Looking for Galway hotels? There are around 50 Galway hotels scattered throughout the county from the bright lights of Eyre Square to the rugged wilderness of the breathtaking Connemara region. Whether it’s luxury 5 star Galway hotels you’re after, or cheap and cheerful budget Galway hotels, there’s something to suit your needs.
Wherever you decide to stay in Galway make the most of it. It’s one of Ireland’s most unspoilt regions and as you drive along you’ll see the old stone walls and the sheep grazing – it’s kind of like going back in time. It’s the country’s second largest county and it’s split in two by Lough Corrib. Whether you’re a city slicker or if you prefer the peace and quiet of a rural retreat there are plenty Galway hotels to choose from.
Galway hotels in the city offer an excellent standard of accommodation ranging from budget to the very best of luxury 5 star and if you like to be at the heart of the action, this is the spot for you. Whatever the occasion; whether it’s a romantic break for two, a leisure break with the kids or a girls weekend away (lots of shopping of course!) you’ll find a range of Galway hotels that tick all the right boxes. Book early though as Galway hotels in the city are always in high demand.
Galway city, often reffered to as the ‘City of the Tribes’ is the cultural heart of Ireland and it’s the fastest growing city in Europe. It has a strong connection with all things Irish and is famous for its dedication to the arts – Galway Arts Festival is hugely popular. It’s also a vibrant city known for its unique atmosphere and laidback attitude.
As a city it can easily be explored on foot and popular attractions include Eyre Square, at the heart of the city, the Spanish Arch, the City Museum, the National University of Galway, the Cathedral and the Salmon Weir Bridge. Make sure though, if you don’t fancy walking too far to choose Galway hotels near the city centre.
The seaside resort of Salthill is located about 3km from Galway city centre. It boasts no less than 5km of promenade overlooking Galway Bay. For those of you who want to holiday by the sea and yet be a stone’s throw from the city centre, a Salthill hotel is an excellent choice.
Would you like to wake up to the sound of the mighty Atlantic Ocean? There are plenty Galway hotels in Connemara to choose from. Connemara is famous the world over for its miles of indented coastline, golden sandy beaches, magical lakes, bogs spectacular landscape and awe inspiring vistas around every corner. It’s also home to Ireland’s largest Irish speaking or ‘Gaeltacht’ area.
Nestling between Twelve Bens Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, Clifden is viewed as the capital of the region. A visit to Clifden Castle is highly recommended or just immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery of one of Ireland’s prettiest holiday destinations.
Located on the slopes of the Twelve Bens Mountain Range is Connemara National Park. Here, there are numerous walking routes and you’ll also get to spot a Connemara Pony or two. For the keen angler there are plenty fishing opportunities or you can choose one of the hotels in Connemara with golfing facilities. A host of other outdoor activities are also available locally.
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