• Arts & Culture,  Attractions,  Festivals,  Residence Hotel

    Why you need to plan a Trip to Galway…

    So if you are planning a trip to Ireland in 2020, we've put together a list of Reasons to visit Galway in 2020....Welcome to The Residence Hotel Galway, a boutique, townhouse located in cultural Latin Quarter of the vibrant Galway city. Our neighbourhood is recognised as the most vibrant and historic area of Galway City, spoiling its visitors with an array of boutiques, cafes and restaurants...

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    Buy a Pal a Pint – even if you’re not there!

    This Christmas whether you are in Cork or Cambodia sitting on a beach in Queensland or you’re catching the Tube in London, there is no excuse for not getting your round in. 1520 Bar in the heart of the Latin Quarter in Galway has teamed up with the boffins in Booniverse to bring you the groundbreaking ‘Buy a Pal a Pint’ feature in the Galway App. Simply download the app and buy a pint and send it by email. Your Pal shows it to the team in 1520 Bar, they scan the phone and pour the pint. App Store https://tinyurl.com/yy8b6uq7 Google Play https://tinyurl.com/y5pcyunp What are you waiting for?  Book Direct to…

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    We’ve got that Festive Feeling…

    Meander through the narrow, cobbled stone streets of The Latin Quarter, under the canopy of Christmas twinkly lights, the festive atmosphere, alive with laughter and song and the hustle and bustle of Christmas shoppers. Its really feeling very festive here at The Residence Hotel. It think you’ll all agree, that Galway looks pretty magical under the night sky with Christmas decorations and with extra sparkle this year from the additional lights. Wrap up in your woollies in the crisp winter air and explore the weekend Galway Market around the corner, near St. Nicholas’ Church. This is the place to pick up local produce, Galway goodies, gifts and cheese!! The Traditional…

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    Give the Gift of Galway

    You can now buy the gift of Galway for that someone special in your life. The Connacht Hospitality Group have launched its fantastic Gift Card just in time for Christmas. The Group which includes some of the most popular brands in the city has a card which can be used across all of its properties, so it is ideal for Galway people and visitors to the city of the tribes alike. The Connacht Hotel is one of the most popular family friendly hotels in the country so it is ideal for a family break away. With Friendly Fellows kids club one of Ireland’s longest running kids clubs there is lots…

  • Attractions,  Events,  Festivals,  Residence Hotel

    Reasons to visit Galway in 2020…

    So if you are planning a trip to Ireland in 2020, we've put together a list of Reasons to visit Galway in 2020....Welcome to The Residence Hotel Galway, a boutique, townhouse located in cultural Latin Quarter of the vibrant Galway city. Our neighbourhood is recognised as the most vibrant and historic area of Galway City, spoiling its visitors with an array of boutiques, cafes and restaurants...

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    Christmas is simply magical in Galway…

    You cannot beat the warm, fuzzy festive feeling at this time of year. Galway goes all out, and with lights and decorations and with extra lights this year – we simply cannot wait here at the Residence Hotel Galway. Make the most of our City Centre location on Quay St. and explore the Christmas Markets or plan a Christmas Shopping Break. There are so many unique, boutique shops where you will find the perfect gifts this Christmas. We are super excited to see the market returning to Eyre Square – Oh….the anticipation of what is to come! Opening from the 15th December this year.  I think we all revert to…

  • Arts & Culture,  Events,  Festivals,  Residence Hotel

    City of Festivals – Autumn Events

    Galway is known as the City of the Tribes but it could also be known as the City of Festivals. It feels like every week of the year Galway has another brilliant celebration taking place. Let’s have a quick look at a few of the upcoming Galway Festivals and events this Autumn. “GALWAY This western gem comes alive with festivals that draw the very best of local and international talent” Tourism Ireland GALWAY INTERNATIONAL OYSTER & SEAFOOD FESTIVAL Right on our own doorstep, we have an amazing celebration of some of the worlds best seafood. Over the last weekend of September, Galway City celebrates the Galway International Oyster & Seafood…

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    48hrs in Galway

    You’ve got just 48hr in Galway, what are the top recommendations of things to do and the must-see highlights on any short trip to Galway? Who better to ask than our Julia – she’s the smiling face you meet when you arrive after your journey with the best tips and advice on making the most of your experience in Galway City. “WONDERFUL STAY We had a wonderful stay at the Residence Hotel in Galway. All the desk staff were friendly and accommodating to us, providing wonderful information on local things to do and see. Especially Julia, she was ahhhhmaaaazing!!!” Option 1: Take The Wild Atlantic Way Tour to The Cliffs…

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    Don’t miss your Netflix Fix…

    With Netflix in every room and pop-art inspired bedrooms to make you SMILE, don’t miss out on your Netflix Fix while on holiday in Galway. You no longer have to wait until you have returned home to catch up on your favourite boxsets, simply login and enjoy while staying with us. We’ve put together a quick video that will hopefully make you smile too…especially if you are a fan of Peaky Blinders, Birdbox, Breaking Bad or The Crown – Enjoy!!!! Cool Hotels with Netflix… Staying on the Hotels with Netflix theme – a huge thank you Trivago Magazine for including us in, “Cool hotels Ireland for a quirky weekend break“…

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    Go Boho in Galway

    Galway dances to its own beat, and what a beat it is. This city revels in infectious creativity with an artistic temperament and festival-filled character that’s pretty much guaranteed to deliver a great time. From the quirky little shopping alley of Kirwan’s Lane to the traditional pubs, this western beauty effortlessly blends tradition with contemporary style. The past lingers in the air here, and traces of old Galway, including the city walls and the distinctive Spanish Arch, give the city an ancient atmosphere. In contrast, lively bistros and modern delis, make Galway a perfect place to linger. So slow down, take it easy and enjoy the best this cosmopolitan city…

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