This Slick Hostel In Galway Has Just Been Named As One Of The Best In Europe

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It's always a tough choice trying to decide where to stay when you head abroad for a holiday or a weekend break.

But thankfully Hostel World have created a list of the most popular hostels across Europe according to how they have been rated, so we never have to go through the struggle of sifting through pages and pages of hostels before picking one.

A VERY cool hostel in Galway even made the cut... Here's their top 10 picks:

1. Ostello Bello Grande, Milan, Italy


Voted as THE most popular hostel in Europe, the Ostello Bello Grande in Milan features a welcome drink, free Italian dinners and (drumroll...) a 24 hour bar.

And, just to top it all off you can bring your cat or dog along for the trip with you, because pets are allowed in private rooms. YES!

2. Good Morning Lisbon, Portugal


Popular for their free breakfast waffles, this hostel seems perfect for a group of friends heading away to the Portuguese city for a fun-filled holiday.

The hostel invites its guests to stay in and take part in their cooking classes, and enjoy a glass of sangria. But if staying in doesn't appeal to you, don't worry - there's plenty of activities to take part in the vicinity. 

3. Park Villa, London, England


Located in the heart of the old East End of London, this boutique hostel has received great reviews for its location, welcoming atmosphere and its clean and comfortable dorms. 

4. Soul Kitchen, St. Petersburg, Russia


Definitely more of a luxurious hostel, Soul Kitchen has won awards for its interior design, and we can definitely see why. 

It is absolutely perfect for families, couples or single travellers, and is very reflective of the new wave of modern hostels.

5. Greg & Tom Hostel, Krakow, Poland


Rated highly for its staff and service, this Krakow hostel is perfectly located near some of the most the city's renowned sites and top places to visit.

6. Yeah Hostel, Barcelona, Spain


Yeah Hostel looks like a great spot to head for a fun trip away to the Spanish city.

It's conveniently located between some iconic sites; meaning you won't be left trekking around for hours in the 30 degree summer heat.

7. La Banda Rooftop Hostel Seville, Spain


Offering a rooftop terrace, modern dorms and a party every night, it's no wonder this hostel was voted the best in Spain.

8. Hostel Ani & Haakien, Rotterdam, Netherlands


Named as the best hotel in the Netherlands, this super funky hostel offers nightly dinners, free tours and evening walks.

It also happens to be surrounded by coffee shops, rooftop bars, and cool design shops, so you're bound to find something to do close by.

9. City Hostel & Bar, Galway, Ireland


Overlooking Galway's Eyre Square, City Hostel & Bar in Galway was voted the most popular place to stay in Ireland.

Offering free breakfast, no curfew and an ideal location smack bang in the middle of Galway city, this hostel seems like the perfect spot for a fun weekend trip.

10. Les Piaules Paris, France


Situated in the artsy district of Belleville, this renovated art deco building offers a rooftop terrace, so you can really take in all that Paris has to offer.

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Shirley Donlon

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