The Western Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Western Hotel Galway
Title says it all. Great price. Surprisingly nice stay. Central area. parking !! Staff friendly. Easy to find. Central to sights and sounds of the lovely old town centre. Thanks
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Western Hotel Galway
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