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Westport, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Had the plesaure of an overnight stay in this wonderful hotel. The staff were friendly and most helpful. The suite, overlooking the promenade, with its lounge was so relaxing and comfortable. The evening meal was indeed an experience in dining, the steak was presented to perfection and the serevice was beyond reproach. After a lovely breakfast we went for a... More 

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3 Thank Angela G
danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Angela, Your feedback is most welcome. Thank you sincerely and thank you also for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently. I am vey pleased to read that you had a very pleasant time with us. Your positive feedback is very encouraging and also very similar to all of he other 250 plus pieces of guest... More 

Limerick, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

I recently stay at Galway bay hotel during March, I found it a lovely hotel,the room was lovely and clean, lovely view of salthill promenade was lovely, I was lucky the weather was scorching which was nice, had lovely breakfast brought up to the room, the food in the cafe was ok mediocre, I enjoyed my stay only aspect that... More 

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2 Thank 1977Anngoodbyeannie
danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ‘1977Anngoodbyeannie’, Thank you most sincerely for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently. I do appreciate you taking the time to share your views and I really do appreciate all constructive feedback both positive and negative. I am so happy to read that you really enjoyed the location of the hotel and the lovely bedrooms. I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Really relaxing hotel, even though it was full I never felt I couldn't find a quite spot to chill reading my book. Great view across the bay to Co Clare from the sun lounge and the bar was a real gem. Pool was nice size which myself and toddler had fun every morning in. Can't fault the staff , they... More 

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1 Thank alan h
danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alan, Thank you for your valued feedback and thank you also for choosing to stay here in he Galway Bay Hotel recently. All on the team are most pleased to read your feedback. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and we are delighted to see that you found the staff to be... More 

Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Nice hotel and helpful accommodating staff, we were running late for dinner in the restaurant Sat eve and they were very flexible in fitting us in. Meal was very nice and good value as it was part of the weekend package. Buffet breakfast was super, so much to choose from. Room was spacious and bed comfy. Wifi was really good... More 

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

Dear ‘LyndaHealy’, I am delighted to read that you had such a pleasant time whilst staying here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently. Your positive feedback is most welcome and all on the team pass on their gratitude to you. We are delighted to see that you were very happy with the helpful accommodating staff, the quality of the food... More 

Galway
1 review
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

We got married on the 2nd of May and held our reception in the Galway Bay hotel. To say the hotel and staff were beyond spectacular is an understatement. From once we booked it, Siobhan the wedding co-ordinator and her staff were excellent, they catered to our every thought swiftly and with ease, no request was too big or too... More 

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

Dear Laura and Mark, Congratulations on your recent wedding and on behalf of all on the Galway Bay team may I extend to you our very best wishes for the future. We were honoured and delighted to be the chosen venue for your very special day and it was our pleasure to welcome and serve your good selves and indeed... More 

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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

My husband and I stayed here last week.We were looking forward to staying as trip advisor reviews had very positive feed back.On the approach to the hotel it looks appealing and in an ideal location (across from promenade).Its the inside that let's it down.Im not sure of other rooms but our room was certainly not of high standard.Windows were filthy,bathroom... More 

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

Dear ‘irishkittenIreland’, Thank you most sincerely for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel last week and thank you also for your feedback. I do welcome all guest feedback, both positive and negative as it aids us when it comes to delivering and exceeding our normal very high standard throughout the hotel at all times. As you can... More 

1 review
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

We were invited to a communion lunch at The Galway Bay Hotel and really enjoyed our afternoon! We enjoyed the sunshine on the terrace overlooking Galway bay, and got some lovely photos with all the family. The menu was impressive and included lots of healthy options for the kids. During our delicious meal the children were entertained with tattoos, balloon... More 

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

Dear ‘Colcec’, I am delighted to read that you had such a pleasant afternoon here in the Galway Bay Hotel recently. I have shared your feedback with all on the team and all on the team are thrilled to read that you really enjoyed the quality of the food you received along with being impressed wit the menu offering. We... More 

Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Lovely welcome on arrival, good room and excellent food in the Lobster Pot Hotel Restaurant. Stunning views from the front of the hotel of Galway Bay and the hotel is very popular with American tours and we met many of them during our stay who said it was their first trip to Ireland and how very welcome the Galway Bay... More 

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

Dear ‘ValerieM_2011’, Your positive feedback is most encouraging, thank you sincerely and thank you also for choosing to stay here in the Galway Bay Hotel on your recent trip to Galway . Your positive feedback is most welcom e. I am most pleased to read that you really enjoyed the location of the hotel, the lovely bedroom and the excellent... More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We arrived to a warm welcome. Hotel has ample parking if you are travelling by car. A beautiful hotel, with a super view over the bay. Our room was spacious, bright and clean. Despite the size of the hotel and the volume of guests, it was really quiet. Service was first class. The hotel has plenty of facilities and places... More 

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1 Thank Jane M
danmurph, General Manager at Galway Bay Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jane, Thank you for your super feedback. The fact that you ‘did not want to come home’ is a great compliment to all on the team and all pass on their gratitude to you. I am most pleased to read that you really enjoyed the location of the hotel and of course the views of the bay. I am... More 

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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Last Saturday we organized Firs Communion for our daughter. Galway Bay Hotel was perfect place for the event. Delicious food, fantastic entertainment program for kids very friendly staff. We had a wonderful day.Thank you Kasia&Tomek

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

Dear Kasia, All on the team are delighted to read that you had such a wonderful day on your daughter’s very special occasion recently. Thank you for choosing the Galway Bay Hotel. I am very pleased to read that you found the quality of the food to be excellent and also all of the staff excellent. I am also delighted... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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: ₹ 5,659 - ₹ 14,728 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galway Bay Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 153
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Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Galway
#2 Business Hotel in Galway
#3 Family Hotel in Galway
#4 Luxury Hotel in Galway
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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“Try to get a room with a sea view but since you can walk right out if the hotel to the promenade it is not really a must!”
 of 5 bubbles pantryp, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you like it quieter, ask for a room far away from the pool.”
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“Request a room overlooking the bay”
 of 5 bubbles marymckinney2014, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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