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Skeffington Arms Hotel

28 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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Ranked #12 of 56 hotels in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I often visit the Skeff and bring groups to eat. The food is really good quality pub grub and more at a reasonable price. They do a great fish n chips and chicken wings. The service is excellent. Top marks to Michael and team

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have not one bad comment on this hotel or venue. the staff on reception upon check in and check out are super friendly and helpful. I had lunch in the bar which was great and one of the best club sandwiches i have ever tasted. The room was large, clean, a great shower, lots of storage and a great... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a modern hotel with excellent service attached to a huge pub on the central square. It is clean and new, with fresh decor and modern furnishings, combined with 'good old fashioned' quality service and a fab breakfast on the upper floor of the great pub next door. We loved our stay here and despite various comments on here... More

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review of our hotel. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated by us all here at the hotel. We hope to welcome you back to us very soon and thanks again for your review. Best Wishes from all the team, Lisa Nee Front Office & Sales Manager More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Stayed here on a business visit. A little overpriced to say the least. Showers were cool and hot water takes at least 10mins. And the paint work was peeling off the wall in the shower roof... On the plus side the bar food is very good. But unfortunately the staff at the bar can be rude and abrupt. At least... More

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. I have already addressed the deficiencies you mentioned with my team so as to ensure every team member is giving their absolute very best at all times. This is extremely important to us and it is the only thing we can directly control. I will be going... More

Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My husband and I stayed here last week for 2 nights. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The room was comfortable and clean. The bathroom was modern and spacious. The wifi in the room worked very well. The location was amazing, right on Eyre Square, and we explored Galway on foot with no problems. The breakfast was delicious and... More

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review of our hotel. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated by us all here at the hotel. We hope to welcome you back to us very soon and thanks again for your review. Best Wishes from all the team, Lisa Nee Front Office & Sales Manager More

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed in the Skeffington Arms this weekend just past. Our party consisted of 13 girls in Galway for a hen night. We arrived prior to check-in but Stephen at reception kindly offered to leave our bags into storage so we wouldn't have to carry all of our luggage around, which was nice of him. We had no problems with... More

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Our sincere thanks to both you and the members of your group for choosing to stay at The Skeffington Arms Hotel. Our congratulations once more to the bride to be. Thank you so very much for your glowing review and especially for your kind comments about our team especially Stephen & Laura we try hard to exceed expectations... More

Tralee, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We went here for breakfast and after 45 minutes had to ask where our order was. We got an apology and were told they were busy. So. long story short, after an hour we demanded a refund and left. Worst service and poor attitude. wont be returning.

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Berni M, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor about your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen- we appreciate all feedback both positive and negative as it really helps us to improve our business. I have taken on board your review and passed it onto our restaurant manager but I would... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Spent last weekend at the hotel, as previously mentioned our check in was also delayed, however the staff at the front desk accommodated us with drinks vouchers which was a kind gesture. The bar staff were excellent & friendly. Our room was spotless & comfortable, was worth the wait. We will certainly return again. Breakfast was enjoyable, but hopefully you'll... More

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review of our hotel. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated by us all here at the hotel. I delighted you enjoyed your stay here at The Skeffington Arms Hotel, Unfortunately there was a issue some guest slept past the 12 noon check out & we tired to get the rooms back as quickly as... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed here on a weekend great place staff where all great. Bar good good and breakfast was great. Arrival was a bit mixed up didn't get room till 5 on Saturday evening but staff made good with free drinks in the lovely bar. Location was great in the center of Galway on eyre square. Rooms lovely and clean. Well worth... More

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review of our hotel. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated by us all here at the hotel. I delighted you enjoyed your stay here at The Skeffington Arms Hotel, Unfortunately there was a issue some guest slept past the 12 noon check out & we tired to get the rooms back as quickly as... More

Donegal Town, Ireland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

stayed at this hotel many times and have always enjoyed our stay. the staff are always so helpful and pleasant ,rooms very clean and every thing you expect . the food also very good and the morning breakfast some thing to look forward to . keep the good work up skeff , many thanks for yet another great to stay... More

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review of our hotel. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated by us all here at the hotel. We hope to welcome you back to us very soon and thanks again for your review. Best Wishes from all the team, Lisa Nee Front Office & Sales Manager More

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Address: 28 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Imagine a stay in the heart of the city in a luxury hotel, with everything on your doorstep for that perfect stay in Galway, city of the tribes. The Skeffington Arms Hotel is ideally located in an enviable position, overlooking the newly refurbished Eyre Square, within distance of rail & bus terminals & just a short stroll from an array of shops, restaurants, bars and theaters. With just 24 bedrooms, a strong emphasis is on personal service and attention to detail, so whether its business or pleasure our friendly and helpful staff will make your visit an enjoyable one. ... more   less 
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