The Best Galway Family Hotels

Updated: April 7, 2016

Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Galway

Excellent location close to the city center. Family rooms have microwaves, cots and bottle warmers and can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 kids. Has healthy breakfast and children’s dinner menus, entertainment pack for kids during check-in and a kid’s pool with a swimming instructor. 5 minute walk to Eyre Square, 8 minute walk to St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church. Hotel Phone: +353 91 538300

Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre

Stunning beachfront hotel, located right on Galway’s Blue Flag beach, with the famous Salthill Promenade right on the doorstep. Spacious 2 bedroom family suites that are large enough for 5 people and interconnecting rooms that can comfortably accommodate 8. Offers babysitting services, a kids camp (4-12 years) and a playroom for tiny tots. The National Aquarium of Galway is a short 8 minute walk away and it’s a 5 minute drive to Galway’s city center. Hotel Phone: +353 91 514645

Jameson Court Apartments

Stylish 2 bedroom luxury apartments in Salthill, offering sweeping views of the Galway beach (5 min walk) or the village. Large enough for 4 or 5 people, the apartments have good-sized balconies and fully equipped kitchens (cooker, utensils, dishwasher and washing machine). Units on the second floor have the best views and there’s free underground parking for anyone driving there. Entertainment options for kids, that are minutes away by foot, include the Salthill Playground and the National Aquarium of Galway. Hotel Phone: +353 87 9176970

Asgard Guesthouse

Great value, informal, family-run Bed & Breakfast that’s a 5 minute walk away from the Galway train station. Serves an amazing full Irish breakfast in a conservatory and has immaculate family rooms available on the ground floor. Good guesthouse to get a little quiet and still be close to the bustle of Galway’s city center (10 min walk). Hotel Phone: +353 91 566855

Great Western House

Fantastic location right in the heart of Galway within 5 minutes walking distance of Eyre Square, with free, underground parking. Also offers chic apartments with kitchens for larger groups and families, that are just off Eyre Square and a 3 minute walk away from Galway’s bus and train stations. Its location is hard to beat with many of Galway’s major attractions being a short walk away – St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church (6 min), Galway City Museum (8 min), Galway Cathedral (9 min), Spanish Arch (9 min). Hotel phone: +353 91 562834

The Connacht Hotel

Huge hotel with free parking right on the main Dublin road and a 5 minute taxi ride away from the Galway city center. Travel into the city is easy with buses running close to the hotel entrance every 15 to 30 minutes. Has large interconnecting family rooms, family rooms with two double beds and larger rooms for up to 5 people. Family room rates include complimentary use of a leisure center and a kid’s pool. While the kids club has plenty of age specific activities to offer (3-5 years, 6-13 years and tiny tots under 3 years) be aware that there’s a charge per child, per session. The beach is a 10 minute walk away. Hotel Phone: +353 91 381200‎

Delphi Resort Hotel & Spa

Four star hotel/resort situated in the Irish countryside that offers spectacular mountain views and an adventure center with over 20+ family-oriented outdoor activities. From kayaking in the fjord, to mountain biking, go tunneling, sup boarding, surfing, cycling, zip lining or walking through a 300 acre forest, there’s plenty to do. The focus is mainly on enjoying nature and the outdoors – there’s limited wifi and rooms lack televisions. Also has a kids club, numerous age-specific kid’s camps and great food at The Chef’s Table by Stefan Matz. Located roughly a 90 minute drive away from Galway city and a 30 minute drive away from Westport. Hotel Phone: +353 95 42208