Galway Bay Hotel

The 4 Star Galway Bay Hotel, situated on the Promenade Salthill, has an uninterrupted view of the sea and is situated directly overlooking the famous Galway Bay.  The Hotel is also located 5 minutes from Galway City Centre, so whether you require a sanctuary of relaxation with peaceful and tranquil surroundings, or you wish to explore the culture of Galway City, The Galway Bay Hotel is your ideal location.  Space, grace & elegance are but a few words to describe this luxurious four star property.  Whether it‘s rest & relaxation, a culture-filled break from the ordinary, or an adventure packed trip, there are no shortage of exciting & interesting ways to spend your time within easy access of the Galway Bay Hotel.

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The Galway Bay Hotel’s 153 bedrooms are both luxurious and stylish, and are designed to ensure every guest comfort. Bedrooms include a range of family, interconnecting and sea view rooms, plus six executive suites with plush contemporary décor and interiors.

All Guestrooms Feature:

The Lobster Pot:

The Lobster Pot Restaurant enjoys magnificent views of the Bay on three dimensions, which enhances the restaurants’ light and tranquil character. The style of cuisine is modern with a strong emphasis on fresh Irish produce with a particular focus on fresh fish and Lobster from the Lobster Tank, complemented by a fine wine cellar.  Vegetarian options are available on all menus.  All cuisine in the Hotel is overseen by Robert Bell, the Executive Chef who has received many awards over the years for his culinary achievements.

An Scadan Caoc Pub (Herring Choker):

A lively Traditional Irish Pub in every sense of the word where a warm welcome awaits you.  The lounge just off the Scadan Caoc offers a more subdued domain to enjoy an evening drink whilst overlooking Galway Bay.  Every weekend the bar features the best in local Traditional Irish music.  Here the warm friendly atmosphere is complimented by the perfect pint!

The Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill was yet again recognised for it’s excellent standards of service and cuisine at the CIE Tours International Awards of Excellence recently. This year the hotel has received the coveted award of ‘Best Dinner in Ireland’ in the four star hotel category. This achievement is a true testament to the consistently high quality of cusine offered in the hotel’s Lobster Pot Restaurant, under the watchful eye of Barry Hearns and his Team.

Galway City

On the Map: Galway is a coastal city, located in County Galway in the west of Ireland. Galway is well-served by a good network of roads – the M6/N6 from Dublin (to the east) and M18/N18 from Limerick & Cork (to the south).

In a recent nationwide survey the people of Galway were found to be Ireland’s happiest! And visiting Galway City, the capital of their county it is not hard to see why. It is a lively university city of narrow streets, quaint shopfronts, bustling pubs and stunning surrounding scenery. It has always attracted a bohemian mix of musicians, artists and intellectuals and that attitude is palpable as you walk the streets. Galway has been commercially important since the 11th century when it was a centre for trade with Spain and Portugal. In 1477 Christopher Columbus paid a visit. Galway earned the title “City of the Tribes” around that time, when it was ruled by 14 wealthy merchant families. Today it is lively, with loads of things to do, and is so popular that it can get very crowded in summer, especially during the annual Galway Races. The annual Arts Festival also attracts thousands, especially for its street parade, organized by the multi-award winning production company, Macnas. Its famous Druid Theatre produces and stages plays and has toured internationally, winning awards, including Tonys on Broadway.