The Connacht Hotel is located close to Lough Atalia, 1.5 miles from the city center. It features a leisure center with a 50 feet pool, spacious rooms, free Wi-Fi, and free parking.

Rooms at The Connacht are bright and modern in design and feature free internet access, a daily newspaper and an in room safe. They also include a hairdryer, ironing station and tea/coffee-making facilities.

Breakfast and dinner is served in Reubens Restaurant, which has a warm and friendly atmosphere. Bar Solo offers a bright and spacious area that is perfect for mid-morning tea and scones, lunch or an evening snack with regular live music.

Active Leisure & Fitness offers a sauna, steam room, hot tub and a gym.

There is a bus stop outside of the hotel with regular services to the city center. Greyhound Stadium and Connacht Rugby are 0.7 mi away and Galway Racecourse is a 10-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

The Connacht Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 1, 2005

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Breakfast Info

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

Free parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose The Connacht Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
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What's nearby
  • Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre
    0 miles
  • Galway Mayo IT
    0.3 miles
  • Royal Tara China Visitor Centre
    0.5 miles
  • Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
    0.5 miles
  • Galway Greyhound Stadium
    0.7 miles
  • Galway Shopping Center
    1.1 miles
  • Eyre Square
    1.2 miles
  • Eyre Square Centre
    1.2 miles
  • Lynch’s Castle
    1.3 miles
Top attractions
  • St. Nicholas Collegiate Church
    1.4 miles
  • National University of Galway
    1.6 miles
  • Galway Bay
    6.2 miles
  • Spiddal
    10.9 miles
Public transit
  • Train Galway Railway Station
    1.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Shannon Airport
    40.8 miles
  • Ireland West Airport Knock
    44.5 miles
How to get to The Connacht Hotel from Shannon Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Rubens

    Food: Irish, Local, International

Amenities of The Connacht Hotel Great facilities! Review score, 8.7
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Heated pool
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Fitness
  • Steam room
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Solarium
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Russian
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House rules The Connacht Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:30 PM

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

Check-out

Until 11:30 AM

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 13 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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

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

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Diners Club American Express The Connacht Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the card used to make the booking must be present upon arrival along with a matching photo ID. Guests may be denied access if they fail to provide these documents.

For group bookings of 3 and more rooms special terms and conditions apply.

Check-in is from 15:30. The property cannot facilitate early check-in during peak season.

Apartments are serviced only for stays over 5 days. They will be serviced twice a week for stays of 7 days or more. Should guests wish the apartments to be serviced daily, there will be an additional fee charged.

With limited availability in Active Fitness due to social distancing the property are offering 10% discount for bookings made under the Double, Twin or Family room No Leisure Facilities rate.

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

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 The Connacht Hotel

  • Check-in at The Connacht Hotel is from 3:30 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Connacht Hotel by:

    • Taxi 1h

  • The Connacht Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Rubens

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

  • The Connacht Hotel is 1.2 miles from the center of Galway.

  • Guests staying at The Connacht Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

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

    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Game room
    • Kids' club
    • Solarium
    • Evening entertainment
    • Steam room
    • Personal trainer
    • Swimming pool
    • Locker rooms
    • Fitness
    • Live music/Performance
    • Entertainment staff
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Fitness classes

  • Yes, The Connacht Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at The Connacht Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Triple
    • Twin
    • Quad
    • Apartment
    • Suite
    • Trailer

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Connacht Hotel on this page.