Exceptional 9.4
Based on 68 reviews

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An overview

On the banks of the River Corrib in Galway city centre, the award-winning Herons Rest Boutique B&B offers luxurious rooms and an extensive gourmet breakfast menu. Featured in Conde Nast Traveller, The Irish Times and Food & Travel Magazine among others, its rooms look out over picturesque Claddagh Harbour, and have free Wi-Fi. Each room has a flat-screen TV with cable channels, and speciality teas and coffee with chocolates, mineral water and a decanter of port. Beds have luxury orthopaedic mattresses and are dressed with high-quality linens, and private bathrooms have bathrobes, slippers and toiletries supplied. The breakfast table at Herons Rest features freshly baked breads, Irish cheeses and homemade jams. A selection of decadent sweet and savoury dishes are served, with French toasted brioche with melted rhubarb and honey, and stuffed Portobello mushrooms with ricotta and spinach just 2 examples. Afternoon tea and 4-course evening meals featuring freshly caught local seafood are also served. On Ireland’s western coast, Galway has a variety of traditional Irish pubs and music venues within 10 minutes’ walk of this guest house. The region of Connemara offers a landscape of rugged coastline, isolated beaches, mountains and lakes.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Car park

Services and conveniences

  • Smoking area


  • Pets allowed
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Guest policies

  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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From 01 March until 31 October the property offer a full gourmet breakfast and from 01 November until 28 February the property offer a Continental breakfast.
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based on 68 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.8
  • Facilities 9.1
  • Location 9.9
  • Room comfort and quality 9.0
  • Service 9.9
  • Value for money 8.9
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