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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We had the wonderful opportunity to stay here with our daughter on the top floor room. Everything was beautifully clean and really well presented. George and Bridie were very welcoming, our bedroom was beautifully laid out and the ensuite was well designed and very functional. Breakfasts were hot and fresh and served with a cheery manner. Such a lovely location,... More 

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SliNaMara, Owner at Sli Na Mara, responded to this review

Dear Sue E, Thank you for your kind words and especially for your mention of George! I think he doesn't get enough praise sometimes (Bridie- "Are you finished those Tripadvisor responses yet George?"). We are happy that we helped to make your visit to Galway memorable and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Thomson Family. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2015

This review is about a year overdue but I just wanted to say that this was a great place to stay in Galway. Affordable, quick walk to all main attractions and a lovely host couple. We were given an excellent breakfast each morning and the hosts even helped us pick tours from Galway to attend. They even had to call... More 

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Thank RonnieO17
SliNaMara, Owner at Sli Na Mara, responded to this review

Dear RonnieO17, Thank you for your positive thoughts and impressions regarding your time with us! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The Thomson Family. More 

Winchester
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2014

My best mate and I stayed here back in late July of this year. The B&B was in a quiet cul-de-sac location and only a 10-15 min walk into the centre of Galway. So it was very well located. The owners couldn't do enough for you and were very friendly. Their breakfasts were excellent. The room was very comfortable. I... More 

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SliNaMara, Owner at Sli Na Mara, responded to this review

Dear Damian D, Thank you for your kind words and super review, it's making us blush! We are happy that we helped to make your visit to Galway memorable and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Thomson Family. More 

Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

It was a lovely B&B. They were very accommodating for our funky schedule, and even packed us up a little breakfast since we had to leave so early the following morning! Cute, cozy, clean, and great walking distance from all the places we wanted to explore.

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Thank Killian C
SliNaMara, Owner at Sli Na Mara, responded to this review

Dear Killian C, Many thanks for your great review. We pride ourselves on the three C's, cute, cozy, clean, we might even put that over the door! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The Thomson Family. More 

Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

In a little residential neighborhood... Quiet street, but if you walk ten minutes east or west, you're either on a beautiful beach or in the city. The room was bright and clean, breakfast was great, and Bridie was very friendly! She offered suggestions on activities in the city and booked a taxi for us. The only thing that was a... More 

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1 Thank Jane F
SliNaMara, Owner at Sli Na Mara, responded to this review

Dear Jane F, Thank you for your kind words! Were glad to hear you enjoyed your adventure in Galway. In regards to the closed doors after breakfast, we do like to add a bit of mystery of whats behind door number one or door number two ;) Many thanks for staying with us and we hope to see you again... More 

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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We've been there with a group of four, sharing two double bedrooms. We were welcomed very friendly and had a great time there, including a funny breakfast and some very helpful informations (If you read this: we missed the ferry, though ;-). The rooms are small but clean and fair-priced. Thank you guys!

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Thank Basti W
SliNaMara, Owner at Sli Na Mara, responded to this review

Dear Basti W, Thank you for your super review! We were sorry to hear that you missed your ferry, it must have been that one time in the year it left right on schedule! We are happy that we helped to make your visit to Galway memorable and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Thomson Family. More 

Regina, Canada
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57 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2014

We had a twin room for 4 nights with ensuite (but separate) bathroom on the top floor. Everything with the room & bathroom was fine, super tiny TV. We didn't find Bridie to be very helpful or friendly though, nor particularly knowledgeable of the area, from what we could tell. We had an early morning departure to get a flight... More 

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SliNaMara, Owner at Sli Na Mara, responded to this review

Dear ProudCanuck, Thank you for your constructive review! We were sorry to hear your impressions regarding not being "very helpful or friendly" as this is a cornerstone of our business when welcoming guests to our home. Never the less, we do welcome your feedback and will be sure to take it on board. Thank you for staying with us and... More 

Wollongong, Australia
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2014

had a fabulous stay here. Bridie was nothing but helpful, knowledgeable and kind. Rooms small but adequate, really clean and quiet. Breakfast was excellent, town a short walk away. Would recommend and stay here again. Free wifi, parking, maps

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Thank Kate_on_holiday
SliNaMara, Owner at Sli Na Mara, responded to this review

Dear Kate_on_holiday, Thank you for your kind words! We are happy that we helped to make your visit to Galway memorable and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Thomson Family. More 

Paderno Dugnano, Italy
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Nice and friendly family runs this lovely B&B. I sleeped in a graceful triple attic bedroom, with the wide bathroom and all very clean. Good position, the B&B is a 7 minutes walk from the Galway centre and a 3 minutes walk from Salthill promenade. Good breakfast (Irish or Continental breakfast). Very kind person is Birdie, the owner, she has... More 

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SliNaMara, Owner at Sli Na Mara, responded to this review

Dear Schisy75, Many thanks for your great review We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The Thomson Family. More 

Pearl River, New York
1 review
Reviewed 13 August 2014

My family and I stayed at Sli Na Mara for 2 nights. We had 2 rooms both were very clean and comfortable. The location is perfect, within walking distance to town but yet quiet at night. Breakfast was excellent. The hosts George and Birdie were exceptional, very warm, welcoming and helpful. We highly recommend this B&B

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Thank Kathi M
SliNaMara, Owner at Sli Na Mara, responded to this review

Dear Kathi M, Thank you for your wonderful review! We were very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Thomson Family. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located between Galways's famous Promenade and the bustling city centre, Sli Na Mara offers comfort and a traditional Irish welcome to The City of the Tribes. A five minute stroll will take you to the heart of Galway city where sight seeing attractions, pubs and restaurants are plentiful. Sli Na Mara is perfect for those on business with its free Wi-Fi or those wishing to take advantage of all Galways has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sli Na Mara

Address: Sli Na Mara 9 Whitestrand Park | Fr. Griffin Road, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $98 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Bridie is very responsive, so discuss any specific needs, eg a bedside table, window etc. and she would advise the best room.”
 of 5 bubbles Bronlin, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“towels, close to town, quiet for sleeping!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Brilliant_Nat, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
“It's a quiet residential road so all rooms are peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles ProudCanuck, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If you have difficulty with stairs that are on the steep and narrow side choose the first-floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles RogerP282, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“all appeared to be about the same size”
 of 5 bubbles norab726, 7 Mar 2014 | Read review
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