Galway Bay Hotel

The Promenade, Galway, Ireland, 0  show map
 4 stars
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  • Rooms & Availability
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Galway Bay Hotel

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Pedicure

Manicure

Facial

Waxing

Reflex massage

Beauty treatment

Treatment room

Overview

The excellent Galway Bay Hotel offers a fantastic view of Galway from many en-suite guestrooms. Residing in a 4-story building, the hotel was opened in 1998 and renovated in 2010.

The hotel is set 550 meters away from Salthill and Leisureland. The property is in a 30-minute walk to Galway city center.

Galway Cathedral is 2.5 km from the hotel and Church of St. Nicholas is about 2.7 km away.

Galway Bay Hotel can be reached in 65 minutes by car from Shannon airport.

Rooms

This property comprises 153 rooms featuring family single room, classic twin room and triple room with a seating area, a kitchen, television, a closet and a DVD player. Some rooms come with a view of Clare Hills. There are en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and complimentary toiletries along with a fridge, coffee/tea makers and a kettle for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the restaurant. The magnificent restaurant serves special meals. Guests can savor coffee and refreshments in the music bar. Gourmet Tart Company serve a selection of meals within 250 meters from the venue.

Services

Galway Bay Hotel offers a meeting room, a business center and a catering service along with ironing service, room service and turndown service.

Relax

Along with a steam room, a treatment room and a sauna, guests will appreciate manicure, pedicure and waxing on the premises. On-site sport activities include diving, basketball and windsurfing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   153.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Hairdresser
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Wind surfing
  • Diving
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Fine dining
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Public address system

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Paid kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Ballroom
  • Sun terrace
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing
  • Facial
  • Treatment room
  • Beauty treatment
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Bay view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking hob
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of EUR 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of EUR 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

The Promenade, Galway, Ireland, 0

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City Center
  • Galway
    1.7 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Galway Railway Station
    1.9 mi
Beaches
  • Salthill Beaches
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    153

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Rooms and availability

Double Room
Bay view
  • Room size:

    345 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Double Room Single Use

Triple Room
  • Room size:

    345 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 2 Single beds

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Superior Double Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Galway Bay Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1.7 mi

Places of interest

  • Galway Cultural Institute3300 ft
  • Galway Technical Institute1.2 mi
  • The Claddagh1.2 mi
  • Spanish Arch1.5 mi
  • Saint Nicholas' Collegiate Church1.6 mi
  • The Market1.6 mi
  • NUI Galway1.6 mi
  • Shop Street1.6 mi
  • Letterfrack(Ballinakill)1.7 mi
  • Allihies Parish1.7 mi

Sport related

  • Sail West1.7 mi

Amusement

  • Claudes Casino1700 ft
  • Galway Bay1.7 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Salthill1700 ft
  • University College Hospital Galway1.4 mi
  • St. Nicholas Collegiate Church1.6 mi
  • Galway Cathedral1.6 mi

Museums

  • Galway City Museum1.5 mi
  • Kenny's Art Gallery1.6 mi
  • An Dun Transport & Heritage1.7 mi
  • Ballynahinch Castle Inc1.7 mi

Theaters

  • Backstage Theatre In Education1.4 mi

Galleries

  • Bold Art Gallery1.6 mi

Golf courses and Country clubs

  • Galway Golf Club1400 ft

Local attractions

  • The Spanish Arch1.5 mi
    Spanish Arch, Galway
  • The Claddagh Ring Museum1.5 mi
    Quay St., Galway
  • Church of St. Nicholas1.7 mi
    Market Street, Galway
  • Galway Cathedral1.6 mi
    University and Gaol Rds., Galway
  • Nora Barnacle House1.6 mi
    8 Bowling Green, Galway

Near the hotel

  • Salthill Beaches200 ft
    Salthill, Galway
  • Galway Atlantaquaria2600 ft
    The Prom, Galway
  • Leisureland2400 ft
    The Promenade, Galway
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    153

Hotel Awards

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Galway Bay Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Galway Bay Hotel

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 265 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    i enjoyed the hotel and the views the staff were friendly and my stay was enjoyable

    i did e-mail regarding an upgrade or sea view room but never got a reply where as when i stayed in the clayton in february they replied immediately that was the only fault i had with the galway bay hotel

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Friendly and helpful staff very good food comfortable homely atmostphere

  • Older travelers
    3.2

    The restuarant and bar area was good the location of the hotel was good although 9 euros by taxi into galway city centre.

    Reception booking not correct on arrival. Room pea stains around toilet base. Old and in need of updating. Leisure faciitlies appauling smalll pool for size of hotel. Changing facilitties a shower curtain divided two shower, the lockers don't lock. Steam room has three double plastic garden chairs in it to sit on. Sauna has no timer in it. It felt grubby. The restaurant was spot on, service, food and cleanliness excellent.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Location - convenience to Salthill & Galway city. Food especially breakfast. Very friendly & helpful staff. Room was excellent also.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Being able to swim in the hotel pool which was quiet first thing in the morning and being able to walk along by the seafront at any time. It was within walking distance of some nice eateries catering for a range of budgets.

    I can understand but did not like the fact that our request for a sea view was not considered because of the organistion of bookings for a wedding party. Perhaps I'd have felt better about it if the information about the lack of sea view room availability was made clear at the time of booking on the website, or if it was made clear that priority was always given to wedding parties in terms of the hotel rooms. What was worse was the quiet area of the hotel to which we were assigned because of the wedding party turned out to be not so quiet. At 3am in the morning other male drunken guests banged on our door from inside the hotel while others threw stones at the window from the balcony outside!. I'm guessing a case of mistaken expectations with someone else or perhaps an alternative to the Walton's goodnight ritual!

  • Single
    7.8

    I found the staff extremely pleasant and helpful. I'm an older person who needs a quiet room and some extra help with luggage. I could not have been made more welcome.

    Nothing negative at all.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Staff -both at front desk and at breakfast were excellent

    Could not be described as a 4* hotel,noisy room at back entrance beside funfair, underground car park badly laid out and very shabby,where did you purchase the loo paper,

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Location of hotel is great you are right on the sea front.The staff are very friendly . We had a lovely stay and would go back again.

  • Couple
    10.0

    This hotel is very nice and has the best location just in front of the Galway bay. Everything was perfect, the room was spotless, food was good, service was great, and the director Mr. Murphy is the best!

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Staff very welcoming, friendly and helpful. Lovely relaxed atmosphere and ideal location. Short walk into Salthill with its restaurants and bars.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Reception staff excellent especially Ger and Annie, nothing was to much trouble

    Only one thing that could be improved.The breakfast service although was buffet it was served to you and the wait to be served could get quite difficult. They should let people serve themselves this would help people like myself who need only small breakfast but had to wait in line for people eating big.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    we enjoyed our short stay, found the staff very friendly and helpful, the breakfast was very substantial. Good venue ,near to sea front pity about the weather

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Great location & lovely breakfast.

    In present climate I think the rates are on high side paid 340 for two nights.Hotel beginning to show wear & tear.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Most staff were extremely friendly, polite and helpful

    Receptionist was dismissive and rude when we asked to be moved away from noisy fairground, as we were staying 2 nights. Her response was"well someone has to have that room"! No fridge, water etc surprising for the extortionate price of €290 for 2 nights.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    We enjoyed the beautiful walks along the coast.

How to reach hotel

hotel Galway Bay Hotel Galway location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

The Promenade, Galway, Ireland, 0

Get directions
City Center
  • Galway
    1.7 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Galway Railway Station
    1.9 mi
Beaches
  • Salthill Beaches
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    153

Hotel Awards

IrishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedGalwayGalway Bay Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Ireland

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