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Great Southern Hotel Eyre Square

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Eyre Square - City
Co. Galway
1KM to Galway
1KM to Carnmore Airport (Galway)


This four star luxury Great Southern Hotel is an elegant and sophisticated establishment. With its new look the hotel is very faithful to its Victorian origins. It combines splendor and romance of the past with modern facilities; including the Square Spa and fitness suite. The hotel combines old world charm with a thoroughly modern range of amenities designed to cater for the business executive or holiday maker.

Additional Features

There are 99 refurbished guest rooms which are spacious and opulently decorated at the hotel offereing some splendid views of Galway Bay and Eyre Square. Guests can avail of a range of standard and executive rooms; suites and mini suites all of which are decorated to reflect the style and elegance of this gracious property. Each room has bath/shower; radio; multichannel TV; trouser press; hair dryer tea and coffee making facilities. The Square Spa and Health Club is open 7 days a week from 8am-8pm. *Treatments are available by appointment only* The hotel has all suite floor on Level 5. Level 5 is a level of luxurious accommodation up on the fifth floor with spectacular views. The spacious suites are equipped with endless facilities and detail. Level 5 guests can also relax in the luxurious Executive Lounge. The Great Southern Hotel Galway is a unique conference destination and provides a range of state-of-the-art boardrooms and business facilities on the executive floor of the hotel. For a social event or incentive the Connemara Suite lends a sense of occasion to any function. The hotel is also the perfect setting for wedding receptions. The rooftop leisure facilities at the hotel are second to none. The Square Spa and Health Club with it's spectacular views of Galway Bay and the city feature an outdoor Canadian hot tub; steam room; Jacuzzi; gymnasium; Hydromassage baths and a beauty clinic featuring massage; aromatherapy and a wide range of beauty treatments.

Area Description

The hotel is situated in the centre of Galway City overlooking the famous Eyre Square. It is close to all the ameneties that this exciting city has to offer including its many shops; restaurants and cafes. There are beaches; golf courses and horse riding nearby. The lively shopping streets; Galway University and the famous Claddagh are but a step away and all the attractions of Connemara and the seaside resort of Salthill are within easy reach.

Dining Facilities

The hotel is proud to offer the award winning Oyster Room Restaurant and Croi na G; the cocktail bar where a pre-dinner drink is most enjoyed. Afernoon Tea is also served in the lobby; where a tempting selection of pastries and cakes awaits our guests. It?s easy to see how this tradition has lasted over 100 years.

Local Attractions

Galway lies at the heart of Connacht; the Land of the Ancient Kings and is within an easy drive of North Clare and Connemara. The centre of Galway city has many narrow winding streets which are perfect for exploring on foot. Places to visit in the city include Eyre Square; the Latin Quarter; including Shop Street with its cosmopolitan shops and cafes; and Lynch's Castle which is the grandest 16th century house in the city. Where the River Corrib widens out to meet Galway Bay; there is the Spanish Arch which was built in 1584 to protect the harbour. The old quays and Long Walk are the prefect place for an evening stroll. There are many festivals events throughout the year including Galway Race Week; the Galway Arts Festival and the Clarinbridge Oyster Festival. For fine sandy beaches; head west to Salthill which is Galway's seaside resort.

Location Description

The Great Southern Hotel is located in the heart of Galway City; It is a very short drive from Galway airport and 57 miles from Shannon Airport. The hotel has easy access to Ireland's bus and train network.

Hotel Amenities

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