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1 room, 2 adults

The Residence Hotel

3-starThis property does not have a Ireland Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Beach nearby
  • Free WiFi
  • Elevator
Quay Street, Galway, Galway, H91 P628, Ireland

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Eyre Square
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Beach nearby
    • Free WiFi
    • Elevator
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  • Modern clean hotel. Coffee machine a good bonus. Centrally located within walking…Dec 23, 2019
  • We had a great stay. Great room and huge bed. Wifi really good unlike most hotels. Bar…Aug 27, 2020

The Residence Hotel

from ZAR 1,631
  • Double Room
  • Twin Room
  • Triple Room

What’s around The Residence Hotel


  • In Galway City Centre
  • Eyre Square - 8 min walk
  • Galway Cathedral - 10 min walk
  • University Hospital Galway - 15 min walk
  • National University of Ireland-Galway - 16 min walk
  • Hall of the Red Earl - 1 min walk
  • Druid Theatre - 1 min walk
  • Shop Street - 2 min walk

Getting around

  • Shannon Airport (SNN) - 57 min drive
  • Galway Station - 9 min walk
  • Athenry Station - 19 min drive
  • Craughwell Station - 21 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 20 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 3:30 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking * on site

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

The Residence Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Spanish Arch
  • Spanish Arch
  • Spanish Arch Galway
  • Residence Hotel Galway
  • Spanish Arch Hotel Galway
  • Residence Galway
  • The Residence Hotel Hotel
  • The Residence Hotel Galway
  • The Residence Hotel Hotel Galway


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.

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 12 per night

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 12 per day

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 Residence Hotel

  • Does The Residence Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Residence 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 Residence Hotel currently open?
    This property is closed from October 20 2020 to December 1 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Residence 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 Residence Hotel?
    Yes. Self parking costs EUR 12 per night.
  • Are pets allowed at The Residence Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Residence Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:30 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Residence Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Ard Bia at Nimmo's (4-min walk), Aniar (4-min walk), and Dela Restaurant (4-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at The Residence Hotel?
    No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Caesar's Palace (3-min drive) is nearby.

Recent reviews

Superb 9,0 From 150 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Brilliant hotel in a great spot, rooms are very cool
Kevin, ie1 night business trip
Good 6,0
Good location
Location is very good. Reception staff were great, very friendly and helpful Room was adequate but bed was not very comfortable and we had no outside window which was a bit strange. The trade off for the location is that it’s a bit loud in the evening
Adrian, ie2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Super hotel in a wonderful location
If you have never been to Galway before, this hotel has the best possible vantage point, right in the thick of it within easy walking distance of anything you may want to see. The hotel was beyond pristine in terms of clenliness & the staff we encou feted at the front desk were super friendly and kindly explained all of the safety measures in place. The rooms and all spaces are clean, at an impeccable standard re:condition & upkeep and are very nicely decorated. I cannot recommend The Residence highly enough. We'll be back for sure and will be telling our friends.
Rebecca, ie1 night trip
Very good 8,0
good location but noisy
a lot smaller than I though, next to Jury’s inn. Right in the centre with loads of bars, pubs and restaurants around which was a little noisy at night. We have a fire drill at 11 pm, which turned out to be a false alarm. Parking available but not free. Guests got a special rate of £1O per 24 hours.
eva, gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
Fabulous location 💃🍷🍺🍽
Perfect location in heart of Galway & although we didnt eat here food looked fab so would definitely eat here next time. Staff were lovely & although we stayed on a Friday with DJ playing under our room until 2am room was well soundproofed & it didnt bother us. Will b bk.
Stella, ie1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
The best holiday and stay
Perfect location, wonderful staff, very comfortable rooms
Catherine, mx4 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Absolutely loved the location! It was great over all.
ca2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
The Residence Inn
The location can't really be beat and the hotel has made a serious commitment to trying cut the noise from the streets out of the room. You can't be well-situated on a street loaded with pubs and have total silence ; however, the city view rooms have two double-pane windows and thick curtains which seems to do the trick. The rooms also have disposable ear plugs in case it's a particularly noisy evening. In addition to the location, the rooms are very nice and there aren't any issues with poor WiFi connections or slow bandwidth. Everything seems fairly new and there's a bottomless supply of N'espresso in each room. There's also complimentary bottled water (glass bottle) that's restocked everyday (or on demand if you ask the staff). If you drove to Galway, the hotel has arrangements with a few of the local car parks. I'd recommend the Hynes multi-story since the one near the hotel can be a bit cramped. The Hynes one is about a 5-minute walk away and has loads of space. Just park there and then get a hotel discount ticket from the front desk. When you leave, insert your ticket followed by the discount ticket and the rate will be adjusted (to €8/day at the time of this review).
ie4 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great location
David, ie2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great place to stay at in hallway , great location , loved the feel of the place . I will definitely stay again next time in hallway
Colby, us1 night trip

The Residence Hotel

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