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Swallow Bed & Breakfast

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98 Fr Griffin Rd., Galway, Ireland
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Swallow Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #54 of 187 Galway B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Recklinghausen, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the Swallow for two weeks and was very happy with this B n' B. I had a single room, which was small, but comfortable. Everything I needed was there, even a blowdryer and a kettle. You get new fluffy towels every morning, which made me feel, as if I was staying in a hotel. In addition it... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here recently with friends and found Patricia and Jimmy very welcoming and helpful. Room was cosy, clean and had everything you could need for a short stay. Breakfast was great and there was plenty of choice. It is situated about halfway between Salthill and Galway town so you can be at the sea in five minutes, and in town... More

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Leipzig, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Patricia and Jimmy welcomed us with open arms and helped us in any way possible, e.g. looking for bike hires, giving advice about which pubs to visit and were really patient with us although our English was not the best. Very friendly to children as well! Furthermore, the breakfast was good and the terrace was well worth to spend a... More

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Arriving late with no reservations, Patricia took us in with no complaint. She made a fantastic breakfast in the morning and directed us to the nearest laundry. We felt very at home and cared for. It is very close to City Center and a pleasant walk. The area was very quiet.

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Slane, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Spent St Patricks weekend in The Swallow B & B Galway - from word go we found the B & B very friendly and inviting - couldn't do enough for us - Children felt very comfortable too ! The rooms were very clean and comfortable - it was only a short walk into the centre of town - which was... More

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Navan, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Jimmy and Patricia were both very welcoming and made my stay here very enjoyable. Room was very clean and comfortable and the b&b was the perfect distance from the beach and the city. Five star weekend.

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Slane, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

First visited this lovely guesthouse in August 2013 . We were given a chalet room with separate entrance and we found it to be very clean and comfortable . The owners Jimmy and Patricia were very welcoming and could not help us enough with taxis and information on the area . We've been back to stay a second time since... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

The rooms were quite small, and the home was not really what we were looking for. Not really a common area, and the location was not what I was looking for either. He was a great host, very friendly, but the bed and breakfast atmosphere was not right for us.

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Washington, DC Area
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

A friend and I traveled through Ireland in September/October, 2013. We booked B&B's in advance of our trip. As might be expected, we were apprehensive as to what the quality of the accommodations would be. We are fortunate to have booked several nights at the Swallow. The owners, Patricia and Jimmy, are wonderful people. When my traveling companion injured her... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Had a great experience. The room was clean and tidy. Modern bathroom. Breakfast was tasty and I had variety to chose from. Jimmy & Patricia were very welcoming and helpful, calling us a taxi. I would defiantly stay there again whilst in Galway. On 5 min walk to main street with shopping and pubs.

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Address: 98 Fr Griffin Rd., Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway

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