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4.2 out of 5

"Location is excellent. Hotel is lovely but needs updating, a little tired. Staff are very helpful. Would definitely recommend a visit. " More

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Classic Double Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Classic Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Double Room Single Use

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us they can't get enough of Galway Bay Hotel's great location. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Ladies Beach. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus a full-service spa. This 4-star hotel has 153 rooms over 3 floors. All rooms offer free wired Internet and cable TV channels.

  • All rooms offer 24-hour room service, cable TV and premium bedding
  • Free WiFi in some public areas
  • Free self-parking
  • Drinking and dining options include a restaurant, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Treat yourself to body wraps, facials or thalassotherapy at Cuan Beauty
  • Services include babysitting, a kids' club and dry cleaning/laundry
  • On-site recreation includes a health club, a sauna and aerobics classes
  • Guests have great things to say about the size of the guestrooms and the location
  • 12 minutes by car from Eyre Square and 13 minutes from University Hospital Galway

Galway Bay Hotel ratings based on 20 verified reviews

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

Guest reviews for Galway Bay Hotel

Everyone (15) Couples (2) Family (4)
4 out of 5
Location is excellent. Hotel is lovely but needs updating, a little tired. Staff are very helpful. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Posted by on 19 Sep 2020

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 14 Feb 2020

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4 out of 5
Staff are so friendly and professional. Hotel was extremely warm. Pillows were too soft could have done with a firmer option.

Posted by , from Laois on 8 Dec 2019

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Nov 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Oct 2019

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4 out of 5
The location is absolutely fantastic. There was no fridge in the room and too few toiletries.

Posted by on 30 Sep 2019

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4 out of 5
Staff were amazing...so friendly and accommadating! Bed was comfy....pillows too soft! Room clean but outdated. Bathroom floors, sinks and taps need replacing badly, discolored with age! Breakfast was delicious with lots of choice. Excellent location

Posted by on 13 Aug 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Jul 2019

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5 out of 5
Great hotel , great service, I enjoied every moment! I will come back

Posted by on 1 Apr 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Dec 2018

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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 September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (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 centre. A kids' 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 kids' activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • 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 (4.3 km / 2.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Galway Bay Hotel offers 153 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with cable channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. 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 on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Cable channels
  • Films 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)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a 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
  • Waterskiing 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 in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • 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 centre

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

Safety features at this property include 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. For guests' safety, the property includes carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards in all 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; guest room 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 sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some on-site facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global) sanitisation guidelines.

  • 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
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • 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 guests' 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 of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

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