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Overview of The Western Hotel

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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds

The Western Hotel

3 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationThe Fountain3 min walk
    Popular LocationEyre Square5 min walk
    Popular LocationGalway Shopping Center7 min walk
    AirportGalway (GWY)11 min drive

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Double Room

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Triple Room

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Twin Room

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 16 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Quadruple Room

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

About this area

Galway

In the city centre and near a train station, The Western Hotel is in an area with great shopping. Galway Harbour and Cooper's Hill Livery are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Galway Tours and Millennium Children's Park and Playground. Travelling with kids? Consider Quay Street and Royal Tara China Visitor Center. Parasailing and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • The Fountain - 3 min walk
  • Eyre Square - 5 min walk
  • Shop Street - 5 min walk
  • Lynch's Castle - 6 min walk
  • Galway Shopping Center - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Galway Station - 6 min walk

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • The Western Restaurant – Restaurant with a bar. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Kids' menu available.

About this property

The Western Hotel

Family-friendly Galway hotel in Galway City Centre, walk to Eyre Square
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a meeting room are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff and a front desk safe are on-site. All 40 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and TVs. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, safes and phones.
The Western Hotel offers 40 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. This Galway hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: EUR 10 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination

Entertainment

  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: EUR 20

Special check-in instructions

The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to 33 Prospect Hill, Galway, Ireland.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay
Dogs only
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: EUR 250 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 10 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 20 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance to request a room on a floor with elevator service.

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars.

Property is also known as

Western Galway
Western Hotel
Western Hotel Galway
The Western Hotel Hotel
The Western Hotel Galway
The Western Hotel Hotel Galway

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Western Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Western Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Western Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Western Hotel?
As of 17 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Western Hotel on 18 Apr 2021 start from €66, 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.
Is The Western Hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, dogs are allowed at this property. There's a fee of EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at The Western Hotel?
Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Western Hotel?
Check-in is from 2 PM - midnight.
What time is check-out at The Western Hotel?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for EUR 20 (subject to availability).
Where is The Western Hotel located?
This family-friendly Galway hotel is located in the shopping district, within a 5-minute walk of Galway Tours and Eyre Square. Galway Cathedral and National University of Ireland-Galway are also within 1 mile (2 km). Galway Station is 6 minutes by foot.

Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 384 out of 988 reviews
5 - Excellent 39%
Rating 4 - Good. 405 out of 988 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 136 out of 988 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 47 out of 988 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 16 out of 988 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Free parking was available but cars parked very tightly together ,not much space , therefore we parked elsewhere
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
I liked my stay cause the room was nice and clean. What i didnt like was shower kept getting hot and cold then hotter. There was no air conditioning in the room either.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
We had a lovely stay in the Western, the room was very clean and comfortable and the staff at reception were very kind and friendly, however we were refused entry into the residents lounge which we were not too impressed about. It was early in the night and the girl working in the bar was quite unaproachable
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I was slightly disappointed ; the location was great and the reception staff and breakfast staff and food were very good and breakfast was very good also the parking manager was very efficient but I appreciate under the present circumstances of COVID 19 the staff were under pressure with the strict rules,but we wanted to have a snack and spend some time in the lounge on one of the nights as it was raining & I felt the communication was bad as we were prepared together food to the value of nine euro and sit in and have a drink but were abruptly told (no you must have a full meal)we were not hungry enough for a full meal so we had to go back to our room- the linens were not changed and no housekeep done apparently we would have had to request this because of COVID so over all I was disappointed with our stay
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

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