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The Twelve Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Barna Coast Rd., Barna, Galway, Ireland
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151 reviews 151 reviews
50 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved the toiletries in the room (voya, organic) and the free samples of the same given at reception. Also loved the free coffees to take away as you check out, and the welcome note & treat in each room. Nice part of the country and we had a nice walk past some tame horses and onto the rocks at the... More

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recently stayed in The Twelve for a wedding & from start to finish it was a fantastic weekend. It's a small boutique hotel but full of charm. Stands out from others we've stayed in for all the right reasons. Rooms are beautiful spacious & very clean. Love the dark corridors & large mirrors. Food was excellent as was everything. Never... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been to The Twelve twice now. It's a small enough hotel lacking a gym or pool but has plenty more going for it. The rooms are lovely and well kept. We stayed in a suite on our last visit and it was brilliant. The bar and bar food were great. Had the best scrambled eggs I've ever tasted for... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Twelve Hotel for our wedding anniversary. Despite dealing with the arrival of a wedding at the same time the welcome we received set the tone for the rest of our stay. The receptionist was friendly and efficient and checked us in without delay. A nice touch was the chocolate and strawberries with a happy anniversary... More

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

To say that your every need on such an important day in your life will be looked after is an understatement. From the planning stage with Fergus to finalising details with Samantha who helped us organise our non traditional wedding party day you will have help at every decision. The staff were so friendly and accommodating, the food out standing,... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've never written a review before, but I do read them. . . the fact I'm writing gives you an indication of how happy I am to spend some time telling you about this truly fab hotel (-: I stayed at The Twelve with my daughter and a friend for six nights - wish it could have been longer! everything... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really loved staying at the Twelve. It is so nice to find a hip boutique hotel in a quiet rural area. The restaurants are terrific. Our room wasn't ready when we arrived and we were jet lagged, so we had lunch at the Pins, which is their bar named after a local mountain range. It was a Sunday afternoon,... More

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Sunday lunch to celebrate our daughters 30 th birthday and had a fantastic experience. Sinead is a wheelchair user and the access was just perfect, the staff were first class and the food was sumptuous. All 6 of us enjoyed the experience so much but the staff were the best we ever met. Sinead likes to dine out... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would not rate it a 4-5 star Certainly not for €200 which I paid for the king deluxe. Room could use an upgrade but the biggest issue for me was the disinfectant smell which lingered my entire stay. They also mistake tidy for clean - the room floor was sticky and surfaces obviously wiped down with towels but not... More

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thepins12, Owner at The Twelve Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Niall L, We are sorry to read your review and see that you were disappointed. I have addressed your comments with our team. We constantly strive to be outstanding in all we do. Obviously, we did not impress you. But just to clarify, we use a 100% organic cleaning product in line with our Green Policy. Bleach is rarely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A comfortable, well appointed room with a large bathroom, and surprisingly lots of storage space. The reception could not have been more friendly. We ate in the second floor restaurant with a knowledgeable staff who made superb recommendations for both food choices and wine pairings. (There were very few dinner guests, although the downstairs bar was filled.) The breakfasts were... 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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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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