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The Twelve Hotel

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Isle of Seil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

stopped in The Twelve hotel for a couple of nights on our weeks holiday to Ireland, we were a bit unsure on arrival as the hotel is on a busy coast road but were not disappointed once we had checked in, we travelled with our little border terrier and had a luxury suite. The room was immaculate, very spacious and...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

A stylish spot which provides a warm welcome and relaxed atmosphere. The decor is especially distinctive (the place has a particular penchant for large floor mirrors and wicker egg chairs!), and we found the staff to be very helpful and friendly. Our room was modern, spacious and comfortable, with a separate living space and large bathroom. The personalised welcome note...

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Tralee, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Twelve is a delightful hotel with quirky and fun decor, very friendly staff and really spacious contemporary bedrooms. It's great to have a good bar and pizzeria on site, an easy walk to the beach and only a short distance from the city. We loved our stay and the hotel very kindly posted on my coat that I had...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights on a Monday and Tuesday. Room was comfortable with all needed amenities. The food in the bistro was very good and reasonably priced. Service the Monday night was a bit lacking but they were pretty busy. We ordered 2 beers which didn't arrive and when we asked about them we were told they weren't stocked...

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Athlone Co-westmeath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, disgusted with regard to the negative reviews The Twelve have received by people who have nothing better to do but pick fault with what I can say is a classy establishment with tasty decor throughout, why whinge about mirrors in the hall?, it's not like you're sleeping on them! We had a great experience from check-in 'Alma' was fantastic,extremely...

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Tuam, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my wife RE entry stayed here for 2 nights in December. As we checked in we where offered lovely warm winter punch. As it was our 10 year wedding anniversary when we arrived in to the room there was a lovely plate with a mini dessert selection on it with a small card from the manager. The rooms...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just checked out from The Twelve Hotel! Not one bad thing to say about the place. Loved the little cupcakes and chocolates in our room on check in with the handwritten welcome card. It's the little things that make The Twelve stand out. Staff were brilliant especially Vick in the bar and Colm at breakfast! We both had pizza in...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in two different rooms during our weekend: a Splendid room followed by (a surprise for her) the Funnymoon suite. Both great: classy, such comfortable beds, and so quiet at night! We love rooms that let no light in that would otherwise disturb us in the morning, and both rooms were so good in that regard we almost missed...

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Ireland
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here overnight as we had to attend a meeting in Galway. It was our second time to visit, and we were delighted to be back. It is rare to find such a pet friendly hotel and our dog enjoyed his stay too. The room was huge with a separate sitting room area. The bed was massive and so...

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Navan, Ireland
Reviewed December 8, 2016

this hotel is amazing, tucked away in a little town called Barna, the bed was massive and so comfy, the service lovely, food was nice but not fantastic there is an amazing pub opposite the hotel with amazing food!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
West Restaurant
West Restaurant
Cuisines: Irish, European, International
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Twelve - where history and tradition meet luxury and style. The Twelve is located a beautiful ten minutes from Galway city on the coast road to Connemara. Opened in 2007 to rave reviews, The Twelve won 'Best new hotel in Ireland' and since then has been judged the 'Best boutique hotel in Ireland' every year. Acclaimed for its passion of advocating great food through the use of local, seasonal products, The Twelve has also won every food and wine award there is to win. The Pins Bar really sets the tone with a hip, urban style (awarded Best Gastro Pub in Ireland), this hangout attracts an eclectic crowd. Grab a cocktail and enjoy the best of live music on the weekends. Experience West at The Twelve for the ultimate, gourmet dining experience, then retire to your chic room and consider ordering exclusive seaweed spa treatments to begin your next wonderful day in Barna, Galway. Visit West restaurant and The Pins BarBistroBakery on Trip Advisor ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Twelve Hotel

Address: Barna Coast Rd., Barna, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway > Barna
Price Range: $106 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Twelve Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 48
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Twelve Hotel Barna
The Twelve Hotel Galway/Barna, Ireland
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