Menlo Park Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Multilingual staff
Photos of Menlo Park Hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsMenlo Park Hotel Galway
There was an Irish wedding on when we arrived. Lots of fun
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
TripAdvisor Reviews Menlo Park Hotel Galway
Travel Blogs from Galway
Brekkie, check out into the car we go off to Newgrange. no mistakes finding the road was all clear sailing great drive and then it started raining new grange. Cold wet rainy from here on in for the day. After Newgrange which was incredible we found our way to mellifont abbey via some vey narrow roads. Loved the ancient history and the architecture …
... of white wine. As Jen was driving I had to take one for the team once again and drink the white wine. Close by was a large twin hull launch running cruises up and down the bay around the mussel farms. We sat under the marque being told about the Pacific Oysters, that are spawned in France and transported to a bay near here where they are grown. The cockles were from the next bay around and the mussels from right out front. I didn't find out where the wine was from, ...
... out and meets eachother. It's almost addicting meeting more and more people finding out more things about everyone. Everyone has a different story and you really learn a lot if you give someone the time. You really become little families. I'm realizing so much about myself too and am getting more and more used to everything. There's so many great people out there and it really makes the places that much more special. Not a lot of people get the chance to travel ...
... all packed and ready to hit the road when the tantalising aroma of Irish breakfast curls past our collective nostrils. OK, maybe we can wait for just a few minutes more. Besides, the five thousand year old mounds at Newgrange will be even better if we let them age a bit longer.
The breakfast is gooood, and we pile into our Ford Galaxy luxury machine and ask our GPS where to go. I still find it a little odd to be getting accurate directions from ...
... a cottage with a thatched roof – but new PBC windows!! Then we backtracked about 2 blocks to photograph some swans (and sheep!).
The next stop was the village of Kinvara, right after Dunguaire Castle. This village was gorgeous. The shops and houses were all brightly painted, and it was right on the edge of a harbor with small sailboats in it. After that, the road got narrower and ...