Galway Bay Hotel

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On the beach
Indoor pool
Triple Room | Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, rollaway beds
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Overview of Galway Bay Hotel

Galway Bay Hotel

4.0 star property
Galway beachfront hotel with spa and restaurant

8.6/10 Fabulous

993 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
Map
258 R336, The Promenade Salthill, Galway, Galway
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Children's pool
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
For families
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Knock (NOC-Ireland West) - 75 min drive
  • Galway Station - 10 min drive
  • Athenry Station - 22 min drive
  • Craughwell Station - 25 min drive

About this property

Galway Bay Hotel

4-star family-friendly hotel
You can look forward to a rooftop terrace, a coffee shop/cafe, and a hair salon at Galway Bay Hotel. This hotel is a great place to bask in the sun with a beachfront location. Treat yourself to a body treatment, a massage, or a manicure/pedicure at Cuan Beauty, the onsite spa. Aerobics classes are offered at the health club; the property also has a library, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a bar. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a business center and a kid's club.
You'll also find perks like:
  • An indoor pool and a children's pool
  • Free self parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), a porter/bellhop, and smoke-free premises
  • A banquet hall, a 24-hour front desk, and an elevator
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the beach locale
Room features
All guestrooms at Galway Bay Hotel include comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as amenities like free WiFi and safes. Guest reviews speak positively of the spacious rooms at the property.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • 43-inch LCD TVs with digital channels
  • Childcare services, coffee/tea makers, and daily housekeeping

Languages

English, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 153 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*
  • Children's club*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service

Traveling with children

  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Fitness classes
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Working away

  • Business center

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Library
  • Health club
  • An indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Swedish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 43-inch LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • Pay movies

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

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.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 12.95 per person (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for EUR 35 per night
  • Children's club access is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

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.

Periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Galway Bay Hotel
Hotel Galway Bay
Galway Bay Hotel Hotel
Galway Bay Hotel Galway
Galway Bay Hotel Hotel Galway

Frequently asked questions

Does Galway Bay Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Galway Bay Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Galway Bay Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Galway Bay Hotel?
Yes, there's an indoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Galway Bay Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Galway Bay Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Galway Bay Hotel?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in is available.
Is there an onsite casino at Galway Bay Hotel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Caesar's Palace (10-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at Galway Bay Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with activities like cycling, sailing, and scuba diving, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation onsite includes aerobics. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the indoor pool. Galway Bay Hotel also has a sauna and a health club.
Are there restaurants at or near Galway Bay Hotel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include O'Reilly's (7-min walk), Black Cat (8-min walk), and Gourmet Tart Co. (8-min walk).
What's the area around Galway Bay Hotel like?
Galway Bay Hotel is on Ladies Beach, a short 3-minute walk from Galway Bay and 3 minutes' walk from Leisureland. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings

8.6

Fabulous

8.9/10

Cleanliness

8.8/10

Staff & service

8.2/10

Amenities

8.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.4/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Siobhan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nurdogan, 3-night family trip
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6/10 Good

The hotel was fine but the restaurant was disappointing and I did not appreciate having to commit to a specific time for breakfast days in advance, especially when one evening could have been late
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Evelyn, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Brillant stay. Room a bit hot but bed really excellent.
Clare, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Jonathan, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

brian, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Bridget, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We love this hotel
Galway bay never fails, we love it, my son has Autism, and they so caring... Anna in the pool so accommodating... Dining for breakfast so helpful to us
Anna, 2-night family trip
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