We checked into the Harbour Hotel at the last minute because we were unhappy at our current hotel, but only for one night as we were afraid of a repeat experience. We were welcomed by Claire at reception who was very friendly and efficient. We were given one of the smaller rooms, with two skylights, but it was very clean, comfortable and smoke odour free. We were very pleased and went down to enquire about booking additional nights, unfortunately they were completely full, July is Galway is a happening time! Claire offered to keep any room that came available through a cancellation but also advised that we book a room with their sister hotel - Glenlo Abbey, about 10 minutes drive, just in case they did not have any cancellations. Good advice. We went on our day tour and when we arrived back there were not any rooms available. Claire had made several calls throughout the day to many of the other hotels in Galway, as did Dave(could be Daniel, I am not sure, sorry), when we arrived but everything was booked so we had to take a cab out to Glenlo Abbey Hotel, which is beautiful but that is another review. Thank you for the excellent service provided by the staff at the Harbour Hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Harbour Hotel Galway, is centrally located in the heart of Galway City - just a 3 minute walk to Eyre Square, Shop St. & Quay St. A family owned hotel, the focus is on customer service. Guests return to the Harbour Hotel, time and time again. Whilst the hotel is right in the heart of Galway City Centre, you will be able to enjoy a peaceful night's sleep as the hotel is located at the historical port in a primarily residential area, removed from the roar of the famous Galway nightlife in full flow. With a range of double, twin, triple, superior doubles and family rooms available, The Harbour Hotel Galway is the perfect choice for a leisure break or a business trip. All of the guest bedrooms feature complimentary high speed wireless internet access so you can work in comfort or keep in touch with loved ones at your leisure. A snapshot of our rooms: • Complimentary Wi-Fi (Wireless High Speed Internet) • Tea and coffee making facilities with Nespresso Machines in Superior Bedrooms • Pillow topped beds with fuffy duvets & crisp white linen • Writing Desk • Cable TV • Trouser Press • Hairdryer • Bathroom amenities Onsite parking is available to the rear of the hotel. Stay in touch with friends and family with Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel The Harbour Bar & Restaurant at the Harbour Hotel offers the very best of city centre dining in Galway. The perfect venue for a casual lunch or lingering romantic dinner. Head Chef Paddy Anslow's focus is on homemade, wholesome food using the very best of fresh, local produce. The ambiance is casual and you will feel instantly at ease on arrival. Recently renovated, with private booths and a warm, yet contemporary feel, the Harbour Bar & Restaurant is very popular with locals and residents alike. The Harbour Bar; Wind down at the Harbour Bar, the perfect place to chill out, catch up with friends and soak up the atmosphere. After a busy day, enjoy a glass of wine or a fun cocktail with friends. Watch up to the minute sports live on one of the two large Plasma Screens. Bar Menu served daily from 12noon until 10pm. Haven Health & Fitness allows you to work out in a personal environment at your own pace. Facilities of the gym include cardiovascular machines, weights and a stretching area. Conveniently located in the heart of Galway this small yet exclusive Fitness Club is designed with your modern busy lifestyle in mind. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Galway Harbour Hotel