The Best Hotels in Galway
Located on Ireland’s west coast, Galway is truly one of the Emerald Isle’s hidden gems.
Whether you’re checking out the famed 16th century Spanish Arch, headed to do some shopping and pub crawling in Eyre Square, or simply enjoying the gorgeous coastal scenery of this Irish harbor town, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Ireland’s fourth largest city.
Keep reading for suggestions on where to stay in Galway, Ireland!
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Where to Stay in Galway
Here's a quick summary of our recommended Galway hotels. All include free wifi and are known for comfort, great locations and great customer service.
Best Galway Hotels – Summary Comparison Chart
|Galmont Hotel & Spa||City Centre||Spa lovers||Check rates: Hotels.com, Booking.com|
|The G Hotel & Spa||City||All||Check rates: Booking.com|
|Hotel Meyrick||Eyre Square||Luxury||Check rates: Booking.com|
|Galway Bay||Beachfront||Beach lovers||Check rates: Hotels.com, Booking.com|
|Maldron Sandy Road||Headford Point||Budget||Check rates: Hotels.com, Booking.com|
Below is more information about each hotel and why we recommend it!
1. Galmont Hotel & Spa
Located right along the Lough Atalia, the Galmont Hotel & Spa is one of Ireland’s premier luxury hotels offering stunning panoramic views of Galway Bay. Formerly called the Radisson Blue, this gorgeous hotel has since rebranded as the Galmont!
With 261 suite-style rooms perfect for families or couples, multiple dining options, and a full-service spa integrating wellness treatments from around the globe, the Galmont has something to perfectly curate any vacation experience!
2. The G Hotel & Spa
Designed by famed milliner Philip Treacy (I thought it would’ve been named after Kenny G at first, too!), the G Hotel & Spa has a well-deserved status as Galway’s only five-star luxury hotel.
With 101 rooms, 3 lounges, daily afternoon tea, a full-service spa, and Restaurant gigi’s, winner of the best hotel restaurant in the 2016 Irish Restaurant awards, the G Hotel & Spa is an amazing blend of Irish hospitality and luxury.
3. Hotel Meyrick
Overlooking Eyre Square, the 165-year-old Hotel Meyrick offers its guests a classically Irish luxury experience.
The hotel’s four room and suite options offer everything from shimmering silk linens and curtains, stately wallpaper, and antique wood furniture and poster beds all housed in a gorgeous Victorian building at the epicenter of Galway’s social culture.
4. Galway Bay Hotel
Overlooking the Clare hills on the shores of Galway Bay, the Galway Bay Hotel offers a luxuriously secluded hotel experience that’s still conveniently located near all the excitement of Galway City.
With four room and suite options that include a range of stunning ocean views, gorgeous European architecture, the Galway Bay Hotel provides a fantastic all-around upscale Irish experience.
5. Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway
Located just outside the city center, the Maldron Hotel Sandy Road is one of Galway’s most picturesque hotels.
With myriad flowing riverbanks and numerous Irish castles just minutes away, the Maldron is the perfect escape into Ireland’s treasured (and beautiful) history.
And that's it! Our guide to the best Galway hotels to make the most of your stay.
Whether you're looking for a convenient hotel in Galways' city center, a boutique hotel by Galway bay for families with kids or a luxury hotel for spa and nature lovers, we hope our recommendations for top hotels in Galway will suit for your Ireland vacation!
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