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Clayton Hotel Galway

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by reviewer56561618 on Jan 8 2020 10:50

Great hotel, easy access from Eyre square and the rooms were lovely. Will return again!

by Ger on Apr 26 2017 20:38

Lovely hotel, very friendly staff. Room was very spacious and clean. Really comfortable beds! Pool was great. A brilliant hotel for a short break.

by ginnie on Sep 23 2016 17:31

I found this hotel to be very bright and spacious and welcoming. Staff were very nice and efficient. Ideal place to stay on a visit to Galway and surrounding areas, a bus stop outside hotel very convenient and takes you into the city in approx. 15 mins. 2.10 Euro single trip or taxi ride costs approx. 15 Euro. Would recommend this hotel.

by reviewer50704574 on Mar 28 2016 20:56

We stayed in the Clayton Hotel for 2 nights. Room was nice and cozy. Food was brilliant. Staff were very efficient and lots of them on. I would recommend to everybody. Thank you. Geraldine and Jim.

by Frank Thornton on Oct 28 2015 17:02

very good Hotel .Had a great stay in the Clayton thank you

by Corina slattery on Sep 9 2015 11:33

Fab hotel, rooms so spacious, fab food friendly staff. Couldnt complain everything was perfect.

by Josh on Sep 7 2015 10:39

Nice hotel, clean, well sized rooms and a small pool/leisure centre.

by joanne o halloran on Jul 16 2015 14:24

Hi.stayed at this hotel last week.lovely big room.great with two baby's.great bar and restaurant food.swimming pool nice.gud service;towels given at pool entrance.also bags for wet ware.all in all gud stay.freindly staff.will be back.

by Joe on Jun 29 2015 12:45

Regular bus service right outside the hotel to the town. Great staff and amazing breakfast buffet. Very comfortable rooms. Highly recommend staying here.

by Peter on Jun 29 2015 12:00

Our stay was perfect. The room on the third floor was nice and big, clean and quite modern. The staff were lovely too. I woudl recommend this hotel.

by BarryM on May 17 2015 20:09

Really enjoyed our stay, the room was very comfortable & staff helpful. We had food in the bar on the evening of our stay & it was the standard of a top restaurant.

by Caroline White on Aug 14 2014 08:03

This is one of the nicest hotels I have stayed thus far. The staff are friendly and warm and always on hand to every request. The room we stayed in was a family room and was huge with two double beds , dressing area and lovey bathroom. We had a balcony also, which we didn't go out onto as there were some loose wooden boards and a bit dangerous with a four year old (was reported to staff on checkout)On booking our room I had requested a fridge for our daughter for her milk and medicine and upon arrival wasn't there. After two phones calls and about 2 hours wait it finally arrived and made our stay more relaxing as not worrying about how to keep milk cold!!!! The pool was amazing and on both days that we used it it was complete empty (we went about 2pm on both days) and we had the pool to ourselves!!!!! You get towels down in the pool area and armbands, floats it was amazing, you have to wear swim hats so buy them before you go. There is no shallow or deep end the pool is the same dept the length of the pool so bear that in mind with little ones. Breakfast was lovely. Our daughter is a fussy eater and staff were very attentive to her needs, and they even remembered for the next morning what she liked and brought it without being asked which was wonderful. I was celebrating my 40th birthday over our stay and was a little surprised that a little gift or card was not present in our room which is very usual for most hotels that I've stayed in and I've stayed in a lot!!! (my husband did mention this on booking). This personal touch was lacking and kind of let the Clayton down in my opinion. But that was the only thing, this hotel is big and grand with beautiful fixtures and fittings and will be staying here again.

by Wanderers on Jul 12 2014 17:45

Fantastic hotel,everything and all the staff were great,best value we have come across for this quality of hotel,will definately return.Great bus service to and from Galway city.

by rea on Jul 10 2014 12:11

Just back from a stay at the clayton hotel with my husband and five children. We had joining rooms and they were clean and plenty of room. From the moment we arrived the staff were helpful and friendly especially with the five kids. The pool was clean and plenty of clean towels available. Food was great and plenty of variety for all the different age groups. There was a kids club but we did not use it as we were busy doing other activities in Salthill which is only 10 mins drive. We stayed as a couple in may without the kids and enjoyed it so we decided to stay there again when we were in Galway in July with the kids and they really liked it.

by kathleen wiley on Jul 6 2014 11:49

We have just returned from a 3 night family break in the Clayton and can say we really enjoyed our stay. We checked in with no problems and were given a room on 2nd floor on the wing where swimming pool was as it was great for kids.Our family room was fantastic and was very spacious and spotlessly clean.Beautifull white fluffy towels in a very large bathroom .It was also very quiet and peacefull at night and we slept sound .We had dinner on our 1st night in the bar very reasonable price and an excellent offer for kids menu of dinner dessert and a drink for€8.95 which was great kids loved their meal.Some really excellent dishes on the menu We were served by Daniel and have to say a very polite and friendly young man who engaged in conversation with 2 boys about GAA football and telling them he was from Kerry the home of the Gooch (kerry footballer) really impresssed them.he had no problems gettin them extra jugs of drinks and chatting away to them and did so with all the customers in the bar .Breakfast is also top class with everything you could want on display and if you have any request for poached boiled fried eggs no problem getting them from kitchen.Kids loved the pool and a realy nice young man doin lifegaurd got them some floats and balls to play with and here was also spotlessly clean.we spent our days touring around galway and just outside the main door is a bus 403 runs every 30 min that brings you in to Eyre Square middle of the city €6.20 for a family saves havin to drive in and parking charges The hotel is also close to shopping centre and cinema and there is a dunnes stores, chemis,t and some more shops across road.On our last night we had dinner in the restaurant and again top class food and service Have to thank the maid who was cleaning our room as you can imagine with 2 kids lots of stuff everywhere and when we returned every day she had the room tidy its the little things that gives us mammys a rest that count.We highly recommend this hotel for a break away for all not just familys.As we were checking out on Friday they were gettin ready for a wedding and it looked just amazing .The management of this hotel should be very proud of its staff who all do amazing work and do what the Irish are supposeto do and extend a Cead Mile Failte but unfortunately is not always the case in some hotels .Thanks to all at The Clayton for a most enjoyable& relaxing few days in beautifull Galway

by Catherine Brennan on Jun 15 2014 12:52

We enjoyed our stay very much. The room was very comfortable and spotless. Food was good and well presented. Excellent value for money. We would defini tely stay there again!

by Niall on Jun 13 2014 13:27

Really happy with hotel , Staff great and food good - will stay again

by Sandra o Callaghan on Jun 9 2014 05:31

This hotel is excellent The staff are amazing and kind and very helpful The food is yummy The facilities are fantastic Swiming pool is fab lifeguard is brilliant and helpful well done to that girl Great for kids beds so comfy rooms fab Value for money all I can say Is wow we will be defo Be back to stay ur hotel thank you ps the guy at the breakfast bar who brings you to Your table very friendly polite great manners Sandra

by rita on Jun 8 2014 19:01

This is an excellent hotel We loved our bedrooms they are so big and spacious. We stayed for 3 nights on bed and breakfast and had one 1 dinner which we all agreed was excellent We would highly recommend this hotel

by geraldineand michael on Jun 8 2014 12:51

My husband and I had a lovely break at the clayton hotel The staff were so friendly hotel was spotless, had so much to see and do in galway a great city to visit We didnt have time to enjoy the leisure facilites as weather was very good But had a look around and the lady was delightful to talk to Will look forward to going back

by Karen Lovett on Jun 5 2014 10:47

Just back from a lovely stay at the Clayton Hotel. Family rooms are beautiful, spotless, and very big. Staff are lovely from the receptionist Rochelle , bar men, waiting staff to the lovely house keeping ladies. xxx Thank you Clayton Hotel xxx

by Mark Kiernan on Jun 4 2014 23:38

Great hotel and the staff could not have been more helpful. There were 19 of us for my father in law's 80th, we were really well looked after. The rooms are large and very comfortable. perfect hotel in every way, better than some 5 star hotels I have stayed at. We are all looking forward to returning again in the future.

by john on Jun 4 2014 21:19

staff were wonderful had a great weekend will be back

by rea on May 29 2014 13:51

Brilliant Hotel, Very friendly Staff, Food was good and everything was very clean will definitely book this hotel again.

by Clare on May 27 2014 18:20

Brilliant , staff so helpful, food great ,pool lovely .family rooms a great size I hope to return soon

by Ann on May 21 2014 16:42

Wonderful hotel lovely breakfast and dinner .Staff were great really friendly underground car park great for family five star could not fault it. very good

by ml walsh on May 7 2014 10:55

ever thing was so perfected staft food room just so good and will be back

by Aoife on Apr 29 2014 10:45

We have just returned from a very enjoyable break at the Clayton Hotel, Galway. On arrival we were upgraded to executive rooms. The staff were extremely friendly, hotel was beautiful. Breakfast was enjoyable. What a great hotel & we will definitely be making a return trip.

by Gill m on Apr 27 2014 12:21

Just back from this hotel, very nice clean hotel, lovely staff.. We had an interconnecting room which was great as my partners teenage son came with us.. We also had our 8 year old daughter with us... I must say I was very disappointed in d leisure centre there was no kids pool for her and no kids allowed in the bar after 9 pm... Apart from the kids club which ran from 6.30 to 8.45 there wasn't much for her to do... We ate in the restaurant on one night and I must say food was lovely as was breakfast with a great choice of food.. All in all I don't think I would return as a family

by reviewer55923105 on Apr 21 2014 15:15

Fantastic hotel, service, food, rooms were all excellent. Would highly recommend this hotel. The only thing is it cost 15 euro into Galway city in a taxi but if you wanted to just relax and stay in the hotel there is loads to do. Will def book and stay in this hotel again

by mmalone on Apr 16 2014 19:59


by reviewer11573656 on Apr 15 2014 18:50

A very enjoyable stay.Hotel very pleasant,lovely breakfast and all staff were very pleasant and couldn;t do enough for you. Will definitely go back .4 $tar rating Bernie Mc Donald 14th April 2014

by debbie on Apr 10 2014 11:09

Stayed here last weekend 6th april, hotel and staff was brilliant, food was amazing, would reccomend this hotel.

by Tripjen on Apr 8 2014 17:15

I don't have a bad word to say about the Clayton. It was my first time staying there and I will def be returning. I stayed as part of the B&B + dinner deal - the rooms were fab, really clean & comfy. The dinner was lovely, had nice choices. Breakfast was gorgeous, I think it was the best breakfast spread I've ever seen. Staff from reception to bar to restaurant were great, I couldn't fault their friendliness & efficient service. It is a little outside the city but a taxi isn't too bad if you are sharing, it was €15.

by reviewer26703889 on Apr 8 2014 11:14

Beautiful hotel, staff extremely friendly. Will definately be going back there.

by Sandra Dowling on Apr 8 2014 10:43

Had a great stay in the Clayton! The staff were extremely friendly, welcoming and helpful. The facilities were lovely, and I would definitely stay there again!

by Mandy on Apr 1 2014 11:09

Highly Recommended. Beautifully clean hotel, breakfast was delicious and plentiful. Staff were very pleasant and efficient. Even though the hotel was packed we didn't hear a sound all night. The beds were amazingly comfortable, and the rooms really big with all required facilities. Great car parking. I will definitely return.

by V on Apr 1 2014 10:42

We stayed at the Clayton Hotel Galway at the weekend and i have to say from start to finish we could not find any fault with this hotel. The welcome we got from the receptionist was lovely and very pleasant. The rooms were big and everything you need was there. the bed i have to say were one of the most comfortable i have ever stayed in. we had dinner in the restaurant and were so helpful esp the gentleman that was welcoming us. he was there for the two morning for breakfast and it was like he knew us and couldnt be nicer. all in all, it was a great weekend and would highly recommend it to anyone.

by denise on Mar 31 2014 11:44

The room was lovely - warm, clean, modern. The evening meal was ok, nothing special. Breakfast choice was good and they did have Gluten free bread which was a plus. I think they could improve on the taste of the evening menu though. However it was all very reasonable. Location was good too.

by MICHAEL on Mar 25 2014 22:12


by Rach 2000 on Mar 25 2014 20:21

Great stay in Clayton hotel. lovely comfortable beds. Nice breakfast. Location a little far out but only about €10 for a taxi into town. Will definitely stay here again.

by Gk on Mar 25 2014 11:01

I would highly recommend this hotel, the rooms,staff,food & service was excellent and we are already lookn forward to our nxt stay, Not one complaint A+++

by Aine on Mar 23 2014 21:56

i would highly recommend this hotel. family room was spacious, clean and quiet. Staff were very friendly and helpful. i will definitely go back to the clayton :)

by Amanda on Mar 21 2014 10:03

Stayed in the Clayton St Patricks Weekend with 2 children, had a fab stay, food and leisure facilities were great, rooms spotless and comfy, 10mins outside the city but the hotel had a great taxi service available, Amanda

by Catherine Keane on Mar 19 2014 20:12

The hotel has great facilities.All food from the breakfast to the evening menu was very nice and plenty to choose from.The staff were very helpful in all areas.Would definitely stay there again.

by ann on Mar 19 2014 17:43

We had a lovely stay in March 2014. The hotel is in a built up area near a shopping centre and apartment blocks so the views are not great. However, the hotel was very modern and comfortable and well-finished. The bedroom was lovely as was the ensuite bathroo, The bed was really comfortable. The food was good and staff were very friendly. I would stay here again.

by James Walsh on Mar 18 2014 10:39

Excellent hotel. Very well kept, nice rooms and food. Will definitely stay here again if I go to Galway.

by reviewer14992569 on Mar 12 2014 09:32

Lovely clean hotel, very friendly and helpful staff.

by Enda Doyle on Mar 11 2014 10:45

Myself and my husband spent 1 night 8th March to celebrate our 40th Anniversary along with our 2 sons, daughter and daughter in law, We all had a lovely time. the food was excellant, and the staff were really very nice. We thoroughly enjoyed Paddy's music, and my son got up to sing also. Great night all round, I would certainly recommend this hotel.

by Pauline on Feb 26 2014 08:41

We as a family stayed at the Clayton Hotel in Galway for mid-term break, its a very comfortable hotel, the food is wonderful .. my children are Coeliac and they had a selection of cereals/bread, menu's very detailed 'Coeliac Friendly' options clearly displayed. They had a kids club which my children really enjoyed ... will be back
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Hotel Details

Welcome to Clayton Hotel Galway, where you are guaranteed a warm welcome and professional service delivered with a friendly smile throughout your stay. The Hotel offers a beautiful 3 lane, 20m swimming pool for you to enjoy during your stay. Have a splash with the kids or simply relax and float in the calming air of this great Galway swimming pool. Children are welcome in the pool until 7pm.

Check In From - 3pm : Check Out Up To - 12pm

Cancellation Description : Once you cancel your booking up to 48 hours prior to arrival you will not incur a cancellation fee from the hotel. Cancellations that are made within 48 hours prior to arrival and no shows at the hotel will be charged the 1st night of the stay to your card. Please note that your booking deposit is non refundable.

Travel Description : The hotel is located in Ballybrit, Galway.

Area Description : There is always something to do in Galway. There is no need to venture far from the hotel to enjoy the city.

Hotel Location
Hotel Facilities

Hotel Restaurant

  • Breakfast served
  • Dinner served
  • Lunch served

Things To Do In The Area

  • Cinema
  • Night clubs
  • Local restaurants
  • Shopping

Hotel Guest Services

  • Complimentary WIFI access available
  • Free car parking
  • 24 hour room service

Hotel Leisure Club

  • Sauna
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Gymnasium

Hotel Bar

  • Bar food menu