Plan a Staycation in Galway in 2021

9 August 2021

Planning a visit to Galway during Galway International Arts Festival 2021? We’d like to recommend some of the wonderful hotels, B&Bs, and restaurants in the city who are also Friends and loyal supporters of the Festival.

See for yourself why the City of the Tribes is known for warm welcomes and enjoy the best of Galway’s hospitality. While you’re here, be sure to head out along the breathtaking Wild Atlantic Way for an outdoor adventure. (Why not take a tour with our friends at Lally Tours here).

Galway International Arts Festival 2021 takes place 28 August - 18 September, and this year's festival programme is chock-a-block with indoor and outdoor cultural events to make your visit to Galway a memorable one.

Whenever you decide to visit, we hope you enjoy your trip west!


Whether you’re coming for one night or a longer stay, on a budget or looking to treat yourself, our accommodation recommendations will have something for everyone.


The House Hotel

The Hardiman Hotel

The Galmont Hotel & Spa

Galway Bay Hotel

The Harbour Hotel

Jury’s Inn

The Connacht Hotel

Skeffington Arms Hotel

Clayton Hotel

The Ardilaun Hotel

Imperial Hotel

Flannery's Hotel


Hotels In Connemara (Plan Your Visit to Mirror Pavilion)

Connemara Coast Hotel

Renvyle House Hotel

B&Bs and Guesthouses

Adare Guest House
Inishmore House


Lally Tours




Dough Bros

Handsome Burger

Fat Freddy's

Cava Bodega

Martine's Wine Bar & Restaurant

Cafés and Light Bites

Coffeewerk & Press


Expresso 44



The Blue Note

The Kings Head

Hughes Bar

Tig Cóilí


The Bunch of Grapes

Check out our expert guides to Galway and the Wild Atlantic Way for more to help you plan your visit.