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The Residence Hotel
3 stars

The Residence Hotel

14 Quay Street, Galway County Galway, Ireland
Galway, Ireland
See location+353 9156 9600
From
C$ 190
Cheapest

rate per night

8.5
Great
based on 615 reviews
615 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Double room
C$ 190
Standard Room
C$ 202

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About The Residence Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

The Residence Hotel can be found in the heart of Galway, offering access to Galway Bay, the rest of the city, and the surrounding area. It is also an easy jaunt into the rest of Ireland from this travel hub. Close to the hotel, guests will find a number of attractions and locations, including the city’s famous Latin Quarter, Galway Cathedral, and the National University of Ireland.

There are only 20 guest rooms at The Residence Hotel, and they are all designed with comfort and enjoyment in mind. There is a pop art theme that runs through all of the hotel’s accommodations, and each room features stylish, modern furnishings. In addition, guests will find power showers, Nespresso machines, USB charging ports, free Wi-Fi, smart TVs, direct-dial phones, hairdryers, and laundry service. Earplugs are available for guests, as well.

During a stay, guests will be able to access a wide range of amenities and facilities within The Residence Hotel. The property is located in the heart of Galway’s nightlife district, and also features 1520, a renowned bar. Live music shows are held regularly, and the hotel also has a restaurant that serves homemade food. The front desk is staffed 24 hours per day, and there is a luggage storage area. The staff can also help with securing rental cars, taxis, and concerts, as well as sightseeing tours.

While there is plenty to enjoy right on property, guests can also access other dining choices nearby. These include the likes of Zappi’s, which serves Italian food, The Dough Bros., which serves Italian, and Osteria Italian da Simone, which also offers Italian cuisine.

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Amenities at The Residence Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine

General

  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Soundproofing
  • Lockers
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Streaming service
  • TV

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Things to do

  • Beach access
  • Golf
  • Evening entertainment

Bedroom

  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Reviews of The Residence Hotel

8.5
Very good615 verified reviews
2.7Solo
5.7Families
12.8Couples
7.1Friends

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9.4Wonderful
Anonymous, Sep. 2018

Pros. Liked the location and the room was beautiful.

Cons. Music from downstairs went on until 2:00am on our last night.

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What can I expect from the rooms at The Residence Hotel?

The rooms at The Residence Hotel are designed with comfort and enjoyment in mind, featuring stylish, modern furnishings, power showers, Nespresso machines, USB charging ports, free Wi-Fi, smart TVs, direct-dial phones, hairdryers, and laundry service. Earplugs are also available for guests.

What dining options are available at The Residence Hotel?

The hotel features a renowned bar, 1520, which hosts live music shows regularly. Additionally, there is a restaurant that serves homemade food. Guests can also access nearby dining choices such as Zappi’s, The Dough Bros., and Osteria Italian da Simone.

Is parking available at The Residence Hotel?

Yes, parking is available near the hotel, with a car park just a minute's walk beside the hotel, providing convenient access for guests with vehicles.

What are the common concerns about staying at The Residence Hotel?

Some guests have mentioned concerns about noise at night, particularly from the bar downstairs. Additionally, a few guests have noted issues with cleaning and the size of the rooms.

When is the best time to visit The Residence Hotel?

The high season at The Residence Hotel is in September, offering an excellent opportunity to experience the vibrant atmosphere of Galway. However, it's important to note that noise from the lively streets may be more prominent during this time.

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Opt for a Back-Facing Room

If you're a light sleeper, consider requesting a room at the back of the hotel to minimize noise from the lively bar downstairs.

Explore Nearby Dining Options

Venture beyond the hotel for dining experiences at nearby restaurants like Zappi’s, The Dough Bros., and Osteria Italian da Simone.

Consider Noise Levels

Be aware that the hotel is located in a lively nightlife district, so expect some noise, especially on weekends. Earplugs are available for light sleepers.

Take Advantage of the Hotel's Live Music Shows

Embrace the vibrant atmosphere by enjoying the regular live music shows held at the hotel's renowned bar, 1520.

Room Comfort and Amenities

Guests appreciated the stylish, modern furnishings, power showers, Nespresso machines, and USB charging ports in the rooms. However, some found the temperature control to be inadequate.

Parking Tips

While parking can be a bit tricky, once figured out, it is convenient. Consider using the car park located just a minute's walk from the hotel.

Front Desk Assistance

The 24-hour staff can assist with securing rental cars, taxis, and sightseeing tours. Guests also praised the friendly and helpful front desk staff, particularly Jasmine and Michelle.

Consider Room Size

Some guests found the rooms to be on the smaller side, so if space is a priority, consider this when booking.

Embrace the Central Location

The hotel's central location in the heart of Galway's Latin Quarter allows easy access to attractions, restaurants, and the city's vibrant atmosphere.

Be Mindful of Seasonal Noise

During high season, especially on weekends, the noise from the nearby bars and streets can be more pronounced, so consider this when planning your visit.

Location

14 Quay Street, Galway County Galway

What's nearby

  • Spanish Arch142 m
  • Galway City Museum149 m
  • St. Augustine's Church188 m
  • St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church188 m
  • Nora Barnacle House221 m
  • Lynch's Castle276 m
  • Galway Harbour327 m
  • Eyre Square0.5 km
  • Galway Cathedral0.5 km
  • South Park0.6 km
  • Galway Shopping Center1.2 km
  • Lough Atalia1.3 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

When to book a room at The Residence Hotel

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  • How long should you stay at The Residence Hotel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 3 days.

FAQs when booking at The Residence Hotel

  • Where is The Residence Hotel located?

    The Residence Hotel is located at 14 Quay Street, 0.4 km from the centre of Galway. Spanish Arch is the closest landmark to The Residence Hotel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Residence Hotel?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at The Residence Hotel.

  • Does The Residence Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Residence Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is The Residence Hotel from the airport?

    The Residence Hotel is 7.9 km from Galway. The Residence Hotel is 64.5 km from Shannon.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.3

Distance to downtown

0.4 km