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

Had a great dinnner cheese salad Devine beans pot lovely my partner loved the mussels and salmon. Great band playing great atmosphere will be back be earlier to get a seat Right in The heart of of Galways night

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friendly helpful staff at the reception desk. Good location. BUT, don't put a Do Not Disturb sign on your door; you will be disturbed at 2:30 am by drunks beating on your door wanting to know what's going on! Also, the furnishings and carpet are in bad condition. The lift was dicey too.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If your a teenager and don't want to sleep all night might be for you. But the music was LOUD and bad until 2am not my idea of fun. Great central location but next to no service from the staff and the free wifi didn't work. Compleatly overpriced.

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Slough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a very old hotel good for a short break clean comfortable rooms first impressions are not good but it gets better as it's right in the thick of the Galway seen so if that's your thing its for you. Me I like a bit more sophistication

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed for two nights as we checked in it reminded me of a really old hotel in Amsterdam and not in good shape the lift was showing its age and very slow the room we had was on the fourth floor and was clean and comfortable with tea and coffee making facilities when I went to turn on the... More 

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Thank Thomas K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You get the same amount of food as the main menu fish & chips, but the main menu costs twice as much. It was good fish, but I wish the waitress would have been clearer about that. I wish we would have just ordered the bar snacks fish & chips. It was good, but not worth more to order off... More 

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Thank Michelle K
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Spanish arch hotel. It is perfectly positioned on Quay street and you walk out the front door to streets with music, shops, food, and bars. The downstairs restaurant at the hotel had music both Sunday and Monday. Our room was comfortable, clean, and ideal. The only negative is the lack of wifi except for... More 

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Mullingar, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this hotel for its location and that is the only good thing about it!! Its like stepping back to the 70's and yes, I'm old enough to remember! We had a family room in the attic and 4 beds were squashed into a double room! Each bed had mis-matched mattresses with springs sticking out.. How this passes any standard... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Arriving for just one evening in Galway City at The Spanish Arch Hotel, I naively ran into trouble on multiple fronts and was calmly and genuinely helped by Julia at the front desk. From guidance on local restaurants, calls to rent a car and to my future hotel reservations, a quick tutorial on the public transportation or just someone to... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The Spanish Arch Hotel has seen a better day, it is unfortunate that the present owners just don't seem to care about the up keep of this old building and its rooms. The obvious choice for us to stay was the excellent location. If you want to browse the shops and enjoy the night life on Quay St. Parking is... More 

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The Spanish Arch Hotel
The Spanish Arch Hotel
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Pub
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Additional Information about The Spanish Arch Hotel

Address: Quay Street | Latin Quarter, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $59 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Spanish Arch Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
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Spanish Arch Galway
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#18 Family Hotel in Galway
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