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Forster Court Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
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Ranked #8 of 56 hotels in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel is a short walk to Eyre Square and main part of town. Rooms were comfortable and the included breakfast was excellent. Staff was friendly but seemed reluctant to make recommendations on where to eat. As previously reported, checking in is difficult when arriving by car as hotel is on a very busy street with no parking and no staff... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for one night on the 24th of July,and as I traveled by train the location is perfect, just a short stroll from the station. It is also well positioned for the rest of Galway. Check in was handled in a friendly and helpful manner. My room and bathroom were clean and comfortable,which ensured a good nights sleep.... More

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sligo ireland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
66 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the reviews and the website photos I was expecting a biggish room in good condition. We got a very worn looking bedroom which was rather depressing and dingy. There was a stale smell as if somebody had been smoking. The worst hotel we have been in in Galway so far! Needs a good overhaul. We will definitely not be... More

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Nigel C, General Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear luismac, Firstly, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time and effort to furnish the Forster Court Hotel with your recent feedback. I am disappointed to read that your stay did not meet your expectations. We are currently undertaking a renovation project and therefore I apologise that our appearance at the time of... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not sure what to expect. Some of the TA reviews stated that the hotel was old and worn. Well, Galway is an old city. There are no brand new hotels. We thought it was perfect! Our room was spacious, clean, and comfortable. The full breakfast was very good! The location is perfect. The hotel is just a couple... More

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Siobhan D, Front Office Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Relaxnstyle, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay here with us at the Forster Court Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you have such a positive experience. We are very lucky to be located right in the heart of Galway City with everything within easy reach of the hotel. The Galway Arts Festival is... More

Dublin, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After planning a short visit to Galway and booking another hotel we found ourselves with an accommodation hiccup when that hotel went into receivership and was offering room only we took a friend's recommendation and booked a room with the Forster Court Hotel over their website which was really simple. After receiving our confirmation email very swiftly we realised that... More

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Elgin, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time staying at the Forster Court. The front desk staff is welcoming, professional and very helpful. Necia (hopefully I'm spelling that correctly) was such a sweetheart during our overnight visit. The rooms are comfortable and spacious for a city center hotel. The restaurant and bar are both excellent. We only ate breakfast in the restaurant, but... More

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Myakka City, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was great very comfortable and great staff! We loved the room, the beds were comfy and the bathroom was roomy and clean. The bar downstairs was nice and great for a pint with friendly bartenders. The location of the hotel is great well within walking distance of the shopping district and park. Our breakfast in the morning was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brendan and David and his team made our night stay the best !! We were made feel soo welcome and nothing was ever impossible to do for us !!! Food ( dinner breakfast ) was mmmm yummy ...... Thank u all for a fab weekend from Mel and the hen party in mayo xcxc

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Siobhan D, Front Office Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

HI Melissa, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. Im delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and I will be sure to pass your kind words on to Brendan, David and the rest of the hotel staff. If was an absolute pleasure to welcome your group to the hotel and we look forward to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A special thanks to Brendan and all the staff in the hotel for looking after us all during our one night stay. Both the evening meal and breakfast were very tasty and value for money with our deal. Everywhere in the hotel all members were friendly ,approachable and extremely accommodating. The location was ideal for a night out in Galway.... More

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Siobhan D, Front Office Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

HI Popshen, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a pleasant review. I will be sure to pass on your comments to our staff. Im delighted you enjoyed sampling our delicious menu while you were here. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kindest regards, Siobhan Doyle - Front Office Manager More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights with dinner on one night. Dinner was ok, but not great. Everything else was as expected for a three star hotel. Room good size, bed very comfortable. Breakfast was super - great choice - definitely 4 stars here. Best of all was the location - just a short stroll from shops, restaurants and bars. Would definitely... More

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Siobhan D, Front Office Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

HI xjbx, Thank you very much for leaving a review. We are very lucky to have such an central location and as you mentioned, it makes us ideal to access all Galway City, and indeed the West Coast, has to offer. Im very glad to hear you found breakfast to be a 4 Star standard, we take great pride in... More

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Address: Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Forster Court Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#4 Family Hotel in Galway #5 Business Hotel in Galway #7 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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Situated just off Eyre Square, the hotel offers you the freedom to explore Galway’s many attractions and festivals including the Galway Races, Galway Arts Festival and the Galway Oyster Festival.With 50 luxurious bedrooms and our newly refurbished "Elwoods Bar & Grill". The Forster Court Hotel is the perfect location whether business or pleasure. It has everything you want from a city centre hotel.With every need anticipated and no detail overlooked, Forster Court Hotel in Galway city centre offers style, luxury, relaxation and above all else professional and attentive service from our dedicated team. ... more   less 
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