The Connacht Hotel


Ideally located in Galway City, there are numerous activities available near the hotel.

Cocktail Class at Hyde Bar & Gin Parlour

Available in our sister hotel and in the newly opened Hyde Bar & Gin Parlour.Hyde is elegant stylish and refined and offers an extensive gin list and cocktail making classes. 

Learn how to make some of your favourite drinks with a few little interesting facts along the way with our talented mixologists on hand to teach you all the tricks of the trade  - mixing, shaking and ultimately enjoying delicious cocktails.

Choose Two cocktails which represent the two sides of your personality: A Dr Jekyll Cocktail & A Mr Hyde Cocktail 

Served with delicious sharing boards | From €20 per person | Minimum Booking for Groups of 6 guests or more – Booking in advance is essential.

Group Activities

Here are just some of the local activity providers we would recommend:

Bubble football / Disco Dodgeball / Alternative Old School Sports Day with

Corrib Princess Cruise – take a fun cruise along the beautiful Corrib

Galway Dance Classes – a very fun group activity for all ages

Go Karting– something different for the afternoon. 

Greyhound Racing – Located minutes from the hotel. 

Galway Pedal Tours – Get a different view of Galway and visit a few bar along the way with

Escape Rooms – another fun activity spilt the crew into team and see who can solve the mystery the fastest


Galway has a legendary nightlife with some of Irelands best bars. There’s too many good bars to mention but here are some of our favourites.

We would hightly recommend checking out the multi-award winning An Púcán, Garvans on Shop Street, 1520 on Quay Street in the Latin Quarter or the newly opened Hyde Bar & Gin Parlour.