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Galway Bay Hotel

#1 of 56 Hotels in Galway
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The Promenade, 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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County Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a lovely two night stay in the Galway Bay Hotel. Found the staff courteous and friendly. Food was delicious. A special mention for our waitress, Sinead, who was very helpful and professional. Music in the bar both nights was very entertaining.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What can we say about the Galway Bay hotel?? my (now Wife) and myself held our wedding day, civil ceremony and wedding breakfast there on the 10th April this year. Although my wife is a Galway Girl we now live in Liverpool England so we had to make the arrangements with the hotel from afar with a few very pleasurable... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recently I visited the Galway Bay Hotel with my mother and little brother - we intended to stay just one night but it was so good we booked an extra night! From the moment we arrived we were impressed - the interior design was classy yet comfortable, and staff in reception were an absoloute pleasure! There were also fantastic views... More 

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Austin, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights at the Galway Bay Hotel and found the accommodations quiet and comfortable. This hotel had a lot of families staying while we were there. The breakfast buffet had several options, and we were seated quickly. The hotel location in near the Promenade, but we would drive in to closer to town for nightlife. There was free... More 

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maranda, Sincere thanks for your very kind compliments following your recent visit to the Galway Bay Hotel. It was our pleasure to welcome you. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit. Please be assured that we will continue to look for new ways to continue to exceed all of our guest’s expectations, both new guests and... More 

County Mayo, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a top class dinner on Saturday night aided by the service and personality of Paul Colleran . When an elderly person became ill the following morning I was amazed at the response of the restaurant staff and their expertise led by John Frazer and Aoran Long. The care and courtesy was second to none, actually it felt very reassuring.

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brendan, It is with great pleasure and reassurance that I read your very encouraging review following on from your recent visit to the Galway Bay Hotel. I am thrilled to hear that you had a top class dinning experience and that you really enjoyed the personality of Paul Colleran. It is most reassuring to read your feedback regarding the... More 

Athlone, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My mother stayed here a few weeks a go with a group of friends. WOW she had quite an amazing time. The food was amazing every night. There was Bingo and Dancing on for her and her friends to go to and also classic movies for them to watch. My mother and a few of her friends would sit in... More 

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sandra, Your positive feedback is most welcome and extremely encouraging. I am delighted to read that your mum had an amazing time whilst staying with us recently. We have a wonderful team here, all so focused and passionate when it comes to delivering friendly and professional service to all hotel guests. Elizabeth and Patricia are particularly pleased to be... More 

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from a lovely weekend at the Galway bay Hotel. Super staff and it's location along the Promonade in Salthill is second to none. We will most certainly be visiting again. Sooner rather that later I hope!

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Colm, It was our pleasure to welcome you to the Galway Bay Hotel for the first of hopefully many visits. Thank you most sincerely for your positive feedback. This means so much to everybody on the Galway Bay team. All on the team take great pride when it comes to looking after all guests and it gives us all... More 

Galway, Ireland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently attended achievement awards organised by my college, I was really taken back from the moment we arrived to a red carpet entrance to the moment where the staff organised taxis for us. Everything was top class the atmosphere, the friendliness of staff with every member of staff having a heart warming smile, the meal on the night was... More 

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Patricia, Your wonderful feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you for sharing your recent experience of the Galway Bay Hotel whilst attending the achievement awards recently. I am thrilled to read that everything was top class including the quality of the food, the quality of the staff and the atmosphere throughout the hotel. Stephen is delighted to be mentioned in... More 

Armagh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from another fantastic stay at the Galway Bay , we spent 4 nights in a beautiful sea view room which had everything we could possibly need even a few complimentary extras Thank you ! I have to say this hotel has the friendliest most helpful staff I have ever met who are consistent in everything they do nothing... More 

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ‘oldardmachian’, Many thank s for your wonderful review of the Galway Bay Hotel. All on the team are thrilled to read that you had such an enjoyable time with us. Your superb feedback regarding the friendliness of all on the team is wonderful to read – to say that the team is the friendliest that you have ever encountered... More 

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