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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Meyrick Galway
A hotel that brought the tourist trade to Galway in the 1809s
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We left Killarney by 8 and passed through Tralee, which is the capital of County Kerry. We learned of the Rose of Tralee, which is another tragic tale between the upper class and the lower Irish peasants. This is quite a common theme here in Ireland. Next we headed to County Limerick to see the Air Boat Museum in Foynes, Banratty Castle and the …
... to stay there, meanwhile minimum wage is only €8.65. Suddenly I could be stuck working a job I probably don't like, in a country that’s not truly my home, and not seeing or doing the things I came here to see and do, just trying to make ends meat. I don't see the point in that. So I found myself at a decision, do I try and stick it out hoping I can keep my head above water and survive and risk having to come home early anyway, or do I just go and travel ...
Compared to the madness of touristy Dublin, or the industrial look of Cork and Limerick, Galway was in my opinion the perfect Irish city. A small city by most people's standards (population less than 100,000), there was still plenty to do, and the area was, of course, littered with pubs. :-)
The hostel we stayed at was just okay. It only opened up 6 months ago, so it had a nice, clean look to it. I had a problem with ...
... it was on the main cobble stone pedestrian walk way down by the ocean where all the action took place. Overall, Galway was a great first stop in Ireland (although was more touristy then what you picture Ireland as). We did pub crawls both nights and met several people and had a lot of great conversations. On the first night one of the girls ...
... joined the locals lapping up the sun. The park was full of people sitting in circles large and small. Some brought their dogs, some brought their guitars and some brought both! There was a group of people, not too far from where we were sitting, who had strung a tightrope, about 8 metres long, from one tree to the next and were practicing their balancing skills. We decided to go over for a chat and see if we could have a go. Tightroping is way harder than it looks! ...