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Merriman Hotel

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Front of property
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Premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board, free rollaway beds
Premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board, free rollaway beds
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Overview of Merriman Hotel

Merriman Hotel

3.0 star property

4.1/5 Very good

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
Main Street, Kinvara, Galway, IE

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDunguaire Castle14 min walk
  • Popular LocationCorcomcoe Abbey13 min drive
  • Popular LocationCoole Park23 min drive
  • AirportShannon (SNN)50 min drive

Room options

About this area


Merriman Hotel is located in Kinvara. Dunguaire Castle and Kilmacduagh are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Burren National Park and Galway Bay. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Galway Race Course or Galway Greyhound Stadium. Scuba diving and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and rock climbing nearby.

What's nearby

  • Dunguaire Castle - 14 min walk
  • Gort Golf Club - 11 min drive
  • Corcomcoe Abbey - 13 min drive
  • Kiltartan Hedge School - 14 min drive
  • Coole Park - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • Ardrahan Station - 15 min drive
  • Shannon (SNN) - 50 min drive

About this property

Merriman Hotel

3-star hotel
Merriman Hotel provides amenities, such as a bar and a restaurant. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • Free self-parking
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), wedding services and tour/ticket information
  • A 24-hour front desk, smoke-free property and luggage storage
  • Guest reviews give good marks for the breakfast, convenient parking and helpful staff
Room features
All 32 rooms feature comforts such as premium bedding, as well as amenities such as free WiFi.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with deep-soaking baths and free toiletries
  • TVs with premium channels
  • Free extra beds, coffee/tea makers and daily housekeeping


English, French, German

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–10:00 AM: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 6 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • Tides Bistro
  • Thatch Bar

Family friendly

  • Free rollaway/extra beds


  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Free rollaway beds
  • Premium bedding


  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination


  • Premium channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free rollaway/extra beds!

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 6 for children (approximately)

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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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

Merriman Hotel
Merriman Hotel Kinvara
Merriman Kinvara
Merriman Hotel Hotel
Merriman Hotel Kinvara
Merriman Hotel Hotel Kinvara

Frequently asked questions

Is Merriman Hotel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Merriman Hotel?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Merriman Hotel?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at Merriman Hotel?

Checkout is at noon.

Where is Merriman Hotel located?

Situated in Kinvara, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Dunguaire Castle and within 9 miles (15 km) of Galway Bay and Gort Golf Club. Kilmacduagh and Kiltartan Hedge School are also within 9 miles (15 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Merriman Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, Merriman Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Merriman Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 56 out of 140 reviews" "
" "5 - Excellent 40%
Rating 4 - Good. 54 out of 140 reviews" "
" "4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 19 out of 140 reviews" "
" "3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 10 out of 140 reviews" "
" "2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 140 reviews" "
" "1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice 1night stay over
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice hotel, food delicious, staff v friendly and helpful, traditional music was great, beautiful area but weather was terrible, but would be beautiful place in summer. Easy to get there.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Verified traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Need to improve heat and cleanliness
First room was dirty and had not been serviced They were very apologetic and gave another larger room which was very cold Given 2nd heater that was broken They bought a 3rd heater and left in room but they didn't plug in so room cold Breakfast nice next morning and staff helpful
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent hotel
Very nice hotel. Friendly staff and comfy rooms.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveller
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019