Vacation rentals in Galway

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Condo in Galway
Compact Modern Ensuite Space with Private Access
Space offers a comfortable bed, your own ensuite with hot shower and a tasty coffee before heading out to discover. 25 minute walk via Lough Atalia pathway from bus/train station [Cliffs of Moher and Connemara tours depart from here]. Includes mini fridge, microwave, TV, kettle, coffee table and limited storage. Free on-street parking and laundry service. Space directly adjoins our main family home. Please note while space is very compact as per pictures it's also suitable for long-term stays.
Oct 7 – 14
$85 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 247 reviews
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Cabin in Fanore
Connoles Gatehouse by the Sea
Connoles Gatehouse by the Sea....is a brand new LUXURY one bed cottage perched on the Wild Atlantic Way. Our "Gatehouse by the Sea" is a stunning space constructed of local stone tucked under the mountain overlooking Galway Bay, Aran Islands & the Connemara Mountains. Its amazing location overlooking the Sea, makes this Cottage an ideal base for exploring beautiful Fanore with its unspoilt Beaches, the Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Lahinch & Irelands traditional Music Capital - Doolin.
Feb 26 – Mar 5
$141 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 474 reviews
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Cottage in GALWAY
Historical Thatch Cottage @Award-Winning CnocSuain
''A place quite unlike any other'' The Guardian. Welcome to Cnoc Suain, our family-owned hillside settlement nestled within an enchanting rural landscape in the Gaeltacht region of Connemara. Located on a popular cycling route between two villages:Spiddal(6.5km) for beach, crafts & music, and Moycullen(8.5km)for Friday farmers market & adventure centre. Only 25 mins drive from Galway City(Ireland's cultural capital)yet fully immersed in the wild beauty of Connemara.
Sep 10 – 17
$330 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 291 reviews

Popular amenities for Galway vacation rentals

Stay near Galway's top sights

Eyre Square49 locals recommend
Spanish Arch98 locals recommend
Eyre Square Centre24 locals recommend
Quay Street53 locals recommend
The Galmont Hotel & Spa5 locals recommend
Salthill Hotel3 locals recommend

House rentals in Galway

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Home in Doolin
Self Catering Log Cabin with Stunning Sea Views.
Aug 3 – 10
$130 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 395 reviews
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Home in Loughrea
Clonlee Farm House
Feb 2 – 7
$108 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 223 reviews
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Home in Westport
Juli's House - Seaside retreat with stunning views
Oct 23 – 30
$117 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 274 reviews
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Home in Galway
Heart of Galway Hideaway
Sep 15 – 22
$325 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 112 reviews
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Home in Galway
Luxury Cottage with large private hot tub
Sep 23 – 30
$210 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 337 reviews
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Home in Galway
Big Lovely House with Perfect City Centre Location
Nov 14 – 21
$389 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 105 reviews
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Home in County Galway
1843 restored stone cottage beside Galway Bay
Oct 20 – 27
$216 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 130 reviews
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Home in Spiddal
Unwind at a Unique Roundhouse Retreat near Seaside Spiddal
Apr 14 – 21
$129 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 200 reviews
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Home in Oughterard
Wild Atlantic Bus at Aishling Cottage
Apr 3 – 10
$189 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 244 reviews
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Home in Rosscahill
The St George @ Ross Castle Galway
Jan 9 – 16
$894 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 132 reviews
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Home in County Galway
Sycamore Cottage, 2 bedroom cottage beside the sea
Oct 17 – 24
$95 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 151 reviews
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Home in Galway
Cosy 4 Bed house in Galway City
Aug 26 – Sep 2
$226 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 121 reviews

Other great vacation rentals in Galway

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Cottage in Galway
Coach House Cottage on the shores of Lough Corrib
Oct 25 – Nov 1
$243 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 175 reviews
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Apartment in Galway
Druids Rest,City Centre Apt /Free Secure Parking
Apr 9 – 16
$140 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 206 reviews
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Castle in Kilcolgan
Private Castle Accommodation
Sep 11 – 18
$650 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 617 reviews
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Condo in Galway
"The Art House 1" Galway, Woodquay
Oct 31 – Nov 7
$133 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 364 reviews
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Cottage in Galway
Exquisite Location Galway City
Dec 22 – 29
$433 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 491 reviews
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Townhouse in Galway
Modern Galway City Home
Mar 4 – 11
$201 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 253 reviews
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Townhouse in Galway
City Centre, Dockside Townhouse on The Longwalk.
Feb 16 – 23
$439 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 256 reviews
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Farm stay in Co Galway
Experience a friendly stay Galway Countryside
Dec 25 – Jan 1
$168 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 504 reviews
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Guest suite in Barna
Pinehurst Suite, Barna on Wild Atlantic Way
Dec 16 – 23
$97 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 322 reviews
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Condo in Galway
Luxury Modern PENTHOUSE, City Centre, SLEEPS 6
Nov 7 – 14
$271 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 169 reviews
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Guesthouse in Oranmore
The Stables close to Galway and Oranmore
Oct 24 – 31
$137 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 137 reviews
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Apartment in Galway
Galway City Stylish and Spacious
Aug 9 – 16
$170 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 372 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Galway

Total rentals

1.4K properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

380 properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

10 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

100 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

660 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

91K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are some of the best things to do in Galway?

    In Galway, you can immerse yourself in Irish culture by attending a traditional music session or exploring the city's art galleries. You might also enjoy walking tours of the medieval city, boat trips on Galway Bay, or cycling around the city's quaint cobbled streets.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Galway?

    Summer months between June to August are typically the most popular time to visit Galway when the weather is milder. During this time, the city hosts the Galway International Arts Festival and the Galway Races, two events that draw a large number of visitors.

  • What are the best places to stay in Galway?

    The Latin Quarter is a vibrant area with cobbled streets, filled with traditional pubs, restaurants, and shops. Salthill, known for its seaside promenade, is another popular area to stay. For a quieter experience, consider a stay in the Claddagh area, which is known for its picturesque views of Galway Bay.

  • What are the best places to visit in Galway?

    Galway is known for its vibrant cultural scene. You may want to explore the Galway City Museum, the Spanish Arch, or Eyre Square. Visit the Galway Cathedral or take a stroll along the Salthill Promenade. For nature enthusiasts, Connemara National Park is well worth a visit as well.

  • What are some hiking trails in Galway?

    Galway has numerous trails to explore. Hike the Diamond Hill Loop in Connemara National Park or venture into the Maumturk Mountains for a challenging climb. For a coastal walk, the Salthill Promenade offers stunning views of Galway Bay.

  • What are some family activities to do in Galway?

    Families can have a fun-filled day at the Galway Atlantaquaria, learning about marine life, or enjoy a picnic in the peaceful Eyre Square. Exploring the medieval city on a treasure hunt or horseback riding in Connemara National Park are other exciting family activities.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Galway?

    Visitors often enjoy a day trip to the Aran Islands, which are renowned for their ancient forts and stunning cliffs. Exploring the Burren, a unique limestone plateau, or the dramatic Cliffs of Moher, are also frequently suggested day trips. Both are within a two-hour drive from Galway.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Galway?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 380 vacation rentals in Galway featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • How much does it cost to stay in house rentals in Galway?

    Experience the best of Galway with our house rentals, starting at about $10 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Galway?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Galway. Choose from more than 100 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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