Loved the location!
The hotel was clean and modern and very good value based on all the similar type of accommodations we stayed at during our Ireland visit. We were in room 118 facing the bay. It was bright and spacious and had sufficient noise reduction from the windows if one chose to have the windows closed - which we did not so we could hear a lot of street traffic as well as the party-goers late into the night. The location was superb - close to the main Claddah shopping area, Salthill and Galway Bay. Other rooms faced the gardens and river. On a nice day, this is also a nice place to take a pint from the hotel pub, bring outside and socialize with all the others doing the same thing - there is ample space to sit at the picnic benches.