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Wards Hotel

Lower Salthill, Galway, Ireland
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Ranked #127 of 187 Galway B&B and Inns
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

this is a family run hotel with good lunch menu great pint and the staff are very friendly what more could you want a nice peaceful pint nice surroundings good outdoor seating for a fine day sit back and watch the world go by.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My cousin and I stayed here for one night while visiting Galway and I have to say I was really happy with the accommodations! Yes the building is old (I prefer charming and quaint) and if you are looking for the ritz this is not it. BUT for the price and location it was an amazing deal. The room was... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My partner and I stayed at this hotel for one night during a recent visit to Galway. Yes the hotel is old, this is reflected in hallways and furnishing. However they are making great attempts at modernising the rooms. Our room was located at the back of the hotel. It was small but had new wardrobes, a flat screen TV,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The first we were given couldn't be opened and the 2nd room had no hot water, heating and the curtains didn't close properly. There was a smell of stale smoke throughout the building. The bathroom was dirty.

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Galway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

extremely friendly staff Lovely breakfast Good value family run hotel in a good location very friendly customers in the bar a good mixture of locals and visitors The proprietor very chatty and sports orientated

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I stayed at Wards Hotel with 3 other people; two of whom had never been to Wards. Again, I was happy with my stay, with the food, with the pub and the entire friendly and efficient staff. I made all of the arrangements with instructions form the rest of my party that they are all 'watching it' (meaning their money)... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Paid 50 euro to stay here during the Galway races when hotels are hard to find, particular cheap deals. 50 euro well spent I have to say. I don't believe in complaining about a place if it is the cheapest deal in town. Yes the rooms are basic, yes the toilets are the size of wardrobes, yes the wifi didn't... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I've stayed at Wards Hotel many times and will be staying again this coming October 30th (along with 3 other people). The hotel is located in the trendy area of Salthill, a one minute walk from the shores of Galway Bay. No, the hotel isn't new, ultra fashionable or fancy, it reminds me of a charming country hotel but in... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed here from 13 - 15 June, 9 of us all together. What a fantastic, friendly little hotel, within 5 min s walk to Galway Centre, excellent quality breakfast every morning with endless coffee and toast as well as full irish fry up, cereal and fruit. I have never met a more friendly and funny bunch of people, who would... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This place was the most horrible dirty smelly hole I have ever been to. Most unwelcoming staff and the place was so outdated. The TV was fuzzy and barely worked and the wifi was rubbish. Couldn't have the curtains open as the people out having a smoke from the pub could see in. Dirt

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