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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

I stayed in a triple room with my 2 sisters for 1 night recently. We were checked in swiftly and given very good directions to the city-we were going to a funeral. We had 3 comfortable beds in our room and good facilities like tea/coffee making, iron, hairdryer etc. We ate in the bar on arrival, food was lovely. When... More 

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5 Thank Rosemary258
mlrite46, 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 by writing your review. It was lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay so many aspects of your stay and we appreciate your very positive feedback. We hope to have the pleasure of looking after you again... More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Reception staff were excellent, organising complimentary soft drinks as our room was not quite ready (we were a little early). Excellent spacious room and best TV of our 15 day trip. We stayed 2 nights and ate in on the first one. Food was fine and good value, but the service was a little stretched as the hotel was extremely... More 

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5 Thank mikebutler46
mlrite46, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us by posting your review. We very much appreciate your very positive feedback and we were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to us again. Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Connacht Hotel. Kindest... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Very well run, staff are excellent very pleasant, room was absolutely lovely, food was good, craic was mighty in the lounge very good vibes, like home from home with a brilliant swimming pool... Can't wait to go back... Thanks again for making our stay so memorable again... X

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2 Thank Donna L
mlrite46, 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 by writing your review. It was lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate your very positive feedback. We hope to have the pleasure of looking after you again in the very near future. Thank... More 

County Galway, Ireland
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We were in the Connacht Hotel in the bar for a coffee, its a lovely place with a great combination of a big hotel with modern decor touches, lots of good colour choices, flames in glass sided fires, all in all very modern and welcoming. The staff were friendly and attentive, the coffee was good and there was wi-fi so... More 

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Thank Galway_Entertainer
mlrite46, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us by posting your review. We very much appreciate your very positive feedback and we were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to us again. Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Connacht Hotel. Kindest... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

The most beautiful swimming pool I've seen in a hotel. The leisure facilities are second to none. The Family room was spacious and very clean. The ensuite had a lovely bath and was clean and fresh. We enjoyed the food and the staff were helpful, organised and polite. We will be returning.

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3 Thank Dee M
mlrite46, 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 by writing your review. It was lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate your very positive feedback. We hope to have the pleasure of looking after you again in the very near future. Thank... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I have used this hotel a few times now, both high and low season, each time the service has been very good , the rooms clean with everything working. They are of a good size and the WiFi is free (or at least on my room rate). Breakfast is very good the service spot on, OK so most of the... More 

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mlrite46, 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 by writing your review. It was lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay so many aspects of your stay and we appreciate your very positive feedback. We hope to have the pleasure of looking after you again... More 

Portumna
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Stayed one night, the reception staff were very friendly and efficient, the room was clean though a little dark, the window was very difficult to open. We had booked a twin room but were given a double, contacted reception and had the room changed within a few minutes. Overall the staff were very helpful and courteous. The location is ideal... More 

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mlrite46, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us by posting your review. We very much appreciate your very positive feedback and we were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay many aspects of your stay and we are sorry that you found the room too dark and the windows difficult to open. We... More 

Limerick, Ireland
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Loved this hotel,staff were great,bar food lovely!bit lively if u want a quiet weekend!!great music in the bar!great buzz in this hotel,easycadcesscto bus taxi service in the city! they really make urxstay comfortable!we will be returning!

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4 Thank Teresaguest
mlrite46, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us by posting your review. We very much appreciate your very positive feedback and we were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to us again. Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Connacht Hotel. Kindest... More 

Sligo
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36 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Had a very nice stay here in July. Plenty of parking despite the hotel being very busy. Check in was fast and efficient and she was very friendly sorry didn't catch her name nice blonde girl. Room was large with 3 beds and spotless. Tv was a bit dated but didn't bother us. Had lunch after checkout. Waited for 10... More 

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3 Thank ogils
mlrite46, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I wish to thank you for sharing your experience by posing your review. It was lovely to read that you enjoyed your stay many aspects of your stay and we appreciate your very positive feedback. We sincerely apologise that your experience in the bar was as your described and I have addressed your feedback with the Food and... More 

County Sligo, Ireland
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

To get away for a night and go shopping in the city centre, we booked this hotel.We got a really cheap deal on lidl-breaks. Room was basic but very clean, comfortable and close to city centre which was all we had expected for the price we payed. Had a great nights sleep! We went to restaurant as soon as we... More 

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4 Thank BeccaeR
mlrite46, 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 by writing your review. It was lovely to read that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay and we appreciate your very positive feedback. We hope to have the pleasure of looking after you again in the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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
  • Concierge
  • 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: $82 - $227 (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:
#7 Spa Hotel in Galway
#17 Family Hotel in Galway
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“D Wing is a REALLY long walk!”
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“Ask for a newly renovated room and one with operating windows.”
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“All rooms are brilliant so does not matter”
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“Request a room on first or second level. The room was quite stuffy but couldn't leave the window open as we were on ground floor.”
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