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Seattle
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got off our overnight flight, drove to Galway, then used this central spot to tour the town. We also took some day trips to Connemara and Doolin. I liked this hotel; it was pretty close to the pub district, but also a few blocks from any of the noise.

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was close to Galway city centre which was the only good thing about it. The room we were given was very cold as there was a draft coming from the window area. Bed and pillows werent comfortable. Room cards had to be changed serval times as they didnt work for some reason. The Recieptionists we approached serval on...

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Thewestern1, Manager at The Western Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate the time it took you to leave this feedback. It saddens me that you did not have a positive stay with us. We pride ourselves in offering good customer service and a comfortable nights sleep. I would be happy to look into the negatives of your stay further if you wish to get in touch directly. We will...

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in the two bedroom apartments in the back of the hotel in February of this year. It was spacious and a good value. It was a little inconvenient to get to from the main area of the hotel. You have to go down to the basement then through the garage area then up a sharp incline then up a...

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Thewestern1, Manager at The Western Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate the time it took you to leave your feedback. We are happy to hear that your experience with our staff was positive. We will pass on the compliments. We try to make it as clear as possible where our Suites are located on all booking engine room descriptions. It does mention that they are in a separate building....

Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the hotel for a weekend break. The hotel is in an excellent location just a few minutes walk from Eyre Square. It is very close to shops, bars, restaurants. The free parking is a plus. The room was very clean with a comfortable bed and powerful shower. Toiletries were provided. The room had tea making facilities and an...

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Thewestern1, Manager at The Western Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. We are happy to hear that the majority of your stay with us was pleasant. We try our very best to accommodate our hotel guests as best we can. I will look into the reasons why we could not better accommodate you in the bar as this is not acceptable by...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just home from a lovely family break in Galway.we stayed in the Western Hotel .the staff were wonderful and couldn't do enough for us especially the bar man from malin who sorted my food orders for our 2 year old each day and kindly opened every door for Me .the rooms were clean and tidy and cosy .the only down...

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Thewestern1, Manager at The Western Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review. We are very happy to hear that your experience with us was a pleasent one. We try very hard to provide our customers with the best service. I will pass on your compliments. We hope to see you in the not so distant future. Kindest Regards, Clare-Marie Assistant...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think the fresh food and value for money at Western is equaled anywhere! It's my go to spot for meeting friends for a leisurely lunch and chat and I have never been disappointed. My particular favourite is the Caesar Salad, I've never found its equal anywhere at any price (even at home😮) though the whole menu is a...

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Thewestern1, Manager at The Western Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are very happy to hear we are your regular choice and appreciate your business. Thanks for sharing. Kind Regards, Clare-Marie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situation only a short walk from Eyre Sq. the hotel is in a perfect location. Underground parking is also a plus. Rooms are adequate and have tea and coffee facilities. Reception staff helpful and pleasant to deal with.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel with lovely and extremely helpful staff, the lady on reception was so pleasant and could not have been anymore helpful! great location and so close to the centre of Galway! Would definitely recommend this hotel to everyone! Galway is a beautiful place and has something for everyone with very friendly people:)

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My self and three friends stayed in a family room for 4 people. Extremely comfortable large room with plenty of space. 1 double and 2 single beds. Not huge wardrobe space available but enough for us. The bathroom was fab and quite large. We ate in the hotel bar which was very nice. The menu does not have huge choices...

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stayed in one of the 2 bedroom 2 bath apartments. It was modern, but needed some improvements. The carpet was dirty and very worn. The beds were so uncomfortable because they are old and the springs are coming up through the mattress. The location of the apartment is excellent and the staff was friendly and helpful. With a couple...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Western Hotel holds one of the most enviable locations out of all three star hotels in the West of Ireland, right in the heart of the vibrant Galway City Centre. Behind the Western's Georgian facade the hotel hosts charming en-suite bedrooms, a relaxing and intimate restaurant and a lively bar.For something extra special, The Western also provides 4 luxurious hotel apartments, just to the rear of the building. There is free on-site valet car park available for hotel guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Western Hotel

Address: The Western Hotel 33 Prospect Hill, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $78 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Western Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in Galway
#13 Business Hotel in Galway
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“ask about accessibility of rooms”
 of 5 bubbles sloy2003, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“get directions to the car park in advance of your stay, this hotel is on a one way system with no parking at front.”
 of 5 bubbles RayD35, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoir room 109”
 of 5 bubbles travel0014, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we were at the back and this was grand”
 of 5 bubbles J6223RCmaryl, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not worth the money. Do not waste your money.”
 of 5 bubbles JaneM304, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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