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The Branches B&B

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   13 Woodhaven | Merlin Park, Galway, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very good B&B about 2 miles from the centre of Galway (on a bus route). The rooms are comfortable and clean, although the bathroom was very small. Breakfast was excellent and the owner was very friendly and helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I have 2 young boys and always my first priority is the cleanliness of a place. I really was so very impressed by how spotlessly clean and tidy this place was. The owner is so accommodating and so very friendly. We arrived tired and late (after 2200hrs) and yet he welcomed us with a cheerful smile. We had family room... More

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Lovely, quiet street with lots of B&Bs. Host was very nice and breakfast in the morning was plentiful and delicious! Room on the small side, but cozy and comfortable. We would probably stay closer to the city next time.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We enjoyed our stay here. The room was small but comfortable and clean, and the area was quiet. Good breakfast (full irish with cereal, fruit etc) and friendly host. Free parking (surprisingly hard to find in Ireland), and very good value for money.

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Batley
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102 reviews 102 reviews
43 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Just returned from a weekend at the Guinness & Oyster Festival and we stayed at the Branches. The B&B is in a private Cul de sac of similar large modern detached houses used as B&B; indeed the location is quiet with no road noise and very private (Not in the middle of a council estate as one previous reviewer stated!).... More

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We stayed here one night, and we enjoyed it. Mike was very friendly, and helped us catch the right bus into the city centre. The B&B is a little far from city centre (you wouldn't walk) but the bus stops literally right outside the entrance and takes you straight in. Our room was clean and comfy, and the bathroom was... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

The room was very cramped with very little room around the beds, and the shower door had to be open in order to be able to sit on the toilet without banging your knees against it. But clean and simple and good value for money. Good choice of breakfast. No kettle in the room though, which is a pet hate... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Very friendly, clean acommodation and excellent breakfast. Overall a good B&B located beside Merlin Park Hospital, Bon Secours Hospital and GMIT with good parking. This B&B was excellent value for money.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We spent one evening at this B&B. Mike was very friendly and welcoming. He provided usefull advice on places to go see and where to have supper. We had a double room sownstairs and the children shared a room upstairs. All the rooms were spotless. The double room downstairs might be considered slightly small, but was adequate for the one... More

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Biella, Italy
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We stayed at the Branches for 2 nights in a family room ensuite.The room was clean and comfortable. We slept very well. Mike, the owner, is very kind and prepared a wonderful and tasty breakfast. We felt at home. He pays attention to every detail. There's also a private car park in front of the property.

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Address: 13 Woodhaven | Merlin Park, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Branches B&B 3*
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The Branches B&B is highly approved by Ireland's leading bed and breakfast tourism guide books including Failte Ireland and Town & Country homes. We are situated in the city superb and just minutes from the heart of Galway city. Unrivaled for its quality shopping and street entertainment. It’s the perfect location to enjoy Galway’s theatres, pubs, restaurants. It is also an ideal base for touring Connemara, the Burren, Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands. ... more   less 
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