Frequently Asked Questions… Answered!
Check In time is from 4.00pm
12.00 noon, treat yourself to a late check-out up until 2pm for just €20 per room.
Yes, please contact our reservation team on 091-520520 who will be happy to assist you with a group booking.
Only assistance dogs are permitted in the hotel.
Our cancellation policy can be found on your confirmation email, at booking stage when booking online, or by contacting a member of our reservations team on 091-520520.
We have a number of wheelchair accessible rooms and mobility friendly walk in showers. Please mention this at the time of enquiry in order to ensure availability for your requested dates.
Please note that it is against hotel policy to smoke in your bedroom or anywhere in the building. It is also hotel policy to not use E Cigarettes in our Hotel, bedrooms or within the building. Not adhering to Hodson Bay Hotel’s smoking policy will result in a charge of €150.00 being added to your account.
Yes, the hotel provides ample, complimentary car parking at the hotel. We also have an underground car park with direct access into the hotel.
We are happy to offer complimentary WiFi to all of our guests, available in all areas of the hotel.
We can arrange to dry clean and launder your garments. This service is available Monday to Saturday (excluding Bank Holidays). Items received by 9am will be returned by 6pm the same day, charges apply.
The Irish Independent and Irish Times are available each day in the hotel. Subject to availability.
A luggage store room is provided for your convenience.
A porterage service is available
A postage service is available from our reception desk. Post is collected Monday – Friday. Stamps are available from the Front Desk for purchase.
We can arrange photocopying & printing with our reception team.
Babysitting services are available upon request. Please contact reception for more information. All of our babysitters have been Garda vetted. Pre-Booking is essential for Babysitting Facilities.
The Galway Bay hotel is a short five-minute drive to Galway City, the hotel can also book taxi’s for guests. We are also located along the local bus route with a bus stop located outside the hotel.
Please book your breakfast times HERE
Breakfast is served daily in our Bay Brasserie:
- Monday to Friday: 7.30am to 10.30am
- Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 7.30am to 11.00am
Treat yourself to breakfast in bed for an additional charge of €3.75 per person. A pre-order card is available in your room to be left out the evening before.
Enjoy lunch in our Harvest Café!
Lunch Menu: Mon-Sat 12.30pm-3pm
Carvery: Sun from 12.30pm to 3.00pm
Bay Brasserie: Daily from 5.30pm to 8.30pm
Bar Food: Mon-Sun from 3.00pm to 9.00pm
Please book your dinner times by clicking HERE
Please note, children are welcome in our Atlantic Bar until 9 pm and until 10 pm during peak summer months.
A room service menu is available in your room. Service charge €3.75 per person.
Spa & Leisure Facilities
Guests can avail of complimentary access to the Leisure Centre and can book a range of treatments in the Beauty Salon. Swimming Hats are required when using the swimming pool. Pre-booking for the leisure centre & beauty treatments is required in order to avoid disappointment.
You can do so if you CLICK HERE
Monday to Thursday: 10.00am to 6.00pm
Thursday & Friday: 10.00am to 7.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday & Bank Holidays: 11.00am to 4.00pm
Monday to Sunday: 8.00am-8.00pm
Children are welcome until 7.00pm.
Please book your swimming pool & gym times by CLICKING HERE
Activities & Things to do
Our renowned complimentary hotel activities offer an opportunity to try something different during your stay!
The following activities take place within the hotel throughout the week. We encourage our guests to come along, experience and enjoy the selection of activities including Whiskey tasting, Yoga, Craft Beer tasting, aqua aerobics, Wine appreciation and bingo. Please ask us for more information as some activities may be restricted.
See the full list of activities by CLICKING HERE
**Pre-booking is required due to Covid 19 regulations.
You won’t be stuck for things to do during your stay at Galway Bay Hotel.
CLICK HERE for more information and discounts on some of the best local activities and attractions.
During midterm breaks, bank holiday weekends and July & August we run a Kids Activity Camp. Children are divided into age specific groups from 4-12 years for fun activities and games. Kids teas are served at 6.30pm, with activities & movie time afterwards.
Evening Camp: 6pm until 9.30pm, €15.00 per child