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Forster Court Hotel

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 12 September 2015

This is a lovely hotel, in a great location - close enough to the nightlife to walk, but far enough away to avoid the noise. The rooms were roomy, clean & mine had a small balcony, which was lovely. The bathroom was perfect - large and roomy. The staff was very, very nice--especially when I lost my car keys the...

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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Great place . It's located right off eyre square and right beside train station . Rooms nice and modern and nice restaurant down stairs does a good steak ,Perfect for visiting galway city...... recommended

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Long Island, New York
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I booked this hotel for the end of July for 2 nights (2 rooms). I was called 2 weeks before my stay to pay for the 2 rooms for both nights (policy for race week is 7 days prior). I agreed to pay since we were going to be travelling in Ireland the week before. Then a 2 days before...

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Mayo
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Made a reservation at the end of June to stay in September. Was told by a friend that the hotel had flooding problems and therefore I should make contact. I contacted them earlier and was advised that the hotel would not be open in time for my booking. How long does it take to advise your guests? Hotel problems started...

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2Thank gutokath
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately this hotel has been flooded and won't be open in July. We turned up having been told nothing by our agents to find the hotel was shut. The owners of the hotel could not of been more helpful and rang around other Galway hotels to accommodate us. Hope it gets dry soon! D Moore

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Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 18 July 2015

This was a last minute booking and I was so glad we picked this hotel. We called to check availability at around 3pm and the helpful girl on reception booked us in with no hassle and we reserved a table in the restaurant for that evening, lucky we did as if we had of waited until we checked in it...

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FCH_Manager, General Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review. The team here at Forster Court Hotel are very glad you had a great stay and thank you for your kind words I hope we see you in the Forster Court Hotel in the very near future Kind Regards The Team At Forster Court Hotel

Lisburn, N. Ireland
Reviewed 10 July 2015

We had booked hotel in June for our 2 night stay 1-3 July. After a double train Journey from Belfast via Dublin, we were horrified to find that due to overnight flooding the hotel was closed. We were at a loss to know what to do but after a weary journey, and soaked to the skin we were approached, on...

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Nigel C, General Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review. You are indeed correct that we had a most unfortunate event here at the Forster Court Hotel. As always our first priority was our valued guests and we set about accommodating all inconvenienced guests including yourselves in suitable alternative accommodation. I hope that in the future you will consider us again for...

Florida
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The location was great and very close to the bus station and the bus to the Aran islands. The room was spacious and clean. The staff were very attentive. Breakfast was awesome and there was also a buffet. Also a family orientated hotel. This is a great place to stay and very reasonable.

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FCH_Manager, General Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent kind words. We are very glad you enjoyed all that the Forster Court Hotel has to offer including our excellent location at the Heart of Galway City I hope we see you in the Forster Court Hotel in the very near future Kind Regards The Team At Forster Court Hotel

County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Been to Forster Court a few times and always very happy with service. Food and rates excellent Staff very helpful and pleasant Ideal position in city adjacent to all pubs/ restaurants etc. Very central to buses and trains

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FCH_Manager, General Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review. The team here at Forster Court Hotel are very glad you had a great stay and thank you for your kind words I hope we see you in the Forster Court Hotel in the very near future Kind Regards The Team At Forster Court Hotel

Parksville, Canada
Reviewed 20 June 2015

When we drove up I was a bit concerned - the building was tall, skinny, grey but I was pleasantly surprise when we checked in. The room was lovely and comfortable. The staff were very good. Our rooms weren't ready but she managed to switch something around and we checked in immediately. The restaurant seemed like the outside but it...

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FCH_Manager, General Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review. It was very good of you to take the time to review our hotel. I hope we see you in the Forster Court Hotel in the very near future Kind Regards The Team At Forster Court Hotel

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated just off Eyre Square, the hotel offers you the freedom to explore Galway’s many attractions and festivals including the Galway Races, Galway Arts Festival and the Galway Oyster Festival.With 50 luxurious bedrooms and our newly refurbished "Elwoods Bar & Grill". The Forster Court Hotel is the perfect location whether business or pleasure. It has everything you want from a city centre hotel.With every need anticipated and no detail overlooked, Forster Court Hotel in Galway city centre offers style, luxury, relaxation and above all else professional and attentive service from our dedicated team. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forster Court Hotel

Address: Forster Court Hotel Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: €89 - €160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Forster Court Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Forster Court Galway
Hotel Forster Court
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#4 Family Hotel in Galway
#5 Business Hotel in Galway
#8 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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“Can't comment, due to hotel closure.”
 of 5 bubbles Lagantripper, 10 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on street were noisy in the early morning.”
 of 5 bubbles Happyretiree, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a high floor away from the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles ehelencheung, 9 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the inner courtyard are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles dundrinu, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the front of the hotel. I'm not sure if they're all the same but out room had almost floor to ceiling window.”
 of 5 bubbles 189lukec, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
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