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The Twelve Hotel

4.0 of 5 Barna Coast Rd., Barna, Galway, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Myself and my partner had been recommended this hotel by 2 colleagues (We all work in a 5 star hotel & tend to be fussy when it comes to hotels) All i can say is what an amazing boutique hotel!! Check in was flawless with a welcome drink upon arrival, The lovely Anna on reception had left some shortbread in... More

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

My wife and I went there for our anniversary. Every single one of the staff members were incredibly friendly and made our stay an absolute pleasure. One thing that stands out more than anything is the personalised service. We received a hand-written letter and some shortcake biscuits from their Bakery, beautifully decorated on a plate with some fruit and choc.... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had dinner here on the 17th October food was lovely and it had a verry strange desert that my daughter had to try it was a chocolate and strawberry pizza with marshmallows price as not to bad as there was 10 of us

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Coolrain, Laois, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a weekend in The Twelve based on the reviews from Tripadvisor and was not disappointed. Location lovely - near to Galway. Our room was a suite, lovely comfy bed and mini bar area. We ate in the Pins bar one night and the food was lovely. We ate in The West another night and the person in charge took... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a car at the Dublin airport and took the three hour drive across the country to Galway and its suburbs. Barna is a few kilometers outside the city so if you don't have a vehicle, you will need to use taxis to get downtown. However, there are a lot of things to do right in the hotel. They... More

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our whole family, granddad, sister and husband and 11 year old visited last weekend and enjoyed it thoroughly, from the lovely fit out, commissioned art and the cosy feel. Its like a mini Beacon Hotel in the West. Food was delicious in particular in the West restaurant - absoloutely 4 star. Staff were helpful and personable. Some lovely 4 star... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Twelve (named for the 12 Bens in West Ireland) over our honeymoon in Ireland. What a great choice! They welcome you with delicious tea downstairs, then treats and a personal card in your room (Oh I wish I had saved!) As someone who likes dark things, I was immediately mesmerized by this hotel. It has a... More

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great front of house service - Thank you Colette at front desk- Appreciated the warm punch and acknowledgement of the fact that we had stayed before (relative living nearby). Homemade biscuit and strawberries in room. Wifi no fuss, just selected and connected. No codes, logging in and out as in some hotels. This felt like your own home. Fab breakfast... More

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Erfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the years I stayed in different hotels in the Galway area and the Twelve is the one I like most. Everything is as expected and I really like the stylish details of the hotel. The staff is very kind and friendly and the food delicious.

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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bedrooms are furnished to a very high standard. All the personal touches go a long way as do the friendly and helpful female staff. The food in the bar is also very good especially the stone baked pizzas!

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Address: Barna Coast Rd., Barna, Galway, Ireland
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*
Number of rooms: 48
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