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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent experience, the hotel amenities were very good as well the room accommodation where pleasant. The Quality of Breakfast was A Plus. We have the opportunity meeting the Manager at the Bar and the learn a lot from his knowledge on the Whiskey on the region.

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CAPISTRANO BEACH
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Situated directly across from the bay, the hotel captures every requirement for fun and relaxation. The views, the food and the responsive staff made this family vacation unforgettable. Clean and quiet rooms provided an excellent uninterrupted slumber. Their lounge provided ambience and beautiful views of the coast. Food and drinks were off the charts. The busy and exciting tourist areas...

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Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stay there for one night rooms very nice neat and clean staff was very frankly hotel food was yummy and best breakfast we really enjoy our holidays outside view was also very nice peaceful place I'm happy thanks bay

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County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyed every moment at this hotel. The room, the food and the staff exceeded all expectations. Will definitely return. This hotel is the ultimate in comfort and customer service. Treat yourselves, you won't be disappointed .

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful Hotel should be rated 5 star. Stayed for 3 nights. Everything about the hotel was so enjoyable-the ambience, the food was excellent,staff the friendliest & most helpful we have ever experienced,lots to do,plently of lovely places in the hotel to sit & read, have a coffee etc .Lovely conservatory overlooking Galway Bay. Great pool & treatments. Just a few...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We just stayed here for our honeymoon trip. I had requested an early check in as we were arriving at the hotel around 10am. Upon arrival our room was not ready, but we were put on a wait list for when it became available. We did have to wait around a few minutes, then the hotel manager came over to...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have just returned from a mini stay at the Galway Bay and can only say that the experience gets better with every visit. How Dan Murphy and his team consistently achieve such excellence is amazing. From Reception through Housekeeping and Dining Room was faultless. Really nice touch Complimentary Afternoon Tea for staying guests. Many thanks for a great stay...

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Alan H, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gerry, Thank you for the lovely review and wonderful feedback - I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed all elements of your stay. A good team who provide friendly and attentive service is vital to ensuring a perfect stay and Dan and myself are extremely lucky to have such a wonderful team who go above and beyond for our...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I first came across the Galway Bay hotel whilst browsing online for a romantic birthday getaway for myself and my other half this last week gone by. With glowing reviews, this sea-view room only accommodation priced at one hundred and twenty euros seemed very reasonable, so I decided to go ahead and book it. On arrival to the hotel, reception...

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Alan H, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kelseydooner, First of all i would like to thank you most sincerely for choosing to stay here with us in the Galway Bay Hotel, and also for your feedback. Needless to say it is extremely upsetting to hear your comments in relation to the bar and its food and I can say this is certainly not the normal feedback...

Cahir, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

found rooms and staff, very helpful, food very good, service excellent, highly recommended gardens were top notch I went in the summer time weather was extremely good for this time of season the Hudson was very family friendly

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Alan H, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Darrynn, Many thanks for your review and feedback - I'm am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Alan Hynes General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stayed for one night on St Patrick's day, overall the our stay was lovely. The kids enjoyed the kids club that evening and the swimming pool facilities. The family room wasn't very modern but it was large and clean. Although, I had a BIG issue with the check-in policy of 4pm. This is ridiculous for families with young...

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Dear gogo00, Thank you very much for staying with us here at the Galway Bay Hotel, and also for you feedback. St.Patricks day was unfortunately not a great day weather wise which I can fully understand made it very awkward to enjoy your day. I do apologise we were not able to get your room back quicker, we strive to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Voted as one of Europe's Top 20 Resorts by the prestigious travel magazine Conde Nast, the Galway Bay Hotel is situated in Salthill overlooking breath-taking views of the famous Galway Bay and Clare Hills. The hotel is only 5 minutes from Galway City and is within easy access to Connemara and the Wild Atlantic Way route. Facilities include fully equipped gymnasium, pool, steam room and sauna. The Lobster Pot Restaurant offers modern style cuisine with fresh fish and lobster from the tank. 'An Scadan Caoc' Bar has an informal dining experience with live music at the weekends. Complimentary broadband access in all guest bedrooms and conference suites is available also. The hotel provides an array of complimentary activities to all guests including; Wine Tasting, Ballroom Dancing, Beauty Demonstrations and more. During school holidays the Galway Bay Hotel offers family packages that include kids camp and family activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galway Bay Hotel

Address: The Promenade, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $164 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galway Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 153
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#2 Spa Hotel in Galway
#2 Business Hotel in Galway
#3 Family Hotel in Galway
#5 Luxury Hotel in Galway
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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“Of course an an oceanview is best, however the view of the Circle of Life Garden is sweet as well. We booked three rooms for three days. One upper floor facing the ocean, one facing the garden to the north and my room was over the reception area. ”
 of 5 bubbles SOTEROD, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Very nice neat and clean room very nice view outside aswell staff was frankly we enjoy our stay thanks”
 of 5 bubbles kami1248, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a water view!”
 of 5 bubbles SherrifromDestin, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the park with side sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles Z5149PMjohnl, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We recommend paying for a seaview...wow”
 of 5 bubbles anno3202017, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
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