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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stayed here for one night in December while on business and have to say that the room was great value for money- had everything I needed. On top of that the service was excellent- the staff were happy to hold my luggage for the day free of charge after I had checked out. Wifi a little choppy at times but...

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N. ireland
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Stayed here with my wife for 3 nights after Xmas. We have been to Galway numerous times, but this was our first time at The Western (I hope it will not be the last). The location is excellent, with the added bonus of their own on-site parking, which seems at first to be a bit small. However the Porters do...

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Burgos, Spain
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a two-bedroomed suite at the back of the hotel. It was more like an apartment, with a kitchen, living room, one bathroom and tv in every room. Plenty of space for a family. The location couldn't be better, only a 5-minute walk from Eyre Square. We had one meal in the restaurant and it was delicious and...

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Thank JJMiranda2
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We picked the hotel for the location and the price, and we were not disappointed. The hotel was just a few minutes walk from Eyre Square/Shop Street. And the hotel also offers a nice buffet style breakfast for a reasonable price. The rooms were a good size, not fancy or anything. Our bathroom was spacious and seemed recently renovated. The...

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stayed at the Western for the first few days of our honeymoon last April (2016). The staff was very accommodating and we were able to check in a few hours early which was wonderful after our flight into DUB and the drive to Galway. The hotel is perfectly located a few minutes walk from Eyre Square. Great for going...

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Thank Mitzy O
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Location is excellent only a two minute walk to eyre square underground parking so easy to get to (if approaching from eyre Sq pass hotel on left take next left after hotel and first left from that Street) if there's no spaces you can block a car in and give reception your keys and they will move it. Staff helpful...

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Chicago
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Western few time over the last two weeks. Super convenient location to the city center. Rooms are spacious and quiet. Staff is friendly and helpful. The breakfast is great and the selection is rich. Had dinner at the bar several times. Great food and nice crowd. They play live music on Thursday's.

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Thank Maxims45
Drogheda, Ireland
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

It's a basic hotel but you can't beat the location. Clean spacious rooms, good breakfast in the pub at the front of the hotel. But the thing that puts this hotel Iver is the location. 2-3 minute walk to Eyre Square. Free Car park at the rear of the hotel. Would stay again for the location alone

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1Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a great location! The staff was very friendly and more than willing to help with any questions. I would stay here again in a heartbeat. If you're taking a Galway Tour Company day tour they do come to this hotel for pickup.

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Thewestern1, Front Office Manager at The Western Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Laura, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We always try to encourage our staff to be as helpful and friendly as possible and we are happy to hear this is the case. We hope to see you again in the future. Kindest regards, Orla Hughes.

Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I had reserved two rooms in the main hotel but was upgraded to a gorgeous and modern two-bedroom, two bathroom apartment for the same price, with kitchen, washer/dryer, and full refrigerator. Great security, great view of the city from the balcony with 2 chairs! Breakfast buffet was very good and inexpensive. Overall, a great value. Staff was very good with...

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Thewestern1, Front Office Manager at The Western Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your glowing review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the upgrade to our Citypoint Apartments and that our breakfast layout was to your liking. We are glad to hear our staff was helpful with all your queries and that you received your camera equipment in good time. We were more than happy...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Western Hotel holds one of the most enviable locations out of all three star hotels in the West of Ireland, right in the heart of the vibrant Galway City Centre. Behind the Western's Georgian facade the hotel hosts charming en-suite bedrooms, a relaxing and intimate restaurant and a lively bar.For something extra special, The Western also provides 4 luxurious hotel apartments, just to the rear of the building. There is free on-site valet car park available for hotel guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Western Hotel

Address: The Western Hotel 33 Prospect Hill, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: €56 - €178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Western Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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#12 Family Hotel in Galway
#13 Business Hotel in Galway
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“Enquire pre booking.”
 of 5 bubbles micko972, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid room 202.”
 of 5 bubbles Cbbi, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The apartment we stayed in was very modern and spacious, with good security.”
 of 5 bubbles thokenbar, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor apartments offer more expansive views.”
  • Part of apartment living room and kitchen.
  • quaint pub view from apartment.
 of 5 bubbles burrdjd, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask about accessibility of rooms”
 of 5 bubbles sloy2003, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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