TOP 5 Hotels in Galway
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Fancy a break in colourful Galway City? Pick from sumptuous city stays and prized country lodges here at Voyage Privé.
This highly acclaimed lodge resort is like stepping into Tolkien's Hobbiton. Set within a dramatic landscape of rivers and hills, the hotel boasts premium views and a wealth of facilities. Enjoy luxury spa treatments and spectacular dining with a menu of delicious, locally sourced produce.
This scenic modern hotel is situated just outside of Galway’s city centre, en-route to Lough Corrib. It boasts relaxing and welcoming rooms that are kitted out with comfy bedding and fine amenities. The hotel offers a great on-site restaurant/bar that’s a real treat after a day’s sightseeing.
Enjoy a tranquil stay in Connemara near Galway, one of Ireland's most breathtaking natural regions. This Victorian country house hotel is bursting with character, offering warming antique interiors overlooking dramatic landscapes. Guests have access to the fabulous facilities of the nearby Delphi Resort, including first-class dining and adventurous excursions.
Menlo Park is among Galway's top city hotel stays, located in a quiet area north of the city centre. Rooms are bright and modern, offering en-suite bathrooms with luxury toiletries. A welcoming bar and restaurant serve local specialities and a much-lauded Sunday carvery.
5. Foyles Hotel
This charming family-run hotel has been captivating guests for nearly a century. Located in Clifden, County Galway, it's the perfect base for exploring Connemara. The interiors boast old-world elegance, with antique features and warm, welcoming rooms.
- Free Wi-Fi
- Hot drink making facilities
- Flatscreen TVs
- Luxury bathroom amenities
- Scenic gardens
- Spa facilities
- Award-winning dining
- Cosy bars
- Leisure facilities
Galway is a fantastic city, whatever the month, with plenty of festivities and attractions to visit. The peak travel season is summer, from June through September. This is when the weather is at its best, and overseas visitors like to tour the country. While certainly not as busy as Dublin, accommodation prices rise and can book up. To avoid the crowds, try to travel outside of school holidays. The months that shoulder the summer period are also delightful, particularly in spring. This brings ideal hiking conditions in beauty spots like Connemara and along the coast of Galway. Rain is possible all year long, so remember to bring your waterproofs! While winter is noticeably wet, dark and foggy, Galway still buzzes with welcoming pubs and festive events. An international art festival arrives every August, and summertime events like the Galway Races can draw the crowds.
Galway is a delightful destination for all travelling types. Couples, families, friends and groups will relish the city’s historic attractions. Families, in particular, have much to discover, from serene ferry trips to wild natural parks. Connemara, in particular, is suitable for groups of avid hikers. You can explore some of Ireland’s tallest mountains or kayak along river rapids. The city itself boasts a strong culinary tradition and vibrant nightlife with live music and pub entertainment. For romantic evenings, book a table in one of the city’s famed waterfront restaurants or escape to your hotel’s lounge. Here, you can enjoy candlelit couples' getaways with prized Galway Bay oysters in a romantic setting.
- Spa resorts
- City hotels
- Historic hotels
- Country manor hotels
- Charging cables
- Guide book with maps
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Pack-away towel
- Evening attire
- Swimming gear
- All-weather clothing
Galway is easy to get to with fast connections by road and rail. While the city doesn't have an airport, flights to Dublin, Shannon, Knock and Cork all connect with Galway. Rail networks connect Galway Station with Dublin, Limerick and other popular city stops. By far the most convenient means of travel, however, is a car. This will give you the freedom to explore the greater County Galway and some of Ireland’s prettiest scenery. Once you’re in Galway, the city is easily traversed by foot or bicycle, with good bus connections throughout.
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Galway’s maritime beauty resting on Ireland’s wild Atlantic shoreline is truly captivating. Bobbing fishing boats, rip-roaring pubs and an incredible seafood tradition all help define this city’s character. Medieval remnants and a colourful town centre captivate visitors to the sound of trad music and buskers. Yet it’s also buzzing and contemporary. A strong student population and artistic culture mean there’s always something fun going on.
Connemara is among Ireland's most rousing and scenic natural reaches. Follow slow roads northwest along pretty coastal villages from Galway. Accessible by the N59, you'll find shimmering lakes and stunning mountain vistas. This is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts, boasting perfect kayaking, hiking and mountain biking excursions. In and around this sublime landscape, you'll discover mesmerising sites like Patrick Pearse's Cottage and Kylemore Abbey.