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Bristol
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Reviewed 30 May 2011

You'd have to travel far to find a better B&B. Hosts Frank & Joan could not be more welcoming. Frank even gave us a lift downtown in the evening in Joan's new BMW 5 series! Rooms are spotless (bathrooms on the small side) and the breakfast wonderful. Very good value (you get what you pay for). Frank has good tips... More 

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Izegem, Belgium
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Reviewed 29 May 2011

You need to experience this for yourself. Just go there. As the michelin guild would say: "vaut le détour". We stayed for only one day (shame on us!), and got a great time. This is so much more than an ordinary B&B. When you don't care for a sauna, swimming pool and spa, this is even better than the best... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 28 May 2011

Frank was very helpful. He greeted us at the door and grabbed our luggage and took it to the room. He booked our tour for us and had the bus pick us up and drop us off right in front of the B&B. We didn't have to make any plans. It's walking distant to grab dinner but still far enough... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 25 May 2011

Had a WONDERFUL stay at the Petra House Bed and Breakfast in Galway! The hosts were extremely nice and hospitable. The accommedations were wonderful. Rooms were spacious and clean. The location is only about 15 minutes walk to the City Centre. The host was very kind to direct us on how to get there and where we might want to... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 22 May 2011

Wonderful B&B! Frank is a charming and welcoming host. As a previous reviewer said, it was the best breakfast that I had for our entire trip! We stayed for a duration of three nights. The walk into Galway center is a little further than I thought it would be, but doable. Frank said it was only an 8 minute walk,... More 

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Reviewed 22 May 2011

We stayed here in April for two nights. We were in one of the attic rooms which was in the eves, so limited headroom. In addition, the room was in my opinion too small for all the furniture in there. It was very hot when we stayed and I did not like that access to the window was blocked by... More 

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Winterville, NC
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Reviewed 17 May 2011

I highly recommend Petra House if you are near/in Galway. First and foremost, Frank is the most hospitable, helpful, and charming host. I'm certain his wife, Joan, deserves equal credit, although she prefers to stay behind the scenes. Frank is a living tour guide of Galway and the surrounding regions. He was quick to answer any and all our questions,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 17 May 2011

Stayed with Joan & Frank at the Petra House for the last three nights in Ireland. The Petra House hosts typified our entire experience while in Ireland by being incrediblely attentive, friendly with competent service and a welcoming smile. The house itself is immaculate and Joan takes great satisfaction in the detail. We stayed in room 4 and while not... More 

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Metuchen, NJ
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Reviewed 16 May 2011

This B&B is exceptionally elegant. I can’t think of anything that could have been better about it. The B&B was about a ten minutes’ walk into Galway. We parked our car out front, and Frank helped us with our bags. His home is just beautiful--there is a formally appointed common room with a laptop for shared use, and the dining... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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Reviewed 14 May 2011

Petra House is ranked the #1 B&B in Galway for a reason. The service is great...Frank was a great host who never hesitated to provide anything we could have asked for (which for us was limited to directions, but I get the feeling we could have asked anything). The house itself is very cozy and the breakfast in the morning... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Address: Petra 29 College Road, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Petra House b&b
Petra House Hotel Galway
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“I think that all the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles williamkW5986JX, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we had a room in back, overlooking the garden--very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles trawicki, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for the front rooms if you can, the street view is very nice and the rooms are larger.”
 of 5 bubbles USAR_12, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A non-street facing room would be better for light sleepers.”
 of 5 bubbles dgmtyson, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the Top floor. Very quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles Arndoggie, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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