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Skeffington Arms Hotel

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“eyre square”(101 reviews)
“busy pub”(5 reviews)
“central location”(20 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The best hotel we stayed in Ireland. I would highly rate this venue. Centrally located, you could literally spend a week here exploring. When we return, we will stay at this hotel and venture out from there.More

Thank Mark T
Response from Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Mark T, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent stay in The Skeffington Arms Hotel. I was delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and I will make sure to pass your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was big, clean and had a nice, clean bathroom with hot water (which you often don't get in Ireland), the staff was enthusiastic and helpful. None of this was any use, however, as the premises were noisy until well past midnight. Apparently a...More

1  Thank Hilde L
Response from Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Hilde L, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent stay in The Skeffington Arms Hotel. Apologies that your stay with us was so disappointing and I will make sure to pass your feedback on to the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Place to eat and drink very good food and reasonable prices good location Eyre Square live music plenty of indoor and outdoor seating easy walking into town centre for more restaurants and bars good variety of drinks and cocktailsMore

Thank ljpworcs
Response from Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ljpworcs, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor about your recent visit to The Skeffington Arms Hotel. It was great to read that you got to enjoy all our busy bar has to offer from our food to our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Skeffington is an old hotel that located in the heart of downtown Galway. It is one of the few historical buildings to escape the great fire of 1972. The public rooms and bar have that old world charm but unfortunately this does not extend...More

1  Thank FunOnly
Response from Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear FunOnly, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent stay in The Skeffington Arms Hotel and apologies that you found our rooms to be basic and in need of renovation. Each room has been designed with comfort...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decent quality hotel, newly renovated, friendly staff, amazing breakfast. The only real downside is that it sits atop a very busy pub (with dancing, live music and then later on... disco type music), and it is quite loud. The hotel provides earplugs and is aware,...More

2  Thank ThaiMySchu
Response from Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear ThaiMySchu, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent stay in The Skeffington Arms Hotel and apologies that overall your stay was not a thoroughly enjoyable one. When you have a moment could you contact me on...More

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Amenities
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Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$111 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#12 Romantic Hotel in Galway
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$111 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Romantic Hotel in Galway
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (36)
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Catherine C
June 2, 2018|
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Fajitas are the one veggie option for anyone wondering (parmesan isn't vegetarian).
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"Rooms over the first floor bar area can be loud during the bar hours. You can get rooms away from the bar..."
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"Higher levels would probably make it easier to sleep, if you are a heavy sleeper or plan to pass out."
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"choose a room not on the street directly on the skeff bar if you like quiet"
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"The hologram can be scary, it's worth a visit"
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