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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Was here for a stag do over the weekend, friendly staff, great breakfast and good bar food. Limited choice with "main course and pint" offer and not a huge amount of eating in it. Pool area is nice, dressing gowns for the walk over would have been great.

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate that you took the time to post your review and we are very happy to read the you and your group enjoyed your visit. In particular that you all found the staff to be friendly and that your dining experience was to your satisfaction. I am sorry that you felt that the choice on our" Main...

Bray, Ireland
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We booked the hotel for the school mid term break, 2 adults, a 13 year old and a 10 year old. Reception staff were lovely, but on entering our family room, we found it to have a very bad, strong smell. Our kids had wet socks from the carpet. When I alerted reception, we were moved immediately to a scentless...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of the Team at The Connacht Hotel, I wish to thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Thank you for your very positive review, especially regarding the friendliness and helpfulness of the Staff. We are sorry that your first room, had a strong smell, I believe the carpet had been just cleaned in...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Very nice and cosy hotel. Stayed here with my partner and a 2 month baby and must say the staff were very helpful. The room we had booked was at the back of the hotel but a manager at the reception changed it for us straight away so it is easier with the baby. They even provided a special travel...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of all the Team at The Connacht Hotel, I wish to thank you for posting your review. We very much appreciate your very positive feedback in particular, that you found the staff so friendly and helpful. We were sorry to hear that you found the hotel to be too warm. As the weather is so changeable...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely two night stay in the self catering apartments. Only negative would be it was a little cold at times, the heaters were on but they weren't the most powerful so it was chilly at times. Excellent facilities at the leisure centre and hotel was dead handy for traveling to city, to Oranmore, and to Connemara.... Would def...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of all the Team at The Connacht Hotel, I wish to thank for giving us your feedback. We appreciate that you took the time to share your experience with us and we were very pleased to read that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay with us. I was very sorry that you found your apartment...

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Myself and 2 of my friends booked in for a girlie weekend in Galway. From the minute we checked in the laughter had started. Ashling the receptionist kindly told us all the best hotspots in town, from the best places to shop to where to eat. Our room was spotless, well until we opened our bulging suitcases that is.(outfits for...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was wonderful to read your review, I actually wish you had invited me on your "Girlie Gateway" as it sounds all you all had great fun. We very much appreciate your very positive comments and we are so pleased to read that you and your friends enjoyed so many aspects of your stay and the Hotel's facilities....

Celbridge, Ireland
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Stayed here again recently and have to say its an outstanding Hotel for the price you pay! Not located in the city centre but only a five minute drive to Eyre Square or roughly a €6 Taxi fare(They have a taxi rank located just outside the door) Pros: They have Free Wifi They have Free Parking 24 Hour Gym Great...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of all the Team at The Connacht Hotel, I wish to thank you for taking the time to share your experience by posting your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed so many aspects your stay with us. We are very lucky to be so busy throughout the year and we are very grateful to all...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I stayed in The Connacht Hotel last weekend for my friends Hen. The hotel is lovely and the rooms are very clean and pretty spacious. All the staff I met were very friendly. We had a meal and cocktails in the restaurant and the food was great. When I left on Sunday I didn't realise that I had left my...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of all the Team at The Connacht Hotel, I wish to thank you for taking the time to share your experience and posting your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay with us and it was wonderful to read that you were reunited with your very special necklace. Sharon will...

Ennis, Clare, Ireland
Reviewed 23 February 2016

I booked into the Connacht hotel on Friday 19th Feb along with 22 guests and this was for my 50th birthday our other gusts arriving on 20th feb from the moment we checked in to our hotel we were met with some of the most amazing friendly helpful staff I have ever encountered. this hotel was fully booked but every...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Colleen, Thank you so much for allowing us to share in your very special birthday celebration. It was our absolute pleasure to look after you and all your family and friends for such a very happy occassion. We are very grateful that you took the time to share your experience by posting your review and thank you for your...

Dublin
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Booked the Connaught hotel for a 2 night midweek break for my wife and I and our 5 year old daughter. The hotel is quite large and can be quite busy. We found the family room large and comfortable, the food very nice and the pool very good, especially for kids. It is a short drive outside of Galway centre...

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, On behalf of all the Team at The Connacht Hotel, I wish to thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed your and your family stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to us again in the near future. Kind regards, Louise Pettit Guest Relations Manager

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Called here for bar food - had burger and was so disappointed as it was a bought burger - not home made - which is not acceptable in a hotel now - not a bit tasty - my sister had the fish & chips which was better - the service was ok

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Louise P, Guest Relations Manager at The Connacht Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anne, I am so sorry that your last dining experience with us was so unsatisfactory for you and your sister. We appreciate that you took the time to share your experience and we thank you feedback. We are sure that should you visit us again, you will find that your experience will be greatly improved both food quality and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Connacht Hotel

Address: Dublin Road, Renmore | Galway City East, Galway, Ireland (Formerly Carlton Hotel Galway City)
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: RM353 - RM820 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Connacht Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 358
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Also Known As:
Days Hotel Galway
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Galway
#16 Family Hotel in Galway
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