The Western Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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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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