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Our hotel in Galway is located on Quay Street, right at the heart of the historic city centre overlooking Galway Bay. The Spanish Arch and Medieval City Wall are just a two minute walk away, while the train station can be reached in 10 minutes on foot.
At our Galway hotel, we have 130 rooms ranging from standard doubles to superior rooms, accommodating up to three adults or two adults and two children under twelve. Our rooms feature:
If you need a wheelchair-friendly room, our accessible bedrooms are designed to the highest specifications and include:
We also have accessible toilets in public areas of the hotel, and lifts to all floors.
After a day exploring the city or attending business meetings, we know how welcome a refreshing drink can be. At Jurys Inn Galway you can relax at our on-site bar or tuck into a meal at our contemporary in-house restaurant. If you’re visiting with children, we have a kids menu too.
If you don’t want to leave the comfort of your own room, we offer room service from 12pm until 10pm, along with a smaller night menu from 12pm to 6am. You can find all the details on the menu card in your room.
If you need some inspiration for your stay in Galway, here’s our pick of the best things to see and do in the city.
As European Capital of Culture 2020, you won't be short of things to do in Galway this year.
Built in 1950, Galway Cathedral is a modern stone-built cathedral with beautiful Gothic, Renaissance and Romanesque-inspired architecture. The cathedral is only ten minutes away from our Galway hotel on foot, and the perfect place for some quiet reflection.
We recommend: taking your time admiring the impressive stained glass windows.
Galway City Museum
Located on the banks of the River Corrib just a two minute walk from our hotel, Galway City Museum is home to a number of popular exhibitions exploring local history through the ages. It’s free to enter, and open each week from Tuesday until Saturday.
We recommend: going upstairs for incredible views of the Spanish Arch.
Whether you want shops, cafes, restaurants or pubs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on Galway’s popular Quay Street, which is also home to our Galway hotel. From an afternoon of retail therapy to a romantic evening meal, this vibrant part of the Latin Quarter is just one of the bustling streets in the city.
We recommend: visiting in the evening to hear traditional Irish folk music played live in the pubs.
Galway Market has been a part of local life for centuries, and it’s a brilliant place to visit to experience the heart of the city. With hundreds of stalls selling everything from locally-made crafts to fresh produce, the market is open every weekend and Bank Holiday and is just three minutes away from our Galway hotel on foot.
We recommend: taking a peek inside the beautiful St Nicholas’ Church, which overlooks the market.
To appreciate the true beauty of Galway’s coastal location, a walk along Galway Bay is a must. Along the way make sure you look out for the traditional fishing boats, the Galway hookers, which are designed to withstand the strong seas and unforgiving elements around the bay.
We recommend: playing a round of golf at Galway Bay Golf Club.
If you really want to experience the fresh sea air, make sure you go for a walk along Salthill Promenade. If you’re visiting with children, there are play parks along the way, plus pubs and restaurants for the grown-ups to enjoy.
We recommend: taking a leap off the diving board into the sea at Black Rock
If you want to explore the beyond the confines of the city, there are countless great attractions and places of interest just a short drive or day trip from Galway. Here are some of our favourite things to see and do in the local area.
For more travel tips, make sure you have a chat with our friendly front desk team, who will always be happy to offer their advice.
Here at Jurys Inn Galway, we pride ourselves on being within easy reach of local transport links, so your onward journey is quick and hassle free. From our hotel, the walk to Galway (Ceannt) train station takes just 10 minutes on foot, while the Bus Eireann depot is also a 10 minute walk away.
To help plan the next part of your Irish adventure, here’s a snapshot of travel times to the most popular destinations from our hotel in Galway.
Dublin: two hours 15 minutes by car via the M6 or around three hours by train
Belfast: three hours 45 minutes by car via the M6
Cork: two hours 40 minutes by car or bus via the N20
Limerick: one hour 20 minutes by car or one hour 55 minutes by train
From the whole team here at Jurys Inn Galway, we look forward to welcoming you very soon.