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The Twelve Hotel

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Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

Firstly thanks to Manon who was Fabulous to book with. On arrival we were given a very warm welcome by both Manon and her colleague. The warm fruit punch was a nice nice treat on a cold winters day as are the room pastries. This hotel really does differentiate itself with these small touches. I would highly recommend a massage...

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2Thank Caolfhionn1
County Kerry, Ireland
Reviewed 11 January 2015

We booked into the funny moon suite for a night for a relaxing break after working over Christmas. Upon check in we were greeted with a lovely glass of warm punch which was well needed as it was miserable outside. The last at the desk was so warm and friendly abs helped with a map to plan a drive for...

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6Thank Danielle O
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

This was our second visit to The Twelve in Barna. We had a speedy check in, a lovely room with a king size bed, freshly baked treats from the bakery and a hand written welcome card awaiting us. We had dinner down in the bistro as the West restaurant was closed. Some food was average, the calamari and burger. The...

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2Thank kyekyenz
Co Kildare
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We received a gift of our night away in The 12. We received a very warm welcome on our arrival. Our room was very comfortable and stylish. The service in the hotel was to a very high standard throughout. We ate our dinner in the West Restaurant and we were both very happy with our choices. The hotel were very...

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3Thank mirhiggins
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the Twelve Hotel for New Years Eve with my girlfriend. The hotel offers high quality in all areas. The rooms are comfortable and stylishly furnished. West Restaurant offered adventerous and high quality dining. The Pins Bar provided a great envirnment for after dinner celebrations with an extensive drinks and cocktail menu. On our second night we ate...

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2Thank Anthony F
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Had a meal here with family on New Years Day, it was very busy when we arrived in late afternoon. We were told there would be a 10 minute wait but got seats in a few minutes at a long high table with stools. It was very comfortable and the food was really tasty, the staff were very efficient and...

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2Thank Bawnogue
Dublin
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Came here for a Christmas break. We visit Galway a lot as my husband is from the area originally.and this hotel will certainly be our regular stopover. The hotel is quirky - in a very good way. Rooms are lovely but the best of the best is the service. The staff are fabulous - check in so welcoming you feel...

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4Thank Jen W
Carrigaline, Ireland
Reviewed 31 December 2014

The staff coped well with an onslaught of people rushing to check-in and get ready for a wedding reception and they did a really great job. Seeing as it was around lunchtime and all of the rooms would still be in housekeeping hands. Fine hotel in the tiny village of Barna on the Galway Bay (Galway traffic is still VERY...

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2Thank bensoga1
Clonmel, Ireland
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

From check in to check out, the twelve hotel was faultless. I traveled with my girlfriend as we were visiting family in the area and were very impressed by the hotel and food! We are both working in 5 star hotels and were blown away by the standard of the twelve hotel and the services it provided. We are in...

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3Thank Michael D
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 28 December 2014

upgraded to the suite and was very happy with the room and the fantastic service in the hotel. Only room for improvement was that some details were looking in need of a revamp. Eg signs of wear and tear on the leather in the lift, bathtub plug broken, and the odd defective lightbulb. However that being said this hotel is...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
West Restaurant
West Restaurant
Cuisines: European, Irish, International
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Twelve - where history and tradition meet luxury and style. The Twelve is located a beautiful ten minutes from Galway city on the coast road to Connemara. Opened in 2007 to rave reviews, The Twelve won 'Best new hotel in Ireland' and since then has been judged the 'Best boutique hotel in Ireland' every year. Acclaimed for its passion of advocating great food through the use of local, seasonal products, The Twelve has also won every food and wine award there is to win. The Pins Bar really sets the tone with a hip, urban style (awarded Best Gastro Pub in Ireland), this hangout attracts an eclectic crowd. Grab a cocktail and enjoy the best of live music on the weekends. Experience West at The Twelve for the ultimate, gourmet dining experience, then retire to your chic room and consider ordering exclusive seaweed spa treatments to begin your next wonderful day in Barna, Galway. Visit West restaurant and The Pins BarBistroBakery on Trip Advisor ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Twelve Hotel

Address: Barna Coast Rd., Barna, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway > Barna
Price Range: $154 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Twelve Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 48
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“If possible, get a room away from the main road. However, it's not overly loud.”
 of 5 bubbles 426bretb, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ensure you ask for a room not facing the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles Ben10Clare, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the hotel are away from the main road if you're a light sleeper”
 of 5 bubbles Caliazi, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All of the pet rooms here are suites. Definitely worth it if you're traveling with a pet!”
 of 5 bubbles DanielS6542, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room at back as you can hear cars on the road out the front of the Hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles ODriscolls2014, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
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