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The Herons Rest Boutique Bed & Breakfast

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“spanish arch”(48 reviews)
“scones”(42 reviews)
“top floor”(36 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really nice place in very central location. Lots of extra touches like binoculars in the room so you can look out to sea, homemade muffins in the kitchen in case you haven't eaten enough of the amazing breakfast and even a glass of port in...More

Thank Irene T
Reviewed 4 days ago

You can not go wrong with this B&B. Central, clean with exceptional food and service. One tip - book the parking offered by the B&B. Parking in Galway City can be a little fraught; worth the £10 per day.More

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Response from Sorcha_Molloy, Owner at The Herons Rest Boutique Bed & BreakfastResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We thoroughly enjoyed welcoming you here and are glad to hear you loved our gourmet breakfast and warm welcome. It was so lovely chatting to all of you and hopefully we will see you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Heron's Rest is the perfect place to stay in Galway! We absolutely loved our accommodation and felt home instantly. The rooms are very nicely decorated, clean, fully equipped and offered a one-of-a-kind view over Claddagh and the Galway bay. The window balcony was perfect...More

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Thank Nadine S
Response from Sorcha_Molloy, Owner at The Herons Rest Boutique Bed & BreakfastResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We thoroughly enjoyed welcoming you here with us and love to hear that you felt like family. It was so lovely chatting to you over breakfast, and to hear that you got to enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't imagine why there are more highly rated B & B 's in Galway ... any place which is better than The Heron's Rest must be extraordinary. We loved Heron's Rest in every way. We had the lovely top floor room (the Ed Sheeran...More

Thank helenandfrank
Response from Sorcha_Molloy, Guest Relations Manager at The Herons Rest Boutique Bed & BreakfastResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Helen and Frank for your great review, we are really glad that you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to meet you and your lovely friends! We are happy that you appreciated our rooms and the little touches that we love to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Heron's Rest is a little gem near the water in Galway- Stay there and you will not regret it. It is really wonderful and very convenient too. Close to everything and friendly staff - great food - restful sleep. I loved it.More

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Thank Tyler F
Response from Sorcha_Molloy, Owner at The Herons Rest Boutique Bed & BreakfastResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We thoroughly enjoyed welcoming you here Tyler and are glad to hear that you enjoyed our riverside location and gourmet breakfast. Safe travels and we hope to see you again. Carol & The Herons...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
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Price range
US$161 - US$384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$161 - US$384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (121)
Room & Suite (42)
Dining (29)
Pool & Beach (3)
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Shogo O
23 July 2018|
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Response from Sorcha_Molloy | Property representative |
Hi There, Yes we do have secure off street parking available for our guests at €10 per night. I hope that is helpful. Please send all queries to our email address as we do not monitor the messages on Tripadvisor very... More
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Khateeja J
22 December 2017|
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Response from Sorcha_Molloy | Property representative |
Hi Khateeja, I luke early spring or Easter we usually get great weather, its not crowded & nature is the most vivid green of the year. That said each season has its charm. hope that helps, Sorcha
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Khateeja J
27 October 2017|
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Response from Sorcha_Molloy | Property representative |
Yes, all rooms in the B&B are double ensuite. Our self-catering townhouse has an ensuite double room and two bedrooms with a shared bathroom.
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Room Tips
"If you're taking your car book the parking from the B&B when you book the room - it will take a lot..."
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"The Panorama room"
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"Stay in the top room - Great view."
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"There was nothing wrong with the room"
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