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29 Glenina Heights | Dublin Road, Galway, Ireland
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Abacus Guest House
Ranked #23 of 187 Galway B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Navan, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dad, my friend Colm and I stayed in the B&B for 3 days during race week. Breege, her daughter and husband couldn't have been more friendly. The breakfasts each morning were delicious to boot. I strongly recommend this guest house and I will certainly stay there again. It's close to the Connacht Hotel and it's convenient to travel to... More

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San Francisco, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breege is a warm owner who is always ready to sit down for a chat. Was very great in helping me figure out logistics during the Galway arts festival. Rooms are basic, but clean -- loved the little tea biscuits provided in the room, as well as the q-tips! There's a bus stop that's a 1 minute walk away from... More

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Abacus-Management, Owner at Abacus Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Nianca, May I please start by thanking you for your review of our Guesthouse. We welcome all feedback from our guests and are constantly striving to make our guests experience with us the best it can be. Thank you for your wonderful comments about Breege, she very much appreciates them. I was disappointed to read that you found our... More

New Haven, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The family who run this guest house genuinely care about their guests. They will sit and chat with you about anything, whether it be Galway logistics or recommendations (in addition to the comprehensive booklet they've put together found in each room!) or more personal topics. I really loved spending time with Louise, Breege, and Noel. What a wonderful family. I... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at abacus for a few nights while visiting Galway. The rooms were affordable, clean, and really cozy. The owner is a very kind woman who can easily whip up a formidable irish breakfast and answer any questions you have about local attractions. She was very helpful and hospitable. I'd definitely stay here again.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Breege and Noel are simply fine people! They run a first class B&B. Nice large rooms, fine breakfast, and easy bus access to the city center. But the big point about this place is in the first sentence. These are the kind of people you want to know; excellent character, fine family, and that is what life is really about.... More

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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We were having trouble finding a place because of a big event in the area. One B & B owner suggested the Abacus House. Very good choice. Excellent meals, rooms, and we felt very comfortable. A must if you are in the area.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The room was huge and well equipped with mini-fridge, TV, Free Wi-Fi and wonderful shower. Everything was perfectly clean. The owner was very friendly and informative. The house is located in a quite neighborhood less than 5 min. drive from Galway city center. Breakfast was nice. The price is a bit high but you get good value for the money.

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Tbilisi, Georgia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Bridge's comfy rooms, lovely breakfast and gracious Irish hospitality was overshadowed by the BEST SHOWER EVER at her B&B. for all of these reason I wish we stayed more than one night. She prepared a thoughtful made to order breakfast for each of the 5 of us. Her breakfast room bright, cheery and comfy. She was so pleasant, and a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Very friendly and helpful lovely clean room great shower great breakfast central for day tripping around that area. Would defiantly stay there again and spend more time around that area to have a better look at the west coast of Ireland. Thanks.

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I arrived in Galway on a Saturday evening, and the night of the Champions League final, and needless to say it was very difficult to find a room. After checking a couple places and hotels, I happened upon Abacus Guest House, and was I ever glad that I did! I would definitely recommend this place to any traveller: * Great... More

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Address: 29 Glenina Heights | Dublin Road, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Abacus Guest Accommodation is superbly located on the approach road from Dublin, Cork and Shannon. Traveling from the north or north west we are just off the main Sligo to Galway road (N17). Ideally situated for business or pleasure, we are five minutes from Galway city on a well serviced bus and taxi route. Abacus Guest House provides a warm welcome, as it is family operated. Abacus has a Guest Lounge with internet access. ... more   less 
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