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Galway Bay Hotel

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Overview
The Promenade, Galway Ireland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews galway bay the lobster pot restaurant harvest cafe dan murphy top class sea view kids club wedding reception wedding venue leisure centre from start to finish restaurant staff would highly recommend this hotel great weekend staff were so friendly food was lovely fantastic hotel
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We have been staying at the Galway Bay Hotel for the past few years as we play in the Galway Masters Basketball Tournament. We have always had a fantastic stay at this hotel and the staff are very helpful and accommodating. There are two staff...More

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely night stay at Galway bay hotel, the staff where very friendly and helpful. We stayed in a sea view room and it was just superb, when we arrived to our room there was chocolate dipped strawberries which was a real treat....More

Thank melissa_12_xox
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best time in Galway!! The Galway Bay Hotel at Salthill was fabulous. Our room was super comfortable, clean, with great service. We were just across the street from the promenade and the beach. The kids loved it! We were within walking distance...More

Thank sindbadhill2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a trip visiting family on the West coast. Cannot fault this hotel. We had an ocean view room, and even this time of year it was a great view. Catherine on the front desk was very welcoming, as were all the restaurant...More

Thank ncpugh76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve spend 2 nights in the Hotel with my boyfriend, was a good and relaxing experience, the food, service and the staff was great! I want to thank in particular Anna, a lovely girl we met there, for her professionalism and kindness!

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Description
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 More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
Business
,
Spa
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Business
,
Spa
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
153
Price range
US$95 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Business
,
Spa
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
153
Price range
US$95 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
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Traveller (633)
Room & Suite (120)
Dining (36)
Pool & Beach (18)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (12)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Questions & Answers
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PaulF3971
8 November 2018|
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Response from JohnCoenGBH | Property representative |
Hi Paul, Thank you for your question. I personally and privately reach out to any guests who report a less than perfect experience and work with them to rectify an issues they experienced. I hope we will have the... More
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Tourist161903
7 October 2018|
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Response from colinsmith998 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but only with a regular taxi service into Galway which costs 12 Euros also a bus service every 20 mins for 2 Euros . You can however walk it in 25 mins.
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Mark E
4 October 2018|
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Response from odriscolld | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we didn’t use the children’s club as we didn’t have children with us. But if it’s anything as good as the rest of the services provided by this hotel , then I am sure you have nothing to worry about.
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Room Tips
"The garden-view rooms on the west end of the hotel are rather warm, even on a brisk October evening."
kbees29
2 weeks ago
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"Sea view amazing."
_ineo753
2 weeks ago
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"you can request sea view rooms if available."
396PaulR
21 Sep 2018
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"Rooms with Sea Views"
perkyAthlone_Ireland
13 Sep 2018
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