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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently spent a few weeks traveling the UK. One of the highlights was time spent in Galway. My hotel choice, Skeffington Arms, worked out perfect for my needs. Location was perfect; yards away Eyre Square. The room was nice, value was excellent, staff was exceptional and the connected bar/restaurant was great. Specifically, I wanted to pay respect to my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is our second time at the Skeffington and we were as pleased this time as we were with the first. We were in room 206 both times and found it to be clean and well appointed. The front rooms can be a bit noisy at night if the bothers you, but we were fine with that. The view of... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on Erye square this hotel is a prime location, just at the edge of all the hustle of main streets and near bus and train stations. The hotel offers genuine Irish people and hospitality. The rooms are clean and comfortable, room 212 is very quiet. The food offered is wonderful. We enjoyed our stay.

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Renton, Washington
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Skeffington Arms is a great place to stay in Galway. Old world charm with modern conveniences gave us a great experience along with an amazing friendly staff. The Skeff bar/restaurant is a nice option at any hour and the location is unbeatable. Staff can help with tours and local visits; with train and bus so close it was perfect. We... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting Galway where my wife works at Galway University Hospital as a medical student and I booked a reservation for 2 people and checked in so I could see my wife as she works nights and had a bit of time and called to the hotel to see me. The hotel porter was highly insulting to me and... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at here many times and have never been disappointed. The staff are friendly, engaging and very helpful. They told us about the free city walking tour which was outstanding. Our room was very quiet even on a Friday night. Breakfast was fantastic and the chef even shared her recipe for the delicious scones. Location is an added... More 

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with... More 

Kildare
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for dinner for 2 adults 2 children. All the tables were wobbly (prob the floor causing it). Food was just ok. The waiters seemed to be rushing us. One course within seconds of another. We were never asked would we like dessert and the bill was dropped on our table without us asking for it. Was much better... More 

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Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Beauty Queen1 Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor regarding your visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen and apologies that on this occasion you experience with us was not a positive one. I would appreciate if you could contact me on ashlingdudley@gmail.com regarding this review as I would like to carry out an... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here November last year. From start to finish this was a most enjoyable experience. I only stayed one night and wished I could have stayed longer. The staff were incredibly helpful in all ways, especially when I asked for directions to the hospital, as I was in the city for an appointment. They even went so far as... More 

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with... More 

Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We really enjoyed staying at this hotel. You will have a restaurant, bar, music and outdoor sitting area all in one place. The hotel is conveniently located off the square which makes it easier for shopping and enjoying the park. Parking is not so great as we had to park and carry our bags to the hotel. Hotel staff was... More 

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with... More 

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

The only thing going for the hotel is central location. We stayed one night during race week. My partner believed that the disgusting 250 price tag was the going rate that week. It was not. There was cheaper, cleaner, higher quality hotels in the vicinity. We realised our mistake 10 hours the wrong side of the free cancellation deadline. We... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine a stay in the heart of the city in a luxury hotel, with everything on your doorstep for that perfect stay in Galway, city of the tribes. The Skeffington Arms Hotel is ideally located in an enviable position, overlooking the newly refurbished Eyre Square, within distance of rail & bus terminals & just a short stroll from an array of shops, restaurants, bars and theaters. With just 24 bedrooms, a strong emphasis is on personal service and attention to detail, so whether its business or pleasure our friendly and helpful staff will make your visit an enjoyable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skeffington Arms Hotel

Address: Skeffington Arms Hotel 28 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $72 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Skeffington Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Skeffington Arms Galway
Hotel Skeffington Arms
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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