Overlooking Eyre Square in the heart of Galway, The Skeffington Arms offers bright, modern rooms, a vibrant bar and restaurant, and Galway‘s largest cocktail bar. The stylish bar includes a 10 foot-high HD big screen.

All of The Skeffington’s colorful rooms include flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Rooms also feature private bathrooms with complimentary toiletries.

The Skeff Bar & Kitchen provides a wide range of locally sourced food, while the popular Skeff Bar consists of 6 bars over several floors, offering cocktails, beers, and 7 sport screens, including a 57-inch HD 3D plasma screen.

Parking is available at a 50% reduction to hotel guests in The Q Car Park, with a hotel stamp. It is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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.

Skeffington Arms Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 25, 2011

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Property Highlights

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

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Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian


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About Skeffington Arms Hotel

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  • Is there car parking

    We are affiliated with Q-Park located around the corner from the hotel. As a resident of the the hotel, you receive a discounted rate of €10.00 which is paid at the reception. The Car Park is located on Merchants Road H91 F38Y.


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    Answered on August 11, 2020
  • Are you wheelchair assesable

    Yes, we are!


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    Answered on January 1, 2020
  • do they serve full irish breakfast

    Hello, Yes we will be doing a full Irish breakfast and residents will be permitted to eat inside our hotel restaurant. This is subject to change according to government restrictions. Thank you.


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    Answered on May 27, 2021
  • Do you pay on arrival or when booking

    Both options are available.


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    Answered on August 11, 2020
  • Hi can hotel residents use the bar until midnight or does the 8pm curfew apply? Thanks.

    Hi, Residents can use the bar until midnight. It is just non residents until 8pm


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on December 30, 2021
  • Do you have rooms suitable for 3 adults.

    Triple rooms (three twin beds) are available.


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    Answered on May 14, 2021
  • Hi I noticed in the pictures there is a room with red bedding that would sleep 4 people. Is this available on Sunday 22nd of august for one night pls

    Hi there, Unfortunately we have no rooms with the red bedding that will sleep 4 available on that date. Kind Regards, Reception.


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    Answered on June 17, 2021
  • Do you accept cash payment And is near the bus station

    Yes we do accept cash payment and are located very close to both the bus and train station. Sarah Reception


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    Answered on August 27, 2021
  • Hello we are booked into stay with yous on Thursday 2nd September for two nights booking under cairns, Would it be possible to get a room with a view of the square

    Good afternoon, I have popped a note of your request on your booking and we will do our very best to fulfill it, We look forward to welcoming you to the Skeffington Arms Hotel, Kindest Regards Marie Reception


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    Answered on August 19, 2021
  • how far is the train station from the hotel

    Train station is 2 minutes walk from the hotel.


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    Answered on May 26, 2021
  • Do you allow pets?

    Good Afternoon, We do allow Guide/Service dogs onsite for assistance only. Kind Regards, Sarah Reception


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    Answered on September 29, 2020
  • Is it noisy in the rooms given that there is a bar underneath ?

    Good morning, We have a number of rooms that are quite rooms and we commit ourselves to having no noise on the ground floor after 11pm when the bar currently closes. Kindest regards Keith Reception Team


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    Answered on September 22, 2021
  • Breakfast option advertised on site but on phoning told no breakfast available? Option of cold breakfast ? what does this consist of?

    Due to Covid restriction we are offering an adapted breakfast service, this consists of a Continental Breakfast Bag (Orange Juice, Granola Yogurt Pot, Croissant, Fruit Salad Pot) there is an additional option for a hot Bacon Roll & Tea or Coffee.


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    Answered on August 28, 2020
  • Is onsite parking

    We are affiliated with Q-Park located around the corner from the hotel. As a resident of the the hotel, you receive a discounted rate of €10.00 which is paid at the reception. The Car Park is located on Merchants Road H91 F38Y.


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  • Is the price quoted for 1 person or 2

    The rates are quoted on a per room basis.


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    Answered on September 3, 2020
  • Its breakfast includedin the price, please?

    Dear Guest Breakfast is optional with our price rates. It is 10 euro extra on top of a room-only rate for breakfast. Kind Regards Front Desk Team


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    Answered on December 8, 2021
  • Do you need to be vaccinated to stay

    No, it is not a requirement to be vaccinated in order to stay at our hotel. Kind Regards Front Desk Team


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    Answered on November 30, 2021
  • Is there a bar for residents, even with certain covid restrictions

    The Skeff Bar is open from 12noon with the last available table sitting at 9:30pm. Operating within Covid Guidelines, 90mins is the max duration of any table booking. Guests can avail of our Call & Collect Bar Service to enjoy drinks in their room.


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on December 13, 2020
  • Will bar and restaurant be open for guests

    The Skeff Bar is open from 12noon with the last available table sitting at 9:30pm. Operating within Covid Guidelines, 90mins is the max duration of any table booking. Guests can avail of our Call & Collect Bar Service to enjoy drinks in their room.


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    Answered on August 28, 2020
  • Are you one of the Flynn hotel groups. I have A€50 gift card

    Good Morning Unfortunately we are not our hotel group is Callanan Hotels, If you have any further queries please do not hesitate in contacting, kindest regards, marie reception


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Eyre Square Centre
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  • Eyre Square
    0.1 miles
  • Lynch’s Castle
    0.1 miles
  • Shop Street
    0.1 miles
  • The Market
    0.2 miles
  • Bold Art Gallery
    0.2 miles
  • St. Nicholas Collegiate Church
    0.2 miles
  • The Salmon Weir Bridge
    0.3 miles
  • Spanish Arch
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Skeff Bar & Kitchen
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  • Cafe/Bar The Skeff Bar & Kitchen
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Top attractions
  • National University of Galway
    0.5 miles
  • Galway Greyhound Stadium
    0.6 miles
  • Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre
    1.3 miles
  • Galway Bay
    5.2 miles
  • Spiddal
    9.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Salthill
    2.7 miles
  • Lake Lough Corrib
    17.3 miles
  • River River Corrib
    0.5 miles
Public transit
  • Train Galway Railway Station
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Shannon Airport
    40.5 miles
  • Ireland West Airport Knock
    45.1 miles
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Amenities of Skeffington Arms Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules
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Check-in

3:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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

Check-out

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 11 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 by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print

Early check-out is available on request at the hotel.

Please note that secure parking is available at the Q car park inside the Eyre Square shopping center. The 24-hour rate for parking is EUR 10, please present your parking ticket at reception upon arrival.

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 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.

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.

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 Skeffington Arms Hotel

  • Skeffington Arms Hotel is 150 feet from the center of Galway.

  • Room options at Skeffington Arms Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin

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

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

  • Guests staying at Skeffington Arms Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • À la carte

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

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bar crawls
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Walking tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)