The rooms feature a comfortable bed and a marble bathroom with designer toiletries. Rooms also feature a flat-screen chromecast TV, complimentary WiFi and press reader. In the center of Galway, the The Hardiman is just a 1-minute walk from both the train and bus stations. The dock can be reached in around 5 minutes on foot. Gaslight Brasserie, Oyster Bar and the popular Parlor Lounge at The Hardiman are located on the lower ground floor and open daily, offering classic, tasty food. Guests can relax in the newly renovated Parlor Lounge or take a stroll around Galway City on our doorstep

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

The Hardiman has been welcoming guests since Jun 19, 2006

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Galway, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish


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Room Type
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Galway
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Arthur
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Room was very comfortable. Loved the big tub! Wonderful cocktails and service from the bartender at the bar. Delicious breakfast. Loved that it was included with the room. Front desk staff was very welcoming and helpful.
  • Martin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was perfect. Easy access to major sites, train station, restaurants, etc. Dropped car rental right across the street and a bonus on our rainy day departure: the hotel has a :secret door" that permits direct access directly into the train...
  • Terri
    Excellent customer service!! Location was so close to downtown, train, and bus station.
  • Rebecca
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was excellent. Room was lovely and very comfortable.
  • Jacquelyn
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent location, hotel was beautiful and very clean. Breakfast was a great value. I enjoyed the stay and the proximity to restuarants and live music! The staff was extremly accomodating, friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming.
  • Francene
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    location and traditional look. breakfast was great and options for extras.
  • Jennifer
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    it was perfect location in Galway to get around the city.
  • Michelle
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location is perfect. One block from the Dublin bus and one from the tour bus pick up. Great breakfast, comfortable bed and cool historic building.
  • Megan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent location; beautiful old building; friendly staff
  • Lotem
    Everything was perfect, the staff, the room and even the breakfast. We are very picky and they did everything to accommodate our needs. Will come back again if in Galway.

Property questions and answers
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  • Is there a view of eyre square

    Some rooms are overlooking the Square. Room views are on request and subject to availability.
    Answered on 17 December 2019
  • Where can you park your car for the night?

    Hi, The Hotel can valet park your car at a cost of €15 per night. If you wish to park yourself, we have a discounted rate with Hynes Yard Car Park, €..
    Answered on 7 March 2021
  • Do you have rooms with a shower not in the bath thankyou

    Yes majority of our rooms offer shower and baths.
    Answered on 5 July 2020
  • Is there parking at hotel?

    Discounted Car Parking has been arranged for Overnight guests of The Hardiman at the following location: Hynes Yard Carpark at a rate of €9.00 for 24 ..
    Answered on 15 November 2020
  • Do you have a twin bedded superior room?

    Yes some of deluxe and suites can be twinned.
    Answered on 14 May 2020
  • Is their air conditioning in the suites?

    Yes, the Deluxe Suites have air conditioning.
    Answered on 29 June 2021
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Gaslight Brasserie
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of The Hardiman
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs € 15 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

The Hardiman 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 18 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

1 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 35 per child, per night
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 35 per person, 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.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted The Hardiman accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about The Hardiman

  • The Hardiman has 1 restaurant:

    • Gaslight Brasserie

  • The Hardiman offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Room options at The Hardiman include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Suite

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

  • Guests staying at The Hardiman can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • The Hardiman is 350 feet from the center of Galway. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at The Hardiman is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The nearest beach is 3,100 feet from The Hardiman. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.