The Western Hotel
The Western Hotel is a family-run, quality 3 star hotel located in the heart of Galway city.
It comprises three impressive Georgian buildings and blends an old style feel with all modern conveniences. Among the 40 rooms on offer are single, double, twin and family rooms, as well as a room with facilities to accommodate wheelchair-using guests.
The hotel's Western Bar is a warm and welcoming place, traditional, friendly and renowned for the largest open traditional Irish music sessions in Galway, available on many nights. It's a popular bar for tourists and locals alike. The bar also provides complimen wireless access for guests.
You may dine in our restaurant where a selection of delicious dishes are available from our carvery and snack menu from 12pm-5pm and from our A La Carte evening menu between 5pm and 8pm (Sundays 12pm-5pm only). Our meals are prepared from fresh local produce by our award winning chef.
Child Minding services are available- please request at time of booking and you can park your car in our complimentary, secure underground car park.
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Hotel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- Breakfast Included
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Hair Dryers
- House Keeping
- Luggage Storage
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Wheelchair Accessible
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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By Bus or Train:
Galway�s train and bus stations are located in the city centre, just a three minute walk from The Western Hotel. On exiting the station, turn left to head towards Eyre Square. Stay on the right of the square, passing the NTL offices on the right. Turn right at Richardson�s pub on the corner and proceed up Prospect Hill. We are located on the top of this hill on your left.
Use the AA road watch website for full directions to Galway City. As you approach Galway follow the signs for the city centre and continue towards Eyre Square. We suggest you head straight to our car-park. Right before you reach our hotel you will see a small set of traffic lights. The road will provide you with two options: one to turn left towards Eyre Square and another to turn right down a small street (St Bridget�s Terrace) Turn right down this street, then the next left down the Cul de Sac. Our underground car park is located at the end of the Cul de Sac. Please note: Underground car-park is valet parking. If all spaces are take, please leave your car keys at reception as we have a designated driver on hand should we need to move your car.
Galway Airport is located at Carnmore, just 8km north of the city. Note there is no bus service at this airport, therefore we recommend you avail of their car hire service, or use one of the many taxis available for hire at the airport. Approximate taxi fare to Galway city is �15.
The Western Hotel is perfectly located for exploring Galway city with all major attractions only minutes away, including the famous Eyre Square. The hotel is within walking distance of the pubs, restaurants, and historical locations that make the city of the tribes the most exciting and colourful location in Ireland.