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clearwater florida
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The hotel was in a great location just outside the city. They also have a good restaurant & bar with live music. They were playing country music that night but were so nice & dedicated the song Galway Girls to me & my daughter. If you need public transportation you are close to two bus stops & of course taxi...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was wonderful to read that you have enjoyed your visit to our Hotel and we very much appreciate that you took the time to post your review/ It is always great to hear from our Guests and especially when you read about the little things that make a visit so special, like the band playing " Galway...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Held a family event in the Connacht Hotel and it was a success. The food, presentation, service, table arrangements, etc were all great. This hotel is very family friendly.The Conferencing Co-ordinator was very obliging throughout the organisation of this event. All other relevant staff were hospitable. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the day. Would highly recommend and hold another family event here...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was our great pleasure to look after you and your family for your special occasion and we are delighted that everyone enjoyed the night. Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience by posting your review and for your very positive feedback on so many aspects of the hotel. We hope that we...

Redcross Village
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for the weekend Have to say looks a little bit dated Corridors stunk of damp and if you did not take the old lift the smell of cigarettes was shocking on stair way Some staff were lovely some could do with a bit of training Rooms were adequate clean bed comfortable Food was excellent Had advertising up showing...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us. It was very disappointing to read that you would not return to us for the reasons you have outlined in your review. We have been more that happy to speak with you in person prior to your departure, regarding your dissatisfaction, as we...

Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Hotel was lovely ideally located with free parking ,very modern rooms except for bathrooms within the room but ud get over that as it was clean and well kept ,food was good except for vegetable soup we got was tasteless but everything else was lovely staff around hotel and restaurant lovely and welcoming would definately stay again.

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of all the Team here at The Connacht Hotel, I wish to thank you for writing your review. We were very happy to read that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay and in particular that you found our staff to be friendly and welcoming. I am very sorry to read that you found our Vegetable...

westmeath
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Went to the Connacht Hotel with my hubby and two children.we have stayed in nearly all of Galway hotels at this stage.this hotel is a brilliant hotel for families. We visited over the Christmas period.the room we had family room which was two double beds in room. Now we were offered a room with two single fold up beds plus...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for posting your review. We were delighted that you and your family enjoyed your last visit to us over Christmas. So glad to read that the room with the Two Double beds met your families accommodation needs. We really appreciate your very kind words regarding the friendliness of our Team here at the Connacht...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We are a young couple and spent three nights here for New Years. The facilities were the highlight - excellent gym & pool. Other than that, it was a fairly average hotel. The hotel is a bit awkward to get around and lacks character. The staff were okay. The breakfast dishes were dirty each morning, but the breakfast selction itself...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay with us. It was disappointing to read that you found that our Hotel did not suit your particular needs as a couple during your stay over New Year. We are very lucky to attractive a very wide variety of Guests to our Hotel, from Active...

Ireland
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Stayed for a Family break after Christmas. Hotel was very busy. We had a great stay, children enjoyed the Kids Club and the pool area. Breakfast was excellent. We had two evening meals one in restaurant and one in the bar both were good but staff were under pressure due to the large amount of guest staying a small problem...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I wish to thank you sincerely, for taking the time to share your experience following your last visit to us over the Christmas Holidays. It was lovely to read that you and your family enjoyed your stay and we appreciate your very positive feedback particularly regarding the friendliness of our Team . It's fantastic to read that your...

Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed in this hotel on a Thursday night. €69 bed and breakfast. Breakfast is substantial and a nice atmosphere exists throughout. Rooms are spacious and very comfortable beds. There is a pool and leisure centre, however I did not use these due to time constraints. There is an extensive list of foods on offer. From a bar menu, set menu...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience by posting your review following your last stay with us in January. We are delighted that you enjoyed so many aspects of your visit to us and we appreciate your very positive comments. We look forward to welcoming you back to us and we hope that on your...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the connacht hotel at the start of December for the weekend. Storm Desmond had just landed and the windows in our first room were rattling in an alarming way. We reported it to reception and were moved straight away. The hotel is on the outskirts of Galway city with a bus stop nearby. The bus service is...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Tripadvisor, following your stay with us at the beginning on December. We are sorry that due to the very high winds it was necessary to move your Bedroom due to the noise and we hope that this was not too inconvenient for you all. It was great...

Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Stayed here over the new years break 2015 for 2 nights. Staff are amazing, friendly considerate and engaged not just at reception but in bar, restaurant and housekeeping. They've hired great people. Hotel is huge, modern laid out in 4 blocks. Has a pool and Gym. Gym is modern and well equipped open 24*7 and the pool is a good...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate that you took the time to post your review on Tripadvisor. We are always delighted to hear from our Guests and we sorry to read that you did not fully enjoy your stay with us for the reasons you have outlined in your feedback. However, thank you for your very constructive feedback and also for your...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Connacht Hotel

Address: Dublin Road, Renmore | Galway City East, Galway, Ireland (Formerly Carlton Hotel Galway City)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: $97 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Connacht Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 358
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Also Known As:
Days Hotel Galway
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Galway
#17 Family Hotel in Galway
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