Galway Accommodations

Galway is a city in Ireland situated in the west and the province of Connacht. The city also bears the nickname "City of the Tribes" because "fourteen tribes" of merchant families led the city in its Hiberno-Norman period.

This outstanding and lively city has lots of things to do and a range of accommodations and lodging options. From spacious vacation rentals to cozier condo rentals and apartment rentals, Galway offers many choices.

Galway is also known as Ireland's Cultural Heart and is renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals, celebrations and events. Every July, Galway hosts the Galway Arts Festival which is known for its famous Macnas parade. Galway has a vibrant and varied musical scene. As in most Irish cities traditional music is popular and is kept alive in pubs and by street performers. The Galway Arts Festival takes place in July is one of the biggest arts festivals in Ireland. It attracts international artists as well as providing a platform for local and national performers. The festival features parades, street performances and plays, musical concerts and comedy acts. Galway city is a major center for Traditional Irish Music.

Visitors to Galway will find many accommodation, apartment rental and vacation rental options located in and around its many towns.

Main tourist attractions around Galway include Lynch's Castle, probably the finest medieval town house in Ireland. Athenry, a medieval town situated 23km from Galway City is steeped in history. It is the only walled town in Ireland whose still-intact walls are clearly visible to the approaching visitor.

Battle of Aughrim Interpretative Center, Aughrim, is where visitors relive the bloodiest battle in Irish history fought in a small Connaught village. Move back in time and place to that fateful day in 1691 through an audio-visual show based on the moving account of Captain Walter Dalton who fought at the Battle of Aughrim.

A drive along the coastal road from Galway to Spiddal to view the splendor of Galway Bay should not be missed. Continuing west takes one into the Twelve Pins of Connemara mountain range.

The town and county have excellent traditional accommodations, vacation rental and apartment rental choices.

Galway makes a idyllic base for an Irish vacation and offers a whole range of tourism attractions and a range of accommodation options from apartment rentals and vacation rentals to suit all budgets and tastes.

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  • Holiday by the River

    Banagher: Cottage
    2 BDR • 2 BA • Sleeps 4 • #12794
    64 to 70 EUR/night
    Marian and John invite you to rent this 300-year-old farm homestead, located near the River Shannon in Ireland in the centre of Ireland, only 1 Km from the River Shannon. The cottage is well placed for touring Ireland. This cottage is Irish Tourist Board approved and has been lovingly restored, keeping as much as possible of the 'Old World' character of the cottage while adding all the modern comforts. The wide bridge which crosses the River Shannon to County Galway opens the way to tour the west of Ireland. Banagher is famous for its Irish music pubs, river cruises, golf courses, Bog walks and rail tours, great Fishing, Excellent super markets and shops, Restaurants, and Hotels. This is the only rental property on the farm and it has been the McDonald family home for generations. It is located close to the main farmhouse, in a nice farm garden with an orchard. Our local town Banagher welcomes visitors. There is a variety of pubs so you can enjoy a quiet drink or follow the sound of singing and traditional music which can be heard on the street to a lively pub session. On a warm night listen to the distinctive sound of the corncrake on the bridge or go on a Corncrake Evening organized by Bird watch Ireland during the summer. Heating - There is oil-fired central heating. The living room has an Aga type solid fuel range (peat turf is supplied free). Electricity is included in the price. All bed linen and towels are provided and are included in the rental price. There is a wired internet connection in the cottage and Wi-Fi can be accessed outside the cottage. There is a colour TV and dining and sitting area. Other facilities: For children the cottage contains a cot and high chair and there is a swing on the chestnut tree for the children. There is a patio and barbeque area at the rear of the cottage in the orchard. For the fisherman there is a lock up tackle shed with fridge-freezer for bait and equipment storage. The rail over the solid fuel cooker is ideal for drying wet fishing gear also there is some drying facilities in the tackle shed. Boat hire locally also bait and tackle. You can have your fire lighted before you return from your days outing on request. A kennel is provided for pets.
  • Beautifully restored

    New Ross CO: Cottage
    2 BDR • 1 BA • Sleeps 5 • #76596
    40 to 60 EUR/night
    Seventeenth century cottage located on a working farm in the heart of south east Ireland restored with all modern conveniences, suitable for a family or two couples eager to explore Ireland from a beautiful rural setting. View of the farmyard and of the rolling fields behind the house.
  • Come to the River Shannon

    Banagher: Cottage
    3 BDR • 3 BA • Sleeps 6 • #204266
    85 to 95 EUR/night
    Located on a farm only 2.5 miles from Banagher town in Co. Offaly, Ireland. The Cottage has the feeling of seclusion while it is actually well placed to tour the West of Ireland and is within easy walking distance of the River Shannon. If your passion is fishing then our Cottage is the place for you. Its location near the River Shannon makes the Ashtree an angler's dream Banagher is famous for its Irish music pubs, its river cruises, Bog walks and tours, great Fishing, ( coarse fishing - pike fishing is particularly rewarding). Its proximity to several golf courses, Excellent super markets and shops, Restaurants and Hotels make it a great holiday location . Most of the pubs serve really good food and creamy Guinness .
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