The Connacht Hotel, Family Hotels in Galway


The Connacht Hotel, is one of the most family friendly hotels in Galway as well as Ireland. Thus welcoming families for over 50 years. Moreover it just got even better as it has just undergone an extensive refurbishment. Most importantly they are operating a comprehensive safety procedures in line with government guidelines. In order to ensure the wellbeing of our guests and our team.

Family Rooms in Galway


If there’s one thing that kids love more than a trip away, it’s bunk beds. Therefore, the extremely popular Bunk Bed Family Rooms have a double bed and a three-sleeper bunk bed. On the whole an ideal room for 2 adults and 3 children.

The newly refurbished Family Suites are ideal for a summer family break. In addition there are great for guests who require self-catering. For instance, each suite consists of an en-suite bedroom with a King Size Bed. Additionally an adjoining Bedroom with a Double and Single Bed and Kitchenette with a microwave, toaster, fridge and kettle.

Above all with a wide range of family accommodation there is the perfect option for you and your family.

 – Classic Family Rooms (Double & Single Bed with room for a Rollaway or Cot)

 – Family Room with a 3 Sleeper Bunk Bed

 – Suites with 2 Bedrooms & Kitchenette

 – Inter-Connecting Bedrooms

 – Self-Catering Apartments

Furthermore they have just launched a unique new option to the self-catering market,“The Connacht Cruiser”. It is available to book for this July and August for families looking to enjoy all the benefits of a hotel stay but with the freedom of your own indoor and outdoor space. It sleeps up to 8 guests comfortably all located minutes from Galway City Centre.

The state of the art motorhome is equipped 6 flat screen TV’s including an Exterior 39″ LED TV with sound bar with Bluetooth, An en-suite master bedroom with  Denver Mattress King size bed with Tilt-A-View inclining bed mechanism, Power drop-down hide-away overhead bunk with Cotton Cloud mattress. Two sleep pods ideal for kids and an additional 2 Double beds stored stylishly in the living area. The Kitchen Is equipped with an Electric induction cooktop, full sized Fridge Freezer, Washer & dryer, and a Stainless steel over-the-range convection microwave oven.

(Min 2 night stay/ the motor home is stationary at the hotel until Sept ‘2020)

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The Hotel has a large modern bar and cocktail lounge area Bar Solo, where there is regular live entertainment for the parents and food is served throughout the day. Similarly Family friendly dining is available in the newly refurbished Rueben’s Restaurant. Currently offering a selection of Authentic Italian Pizzas which can be enjoyed in the restaurant or as part of your in-room dining options.


Why not enjoy a family afternoon tea in the beautiful lobby, a leisurely lunch in Bar solo and a delicious family meal in Reubens restaurant. Secondly take a family swim in our 20-metre pool or work out in our Active fitness Gym. In addition to this the hotel provides complimentary kids activities throughout your stay, including arts and crafts, table Quizzes and outdoor adventures all designed to ensure the safety and enjoyment of their littlest guests.

Furthermore the Connacht Hotel prides itself on its award-winning customer service and comprehensive sustainability program. As a result of a silver accreditation from Green Hospitality and aspirations to achieve the highest possible accolade available. Without doubt it is well on the way to being names the Greenest Hotel in the West of Ireland.

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Namely Galway is rightly famed for its, wonderful pubs, restaurants, shops and festivals. However, it’s the city itself which has a unique atmosphere. Blending together all the best elements of its people, it is impossible to walk through the streets without sensing it. It’s historic Spanish Arch, the remainder of a centuries-old bastion, is a reminder of the city’s multi-cultural, multi-lingual history and present-day character. Due to this imagination, commerce and the arts flourish.

Therefore, the surrounding landscape, culture and language have attracted artists, musicians and writers for generations. So make sure to wander around the medieval streets and enjoy the carious artisan markets and shops.


Family room (2 Adults + 2 Children) One Night B&B from €142.00 Total Stay (offer as of writing).
Go to hotel website for current Offers.

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The Connacht Hotel Special Offer

Below is just a taste of what is on offer close to The Connacht Hotel.


Aran Island Tours – Rossaveal, Co. Galway (40.1km – 47min drive)

Galway Boat Tours (2.7km – 6mns drive)

Turoe Pet Farm (30.3km – 30mins drive)

Walk About Galway – Walking Tours (2.3km – 5 mins drive)


Rinville Park (7.9km – 17mins drive)

Brigit’s Garden & Cafe (20.1km – 25mins drive)

Millennium Children’s Park and Playground (3km – 10mins drive)


Virtual Reality World (1.8km – 4mins)

Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland (4.9km – 13mins drive)

Kidsplace (4.6km – 8mins drive)


Salthill Playground (5.9km- 14mins drive)

Galway City Museum (3.1km – 8mins drive)

Promenade at Salthill Beach (5.9km – 14mins drive)

Barna Woods (8.6 km – 19mins drive)

Merlin Woods (3.8km – 12mins drive)

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Exclusive Offer -Family room (2 Adults + 2 Children) One Night B&B with Dinner from €175.00 Total Stay (offer as of writing).
• Complimentary use of cots and/or rollaway bed(s), subject to maximum occupancy.
• Complimentary use of baby bathtub, blankets and high chairs.
• Complimentary use of the leisure centre featuring a Kids Pool.
• Family Friendly Dining.
• Complimentary Kids activities – all in line with government safety guidelines

The Connacht Hotel is easily accessible to Galway city centre and offer extensive complimentary car parking. Frequent city bus service from outside the hotel to Eyre Square.

Stay connected with superfast Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

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