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Skeffington Arms Hotel

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Imagine a stay in the heart of the city in a luxury hotel, with everything on your doorstep for that perfect stay in Galway, city of the tribes. The Skeffington Arms Hotel is ideally located in an enviable position, overlooking the newly refurbished Eyre Square, within distance of rail & bus terminals & just a short stroll from an array of shops, restaurants, bars and theaters. With just 24 bedrooms, a strong emphasis is on personal service and attention to detail, so whether its business or pleasure our friendly and helpful staff will make your visit an enjoyable one.
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Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
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Full view
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Grade: 100 out of 100
295Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
142Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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I have been here a few times on nights out and always a fun atmosphere but popped in this weekend for food and definitely don't recommend. Sitting there about 20 minutes before ordering and place was not full. Eventually after another half an hour of waiting I got my scrambled eg
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Response from Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Sera-Bear, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen and apologies that your time with us was so disappointing. When you have a moment could you contact me on ashling@theskeff.ie as I would like to discuss your feedback further with you. Thank you for bringing these issues to our attention and I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back to The Skeff in the future. Kind regards, Ashling Dudley Group Operations Manager
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Stayed here recently and was very impressed by quality of rooms and service we received.great staff and rooms very comfortable.plenty of space to enjoy drink or eat meal.centrel location to all galway has to offer .
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Response from Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear willowCavan_ireland, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor about your recent stay in The Skeffington Arms Hotel. I was delighted to read that you had an extremely enjoyable stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back for another stay in the very near future. Warm wishes, Ashling Dudley Group Operations Manager
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This city and this hotel were the BEST part of our trip. The Skeff is filled with so much charm and character. Our room was large and spacious and included a tea kettle, assorted teas and cookies...and chocolates each night. Breakfast each morning was such a treat. Fresh and
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Response from Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear BlueCoyoteFarms, Thank for so much for taking the time to post such a lovely review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent stay in The Skeffington Arms Hotel. I was absolutely delighted to read that your stay with us was most enjoyable and that you got to experience all that lovely Galway has to offer. I will make sure to pass your very kind comments on to the whole team and we hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you both back to The Skeffington Arms Hotel for another visit in the near future. Warm wishes, Ashling Dudley (and the whole Skeff team!) Group Operations Manager
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We were looking for dinner on a Sunday evening and found the Skeff, across the street from the Christmas Market in Eyre Square. Large building. Didn't know it was also a hotel. Lot of seating. Found a table right next to one of the large bay windows on the street. Wonderful view.
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Response from Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear jackiepaddy, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeffington Arms Hotel. I was delighted to read that your time with us was most enjoyable. We are blessed with our central location in the heart of Eyre Square which currently has the lovely Christmas markets on in it. We look forward to welcoming you back for many more visits in the near future. Warm wishes, Ashling Dudley Group Operations Manager
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Just back from a 3 day stay at the skeff . What a wonderful experience from start to finish. Had a huge big room overlooking Eyre square. The Christmas market was on and was spectacular. The staff in the hotel were all such friendly and helpful folk. I want to say a special thank
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Response from Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear funtimegirl11, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent stay in The Skeffington Arms Hotel. I was delighted to read that your time with us was most enjoyable and I will make sure to pass your kind comments on to the whole team and especially to Marie & Mathew. We are blessed with our central location in the heart of Eyre Square and am delighted to read that your room overlooked the wonderful Christmas markets. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Skeffington Arms Hotel in the future. Warm wishes, Ashling Dudley Group Operations Manager
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big barn
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They even put a great deal of thought into the brochures.
Bathroom wall
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We will be traveling by motorbike.Is there anywhere to park outside?
Hi Sweatpea073, We have no on-site parking and the street outside is pedestrianised. We do operate a reduced rate with a carpark around the corner from us. Kind regards, Ashling
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We will be traveling by motorbike.Is there anywhere to park outside?
Yes plenty of amble parking outside
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Does anyone know if they have a menu other than the bar menu? The website only shows the bar menu and a breakfast menu, but judging by reviews of the food stating the have vegetarian options and such, I'm assuming maybe they have another menu? Thanks.
Fajitas are the one veggie option for anyone wondering (parmesan isn't vegetarian).
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The bar manager couldn’t have been more rude.he made 0 effort to accommodate us even though we had booked an area the day before.they lied about booking.telling you us that 20 people who book finger food don’t get a table saved.”you just have to eat it wherever”. Where would you expect a group of 20 plus to eat???
Hello, is there parking anywhere near the hotel? What is the typical parking fee? Thanks
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"Very good value!"
"Ask for a quiet room to avoid potential late night noise from the Skeff Bar or street."
"Second floor rooms may be quieter"
"Rooms over the first floor bar area can be loud during the bar hours. You can get rooms away from the bar that are quiet, if you prefer."
"Higher levels would probably make it easier to sleep, if you are a heavy sleeper or plan to pass out."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 69 - US$ 181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
IrelandWestern IrelandProvince of ConnachtGalway
NUMBER OF ROOMS
24
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