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County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Stayed at the Galway Bay for the racing festival 2015 Patricia has a great team. Really warm staff, super food and delightful surroundings. We throughly enjoyed our stay. Our room was delightful with a wonderful view of Galway Bay. Enjoyed it so much have booked for 2016

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LilibethHorne, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Galway Bay Hotel. It was our pleasure to welcome you for the Galway Races 2015 and look forward to doing so again in 2016. We really do appreciate your very kind compliments about the hotel. I have passed on your comments to Patricia and she is...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2015

A lovely visit to this beautiful hotel in August of 2015. The most beautiful view from the main upstairs balcony and incredible restaurants. Incredible food and beautiful reception. The bar is expensive but this is to be expected. It is a shame that the main entrance is at the back of the hotel, but this cant be helped. A great...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ellemcg22, Thank you most sincerely for this very positive feedback and thank you also for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently. All on the team are delighted to see that you had a most enjoyable time. Your positive feedback is very encouraging, especially in relation to our location, the standard of food and our facilities....

Inverness, FL
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Nice hotel across the street from the promenade and Galway Bay in Salthill. We had a suite with three beds in a private room and one bed in the main room. From my window, I had a clear view of the bay to the north. Abundant breakfast, included in the cost of the room, was served each morning. We were...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tomjackfl Thank you for this wonderful review and thank you for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently. I am really pleased to see that you really enjoyed our location, right on the Wild Atlantic Way , on the Salthill promenade overlooking the famous Galway Bay and beautiful Clare hills. We appreciate all feedback here and...

New York
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

I recently attended a friends wedding here.. I have to say I fell in love with Galway! The hotel was great.. We had romantic walks up and down the prom, just looking out over Galway Bay watching the water was so relaxing! As for the wedding what can I say, definitely the wedding of the year, everything went so smoothly...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mellie15 Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We are delighted to know that you really enjoyed the wedding reception which you attended. We appreciate your kind compliments. Thankfully we receive feedback such as this daily. I have passed on your kind comments to Stephen and he is delighted to be mentioned on such a public...

Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Perfect hotel, staff friendly and helpful from arrival to departure definitely 4*+. Short walk takes you into bustling traditional town with Street after Street of hidden surprises. Pubs,restaurants and shops galore catering for all. Our room was very impressive with views of Galway bay. Weather was kind to us and hotel show trad on the prom ended another great day...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ‘Dah144’, Many thanks for your very kind review following on from you recent visit to the Galway Bay Hotel. I am delighted to read that you had a very memorable time with us. I am particularly pleased to read that the staff members were all friendly and that you really enjoyed the view from the hotel. Thank you again...

County Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Travelled with my family to the hotel and the service we received was second to none. All of the staff were so friendly but a special thanks to Aaron for looking after us so well. Would definitely recommend this hotel.

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fiona G, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of the Galway Bay Hotel. It was our pleasure to welcome you. We really do appreciate your very kind compliments about the hotel and Aaron in particular passes on his gratitude, he is delighted to be mentioned on such a public forum.. We all look forward to...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The Galway Bay Hotel was an excellent place to stay in. The rooms were clean as was the hotel as a whole. The staff were attentive and friendly. The restaurant was excellent as were the waiters/waitresses, in particular Niamh who was very helpful and always at our service. In addition the receptionists were also courteous and welcoming.The hotel is professionally...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karol D, Thank you most sincerely for this very positive feedback and thank you also for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently. All on the team are delighted to see that you had a most enjoyable time and Niamh in particular is so happy to be mentioned on such a public forum. Your positive feedback...

Reviewed 18 August 2015

Recently attended a party in the hotel and both the service and the food were outstanding! Stephen, the manager, was particularly helpful as well as Marie, Laura and Adon. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone and will definitely be returning in the future.

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Niamh, Many thanks for taking the time to write this review after attending your party here in the hotel. All on the team are delighted to read that you had a very memorable experience. Stephen, Marie, Laura and Adon in particular pass on their gratitude to you as you mention them in person. We look forward to welcoming you...

Drogheda, Ireland
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

After staying here recently, I could not find fault with any aspect of my stay. From the selection of food for breakfast-the kids had a field day, to the beautiful 3 course meal in the restaurant in the evening. The kids club that's available during the holiday time meant we could enjoy our meal in peace while the kids were...

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danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ‘Ann C’, Thank you most sincerely for taking the time to write of your recent experience here in the Galway Bay Hotel. We are delighted to read your wonderful feedback. It really does mean so much to all on the team. We really enjoy welcoming all guests, young and old, but it is always a special time when parents...

Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Family of 5, we are here for 3 days. Great meal and excellent service with our waitress Amanda. Also offers a great vegetarian menu rather than most hotel that only have one thing for vegetarians to eat! The pistachio ice cream is delicious Sarah

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Dear ‘Sanderson2’, Thank you for your wonderful feedback and indeed for visiting the Galway Bay Hotel. It is very pleasing to read that you found the meal to be great and the service excellent. I am also very pleased to see that you enjoyed our varied vegetarian menu which our Executive Chef updates on an ongoing basis. Amanda passes on...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galway Bay Hotel

Address: The Promenade, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: ₹ 7,621 - ₹ 14,005 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galway Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 153
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#2 Spa Hotel in Galway
#2 Business Hotel in Galway
#3 Family Hotel in Galway
#5 Luxury Hotel in Galway
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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