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Swallow Bed & Breakfast

Certificate of Excellence
98 Fr Griffin Rd., Galway, Ireland
Swallow Bed & Breakfast
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Buderim, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we had a wonderful stay at Swallow Bed and Breakfast this March. The room was very tidy with everything we needed. The host both Jimmy and Patricia were delightful. Breakfast was great. The b&b was in a great location with only a short walk into town to watch the st Patrick's day parade. There was ample parking on the street.... More 

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Woodland Hills, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We had the pleasure of staying at the Swallow B&B in September 2013, but have been remiss in writing a review until now. From the moment we arrived we felt welcome. Jimmy was 'manning' the place as Patricia was out of town and what an absolutely delightful man! We were given the choice of several rooms in the main house... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This must be the 5th or 6th time I have stayed at the B&B and it is my first call when I have need to travel to Galway. Patricia and Jimmy make me feel so at home, its as though I am at home. I lost a button of my best shirt just before going out to a meeting and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

The location is great, 10 min walk to city center and 10 min the other way to the Salt Hill neighborhood. The place is welcoming and the owners are very nice. The rooms are a bit small but they have their own bathrooms with hot showers. I would definitely stay here again!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I stayed at the Swallow last month for two nights whilst visiting friends in Galway. I was greeted by Jimmy and Patricia, who could not have been more welcoming and helpful. I wanted to do some sightseeing whilst on my trip and Jimmy booked me a bus and assisted me with any questions I had. Room was lovely, clean, fresh... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay in The Swallow. Jimmy and Patricia are so welcoming, and very helpful. They can help with the booking of day trips and advise on activities to do while in Galway.Breakfast is tasty and substantial. The rooms are comfortable and clean. I really loved the free wifi. This was my second stay in the Swallow, and... More 

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Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and the place is a great value. It is between Galway downtown and Salthill, both of which are just a short walk away. The hosts are great people and will point you in the right direction for whatever you need. The rooms themselves are a little dated but fresh towels and room turnovers occur... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is a great B&B and it's location is wonderful being just a short walk to City Centre. The room was comfortable, the breakfast tasty, the price was reasonable, and Jimmy and Patricia are great hosts! I wholeheartedly recommend this B&B to anyone traveling to Galway!

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I came to stay in the Swallow Bed and Breakfast a couple of years ago and with a recent wedding to attend in Galway I didn't hesitate to re-book. It was lovely to Jimmy and Patricia again, they were as welcoming as always and even remembered me from my last trip which added a really personal touch! The swallow is... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Brilliant hotel in a beautiful area.Staff really friendly and brilliant. Food is very nice. Rooms good and clean.I loved it here! All you need for an excellent family holiday! Rooms are basic and i class this as a 4 star hotel.

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