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“Lovely quirky hotel”
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The House Hotel
Ranked #8 of 46 Hotels in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 26, 2008

Lovely hotel. Excellent location. Parking a little far away and not free, but discounted. Comfy rooms quite small. Lots of nice touches like chocs in the evening in the room, newspapers in the morning, bed turned down, slippers left out etc. Nice bowl of seafood chowder in the restaurant. Service excellent, staff very friendly. Small, quirky hotel.

  • Stayed: June 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 18, 2008

We just got back from a wonderful stay at the House Hotel. We were so impressed with the service, the cozy rooms and in general a very well run hotel. It has a very hip feel, but at the same time very warm and service oriented. We travel a great deal and we are very fussy travellers, so if we rate this hotel a 5 out of 5, then you can rest assure it is a great bet. If we every go back to Galway we would stay here again...

We found all of the staff to be just exceptional, which tells me that this is a very well run hotel. I understand that new ownership just took place 2 weeks ago, so hopefully they will maintain the high standard. The location is also perfect, so close to everything, but not in the middle of all of the noise.

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Reviewed June 9, 2008

although it is on the high side price wise on speaking to others in the town it was worth it compared to the corporate offerings in the town. this a great wee relaxed hotel with lovely rooms fixtures and fittings. the location is fantastic 15-20euro in a cab from the airport, 2 min walk from the station and 1 min from the main drag and sea. i would also recommend Cookes in the town for a bite to eat we went sunday lunch and heard the only other couple in there commenting how good it was. my dish of seafood platter not on the lunch menu was no trouble for the staff and the taste was awesome, as were the mrs' crab claws and mussels.

  • Stayed: June 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 3, 2008

I recently stayed here for one night of the bank holiday weekend. The hotel reception is one of the prettiest I've ever seen, the room was just as nice and spotlessly clean. The staff were friendly and accommodating, the food was good and the restaurant had a lovely atmosphere. We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely come back here again. It's right in the city centre which is great and if you park in the nearby multi storey car park you get discounted parking.

  • Stayed: May 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 19, 2008

My mother, sister and I stayed at the House Hotel in Galway City this May and really enjoyed it. The House is stylish as well as comfortable and clean with some of the friendliest front desk staff I've ever met. The location, right below Quay St, is ideal for exploring Galway, convenient to Eyre Square and close to all the shops, pubs, restaurants and tour operators. We all agreed that we would stay again!

  • Stayed: May 2008, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 12, 2008

Good: Town centre location. Modern. Arty foyer.

No so good: Reception were a little standoffish. Rooms a little bit small.


All n allgreat spot to stay if looking for a night away in Galway.

Stayed: April 2008
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Reviewed May 3, 2008

Overall this experience was average but not what I expected especially for the price. The rooms were very small. There was an ironing board outside of someones elses' room for 2 days. Our bathroom was moldy and stunk very badly. The people at the hotel desk did not know how to give us directions to the highway. The kids working there at breakfast were still there at 11 at night and the poor things looked exhausted!! I felt so badly for them!! It seemed more like a very fancy hostel to me.

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Additional Information about The House Hotel

Address: Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Galway
#10 Romantic Hotel in Galway
#18 Family Hotel in Galway
Price Range: $126 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The House Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the House Hotel, a luxurious boutique hotel located in the heart of Galway City. The House Hotel represents the ideal "Home away from home" with its cosy atmosphere, chic style, excellent facilities and personalised service. Features of the guestrooms include flat screen TV's with internet access, safe and crisp white linen that will guarantee you a comfortable night sleep. The Parlour Bar & Grill specialises in modern and international cuisine. ... more   less 
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