Situated overlooking Galway Bay and the Clare hills, the Galway Bay Hotel is an award-winning, four-star hotel that caters for all occasions, including weddings, conferences and group getaways. Conveniently nestled along Salthill’s promenade, the hotel is just a five-minute drive from Galway City yet also provides access for exploring Connemara and the Aran Islands.
At Galway Bay Hotel, guests will find 153 elegantly designed rooms, including four executive suites. Each room includes complimentary Internet access, TV, trouser press, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, and tea- and coffee-making facilities. There is 24-hour room service, complimentary newspapers on request and free car park facilities. Additionally, visitors can make use of the leisure centre and can arrange for pampering treatments at the Calmer Waters Health and Beauty Rooms.
Galway Bay Hotel is a place to enjoy excellent cuisine, as its Lobster Pot Restaurant boasts an AA Rosette and a number of other accolades. The restaurant prides itself on selecting fresh, local ingredients and carefully sourced international produce to create fabulous cuisine for all diners to enjoy. The restaurant serves breakfast, Sunday lunch and dinner, while a carvery lunch and other dishes are served at the informal Harvest Café. For a drink with friends, a bite to eat or for some live music, guests can step into An Scadán Caoc, a traditional Irish pub. Finally, the conservatory is an ideal place to watch the waves of the Atlantic, read the newspaper and sip on a cup of tea.
With its range of facilities and top-notch service, Galway Bay Hotel has earned a reputation as a leading conference hotel. There are six purpose-built conference suites with an overall capacity of 1,000 delegates. The hotel also caters for weddings of up to 400 guests, providing a perfect fairytale location that combines luxury, elegance and astounding views.
Recently, Galway Bay Hotel has won a string of very prestigious awards. These include: Best 4 Star Hotel in Ireland, Deloitte Best Managed Company Award 2012 and 2013, Galway Chamber Best Customer Service Award for 2011 and an EFQM Level 5 - Europe's Leading Companies Award 2012