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Galway Arms Inn

65 Lower Dominick Street, Galway, Ireland
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stayed here for stag weekend. Price was expensive when three squashed into to tiny room in attic with no breakfast included. One of the beds in room was broken, bathroom very worn. Location is brilliant just over the bridge at end of Shop Street but wouldn't recommend unless away with group of lads and Jury's Inn booked out. For God... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed here because we hadn't booked a room before arriving in Galway. Probably the most uncomfortable bed I've ever slept in. Wasn't looking for luxury, but for 100 Euros a night was expecting something a more. There was a used soap still in the shower from the previous guest.

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Drogheda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Just stayed here on the busy bank holiday weekend. Wasn't sure what to expect with some of the reviews but from the moment we arrived the owner was an extremely helpful gent a true professional and nothing was too much trouble . The place is perfectly located rooms are good. So thanks again for your hospitality

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I drove across Ireland yesterday and by the time I parked the car really needed to use the restroom. The Galway Arms Inn was the first public house I came across so went in there. When I came out I was verbally abused and swore at by a staff member (possibly the owner) whose major crux was I didn't ask... More

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dublin ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I was surprised that there was no parking whatsoever. We had to wait twenty minutes for a car to leave the public car park beyond the gardai station. Parking fees over the top. Got to the top floor and settled into a room similar to a poor hostel and very warm. Slept on and off until half five when the... More

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ireland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If a weekend away from the norm with a group of friends in Galway city is what you after whilst being walking distance to all pubs and clubs etc- then quite simply this is your place! Staff pleasant and accommodating. Breakfast reasonable priced and decent size. Rooms are what they are-don't pay this price and expect the ritz - common... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

Went there for wedding get together day after Staff very helpful Great food and brill atmosphere We did not stay overnight at the Inn but i am sure it would have been great The location is just perfect and you can walk everywhere. The owner showed photos of the wedding on the tv screen This was enjoyed by all the... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This place is a dirty filthy kip in a great location. The carpets were dirty, the pillow cases were stained, the towels were stained and the bathroom was sick!!! The room was cold. The broken electric heater only works sometimes. I felt like my skin was crawling in this dump. I have uploaded some pics I took in this place.... More

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ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night last summer purely because it was in a convenient location and cheap at €40 room only. I wasn't expecting much. Well, I got what I expected and in hindsight probably could have booked into a nice hostel for less money and a better room. That said it served its purpose and would have used it again if... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

If you like things fancy than do yourself a favor and DO NOT stay here. However, if you're on a budget, aren't too bothered and are quite easy going then this is the place. Location is perfect, right in the middle of everything; the staff and owners are very lovely and helpful, the rooms have everything you might need -... More

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Address: 65 Lower Dominick Street, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
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