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Galway Bay Hotel

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The Promenade, Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is on the main road that runs along the water; we had a beautiful view right outside our window! Walking along the water was easy, because of the nice path. The town is just a few minutes walk, and has plenty to offer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place to stay - pretty area. Across from the bay - a memorial garden for organ donors next to it. Thought this was beautifully unusual - bus stop to town right in front for 2.10 euros. Easy! Carnival next door - aquarium within walking distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean well presented and located hotel. Close to beach, fun park, shops, pubs in Salthill and swimming pool. Good sized rooms, good eating and drinking options, kids club ran twice a day. In short good all round.

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Thank Martin M
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife Bridget and I had our wedding here in June 2016. I cannot speak highly enough of both the hotel itself and the staff here. Our wedding manager, Stephen, bent over backwards for us, both in the planning stages and on the weekend itself. The staff in general were very friendly and helpful. The food for the wedding meal... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely stay with our elderly disabled patents. The rooms were lovely size and had plenty of room for power chair. Beds were very comfy. The only down side was the food. While the breakfast was good, the dinner choice in both restaurant and bar was very poor. The service in the bar was really slow...... Over 1.5... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I didn't stay in the hotel I had lunch there on the hotest day of the year so far. I have to say the hotel is to be congratulated on the staff who were bright and welcoming and nothing seemed to be too much trouble. We had lunch in the Harvest Café and all the staff were fantastic but Emma... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for two nights, absolutely fell in love with this place. I highly recommend staying here, in a sea view room. Staff are friendly and accommodating, very well presented & professional! Especially the staff in the bar. We got bar food one of the nights and it was delicious, really good quality! Fast and friendly service. On the last... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm not really sure what to make of this hotel. We checked in a little early and had to wait for our room, and I was hoping the front desk staff would walk us through the amenities, or suggest a place to go for an hour with our kids - but they just weren't really very helpful (never knew there... More 

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Thank Megaru
Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although we havent stayed at the hotel we just booked dinner at the inside restaurant for my friend birthday i must say i only live down the road but it was my first time in there and i must say not the last food was great i truly enjoyed it so did my friend i had a lovely salmon and... More 

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Thank Jana A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel, great rooms excellent staff. Enjoyed a short break at this hotel. Very good location right on the promenade. The food in the restaurant is excellent allow pleanty of time for dinner. Excellent show 'Trad on the Prom' in the hotel three nights in the week well worth a visit.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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: $131 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galway Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 153
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#2 Business Hotel in Galway
#2 Spa Hotel in Galway
#3 Luxury Hotel in Galway
#3 Family Hotel in Galway
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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