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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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Visby, Sweden
Reviewed 30 October 2014

We (me, my husband and two kids, 17 and 2 years) stayed at the Skeff for two nights. We enjoyed our stay. Staff was friendly and helpfull. The restaurant and breakfast room was absolutly wonderful. Good breakfast. Great food in the restaurant. the restaurant is a popular place to party at even on a monday. We heard the partying people...

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

Dear Eva Ahlin Gotland, Thank you for your review of the Skeffington Arms Hotel, I am delighted to read your lovely comments on our staff and service here at the Skeffington Arms Hotel. We pride ourselves on providing fresh food sourced from local suppliers here and due to our location are right in the centre of things in Galway City...

MASS
Reviewed 23 October 2014

The "SKEFF" as know by the locals is a marvelous older, quaint hotel right on the square . The staff is wonderful and the breakfast and luck is superb. We did not eat dinner but i am sure it is just as delectable as the two we had. The pub/lounge areas are endless and the woodwork is incredibly maintained and...

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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 21 October 2014 via mobile

Just got back from a long weekend in Galway and thought I'd share this with you all. Hotel clean ,tidy, staff very friendly and great location. Only negative is that if you're either a light sleeper or going to go to bed early then you're going to be using the earplugs. Ate at the hotel for breakfast and was very...

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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

New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Positives: Got a good deal for 3 nights. Clean rooms, good location, helpful staff. Negatives: Asked for a quiet room on check-in but heard music from downstairs till 2 am. When I mentioned this to the receptionist, I was told our room WAS the quiet room. Food and coffee was tasteless. Nowhere to drop off bags, had to pay extra...

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Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

Booked for a 3 night stay. Loved it so much Stayed for 4 nights. We couldn't wait to go to Galway and couldn't have stayed in a better location. The hotel is on the square so handy to everything. Reception staff were great nothing was a bother And 6 year old Zack made a new friend- Emma.. She was just...

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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

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

Hotel was in a really good location. From the minute we walked in the door all the staff where really friendly and helpful. Food was excellent. Rooms where a great size and so clean. Will use the hotel again when going to 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

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 26 September 2014

We liked this hotel, but upon check in the host told us that they couldn't control the noise due to the fact that they were in a "downtown" environment. We really didn't think much of it and just moved along. Then we found our room (218) literally backed up to the entrance to a nightclub - which they advertise on...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of your recent stay in the Skeffington Arms Hotel. I greatly appreciate all the feedback we get from our guests as often it can help us become better at what we do. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay, whilst it's true we're not located in the city centre our location affords our...

Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

Thought we got a great rate on this hotel. Now know why. Upon check - in the reception gal informed us that it's an urban setting and to expect noise. Having lived in downtown Philadelphia and visiting NYC many times this comment did not make me blink. Needless to say, the reception desk should have been forthright and said '...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of your recent stay in the Skeffington Arms Hotel. I greatly appreciate all the feedback we get from our guests as often it can help us become better at what we do. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay, whilst it's true we're not located in the city centre our location affords our...

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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: RM257 - RM766 (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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