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Galway hotel with pool, across from beachfront promenade

Overlooking Galway Bay

Directly facing Galway Bay, this hotel is across from the Salthill seaside promenade. The Galway Golf Club is adjacent. The Galway Atlantaquaria aquarium is 0.7 km away.

Award-winning dining

Dining highlights include the award-winning Lobster Pot restaurant and an Irish pub with live music. The health club offers an indoor pool, sauna, steam room, and gym. The hotel also features a day spa.

Premium bedding

Decorated in warm earth tones, guestrooms at Galway Bay Hotel feature premium bedding, coffee/tea makers, cable TV, and complimentary wired Internet access. Windows open to the fresh sea air.

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Across from the promenade and beach, this hotel overlooks Galway Bay and the Clare Hills. The city center is a 5-minute drive away.

The Lobster Pot restaurant showcases fresh Irish seafood, including lobster. An Scadan Caoch, a traditional Irish pub, hosts live music on weekends. The Leather Lounge faces the bay. The hotel offers complimentary activities year-round, including cooking demonstrations, aqua-aerobics, book chats, and wine tastings.

The Leisure Center features a 15-meter indoor pool adjoined to a children's bubble pool, along with a sauna, steam room, and gym. Open 7 days a week, the Calmer Waters Health & Beauty Salon is a seaside retreat offering a wide array of relaxing massages, beauty and spa treatments, including hydrating facials, manicures, luxurious body scrubs, make-up and tanning; guests should call ahead to secure an appointment.

A conservatory and a rooftop balcony provide superb views of the promenade and bay. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the public areas and conference facilities are available. Other amenities include a library and in-room dining.

During school holidays and bank holiday weekends, fully supervised Penguin Kids Activity Camp keeps young guests entertained. Professional babysitters can be arranged subject to charges.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 153
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beauty services
  • Business center
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Event catering
  • Exhibit space
  • Health club
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Children's club
  • Hair salon
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free parking
  • Parking garage
  • Patio
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of meeting/conference rooms - 6
  • Sauna
  • Spa services on site
  • Steam room
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Swimming pool - children's
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tour assistance
  • Wedding services
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Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


Free parking, Parking garage

Room Amenities
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Complimentary weekday newspaper
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Extra towels/bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Cable TV service
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • In-room massage available
  • Climate control
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting / adjoining rooms available
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Lobster Pot - Contemporary Irish and international cuisine. Specialties: Irish lobster and other seafood, Irish beef and lamb. Extensive wine list.

Café Lido - Casual setting for sandwiches, soups, salads, and freshly baked desserts.

An Scadan Caoch - Convivial Irish pub with live entertainment weekends and some holidays. TVs broadcasting sports events.

Leather Lounge - Tranquil setting with views of the bay. Adjacent to main pub.

24-hour room service is available.

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Recreational amenities include an indoor pool adjoined to a children's bubble pool, a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Golf - miniature nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Boat launch nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Boating nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Tennis nearby
  • Racquetball/squash nearby
  • Volleyball nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Horse riding/rental nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Playground nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Swimming on site
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  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Thalassotherapy treatments
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
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Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Additional Details

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.

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Official Ireland Rating provided by Fáilte Ireland

Fáilte Ireland assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

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