Where to Stay

This summer, plan the perfect stay in Galway for you, your budget and your needs.

From small but perfectly formed Irish guesthouses, to design-led hotels in the heart of the city centre, there are all manner of beautiful hotels, B&Bs and homes to stay in and around Galway. We’ve narrowed the list down to our absolute favourites across all budgets and needs – take your pick.


Rooftop Panoramas: The Dean Hotel

A design-led hotel with a rooftop bar that would be just as at home in Manhattan

Relaxing Spa: The Galmont Hotel & Spa

A 4-star waterfront hotel just a few minutes from the city centre

Galway Heritage: The Hardiman Hotel

A Galway landmark in the heart of the city.

Ocean Views: The Galway Bay Hotel

A 4-star hotel on the shores of Galway Bay, complete with stunning sea views

City Centre Stay: Jurys Inn Galway

A relaxed hotel just steps away from Galway’s lively city centre

Manorhouse Finery: The Ardilaun Hotel

A family-run hotel with good food and friendly service, just 1km from the centre

Irish Luxury: The Connacht Hotel

A popular Galway institution conveniently located on the way into the city centre

Budget Friendly: The Travelodge Galway

Just a ten minute walk from Eyre Square with onsite parking and multiple awards

Waterfront Comfort: The Harbour Hotel

A comfortable, family-owned hotel based on Galway’s waterfront

City Living: The Imperial Hotel

A 3-star hotel in the bustling shopping district of the city

Boutique Luxury: Hyde Hotel

A newly renovated city-centre hotel with a bustling gin bar

B&Bs and Guesthouses

Family-run: Adare Guesthouse

A charming, family-fun guesthouse, just five minutes from the city centre and the beach at Salthill

Award-winning design: The Stop

An inspiring B&B in the creative heart of the city, complete with Irish textiles and bespoke artworks

Small and perfectly formed: Inishmore House

Five spacious bedrooms in a small family-run guesthouse, a short walk from the city centre

Self-Catering Apartments

Bring your friends: University of Galway Apartments

Located just a short distance from the Heineken Big Top, on the beautiful, parkland campus of University of Galway. A variety of bright, contemporary, self-catering apartments is available, each with a kitchen/living area and up to 6 bedrooms. Guests can enjoy a range of on-site amenities including common rooms, soccer courts and tennis court.



Affordable city living: Sleepzone Galway

Fully equipped with a kitchen, just 100 metres from Eyre Square and three minutes from the bus and rail stations