The family-run Western Hotel is located in the heart of Galway, just off Eyre Square. The property offer live entertainment in The Western Bar every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night and hearty meals in The Western Restaurant each evening.

Rooms at the Western have private bathrooms with baths, showers and hairdryers. They also include tea/coffee making facilities.

Cooked and continental breakfasts are served daily in the restaurant. 3-course evening meals are served, and guests can enjoy a carvery, a light lunch menu, and an evening á la carte menu. Fine local produce is used in all meals.

The bright and spacious Western Bar has a fine selection of drinks and shows major sporting events on large screen TVs. It also hosts regular live music and DJ’s.

Guests also have access to the Snap Fitness gym for a surcharge of EUR 10 per session. Please contact the property for further information.

Free on-site, valet parking is available for all guests (height restriction is 7.2 feet) and Galway Bus and Train Stations are within a 5-minute walk. The Bold Art Gallery, Galway Shopping Center and the Greyhound Stadium are also nearby.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Western Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 1, 2006

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Galway, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian

Free private parking available at the hotel


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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Eyre Square
    0.2 miles
  • Eyre Square Centre
    0.2 miles
  • Galway Shopping Center
    0.2 miles
  • Lynch’s Castle
    0.3 miles
  • Shop Street
    0.3 miles
  • The Market
    0.3 miles
  • The Salmon Weir Bridge
    0.3 miles
  • Bold Art Gallery
    0.4 miles
  • St. Nicholas Collegiate Church
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Galway Greyhound Stadium
    0.4 miles
  • National University of Galway
    0.5 miles
  • Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre
    1.1 miles
  • Galway Bay
    5.4 miles
  • Spiddal
    9.8 miles
Public transit
  • Train Galway Railway Station
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Shannon Airport
    40.7 miles
  • Ireland West Airport Knock
    45 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Western Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
Wired internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Western Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

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

Check-out

7:00 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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of EUR 100 is required on arrival. That's about 102.42USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 8 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 8 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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

The fine print

Group Policy The Western Hotel prefers not to accommodate groups of 8 or more people.

Please note that for bookings of 4 rooms or more, the payment options and cancellation policies are different. The required deposit is 50% at the time of booking and a further 50% deposit is required at least 2 weeks prior to arrival. The property will contact guests shortly after booking to confirm the procedure, along with details regarding the security deposit required upon arrival.

The Western Hotel offers free underground Valet Car Park for all guests.

Guests checking into CityPoint Apartments are also asked to arrive for their check-in to The Western Hotel. They will be given further instructions at reception.

Please note that the car park operates under the supervision of a valet and should guests wish to use it, they will be asked to leave their car keys with him.

Directions to Hotel’s short term underground parking: Arriving from any direction, follow the signs to the City Center and Eyre Square. Once on Eyre Square, take the road exiting the square at the top right-hand corner at Richardson’s Pub. Proceed onwards on the left lane. Pass TK Maxx, Galway City Council building and The Western Hotel and take the first turn left, then left again into St. Bridget’s Place. The underground car park is on the left, down the ramp.

Please note, guests are not permitted to bring visitors to the property.

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

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

Please inform Western Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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.

A damage deposit of EUR 100 is required on arrival. That's about 102.42USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Western Hotel

  • Western Hotel is 1,000 feet from the center of Galway.

  • Room options at Western Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Quad

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

  • Guests staying at Western Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

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

    • Western Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

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

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

      • Car 1h 20min