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Forster Court Hotel

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Reviewed 17 February 2012

Stayed in the foster court hotel very recently , and as always the staff are just so lovely and helpful, I am heavily pregnant at the moment so it was lovely to be told there was no massive panic with checkout in the morning , also within minutes of us getting to our room we were called to see if...

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niall051, General Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cobydillon, On behalf of all the team at The Forster Court Hotel I would like to thank you for placing a review on Trip advisor. Thank you for all your kind comments, we are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay. Best of luck with your new arrival. We do hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back...

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Reviewed 17 February 2012

Galway is a fairly small town, and this hotel is located just north of the main square, and a short stroll from most of the tourist attractions, though away from the noise. It is also conveniently located near the bus station, from which most tour buses depart if you're going on any group excursions (I highly recommend the Cliffs of...

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niall051, General Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bob V, On behalf of all the team at The Forster Court Hotel I would like to thank you for placing a review on Trip advisor. Thank you for all your kind comments, we are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay. Delighted that you enjoyed Galway city and you had an enjoyable trip to experience the real beauty...

Reviewed 17 February 2012

We have just returned from 4 evenings in Galway staying at the Forster Court Hotel. The staff were all extremely helpful, particular thanks to Laura for recommending a day out for us when the weather was bad. The breakfasts were fantastic and we had 2 dinners included in our package which were equally as good. My partner and I had...

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niall051, General Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte87 Rose, On behalf of all the team at The Forster Court Hotel I would like to thank you for placing a review on Trip advisor. Thank you for all your kind comments, we are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed our friendly service and Laura assisted you with options of activities...

Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 14 February 2012

Having just returned to Ireland from 2 years away I was expecting the normal bland poor service that I have become accustomed to from Irish hotels. During the Celtic Tiger days I guess you didn't need to provide service. This hotel is average, clean rooms if a little small, but from the moment we arrived until we the time we...

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Dear Ossian G, On behalf of all the team at The Forster Court Hotel I would like to thank you for placing a review on Trip advisor. Thank you for all your kind comments, we are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay and you had an opportunity to enjoy Elwood’s Steak & seafood Restaurant and had an opportunity to...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 14 February 2012

We stayed for two nights in mid January. The hotel is very centrally located just a couple of minutes walk to Eyre Square. Both the train and bus stations are nearby or you have the option of a reduced fee for a car park behind the hotel. We were very impressed with the service, staff were very friendly and helpfull....

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Dear Dublin 203, On behalf of all the team at The Forster Court Hotel I would like to thank you for placing a review on Trip advisor. Thank you for all your kind comments, we are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay and you found the location suitable. If traveling down to Galway on your next visit by bus...

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Reviewed 13 February 2012

A few of us are staying there later in the year for a hens. Unfortunately all of the rooms are booked in the hotel for the night we need so 3 of the girls will stay in another hotel. Can anyone tell me the name of the nearest hotel for the girls to book so they're not too far away...

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Reviewed 12 February 2012

I am writing this review on behalf of my parents, Everything was top class from the moment they arrived. When they arrived Ferg unloaded the car for them and went to park car for them as it was complicated to find the car park, although parking is not free it is very reasonable given the location of the hotel. On...

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niall051, General Manager at Forster Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KW05, On behalf of all the team at The Forster Court Hotel I would like to thank you for placing a review on Trip advisor. Thank you for all your kind comments, I was delighted that your parents had an enjoyable stay. We have the patio door in rooms closed for health & safety reason but it is under...

Killimer, Kilrush, Co. Clare
Reviewed 11 February 2012

We have just returned home after a few days at the Forster Court Hotel where we found everything to be first class. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the whole experience was very pleasant. The gift of a loaf of Guiness Brown Bread on departure was greatly appreciated and made the visit all the more memorable. We will...

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Dear Declan and Joan, On behalf of all the team at The Forster Court Hotel I would like to thank you for placing a review on Trip advisor. Thank you for all your kind comments, I was delighted that you enjoyed your stay and you found all the team friendly. Delighted that you enjoyed our homemade Guinness brown bread. We...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 February 2012

clean hotel,great location and very friendly staff.

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Dear aidan s, On behalf of all the team at The Forster Court Hotel I would like to thank you for placing a review on Trip advisor. Thank you for all your kind comments, I was delighted that you enjoyed your stay and you found all the team friendly. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Forster Court...

Reviewed 10 February 2012

stayed here friday and saturday, the staff at the desk could not have been more helpful, the room was lovely and clean we had our dinner there the friday night and my only regret was not eating there the sat as well, overall when I go back to galway the forster court would be my no.1 choice of accommodation.

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Dear 78 junebug, On behalf of all the team at The Forster Court Hotel I would like to thank you for placing a review on Trip advisor. Thank you for all your kind comments, I was delighted that you enjoyed the Food at Elwood’s Steak & Seafood Restaurant and found the rooms comfortable and reception was able to assist you....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated just off Eyre Square, the hotel offers you the freedom to explore Galway’s many attractions and festivals including the Galway Races, Galway Arts Festival and the Galway Oyster Festival.With 50 luxurious bedrooms and our newly refurbished "Elwoods Bar & Grill". The Forster Court Hotel is the perfect location whether business or pleasure. It has everything you want from a city centre hotel.With every need anticipated and no detail overlooked, Forster Court Hotel in Galway city centre offers style, luxury, relaxation and above all else professional and attentive service from our dedicated team. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forster Court Hotel

Address: Forster Court Hotel Forster Street, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $136 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Forster Court Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Forster Court Galway
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#4 Family Hotel in Galway
#5 Business Hotel in Galway
#8 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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“Rooms on the inner courtyard are quieter”
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“Ask for a room at the front of the hotel. I'm not sure if they're all the same but out room had almost floor to ceiling window.”
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