Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Tuam, Ireland - Updated 2021

airbnb Tuam, Ireland

Tuam is a town in Ireland that also happens to be the second-largest in the country of Galway. It is approximately 35 km (22 miles) from Galway city, the hub of the area. Tuam has been inhabited since the Bronze Age, as it became more and more important in the 11th and 12th centuries as a political and religious apex of Ireland. The town has a market-based layout that showcases how important commerce is to it. Highlights of the town include churches, cathedrals, and castles–a testament to its prowess in the past. You can truly take a step back in time in this gorgeously charming old world of Tuam. And while you’re here, make sure you opt for an accommodation that can cater to your needs. We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals for you to choose from!

1. Marie's place (from USD 35)

Marie’s homestay is a private room in a bungalow that is 10 km (6 miles) away from both Tuam and Headford. It is also near Galway City and Knock Airport. There is a new motorway that makes driving from the airport easier. The surroundings of the bungalow are rural and scenic, so lovers of nature can rejoice! There is a wooded hill walk nearby, where you might even be able to spot fairies. The room is spacious and comes with a private bathroom equipped with both a bath and a walk-in shower. During your time there, you can also use the kitchen if needed. Breakfast is included, so go ahead and make yourself feel at home!

Marie's Place
74 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in bungalow 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room and ensuite where impeccable in comfort and amenities
the breakfast was amazing with lots of choices and gave a good start to the day
breakfast is an incredible amount of food options all delicious
rooms were very comfortable and warm
beds were so comfortable
the rooms /house were immaculate clean and presented
the place is spotlessly clean warm luxurious surroundings and fantastic breakfast
beautiful stylish sparkling clean
our room was cozy and impeccably clean with use of a private living room
it's like a dream house very clean and comfortable lovely breakfast
marie and her husband were wonderful hosts
wonderful accommodation and a very welcoming host
marie and her husband very kind people
beautiful house wonderful hosts truly lovely experience
marie is so kind and careful and talkable
the location is very scenic and beautiful and belclare is also very close to tuam and galway
the location is great too very convenient especially to explore the connemara national park area
very quiet place and shops restaurants are very close as well
marie's place is the best and most unique b &b you'll ever find
if you have the luck to stay at marie place you truly have found a rare find
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2. The Sylaun House (from USD 126)

Make yourself at home here at this beautiful house! It is a country residence with secure parking, located near various sports amenities and cycle routes–for those adventurous at heart. It is a 30-minute drive from Galway city and just five minutes from the city center of Tuam. The international airports of Knock and Shannon are a 45-minute and one and a half-hour drive away, respectively. From this location, you can easily get to other towns in the area as well. The room is bright and spacious and you can relax by the fire when you wish to!

Sylaun House
56 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
warm welcome and excellent room
it was very clean and the rooms were quite big
john offers a nice and tidy accommodation with a clean and modern bathroom
room for improvement with the bedroom itself and the level of cleanliness in the bath
very clean accommodating and great hospitality
the house is wonderful clean and very spacious
host was very good too
john was a very thoughtful host
john is a very nice host
john is a very nice host
john is a great host who responded promptly to all our requests
excellent location for visiting the galway area
wonderful place to stay not far from tuam
very quiet location and hope i will return in the future
it was the perfect base for us as we wanted to be close to kilclonly
excellent house good place to stay
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3. A spacious, quiet, and comfortable home (from USD 37)

If you’re looking to explore the beautiful area of West Ireland, this is a great place to stay! It is well-served by bus routes and motorways that connect it to neighboring towns. It is also well within walking distance to Tuam’s best restaurants and pubs, its town park, and a swimming center. Parking options are also available for guests with cars. Being in a quiet and friendly neighborhood, this is a great chance for you to unwind and go back to nature!

Spacious, quiet & comfortable home
6 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
room was clean tidy and comfortable
this is a nice clean house and john is a friendly host
pleasant accommodation host friendly and helpful
fantastic place to stay in tuam
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4. Home with a view (from USD 110)

Accommodating five guests, this is a house with three bedrooms available. There is also a well-stocked kitchen, two living rooms, a TV, and a washing machine with a dryer. The house is conveniently located just a seven-minute drive from the famous Knock Ma Hill and its lovely walking paths. The house itself is spacious and also has its own garden. Both Tuam and Galway city are nearby so getting around will be easy!

Home with a view
County Galway, Ireland
39 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ann marie is super nice made sure that we had breakfast and wifi and gave us local tips
there was no wifi available but the place was great and the house was clean and roomy
the house itself was clean and quite large
the house is spacious clean and beautifully decorated
she was very kind and available
awesome house and lovely host
great home to stay in with a very professional and helpful host
ann marie is a fantastic host
ann marie is an amazing host her bubbly personality makes you feel right at home
very peaceful and pretty location
the place is very calm and well situated to visit galway and the connemara
a relaxing place to be
place very nice big and quiet
very warm friendly quiet place in the real ireland stone walls and the grass is green
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5. Galway country experience

This private room in a bungalow is a convenient 30 minutes away from Galway city. It is bright, clean, and airy and has one double bed and one single bed. Additional facilities can be provided for extra guests. Do note that cooking facilities are not available. It is one hour away from Knock Airport and one and a half hours away from Shannon Airport. Be comfortably nestled in the Galway countryside with this accommodation–Tuam is also just a short drive away. Whether you’re here for the wonders of Galway’s nature or the hype and buzz of its festivities, this is a great rental option for you!

Country Experience Galway!
Tuam, County Galway, Ireland
158 reviews
Private room in bungalow 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely room complete with tea/coffee
the room was very comfortable and had all the amenities needed
photos do not do the room justice
the room is quite spacious and looks like the photos
the airbnb room had many thoughtful little touches like the tea teacups and kettle in the room
everything was clean and nice
very clean calm and nice
room was very clean private and comfortable
amazing ensuite clean and romantic
very nice place clean and tidy
lovely home and discreet host
helpful host who made it all easy
lovely place very comfortable geraldine is a great host
geraldine is a wonderful host who made us feel welcome while also respecting our privacy
excellent host and superb place to stay
great place good location very comfortable beds
we were able to experience the relaxing farm location while being only 30-45min from galway city center
geraldine is the host of a beautiful location that's close to galway and shannon airport
very nice place in the countryside
a cosy place to stay in the countryside of ireland with a super friendly host
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6. Artists' cottage in a peaceful village

This unique accommodation is a reconstructed stone farm cottage a 10-minute walk away from local shops, a community center, and a church. It is a 10-minute drive from Tuam and 40 minutes from Galway city. The cottage is a true sight to behold: a modern timber-framed building that retains the character of the original building with some additional architectural features. The kitchen is fully-equipped with amenities such as a dishwasher, washing machine, and microwave oven, and the house has a lovely garden with great views. Soak it all in!

Artists cottage in peaceful village
18 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds

7. Spacious, bright, and comfortable home

This is a spacious family home that comes with a lovely garden. It is surrounded by lush peaceful nature and just two km (1.24 miles) from the nearest town. The kitchen and sitting room are bright and spacious and the house has timber floors throughout. The kitchen is also well-equipped with multiple amenities. Such a clean and welcoming house is truly hard to find, so hurry and book away!

Spacious , bright comfortable home
Galway, County Galway, Ireland
27 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Bright bedroom central to Tuam

This is a great place to rent! It is a spacious house in a nice and family-friendly area that is central to Tuam. Galway city is just 30 minutes by bus, and there are facilities in the area such as a park, a leisure center, and a shopping center. There are also restaurants and shops for you to settle your meals and buy necessities from! You’ll never run out of options here, and the location of this space makes it easy to get around the area. Wi-Fi and toiletries are provided, so you can book away with peace of mind.

Bright bedroom central to town
Tuam, Galway, Ireland
17 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Quiet country hideaway

Fancy a country getaway? Make this your place to stay! This is a two-bedroom apartment that is warm and cosy no matter the time of the year. It was just recently refurbished, so everything is as good as new. There are parking options at the front for guests with cars. Accommodating five guests with two bedrooms, it is a great option for small families and groups of friends. Nearby, there are restaurants, shops, and bars so entertainment will not be a hassle. Enjoy the serene country setting with this beautiful house that comes with kitchen facilities, Wi-Fi, and an outdoor area!

Quiet country hideaway
Tuam, County Galway, Ireland
21 reviews
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of room and super comfortable
very nice clean and comfortable place
keith was a very nice host
keith was very good host
keith and his wife are very nice hosts
this is a perfect location for the trips we wanted to make
very nice house very quiet and well equiped
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10. Comfortable double room a in clean and spacious home

This is a clean and comfortable home in a quiet area in Tuam. It is within walking distance to local restaurants and bars in the town center, making its location fantastic! Galway city is just 30 minutes away and there is easy motorway access to the nearby counties. Wi-Fi and toiletries are provided and there are heating facilities. This is a great accommodation option for the price!

Comfortable double room in clean spacious home
Tuam, County Galway, Ireland
47 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amply guest space & privacy if needed with breakfast being a great bonus
we felt very welcome and our room was perfect
the bed was super comfortable
we had a good quiet night in the room with a comfortable bed
clean and cosy
clean comfortable with super friendly hosts
hosts beautifully clean home short walk to town great value for money
jon & claire were excellent hosts
jon and claire were very thoughtful hosts
jon and claire were very good hosts
jon is a welcoming host with a lovely home
jon and his wife were very nice hosts
great value & location was convenient for a night out in tuam
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Time to relax in Tuam

With all its Old World charms, it’s almost impossible to come to Tuam and not feel relaxed and at ease. Book one of these accommodation options and you’re on your way to a good old holiday!

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