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Located at the edge of Galway city and on the main route to North Connemara and Clifden, our guests can enjoy the best of both worlds, whether you want to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Galway city or spend some time exploring the rugged landscapes of the West of Ireland!

On Your Doorstep

Don’t feel like venturing too far? Our unique location on the campus of University of Galway means there’s lots to enjoy right on your doorstep, perfect for a day of unwinding, including:

In fact, University of Galway was identified as one of the Top 30 Most Beautiful Universities in Europe! Read more here.

Approx. distance to the Quadrangle:
1.5km / 21 minute walk

Festival Season

When it comes to festivals, Galway city has a jam-packed calendar, with the Galway International Arts Festival, the Galway Film Fleadh, the Galway Races and the Galway Pride Festival taking place during the summer months. Additionally, the former site of Galway Airport will play host to a series of music concerts in 2024, as part of Galway Summer Sessions!

Did you know that Galway International Arts Festival’s Big Top is situated at Fisheries Field, on the grounds of University of Galway? Click here to view University campus accommodation options.

Approx. distance to Fisheries Field:
1.6km / 22 minute walk

Galway’s Culinary Delights

With a wide variety of restaurants, Galway city is renowned for its culinary scene and offers something to suit all tastes. In fact, Galway was designated European Region of Gastronomy in 2018. See here for some information on what Galway has to offer.

Approx. distance to Galway city centre:
2.5km / 34 minute walk / 10 minute drive

The Wild Atlantic Way Awaits

The Wild Atlantic Way is a 2600km coastal route that stretches along the West coast of Ireland. From the spectacular views offered by the Cliffs of Moher to picturesque towns and villages, it is a must for anyone looking to experience the rugged landscapes of Ireland. Galway city is the mid-point of this world-renowned route, making it a fantastic base!

Approx. distance to the coast:
3.5km / 10 minute drive

Strolls on Salthill Prom

Fancy a seaside stroll? The Salthill promenade in Galway city stretches for 2km, from the picturesque, seaside village of Salthill to the Claddagh in the city centre, and boasts sandy beaches and fabulous views across Galway Bay towards the Cliffs of Moher.

Approx. distance to Salthill village:
3.5km / 10 minute drive

Connemara is Calling

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle this summer? Boasting magnificent mountains, beautiful beaches and amazing views, Connemara is famous across the globe for its natural beauty. Luckily for us, it’s right on our doorstep, to the West of Galway city! Well-known destinations include Leenane, Kylemore Abbey and Gardens, and Clifden.

Approx. distance to Connemara:
24.7km / 24 minute drive