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Galway Bay Hotel

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Visited there last weekend with my 4 sisters and mam. Very impressed with hotel. The staff were excellent especially MAJELLA who was our waitress for our evening meal on saturday. I cannot compliment her enough she was superb. Would definitely recommend this hotel and hope will be back on the very near future. Mary horan.

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Was there for a wedding, and the whole thing was beautiful and incredibly well carried out. The wedding manager, Stephen finn, did an exceptional job and put the day over the top. I hope to be back soon, it was certainly worth the trip.

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I stayed a few weeks ago in the Galway Bay Hotel and had a wonderful time. The hotel was a lovely setting the food was very good and the staff especially manager Stephen Finn were very pleasant and helpful . I would stay here again and hope to soon.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We are enjoying our trip to Britain, Scotland and Ireland. Solomon was great in providing us fabulous service. He gave us he full attention. He is a great team member. Our trip has been fantastic and the highlightof the tour has been the Shrine at Knock. The Bascilia was simple yet beautiful. The parish church was beautiful.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderful hotel. Great location. The staff. Is very friendly. If u visit , Solomon is the man to see. He is very knowledgeable and helpful. Rooms are large and hotel is right on Galway bay with beautiful views .

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: £100 - £173 (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 Business Hotel in Galway
#2 Spa Hotel in Galway
#3 Family Hotel in Galway
#5 Luxury Hotel in Galway
#6 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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