Get an overview of this hotelGalway 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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Total number of rooms - 153 
  • Wedding services 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Room Amenities

  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Turndown service 
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Where to Eat

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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Nearby Things to Do

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.

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

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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We should mention

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.

National Rating

Official Ireland Rating provided by Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority)

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