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87.0% Based on 4236 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

Hotel Description

4-star beachfront hotel near National Aquarium of Galway

Beachside getaway

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of National Aquarium of Galway and 2 miles (3 km) of Galway City Museum with a stay at this Galway hotel. Spanish Arch and St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church 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 families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Enjoy the health club and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Free wired Internet, cable TV

The 153 guestrooms offer free wired Internet, 24-hour room service, and cable TV. Premium bedding, coffee/tea makers, and free weekday newspapers are also available.

Classic Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$98 per night

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

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Double Room Single Use

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

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About the Galway Bay Hotel

Location 258 R336, Galway, Galway

Property Features

Galway Bay Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. A children's pool, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace are also featured at the family-friendly Galway Bay Hotel. Free self parking is available. 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

  • 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. Televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers. 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)
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • 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 wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Thalassotherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM

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.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

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 are 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. 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 are 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.

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

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.