A 5-minute drive from Galway city center, Ardawn House offers high-quality rooms with attached bathroom and an extensive breakfast menu. There is free on-site parking and Wi-Fi at this elegant guest house on Ireland’s western coast. Each room has a TV, wardrobe and ironing facilities. All have an en suite shower with complimentary toiletries provided. A full Irish breakfast is served alongside dishes including smoked salmon and scrambled eggs. There is a breakfast buffet with fresh fruit, cereals, porridge and homemade bread and preserves. Galway city offers a wide range of restaurants, shopping and cultural events, with attractions including Galway Cathedral and the National Aquarium of Ireland. Eyre Square in the center of the city is a 12-minute walk from Ardawn House.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 full bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
High score for Galway
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  • Anne
    Germany Germany
    The property was beautifully furnished. The room was modern, clean and quiet. It was very convenient to have onsite parking available. We truly enjoyed the made to order breakfast - it was delicious!
  • Zeynep
    United States of America United States of America
    Great location, clean, comfortable, cozy, outstanding staff!
  • Adrian
    United States of America United States of America
    Really nice B&B to stay for a couple of nights. Comfortable beds, quiet and an easy walk to town. All the staff were super friendly and helpful.

Managed by Ardawn Hospitality Limited

Company review score: 9.9Based on 859 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

We are avid trekkers and have visited and trekked some of the worlds great treks. We offer excellent advice on things to do and see while staying in Galway. We are also sailors and have had the pleasure of sailing in the Med, the Carribean, the Sea of Cortez and we even have a trans Atlantic notched up.

Property info

Ardawn House is a family run bed and breakfast. We opened in 1990 and have been serving guests since. Our breakfast is guaranteed to set you up for a great day in Galway and the surrounding areas of Connemara, The Burren, The Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands. Our home is in a quite residential area of the city. You can stroll into the city center in a matter of 10 minutes.

Neighborhood info

Our home is in a quite residential area of the city. You can stroll into the city center in a matter of 10 minutes. It is a very safe area and one need have no concerns in walking in the area. There are numerous restaurants and music venues in the center. There are fabulous walks along our seaside promenade or along the river banks and canals. One can stroll through our city and be charmed by some of the old historic buildings. In the evenings our city streets are alive with street entertainers. A visit to our Museum. University, St Patricks Cathedral, St Nicholas Church and the fisheries Tower are well worth visiting. Catch a live performance in our Town Hall Theatre. Take a cruise up the river Corrib on the Corrib Princess. Take a tour around our city on the open top bus. Visit the Aquarium in Salthill. Take in a performance of Trad on the Prom. Follow the whiskey trail through some of our best pubs. Dine in any one of a number of fine restaurants. Visit the farmers market open every Saturday. Grab a rental bike from the Coca Cola bike stands and take off to explore. Go on one of the many walking tours of the city. Relax and enjoy the city of the tribes.

Languages Spoken


Area info

Amenities of Ardawn House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Private Bathroom
  • Garden
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
Good free Wifi 50 Mbps. Suitable for streaming HD content and making video calls. Speed test carried out by the host.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Chinese

Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules
Ardawn House takes special requests – add in the next step!

From 15:00 to 21:30
From 07:30 to 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
American ExpressVisaMastercardDiners ClubJCBMaestroUnionPay credit card Cash is not accepted
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Quiet hours
Guests need be quiet between 22:00 and 07:00.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 07:00:00.

FAQs about Ardawn House

  • The prices at Ardawn House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Ardawn House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Room options at Ardawn House include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Twin
    • Single

  • Guests staying at Ardawn House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at Ardawn House is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Ardawn House is 2,600 feet from the center of Galway. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.