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Garvey's Inn

Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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Ranked #111 of 187 Galway B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Durham, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s a pub with accommodation above on 3 floors, located on the corner of Eyre Square in the centre of the city and across the road from the railway station and bus terminus. I got a room on the top floor with a great view over the square, which is full of life and a great place to spend time... More

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Cork, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Ideally located on Eyre Sq, we booked 3 rooms, requesting twin configuration which was happily catered for. Very friendly staff greeted us at the bar on arrival and brought us to receiption to check in. Rooms are clean and supplied with tea/coffee making facilities, TV and what you don't get in a lot of places.... an Iron and Ironing Board... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The rooms are above the first floor bar which has very loud live music late at night. It was impossible to sleep. The manager was not responsive to our complaint and in fact lied to us that the musicians would be playing in a different area after the first night.

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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

just returned from a 3 night break & found the staff at this hotel really friendly & helpful, rooms were basic but had everything you needed, tea/coffee, hairdryer, ironing board etc, food is lovely & value for money, the location is great for the bus stop & all that Galway has to offer. Overall a great little B&B for a... More

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Cavan, Ireland
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27 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

stayed here for two nights recently and was very happy with everything the beds were comfortable the room was clean and tidy couldnt fault it the breakfast was very tasty and not greasy will return no hesitation

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19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I booked this at short notice through Booking.com for my visit to Galway last week. I was marginally aprehensive as the reviews were pretty mixed. What a great place, I'll definately stay here on all future visits to Galway. Slap bang in the centre, just a minutes walk from everywhere. The linen on the beds was spotless and the matress... More

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This was my fourth time staying at Garvey's Inn, and it is the only place I would ever stay in Galway. I stayed for two nights on September 24th and 25th, 2013. The location is just awesome. It is near everything (bus station, restaurants, bars). It is a very good price. The breakfast is fantastic. Wonderful staff at all hours... More

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Nantes, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Très bien et amplement suffisant pour un passage en ville, nous avons même décidé de rester une nuit de plus car la chambre était bien et juste au dessus du pub! A 10m un autre pub avec de la musique irlandaise et à 5 min à pieds de la rue passante où il y a tous les commerces. Ne pas... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We spent three nights in this hotel in August 2013. The rooms are spotless, very comfortable beds. If we are going to Galway again, we will stay there. It's right in the center of Galway and only two minutes walk from the bus- and train-stations. The staff in the bar is very nice, friendly and helpful.

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Drogheda, Ireland
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We purchased a LivingSocial voucher (2 nights BnB + 1 dinner) and booked a date in May. Unfortunately, I fell ill on the morning of travel and had to cancel that reservation. The staff member was sympathetic and helpful and I was able to re-book with the minimum of fuss. On our arrival, we were greeted warmly. I would really... More

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Address: Forster Street | Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
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Situated on the corner of Eyre Square, in the heart of Galway, Garvey's Inn is within a 2 minute walk of the bus & train station. With Garvey's impressive stand overlooking Galway's focal point - Eyre Square; this establishment has become a landmark in Galway City. Garvey's is in close proximity to all amenities and local attractions. Therefore, whatever your interests, you will almost always find what you are looking for at our doorstep! All en-suite rooms, multi-channel television, direct-dial telephone, hair-dryer, iron and ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities, trouser-press and fabulous views of Eyre Square. ... more   less 
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