Get an overview of this hotelGalway hotel with pool, across from beachfront promenade

Collecting Nectar Points

Favorite amenities

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Indoor pool
Business centre

Overlooking Galway Bay

Directly facing Galway Bay, this hotel is across from the Salthill seaside promenade. The Galway Golf Club is adjacent. The Galway Atlantaquaria aquarium is 0.7 km away.

Award-winning dining

Dining highlights include the award-winning Lobster Pot restaurant and an Irish pub with live music. The health club offers an indoor pool, sauna, steam room, and gym. The hotel also features a day spa.

Premium bedding

Decorated in warm earth tones, guestrooms at Galway Bay Hotel feature premium bedding, coffee/tea makers, cable TV, and complimentary wired Internet access. Windows open to the fresh sea air.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Across from the promenade and beach, this hotel overlooks Galway Bay and the Clare Hills. The city center is a 5-minute drive away.

The Lobster Pot restaurant showcases fresh Irish seafood, including lobster. An Scadan Caoch, a traditional Irish pub, hosts live music on weekends. The Leather Lounge faces the bay. The hotel offers complimentary activities year-round, including cooking demonstrations, aqua-aerobics, book chats, and wine tastings.

The Leisure Center features a 15-meter indoor pool adjoined to a children's bubble pool, along with a sauna, steam room, and gym. Open 7 days a week, the Calmer Waters Health & Beauty Salon is a seaside retreat offering a wide array of relaxing massages, beauty and spa treatments, including hydrating facials, manicures, luxurious body scrubs, make-up and tanning; guests should call ahead to secure an appointment.

A conservatory and a rooftop balcony provide superb views of the promenade and bay. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the public areas and conference facilities are available. Other amenities include a library and in-room dining.

During school holidays and bank holiday weekends, fully supervised Penguin Kids Activity Camp keeps young guests entertained. Professional babysitters can be arranged subject to charges.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 153 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Health club 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair salon 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Children's pool 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Lobster Pot - Contemporary Irish and international cuisine. Specialties: Irish lobster and other seafood, Irish beef and lamb. Extensive wine list.

Café Lido - Casual setting for sandwiches, soups, salads, and freshly baked desserts.

An Scadan Caoch - Convivial Irish pub with live entertainment weekends and some holidays. TVs broadcasting sports events.

Leather Lounge - Tranquil setting with views of the bay. Adjacent to main pub.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities include an indoor pool adjoined to a children's bubble pool, a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Thalassotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Hotel Name

  • Galway Bay Hotel
  • Hotel Galway Bay

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