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Galway Bay Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We recently took a holiday in Ireland and spent two lovely days in Galway. I found the Galway Bay hotel on trip advisor and was not disappointed in the reviews. The hotel and rooms were very clean, the staff accommodating, and the full Irish breakfast was delicious! We arrived late at the hotel so simply explored the salt your area...

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Valley View, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Galway Bay Hotel provided nothing more than elegance and class to a once in a life time vacation. Each and every staff member was polite and courteous, helping and giving guidance at every turn. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The food is edible but not remarkable. But the facility is clean, modern and very comfortable. Right on the Salthill Promenade facing Galway Bay. Very attentive staff. Extremely helpful. So glad we chose Galway Bay Hotel.

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Dan M, Managing Director at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chuck, Thank you for you review and feedback of us here at the Galway Bay Hotel I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed most elements of your stay with us. Hopefully we will see you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Dan Murphy Managing Director

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I popped in to the Hotel's Harvest Café today for a quick lunch. I opted for a plate of salad, of the three salads I selected, one was Caesars salad with chicken, however, this had pieces of cold rashers mixed in with the chicken,lettuce and cheese shavings, which I found off putting and I left these rasher pieces on the...

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Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel---great location/views, fabulous staff, immaculate, good sized rooms, generous breakfast buffet. However, I had to keep asking that the heat be turned on in my room (especially miserable on the four days I was ill)) & it was impossible to go to sleep b-4 midnight because of the music in the pub; even ear plugs were no help. Disappointing....

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Norfolk
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel three months before arrival and asked for a sea view room - the allocated room had a bay view if you craned your neck - the main view was of a tired, out of season childrens' amusement park and the wi-fi didnt work consistently. We expressed our disappointment, and were dealt with superbly by the duty...

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Dan M, Managing Director at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review and feedback of our hotel. I am saddened to hear you were not happy upon arrival to our hotel however I am glad we were able to accommodate happily in the end. Thank you once again for your review and hopefully we will see you gain soon. Kind Regards Dan Murphy Managing Director

Tralee, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On our first trip to Galway we stayed at the Galway Bay Hotel which is located on the north side of Galway Bay. Views are superb and a very pleasant surprise at daybreak or sunset. Breakfast overlooking the scenic Galway Bay is a fantastic way to start your day!

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Dan M, Managing Director at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to provide a review and lovely feedback of our hotel.It's great to hear that you enjoyed your time here. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind Regards Dan Murphy Managing Director

Middletown
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is located about 10 minutes from downtown Galway right on the bay to watch the sunset. Parking is free and spaces are plentiful. Check in was fast. Our room was large, even by USA standards, and the king size bed was comfortable. Bathroom was modern and all the toiletries were supplied. Blow drier is plugged in the drawer...

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Dan M, Managing Directors at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing this wonderful review. We always hope that our guests enjoy every minute of their stay and thankfully judging by your review, it would seem that we succeeded in our efforts! I will pass on your lovely comments to your team and we look forward to your next stay with us. Kind Regards, Dan Murphy...

Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night and found it to be excellent in all areas. Our room overlooked the bay which was really good as the weather was brilliant. The room was a good size and comfortable. We ate in the bar in the evening and had an excellent meal and a few drinks. Our waitress was excellent. There was...

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Dan M, Managing Director at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for providing a review and lovely feedback of our hotel - I'm thrilled to hear you have enjoyed elements of your stay. Providing friendly attentive service and offering good quality food are top priorities for us. Hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind Regards Dan Murphy Managing Director

Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here two nights while on a group tour. Everyone LOVED this hotel. Comfortable rooms, good food, tremendous location right on Galway Bay. We found the staff to be happy, positive, and helpful. Notable Items: I used the laundry services and was pleased with the outcome. The information book in the room listed prices for individual clothing items. According to...

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Dan M, Managing Director at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to provide such a wonderful review- I’m thrilled to hear that you enjoyed all the elements of your stay. A good team who provide friendly and attentive service is vital to ensuring a perfect stay and I am extremely lucky to have such a wonderful team who go above and beyond for...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Voted as one of Europe's Top 20 Resorts by the prestigious travel magazine Conde Nast, the Galway Bay Hotel is situated in Salthill overlooking breath-taking views of the famous Galway Bay and Clare Hills. The hotel is only 5 minutes from Galway City and is within easy access to Connemara and the Wild Atlantic Way route. Facilities include fully equipped gymnasium, pool, steam room and sauna. The Lobster Pot Restaurant offers modern style cuisine with fresh fish and lobster from the tank. 'An Scadan Caoc' Bar has an informal dining experience with live music at the weekends. Complimentary broadband access in all guest bedrooms and conference suites is available also. The hotel provides an array of complimentary activities to all guests including; Wine Tasting, Ballroom Dancing, Beauty Demonstrations and more. During school holidays the Galway Bay Hotel offers family packages that include kids camp and family activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galway Bay Hotel

Address: The Promenade, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: €119 - €221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galway Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 153
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Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Galway
#2 Spa Hotel in Galway
#3 Family Hotel in Galway
#5 Luxury Hotel in Galway
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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“I have not stayed here but its on the seafront”
_teachnaleachtai, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Make sure not to stay anywhere in which music will disturb your sleep & set expectation at outset about reasonable room temperature.”
Perpetua0707, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“the bay-frontage rooms have a magnificent view.”
NorfolkCommonMan, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Best views on on the Galway Bay side facing the courtyard or south.”
jjtr6, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“sea view's are more expensive ,but worth it, the south side is quiter”
colombom774, 18 May 2017 | Read review
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