Just a 5-minute walk from the center of Galway, Desota House provides free Wi-Fi, free on-site parking and comfortable rooms with private bathrooms and flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

With a central location, the Desota House Bed and Breakfast is a great base from which to enjoy the capital of the West of Ireland and the beautiful surrounding area. The city is packed with lively pubs and high-quality restaurants, with many venues featuring authentic traditional Irish music.

The bed and breakfast is only a 5-minute walk from the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) and University College Hospital Galway (UCHG).

All of the non-smoking rooms with private bathrooms have personal safes, tea/coffee-making facilities, mini fridges and complimentary toiletries.

Continental-style buffet breakfasts and full traditionally cooked Irish breakfasts are available each day.

There is a computer and printer, which all guests can use free of charge.

This is our guests' favorite part of Galway, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Desota House Bed and Breakfast has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 14, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Galway, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2!

Breakfast Info

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

Free Private Parking Available On Site


When would you like to stay at Desota House Bed and Breakfast?

Sorry, reservations for more than 90 nights aren't possible.

Enter your dates to check availability.

Your departure date is invalid.

Check-in date
Check-out date
Approximate prices in USD for a 1-night stay
Loading dates...
Room Type
Show prices
Show prices
Show prices
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Lock in a great price for your upcoming stay

Get instant confirmation with FREE cancellation on most rooms!

4 reasons to choose Desota House Bed and Breakfast

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property

The property usually replies within a few days

Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.

Managed by Desota House

Company review score: 9.5Based on 970 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property info

Desota House has been welcoming guests since the 1950s under various owners. Originally built by an Irish family who were returning from living in the USA. The house has been renovated many times since its opening but the name remains the same. All staff have a good knowledge of things to see & do in the locality.

Neighborhood info

We are a short walk to the pedestrianised City centre, NUIG, Galway Cathedral and UCHG.

Language Spoken

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • University College Hospital Galway
    0.2 miles
  • Galway Cathedral
    0.2 miles
  • The Salmon Weir Bridge
    0.3 miles
  • NUI Galway
    0.3 miles
  • National University of Galway
    0.3 miles
  • St. Nicholas Collegiate Church
    0.3 miles
  • Spanish Arch
    0.4 miles
  • National University of Ireland
    0.4 miles
  • The Market
    0.4 miles
  • The Claddagh
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Cookes Thatch Bar
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Hooked
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant John Keoghs
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Eyre Square
    0.6 miles
  • Galway Railway Station
    0.6 miles
  • Galway Greyhound Stadium
    1.1 miles
  • Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre
    1.8 miles
  • Galway Bay
    4.9 miles
  • Spiddal
    9.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Corrib
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Shannon Airport
    40.5 miles
  • Ireland West Airport Knock
    45.3 miles
Missing some information? Yes / No
Great! Thanks for your response.
Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.
Amenities of Desota House Bed and Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Tour desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
Missing some information? Yes / No
Great! Thanks for your response.
Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.

House rules Desota House Bed and Breakfast takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 8:00 PM


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa PayPal UnionPay credit card UnionPay debit card Cash Desota House Bed and Breakfast accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about Desota House Bed and Breakfast

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

  • Room options at Desota House Bed and Breakfast include:

    • Twin
    • Single
    • Double
    • Triple

  • Desota House Bed and Breakfast offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

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

  • Desota House Bed and Breakfast is 2,950 feet from the center of Galway.

  • Guests staying at Desota House Bed and Breakfast can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet