Lying on the River Corrib and Galway Bay, the city of Galway is located in the western part of Ireland and is the sixth most populous city. In 2020, Galway will be one of the European Capitals of Culture along with Rijeka in Croatia, so there’s no better time to visit than the present. Galway has been around since the 1100’s, therefore, the city has lots of old structures and traditions that both locals and guests can see and take part in. Popular landmarks around Galway include Lynch’s Castle, a medieval townhouse, and The Claddagh, the oldest part of Galway. Those barely scratch the surface of this amazing city so why not go and visit and while your there, stay in one of these amazing bed and breakfasts.
Located on the Salt Hill promenade, the Sunrise Lodge is not only named that because it’s cute, you will actually get to see the sunrise over Galway Bay in the mornings. The Galway city center is just a short walk away, and for guests with a vehicle, there is free parking available. Each room comes with a TV and WiFi access as well as some stunning views of Galway Bay and the Burran and Aran Islands. This is a perfect place for people to explore Galway, do some golfing or take a day trip around Connemara.
Located in the heart of Galway and only 1.2 km (0.7 miles) away from the Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Center, the Sea Mist B&B is a great accommodation for those looking to spend lots of time around the city. The accommodation comes with free WiFi and a shared lounge area, and the local Greyhound stadium is also only a short distance away at 2.6 km (1.6 miles) away. Of course, since this is a bed and breakfast, there is also food waiting for you each morning.
This stylish 1930’s era property comes with all the vintage charm of an old house with the modern design and comforts of today. Located right in the heart of Galway, each room is individually decorated and includes heating and a private bathroom. Breakfast is served daily using locally sourced ingredients and the popular Eyre Square is only a 15-minute walk away where you can find all kinds of restaurants. The sea and Salthill are about a 10-minute walk away as well.
Located just under a km (1.6 mi) away from the National University of Galway, the Corrib House offers some amazing accommodations with free WiFi and rooms with a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and a full English or Irish breakfast in the mornings. Guests can relax in the gardens or take a walk to Eyre Square which is just 1.2 km (1 mile) away.
Located only 2.9 km (1.8 miles) away from Eyre Square guests will love this accommodation if they’re looking to head out and explore some of the best spots around Galway. All guest rooms at the Almara house are equipped with a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and free toiletries. Guests can also enjoy a full English or Irish breakfast in the morning and those with dietary restrictions are also welcome to inform the hosts so that alternative meal arrangements can be made.
Claremount House is a beautiful option for those staying in Galway. The home overlooks Galway Bay and bright and luxurious decor adds to the amazing atmosphere. Each breakfast is freshly cooked and for those with a vehicle, there is free parking available for you as well. Each room offers a modern design with goose down duvets, a private bathroom and luxurious towels. Rooms also come with a TV but with either sea or garden view, you probably won’t be watching too much TV anyway. Enjoy afternoon tea or coffee while you look out onto the sea from the dining area or take a stroll to the sandy beaches, only five minutes away.
The Green bed and breakfast is definitely named appropriately. With lots of greenery nearby, you’ll be located just a little outside the city. Galway is about 15 km (9.3 miles) away so you get the best of the city life nearby with the tranquillity of staying just outside the hustle and bustle. Guests can get views of the sea, garden or city and each room comes with free toiletries and WiFi. Of course, breakfast is also included every morning.
Located about 3 km (2 miles) away from downtown Galway, the Tara Lodge is a lovely option for people looking to explore the best sights or Galway. The Galway Greyhound Stadium is only 3.3 km (1.3 miles) away for those who may want to go to the races. For guests arriving from the airport, there is a free shuttle service offered. WiFi is available throughout the property and a continental breakfast is available every morning.
Offering spacious and beautiful rooms overlooking Galway Bay, you will certainly feel the sea breeze at the Sea Breeze Lodge. Every room is an en-suite with beautiful wooden floors, central heating, a flat-screen TV and coffee/tea facilities. The memory foam mattress will guarantee a good night’s sleep in either a king or queen-size bed. Breakfast is served every morning and WiFi is available throughout the property.
10. Norman Villa
Located near the St Nicholas Collegiate Church, the Norman Villa in Galway is a beautiful and quirky accommodation, perfect for those looking for something a little different in their accommodation. The property has a shared lounge and garden area and it is a great choice for those looking to do some exploring around the city. Rooms come with a garden view as well as free WiFi.
Galway is a great city that should definitely be on your list of places to visit if you’re planning on going to Ireland. The beautiful Galway Bay is just the jewel on the crown that makes the city wonderful, and all the bed and breakfasts will be the best part of starting and ending your day.
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