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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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Ranked #89 of 185 Galway B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013
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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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86 reviews 86 reviews
36 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
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
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Florence, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

From the beginning, this place was amazing! The owner was very hospitable and friendly and helped our every need. My friend and I stayed for two nights in a double bed. The room was cute and inviting. The breakfast included was very nice and worth it! The area was out of the center but there was a bus you could... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

I stayed at the Branches in March 2012 for two nights. It is true that the bedroom is really small as well as the bathroom, but I felt that the owners were hospitable and interested. I had the bedroom to the garden so apart from some distant sound of the motorway which you can block out by closing the window,... More

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Langley, BC
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86 reviews 86 reviews
38 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

We spent two nights at the Branches. Our room had a double and a single bed in it, which left very little floor space. The double bed sagged so much that I could not sleep on it; I moved to the single. (Our friends had a double in their room that was firm.) The bathroom was tiny - a toilet... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2010

we came, we saw, we left immediately. not what i expected for €65 - could have stayed in a much nicer place (i.e. we stayed in the amazing limerick strand (hilton) the night after for £60)...i saw some good reviews before i booked it We arrived to a house in a council estate in the middle of nowhere in Galway.... More

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Address: 13 Woodhaven | Merlin Park, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
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Ranked #89 of 185 B&Bs / Inns in Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Branches B&B 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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