Located on Galway's picturesque waterfront, Harbor Hotel offers modern rooms including, air-conditioning, free WiFi, bluetooth speakers and onsite car parking. Galway’s lively center is just a 5-minute walk away. The rooms feature cable TV and complimentary tea and coffee for guests. They also provide a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. Dillisk on the Docks offers a contemporary restaurant and bar for casual dining. A full bar menu is also served from 1:00 to 21:00 with live sports on large-screen TVs. The Quay Street shopping street is just 3 minutes’ walk from the hotel, while Salthill Prom is 10 minutes away on foot. Both Corrib and Eyre Square shopping center are a 5-minute walk away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Harbour Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 1, 2005

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Galway, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3+
This property has made significant commitments towards sustainability by subscribing to one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Galway
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  • Katherine
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Parking is with the hotel so that is great. It was easy walking distance to the touristy area of Galway.
  • The
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Room was modern and well furnished, the TV even has Chromecast functionality built in. There is a mini fridge if you need to keep any food or drink cool and the beds were huge - like roll over 3 times huge and still not reach the side. Very...
  • Joan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It was a very short walk to the Latin quarter part of town, and less than 10 min from Eyre Park. There was a restaurant and bar on the first floor and a large lobby. Front desk staff were helpful. The parking lot was secure and directly attached...
  • Todd
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Food was great. Hotel was very clean. And close to shopping center and the water
  • Gemma
    Good location, close to the centre. Very comfortable and friendly helpful staff.
  • Francis
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Everything was pretty wonderful. The room was a good size, bed was comfortable, shower was very nice, breakfasts were very good. It was nice having a restaurant/bar in the hotel for the one rainy day we had. The only critique would be that there...
  • N
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The hotel is perfectly located - very close to the city center and train station (5 min), but just far enough away to feel quiet. The room was also nicely laid out. It felt very modern.
  • Deb
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Breakfast was great (lots from which to choose) and the staff couldn't be more helpful and accommodating especially Gemma, Patricia and Sarah (also a staff member who's been w/ Harbour for 16 years who was wonderful...unfortunately I didn't get...
  • Mary
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was great. breakfast was very good. The room was clean and comfortable. We were a little confused by the need for a room card in the slot to keep the lights on but once we figured that out - no problem! Very enjoyable and would for...
  • Erik
    Great location and pleasant hotel to stay when visiting Galway. Staff is friendly and helpful, car park next to the hotel, clean and spacious room.

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Do you have a swimming pool?

    Sorry but we don't have a swimming pool. Our sister hotel the Galmont has a pool and if staying with the harbour they will let you use at a discounted rate.
    Answered on 16 January 2020
  • hi looking to stay next week on business, how secure is the parking regards

    Dear Guest We have a small secure carpark to the rear of the building . it's covered by a couple of cameras . Kind regards Patricia Front Desk
    Answered on 27 November 2020
  • Due to covid would you have to book a table for dinner in advance

    In order to help us maintain social distancing for our customers, please pre book your preferred meal times for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    Answered on 10 July 2020
  • Do you offer any spa treatments and if no, where would you recommend nearby pls

    Good morning, apologies for the delay in replying. We don't have a Spa in the Hotel. However we recommend the Spa at The Galmont Hotel which is a sho..
    Answered on 31 January 2020
  • May I have an iron and board in the room also?

    Good afternoon, Thank you for your question. We have an iron and ironing board in all our rooms.
    Answered on 22 March 2023
  • Are the beds in your executive rooms two singles together to make a king size bed? I’m just wondering because of the option to make the room twin also

    Dear Guest Many thanks for your query yes we can make an Executive King into a Twin ( 2 singles ) Kind regards Patricia
    Answered on 30 July 2022
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Dillisk On the Docks
    • Cuisine

Amenities of Harbour Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • Parking on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness center
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Private Bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs € 10 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Harbour 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.

Children 18 and above will be charged as 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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Harbour Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking more than 5 rooms, group policy applies with a deposit of 50% at time of booking. Cancelation policy for any groups bookings more than 5 rooms is 14 days prior to arrival.

Please note that the card used to make the booking has to be presented upon check-in.

Please note that all meals will need to be pre-booked in advance with the property in order to maintain social distancing between guests.

Please note we are following government regulations and a valid digital covid certificate with ID will be required on check in to ensure access to the Hotel Bar and Restaurant.

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 can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info 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.

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

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 Harbour Hotel

  • Room options at Harbour Hotel include:

    • Triple
    • Double
    • Twin

  • Harbour Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Dillisk On the Docks

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

  • Guests staying at Harbour Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

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

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

    • Fitness center

  • Harbour Hotel is 1,300 feet from the center of Galway. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.