Right within the center of Galway, the Eyre Square Hotel provides brightly furnished rooms with private bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. Galway Cathedral is a 10-minute walk from the hotel. Each room includes a TV and a hairdryer. Guests can use tea and coffee-making facilities in the room, along with a direct-dial telephone. Full Irish and continental breakfasts are served at Le Bistro Restaurant, with a range of pastries, yogurt, and fruit. Traditional Irish and European cuisine is served in the evenings. There's also a lively and stylish Red Square Bar. The hotel is located next to the bus and train station and within a 5-minute walk of Galway’s central shops and attractions. The green park of Eyre Square is just around the corner.

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

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

Eyre Square Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sep 2, 2005

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Galway, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
This property is taking steps towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Galway
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Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • is there car parking available at this hotel?

    Please contact Hotel directly for Car Park Options
    Answered on 1 December 2019
  • is there parking available and is breakfast included in price or extra thank you janice

    Good Evening, Please contact the property direct.
    Answered on 9 December 2020
  • Hi Guys, I’m wondering if you have ample parking available for Motorhomes? We are staying for 1 night on 19th of June and will have 2 with us.

    Hi there, Unfortunately we cannot offer parking for such a large vehicle. The closest open air parking would be on the docks or the cathedral. We woul..
    Answered on 21 May 2021
  • is railway station nearby?

    Yes, the train station is right around the corner from the hotel.
    Answered on 5 March 2022
  • Hi I am just wondering how much a double room for 2 people on 18th March for one night would cost including breakfast the following morning? Breakfast..

    Hi Ava, See our rates for March 2022 below: https://www.eyresquarehotel.com/ Looking forward to have you with us. Kind Regards, Reception Team Ey..
    Answered on 19 January 2022
  • Are rooms accessible by stairs? I have a family member who cannot take elevators.

    Indeed we do, we have stairs for all our rooms on all of our floors.
    Answered on 5 November 2022
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Hotel area info *

2 Restaurants On Site

  • Merchant Café
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Merchant Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Eyre Square Hotel

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Evening entertainment
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Baggage storage
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

House rules

Eyre Square Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM



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 of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 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.


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Eyre Square Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the property is currently in the process of upgrading parts of the hotel to make your experience more enjoyable. Construction noise can be expected between the hours between 10:00 and 17:00, Monday to Friday. The property will do everything they can to keep any disruption to a minimum during your stay.

As Eyre Square Hotel is located in the heart of Galway city some city noise can be expected on site.

Although parking is not available on site discounted parking rates have been negotiated with some local car parks, please contact the hotel direct for further information before you arrive.

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

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.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Eyre Square Hotel

  • Room options at Eyre Square Hotel include:

    • Triple
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single

  • Eyre Square Hotel is 500 feet from the center of Galway. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Eyre Square Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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

  • Guests staying at Eyre Square Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian

  • Eyre Square Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live music/Performance
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Eyre Square Hotel has 2 restaurants:

    • Merchant Restaurant
    • Merchant Café