Ireland may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window
Photo by Éric Lecoustre

Top Hotels Near Galway Bay in Ireland

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and vacation rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Top Hotels Close to Galway Bay

The Nest Boutique Hostel
2 out of 5
6.6 mi from Galway Bay
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $67 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
4.4/5Wonderful! (181 reviews)
Overnight in Galway

"Lovely hostel with nice public seating area. The room itself was basic but nice and cosy with nice little details. The only issues we had was that the bed was not comfortable at all and as people were coming in during the night it was incredibly noisy."…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

The Nest Boutique Hostel
Cosy 2 Bedroom Cottage in Barna Village With Mezzanine
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Very cosy and cute. Everything was great.

"Had everything we needed and super easy to get into and out of town."…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2018

Cosy 2 Bedroom Cottage in Barna Village With Mezzanine
Stunning 4 Bedroom Ocean Front House
Get Rates
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Fabulous stay

"This property was just beautiful. Stunning location, comfortable, tastefully decorated with a fabulous view! We got a warm welcome from the property manager and a very helpful welcome booklet. couldn't recommend this property more."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Stunning 4 Bedroom Ocean Front House
You could be seeing lower prices

You could be seeing lower prices

With member prices, you could save 10% or more right now on thousands of properties.
3 Bedroom all Ensuite Cottage With Sea Views
Get Rates
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Lovely stay in Barna

"Dan and Sarah were lovely hosts. The house is small, but there were five of us and it served our needs well. Great location."…"

Reviewed on May 15, 2019

3 Bedroom all Ensuite Cottage With Sea Views
Newly Renovated 3 Bedroom Cottage With Sea Views in Barna, Galway
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Irish hospitality at it’s finest.

"Dan and Sarah were wonderful hosts. The unit was very clean and recently updated. Dan was very knowledgeable of the area and provided not only a wonderful stay but sound advice of the area. Highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2019

Newly Renovated 3 Bedroom Cottage With Sea Views in Barna, Galway
Seabreeze
3.5 out of 5
3.5 mi from Galway Bay
Get Rates
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Big beautiful house with an amazing view

"House was large, perfect for big families or group. Very clean. A short 10 minute drive into center city Galway. There was also a bus close and lots of food options 2 minutes down the road in Barna. Excellent location. And the views from the back of the house were amazing. Highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Seabreeze
The Twelve Hotel
4 out of 5
3.5 mi from Galway Bay
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $137 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.6/5Wonderful! (464 reviews)

"The 12 has always gone the extra mile to ensure guests comfort, but they have made an extra effort in these Covid times. Well done all. We felt safe and they lost nine of their charm."…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2020

The Twelve Hotel
Connemara Coast Hotel
4 out of 5
4.9 mi from Galway Bay
The price is $97 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
4.4/5Excellent! (384 reviews)

"Beautiful views, excellent staff, room-service was prompt"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Connemara Coast Hotel
Atlantic Lodge Galway
4 out of 5
4.7 mi from Galway Bay
Get Rates
Atlantic Lodge Galway
Beautiful 12/14 Bed Cottage Overlooking Galway Bay and the Burren National Park
5/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
A great house in an idyllic location

"We were a mixed group of adults and teens and had the best holiday in New Quay! We thought the house was fantastic. It is really comfortable and equipped to a really high standard. The large garden is lovely with a great outside dining area. With the lovely Flaggy Beach down the road and loads to ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2020

Beautiful 12/14 Bed Cottage Overlooking Galway Bay and the Burren National Park
Newly Rennovated Cottage in Barna, Galway
An Creagán Barna No 65
3.5 out of 5
3.5 mi from Galway Bay
Get Rates
An Creagán Barna No 65
Hot Tub Cottage Near Sea and Golf With Table Tennis, Badminton
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Charming

"An adorable and charming cottage close to hiking, but far enough for solitude after a day of exploration. Kate could not have been more helpful. Kate made sure we were settled in and was there to answer any questions we may have had. Kate brought home made scones and jam and invited us to her home ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Hot Tub Cottage Near Sea and Golf With Table Tennis, Badminton
Abbeyville
3 out of 5
3.6 mi from Galway Bay
Get Rates
Abbeyville
NEW Listing!! Barna Galway Hot-tub Studio FOR TWO Near Golf and Sea
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Lovely Cottage for 2

"Cottage was very clean and had all needed amenities, the hot tub was a nice touch.a Location is very good, near the town and the beach so there was plenty to do and Kate and Carols were amazing hosts"…"

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

NEW Listing!! Barna Galway Hot-tub Studio FOR TWO Near Golf and Sea
Molly's Cottage, Furbo - Sleeps 8 Guests in 3 Bedrooms
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Very charming in a somewhat old fashioned way but with EVERY modcon. Everything worked.

"Hosts were very pleasant and anxious to help. Did not ask us for any housekeeping. View was beautiful. House is close to Connemara and still close to Galway City and Salthill."…"

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2018

Molly's Cottage, Furbo - Sleeps 8 Guests in 3 Bedrooms
Sea Breeze Lodge B&B
5 out of 5
5 mi from Galway Bay
Get Rates
5/5Exceptional! (165 reviews)

"I don't have much experience with B & Bs specifically but our stay at the Sea-Breeze surpassed any expectations I may have had. We were greeted at the door by our host Fred who immediately made us feel welcome in his "home." He offered us complimentary beverages (displayed nicely in the beautifully ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Sea Breeze Lodge B&B
Rusheen Bay House
4 out of 5
4.9 mi from Galway Bay
Get Rates
4.4/5Excellent! (151 reviews)

"While the accommodation is slightly outside the city centre, this turned out to be a positive - we were able to see parts of Galway while walking which we would never have seen otherwise. The staff are lovely and conscientious, and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay"…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2019

Rusheen Bay House
Tranquil Flaggy Shore Sea Views on Wild Atlantic Way, Near Kinvara
4.6/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Canceled due to corona virus

"I sent you notice last week we canceled trip to Ireland due to corona virus Sent email to cottage owner, Clare about refund and rebooking in June but I haven’t heard a word Not happy that under circumstance Vrbo won’t refund our money. We booked this trip last July Not our fault a ban has been implemented. ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

Tranquil Flaggy Shore Sea Views on Wild Atlantic Way, Near Kinvara
Woodfield House
4 out of 5
4.4 mi from Galway Bay
Get Rates
Woodfield House
Don't see what you're looking for?
See all available properties in Galway Bay
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

If you're planning to come to the area to visit Galway Bay, take some time to see the rest of the sights while you're in town. If you're looking for a convenient place to stay, you might search for properties close to public transportation so it's easy to get around.

Staying Near Galway Bay

Choose from 18 hotels and accommodations within 5 miles of Galway Bay, including these picks:

  • Galway Bay Hotel: This 4-star hotel features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an indoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and beach locale.
  • The Twelve Hotel: With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 2 restaurants, along with free WiFi. Our customers like its family-friendly amenities and dining options.
  • Newly Renovated 3 Bedroom Cottage With Sea Views in Barna, Galway: Amenities in this guestroom include a kitchen and a fireplace.

Things to See and Do Near Galway Bay

After you've visited Galway Bay, you can discover the sights within just a few miles of the area.

Galway Golf Club and Leisureland are both worth a visit while you're checking out the area. You might also stop by National University of Ireland-Galway, located 6.4 mi (10.4 km) from Galway Bay, or Eyre Square which is 6.5 mi (10.5 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Galway Bay?
If you’re planning to come to the area to visit Galway Bay, take some time to see the rest of the sights while you’re in town. This historic area is known for its bar scene and great live music scene. You’ll find 44 hotels and other accommodations within a few miles for a convenient home base.
Where is the best place to stay close to Galway Bay?
The Twelve Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. It’s located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from Galway Bay. Other good choices within a few miles include Galway Bay Hotel and Abbeyville.
How many hotels are there near Galway Bay?
Expedia has 44 hotels and other accommodations a few miles from Galway Bay.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Galway Bay, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals near Galway Bay.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Galway Bay?
To access more information about rescheduling or cancelling your stay near Galway Bay, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.

Recent reviews of Galway Bay hotels

More trip options