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The Twelve Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The twelve is a Great hotel in a beautiful location. Perfect for a weekend away with the pooch! Pizzeria and bakery are both great additions Dog was felt more than welcome by owners and all of the staff!

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

We spent 11 days traveling through Ireland and chose the Twelve as a pit-stop on the way to our cousin's wedding in Cork. Overall, all locations we stayed at on our trip were outstanding... but the one we keep talking about post-trip is the Twelve. We are a married couple (ages: 37 & 34) who traveled with my parents (ages:...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is the first visit to this hotel and it was lovely. It's quite a unique experience. Staff were all delightfully friendly food was very good as we chose to dine in the restaurant. Breakfast was good and the menu had a few unusual items available which was a good change. Overall had a great stay would recommend and would...

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1Thank Globetrotter201026
County Kerry, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival check in was very good we were offered a hot drink and to sit down while some one came to bring our bags and show us to the room . We stayed in the Funnymoon Suite and were blown away with the room since it was my birthday two buns,chocolate and a really nice bottle of prosecco were...

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1Thank danielbrowne48
ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from a wonderful night at The Twelve Hotel. They left a treat of cupcakes and chocolate with a greeting card in our room as it was my husband's birthday, a really lovely touch. Will be back!

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2Thank blondpowerpuff99
Isle of Seil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

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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1Thank thefishermancottage
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks 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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1Thank emmarc89
Tralee, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
West Restaurant
West Restaurant
Cuisines: European, Irish, 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
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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: $108 - $203 (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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“Funnymoon Suite is amazing for couples”
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“We had a luxury suite overlooking car park, fabulous room and very quiet.”
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“If you can go for a suite”
 of 5 bubbles corrinas670, Nov 17, 2016 | Read review
“Chose the "Funny Moon" suite for a romantic break :-)”
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“We had a suite this time and it was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles B717FEpatrickk, Nov 7, 2016 | Read review
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