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The House Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
The House Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
8.6 Excellent

0.3 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

ExcellentBased on 802 reviews
8.6

This unique 4-star hotel provides a range of accommodation options throughout the old city of Galway. It is steps from Spanish Arch and is close to the area's popular attractions and dining spots.

Claregalway Hotel
Claregalway Hotel
8.9 Excellent

10.6 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,603 reviews
8.9

Located within the picturesque parkland of Claregalway, Claregalway Hotel offers contemporary accommodation and a wide range of facilities, such as a rooftop terrace, a sauna and a Jacuzzi. The various facilities this traditional hotel has to offer include laundry facilities, a kids pool and an indoor pool.

The Twelve Hotel
The Twelve Hotel
9.0 Excellent

0.4 km from city centre, Barna Show on map

ExcellentBased on 226 reviews
9.0

The Twelve Hotel Barna is situated in Barna and is close to Galway Bay. In addition to free private parking on site, the hotel features luxury 4-star rooms and a bar.

Shanlin House Bed and Breakfast
Shanlin House Bed and Breakfast

0.6 km from city centre, Oranmore Show on map

Shanlin House Bed and Breakfast is situated in Oranmore and is close to nearby landmarks, such as Galway Bay. It also offers complimentary Wi-Fi.

The Western Hotel
The Western Hotel
8.5 Excellent

0.5 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

ExcellentBased on 2,738 reviews
8.5

A 10-minute walk from Galway Railway Station, Western Hotel has a convenient location, making it an ideal place to stay while visiting Galway. It is set in the area's vibrant nightlife district, just a short walk from Eyre Square.

Spanish Arch City Centre Duplex Apartment Amazing River Corrib Views
ExcellentBased on 96 reviews
8.8

Spanish Arch City Centre Duplex Apartment is situated in the city's well known tourism and shopping area. Just 10 minutes' stroll from Galway Railway Station, the vacation rental offers guests an ideal base when in Galway.

Acorn House B&B
Acorn House B&B
7.3 Good

3.0 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

GoodBased on 105 reviews
7.3

Acorn House B&B offers a traditional setting while in Galway. It also provides free Wi-Fi.

The Connacht Hotel
The Connacht Hotel
8.5 Excellent

2.0 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

ExcellentBased on 6,711 reviews
8.5

Located in Galway, The Connacht Hotel is a short drive from Eyre Square and National University of Ireland Galway. Guests also have exclusive access to the Active Leisure & Fitness and Active Leisure & Fitness.

St Bridget's Serviced Apartments
St Bridget's Serviced Apartments
8.5 Excellent

0.5 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

ExcellentBased on 590 reviews
8.5

St Bridget's Serviced Apartments is located amongst Galway's popular restaurants and eateries, just a short stroll from Galway Railway Station. It is moments from Eyre Square.

Bunk Boutique Hostel Galway
Bunk Boutique Hostel Galway
10.0 Excellent

0.3 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

ExcellentBased on 2 reviews
10.0

Located under a 10-minute walk from Galway Railway Station, the hostel provides guests with a convenient base when in Galway. It is set in the area's vibrant nightlife district, about a five-minute walk from Eyre Square.

Tips for booking a Galway hotel

Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Galway:€120/night
Absolute cheapest price found:€12/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
€101 - €168
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
€95 - €141
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Galway hotels

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The Ardilaun Hotel
The Ardilaun Hotel
8.4 Excellent

2.0 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

Located amongst a range of tourist attractions, boutiques and dining options, The Ardilaun Hotel is ideal for those wishing to discover Galway and its surroundings. Guests also have exclusive access to the on-site Avalon Health and Beauty Salon and Leisure Club.

2
Bunk Boutique Hostel Galway
Bunk Boutique Hostel Galway
10.0 Excellent

0.3 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

Located under a 10-minute walk from Galway Railway Station, the hostel provides guests with a convenient base when in Galway. It is set in the area's vibrant nightlife district, about a five-minute walk from Eyre Square.

3
Oranhill Lodge Guesthouse
Oranhill Lodge Guesthouse
9.7 Excellent

0.4 km from city centre, Oranmore Show on map

Situated in Oranmore, Oranhill Lodge Guesthouse is an easy drive from Galway and offers free wireless internet, luggage storage and a tour desk. It also provides a library, a terrace and laundry facilities.

4
Padraicins B&B
Padraicins B&B
8.9 Excellent

1.6 km from city centre, Furbogh Show on map

Commanding views of Galway Bay, Padraicins B&B provides free Wi-Fi. It also features room service, a terrace and a garden.

5
The Western Hotel
The Western Hotel
8.5 Excellent

0.5 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

A 10-minute walk from Galway Railway Station, Western Hotel has a convenient location, making it an ideal place to stay while visiting Galway. It is set in the area's vibrant nightlife district, just a short walk from Eyre Square.

6
Jurys Inn Galway
Jurys Inn Galway
8.1 Excellent

0.4 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

Located in Galway, the hotel provides stylish, 3-star accommodation close to the Galway City Museum. It is set in the area's popular nightlife district, which is only a few minutes walk from the Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe.

7
Galway Arms Inn
Galway Arms Inn
8.0 Excellent

0.5 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

Situated in Galway, just a short walk from Galway Railway Station, the inn offers 3-star accommodation and complimentary Wi-Fi. It is close to Spanish Arch, shops and nightlife options.

8
Kinvara Guesthouse
Kinvara Guesthouse
8.8 Excellent

0.3 km from city centre, Kinvarra Show on map

Within a 50-minute car ride of Shannon Airport, Kinvara Guesthouse provides outdoor tennis courts and complimentary Wi-Fi. It is the perfect base for those wishing to immerse themselves in nature, with The Burren just moments away.

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Galway City Hostel
Galway City Hostel
9.2 Excellent

0.2 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

Galway City Hostel is set in Galway and is within a short walk of nearby landmarks, including the Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is a short walk from Galway Railway Station.

€20
Avg. per night
Desota House Bed And Breakfast
Desota House Bed And Breakfast
8.8 Excellent

0.9 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

Situated close to Galway Railway Station, this comfortable bed and breakfast is a convenient base for those wanting to discover Galway and its surrounds. It is located just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

€44
Avg. per night
Shanlin House Bed and Breakfast
Shanlin House Bed and Breakfast

0.6 km from city centre, Oranmore Show on map

Shanlin House Bed and Breakfast is situated in Oranmore and is close to nearby landmarks, such as Galway Bay. It also offers complimentary Wi-Fi.

€47
Avg. per night
Claregalway Hotel
Claregalway Hotel
8.9 Excellent

10.6 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

Located within the picturesque parkland of Claregalway, Claregalway Hotel offers contemporary accommodation and a wide range of facilities, such as a rooftop terrace, a sauna and a Jacuzzi. The various facilities this traditional hotel has to offer include laundry facilities, a kids pool and an indoor pool.

€62
Avg. per night
Hotel Anno Santo
Hotel Anno Santo
8.1 Excellent

2.8 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

This family-run hotel is located in Galway and provides free wireless internet. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to visit local attractions.

€62
Avg. per night
Jurys Inn Galway
Jurys Inn Galway
8.1 Excellent

0.4 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

Located in Galway, the hotel provides stylish, 3-star accommodation close to the Galway City Museum. It is set in the area's popular nightlife district, which is only a few minutes walk from the Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe.

€62
Avg. per night
Kinvara Guesthouse
Kinvara Guesthouse
8.8 Excellent

0.3 km from city centre, Kinvarra Show on map

Within a 50-minute car ride of Shannon Airport, Kinvara Guesthouse provides outdoor tennis courts and complimentary Wi-Fi. It is the perfect base for those wishing to immerse themselves in nature, with The Burren just moments away.

€64
Avg. per night
Flannery's Hotel Galway
Flannery's Hotel Galway
8.5 Excellent

2.3 km from city centre, Galway Show on map

This award-winning hotel provides modern accommodation in Galway. It is conveniently located for those wanting to visit local attractions.

€66
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Galway

2 stars or below

€8 - €124

Snoozles Quay Street Tourist Hostel- Galway

No. 1 most popular

€123
Avg. per night
Galway City Hostel

No. 2 most popular

Galway City Hostel
9.2 Excellent
€20
Avg. per night
Ashford Manor Guesthouse

Best value

€8
Avg. per night
3 stars

€44 - €110

The Connacht Hotel

No. 1 most popular

The Connacht Hotel
8.5 Excellent
€82
Avg. per night
Flannery's Hotel Galway

No. 2 most popular

€66
Avg. per night
Desota House Bed And Breakfast

Best value

€44
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

€62 - €156

The Ardilaun Hotel

No. 1 most popular

The Ardilaun Hotel
8.4 Excellent
€106
Avg. per night
The Twelve Hotel

No. 2 most popular

The Twelve Hotel
9.0 Excellent
€156
Avg. per night
Jurys Inn Galway

Best value

Jurys Inn Galway
8.1 Excellent
€62
Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Galway

About Galway

Medieval remnants sit beside a bustling urban scene in Galway. This city is regarded as Ireland’s cultural heart, alive with vibrant festivities, shopkeepers selling handmade Claddagh rings and the sounds of traditional Irish music.

Things to do

Learn about the city’s rich history at the Galway City Museum. Browse informational exhibits showcasing Irish Independence, enjoy rotating displays by local artists and grab a bite to eat at The Kitchen. Don’t miss the iconic display of the Galway hooker fishing boat or the collection of traditional Irish boats called currachs.

For a scenic view of the surrounding countryside, plan a trip to Connemara National Park. Admire the rolling green landscape, tour the Victorian Walled Garden and hike to the summit of Diamond Hill. The Connemara loop takes you around Kylemore Abbey and a neo-gothic church, while the on-site Tea House pairs coffee with scenic mountain views.

Looming over the River Corrib, Galway Cathedral is a feast for the eyes. A beautiful exterior comprised of stonework and a magnificent green dome serves as the entryway to an exquisite interior with stained-glass windows, superb acoustics and a wooden ceiling.

Immerse yourself in local culture at Eyre Square, Galway’s central public gathering area. Stroll the extensive open green space, admire the Galway Hooker sculpture and check out the Browne Doorway, the remains of a merchant ruler’s home. If you’re lucky, you might catch a busker performance or some traditional Irish dancing.

Getting around

The easiest way to get around Galway is by bus. Galway’s primary railway station is Ceannt Station, offering passenger services to nearby cities. You can also get around by car, as the city is well connected by motorways.

Galway travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Galway?

    Galway is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Jurys Inn Galway, which has a current rating of 8.1. For other potential stays, consider The Connacht Hotel and Flannery's Hotel Galway, which can also be great places to stay in Galway.

  • What is a good hotel near Galway City Center?

    A good hotel close to Galway City Center is Jurys Inn Galway (rated 8.1/10 from 3,793 reviews).

  • What is a good hotel in Galway near Eyre Square?

    Jurys Inn Galway is a hotel near Eyre Square that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.1 from 3,793 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Galway City Museum?

    3,793 HotelsCombined reviews of Jurys Inn Galway score it 8.1/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Galway City Museum.

  • How much do hotels in Galway cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Galway is €108 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Galway?

    Prices for Galway hotels have been found for as low as €43/night over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Galway tonight?

    Galway hotels start at €83 for tonight; however, the average price of accommodation is about €99. Many 4-star stays can be found in Galway tonight, with prices starting at €83. These prices were found on HotelsCombined within the last 72 hours.