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Galway City Just 15 Minutes from The Claregalway Hotel

The Claregalway Hotel is the ideal location for those looking to explore Galway and beyond. With convenient access to all main motorways from Dublin, Limerick and Sligo, making us the best choice when booking accommodation while discovering Galway.

Galway or Gaillimh is one of Ireland's most engaging and multicultural cities. With brightly painted pubs heaving with live music and entertainment, specialist restaurants and cafes offering front-row seats for observing buskers and street theatre. Medieval town walls can be found between shops and down side streets, with stalls selling traditionally handcrafted Claddagh rings, books and traditional musical instruments. The gorgeous River Corrib passes through this beautiful city allowing visitors to sit along the Spanish Arch discovering wonderful characters and stories.

Discover the Latin Quater which is home to a host of shops, and Galway's best restaurants. Journey further afield to find yourself in the seaside suburb of Salthill, walk along the Promenade overlooking Galway Bay, the source of the area's famous oysters. Immerse yourself in all the creative city has to offer and discover hidden gems along the way.

 

Why Stay With Us?

Ideally located 15-minutes drive from Galway City Centre, our hotel is perfect for couples, families and solo travellers. Our guestrooms at The Claregalway Hotel are designed for your comfort and luxury. Each room is spacious with minimal themes. Our ultra-comfortable beds are ideal after a long day of exploring Galway City. We have a variety of rooms to suit different tastes. As our guest receive complimentary access to our state-of-the-art leisure centre which boasts an 18-metre heated pool, kids pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room and a fully equipped gym and an exercise studio.  Our hotel is within driving distance to some of the most popular visitor attractions along with being on a main public transport route which gives the ease of access to Galway City and beyond.

Eyre Square Shopping Centre

Eyre Square Centre is known as Galway City's friendliest and most attractive meeting place, boasting over 70 shops including a mix of local Irish retailers as well as the best-known brands from the high street including Penneys, New Look, JD Sports, Mothercare, Dunnes Stores, Burger King and many more. 

Eyre Square

Eyre Square is named “John F. Kennedy Memorial Park" in honour of US President John F. Kennedy after his visit to Galway City in 1963, but most locals and visitors still refer to it as Eyre Square. It has always been a central part of Galway life and culture. 

Galway International Arts Festival hosts performances in Eyre Square every July. Free events are always a highlight of this festival.

The Spanish Arch

The Spanish Arch in Galway City, two remaining arches on the Ceann an Bhalla ("Front Wall") of this Medieval City. The two arches were part of the extension of the city wall from Martin's Tower to the banks of the River Corrib.

Seen here is the Long Walk, a picturesque promenade leading from the Spanish Arch to the Galway docklands.

The Latin Quarter

One of the most popular areas of Galway City, the Latin Quarter is a collection of pedestrian streets which are home to some of the most delightful Shops, Cafes, Pubs and Restaurants this city has to offer. Colourful and welcoming, a trip to Galway City is not complete without a stop at the Latin Quarter.

Galway City Museum

Galway City Museum holds three floors of exciting exhibitions engaging visitors in the archaeology, history and sea science of Galway and Ireland. The attraction is one of Galway’s most popular cultural hotspots and welcomes over 200,000 visitors annually.

From the medieval roots of Galway to more modern history, the Galway City Museum will educate, entertain and implore you to discover more.