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5 of 5 bubbles Review of The House Hotel

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The House Hotel
Ranked #6 of 46 Hotels in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
“boutique experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

Stayed here for a post xmas getaway weekend, loved it.The decor is beautiful throughout, staff were courteous and heplful. We enjoyed great pre-dinner cocktails before heading across the bridge to oscars bistro, a fab weekend all round.

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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galwayguests, Front Office Manager at The House Hotel, responded to this review, 4 February 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for posting your comments on Tripadvisor.

We take great pride in the smooth running of our Hotel and appreciate when guests leave such great feedback. I was delighted to read how much you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. Your words are very much appreciated by all the team and given us a great lift!

We hope to welcome you back very soon.

Kindest regards,
Martha Normantowicz
Front Office Manager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

Went to The House Hotel recently to their wine and cheese tasting night and had a fantastic time. There were a lot of people at it so there was a great atmosphere. We got to sample wines that they have on their menu and hear about the different wines and grapes. Very interesting but not an overload of information. The chef was also with us for the night telling us about the different cheeses and what foods compliment the different wines. Learnt a lot and hope that they run another evening like this again soon.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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galwayguests, General Manager at The House Hotel, responded to this review, 4 February 2014
Dear Guest,

Many thanks for the lovely review posted recently about our ‘Wine & Cheese Tasting’ event and for taking the time to share your experience with us.

On behalf of everybody here, thank you for your very kind comment. I was delighted to read how much you enjoyed your experience with your attendance on our event. I have shared this with the Sales & Marketing team, Kitchen & Restaurant Staff and they say a very big “thank you” as well.

I hope it is not too long before you return to us again.

Best Regards,
Margaret Jenkins
General Manager
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2014

I stayed here with a friend at the end of December and we had a fabulous time. I was in the House Hotel for the first time during Easter weekend 2013 as part of my bridal shower weekend. We had a cocktail making class and a three course meal here, and had a great time. They cater easily for large groups and the food was delicious.
I love the decor in the hotel, and this coupled with the friendly staff made me want to return and spend a night here. The rooms are lovely - one thing I would note though, is that the bathroom doors are frosted glass, with precious little privacy! That was the only flaw to the room, which was lovely otherwise.
We had both lunch and dinner in the hotel, as well as cocktails in between, and all were delicious. It was a great place to stay, and I would definitely go back.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2014 via mobile

Love this hotel. The interior is gorgeous, location fantastic, food and staff are wonderful.
Cannot wait to go back highly recommend to anyone. Came here for a birthday and the hotel really does feel special.

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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galwayguests, Front Office Manager at The House Hotel, responded to this review, 4 February 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your kind comments following your recent stay with us here at the House Hotel, Galway and for taking the time to share your experience.

Situated in the heart of Galway City, just one minute from Quey Street, Galway Pub’s & Restaurants and 5 min from Eyre Square, the House Hotel is ideally located. I was delighted to hear that you felt special on your special day during your stay. It is fantastic to learn that you found our decor gorgeous, the food & the staff wonderful.

We would like to thank you for recommending us to your friends and we look forward to welcoming you back one day.

Kind Regards,
Martha Normantowicz
Front Office Manager
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Achill Island, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2014 via mobile

Have stayed here a couple of times before most recently last minute at the weekend. From booking over the phone to arriving and check in the staff are so kind and friendly. The rooms are fantastic, clean and boutique. The showers alone are worth the stay. Definitely cannot find any fault with this hotel.

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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galwayguests, Front Office Manager at The House Hotel, responded to this review, 4 February 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your opinion about The House Hotel, Galway with other TripAdvisor users. We all are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us on numerous occasions . I would like to thank you for your comments about the staff. We take pride in ensuring our customer’s satisfaction and we are so glad to read your kind words about our staff.

We truly look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Best Regards,
Martha Normantowicz
Front Office Manager
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Mayo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2014

I ate here on Sunday 19th January with my husband, daughter & 6 year old grandson and we were amazed by the experience. First of all the value was incredible - we opted for the family roast chicken (choice of rosemary, honey or piri-piri) and it came with roast potatoes, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, chips & mixed veg - ALL FOR €25. The chicken is served whole , for you to carve at the table and would easily feed 4 adults (we were a party of 3 adults and 1 child and weren't able to finish the chicken.) I also ordered a side of onions and mushrooms at a cost of €2.50. Children have the option of making their own pizza or decorating their own cupcakes at a cost of €5.00 - My grandson did make his own pizza and because he had made it he ate it, along with some of the roast dinner. Children are also provided with a picture and crayons for colouring. Our total bill, including 2 cokes, a cocktail, Nathan's pizza experience and our extra side dish came to a total of €44.80 - for 3 adults & 1 child - UNBELIEVABLE! This would easily feed 4 adults and the only extras you might need to order would be another side of mashed potatoes and mixed veg. The ambience is lovely - very relaxed and the staff (Kimberley, Katie & Olivia) that served us were so helpful and friendly. I am so looking forward to my next visit and would highly recommend this as a Sunday Lunch venue but do book in advance.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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galwayguests, Front Office Manager at The House Hotel, responded to this review, 4 February 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your experience at the House Cocktail Bar & Bistro for your Sunday Lunch. We also wish to thank you for your lovely comments on our staff and our food, and for your high recommendations. I am delighted to hear that Nathan enjoyed his pizza experience. He might be a big help for mum in the kitchen from now on 

We look forward to welcoming you and your family back and hope you will recommend our Sunday Lunch and Kiddies Kitchen to your friends.

Best Regards,
Martha Normantowicz,
Front Office Manager
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

I have just returned from the house hotel after spending 2 nights staying in a super deluxe room. I booked a 2 night package that included breakfast, one evening meal and cocktails. From the moment we arrived until the moment we left we were so impressed with this hotel - why? Location - perfect, round the corner from the main pubs/shopping street. Food - all the meals we had were delicious. Decor - unique boutique, warm feeling, tastefully done, our room was comfortable and spacious. Most importantly the service - no matter where we went in this hotel the staff were amazing especially our room maid she went out her way to be helpful even helped me prepare a surprise breakfast table for my friend then to top it off the staff put a candle in her sausage and sang happy birthday - I would strongly recommend this hotel and we will be back next year!

Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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galwayguests, General Manager at The House Hotel, responded to this review, 13 January 2014
Dear Guest,

I am delighted to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your stay from arrival to departure.

All the staff take here take great pride in their second to none customer service skills and I'm thrilled you picked up on this.

I will make sure to pass your wonderful comments regarding our food to the chef's who will be happy to hear your kind words and also the housekeeping department.

We hope to welcome you back in the near future and thank you again leaving such a great review.

Kindest regards,

Margaret Jenkins
General Manager
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Property: The House Hotel
Address: Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Galway
#10 Romantic Hotel in Galway
#18 Family Hotel in Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The House Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the House Hotel, a luxurious boutique hotel located in the heart of Galway City. The House Hotel represents the ideal "Home away from home" with its cosy atmosphere, chic style, excellent facilities and personalised service. Features of the guestrooms include flat screen TV's with internet access, safe and crisp white linen that will guarantee you a comfortable night sleep. The Parlour Bar & Grill specialises in modern and international cuisine. ... more   less 
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