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County Donegal, Ireland
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Recently stayed in lovely front-view room of the hotel looking over the Christmas Markets and it was just magical. Lovely comfortable room and equally lovely breakfast. Staff were very nice and helpful. Such a a busy hotel, its easy to see why. Making plans for the next trip already!

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review of our hotel. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated by us all here at the hotel. We hope to welcome you back to us very soon and thanks again for your review. Best Wishes from all the team, Lisa Nee Front Office & Sales Manager

Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

On holiday, a friend and I stayed here for a couple of nights to enjoy the city of Galway. We walked all over town with no problem. The price and service was great. Close to many good restaurants and lovely atmosphere. We both recommend staying here.

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review of our hotel. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated by us all here at the hotel. We hope to welcome you back to us very soon and thanks again for your review. Best Wishes from all the team, Lisa Nee Front Office & Sales Manager

Ireland
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Right in the centre of things on Eyre Sq. Christmas markets just outside hotel, our room was overlooking it. Staff very friendly and helpful. Room was nice and clean. Close to the pubs and restaurants.

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

Dear Linda 0906, Thank you for taking the time to review the Skeffington Arms Hotel. I was delighted your read your lovely comments, we are blessed with a great location and staff. I will pass your comments on to the rest of the team. We would be delighted to welcome you back to Galway again should your travels allow. With...

Ayutthaya Province, Thailand
Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

I stayed here a few weeks ago! Very central, right on Eyre Sq. and close by to all restaurants and pubs! I found the hotel very secure, clean and the rooms were well decorated! Pleasant and friendly staff! I wouldn't mind staying here again the next time I'm in Galway!

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your review of our hotel. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated by us all here at the hotel. We hope to welcome you back to us very soon and thanks again for your review. Best Wishes from all the team, Lisa Nee Front Office & Sales Manager

County Mayo, Ireland
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Just back from a stay at this hotel. Great location in eyre square. Christmas market right outside the door, our room was overlooking it which was a bonus. Lady at reception was lovely,held our bags before and after checking in and out. Room was nice and clean.bed very comfy. Would have liked a bath in room but shower was nice...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you most sincerely for providing us with a review of your stay at The Skeffington Arms Hotel and we are delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us. It is great to read that you found a team to be super friendly and felt that the ambience in our hotel is just right. We place...

Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

Just back from a lovely stay in the this hotel. All staff were amazing so friendly and always happy to help. Room was very clean and spacious the shower was fantastic. Breakfast was the best I ever had what a selection. I can't wait to come back again. Skeffington keep up the good work ye are amazing

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

Dear Happydap, Thank you for taking the time to review the Skeffington Arms Hotel. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and your kind words about our staff, food & rooms. I will be sure to pass your compliments on to the rest of the team. We would be delighted to welcome you back again...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 November 2014 via mobile

We got the train to Galway and loved the 3 minute walk to the hotel, the night we stayed was the 'taste of skeff' which was a very fun night, the staff were excellent and friendly, the room was basic but very crisp and clean, I found the bar/lounge area a bit dark which at night time added to old...

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

Dear Misterdaveb, I was glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Skeffington Arms Hotel. Our “taste of the Skeff” event always proves to be a hit year after year and we are glad you enjoyed the night. We always strive for 100 % customer satisfaction here at the Skeffington Arms and we would be...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Staff were lovely, bar staff very efficien welcoming visitors through the door, hotel room looking onto air conditioning unit which was a pity for the price of the room.A Taste of Skeff was on the night we visited and this was brilliant.

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

Dear Ann D, Thank you for taking the time to review the Skeffington Arms Hotel. I was delighted to read your kind comments about our staff and that you enjoyed our “taste of the Skeff” event which proves popular every year. We always try to offer the most competitive price for City Centre Hotels in Galway and we would be...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 5 November 2014

I recently popped in the Skeffington Arms Hotel in Eyre Square, Galway to have a nice coffee. Well that didn't turn out so well. It was a cold miserable day and I ordered a Cappuccino and my friend had a white coffee, the moment I put my hand on the Cappuccino I knew it was cold and the coffee was...

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

Dear Mellysue17, Thank you for your review of the Skeffington Arms. We appreciate all feedback both positive & negative as it helps us to strive for 100 % customer satisfaction. I am deeply saddened that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. If you would like to contact our food manager Ashling directly on: ashlingdudley@gmail.com she will be...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2014

I stayed here earlier in the year and I must say It was a big let down considering their supposedly good reputation. On the second day when I went out and came back to my room around the evening my bed wasn't made and when I mentioned this to the receptionist I was told that I was supposed to notify...

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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: RM256 - RM788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Skeffington Arms Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Skeffington Arms Galway
Hotel Skeffington Arms
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#13 Romantic Hotel in Galway
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“Can't advise really- perhaps not to the front of the hotel at the weekend”
 of 5 bubbles AidanG819, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Just ask for a quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles helenreilly_1980, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the middle of the building have no view but are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles JeremyPaul99, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Reception will advise ... I think at the back (so no view of Eyre Square) and higher up. This wasn't an issue for us this time.”
 of 5 bubbles DO549, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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