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The Arches Hotel, Claregalway

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  • Excellent45%
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Free Wifi
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on Saturday night. Room at the front so lots of road noise in addition to the sound of music from the hotel bar. A double room with two single beds joined together so was terribly uncomfortable where the beds met. Toilet would barely...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

On at least 3 different occasions over the last 6 months I have used the facility of this "hotel" . You might ask why I would return if I had a bad experience. The reason is that this premises is convenient as you leave the...More

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Response from Brendan D, Operations Manager at The Arches Hotel, ClaregalwayResponded 24 April 2016

Hi Deseve, Thanks for taking the time to post some feedback. I'd really appreciate if you could contact me directly at info@thearcheshotel.ie so that I can get some more details about the issues you have raised. You can mark the email for my attention Best...More

Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Great size family room two adults two children and full beds for all. Breakfast included and full Irish lots of choice. Evening meal not so good. Only ate the once at night so may only be a once off and unlucky. Staff were great, friendly...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Called in for some dinner with my mother on the way home from a hospital app, very bad service , the hotel was being done up which was fine it didn't disrupt us but my problem was we had to look for staff to get...More

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Response from Brendan D, Operations Manager at The Arches Hotel, ClaregalwayResponded 24 April 2016

Thanks for taking the time to post some feedback. I'd really appreciate if you could contact me directly at info@thearcheshotel.ie so that I can discuss the issues you have raised further with you. You can mark the email for my attention Best Regards Brendan

Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

This is a cracking little hotel. We stayed as a couple for two nights. There is plenty of parking for when we arrived. Check in was easy and simple, with friendly and helpful staff. The rooms are spacious enough and they have everything you would...More

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Julie C
10 January 2018|
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Response from Brendan D | Property representative |
Hi Julie, Yes the Arches is on a main bus route to Galway city. The route is served by both Bus Eireann and local private company Burkes Bus. Check out the "getthere" website for an idea of the bus times The bus drops off... More
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Jacquietolan64
25 April 2015|
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Response from SheilaD215 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe they will but I still think it's a handy place for a quick stop. Don't know about larger groups though?
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"top floor back of building"
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"Had a room at the front of hotel near the road and no problem with noise at all."
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"Didn't stay in the hotel"
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"Even though we were on the 2nd floor, we could still hear music from the bar in the night time - just..."
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