The Westwood House Hotel is one of the finest hotels in Galway City. Combining the warmth and elegance of a charming country house, with all the facilities of a modern 4 star hotel, this is the ideal venue for your Galway adventure. The hotel’s location off the main Galway to Clifden road on the western edge of Galway City, ensures that guests are well placed to experience both the vibrancy of the city and the stunning natural beauty of Connemara. With just 58 guestrooms, an emphasis is placed on friendly personal service & a meticulous attention to detail. After a day spent shopping in the city or exploring the ruggedness of Connemara, relax in one of the spacious conservatories, dine fireside in the intimate Meridian Restaurant, or enjoy a drink in the split-level Westwood Bar.
Looking for that special hotel accommodation in Galway? Well, look no further! The restful guestrooms are modern in design, with a classical twist. A perfect combination of comfort and luxury in a fine country home, with all the modern features expected by today’s discerning traveller.
All Guestrooms Feature:
Meridian Restaurant Galway:
Dine fireside at the intimate Meridian Restaurant – consistently recognized for the quality of the dining experience it offers. Menus are brought to you by a team of dedicated chefs, who use the best local & seasonal ingredients, to produce wonderful, modern Irish fare. Menus are complimented by an eclectic wine list, offering a great range of wines from around the world.
The Westwood Bar:
For a less formal evening, dine-in or retire to the split-level Westwood Bar, where you can mingle with guests and locals alike. The friendly staff, excellent drinks list and extensive bar menu ensure a relaxing and pleasant visit. Food is served from 10.30am to 9.00pm daily with an extensive Carvery Menu from 12.00pm to 2.30pm. All major sporting occasions are shown on one of the two large flat screen televisions and entertainment is provided on many weekends of the year.
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.