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Skeffington Arms Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Atlanta
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a good time and hotel is centrally located to train, bus and square. Breakfast was awesome! Will stay again and would highly recommend. Staff was very friendly and helpful and made us dinner reservations.

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Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MaureenAtlanta, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor about your recent stay in The Skeffington Arms Hotel. I was delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us and I will make sure to pass your kind comments on to the whole team, especially the breakfast chef who will be delighted with...

Longford, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended a 21st birthday celebration in the upstairs section of the Skeff over the weekend.. we had a great night, there was an excellent band playing (didn't catch their name) they provided the party with food platters which were great.. seemed to be a nice crowd in, bar was busy, floor staff were all friendly & chatty.. Would have...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John M, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to our sister bar The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that you got to experience everything the bar has to offer from our live music to our food. We...

Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Location is great right on Eyre Square. My meal was good in the bar - cottage pie but it's a bar and it was convenient. There was mold in the bathroom ( (I know, it's Ireland- what did I expect? No mold! Some Clorox spray takes care of that but you have to clean diligently.) No hairdryer and stains on...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Becky S, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent stay in The Skeffington Arms Hotel. Apologies that your stay overall was not an enjoyable one & thank you for bringing these issues to our attention. We are in the process of replacing all the grouting in our showers which over time...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife organised a whisky tasting here for my birthday. The pub restaurant and whisky bar are all interconnected. The decor is very nice on the eye and the place has a good buzz about it. We found all the staff very helpful and friendly. Dana (apologies if I have spelt it incorrectly) took us through 4 whiskies from around...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John D, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent visit to The Skeff Bar & Kitchen & happy belated birthday! I was delighted to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your whisky tasting experience with us and I will make sure to pass your kind comments onto Dayna and the rest of...

Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow went here for a meal and had the best ribeye steak ever tasted it just melted in your mouth. The Jameson's pepper sauce was to die for and the service incredible. Lovely, friendly and courteous staff. Excellent.

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Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear julmulla, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent dining experience in The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. It was great to read that you had an enjoyable time with us and I will make sure to pass your kind comments onto the whole team & our dedicated beef supplier. We look forward...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location - in the centre of Eyre square and a short walk from all of the pubs, shops and restaurants. Female receptionist was very friendly and helpful. Rooms were spacious modern and clean. Breakfast the next morning was nice and the guy serving was lovely and efficient. Value for money. We did have one issue with our room but...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Geraldine B, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent stay in The Skeffington Arms Hotel. I was delighted to read that overall your stay in Galway was an enjoyable one and that Melissa and her team were able to rectify the issue that was encountered. We look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Skeff is right on Eyre Square in Galway, attached to a very popular gastro pub. It's got everything a big expensive hotel would, but it's small and friendly and, at least off season, very affordable. Really nice room and bath, comfortable beds, room service, laundry, a/c, big t.v. with cable. It's friendly, great location, and at €75 for the...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Judy R, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor regarding your recent stay in The Skeffington Arms Hotel. I was delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us and that you found us very good value for money. I will make sure to pass your kind comments on to the whole...

Athlone, Ireland
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Known by many, particularly the student population as the Skeff, this is one of the great Galway venues. Old style bar with a modern attitude, very popular with party groups. Nice lunch menu , and huge selection of drinks served by cheerful and helpful staff. Noisy at ground level with tv sport the main attraction. Upstairs offers the same fare...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear denis_cunningham, Thank you for taking the time to place a review on TripAdvisor regarding our bar , The Skeff Bar & Kitchen. I was delighted to read that you had an enjoyable time with us and I will make sure to pass your kind comments onto the whole team. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Skeff...

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I arrived at the hotel following delays with trains only to be told that my booking was not on the system. I was offered one night in twin room as compensation despite originally booking two nights. They then offered to book me into another hotel for Saturday night but at double the price I was originally paying. I also had...

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Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you for getting in-touch regarding your recent visit to The Skeffington Arms Hotel. As was explained to the guest upon check-in no booking had actually been made with us on those dates (the same guest stayed with us previously in 2011 & 2013) and the guest had no record or details of this alleged booking either. Due...

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The staff were every aggressive and uninviting and I would never come back again. Worst pint of Guinness in Galway and foster was €5.10 a pint. Never book here. It's the worst place in Galway. The western hostel is a lot friendlier and really a better place to stay

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Skeffingtonmanager, Manager at Skeffington Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Isaac B, Thank you for reviewing The Skeffington Arms Hotel - I checked our system and couldn't seem to find your booking anywhere on our system. I have replied to you on our bars TripAdvisor page regarding your issues with the quality of our pints etc. Regards, Ashling Dudley Manager

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine a stay in the heart of the city in a luxury hotel, with everything on your doorstep for that perfect stay in Galway, city of the tribes. The Skeffington Arms Hotel is ideally located in an enviable position, overlooking the newly refurbished Eyre Square, within distance of rail & bus terminals & just a short stroll from an array of shops, restaurants, bars and theaters. With just 24 bedrooms, a strong emphasis is on personal service and attention to detail, so whether its business or pleasure our friendly and helpful staff will make your visit an enjoyable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skeffington Arms Hotel

Address: Skeffington Arms Hotel 28 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Price Range: RM490 - RM840 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Skeffington Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Skeffington Arms Galway
Hotel Skeffington Arms
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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“Dont worry about the noise, they supply ear plugs”
angmcg1, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Can't advise really- perhaps not to the front of the hotel at the weekend”
AidanG819, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Just ask for a quiet room”
indieannabish, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room that does not face out to the street to avoid noise from the nightclub etc”
helenreilly_1980, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the middle of the building have no view but are quieter.”
JeremyPaul99, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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