Galway Hotel Guide - Historic Hotels in Galway, County Galway

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Top Galway Historic Hotels

Glenlo Abbey Hotel
5 out of 5
Bushypark, Galway, Galway
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €279 per night from 12 Dec to 13 Dec
€279
per night
12 Dec - 13 Dec
4.7/5 Exceptional! (463 reviews)
"5 star service with a wonderful setting, peaceful with all the amenities"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2022

Glenlo Abbey Hotel
Park House Hotel
4 out of 5
Forster Street, Eyre Squre, Galway, Galway
4.6/5 Wonderful! (998 reviews)
Dangerous bathroom mars visit
"The only negative is the bathroom. The black marble sill was very very slippery. And getting in and out of the bathtub is difficult and dangerous for someone with short legs. There should be a bath mat and something to grab hold of…Overall, it’s a nice hotel with spacious rooms and attractive ..."

Reviewed on 8 May 2022

Park House Hotel
Harbour Hotel
4 out of 5
New Dock Road, Galway City, Galway, Galway
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €127 per night from 8 Jan to 9 Jan
€127
per night
8 Jan - 9 Jan
4.3/5 Excellent! (998 reviews)
"Convenient to downtown and shopping."

Reviewed on 7 Dec 2022

Harbour Hotel

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Galway Bay Hotel
4 out of 5
258 R336, The Promenade Salthill, Galway, Galway
The price is €108 per night from 2 Jan to 3 Jan
€108
per night
2 Jan - 3 Jan
4.3/5 Excellent! (993 reviews)
"It was a beautiful hotel and exactly as pictured!"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2022

Galway Bay Hotel
The Western Hotel
3 out of 5
33 Prospect Hill, Galway, Galway
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €100 per night from 8 Jan to 9 Jan
€100
per night
8 Jan - 9 Jan
4.2/5 Very Good! (992 reviews)
"Our stay was enjoyable although I was put off when we checked in as the person at the desk didn’t adequately handle the order of people waiting to check in. The parking was also not evident when arriving."

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2022

The Western Hotel
Jurys Inn Galway
4 out of 5
Quay Street, Galway, Galway
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €119 per night from 19 Dec to 20 Dec
€119
per night
19 Dec - 20 Dec
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"Amazing location and great breakfast buffet."

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2022

Jurys Inn Galway
Eyre Square Hotel
3 out of 5
Forster Street, Eyre Square, Galway, HP1 TCP0
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €110 per night from 8 Jan to 9 Jan
€110
per night
8 Jan - 9 Jan
4/5 Very Good! (1,000 reviews)
"The hotel was conveniently located and the staff was excellent"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2022

Eyre Square Hotel
7 Cross Street
4 out of 5
7 Cross Street, Galway, Galway, H91 TD63
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €146 per night from 11 Dec to 12 Dec
€146
per night
11 Dec - 12 Dec
4/5 Very Good! (173 reviews)
"The service was very good, and our stay was so relaxing The staff was really kind and willing to attend any request"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2022

7 Cross Street
Corrib Village University Campus Apartments
3 out of 5
Corrib Village, Newcastle, Galway, Galway
3.7/5 Good! (23 reviews)
Corrib Village Apartments
"We stayed for 3 nights checking in was easy reception were very helpful convenient to Galway City nice walking area very happy with cost safe, clean & well serviced our daughter husband & 2 children also stayed in another apartment which was great yes would stay again Mary"

Reviewed on 5 Jul 2021

Corrib Village University Campus Apartments
Corrib Village University Campus Rooms
2 out of 5
Newcastle Road, Galway, Galway
3.2/5 (363 reviews)
"Great place to lay your head at the end of the day ,shared kitchen and dining room,"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2022

Corrib Village University Campus Rooms
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Galway Historic Hotels information

 

Historic Hotels in Galway

74

Highest price €279
Cheapest price €100
Number of guest reviews 7003
Total number of hotels in Galway 212

 

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect on my historical trip to Galway?

A visit to the historical places in Galway is likely on top of your sightseeing list. Be sure to check out the major shopping area and great live music while you're here. You can also discover the area's entertainment choices.

What's the best accommodation in Galway to absorb the local history?

St Anthony's is a top 3-star B&B on Expedia for those interested in history. Spanish Arch is a short 4-minute drive away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Corrib Village University Campus Rooms and Abbeyville.

How many historical hotels are there in Galway?

In Galway, there are 210 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 22 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.

What are the top historical sites and other places in Galway?

Galway is notable for landmarks like Spanish Arch, Galway Cathedral and Lynch's Castle. Known for its live music scene, cultural venues include Galway City Museum, Town Hall Theatre and Druid Theatre. A couple of additional sights to add to your itinerary are Shop Street and Quay Street.

What is a historic hotel like in Galway?

By choosing a historic hotel, you can sleep in a place that has an official historic designation. A stately home, palace or even a lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel provided that it's a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found within the guestrooms or public spaces of such hotels in Galway, bringing the history to life.

What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?

“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term "historic hotel" is more commonly used in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and building of historic hotels tend to be the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, it's mainly the cultural value and how it inspired the community.

Do historic hotels in Galway have modern facilities?

Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, though efforts have been made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the normal amenities found in a hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Galway, don't worry that you'll find yourself staying at a place that's uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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