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Galway Bay Hotel

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County Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Stayed there recently and had a lovely time. Dinner and breakfast was very good with a great selection. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Bedrooms were spacious and very clean. Had dinner in a lovely Italian restaurant nearby. This hotel is on the promenade in Salthill and only a 15 minute walk into the city center. Golf course nearby and...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ‘Mgt1007’, It was our pleasure to welcome you to the Galway Bay Hotel recently and thank you for your really nice feedback. All on the team are delighted to read that you had such a nice time and we are delighted that you really enjoyed the quality at both dinner and breakfast along with the spacious and very clean...

Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I can't say enough about assistant manager Paul O'Connor. His willingness to help with anything from breakfast , help setting up accommodations in our next town, to actually programing our garmin so we could have safe travels was outstanding. Wonderful rooms good food helpful friendly staff await you at this destination. Thanks Paul and you're staff. People have a look...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joe, Many thanks for this superb feedback. I am most pleased to read that you had such a pleasant time whilst staying here in the Galway Bay Hotel. Your positive feedback regarding the wonderful guest bedrooms, great food and helpful, friendly staff is excellent to read. All on the team pass on their gratitude to you, especially Paul whom...

N. Ireland
Reviewed 24 October 2015

My wife and i stayed for the weekend,the hotel is in salthill about a mile or so out of galway city center.The room are very clean and tidy.When we went to our room there was a little note from the manager to welcome us back,we hadnt been for a few years which was a nice touch.The meal in the restaurant...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ‘ballymaguigan’, Thank you most sincerely for your very kind compliments following on from your recent visit to the Galway Bay Hotel. It was our pleasure to welcome you. We are truly thrilled to see that you have experienced the true Galway Bay Hotel experience and that we have lived up to our reputation for excellence. Rest assured that we...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 23 October 2015

For this being rated so high, I expected more. The walls are paper thin, I could hear the tv in the room next door the whole time! Outside it was 70 degrees but the heat was on and the room was hot, there is no a/c, i was told to open the windows but then we could smell the cigarette...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jenny, Thank you for your feedback and thank you also for choosing yo stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently. All feedback both positive and constructive is very important to all on the team as it aids us when it comes to improving in all areas of the hotel at all times. I do have a wonderful team...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We stayed there for a night for a 80th birthday that was held there, all of our family events are held there from christening to weddings. The staff really went out of their way to make our stay welcome, and a special thank you to John Fraser who made a big fuss over us, There is so much to do...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kelly-Anne M, Thank you very much for your feedback. Thank you also for choosing the G alway Bay Hotel to host all of your family occasions; this is the ultimate compliment to all on the team and we greatly appreciate it. John Fraser passes on his gratitude and regards to you and we all look forward to hopefully seeing...

Reviewed 22 October 2015

We recently got married at Galway bay hotel and our weekend could not have been better. Myself and my family arrived on Friday afternoon until Monday. From the moment we arrived our stay was perfect. I was met by Orla who looked after us all weekend on our wedding day she ensured that everything went perfect for us down to...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr and Mrs Casey, Thank you so much for this wonderful review and for highlighting the G alway Bay Hotel as perfect wedding venue. We were so honoured to have served you along with all of your family and friends on your very special day. Over the years our team has worked extremely hard to ensure that we provide...

Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Lovely location overlooking the Atlantic Coast. Friendly staff. Food in bar is pricey but nice and generous portions! Room was lovely and spacious. Breakfast was plentiful and staff were lovely and helpful. Husband used the gym facilities and was happy with them. Lovely overnight stay overall.

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bernie K, Many thanks for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently and thank you also for sharing your feedback. Your positive feedback regarding our lovely location, friendly and helpful staff, lovely spacious guest bedroom and very nice food is all welcome and very encouraging. We really enjoy welcoming guests to the Galway Bay Hotel and...

Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

I spent one week at Galway Bay Hotel and it was very pleasant.The staff was extremely helpful and nice, for the most part, with two stand out individuals but I unfortunately didn't get either of their names. One was a girl that worked in the Harvest Cafe at the cash register, she was always so helpful and so nice making...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Angela, Thank you for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently and thank you also for your very constrictive feedback. All on the team are very pleased to see that you had a very pleasant time and thank you for recommending us to all. Thank you for your feedback regarding the eggs at breakfast, we consistently...

Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 days and really enjoyed it very relaxed atmosphere in the bar and restaurant food was very nice dinner and breakfast staff are all lovely we had a lovely spacious bedroom overlooking the bay was lovely can't wait to visit again soon.

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ‘leeann12’, We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the Galway Bay Hotel so thoroughly and your positive feedback is most encouraging for all on the team. It is most pleasing to read that you were very impressed with the atmosphere throughout the hotel, the quality of the food for breakfast and dinner and along with the quality fo...

Mayo
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We had our wedding in June in the Galway bay in June 2015. From the moment we first looked into the hotel the staff were so nice and helpful to us. Everything leading up to the day was so professional and nothing was an issue, especially in the days leading up to the wedding when we were stressed with other...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ann Marie and Adrian, Thanks so much for your wonderful review and needless to say we were honoured to welcome and serve your good selves, family and friends to the Galway Bay Hotel to celebrate your very special day last June. Congratulations to you both once again from myself and all on the team and we were very proud...

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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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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • 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: €120 - €223 (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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