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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I recently stayed for a few days during November. We we're not surprised at how well we were looked after considering we have stayed at the sister hotel the Hodson Bay Hotel in Athlone. The staff in this hotel are particularly plesant and nothing is too much trouble for them....my husband is allergic to feathers so we... More 

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Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We got married in this Amazing Hotel on the 19th November , from the moment we viewed the hotel,everything was first class. All staff are excellent and extremely professional, they provided a world class service. All of our guest have been talking about the hotel since our wedding, the food was amazing and a lot of our guests stayed and... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and My wife recently stayed in the Galway Bay Hotel, and we'd like to put it on record that the service we received was second to none. We were warmly welcomed at reception by the girls even though they were quite busy. We also booked dinner in the restaurant, as there were some groups in for dinner at our... More 

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Thank Edward J
County Meath, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had our wedding here at the weekend and I can't praise the hotel staff enough for giving us, our family and friends the most amazing day, the service was incredible not only on the day but for the whole weekend we spent in the hotel they couldn't have done anymore for us, all of the staff were incredibly friendly,... More 

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Dillon, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice older hotel with good view of the bay. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The restaurant was good but not excellent. Had both supper and breakfast there. We would stay there again if in Galway.

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Thank Dale H
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is spotless with great food and friendly staff special thanks to Carmel G who was so helpful and accommodating. The hotel food was lovely especially breakfasts! Many thanks to the welcoming staff there.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well appointed rooms. Lovely view. Carmel at the front desk was extremely helpful when my key wouldn't work. Actually the entire staff was extremely helpful and friendly. Beds were very comfortable. I quite enjoyed my stay!

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent two nights here as a friend of ours was getting married at this venue. From the moment we arrived the staff were absolutely amazing - I cannot emphasis this from the reception staff , staff at breakfast, bar staff and wedding catering staff from beginning to end the treatment was top class. Very enjoyable two night staff here.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a dinner here while my mother was staying for a few nights. Really enjoyed the entire meal, couldn't fault the meal or service. Karl the manager on went a made me one of the best whiskey sours I've had. Sasha our waitress was great, the staff here make the hotel. Will definitely return here for a meal again. Thanks... More 

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Mullingar, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Galway Bay Hotel in November with my family, the facilities and staff are very good, the rooms are clean and tidy, the kids club was a great addition. The health and leisure facilities may not be as extensive as in other hotels but they are more than adequate.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Voted as one of Europe's Top 20 Resorts by the prestigious travel magazine Conde Nast, the Galway Bay Hotel is situated in Salthill overlooking breath-taking views of the famous Galway Bay and Clare Hills. The hotel is only 5 minutes from Galway City and is within easy access to Connemara and the Wild Atlantic Way route. Facilities include fully equipped gymnasium, pool, steam room and sauna. The Lobster Pot Restaurant offers modern style cuisine with fresh fish and lobster from the tank. 'An Scadan Caoc' Bar has an informal dining experience with live music at the weekends. Complimentary broadband access in all guest bedrooms and conference suites is available also. The hotel provides an array of complimentary activities to all guests including; Wine Tasting, Ballroom Dancing, Beauty Demonstrations and more. During school holidays the Galway Bay Hotel offers family packages that include kids camp and family activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galway Bay Hotel

Address: The Promenade, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $84 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galway Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 153
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Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Galway
#2 Spa Hotel in Galway
#3 Family Hotel in Galway
#4 Luxury Hotel in Galway
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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“Room with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles yaknowlike, 5 days ago | Read review
“Water view is significantly more expensive but worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles TomL634, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Try to get a room with a sea view but since you can walk right out if the hotel to the promenade it is not really a must!”
 of 5 bubbles pantryp, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“If you like it quieter, ask for a room far away from the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 849caroln, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Request a room overlooking the bay”
 of 5 bubbles marymckinney2014, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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