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1 room, 2 adults

The Connacht Hotel

3-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars.
Great for families

Good to know

  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Dublin Road, Galway, Galway, Ireland

Family-friendly hotel with 4 indoor pools, near Eyre Square
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Children's club (surcharge)
    • Children's pool
    • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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  • Excellent can't fault anythingSep 19, 2020
  • Staff in all areas, cleaning to resturant were so helpful and friendly Nothing was a…Sep 15, 2020

The Connacht Hotel

from ZAR 1,717
  • Classic Room
  • Double Room
  • Classic Triple Room
  • Twin Room
  • Triple Room
  • Superior Quadruple Room
  • Quadruple Room
  • Family Suite

What’s around The Connacht Hotel


  • Eyre Square - 30 min walk
  • Galway Cathedral - 35 min walk
  • National University of Ireland-Galway - 41 min walk
  • University Hospital Galway - 42 min walk
  • Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre - 2 min walk
  • Galway Mayo Institute of Technology - 11 min walk
  • Galway Greyhound Stadium - 14 min walk
  • Royal Tara China Visitor Center - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Galway Station - 28 min walk
  • Craughwell Station - 17 min drive
  • Athenry Station - 25 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 358 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:30 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11:30 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 4 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Children's club *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

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

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Number of indoor pools - 4
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Steam room
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9
  • Conference space
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchairs available on site
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German
  • Russian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Ruebens Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Connacht Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Connacht Galway
  • Connacht Hotel
  • Connacht Hotel Galway
  • Hotel Connacht
  • The Connacht Hotel Hotel
  • The Connacht Hotel Galway
  • The Connacht Hotel Hotel Galway


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

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: EUR 50.00 per stay

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 12.00 for adults and EUR 5.00 for children (approximately)

Children's club access 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.

FAQs for The Connacht Hotel

  • Does The Connacht Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Connacht Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is The Connacht Hotel currently open?
    The property is closed between December 14 and December 27.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Connacht Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Connacht Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at The Connacht Hotel?
    Yes, there are 4 indoor pools and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Connacht Hotel?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Connacht Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:30 PM to anytime. Check-out time is 11:30 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Connacht Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8,6 From 543 reviews

Fair 4,0
Food was awful in restaurant rooms were not cleaned due to Covid no clean towels everyday would not go back one pillow each in room staff were not nice in restaurant at all rooms so need to be updated would not recommend this hotel at all!!
Bernard, ie3 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great stay
Great hotel, very spacious and spotlessly clean. The children loved the pool.
Martina, ie3 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Best Galway Hotel
Excellent hotel, would recommend
Paul, gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
Lovey Hotel
Stayed for the weekend … Staff could not have been nicer and very helpful … Had a meal in the bar and the food was excellent .. Hotel room a good size and the colour scheme very calming .. I would stay here again. I would rate it higher than the 3 star rating it advertises . 10 out of 10 for me
ie2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Great hotel in great location
Just across the road from Bons Secours hospital where my husband had appointment. All the staff are so helpful and friendly
Irenaie, ie1 night business trip
Poor 2,0
Very Poor Service
My plans changed 48 hours prior to check-in. I contacted the hotel to ask them to change the booking to the following week when I was returning to Galway instead. The hotel refused to change the reservation date so I lost the full cost of my stay. Very poor service, it would have cost the hotel nothing to change the dates at this quiet time of year. Won't be reserving the Connacht Hotel ever again.
Liam, ie1 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
Relaxing break. Room very comfortable with modern furnishings. Staff friendly & helpful. Breakfasts had excellent choices & very tasty as were dinners which we had twice. Swimming pool was laned so we were able to swim without stopping for other pool users. Sauna & steam room were fine though whole area could do with a cosmetic update.
Amelia, gb5 night trip
Fair 4,0
Pretty grim family hotel. Think Butlins. Noisy with paper thin walls
gb3 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
AMAZING time! Loved everything about our stay, including kids club! We have already recommended it to family and friends
sarah, us2 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Room was not as clean as expected. Saucers and cups had stains on them. Lamps only worked at certain times in the evening. Temperature way too hot in the room. Dining service for both evening and breakfast was good.
gb1 night family trip

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