The Long Walk @ The Spanish Arch

Entire home/apt
3 Guests
1 Bedroom
2 Beds
Per Night
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Delightful space, tastefully decorated, light and airy. High speed Wifi available. Minutes from the city center, but in a quiet courtyard away from the hustle and bustle.

The Long Walk @ The Spanish Arch

The Space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Nicely decorated duplex in Galway's prime location on The Long Walk, Spanish Arch. Sparkling clean, spacious, with a fridge full of necessary items, as well as welcome pack on arrival.

Upstairs bedroom has a balcony that overlooks a well kept garden courtyard. Home is decorated in a contemporary style. Lots of light and fresh air. 500 thread-count bed linen is used in both the main bed and the extra fold-up bed.

The bathroom contains soft towels and cosmetics. The shower is electric, and bath water is heated by timer immersion should you need it.

It is right in the hub of Galway, a stones throw from Quay St/Cross Street, but within its own courtyard so especially quiet at night.

Full security and 24 hour call-out available.

Babysitting service available. Travel cot available for newborns/toddlers.

Interaction with Guests

24-7 availability to assist with any queries/recommendations

The Neighborhood

The Spanish Arch (An Póirse Spáinneach) in Galway city, Ireland, was originally an extension of the city wall from Martin's Tower to the bank of the Corrib, as a measure to protect the city's quays, which were located in the area once known as the Fish Market (now Spanish Parade). It was constructed in 1584.
In the 18th century the Eyre family of Eyrecourt, County Galway, created an extension of the quays called The Long Walk and created the arches to allow access from the town to the new quays. The Spanish Arch is located on the banks of the River Corrib directly across from The Claddagh.

In 1755, the arches were partially destroyed by the tsunami generated by the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.
Until 2006, part of the Arch housed the Galway City Museum. At that time, the museum was moved to a new, dedicated building located just behind the Arch.
The Long Walk is a promenade to one side of the Arches.

Getting Around

Being right downtown, there is no need for a hire car unless you plan to travel to Connemara. Lally Tours have an excellent reputation for guided tours.

Other Things to Note

WiFi (broadband, high speed) available for guests' use, both PC and MAC compatible.

Please do not use an electrical converter when using American electrical supplies as European/British voltage is different, and there is a risk of fire.

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House Rules

No indoor smoking.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector

3 nights minimum stay
The Long Walk @ The Spanish Arch

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Galway, Ireland
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