Boutique Hostel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Nest Boutique Hostel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of EUR 10 (subject to availability). Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at The Nest Boutique Hostel?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Caesar's Palace (2-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Nest Boutique Hostel and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include Grattan Beach (4-min walk) and National Aquarium of Galway (7-min walk), along with Leisureland (10-min walk) and Galway Bay (0.8 mi).
Are there restaurants at or near The Nest Boutique Hostel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include La Collina (3-min walk), Gourmet Tart Co. (4-min walk), and The Galleon (4-min walk).
What's the area around The Nest Boutique Hostel like?
The Nest Boutique Hostel is located near Grattan Beach, just a short 2-minute walk from Caesar's Palace and 3 minutes' walk from Roberta's Take Away. Travelers love the hostel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

We had a wonderful stay at The Nest. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Galway. Staying out in Salthill was beautiful and scenic.
Sean, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great for a group of friends travelling! Close to pubs, the water and easy to get into town!
Julia, 3-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Laurie, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Staying at a hostel was foreign to me but the staff and surroundings immediately made me comfortable. Our reception was great! Breegah was wonderful and provided us with everything we needed. Wonderful!
THERESA, 3-night family trip
Verified Travelocity guest review

2/10 Poor

1. We couldn't get the water to not burn us 2. Toilet broke in the middle of the night we had to fix both since they couldn't fix it
2-night trip with friends
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Everything was lovely. The receptionist was efficient and friendly and the room is clean and nicely laid out. Beds were comfortable. We stayed in a private twinn room.
Marianne, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Everything about our stay at the Nest Galway was great. Adjacent to Salthill promenade for walks and beach and an easy stroll to the city. Would highly recommend
Stewart, 1-night romance trip
Verified Ebookers guest review

8/10 Very good

Friendly informal vibe Good location between town centre and seaside
John, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Andrew, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent facility and a great location near the beach with a bis station directly in front of the hostel. Quiet and very well run.
Teresa, 3-night trip
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