The savoy hostel is ready to welcome you to Galway

The Savoy Hostel, located on Eglinton Street opposite the main Post Office, is Galway's newest and best hostel. We offer great accommodation in one of Ireland's youngest most vibrant and exciting cities. Situated on Ireland's west coast, Galway is ideally located to discover the entire western seaboard. Book now or contact us for our great rates, you won't be disappointed!

Galway, a short history

Galway (Gaillimh), or the City of Galway, takes its name from the river Gaillimh (Corrib) that formed the western boundary of the earliest known settlement. Part of the province of Connacht, it lies on the River Corrib between Lough Corrib and Galway Bay and is the fourth most populous city in the State.


More about Galway

Galway is known as Ireland's Cultural Heart and is renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals, celebrations, and sporting events. Every July, Galway hosts the Galway Film Fleadh and the Galway Arts Festival, which is known for its famous Macnas parade. The world renowned Galway Racing Festival takes place at the end of July. Galway has a vibrant and varied musical scene. As in most Irish cities, traditional music is popular and is kept alive in pubs and by street performers. Galway City, However, has a reputation among Irish cities for being associated with the Irish language, music, song and dancing traditions. It is sometimes referred to as the 'Bilingual Capital of Ireland'. Galway experiences a year-round mild, moist, temperate and changeable climate, due to the prevailing winds of the North Atlantic Current with no temperature extremes.