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The Connacht Hotel is located in the heart of Galway, just one and a half miles from the city center. Within walking distance is famous landmarks such as St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church and Galway Cathedral. Home to Rueben’s Restaurant, guests can expect to enjoy a meal prepared by wonderful chefs or grab a quick drink before embarking on a night out. The hotel also features an indoor pool, health club, an onsite sauna, and Free WiFi in all public areas.

The Connacht takes pride in its individually decorated rooms, focusing on all the thoughtful touches that make your stay as comfortable as possible. All bedrooms have warm décor, high quality bedding, and clean modern furnishing. Room additions such as flowers, a wine or champagne bucket, or extra bedding is available upon request.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Complimentary Wifi Internet
  • TV with Satellite Channels
  • Premium Bedding
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • Coffee & Tea Making Facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Work Desk

Rueben’s Restaurant:

Open for breakfast, brunch, or dinner, Reuben’s is Connacht hotel’s highly popular restaurant and bar. Guests can enjoy a delicious continental style breakfast, an authentic Irish brunch, or a dinner cuisine created with Galway’s freshest ingredients. The warm atmosphere and extensive menu is bound to keep your spirits high and your stomach full!

Bar Solo:

Bar Solo is popular with both guests and locals, serving mid-morning tea & pastries, evening pizza, or fresh-made drinks at the cocktail bar. With live music on the weekends and throughout holidays, as well as a number of large screens for enjoying live sports, Bar Solo’s atmosphere is guaranteed to keep you entertained.

The Connacht Room:

Whether it be for business or personal use, the Connacht Room provides the ideal setting for private dining events. Accommodating up to 150 guests, the room offers a full bar, group menus with á la carte options, and informal buffets.

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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