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4.0 out of 5

"From start to finish, this hotel and staff exceeded our expectations. I wish I could remember the name of our check-in girl as she went to extremes to ... " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 19 Jun 2019

Hotel Description

4-star beachfront hotel near Eyre Square

Beachfront retreat

You'll find Eyre Square and University Hospital Galway within 3 miles (5 km) of this Galway hotel. Galway Cathedral and National University of Ireland-Galway are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Full-service spa, dining

A full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. There's fun for all ages with a children's club and a children's pool, and in-room childcare is an added bonus. Enjoy the health club and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Free wired Internet, LCD TVs

In addition to LCD TVs with cable channels, the 153 guestrooms offer free wired Internet and 24-hour room service. Other amenities include premium bedding, coffee/tea makers, and in-room massages.

Classic Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$167* Per night/room Aug 30 - Aug 31

Classic Double Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Double Room Single Use

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Galway Bay Hotel ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Galway Bay Hotel

Family (2)
5 out of 5
From start to finish, this hotel and staff exceeded our expectations. I wish I could remember the name of our check-in girl as she went to extremes to assist mother in locating a lost purse. Emri in the lounge was also spectacular. My family loved our experience at your establishment.

Posted by on Jun 19, 2019

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3 out of 5
Loved the view of the bay, but this hotel desperately needs a consierge desk.

Posted by on Jun 1, 2019

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About the Galway Bay Hotel

Location 258 R336, Galway, Galway

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 1 2021 to October 1 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Property Features

Galway Bay Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. A children's pool, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace are also featured at the family-friendly Galway Bay Hotel. Self parking is free. This 4-star Galway hotel is smoke free.

  • 153 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Knock (NOC-Ireland West) (88.1 km / 54.8 mi)
  • Train station: Galway Station (4.1 km / 2.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Galway Bay Hotel offers 153 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. 43-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Galway hotel provides complimentary wired Internet access. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Galway Bay Hotel has a restaurant on site.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Cuan Beauty. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including thalassotherapy.

The spa is open daily.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Thalassotherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 35 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Online Penalty Collection
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 12.95 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 35 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Galway Bay Hotel
  • Hotel Galway Bay
  • Galway Bay Hotel Hotel
  • Galway Bay Hotel Galway
  • Galway Bay Hotel Hotel Galway

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.