Make A Break For Galway

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Make A Break For Galway

The Residence Hotel is a great base to explore Galway City and County and with so much to do on our doorstep, you'll be spoilt for choice.


We have curated a list of things to do in Galway that will help you experience the best of the city & the county! 
Guests at The Residence Hotel can also enjoy discounts on various of the experiences and activities.




Walking food tours in Galway allowing you to discover the best local culinary stops off the beaten track, while listening to the history of Galway. Their latest is a self-guided Food Tours App which is free to download and is housed under StoryTracks on Apple.

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Galway Adventures

Real Adventures are specialists in outdoor adventure activities and explorations in Connemara. They offer a range of activities that will get you active and rediscovering the fun of the outdoors. Perfect for coasteering, kayaking, rock climbing, and surfing with your friends, family, and loved ones to truly experience the Irish coast. Guests at The Residence Hotel can avail a 5% discount; when you Book Online. Use code 'RESIDENCEHOTEL5' to activate offer.

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Galway Hooker Brewery Can of IPA

In 2023 Galway Hooker are delighted to open their brewery doors to people who want a guided tour of our premises – to experience some of the many refreshing brews they bring to life on site. Galway Hooker Brewery have been making waves in the craft beer world since 2006, and visiting their brewery in the coastal surrounds of Oranmore is the best place to see how they’ve been doing it.

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Wild Atlantic Way Day tours provide Day Tours from Galway, each day to Connemara, The Burren and The Cliffs of Moher and our unique tour to the Aran Island of Inisheer together with the Cliffs of Moher in one day.

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Dool 2 Aran Ferries

Explore the Wild Atlantic Way from the sea!  Admire the scale and majestic beauty of the Cliffs of Moher on a voyage of discovery. Or, better still, try both an island trip and a Cliffs of Moher cruise all in one day! Guests at The Residence Hotel can avail a 10% discount; when you Book Online. Use code 'RESIDENCEHOTEL' to activate offer.

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Great Escape Rooms Logo

You enter the locked escape room and for 60 minutes you, and your team will become removed from your current day to day lives and be totally focused on nothing but escape…. Observe your surroundings, solves clues, work as a team and make the connections. Adrenaline kicks in – excitement, tension, focus, laughter and team work – creating an amazing experience. Uncover the mysteries hidden within the room and earn your reward…the Great Escape. Use code CONNACHT_HOSPITALITY to avail of a 10% discount when booking online.

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Kylemore Abbey

Visit the abbey with its beautifully restored period rooms and fascinating visitor experience and learn about its history of tragedy, romance, education and spirituality. Explore the 6 acre Victorian Walled Garden with its delightfully restored garden buildings, formal flower, vegetable and her gardens. Discover woodland and lakeshore walks that will take you on a beautiful journey through our 1,000 acre estate. The beautifull neo-Gothic church is just a short walk from the Abbey. Use code ResidenceHotel20 to avail of a 20% discount when booking online.

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