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Galway Oyster Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Castle Rd, Oranmore, Galway, Ireland (Formerly Ramada Encore Galway Oranmore)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Stayed in this hotel for 3 nights, it's in a small village/town of Oranmore that is about 15 mins outside of Galway. Getting into Galway is pretty quick, and with exception to the morning rush hour. We stayed at this location as a point for our day trips to the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher. Hotel was similar to... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This is a nice friendly hotel just a few minutes from Galway city. Not a bad idea to stay just outside the city while still convenient. Basic hotel cheap and cheerful. If you don't want to eat in the hotel, there are actually a number of good restaurants / pubs beside it.

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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

The location is a little out of town - not exactly in Galway, but on the fringes. The hotel has plenty of car parking (free) and is easy to find, as it is just off the main road. The room was quite spacious and were well appointed - and came with a balcony which overlooked the water. The bed and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

This reasonably priced small hotel, is a little gem in oranmore. I have stayed four times now, and will come here when in The area. The staff Are very friendly, and helpful. The big fry is lovely and Clean, fresh tasty ingredients. There are always croissants and some fruit and yoghurt and cheese. It is a simple clean place, and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We booked the hotel on coupons from the internet, we have stayed in Galway city lots of times so Oranmore was a nice change on the outskirts of the city, the hotel is spotlessly clean, the staff are very attentive and very friendly, and most of all very helpful re; local bus, train, and taxi services, the breakfast was very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We booked into the Oyster for the one night knowing it was just going to be bed & breakfast and away again the next morning. To that end it suited perfectly. It was great value. The rooms were clean and well appointed and the staff very friendly and helpful. The only meal we had there was breakfast which turned out... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Stayed in September as a part of a tour. Not in Galway, about a 20 euro cab fare. Worth going to though if you don't want to stay in the city. Oranmore has some beautiful scenery. Nicely decorated. Room clean and presentable, comfy bed, laundry facilities (15 euro a bag). Wifi only available in lobby. Had a great bathroom, lighting... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The hotel staff were beyond nice. They were helpful and funny, no doubt make the hotel. The location is crappy however its a €20 cab ride from Galway, too far. Everything in our room was broken as well, which was too bad. Food wasn't great either. Free wifi in the lobby though!

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here while passing through Galway. When we checked in we found that our reservation for a third party site hadn't been emailed to the hotel however the receptionist was very accommodating and helpful and checked us in within a few minutes. The room was basic but clean. We ate in the restraunt that night which was lovely a wide... More

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77 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Very good simple hotel with excellent low prices Used to be Ramada but changed to independent. Cooked breakfast on slower days buffet on busy Bus tours trip days. Rooms basic but clean tidy modern. Not for you if you want to be in Galway but if flexible ok

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Address: Castle Rd, Oranmore, Galway, Ireland (Formerly Ramada Encore Galway Oranmore)
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway > Oranmore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Galway Oyster Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Ramada Oranmore
Oranmore Ramada
Galway Oyster Hotel Oranmore, County Galway, Ireland

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This budget property is located in the heart of Oranmore village overlooking Galway Bay. This hotel also contains a state-of-the-art casino for those who fancy a flutter! ... more   less 
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