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Galway Bay Hotel

4-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
258 R336The Promenade Salthill, GalwayGalwayIreland

Upscale beachfront hotel with spa, near National Aquarium of Galway
  • Free Internet and free parking
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  • Another lovely stay in this comfortable hotel, with very friendly staff.Dec 5, 2018
  • Fab location Nov 29, 2018
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Galway Bay Hotel

from £70
  • Classic Double or Twin Room
  • Double Room Single Use
  • Family Room
  • Triple Room
  • Classic Double Room, Sea View

What’s around Galway Bay Hotel


  • On the beach
  • South Park (32-minute walk)
  • National Aquarium of Galway (10-minute walk)
  • Galway City Museum (32-minute walk)
  • Spanish Arch (34-minute walk)
  • St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church (36-minute walk)
  • Galway Cathedral (38-minute walk)
  • Salthill Beaches (1-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Knock (NOC-Ireland West) 82-min drive
  • Galway Station 12-min drive
  • Athenry Station 34-min drive
  • Craughwell Station 37-min drive
  • Free self-parking

About Galway Bay Hotel

This seaside hotel is in Galway's Salthill resort area, directly across from the promenade and Galway Bay. The Galway Golf Club is adjacent. City center attractions are about a 5-minute drive.

Hotel Features.
The award-winning Lobster Pot restaurant showcases fresh Irish seafood. Other dining and refreshment options include an Irish pub, a bay-view lounge, and a casual café. 24-hour room service is available. Galway Bay Hotel's health club features an indoor pool adjoined to a children's bubble pool along with a sauna, and gym. The Cuan Beauty offers a variety of beautifying, relaxing, and rejuvenating treatments, ranging from relaxing massages and luxurious body scrubs to make-up and tanning. A conservatory and a rooftop balcony overlook the promenade and bay. Other amenities include a library, complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas, conference facilities, and business services. Complimentary activities such as wine tastings, book chats, and aqua-aerobics, are offered year-round. A children's club is also available to keep young guests entertained. Professional babysitting (surcharge) can be arranged.

Galway Bay Hotel offers 153 guestrooms. All feature premium bedding, complimentary wired Internet access, and cable TV with pay movies. Rooms also include coffee/tea makers, trouser presses, direct-dial phones, and complimentary newspapers. Windows open to the fresh sea air. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available upon request at no extra charge. Bathrooms come with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. The hotel offers an evening turndown service.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 153 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Children's club *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free wired Internet access in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Health club
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Business centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Pay films
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free wired Internet
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


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.


On Site

  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Fitness classes on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Galway Bay Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Galway Bay Hotel
  • Hotel Galway Bay


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments, and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 35 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 12.95 per person (approximately)

Children's club access is available for an extra charge

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 470 reviews

Galway Bay Hotel
Very disappointed with hotel when on arrival at 12.30 after 4 hours travelling were told to go to a soaked changing floor area to get dressed for a wedding in an hours time. Not 4 star at all. Might be an idea to have a designated room for guests to change in.
Mary, gb2 night trip
Galway Bay Hotel
Very Good8.0
Resort Like
Reminiscent of the 50's but a nice place. Lots of kids and families. Overlooking the ocean. Breakfast was fine. Food in bar not so much.
Anne, gb1 night trip
Galway Bay Hotel
Very Good8.0
Philip, gb2 night trip
Galway Bay Hotel
Excellent hotel. Staff are amazing. Breakfast superb
A Traveller, gb2 night trip
Galway Bay Hotel
Very Good8.0
Lovely Hotel with lots do inside and lovely area.
A fabulous hotel with great amenities (bar, restaurant, cafe, leisure centre). Lovely room but A lot of noise outside window. Would stay again.
Clare, gb3 night trip

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