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“perfect for a stop over”
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The Western Hotel
Ranked #19 of 46 Hotels in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
Dublin, Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“perfect for a stop over”
Reviewed 12 February 2012

We stayed in this hotel on a Sat night whilst in galway to meet and go out with friends. The hotel is in a perfect location, walking distance to everything and easily found. The room was spotlessly clean and bed very comfortable, shower was excellent, breakfast however was poor but all in all good hotel if you just need somewhere to sleep in good location with a good price. Parking is free too

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with friends
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County Donegal, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 February 2012

stayed in these apartments for a hen last year, they were fantastic!!!
great price, location and decor is fab!!!
and the view was great!!!!
would stay again!!!

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled with friends
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2012

We stayed here a couple of nights. Good breakfast, Nice location, rooms were not special but were clean. Friendly staff. Great place overall. I will be going back for sure.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Rooms were not special, but they were nice, clean, and comfortable. A few blocks away from the main hustle and bustle, but we still could easily walk to the fun. Nice bar open late. Traditional breakfast (eggs, sausage, bacon, pastries, yogurt, fruit, etc.) was fast and good, I think it came with the price of the rooms.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with family
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Dundalk Ireland
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2012

We spent three nights here and the only bad thing to happen to us was the weather. { we cant blame the hotel for that :) }
The room was large and had a double and a single in it even though we only booked a double. The food in the restaurant was excellent and great value.
The Staff was very friendly and helpful from our very first minute to the last minute even after we had checked out. I would have no hesitatation in recommending this hotel.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Galway, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2011

The rooms are very clean,breakfast great!!!!The staff is friendly.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with friends
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 14 December 2011

Staff were very accommodating in allowing me to charge the bill to my sister, who lives in London, as our cards had been cancelled and we didn't have any money. The food in the restaurant was AMAZING, I just had cream of vegetable soup, but I can honestly say it was the best soup I've ever had. My cousin had roast turkey with ham, and she said hers was amazing, too. The breakfast was also wonderful. The room was very nice, spacious, the beds were comfortable. The parking lot was easy to find and easy to access from the hotel. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

I only have one complaint - though our room was very clean, someone had gone to the toilet in our room and not flushed it. I used the toilet first when we stayed at this hotel, and so I am quite sure that it was neither me nor my cousin that forgot to flush. Staying in a hotel with the level of cleanliness that they did, I assume that the toilets were cleaned at least after every stay - either they did not do this, or they did, then used the toilet, and forgot to flush.

I would have given them a 5 star rating if not for that, because seriously, who does that?

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with friends
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Property: The Western Hotel
Address: 33 Prospect Hill (off Eyre Square), Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 46 Hotels in Galway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Western Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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 
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