expedia

Overview of Galway Bay Hotel

Photo gallery

Front of Property
On the beach
Indoor Spa Tub
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, free wired internet
View from Room

Galway Bay Hotel

4 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationLeisureland3 min walk
    Popular LocationGalway Golf Club11 min walk
    Popular LocationPearse Stadium12 min walk
    AirportGalway (GWY)30 min drive

Choose dates to view prices

Classic Double Room, Sea View

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • 333 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Triple Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • 333 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed

Double Room Single Use

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • 333 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Double Bed

Family Room

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 333 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed

Classic Double or Twin Room

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 333 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed OR 1 Twin Bed

About this area

Galway

Located in Galway, Galway Bay Hotel is on the beach. Galway City Museum and Druid Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Leisureland and National Aquarium of Galway. Traveling with kids? Consider Millennium Children's Park and Playground, or check out an event or a game at Pearse Stadium. Looking to get your feet wet? Scuba diving, water skiing and windsurfing adventures can be found near the property.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Leisureland - 3 min walk
  • National Aquarium of Galway - 9 min walk
  • Caesar's Palace - 10 min walk
  • Galway Golf Club - 11 min walk
  • Pearse Stadium - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Galway Station - 14 min drive
  • AirportKnock (NOC-Ireland West) - 75 min drive

Restaurants

  • Black Cat — 8 min walk
  • Gourmet Tart Co — 8 min walk
  • Da Roberta's Ristorante & Pizzeria — 9 min walk
  • Kai — 3 min drive
  • The Crane Bar — 3 min drive
View in a map

About this property

Galway Bay Hotel

4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa
Spend the day relaxing on the beach or pampering yourself at Galway Bay Hotel's full-service spa. All 153 rooms offer free wired Internet, 24-hour room service, and LCD TVs with cable channels. Premium bedding, coffee makers, and in-room massages are among the other amenities available to guests.
Galway Bay Hotel offers 153 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. 43-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels and pay movies.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Galway hotel provides complimentary wired Internet access. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

An indoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

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

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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
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.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: EUR 12.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Aerobics classes
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Indoor pool
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

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

Business services

  • Business center

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Spa open daily
  • Thalassotherapy

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

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

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from December 27 2020 to February 28 2021 (dates subject to change).
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 35 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 12.95 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 35 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

Property is 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

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Galway Bay Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Galway Bay Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Galway Bay Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Galway Bay Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool and a children's pool.
Is Galway Bay Hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Galway Bay Hotel?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Galway Bay Hotel?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM - anytime.
What time is check-out at Galway Bay Hotel?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is Galway Bay Hotel located?
Nestled on the beach, this Galway hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ladies Beach, Eyre Square, and University Hospital Galway. Galway Cathedral and National University of Ireland-Galway are also within 3 mi (5 km).
4.3
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 501 out of 990 reviews
5 - Excellent 51%
Rating 4 - Good. 340 out of 990 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 101 out of 990 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 30 out of 990 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 18 out of 990 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Big rooms, very nice and helpfull staff, clean facilities and overall very nice experience
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good stay
Great stay. They were well prepared for COVID and didn’t have any issues. Did get some interruptions from people Knocking on doors and they came in to the room to clean before we had actually checked out but was fine.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good experience , especially for the times that’s in it with COVID-19 . Sea view room , good food and very helpful staff .
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
last minute booking
Room was a bit dated but the bed was very comfortable
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

Stay in the know with the Expedia app

Get real-time notifications, view your trip details, and access mobile-only deals.

Text yourself a download link

By providing your number, you agree to receive a one-time automated text message with a link to get the app. Standard text message rates may apply.
Scan the QR code

Scan the QR code