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Reviewed 10 September 2022

Having stayed in a few hotels without lifts or small but important conveniences, such as wifi and hot water, we were relieved to get to the House Hotel in Galway, which is very modern. A relatively short walk from the train station and well signposted, this hotel sets out to provide the atmosphere of staying in one’s home and the biggest compliment we can pay is that they succeeded. From the afternoon tea (book in advance) to the rapid dry-cleaning service (1 day, or even same day) to the 2 for price of 1 cocktails (mujitos very good) we had a relaxing enjoyable time. A great breakfast buffet with yogurt, fruit juices and pastries, as well as a full-Irish breakfast option, including black and white pudding and scrambled eggs. The service was quick and considerate, with every effort to accommodate timetables etc. Highly recommended.

Room tip: All rooms good
Date of stay: September 2022
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Thank Michael M
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Sonia Konkol, Owner at The House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2022

Dear Michael M,

On behalf of our entire team. we are delighted with your lovely compliments towards our hotel.

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience and your high recommendation.

We hope your next visit will be even more pleasant than the previous one!

Warm regards,

Sonia

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Reviewed 8 September 2022

The House Hotel is located on a quiet street a few steps from the Latin Quarter. We didn't find the House Hotel to be our favorite part of Galway but there are restaurant and trinket shops galore on the extended primary street.

Our room (suite 301) was large enough with bedroom window and a peek-a-boo Juliet balcony view of the commercial harbor. There was ample closet space (but oddly, no drawer storage). The modest bathroom works for one-at-a-time use.

The team was at all times helpful and willing to go out of their way for us. Don't miss a cocktail in the lounge. The bartender is creative and engaging. The breakfast options are extensive. We enjoyed talking with the wait staff about Galway and their personal backstories.

Room tip: Suite 301 is very quiet with a bedroom window and a living room Juliet balcony with a peek-a-boo view of the commercial harbor
Date of stay: August 2022
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Thank JoH296
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Sonia Konkol, Owner at The House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2022

Dear JoH296,

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review following your recent stay with us.

We highly appreciate your compliments towards both the location, the restaurant and especially our staff. I will be sure to share your kind words with our bartender.

We do hope to see you stay with us again soon.

Kind regards,

Sonia

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Reviewed 7 September 2022

I had high expectations from the website and photos but from the moment I arrived I realised that this was not what I thought it was going to be. Lack of parking made check-in with luggage less than ideal, no help with luggage. Check-in was friendly. Room keys handed to me in a manky card cover (reused - eco-friendly but in the age of COVID was not ideal). The bin in the elevator made me think of BORAT's first hotel experience. The room was not up to scratch - bathroom was tiny and it smelled a little nasty. Windows were wafer thin and attempted double glazing didn't insulate the street noise very well. Breakfast was disappointing and like something from a cheap motel. On the positive side, discounted parking nearby (get a card from reception), and close to the tourist attractions in the city centre. Disappointing for the price.

Date of stay: August 2022
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Thank ozmadmax
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Sonia Konkol, Owner at The House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2022

Dear ozmadmax,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your stay with us. I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction in important to us and we will be using your feedback to ensure a better experience for all our future guests.

If you would like to discuss your issues further, please contact me on operations@thehousehotel.ie.

Kind regards,

Sonia

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Reviewed 1 September 2022

Amazing hotel: Lovely and helpful staff, nice and clean rooms, nice breakfast (try the eggs benedict), perfect location. Hotels like this one are hard to find in Ireland.

Stay here, if you go to Galway!

Date of stay: August 2022
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Thank angiebea
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Sonia Konkol, Owner at The House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2022

Dear angiebea,

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad to hear that you were satisfied with all aspects of your stay with us.

We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the near future!

Kind regards,

Sonia

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Reviewed 30 August 2022 via mobile

We spent 3 nights at this perfectly situated hotel in the heart of Galway at the end of our Ireland trip. And while the accommodations are fine, the service and friendliness of the staff may have been one of the finest experiences we have ever had in years of traveling. Despite staffing shortages requiring many people to work double shifts, everyone was always smiling, friendly and going out of their way to help. They even made a last minute request for a birthday dinner for 10 happen when they were fully booked. Also, the food was excellent! I’m sorry I didn’t catch names, but can’t say enough good things about the front desk, bar and restaurant staff. If you get there soon, make sure to meet the 3 intern students from Italy as well…they will surely learn what good customer service looks like! Thank you again.

Room tip: The rooms are small, but clean. Very small shower.
Date of stay: August 2022
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Sonia Konkol, Owner at The House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2022

Dear Scott S,

On behalf of our entire team, we would love to thank your for your kind words regarding your entire hotel experience.

We are delighted that you recognized the hard work and the passion that our staff put into their work.

It was equally a pleasure to accommodate for your group, and we hope to welcome you back again,

Kind regards,

Sonia

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