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A warm welcome awaits you from Matt & Marie Kiernan at Almara House. Their wonderful, highly-recommended home is situated in the city suburbs and just minutes from the heart of Galway City Centre, unrivalled for it’s vibrant atmosphere, quality shopping and excellent array of pubs & restaurants. Almara House is the perfect location to enjoy Galway’s theatres, its famous pubs, restaurants and galleries. It’s also an ideal base from which  to tour Connemara, The Burren, Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands. Almara House adjacent to the Galway Clinic & Merlin Park Hospital. The house is also within easy reach of numerous Golf Courses, including Galway Bay Golf and Country Club, Galway Golf Course and Barna Golf Club. Almara offers complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the house

Nothing has been overlooked at Almara House. Your hosts will make every effort to ensure that your every need is catered for in their tastefully appointed bedrooms.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Complimentary Wireless Internet Access
  • Tea & Coffee Hospitality Tray
  • Comfy Foxford Blankets & Duvets
  • Radio Alarm
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Complimentary Mineral Water
  • Refrigerator
  • TV
  • Complimentary Toiletries

Breakfasts at Almara House are prepared to order each morning and offer many wonderful and healthy choices. Breakfast options include:

  • Crepes
  • Toasties
  • Omelettes
  • The Ultimate Sausage Sandwich
  • Almara House Breakfast Special
  • Selection of Cheese
  • Mushroom Hollandaise Tartlets
  • Open Breakfast Sandwich
  • Selection of Cereals, Juices & Mineral Water
  • Yoghurts
  • Strawberry Sundae with Fromage Frais
  • Smoothies (If you want a real energy booster!)
  • Breakfast Fruit Kebabs with a Yoghurt dip
  • Creamed Porridge served with a dash of Baileys, Drambuie or Honey

Almara House also offers a selection of Fruit Infused Teas, Herbal Teas, Green Tea selection, Earl Grey & Darjeeling. Coffee, Cappuccino & Hot Chocolate.

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.

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