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The Arches Hotel, Claregalway

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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here a few times. Staff are friendly. Food is very good. What is on the menu is exactly what you get. All the food is reasonably priced. I have tried there breakfast menu as well. A returning customer.

Thank thritysomething
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63 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I used to pass through Claregalway as a child and loved the beautiful abbey ruins and the arch bridge. However, the frantic building during the boom was often accomplished without much thought to aesthetics and modern Claregalway has the look of a US strip mall. That said, it's a handy location for Galway city and east county Galway and is... More 

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52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch and the place was busy. Mixture of clientele. We chose soup and sandwiches-the helpful waitress suggested the special-this worked out cheaper than what we ordered which was basically the same thing but we were grateful for her help. I ordered the garlic mushrooms which were to be honest bland. The soup/sandwiches were tasty. I would return and... More 

Thank mumfirst
Craigavon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This hotel was booked on impulse for one night, as my wife and I were staying about an hour away from Galway City and wanted to spend a day in the city. We were pleasantly surprised with a small modern hotel. Staff from the receptionist through to the bar and waitressing were very helpful and pleasant to converse with. The... More 

Thank Danny H
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

i was staying hear for three days due to a family wedding in the Claregalway hotel it was a nice room with a kettle and decent bathroom the staff were nice and breakfast was excellent but the wifi and main bar left something to be desired if you want a drink go over to the claregalway but the room and... More 

Thank Darth R
Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Booked this hotel last minute . Clean and comfortable room . Fantastic staff very friendly and helpful . 15 min drive to Galway university hospital . Stayed 2 nights with breakfast .The omellete was delicious . I could not fault a thing and this hotel will be my first choice next time i have to go to Galway . Well... More 

Thank ang3332003
Gloucester, Australia
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Newer style of hotel just outside Galway. Really comfortable. Friendly staff. Nice bar and dining room. Close to shops for essentials. Great value for money. Clean, warm and great bed. What more do you need?

Thank farmercol932
Galway, Ireland
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here last night as we had a wedding. Lovely spot- we ended up staying in one of the apartments. They are about a two minute walk from the hotel but they would be ideal for a family as there was a small secure back garden. The place was spotless. We had a lovely cooked to order breakfast. The staff... More 

Thank AgKinner
Cork, Ireland
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132 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Stopped for Breakfast on my way to Mayo I also stopped there last year on same trip and I thought last time it was a self service breakfast as opposed to being served this year I had no complaints and did enjoy my breakfast but would rather self service as could regulate portions better if I had a complaint at... More 

Thank JOANce
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this htl 2 weeks ago with my sister and her daughter who are both coeliac for late Sunday lunch! The waitress who took our order seemed to have very little experience with dealing with coeliacs and a gluten free diet!!! When asked if we could have the turkey plain without the stuffing she replied we can scrape it off!!!... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about The Arches Hotel, Claregalway

Address: Cois Chlair, Claregalway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Claregalway
Price Range: $75 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Arches Hotel, Claregalway 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“avoid trying to use the wifi”
 of 5 bubbles 289darthr, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the front have road traffic noise but are bright”
 of 5 bubbles clairegU7914XM, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the road might be noisey for some people.”
 of 5 bubbles TheHornetCorkcity, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“avoid rooms anywhere near or above the kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles 611mair_add, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for one away from the restaurant kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles ShonaH569, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
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