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The Spanish Arch Hotel

Quay Street | Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kildare, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want somewhere right in the middle of the action this is it. Located close to Jurys Inn overlooking the shops and pubs you are never that far from your room. Handy when you need a break or drop off some shopping bags. The rooms are worn and decor dated but they were clean. Very noisy at night and... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Upon arrival with my partner and her parents, we were told at reception that one room was ready and one room wasn't, we were also told the hotel was taken over by the bank. Room was terrible no light and carpets were dirty room wasn't clean in two days by the cleaning staff, bar was super quiet in the evening... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel last night.On arrival,the receptionist stated the room was in process of being cleaned and would be ready in few min.We went to have a drink in the bar while waiting,two hours later,room was still not ready,so we decided to take stroll around the town.Eventually secured our room at 19:30.After freshening up,we came down stairs to bar... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not stay in the Hotel but had some food in the Pub/Restaurant. It was okay but did not blow us away. The traditional beef casserole was quite good. Would eat that again. The bangers with mash and gravy are okay, but I had better. Service is friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights at the Spanish Arch Hotel in Galway. I'd probably recommend the Jury's Inn that is right down the street. The young lady the reception desk was not the most friendliest, would never say anything as we past. If you are out late and come back you have to walk through the bar in order to get... More 

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limerick
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon check in I thought nice but then had to wait an hour for room to be ready 124 euro per night very very overpriced and no breakfast at all pint of beer 5.20 euro daylight robbery would def not recommend only stayin one night thank god overpriced hell

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed there in June o this year. The gal at the front desk was so warm and friendly. We walked in on a whim to see if they had any free rooms, and were so happy we did! The room was great, and the location is right in the middle of all the action. Our room... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a 2 night stay in this hotel. Was there for a friends stag weekend. Have to say rooms were a big disappointment we were put on the first floor next to the lift. Room was very small with paper thin walls. Could literally hear everything from the room and hear the lift ping every time too. Paper... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location right in the thick of it. Friendly staff, very helpful. This hotel is really for the young, party-tourist. We are a couple in our thirties. We had a room with four single beds, which weren't bad but nothing to write home about. The room is cooled by an open window, which is nice. But the party scene below... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights for a wedding. The location is great, you are in the heart of all the action for pubs, bars and restaurants. This could be a double edged sword if you want quiet but it was convenient for me and my friend. The rooms were clean, though the towels were the size if handkerchiefs ..bit awkward... More 

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