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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend staying here, staff are amazing and rooms are excellent value for money, Im really looking forward to staying here again. From the second we checked in our experience here was perfect.

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a couple of days at a conference in Galway city at the end of October. I choose the Skeffington Arms as my base. I enjoyed the hotel very much, especially for its local helpful staff. It was refreshing to have servers who were familiar with their town and could advise genuinely on the right places to eat, have...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located across from the park and near so many stores and restaurants and bars, this was the perfect place to stay. Staff were friendly and helpful. There was a bar but we left the hotel for that kind of malarkey. Rooms were small but reasonably clean. Shower grout and curtains were kind nasty but for the price the place was...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with...

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped into the Skeffington for lunch whilst on a 2 week Grand Tour of Ireland & I can definately say that it is one of our most memorable places on our trip.The interior of the building was incredible & was a joy to explore. Even the loo's were impressive The staff were so friendly & pleased to tell us about...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with...

Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Hotel is in the perfect location. The breakfast was great as were the people who worked there. The problem is some rooms back up to the Night Club in the back - so the heavy sound of the base can keep you up....but all in all. Nice place. the pub was excellent also.

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with...

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This old, historical hotel is located right in the center of the Eyre Square, Galway. When I got off the bus station, I could even drag my luggages, and walked there in 5 minutes! The hotel was connected to a very unique, ancient, 18 century restaurant and bars. There were 6 bars in different levels, so you could bar hopping...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I really love this hotel, this was my second time staying here and the location in Eyre square makes it a great base for exploring Galway city. The rooms were clean and super quiet, so we slept really well but the best asset that this hotel has is their staff, who are super friendlly and will go out of their...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We booked into Skeffington for one night while travelliing in Ireland and extended our stay an extra night because we enjoyed Galway and the Skeffington so much. The location on Eyre Square is perfect when visiting Galway as a tourist. You are right in the middle of the town with easy walking access to shops and restaurants etc in each...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with...

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the skeff for a few nights last week. We had a fantastic break. The staff couldn't have been more accommodating, would especially like to thank Lisa and Gearoid who really made us feel at home. Rooms are great. We had lovely views out over eyre square and even though we were on 2nd floor it was lovely...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Front Office Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful staff, rooms, atmosphere and location. Would struggle to find better in Galway. Despite central location and lovely views out onto eyre square the bed room was lovey and quiet. Skeff bar downstairs was very lively and only a short walk from dozens of other Galway. bars and restaurants.

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Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your kind words on all aspects of the Skeffington Arms hotel and we are delighted to read how well you where looked after by all of our team. We will pass on your very kind words and thank you for sharing your review. Looking forward to welcoming you back to stay with...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skeffington Arms Hotel

Address: Skeffington Arms Hotel 28 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: ₹ 3,991 - ₹ 11,756 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Skeffington Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Skeffington Arms Galway
Hotel Skeffington Arms
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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“Can't advise really- perhaps not to the front of the hotel at the weekend”
 of 5 bubbles AidanG819, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Just ask for a quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles indieannabish, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that does not face out to the street to avoid noise from the nightclub etc”
 of 5 bubbles helenreilly_1980, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the middle of the building have no view but are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles JeremyPaul99, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Reception will advise ... I think at the back (so no view of Eyre Square) and higher up. This wasn't an issue for us this time.”
 of 5 bubbles DO549, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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