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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This place was dreadful worst place I ever stayed. One roll toilet paper for 2 nights No lamp working in toilet or in bedroom Springs up through the mattress Carpet filthy tap leaking in bathroom Breakfast horrible Daniel really nice man very helpful and Jj was very helpful but supervisor very rude. Very good location .

Thank Eileen O
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is as basic a B&B as you can find. The room was very tired, bathroom tiny. They spent money on the outside, but inside its in need of a makeover. The place has no personality, and the owners have delegated their hosting responsibilities to two foreign students who can't cook or interact. This is not an Irish B&B experience....

Thank thedarkone
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2016

First the location is great, in Salthill overlooking the bay - if you get a front room the views are great. It is a ten minute walk into Galway where there are a host of restaurants and bars. Also, its ten minutes in the other direction to Salthill where there are also lots of good bars and restaurants. The rooms...

1Thank Richard D
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Clean and well organized, this b&b gave us all we needed to enjoy the city: a nice bedroom with cleaned linen, good tea to brew when needed, a working and cleaned bathroom. Even the location, Salthill, was very good!

1Thank rubina_du
Dubai, U.A.E.
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I dislike giving bad reviews but as a service to others, I feel obliged to inform people about this place. I asked for ground floor & I got an attic hovel. The carpet was freed & there was no bin in the room. The floors were slippery & dangerous. The shower was situated in a closet & you had to...

Thank silverfox711
Northern Ireland
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The White House is in a great location, close to Galway city and right on the Salthill Prom so you can take lovely walks or head into Salthill itself. Staff are warm and welcoming. The premises itself are in need of renovation. Hallway is clean and nice but the rooms could do with an upgrade - fairly grubby if I'm...

1Thank maeveobrien
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms but very outdated. Curtains didn't close properly. Towels were well past their "sell by date" . Ensuite was very poor.....A "wet room" with a shower curtain which meant that the whole bathrooms floor was soaked immediately that the shower was turned on.....very dangerous when you are travelling with 2 kids. The shower head was broken and sprayed water...

1Thank Zita K
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night with our little bub. Great location in salt hill, walking distance to Galway city centre. Views are breathtaking from the bedroom window. The rooms are a little outdated but clean and cosy for the price. We had the full Irish breakfast for 7.50 euro which was perfect could not fault it...

1Thank Aleksandra P
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Comfortable clean rooms and friendly staff. Excellent location between Salthill and Galway. Good parking. Good breakfast included. Away from the hustle and bustle of Galway City but near enoough to avail of all facilities when needed. Good base for walks on prom in Salthill and for further exploration of Connemara.

Thank Ernest C
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 May 2016

The location is just 10 minute walk from the city centre and only a 2 minute walk from a lovely sandy beach. The bed was comfy. The breakfast was not very good. There was no hot water for a shower in the morning. Take your shower before breakfast if staying here. It appears that the hot water tank is not...

Thank Warriormonk

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Overlooking Galway Bay, offering luxurious accommodation close to all main amenities ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White House

Address: The White House The White House 2 Ocean Wave, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: ₹ 2,592 - ₹ 8,526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White House 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Room on front of house”
 of 5 bubbles GillG570, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“First floor makes it easier to unload your luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles monamacc, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Be sure and have a room on the second floor although it clearly wouldn't be easily accessible for anyone with a disability.”
 of 5 bubbles KenandCheryl2015, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Try get a room upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles Sober_Colm, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles willmott2202, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
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