About This Listing
Delightful apartment, tastefully decorated, light and airy. High speed Wifi available. Minutes from the city centre, but in a quiet courtyard away from the hustle and bustle.
Nicely decorated one bedroom duplex apartment 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.
The apartment 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.
Interaction with Guests
24-7 availability to assist with any queries/recommendations
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.
The apartment is right downtown, no need for a hire car unless you plan to travel to Connemara. However, Lally Tours have an excellent reputation for guided tours, and offer a 20% discount if tickets are purchased online.
Other Things to Note
WiFi (broadband, high speed) available for guests' use, both PC and MAC compatible.
No indoor smoking.
The apartment was comfortable, well equipped and furnished, and generously supplied with food staples. Our host met with us as scheduled and gave us a warm welcome. She was easy to reach during our stay and responsive to our needs. Very well located, close to Galway's Old Town yet quiet and safe. The place was immaculate and had a great bed and shower. Listing description was accurate, and the apartment surpassed our expectations. Would definitely recommend it to others.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The apartment was clean and comfortable. It had all the amenities you needed. The host was very helpful and gracious. She helped us with all our questions. The location is a minute walking to the Latin Quarter so we were in the centre of galway's entertainment region. We would love to stay there in the future!
Aoife was extremely accommodating from start to finish. Her place is in a superb location, very central and within walking distance everything. Aoife house is lovely and modern....it's even nicer than the pictures on air Bnb! Very comfortable bed and nice bathroom/kitchen and sitting room. Aoife was very quick at responding on any query I had over the weekend and is very friendly. I will definitely be using her place again when I come back to Galway and I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a nice, contemporary place in a great location. Thanks! All the best, Emma
The flat was very clean and comfortable. It was furnished with everything I needed. The location is perfect: a ten-minute walk from the bus station, just around the corner from the heart of the city, but tucked at the edge, away from any noise. Ms. D was extremely responsive and helpful. Check-in was smooth and easy, and Ms. D was quick to offer any suggestions and help if I needed anything.
Our host was extremely helpful and we had an awesome time over 3/4 days there. Very comfortable and you couldnt ask for a better location in Galway!
Alles bestens, freundliche Vermieterin
gute Vorbereitung, gute Tips für Restaurants und Pubs.
Tolle Lage, zentral und ruhig.
Mrs D was very helpful with advise on where to eat and where to hear music. She also provided fruit and was quite friendly.
About the Host, Ms. D
As my apartment is only one bedroomed, it will be rented out completely. It is a really lovely home! I take great pride in the comfort of my home, as its my first real base after many years of international work
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