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The Western Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   33 Prospect Hill, Galway, Ireland
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Ranked #19 of 56 hotels in Galway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed a stay here recently in the family room. Great location, walkable to shop street in 5 minutes, parking under the hotel [crowded but it worked], and breakfast. Breakfast was quite well done, service was execllent.

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Galway, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel on its own, overpriced for sure.. €140 a night, a rip off, but I'd gotten over that. Then I met the staff. As I was going through the process of checking in, as part of a hen group, although I was checking in a day later into a different room to the rest, all the girl at reception... More

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in the 2 bedroom suite and it was excellent. There was so much space and a huge kitchen. It was very clean and comfortable. I plan on going back to Ireland soon and will definitely stay at the Western when I am in Galway!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The picture on groupon shows a differently presented meal to the one that was given to us. I'd say there was barley one potato used for my chips, which were far too hot and hard in the centre. Steak was nice but quiet small, small portion of pepper sauce and two doughy onion rings. After we ate the meal we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are many good things about The Western Hotel, such as it having free onsite parking and it's central location and it is pretty decent value for money considering you get breakfast included in the price plus the room we had was comfortable. The reason I have marked down slightly on the overall score is that our room was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at the western and we had book the apartments for the weekend Parking sorted underground behind tk max and fob for door Really quality place Checked in hotel was fast and gave code too door and up we went Pure shock It was top quality and really well finished in every part and the view from the balcony can... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little hotel was a really nice place to stay. The location was great, and staff was friendly. The breakfast that is included is very nice with a lot of choices. I would definitely recommend this hotel!

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East Meadow, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is nearby the major shopping and downtown area, about a 20 minute walk to the Spanish Arch. It was very quiet and comfortable. Breakfast was great. The hotel staff was very helpful and it has free parking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at the Western is very friendly and accommodating. The location is close to the main shopping and restaurant area. The free parking with an elevator up to the lobby is a big plus. However, there are a few stairs once you get to your floor that you may need to climb with your bag. The bar was nice... More

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Tralee, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked The Western via their website at less than 24 hours notice, given a last minute decision to go to the Galway Races. Though I rang to confirm they had received my booking and they said they would call back when the booking came through and didn't, when we arrived (after 9pm), our room key was ready. We were... More

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Address: 33 Prospect Hill, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Western Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
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#12 Family Hotel in Galway #12 Business Hotel in Galway
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The Western Hotel holds one of the most enviable locations out of all three star hotels in the West of Ireland, right in the heart of the vibrant Galway City Centre. Behind the Western’s Georgian façade the hotel hosts charming en-suite bedrooms, a relaxing and intimate restaurant and a lively bar.For something extra special, The Western also provides 4 luxurious hotel apartments, just to the rear of the building. ... more   less 
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