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Almara House

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Double Room, Ensuite | Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Triple Room | Bathroom | Free toiletries, hair dryer

Overview of Almara House

Almara House

4.0 star property

9.6/10 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
2 Merlin Gate, Merlin Park, Dublin Road, Galway, Galway, H91 R2V8

Guests rated this location 8.6/10 - Excellent

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGalway Mayo Institute of Technology4 min walk
  • Popular LocationMerlin Park Hospital9 min walk
  • Popular LocationGalway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre16 min walk
  • AirportGalway (GWY)19 min drive

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About this area


Located in Galway, Almara House is in the suburbs. Cooper's Hill Livery and Galway Harbour are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Merlin Woods Park and Lough Atalia. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Galway Greyhound Stadium or Galway Race Course. Practise your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as hiking/biking trails in the area. Guests appreciate the bed & breakfast's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Galway Mayo Institute of Technology - 4 min walk
  • Merlin Park Hospital - 9 min walk
  • Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre - 16 min walk
  • Lough Atalia - 4 min drive
  • Galway Clinic Private Hospital - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Galway Station - 11 min drive


  • The Full Duck Cafe - 20 min walk
  • Eddie’s - 5 min walk
  • Mocha Beans - 4 min drive
  • The Tribes Restaurant - 4 min drive
  • JACK Pepperoni PIZZA - 4 min drive

About this property

Almara House

4-star bed & breakfast in the suburbs
You can look forward to free breakfast (local cuisine), a garden and laundry facilities at Almara House. Guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Additional perks include:
  • Free self-parking
  • Free newspapers, smoke-free property and tour/ticket information
  • Coffee/tea in reception
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the breakfast and quiet location
Room features
All guestrooms at Almara House have comforts such as free WiFi and free bottled water.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Free toiletries and hairdryers
  • TVs with satellite channels
  • Fridges, free infant beds and coffee/tea makers

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast available daily
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge


  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • Garden


  • This property does not have any lifts


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Free cots/infant beds


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • Satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Fridge


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 4 PM - 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in.


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots are available on request at the property

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property does not have any lifts
This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Alcohol is not served at this property

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Bed & Breakfast property is rated 4 stars.

Property is also known as

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Almara House B&B
Almara House B&B Galway
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Almara House Bed & breakfast
Almara House Bed & breakfast Galway

Frequently asked questions

Is Almara House pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 20 Mar 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 22 Mar 2023 start from €115.0, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Almara House?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Almara House?

Check-in is from 4 PM - 8:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Almara House?

Checkout is at 11 AM.

Where is Almara House located?

Situated in the suburbs, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Merlin Park Hospital and Merlin Woods Park. Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre and Royal Tara China Visitor Center are also within 2 miles (3 km).




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10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property was great. Located in a nice area, and Marie was an excellent host. I would highly recommend her B&B if you are planning a stay in Galway.

10/10 Excellent


Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great stay!
I loved Almara house and will plan to stay there again. It's a wonderful value and a very comfortable place. The hosts are amazing.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Marie our hostess is wonderful. Nice room. Quite the breakfast. Needs more detail to find this place, well hidden.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everthing was grand. Take bus or taxi to city center
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

8/10 Good


Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
While our stay was OK, the cost for B & B was disproportionate to others we stayed at. Rooms were clean but very small, parking was very limited. Location was away from downtown and not very covenient.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Mari was great and very helpful. The room was very comfortable and the breakfast was always delicious.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice clean rooms. Friendly host
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Room was small but spotless. Marie the hostess was wonderful, well informed and helpful with trip planni g details.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
It was a very nice stay. Next time hopefully things will be open 😊
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020