Would you look at that?! Here are the best rooms with a view in Galway...
Why save the stunning scenes for just the day-time adventures when you can get your fill of incredible sights from your accommodation too? There are just so many picturesque and Instagrammable places in Galway, it’d be a shame not to be gazing at them all day and all night. Read on to find the best places in Galway to book a vista like no other!
CORRIB HOUSE GUEST ACCOMMODATION
Gorgeous city centre accommodation with stunning views of Salmon Weir from almost every window of the house, there's nowhere quite like Corrib House in all of Galway. These unrivalled sights of the River Corrib also often feature the iconic Corrib swans and a few photogenic herons. Bask in absolute luxury amongst the beauty of this historic 1830s Georgian townhouse and enjoy a Galway stay you’ll never forget.
3 Waterside, Woodquay, Galway // Book Here
ABBEYGLEN CASTLE HOTEL
Talk about a view fit for royalty! Sitting out on the balcony of room 72 in Abbeyglen Castle Hotel will introduce you to sights like no other. From the comforts of your 4 star hotel, look out across the bustling Clifden town, over the two historic churches and out onto the gorgeous greenery of the 12 Bens. Aptly located on Sky Road you really will wake up thinking you’re in heaven.
Sky Rd, Church Hill, Clifden, Connemara, Galway // Book Here
For capturing those magical sunrises and sunsets, book into one of The Galmont’s Deluxe Seaview Rooms. Facing Lough Atalia, these rooms give you the opportunity to witness spectacular colours paint the skies over the lake. Unwind in incomparable comfort after a busy day exploring the city and catch the colours of golden hour as you enjoy a few cocktails from their spacious outdoor terrace.
Lough Atalia Road, Galway // Book Here
GLENLO ABBEY HOTEL AND ESTATE
One of Ireland's most majestic hotels, the luxurious suites at Glenlo Abbey Hotel and Estate provide stunning views of Lough Corrib and the Estate Grounds. Ideal for a countryside retreat, the Glenlo Abbey Hotel and Estate have a range of rooms with views to die for. The spacious balcony of their presidential suite overlooks the entire Glenlo estate and the stunning shores of Lough Corrib. If you’re lucky enough to stay in their Corrib Deluxe Suites, each morning you’ll wake up to the unique sight of the Pullman Restaurant, comprising two original carriages of the Orient Express - this view really is one in a million.
Kentfield, Bushypark, Galway // Book Here
THE HERON’S REST
Looking out on the Claddagh harbour, The Heron’s Rest offers the rare opportunity to stay at one of Galway’s most beloved locations - The Long Walk. With panoramic views of Galway Bay, enjoy your evening basking in sunshine and watching the vibrant Galway Hookers as they sail along the Long Walk. Witness sensational sunsets and watch as the moon rises over the Claddagh, your stay here will be filled with memorable moments and unforgettable sights.
16a The Long Walk, Galway // Book Here
THE SNUG TOWNHOUSE
When staying in Galway city, partaking in the hobby of people-watching is a must! There’s nothing better than being tucked into the cosy window seat of one of The Snug Townhouse’s rooms and watching the world go by below. The bustling Quay Street is a hive of activity no matter the time of year, with all the food, drink and fun you want right at your doorstep. Once you have your fill of people watching, remember to get out and join in on all the craic.
10 Quay Street, Galway // Book Here
Right at the edge of Eyre Square, the views from The Hardiman radiate a true sense of the City of Tribes. In the elegance and comfort of the James Hardiman Suite, enjoy looking out through Victorian windows over a bustling Eyre Square. The renowned green is filled with its share of iconic statues and monuments and you’ll never get bored watching skaters test out their skills by the historic Browne Doorway. For an opulent stay, you really can’t go wrong with The Hardiman, need we also mention that the four poster bed is very comfy too..
Eyre Square, Galway // Book Here
GALWAY BAY HOTEL
Right along Salthill’s famous Promenade, Galway Bay Hotel boasts breathtaking views of the beaches and beyond. If you’re unable to head off on a trip abroad, book yourself a beautiful suite here and enjoy a holiday looking out over Costa del Salthill. Take in all the wonderful sights of Salthill, from people walking their dogs along The Prom to sea swimmers taking the plunge from Blackrock Tower. Being surrounded by all the buzz and activity, there’s never a dull moment when you book a stay at Galway Bay Hotel.
Salthill Road Lower, Salthill, Galway // Book Here
GALWAY BAY SEAVIEW APARTMENTS
They aren’t known as seaview apartments for nothing! From your private balcony at Galway Bay Seaview Apartments look out at unrivalled views of Galway Bay and the Clare Hills. They provide an idyllic break from everyday life and looking out over the bay you will really forget all your worries. With spectacular views guaranteed and all the comforts of home at hand, these luxurious apartments are ideal for groups of friends or families. What more could you want?
The Promenade, Salthill, Galway // Book Here
ARAN ISLAND CAMPING AND GLAMPING
Wake up to the energizing sound of waves washing ashore at the idyllic Frenchman’s beach on Inishmore with Aran Island Camping and Glamping. Located on an island surrounded by gorgeous scenery, each stay with them is truly unique. From your cosy glamping pod, spend the day reconnecting with the natural beauty around you and experience the getaway of a lifetime.
Frenchman's Beach, Kilronan, Inishmore, Galway // Book Here