This property is 14 minutes walk from the beach. The Residence Hotel is situated in Galway's entertainment neighbourhood and offers free WiFi.

The hotel features 20 individually designed bedrooms which include a flat-screen TV with access to Netflix and tea/coffee making facilities.

The Residence Hotel is located next to the 1520 Bar, which offers a homemade menu daily. Live music can also be enjoyed.

Galway’s Latin Quarter features medieval streets and numerous boutiques, cafes, bars, and restaurants. Eyre Square and Galway Station are both 5 minutes’ walk away.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

The Residence Hotel has been welcoming guests since 9 Jun 2008.

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM machine on site.

Property highlights

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


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  • 2 single beds
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  • The staff speak English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Spanish Arch
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  • Galway City Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Bold Art Gallery
    0.1 miles
  • St. Nicholas Collegiate Church
    0.1 miles
  • Shop Street
    0.1 miles
  • The Market
    0.1 miles
  • Lynch’s Castle
    0.2 miles
  • Eyre Square Centre
    0.3 miles
  • Eyre Square
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant McDonaghs
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  • Restaurant Fat Freddy's
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  • Cafe/bar The Quays
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Cactus Jacks
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  • Cafe/bar Quay Street Kitchen
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  • Cafe/bar The King's Head
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • National University of Galway
    0.5 miles
  • Galway Greyhound Stadium
    0.9 miles
  • Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre
    1.5 miles
  • Galway Bay
    4.9 miles
  • Spiddal
    9.5 miles
Natural beauty
  • Sea/ocean Atlantic
    0.9 miles
  • River Corrib
    2.5 miles
  • Lake Corrib
    12.4 miles
  • Mountain Mammturk
    29.8 miles
Public transport
  • Train Galway Railway Station
    0.3 miles
Closest airports
  • Shannon Airport
    40.3 miles
  • Ireland West Airport Knock
    45.4 miles
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1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: Irish

Facilities of The Residence Hotel
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
  • Evening entertainment
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 10 per day.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules The Residence Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

Guests requiring parking should contact the hotel directly for details. Contact information can be found on the booking confirmation.

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

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help 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 identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Residence Hotel

  • Check-in at The Residence Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Room options at The Residence Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple

  • The Residence Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • 1520

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Residence Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking

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

    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live music/performance
    • Live sport events (broadcast)

  • The prices at The Residence Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Residence Hotel is 550 yards from the centre of Galway.

  • The nearest beach is just 0.7 miles from The Residence Hotel.