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Galway Bay Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Promenade, Galway, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 56 hotels in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Marta N Grudziadz, Poland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grudziadz, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came all the way from Poland view weeks ago..Stayed only one night, but I wish it was more! Beautiful seaside hotel. 10 minutes drive into Galway city. Beautiful views. Great dinner with tons of variety in the menu in Lobster Pot Restaurant ,we were served by Aleksandra she was very courteous and proffesional ,she went out of her way... More

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

Dear Marta N, Thank you sincerely for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently and thank you also for this feedback. I am very pleased to see that you had a very pleasant time with us. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed our location here on the promenade in Salthill, overlooking the beautiful Clare Hills... More

Dungannon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of the nicest , most comfortable hotels that we have stayed in for some time. The staff were very pleasant and extremely helpful. The food was fantastic, and it is in one of the most scenic places in Ireland. Bus tours went out every morning from the hotel and took us around some of the most rugged... More

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

Dear ‘Violet C’, Thank you sincerely for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel on your recent trip to Galway recently and thank you also for your feedback. I am very pleased to see that you had a very enjoyable time with us. I am delighted to see that the hotel staff are very pleasant and extremely helpful,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently attended a wedding at the Galway Bay Hotel and I was very impressed with the Hotel. The main factor that made this a most enjoyable stay was the staff of the Galway Bay. All of the staff went above and beyond to ensure that all of the wedding guests were looked after and attended to. They were very... More

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

Dear Sharon, Thank you for this super feedback and I am delighted to see that you had such a wonderful time whilst attending a wedding reception here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently. Your positive feedback is most encouraging. I am most pleased to see that all on the team went above and beyond to make sure that all guests... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently attended a wedding at the Galway Bay Hotel and I was very impressed with the Hotel. The main factor that made this a most enjoyable stay was the staff of the Galway Bay. All of the staff went above and beyond to ensure that all of the wedding guests were looked after and attended to. They were very... More

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

Dear Sharon, Thank you for this super feedback and I am delighted to see that you had such a wonderful time whilst attending a wedding reception here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently. Your positive feedback is most encouraging. I am most pleased to see that all on the team went above and beyond to make sure that all guests... More

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My brother and his now wife recently held their wedding reception at the beautiful Galway Bay Hotel. I would most highly recommend this venue for any bride and groom to be. The scenery is sensational whether you want a walk along the promenade or wish to take in some fresh air and photographs then you will surely agree that this... More

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

Dear Arlene, Wow – what a wonderful review! Thank you sincerely for your wonderful comments. I am most pleased to see that you had such a wonderful day recently at your sisters wedding reception. Thankfully we are a popular wedding venue. I have a wonderful team of people here in the Galway Bay Hotel whom are so motivated and focused... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was back again to the Galway Bay for a 3 night stay and it just continues to impress. It is a must to visit. Staff are excellent especially Tina and Padraig in the Restaurant. Our Room was spotless. Reception very efficient, pleasant and very helpful. Dan Murphy runs a truly 5* operation at the Galway Bay. A must return. Thank... More

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

Dear ‘gakelly’, Thank you for this wonderful feedback and thank you also for returning to the Galway Bay Hotel again recently. I am delighted to see that we continue to impress and that we are a ‘must visit’. Your positive feedback regarding the team being excellent, the bedroom being spotless along with reception being efficient, pleasant and helpful is most... More

Settle, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two nights as part of a tour of the region were spent in this impressive and well appointed hotel. Comfortable and quiet room, excellent breakfast and a very pleasant evening meal in the restaurant. Pleasant, friendly staff.

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

Dear ‘jwield’, Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Galway Bay Hotel and indeed for choosing to stay with us recently. I am most pleased to learn that you are so happy with our hotel and that you had such a pleasant time with us. It is always most pleasing to hear that we meet and... More

Dallas, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a lovely two night stay at Galway Bay hotel as part of our Ireland tour. The hotel was beautiful and comfortable and the service was great especially considering the fact that they had several tour buses come through at the same time. WiFi is only available in the lobby which was inconvenient but was an encouragement to get out... More

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

Dear ‘Osborn007’, Thank you most sincerely for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay hotel recently and thank you also for your feedback. I am most pleased to see that you had a very pleasant time with us. Your feedback is most welcome. I am also delighted to see that you found the hotel to be beautiful and comfortable... More

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

I'll stay here again. You get what you pay for. Staff very profesional. Chap called Trevor was our bar person. Couldn't have been nicer. Glad he suggested to eat at the hotel. Probably best food we had while in Galway, Cracking Breakfast too. Only down side is we were only there one night. Defo going back!!

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

Dear Jason, Thank you sincerely for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently and thank you also for your feedback. I am very pleased to see that you had a very enjoyable time with us. Your positive feedback is most welcome particularly in relation to the professional staff you encountered. Trevor is delighted to be mentioned in... More

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently stayed at this hotel with my partner and have to say we had a brilliant experience. The location is superb with unparalleled views of the bay. The staff we encountered were top calibre, particular mention to Brian and Trevor who were always quick with a joke and a recommendation for a nice pub or an evenings entertainment. Only negative... More

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

Dear ‘Goody2shoes1’, Thank you for your feedback and thank you also for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently. I am most pleased to see that you had a very enjoyable time whilst staying with us. All on the team are delighted to read your very positive feedback. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed our... More

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Address: The Promenade, Galway, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Galway Bay Hotel 4*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Galway #2 Family Hotel in Galway #2 Business Hotel in Galway #3 Luxury Hotel in Galway #6 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Awarded best 4* hotel in Ireland 2010, the hotel has all the advantages of a city centre location while being situated overlooking the famous Galway Bay and Salthill Beach which was awarded the coveted Blue Flag. Facilities include fully equipped gymnasium, pool, steam room and sauna. The Lobster Pot restaurant offers modern style cuisine with fresh fish and lobster from the tank. Complimentary broadband access in all guest bedrooms and conference suites. ... more   less 
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