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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Galway, County Galway, Western Ireland

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Manchester, New Hampshire
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Unit 18 should not be rented”
Reviewed 22 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Be careful which floor you are on - traffic on the street in front is constant - higher is quieter. The bathroom in unit 18 was filthy - mold on sink stopper, on tub grout and deep in the corners. The pain on the wall by the sink was peeling. You have to stand in the tub to turn on the shower so must be splashed with cold water until the hot water comes up. There was a loud squeal every time the water was run. The seal on the lower panes of the window in the living area was broken so the scum that formed between the panes could not be removed and obstructed the view of the bay while sitting in the living area. Only one night table in bedroom - used a chair from the kitchen table as the other night stand. No clothes rack to dry clothes. They make you pay upon check in.

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Liked least: The dirty bathroom
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
11 Nov 2015
Dear Anonymous4U24,

Although we are grateful for your review, we are really disappointed that your stay was not entirely to your satisfaction. This is not the feedback we normally receive from our guests.

All your comments have been taken on board and addressed with relevant personnel.
We would like to apologise for the fact that cleanliness of the apartment was not up to standard during your visit. We have a high standards on apartment cleanliness, but on this occasion we have let yourself and ourselves down.

You will be glad to hear that we have some renovation work scheduled for winter months, so we can assure you that you will see a major improvement if you come for a visit again n the future.

Thank you for your time.

Kind Regards
Management Team
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Chelsea M
Strabane, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
Reviewed 21 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

The apartment on arrival was not ready to go into as they had our booking down to check in at 8pm and after a 4 hour drive this was all we needed! But to our pleasure the gentleman at reception was more than willing to help us out and so apologetic, he pointed me my husband and daughter in the direction of DaRobertas Italian restaurant. When we had arrived back our room was ready and we were thrilled with it! Although the furniture is sparse it was everything we needed for our mini family holiday and with all that on the doorstep what did we really need inside?? Views, apartments and staff all 5*

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Management Response
11 Nov 2015
Dear cmadde5,

Thank you for finding time to share your experience at Galway Bay Sea View Apartments with us all.

We are glad to see that your overall experience was an enjoyable one. We would like to take this opportunity to once again apologise for the delay on the check in.

All your comment have been taken on board by our management team in a constructive manner.

Than you for choosing our apartments for your short family break and we are looking forward to be welcoming you back in the nearest future.

Kind Regards
Management Team
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traveling...
Ballston Lake, NY
Level 6 Contributor
88 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Excellent Apartment In Galway”
Reviewed 15 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We enjoyed our three night stay at the Galway Bay Sea View Apartments very much. The apartment offered a great deal of room compared with a hotel and we had beautiful views of the se and the distant mountains. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful, always answering questions with a smile. The apartment was immaculate and the location is outstanding with the seaside promenade across the street and restaurants and a market very close. We found a superb Italian restaurant DaRoberta's and dined there all three nights so we did not use the kitchen to eat in our apartment. We hopped on the bus right in front of the apartment to get to the historic part of Galway but we met people who had taken the promenade route and enjoyed the walk.

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Liked best: The space, the view and location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
11 Nov 2015
Dear travelingkellys,

Thank you for taking time to post this review.

We are delighted to see that you had a good time here at Galway bay Sea View Apartments.

We are surrounded by lovely restaurants and coffee shops and we are glad that you found one that has met your expectations.

Thank you once again for your kind comments and we are looking forward to see you again in the future.

Kind Regards
Management Team
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paul m
Ardee, Louth, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“NEEDS UPDATING”
Reviewed 4 September 2015 for a stay in July 2015

this apartment is very central for touring the galway area, the apartment covers all your self catering needs, when we arrived we got our keys from the lovely gent at reception, first impressions were that the apartment was a bit sparse and windows were not clean (hand prints all over window) and large stain on wall behind TV, that said, you are right on salt hill facing a fantastic view out over the bay, we did find the beds very hard and uncomfortable, the only thing the apartments need is updating and some more cosy furniture, there are restaurants and pubs are all beside you and you wont be stuck for choice, galway city is a short drive away or for the more energetic it is a pleasant stroll along the beach road into the city,

Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
11 Nov 2015
Dear zachjosh,

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for finding time to share your experience with the rest of tripadvisor users.

We are happy to see that you have enjoyed our location and the Sea views that we offer to our guests.
Your comments regarding the d�cor have been taken on board.
we are continuously reinvesting in our property and we are sure that you will se an improvement on your next visit.

Thank you once again for your time and we hope to see you again in the nearest future.

Kind Regards
Management Team
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chache47
Cherry Hill
Level 6 Contributor
140 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Enjoyed our stay in Salthill and the views from the apartment”
Reviewed 22 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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My family and I stayed five nights in a two bedroom apartment. The place was very clean and you couldn't ask for a better location for seeing the area. Also the views across the bay from the apartment are four goins. We walked into the city along the promenade to the Spanish Arch and we continued along the bay and took use a half hour is so. There is a quicker way into the city but not along the water which took about 20 minutes or so. There is bus service as well just out front. WIFI was good and the staff Juan and Malachi. We had some difficulty figuring out the washer/dryer unit and the hit water but honestly we should have asked Juan. We asked for a hair dryer and if the could make the one room twins for my sons and extra blankets and he was right on it. We had a very nice stay!

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Liked best: The view
Liked least: The washing machine
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
27 Aug 2015
Dear chache47,

Thank you for your informative and honest review.

We are delighted that our apartments and our team have reached your expectations. we work hard to ensure that our guests get the best experience while they are in Galway and it is always nice to hear that the hard work is paying off.

Thank you once again for your review and we are looking forward to see you again in the nearest future.

Kind Regards
Management Team
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