Please note that GMIT Students’ Union is not a regulatory body insofar as accommodation registered with the college is concerned.

Properties advertised on our website are provided only on the basis that no liability attaches to the college and GMIT Students’ Union for any subsequent actions, disagreements or shortcomings on the part of tenant, householder, or any other person.


Student Residences

Parents and students should note that all student residences are privately owned and managed

Please click on the links below to find the most up to date status of bookings in Student Residences.





Private Sector Accommodation Search

Please check here to find accommodation in Houses/Apartments and Sharing with the Owner (Digs). We recommend that you do not pay a deposit for accommodation in the private sector prior to viewing it, meeting with the landlord and receiving the key to the property.


FREE Accommodation

An exciting new site offering a solution to get free accommodation by switching rooms, whats not to love about this!


Temporary and Short Term Accommodation

The following is a list of hostels available for short-medium term accommodation:


Bed and Breakfasts

Bed and breakfasts are also a useful accommodation type for the short term.  You can find a list of bed and breakfasts in Galway city here.


Find a roommate:


Other Sources for your Accommodation Search


  1. Be Clear from the Start, agree rotas for cleaning and agree guest policy.
  2. Ask before borrowing your housemate’s stuff
  3. Address issues while they are small
  4. Shared spaces are shared by all. Be respectful of this and don’t leave your stuff hanging around.
  5. Be friendly without expecting to be BFFs
  6. Be open to change, trying new things and meeting new people
  7. Treat your roommate in the way he/she would want to be treated = RESPECT!
  8.  Download the OurHome app which helps you and your house mates manage tasks and events. Create shared grocery lists.  Stay organized with less effort.  The app is available for download for iOS, Android and Webapp.