We welcome you

to the Connacht Hotel Galway 

Newly Refurbished

Eclectic, elegant design, creating a warm and welcoming space

Family Breaks

Family Breaks with Kids Activites & Swimming Pool

Warm & Welcoming

New inviting spaces to unwind and relax. Cleverly designed to mix work and leisure. 

Bar Solo

Newly refurbished, with style and sophistication. Now open for all day dining. 

Stylish Design

New areas with flexible layout, ideal for events and groups.

New Barista Bar

Now open in the hotel lobby, 7 days a week. 

Book Direct

for Best Rates, Prepay Discounts and Flexible Rate

Family Rooms

Choice of Family, Bunk Bed Rooms & Suites

Relax & Unwind

20m Swimming Pool & Active 24 Fitness

We're Family Friendly

Warm & inviting play areas and Kids Activities 

Galway City Location

Minutes from Galway City Centre with Free Car Parking


1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments for Long or short-term with full access to Leisure Centre & 24hr Gym 

The Connacht Hotel


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The Connacht Hotel, welcoming guests to Galway for over 50 years.
1969 - 2019

Experience authentic, warm, Irish hospitality while visiting Galway and the West of Ireland.


We look forward to welcoming you to the Connacht Hotel.


A popular Galway hotel, offering a range of hotel rooms, suites and self-catering apartments in Galway with complimentary access to our Leisure Centre.

The hotel has been recently refurbished with an eclectic, elegant design creating a warm and welcoming space for you to relax and unwind.

With a central location that is easily accessible off the M6 motorway, just over 2 km from Eyre Square Galway. We offer complimentary car-parking and bus parking to our hotel guests.

Recently refurbished onsite bar and restaurant, plus a new barista coffee bar and excellent leisure facilities – It is perfect base while on a business or leisure hotel break in Galway City.

The No.1 Choice for a Hotel Break in Galway City

 Free Parking

 Free Wi-Fi

 Wide Range of Accommodation Options.

 Self-Catering Apartments.

 Leisure Centre with 20m Swimming Pool and 24 hr Gym.

 Choice of Dining Options with a relaxed and casual atmosphere.

 Ideal for Group Accommodation and Group Dining. .

 A popular choice for Family Breaks in Ireland with package available throughout summer holidays and mid-term breaks

 Galway City Central Location with a Bus Route at the Hotel Entrance, Onsite Taxi Rank and only a 20 mins walk to Eyre Square.

Galway Summer Staycation

Galway Summer Staycation

If you are planning a Summer Staycation in Galway we've put together a list of some of the Top Things to Do this Summer in Galway

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Easter things to do in Galway for all the Family

Easter things to do in Galway for all the Family

If you are planning an Easter Break in Galway we've put together a list of some of the top things to do this Easter in Galway

We’ve asked our team here at the Connacht Hotel for their Top Choices for Things to Do and Family Activities in Galway, to help you plan the Best Family Hotel Break in Ireland. We've included some all-weather options so no matter hail, rain or sunshine - you can keep all the family entertained. 

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Celebrate Mothers Day in Style

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It’s practically the same date every year and yet every year it sneaks up on us before we know it. If you forgot to call her or send a card last year or ordered a bunch of flowers just a couple of days too late then you have got some serious making up to do.

Even if you don’t fall into that category just think of all the stress you put her through in your teenage years; all the times she’s picked up the pieces when no one else could, given you advice that hadn’t even crossed your mind and done your laundry for you even when you’re a fully-fledged domesticated adult.

Mothers are amazing, there’s no denying that, but when faced with the lines of fluffy pink teddies, heart shaped candles and rose-scented bath sets that line Galway’s shop shelves year after year, the idea of Mother’s Day can be quite a nauseating one.


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