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Abacus Guest House

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Abacus 29 Dublin Road Glenina Heights Dublin Road, Galway Ireland
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#16 of 198 B&Bs / Inns in Galway
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Abacus Guest Accommodation is superbly located on the approach road from Dublin, Cork and Shannon. Traveling from the north or north west we are just off the main Sligo to Galway road (N17). Ideally situated for business or pleasure, we are five minutes from Galway city on a well serviced bus and taxi route. Abacus Guest House provides a warm welcome, as it is family operated. Abacus has a Guest Lounge with internet access.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Babysitting
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shoeshine
Wifi
Shared lounge / TV area
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Desk
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Safe
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Telephone
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Gem_W1 wrote a review Oct 2019
Surbiton, United Kingdom324 contributions73 helpful votes
A bit disappointed - the B&B was in a fairly convenient location (outside Galway, but only a minutes walk to a bus stop with routes into the city) and the host Louise was very welcoming. The room however was basic - small, tired decor, TV that had poor reception, kettle that took over 5 minutes to boil and no toiletries provided. The breakfast was cooked to order but was very average. We stayed in a couple of lovely B&Bs in Ireland and this one was a bit of a let down.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Response from Abacus-Management, Manager at Abacus Guest House
Responded 13 Jan 2020
Dear 'Gem_W1', Thank you for taking the time to place a review on Tripadvisor. I was dissapointed to read your review, especially when you didn't mention any grievances when I checked you and your partner in, served you Breakfast and checked you out. I am sorry you found the room basic, you stayed in one of our recently refurbished double rooms, so I am upset you considered this 'basic - small and tired in terms of decor'. Unfortunately, I cannot check every item in each room every day and had I been alerted to a poor reception with your TV, I would have been delighted to look at it and adjust it. I cannot alter the speed at which the kettle boils, it depends on the quantity of water in it. I would have happily provided you with an alternative kettle. We do provide a combination hair / body wash in the 'push' dispenser in the Shower. I am sorry you found our breakfast 'average', again, had you mentioned it, I would have been delighted to provide you with an alternative. I would appreciate if you had the time to contact me to provide me with some hints on how your stay could have been improved. I hope you will give me another chance by choosing to stay at Abacus in the future. Kind regards, Louise (Owners Daughter).
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Cepta C wrote a review Sep 2019
Galway, Ireland2 contributions
I live locally and regularly book this b and b when I have family visiting from Cork. They love it and find it very comfortable . I offered to book them into a hotel but they asked me to rebook here as they always have a lovely stay
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Lee W wrote a review Sep 2019
East Claridon, Ohio1 contribution
The owner and her daughter were so nice welcoming us to the guest house, and made sure we had all the information we might need even for parts of our trip after we left their B&B. The breakfast was also excellent - the best Full Irish I had while in Ireland! The location is about a 30 minute walk to central Galway, with a bus line nearby.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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poojashah1125 wrote a review Aug 2019
Austin, Texas6 contributions8 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our time here. The room was very clean, spacious, and beautiful. Breakfast was lovely as well, with many options. Julia was very helpful and kind, answering any questions we may have. Only thing is that toiletries are NOT provided, so make sure you bring your own shampoo, conditioner, bath gel, etc. Other than that, the stay was great. Definitely recommend!
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Nico B wrote a review Jul 2019
Calgary, Canada7 contributions2 helpful votes
I’m so pleased my friends and I popped into this quaint B & B when we visited Galway. Julia was an exceptional host, and the rooms were lovely and clean. Breakfast was abundant and delicious and, once again, the service was exceptional. Highly recommended! Ooh, and there’s a lovely walk into the town centre that goes along the river near the railroad tracks. Gorgeous!
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$119 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IrelandWestern IrelandProvince of ConnachtCounty GalwayGalway
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Abacus Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Abacus Guest House?
Nearby attractions include The Huntsman Inn (1.1 km), JumpLanes (1.1 km), and Kilconnell Franciscan Friary (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Abacus Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Abacus Guest House?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Abacus Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Abacus Guest House?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Abacus Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rockin’ Joe’s Diner, The Huntsman Inn Restaurant, and Badger And Dodo.
Are there any historical sites close to Abacus Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Medieval City Walls (2.0 km), The Lynch Memorial (2.4 km), and Kilconnell Franciscan Friary (0.4 km).