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.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Galway, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

Breakfast Info

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


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.7
Facilities
8.8
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.8
Free WiFi
9.3
High score for Galway
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Donnelly
    United States of America United States of America
    The location was perfect! It was great to be above the bar/restaurant too
  • Marilyn
    United States of America United States of America
    The staff was so friendly they always were very attentive. Thank you Nile The location was fantastic. Within walking distance to everything!! The pub downstairs was beautiful. The coffee shop next store was so convenient
  • C
    Christine
    United States of America United States of America
    room and beds were very comfortable. Short car ride to center of town. perfectly located at the end of a peninsula, water views.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Skeff Late Bar and Kitchen
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour

Amenities of Skeffington Arms Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • 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
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • 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
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Skeffington Arms Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

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

Check-out

From 8:00 AM to 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.

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
Free

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.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

FAQs about Skeffington Arms Hotel

  • Skeffington Arms Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Skeff Late Bar and Kitchen

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

  • Skeffington Arms Hotel is 150 feet from the center of Galway. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • 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.

  • 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)
    • Bicycle rental

  • Room options at Skeffington Arms Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin

  • Guests staying at Skeffington Arms Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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