In Galway’s harbor area, within walking distance to
many sights and restaurants
Bright and stylish interiors include inviting lobby with
Clean, contemporary rooms with flat-screen TVs and coffee
and tea-making facilities
Stylish bar and bistro serves a seafood heavy, locally
Small, modern fitness room and business center on-site
Several meeting rooms and event spaces available
Extensive breakfast available
Rooms are small
Popular spot for bachelorette parties, so noise might be an
Fee for parking
Rooms lack minibars or mini-fridges
The 96-room Harbour Hotel Galway is a modern upper-mid-range boutique in the city’s harbor area, a short walk from many top sights, restaurants, bars, and shops. Interiors are stylish and bright, with fresh,
contemporary design featuring a color palette of grays, creams, and royal purples.
The stylish restaurant and bar serves a fresh, locally sourced seafood-heavy
menu and is also often host to private events. The hotel has a small, but
modern, fitness center and several meeting rooms available. Rooms are small,
but clean and modern, with comfortable beds and fluffy bedding as well as
flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. For something a little more centrally located, travelers should check out the nearby House Hotel.
with modern interiors in Galway’s harbor area
The Harbour Hotel Galway is housed in a modern four-story
building in Galway’s harbor area. Floor-to-ceiling windows illuminate the
spacious lobby, which has a lovely seating area in front of a fireplace
featuring a medley of patterns in a cream, gray, and purple color palette
including striped square-shaped armchairs and a dotted carpet. Decor is
contemporary, with stylish, modern elements including glass coffee tables, cool
lighting fixtures, and black-and-white nautical photographs as well as modern
art on the walls. Besides the inviting seating areas, the lobby is a bit
clinical, with plain cream tiled flooring and a large cream front desk presiding over
a corner of the room.
The adjoining bar and restaurant continues with the cream,
gray, and purple color scheme with velvet chairs in rich plum hues that
complement lamps dangling above dark wooden tables. Rich wood floors and
furnishings in the bar pair well with the neutral tones. The restaurant is
filled with cream and wood booth seating, mirrored walls, and a purple carpet
festooned with squiggle patterns. The hotel has several meeting rooms and event
spaces, which makes it a popular venue for various events, parties, and
conferences. It is also attracts a large amount of bachelorette parties, which
might pose noise issues.
within walking distance to most sights and many restaurants and shops
The Harbour Hotel Galway is located on a main road in Galway’s
harbor area, a quiet part of the city center a short walk away from most of the
main sights as well as many restaurants and bars. The surrounding waterfront
area is industrial and the hotel is situated across from a graveyard. Many of the city’s top sights and attractions
are within walking distance, including Eyre Square (eight-minute walk), the Galway
City Museum (seven-minute walk), the Spanish Arch (eight-minute walk), and
Lynch’s Castle (six-minute walk). There is a train and bus station an
eight-minute walk from the hotel.
Small, clean, and modern
rooms with en-suite bathrooms
Rooms at the Harbour Hotel Galway are clean and modern,
though small, with simple, contemporary decor that includes jewel toned
bedspreads and upholstered headboards. Comfortable beds are topped with crisp
white linens and fluffy duvets, and all rooms have work desks, flat-screen TVs,
tea and coffee- making facilities, and free Wi-Fi, though lack minibars or
mini-fridges. Family rooms and interconnecting rooms are also available.
Superior and Executive Rooms offer a bit more space as well as free bottled
water and fluffy bathrobes. Clean and pleasant bathrooms are tiled in white and
have shower/tub combos and a range of toiletries provided.
restaurant and bar, plus private dining available; modern fitness center,
business center, and parking with a fee
The hotel’s Harbour Bar and Restaurant serves a fresh,
locally sourced menu with an emphasis on seafood in a casual, but elegant,
contemporary space. The bar has outside seating on its patio. Afternoon tea is
available, as well as an extensive breakfast (though not included in all room
rates). The restaurant also hosts private events and parties in private dining
suites. The hotel has meeting rooms and conference space as well.
There is a small fitness center -- with a handful of modern
machines -- in the hotel as well as a business center with a computer and printer.
Wi-Fi is free throughout, and parking is available, though with a fee.
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