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VANCOUVER
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an attic room, and so the window doesn't open. With no fans, it made for a very stuffy room. The reception staff were quite friendly upon arrival. We found the room too small, and the TV miniscule. The location was not convenient at all; thankfully we had a car, but even then, we still had to drive a... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Due to its location, I am not sure whom is this accommodation meant for. Maybe for people who arrive by car and don't want to bother with parking in the city centre. Maybe it is meant for people who stay in-door, cook their own meals there and then leave. It is located in a residential suburb, far from the centre... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights at Amber Heights. The room was clean and cozy and breakfast was especially delicious (choice of continental or full Irish). The staff was friendly and gave us maps and information about Galway and the surrounding area. If you don't have a car, you'll either have to take a taxi or walk ten minutes to the bus... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Less than 12 minutes from the city centre by bus (route 405)the B&B is comfortable and quiet. Everything was clean and comfortable and the shower had excellent pressure and heat. The only downfall is the wifi in our room (5) was quite weak. The lounge room had a homely feel and staff were polite and professional.

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cobram
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Amber Heights decor and cleanliness were beyond reproach. Staff were friendly and the Irish breakfast was great. The rooms were spacious and attractive. This truly is value for money without compromising on quality.

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Nazareth, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

I was in Galway with two other friends, and decided to sleep in this guesthouse for two nights. my main problem was that we book a room for three guys and it was so small. we got a twin bed and one single. the twin was too narrow for two men. and it wasn't comfortable. we had to carry our... More 

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Rome, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The Amber (both b&b and houses) are located on a quiet hill not so close to downtown or salthill promenade. Approaching is very difficult in the afternoon from 16 to 18:30 due to high traffic at end of work time. The worst is that Amber is an hostel that does cost as an hotel. Terrific! On the day before my... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Our problem was that we do generally not stay in guesthouse, we prefer traditional hotel. So our first impression was a big disappointment!!!! Our problem. BUT even with this we liked the house as well as the room. It is a little bit "old fashion ", especially the bathroom, but very friendly receptionists made our staying really good one. Consider... More 

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Lower Austria, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

room #6 to small for two people with luggage; warm water for the shower need 5 minutes to come; tv monitor very small, no international tv programs, no function of warm water on wash hand basin; no hat and coat rail, waste bin cleaning after 3 days, rooms not soundproof.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was our third B&B during our vacation. The first 2 were wonderful. This one was a disappointment.It was not a true B&B. It is more like a Hostel. The rooms and bathrooms are clean but the breakfast is extra, the carpet is really warn and dirty to the point where my husband would not walk on it without shoes.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amber Heights is a newly renovated (APRIL 2011) purpose built Bed & Breakfast. Located just 10 minutes walk from Salthill and the beaches of Galway Bay. Amber Heights is the gateway to the west with easy access to the picturesque landscape of Connemara, Clifden and The Cliffs of Moher. 5 Minutes drive by car or taxi will bring you to the bustling heart of Galway City. We are sure you will not find a friendlier, cleaner, or well equipped bed and breakfast in Galway. Amber Heights is a Non-Smoking B&B. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amber Heights Guesthouse

Address: 11 Cuan Glas, Bishop O'Donnell Rd, Galway, Ireland (Formerly Ashton House)
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $73 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amber Heights Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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