The Connacht Hotel is the ideal destination for sporting groups visiting Galway. We are proud hospitality sponsors of Connacht Rugby, Galwegians Rugby, Mervue United & Maree Basketball Club so your team are in good hands when you stay with us. The hotel is located within minutes of Galway City, Connacht Sports Ground and next to Fahy Field, Mervue United FC home ground. A selection of training pitches is located within walking distance where access can be arranged for teams requiring outside training surfaces throughout your stay.


The hotel provides spacious and contemporary bedrooms and suites. You can choose from double rooms (available for single occupancy), twin and triple rooms or upgrade to a superior suite. Bedroom facilities include en-suite bathroom with power shower, satellite TV, in-room laptop size safe, tea/coffee facilities, iron and ironing board. We offer complimentary WIFI throughout the hotel.


Ruebens Restaurant is open daily for buffet breakfast from 7.30am-11am and dinner is served from 6pm. Bar Solo serves bar food and snacks throughout the day.

Semi-private areas are available for groups with specialised healthy menus to ensure that your team receive the required menus and pre & post-match nutrients throughout their stay.

The meal costs are based on the team menu requirements.


We have a selection of rooms available for Team use for Relaxation and Sports Therapy. Team Room is set up for 40 people theatre style and includes use of screen, projector, flipchart and water.


Visiting Teams can enjoy complimentary use of our Health & Fitness Centre including:

  • Luxurious Heated 20 meter indoor Swimming Pool
  • Sauna, Steam Room and Jacuzzi
  • Fully air conditioned 24 hour gym with comprehensive Cardio equipment and theatre
  • Extensive range of Cybex Resistance Equipment
  • Air Conditioned Aerobic Studio
  • Luxurious Changing Facilities

Please advise if the team require use of the swimming pool for the group recovery session, as this needs to be pre booked (complimentary).

Please advise if team would like use of the training pitch nearby the hotel, as this needs to be pre booked (complimentary).

Leinster Youth U18 September 2017

Just wanted to forward you all on an email thanking you all for everything the weekend.
The lads truly enjoyed their stay with you so many thanks to you and your staff for looking after us all so well.

Look forward to visiting you all again soon.

Leinster Rugby

B&I Cup 2017-2018 January 2017

I just wanted to thank you and your team for the hospitality you showed us yesterday. The way you handled everything from check in, to pre match meals, to accommodating our team room needs played a part in our preparation for the game.

We really appreciate all your efforts.

Rotherham Titans

Ulster Bank League 2017-2018

Malone RFC. Ist VX team and officials have chosen to stay in the Connacht Hotel on their away matches in Galway regularly.
The rooms are of a very high standard, food required is always excellent, the staff are extremely helpful and friendly.
The pool and the gym are well used by the team and have proved very popular.
We have no hesitation in recommending the Connacht Hotel and the sports package they offer to all those interested.

Malone RFC