Summer Family Breaks

Book Direct and enjoy free Kids Club

The Connacht Hotel


Planning Your Next Summer Family Break? 

Your Summer Starts at The Connacht Hotel

If you’re looking for a suntastic summer family break in Galway, The Connacht Hotel is the place to be.

Located only minutes from Galway city centre, when you stay with us you’ll be close to all the excitement and fun our city has to offer. Plus, our free parking means that you’ll be able to come and go as you please – ideal for an awesome adventure.

When you book direct on our website, you’ll enjoy complimentary access to our Friendly Fellows’ kids club as well as access to our leisure centre with a 20m pool, kids pool, and 24-hour gym.

Are We There Yet?

Enter To WIN!

Your chance to win an incredible summer escape!

Prize includes:

  • 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast in one of our New Family Bunk Rooms
  • 1 Evening Meal for 2 Adults & 2 Kids
  • Family Pass to Atlantaquaria

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T&Cs Apply winner announced on the 10th of June **Please be aware of spam and fake accounts**

Family Rooms

We want to make your stay at The Connacht Hotel as relaxing, enjoyable, and memorable as possible. That’s why we offer a range of different rooms for families of all sizes. You can choose from:

• Classic Family Rooms
• Bunk-Bed Family Rooms
• Family Suites (King Bedroom and adjoining Double/ Single with kitchenette)
• Interconnecting Bedrooms
• 1- and 2-Bedroom self-catering apartments.
• The Connacht Cruiser

Explore Galway as a Family

Galway is brimming with medieval charm, fun activities, and great days out! Whether you want to enjoy a family day out on the Aran Islands, explore the fascinating world of Galway’s Atlantaquaria, or take a trip to Salthill for a beach walk, you’re sure to be entertained.

There are so many brilliant things to do across the city and wider county. We’re keen to make sure you get to experience your favourite parts of Galway, so we’ll help guide you in the right direction.

Make the Most of Our Facilities

Visit us this Summer and enjoy any of the wonderful activities and events the city of Galway has to offer.

We have Family Dining available in our stylish and kid-friendly Rueben’s Restaurant.

Guests of the hotel also enjoy complimentary access to:

• 20m swimming pool & kid's pool.
• Active Fitness – our 24-hour gym.
• Cots and/or rollaway bed(s) (*subject to maximum occupancy).
• Baby bathtub, blankets and high-chairs (*subject to availability).

Family Activities in Galway

Treat your family to a memorable family holiday with so many activites and things to do in Galway city and county.

Galway has a number of activties for the family - big or small. We've put together a list of some of our favourite outdoor activities to do with the little ones when you visit us in Galway.

Complimentary Kid's Club when you Book Direct

Our Friendly Fellows Kid's club is FREE for all guests when your stay is booked direct through our website.

We have created fun-filled activity sessions for both indoor and outdoor sessions.

Please note: pre-booking for the Friendly Fellows kid's club is essential

Self-Catering Apartments

For self-catering family summer holidays in Galway, we offer 1- and 2-bed apartments.

During school holidays and summer months, these are available on 2-night minimum stays.

Our self-catering apartments are located within the hotel complex at the Connacht Hotel. They offer secure, serviced accommodation for hotel guests while in Galway and are easily accessible from the hotel’s main reception area.

The Connacht Cruiser

If you fancy a getaway with a twist, the Connacht Cruiser is ideal. Giving you all the freedom of a traditional self-catering stay in Galway plus some fabulous extras, it’s a fantastic way to bring the whole family together in a sleek and modern setting.

Located just minutes from the bustling city centre, it’s the perfect base for those who want peaceful seclusion with the option of exploring Galway’s treasures.

Sleeps up to 8 people


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