The award-winning, 4-star Galway Bay Hotel overlooks Galway Bay and is located on Galway’s Blue Flag beach. Guests can enjoy the hotel’s swimming pool, a massage fountain, and its AA Rosette Bay Brasserie.

With bright, cozy decor, each room offers an interactive TV, free Wi-Fi, and free newspapers on request. Guests can also make use of a private bathroom with a hairdryer, and tea/coffee facilities.

Guests have free use of the leisure center, which features a fully equipped, modern gym, and a sauna. Health and beauty treatments are also available.

Full Irish breakfasts are served each morning, and the AA Rosette Bay Brasserie serves modern Irish cuisine with fresh ingredients. Harvest Cafe provides carvery lunches and homemade dishes.

Free parking is available, and Galway’s lively center and cathedral are just a 5-minute drive away. Galway Golf Club and Pearse Stadium are both only 10 minutes’ walk away from the hotel.

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

Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre has been welcoming guests since Jun 29, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

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

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • how much deposit is needed for a night Thanks
    If you book an advance purchase rate the full cost will be charged or a standard booking the first night stay is charged within 2 days prior to the da..
    Answered on 1 January 2020
  • Is there a fridge ( for baby milk and food)
    Yes, if requested we can have a small fridge in the room upon you arrival.
    Answered on 1 January 2020
  • How do I select to book half board for reservation in Galway bay hotel
    Hello, You would have to add on the meal as an extra - it will only give you a room only or bb rate on Regards, Reservations
    Answered on 21 June 2021
  • I will be attending a wedding in the hotel on the 20th. The Thomas wedding. Can you please let me know if I have been listed on the guest staying list..
    Hello, If you have a query regarding a room for a wedding you will need to contact the hotel directly . We look forward to hearing from you.
    Answered on 18 January 2020
  • how far from train station are you
    The hotel is located along the promenade in Salthill, which is just over 2km from Galway City Centre, where the train station is located.
    Answered on 3 January 2023
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Bay Brasserie

    Food: Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Amenities of Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Kids' club
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • 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).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Indoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Shallow end
  • Kids' pool
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Massage
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Swedish

House rules

Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM


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.

Children 17 and above are considered adults at this property.

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 - 2 years
Crib upon request
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 46 per child, per night
13 - 16 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 57 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

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.

Bar is closed from Wed, Apr 14, 2021 until Mon, May 31, 2021

Sauna is closed from Wed, Apr 14, 2021 until Mon, May 31, 2021

Fitness center is closed from Wed, Apr 14, 2021 until Mon, May 31, 2021

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Wed, Apr 14, 2021 until Mon, May 31, 2021

FAQs about Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre

  • Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre is 1.9 miles from the center of Galway.

  • Yes, Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Diving
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Kids' club
    • Beachfront
    • Manicure
    • Themed dinners
    • Waxing services
    • Locker rooms
    • Body treatments
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Beauty services
    • Swimming pool
    • Pedicure
    • Live music/Performance
    • Makeup services
    • Beach
    • Fitness
    • Facial treatments

  • Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre has 1 restaurant:

    • Bay Brasserie

  • The prices at Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre.

  • Room options at Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre include:

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Family

  • Check-in at Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.