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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Our stay at Abacus great. We travelled to Galway without taking care of accommodation, and we didn't know that so many places are closed for the season. Yes, Abacus is not centrally located but the price difference between with other options, even after adding the cost of taxis to and back from the city, was considerable. The staff were amazingly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

This guest house is an absolute gem. The family who run the GH are hospitable and helpful. It's located beside the college and a 20 min walk to the centre of the city. There's a comfortable guest lounge which means you're not confined to your room. Rooms are spacious and clean with tea/coffee facilities available. Our party had to leave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

we were so lucky to stay - the room was so comfortable - family room with en suite...breakfast was awesome...fast car ride into city centre .... we arrived very late and the staff were so accommodating...definitely recommend this B&B

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

My Mother came to Galway City to spend a few days and I booked her into Abacus Guesthouse. Her room was spacious, nicely decorated and had everything you could expect. The bed, according to my Mother, was extremely comfortable. The bathroom was large, clean and well laid out. Breege and Louise were both very pleasant, helpful, and accommodating. They not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

My sister and I spent 4 days here recently and could not have been more pleased. Breege and Louise were very welcoming and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. The room was very clean and comfortable and had everything we needed. Delicious full irish breakfasts to start our days, served with smiles and good conversation.Convenient location-... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

We had a great visit to Abacus Guesthouse. Breege and Louise were absolutely fantastic. Louise went out of her way to make us feel at home- whether it was setting up a dinner table for us when we ordered take out food, or watching our kids while we went pubbing in Galway. The rooms were spacious and clean; and tastefully... More 

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Swakopmund, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Abacus Guest House offered a splendid accomodation in a friendly atmosphere Quiet, spacy room and good breakfast. Parking on own ground. On walking distance from the city centre or if you wish: public transport nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Absolutely outstanding B&B experience at Abacus. We had a gorgeous and spacious room--tasteful, beautifully furnished, and sparkling clean. The ensuite was a treat with a roomy shower and lots of hot water (nothing like the cramped after-thought facilities you find in most B&Bs). The high-quality rooms alone are reason enough to book here...but you'll also find the most helpful, friendly,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Breege is a very nice host, very welcoming. The B&B is so clean, breakfast are cooked to order with fresh food. It is 5min drive or 20min walk from the City center an the host will have good advices to visit the city. I strongly recommend this B&B Seb

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The Abacus is a nice, relatively inexpensive BnB in Galway. We stayed for two nights in mid-2014 and had no complaints. Breege, the lady that runs the place, is very friendly and helpful. Our room was clean and breakfast was good (except for the coffee, which tasted like hot water). It is about a 30-minute walk to Galway City Center,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Abacus Guest Accommodation is superbly located on the approach road from Dublin, Cork and Shannon. Traveling from the north or north west we are just off the main Sligo to Galway road (N17). Ideally situated for business or pleasure, we are five minutes from Galway city on a well serviced bus and taxi route. Abacus Guest House provides a warm welcome, as it is family operated. Abacus has a Guest Lounge with internet access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abacus Guest House

Address: Abacus 29 Dublin Road Glenina Heights | Dublin Road, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $39 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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