Although it is difficult to find if you don't have a GPS or a map to guide you, it's well worth the effort. This beautiful B&B run by its friendly owners will give you a pleasant stay in this beautiful city. It has rooms overlooking the bay with a full, not to be missed, Irish breakfast. In short, it's a family-style budget accommodation, with a good location and good size rooms, but a little difficult to find.
This is the hostel where we stayed on our trip to Galway. It's famous among backpackers, spacious, and comfortable. There are pool tables, a terrace with barbecue pits, a huge kitchen, and a room with armchairs and boardgames to play, watch TV, or hang out with your computer. The rooms have bunk beds, and some have private bathrooms and showers. Some floors, however, have communal bathrooms. The staff are very friendly although drinking alcohol is not permitted. They did, though, let us sneak in beers disguised as a pitcher of tea!
It was a rainy day, and we were exhausted after a few hours on the coach - but the boy at reception greeted us with a smile, and seemed to really care about us. He took us to our rooms and made sure that everything was to our liking. The beds had a set of towels, and there was a bathroom, TV with DVD player, refrigerator, two desks, and a closet. In the morning, breakfast was available in the room: a "buffet", although not with a lot of choice. Toast, cereal, various jams, orange juice, yogurt, milk, coffee, and you also have the option to order a Full Irish. The staff are super helpful and friendly. The guestbook at the reception is full of guests' comments, all 100% positive. And they're right, it's a great place to stay. You can call a taxi, and there's no call-out fee - the only downside of this hotel is that it's a bit far from town, which is why it's so cheap and only cost us 20 euros a night at Easter for two people in a triple room. A taxi into town will be about 13 euros.
The Jurys Inn is in the heart of Quay Street, where there are lots of bars and restaurants with different options. The rooms have air conditioning, telephone, shower, bathroom, and TV. The hotel also has some rooms overlooking the ocean. Breakfast is included and guests can also stop at the bar and restaurant with a variety of a la carte dishes and drinks.
The Hotel is on the main road from Dublin, within walking distance of the centre and completely surrounded by shops, bars and restaurants. The rooms vary in quality from standard rooms to deluxe suites, all well equipped but functional. It has a parking service.
The Anno Santo Hotel is located in the Irish city of Galway, and is a historic building that was constructed in the year 1950. Its location is excellent as it is situated in the center of a beautiful and important residential area just minutes from the financial and commercial heart of the city. Once here you will enjoy the excellent quality of service and attention the hotel provides to visitors.
This is a roomy home only 2km from the bars and restaurants of vibrant Galway, Ireland. The nearest major airport is Shannon, about 93 kilometers north (1.5hrs. drive). It's also a good starting point to explore the Arran Islands and Connemara National Park. The bright, light-wood furniture and modern décor in the restaurant also create a relaxing environment to enjoy the international cuisine.
Here, you have one of the most famous 18-hole courses in the world, a standard on the PGA tours. The Galway Bay Golf and Country Club Hotel has an unbeatable and idyllic location, just eight miles from the vibrant city of Galway. The 18-hole championship golf course was designed by Christy O Conner and the legendary golfer, Gary Player. This 4-star hotel has 92 mini suites and executive rooms, as well as convention facilities that can accommodate up to 275 people.
I stayed here with my husband (then boyfriend) quite by accident, as we hadn't booked anything for our trip to Ireland ... just the flights and the car, as we had decided to enjoy a little Irish adventure. Upon arrival in Galway, we had seen many B&Bs, but nothing really appealed to us until we arrived in Salthill. We were struck by the pleasant appearance of the Tara House, and Anna, the owner, greeted us, was so helpful and friendly. She gave us so much help and advice for our trip. Our room was nice, comfortable, clean and quiet ... So I have good memories of that holiday thanks to the dynamic and friendly owner of the hotel.
Are you planning a trip to the west of Ireland and wondering where to stay in Galway? I'm sure you'll have a great time. This is a small city, and usually will not need more than a day to explore. However, many people use Galway as a base camp for exploring the west's main tourist attractions, the Connemara region and the Cliffs of Moher. If this is your case and you are looking for places to stay in Galway for a few nights, relax. The extensive range of lodging in Galway is suitable for all tastes and budgets.
Many hotels in Galway are located around Shop Street, one of the main arteries of the city. The typical Irish bed & breakfasts are the best choice if you are looking for cheap Galway accommodations. Relax in a family-run environment and wake up to q delicious breakfast! The strong presence of students (the city has two universities) also guarantees the presence of numerous hostels, with shared and private rooms, for really low-cost Galway lodging. And if you like camping you will also find campsites with excellent services around the city.
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