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The Twelve Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Barna Coast Rd., Barna, Galway, Ireland
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We spent two nights here in early July, booking a luxury suite. The room was charming and there was a lot of space with a small kitchen area and sit up bar. The hotel has a spacious underground car park so parking up is not difficult - you will want a car if you stay here as it is some... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The hotel is in a fine location, with nice modern design and furnishing. The problem, which none of the marketing tells you, is that the guest rooms are above the outdoor court of the local pub. The later it gets, and the more the pub-goers drink, the louder it gets and sleeping becomes impossible. I don't know about you, but... More

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I called in here last Friday for a pizza with three of my buddies after so many people told me how great the food was here. I must say the whole experience was 12 out of 10. The pizza dough was so fresh and the pizza toppings were to die for. The staff were soooo helpful and seemed liked they... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a find. We had a wonderful stay at The Twelve in the lovely village of Baerna. Not wanting to stay in crowded Galway, this hotel was so convenient in getting into Galway by bus or taxi. One block from the water, ideal location. Accommodations were very good. Room was large and very comfortable. The best part was the award... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights in July and had a really lovely break. The iced tea at check in was very well received after a long drive and the receptionist could not have been more welcoming! It had been recommended by our son who lives in Dublin and is one of his favourite places to stay! Great food, staff... More

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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The 12 Hotel Barna is a busy hive of activity with a nice and friendly staff. It's modern and light with a nice clientele .The food is surprisingly good value and Tasty with something for everybody from a selection of fish, to Pizza... with even a Pizza as a Desert !! ...which you must try and Share!! (also a Bakery!!!)... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This Hotel had a lovely warm feel to it from the moment we arrived. We were met by a very friendly girl at reception and she couldnt of been more helpfull. Our room was beautiful very spacious trendy and modern.We also had breakfast in this hotel and they had a wide varity and great selection of food and staff couldnt... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Steen rio to detail off the ball here Lovely hotel location Super friendly staff Great food But a few things Hallways were grubby floors covered in dirt for two days we were here In the bar/breakfast area lots of dust dirt behind lamp at the pizza bar and also behind an old stove. Above a large black wire hanging from... More

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Galway, Ireland
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights in a family room. The room itself was perfect, the best family room we've stayed in with a separate room for the kids to sleep in along with a sink, fridge and microwave. Amazing how much these items make a difference to a stay. Excellent food and service throughout the hotel. We were very impressed... More

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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 6 nights in a family suite at the Twelve hotel and had a pleasant stay. Checking in was easy, quick and friendly (with nice ice tea while processing everything). The rooms were clean, tidy and spacious. Breakfast is absolutely gorgeous with very tasty croissants, pains au chocolats and pains aux raisins (I am French, I can tell you... More

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Address: Barna Coast Rd., Barna, Galway, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway > Barna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Twelve Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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The Twelve - where history and tradition meet luxury and style. The Twelve is located a beautiful ten minutes from Galway city on the coast road to Connemara. Opened in 2007 to rave reviews, The Twelve won 'Best new hotel in Ireland' and since then has been judged the 'Best boutique hotel in Ireland' every year. Acclaimed for its passion of advocating great food through the use of local, seasonal products, The Twelve has also won every food and wine award there is to win. The Pins Bar really sets the tone with a hip, urban style (awarded Best Gastro Pub in Ireland), this hangout attracts an eclectic crowd. Grab a cocktail and enjoy the best of live music on the weekends. Experience West at The Twelve for the ultimate, fun gourmet dining experience, then retire to your chic room and consider ordering exclusive seaweed spa treatments to begin your next wonderful day in Barna, Galway. ... more   less 
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