Ardilaun House Hotel  4 stars

Taylors Hill Galway Galway, Galway, Ireland, 00000  show mapSave
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Overview

Situated in the centre of cultural and vibrant Galway city, amongst spacious private grounds, the luxurious four-star Ardilaun hotel is within walking distance from the Promenade and the Blue Flag beach, the Taylors Hill and all major Galway shops, restaurant and cafes.

Built in 1840 as a manor house, the Ardilaun first opened its doors as a hotel in 1962. Decorated in modern elegant style this extremely attractive property surrounded by the exquisite beautifully landscaped gardens is a haven of peace and tranquility. On the premises the guests can find a superb leisure club with a large swimming pool, the latest gym technology, a Jacuzzi, a sauna, a beauty salon and a modern conference hall with wireless internet access.

The hotel’s 125 luxurious guestrooms which include garden rooms and unique suites with comfortable spacious lounges, elegant furniture and up-to-date office equipment are a popular venue for both business executives and leisure guests looking for luxury accommodation in a tranquil setting.

The award-winning Camilaun restaurant specializes in fish, seafood and meat dishes. It serves the best local produce and superb a la carte menus from traditional and exotic international cuisine.

The hotel is 2km from Galway Railway Station and 10km from Galway International Airport.

Number of rooms   125.

City Center Galway - 1.1 mi
Airports Shannon (SNN) - 39.5 mi, Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC) - 45.6 mi
Beaches Salthill Beaches - 4400 ft

Rooms

All 125 luxuriously furnished guestrooms are divided into standard double rooms with double beds, standard twin rooms with two single beds, standard triple rooms with triple beds, junior suites with king-size beds and family twin rooms with two single beds. Every guestroom offers homely atmosphere and tranquil setting with views of the gardens and Galway Bay. Each room features air conditioning, a coffee/tea-maker, a daily newspaper, a desk, a DVD/CD player, an in-room safe, a mini-bar, a refrigerator, a telephone, a satellite/cable TV, a separate shower and a tub and wireless high-speed internet access. A continental breakfast is included with your booking.

All children under the age of three may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. Pets are allowed on request. Babysitting facilities are possible on site.

Dining options

The Camilaun restaurant is an ideal place for fine dining, serving various fish, seafood and meat specialties made from the best local produce. It offers the guests superb a la carte menus with fabulous delicacies from local and international cuisine. This award-winning restaurant is famous for its sense of occasion, fine wines from the extensive wine list and freshly prepared culinary masterpieces. The restaurant is open for breakfast Monday to Sunday from 7.30am till 10am and for dinner from 6.30pm till 9.30pm.

The Blazers bar offers a relaxing atmosphere in a traditional setting with light food and drinks served daily from noon till 9pm.

At the hotel Ardilaun House guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free. 

Work

The Ardilaun hotel is an ideal venue for conference and meeting events providing conferencing facilities for up to 650 delegates and banqueting facilities for up to 400 guests. The hotel’s conference facilities include audio-visual technologies, multi-media projectors, computers, printers, scanners, photocopy and fax machines, wireless internet access.

Leisure

The hotel boasts its recreation facilities which include a superb leisure club with a large swimming pool, the latest gym technology, a Jacuzzi, a sauna and a beauty salon. The Ardilaun Leisure Club is an exclusive place which provides a vast array of services to suit all tastes. With a friendly atmosphere and helpful staff the club is a pleasant place to exercise. The Avalon Beauty Salon offers a wide range of relaxing, pampering and indulging treatments among which are hot stone massages, manicures, pedicures, waxing and various facial and body retreat procedures. Among the activities popular on site are golf, horse riding, fishing, tennis, water sports and boating.

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Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Trouser Press
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Exercise gym
  • Solarium
  • Hot tub
  • Shiatsu massage
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • In-room computer
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone

Policies

Check-In

from  2.30 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 14 may stay at the price of EUR 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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All 125 luxuriously furnished guestrooms are divided into standard double rooms with double beds, standard twin rooms with two single beds, standard triple rooms with triple beds, junior suites with king-size beds and family twin rooms with two single beds. Every guestroom offers homely atmosphere and tranquil setting with views of the gardens and Galway Bay. Each room features air conditioning, a coffee/tea-maker, a daily newspaper, a desk, a DVD/CD player, an in-room safe, a mini-bar, a refrigerator, a telephone, a satellite/cable TV, a separate shower and a tub and wireless high-speed internet access. A continental breakfast is included with your booking.

All children under the age of three may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. Pets are allowed on request. Babysitting facilities are possible on site.

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        Ardilaun House Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        What's nearby.

        Located in the centre of Galway, the hotel is an ideal starting point to observe the sights of Galway Walking Tours situated within 1.9km from the hotel, Salthill - 1km, the Allihies Parish - 1.4km, Galway Cathedral - 1.4km, the Letterfrack - 1.4km, St. Nicholas Collegiate Church - 1.5km, the Salmon Weir Bridge - 1.5km, Spanish Arch - 1.6km, the Annaghdown Parish - 1.7km, the Sail West - 1.6km, Galway Shopping Center - 2.3km, Claudes Casino - 1km, the Amusement Arcade - 1.4km, Galway Bay - 1.7km, An Dun Transport and Heritage Museum - 1.4km, Ballynahinch Castle Inc - 1.4km, Kenny's Art Gallery - 1.6km, Royal Tara China Visitor Centre - 3.7km, Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre - 3.9km, the Eyre Square - 1.9km, Dunguaire Castle - 1.4km, Bo-Bo Theatre - 1.7km, Backstage Theatre - 2.9km, Bold Art Gallery - 1.6km away from the hotel.

        Tourist attractions
        • Galway Walking Tours
          1.2 mi
        Popular areas
        Places of interest
        • Salthill
          3300 ft
        • Allihies Parish
          4600 ft
        • Galway Cathedral
          4600 ft
        • Abbeyknockmoy Parish
          4600 ft
        • Cathedral
          4600 ft
        • Letterfrack(Ballinakill)
          4600 ft
        • Saint Nicholas' Collegiate Church
          5000 ft
        • Salmon Weir bridge
          5000 ft
        • 1.0 mi
        • Annaghdown Parish
          1.1 mi
        Sport related
        • Sail West
          1.0 mi
        Shopping areas
        • Galway Shopping Center
          1.4 mi
        Amusement
        • Claudes Casino
          3300 ft
        • Amusement Arcade
          4600 ft
        • Galway Bay
          1.1 mi
        Museums
        • An Dun Transport & Heritage
          4600 ft
        • Ballynahinch Castle Inc
          4600 ft
        • Kenny's Art Gallery
          1.0 mi
        • Royal Tara China Visitor Centre
          2.3 mi
        • Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre
          2.4 mi
        Parks
        Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos
        • Dunguaire Castle
          4600 ft
        Theaters
        • Bo-Bo The Clown
          1.1 mi
        • Backstage Theatre In Education
          1.8 mi
        Galleries
        • Bold Art Gallery
          1.0 mi

        Local Attractions

        • The Claddagh Ring Museum
          5100 ft
          Quay St., Galway
        • The Spanish Arch
          5200 ft
          Spanish Arch, Galway
        • Nora Barnacle House
          5200 ft
          8 Bowling Green, Galway
        • The Abbey
          5200 ft
          8 St. Francis Street, Galway
        • Galway City Museum
          1.0 mi
          Spanish Arch, Galway

        Near the hotel

        • Galway Atlantaquaria
          3400 ft
          The Prom, Galway
        • Leisureland
          3600 ft
          The Promenade, Galway
        • Salthill Beaches
          4400 ft
          Salthill, Galway
        • Galway Cathedral
          4700 ft
          University and Gaol Rds., Galway
        Getting there.

        The hotel is situated in the centre of Galway city, nearby all the major business, financial, cultural and shopping sites. Galway Railway Station is only 2km from the property. The nearest airport Galway International GWY is 10km away from the hotel. It takes a five minute ride to get there. Shannon Airport SNN is within 64km and Ireland West Knock Airport NOC is within 73.6km from the residence.

        Getting around.

        The hotel offers its guests various transport options. Galway Railway Station is situated only 2km from the Ardilaun and it takes just a 10 minute walk to get there. The nearest airport Galway International GWY is within 10km or a five minute ride from the hotel. The alternative airports are Shannon International SNN - 64km from the residence and Ireland West Knock NOC - 73.6km away. Free airport transportation is available on request. The hotel has easy access to major highways N17 from the north, N6 from the east and N18 from the south. Free hotel parking is possible on site.

        Ardilaun House Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ardilaun House Hotel

        Average guest rating

        7.4
        out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 146 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Dining
        8.6
        Value
        6.7
        Location
        7.9
        Rooms
        7.2
        Service
        6.4

        Individual guest reviews

        • Couple

          Wonderful staff who could not do enough for our stay, the service was always excellent

          Service in restaurant on Saturday 26/11/11 was slow due to being understaffed issues

          • Average rating
            8.2
        • Couple

          The hotel was nice and relaxing.There was a wedding reception on when we arrived on saturday and there was a great buzz around the hotel.The staff were very helpfull troughtout our stay.And the food was very nice.

          The only thing i can think of that we disliked was the fact there was no Air-con or bottled water in our room. Other than that it was an enjoyable stay.

          • Average rating
            7.0
        • Couple

          Staff excellent, friendly, helpful and a real interest in customers. Found desk staff brillant. Bed very comfortable, wedding in the hotel when we were there, but couldn't hear any noice, a very peaceful sleep. Breakfast great

          • Average rating
            9.2
        • Older travelers

          Excellent helpful staff and a general feeling of a busy but very well run hotel. Very good breakfast and dinner was excellent and very good value. Leisure centre and pool were all of a very high standard and well maintained. Location was good in that it was just outside city centre but it was within easy walking distance or simple bus journey and had good parking facilities and easy to get to and from by car. Nice grounds.

          A liitle bit noisy in the room at times.

          • Average rating
            9.2
        • Older travelers

          Our room was excellent, the staff were very friendly and helpfull and the food was also excellent.

          The weather was bad other than that i was very happy

          • Average rating
            9.2
        • Couple

          Rooms were lovely and garden was nice, staff were fablous. Would stay again for a special occasion.

          Nothing much I didn't like except restaurant was a little overpriced.

          • Average rating
            8.2
        • Group of friends

          attending surprise wedding anniversary party, glad hotel moved barbeque indoors, food very good and a very enjoyable night

          • Average rating
            9.2
        • Single

          Driving in the drive to the hotel was beautiful and the first impression of the hotel was very impressive. Reception was big, airy and compfortabe. Staff very friendly and helpful. The room was very nice. I loved the fact it had such a big bed, it was so comfortable. Your housekeeping staff must be very good as the room was spotless especially the bathroom because I am very particular about the cleaniness of a bathroom. Keys also easy to use. Overall a wonderful experience and I would love to stay there again and would definetly recommend it to friends.

          .The entrance would needed to be signed on the approach to the hotel as it comes up very fast on a corner and exiting is also difficult and dangerous. I was very disappointed with the tv. The remote was impossible to use. The tv is stuck in the corner of the wardrobe and can only be viewed from one side of the bed. If there is a couple in the room the second person would not be able to see it at all. I would have appreciated an iron and ironing board in the room rather than a press. A hair dryer is vital in every room and a hair straightener would be a bonus......

          • Average rating
            10.0
        • Couple

          Was staying as a wedding guest , the food was superb. the staff very professional.

          The cost. Stay on the prom for E120 a night..walking distance to other venues , shops pubs , food beach.

          • Average rating
            6.2
        • Older travelers

          a very nice welcome from reception staff,.attended wedding ,bar staff not ready for busy time after wedding had just finished .( main bar ).

          the price for attending a wedding

          • Average rating
            6.6
        • Older travelers

          The food

          Room very cold due to broken window- helpful porter did his best to seal up the draught. Heater very small considering the size of the room and had to ask for another one

          • Average rating
            7.4
        • Family with children

          relaxing athmosphere,nice leisure facilities, a nice garden walk and a great breakfast. there are lots of places where you can relax in peace and quiet.

          evening meal not good value for money. my wife ordered a cod meal in the bar and the portion was only enough for a child and was very expensive.the grill on the top of the radiator in our bedroom was covered with dust and fluff,could do with a good suction of the hoover.

          • Average rating
            7.4
        • Older travelers

          The food in the bar area and the service and staff were excellent.

          Think the bathroom could be updated

          • Average rating
            7.4
        • Single

          lobby area is very relaxing and very pleasant environment, whether you are on your own or meeting it is very suitable, found the staff to be most pleasant and professional in their approach to guests and well trained/mannerly, think it is vital that the parking stays free this to me coming from a city is a huge plus point, quietand peaceful setting

          pool a bit dated looking, didnt appeal to me but now big problemas staff there most obliging

          • Average rating
            9.2
        • Older travelers

          Good value for thursday night, breakfast good and lots of sofas in lobby for reading and relax.

          Rate was almost double for Friday night !!

          • Average rating
            9.2
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