Welcome to the Residence Hotel

Anything but Ordinary

20 Unique Bedrooms

in the Heart of Galway City

Netflix & Nespresso

Creature comforts coupled with Intelligent Design features in every room

Stay in Style

Trendy & Unique Rooms filled with Art that will make you Smile!

Galway City Centre Location

In the Heart of the Latin Quarter

Explore our Neighbourhood

Step out onto Medieval Streets with Vibrant Atmosphere

Exclusive Belaire Champagne Service

Unwind with Luc Belaire Champagne Service to your room

Did we mention Netflix in Every Room?

Don't miss out on your boxset binge while travelling!

1520 Bar

A Neighbourhood Bar steeped in history


The Residence Hotel Galway is a contemporary boutique hotel, located on the famous bustling Quay Street in the heart of Galway City. Surrounded by some of Galway’s best Cafe's, bars and restaurants. Including our own “Bar 1520”, offering superb food served all day. Live music played every weekend from traditional Irish sessions to modern live bands. Free WiFi available throughout.

The hotel is modern in design but perfectly in keeping with its historic surroundings. Situated right next to the River Corrib and the famous Spanish Arch. The hotel is surrounded by medieval buildings and cobbled streets, and is situated in the most idyllic part of Galway City often referred to as Galway's Latin Quarter. Less than a 15 minute walk to the beach in Salthill. 


Once a 16th century Carmelite Convent the The Residence Hotel offers just 20 well-appointed guest rooms equipped with the following facilities:

  • Stylish and intelligently designed features, with 40” Sony Bavaria Smart Television Smart TV's to stream Netflix and Spotify.

  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi throughout.

  • Bedside USB ports.

  • Wake up to great coffee with Nespresso Machines in every room. Plus Tea-making facilities.

  • Ensuite bathrooms with bathtubs, power showers and Aromatherapy toiletries.

  • You won't find a traditional trouser press but you will find an Iron and Ironing board in your wardrobe. #

  • Hairdryers in every room.


  • 20 well-appointed recently renovated guest rooms.
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas.
  • 24 hour reception.
  • Reduced rate car parking available locally.
  • Bar 1520 - boasts a split level design incorporating traditional and medieval features with all the modern comforts you'd expect to find in a city centre bar. This Victorian style bar with its open fires, wonderful oak wall panelling (from the home of famous actress Lily Langtry) leather upholstered furniture, and timber floors makes it a comfortable and relaxing place to have lunch during the day or enjoy an evening dinner while being entertained by one of our fine traditional music sessions or mid-week Jazz nights.
  • Restaurant - wine and dine at The Residence Hotel, available for private parties up to 50 paxs, menus tailored to suit all tastes and groups, semi private snug available for groups up to 50 paxs, finger food, platters available. All the benefits of a private area with the atmosphere of the main bar. 

Good to know

Free Wifi
Reception 24 hour
Reduced rate car parking available locally
Check-in is at 3pm
Check-out is at 12pm

Free Wifi throughout the hotel

24 hour reception

Reduced rate car parking available - less than a 5 minute walk to the hotel.
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