Dining areaBedroom 1
Galway City's Victorian Heart
Hosted by Ursula & Ruaidhri (Rory)
Ursula & Ruaidhri (Rory) is the host.
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Crescent House is a 3 story Victorian home 5 minutes walk from Galway's city centre & 5 minutes walk from the sea. The house is furnished in a mixture of antique and modern furniture. You will have a spacious double room and a very comfy king bed and there is a bathroom across the hall.

Paid parking is available on the street outside the house but there is free parking on an adjacent street.

This home was lovingly refurbished in 2011 and all the historical features have been retained. Original wooden floors and shutters, high ceilings and sash windows combine with the cosiness and comfort of modern conveniences. The kitchen is modern but with an original fireplace in the dining area. Crescent House has hosted a number of historical figures in the past.

The Crescent is one of the most prestigious addresses in Galway.
Please note that the street view here does not show the correct street for some reason.

Within 3 minutes walk you will find one of Galway's best restaurants, Kai Cafe and the well known Crane Bar home to some of the best traditional music in town. A further 2 minutes will bring you to more award winning restaurants with the famous Quay Streetonly a 7 minute stroll. Other restaurants close by that we recommend include Ard Bia and Anair and we highly recommend Neachtains pub - you never know who you'll run into there over a pint of Guinness.
Walk the other direction and within 5 minutes you are on Salthills promenade looking across Galway Bay to the hills of Clare and the Burren.

While you're here enjoy some unique food experiences, get caught in a 'session' in Neachtains, catch a play at the Druid Theatre or a gig in Roisins. Visit Connemara the Aran Islands and The Cliffs of Moher or join me for an early morning dip in Galway Bay at Salthill.

We speak Spanish and French and we have WiFi, bicycles, lots of recommendations and loads of books - no TV though.

Looking forward to meeting you.........

Wireless Internet

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 11AM


2 nights minimum stay

39 Reviews

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Donald User Profile
October 2017
Location is perfect! Very welcoming and friendly family. We highly recommend you to stay with Ursula & Ruaidhri and Max!
Ursula & Ruaidhri (Rory) User Profile
Response from Ursula & Ruaidhri (Rory):
Thanks so much it was a real pleasure to host you and I am so happy you guys are enjoying Connemara
October 2017

Carly User Profile
September 2017
Ruaidhri and Ursula's home is a treasure and their hospitality was excellent. This was our first time using airbnb and staying in a room within someone else's home. However, they made us feel very welcome and not uncomfortable at all. Upon arriving, Ruaidhri marked on our map local places we should check out based on the amount of time we had in Galway. His recommendations made our trip! The Crane Bar was a favorite, along with Tigh Neachtain. He was spot on with what we were hoping to experience while in Galway. He also helped us plan a day trip to Kylemore, Connemara, and Clifden- which was so memorable. We enjoyed Galway very much and thank Ruaidhri and Ursula for a nice place to stay.

Pat User Profile
August 2017
If you love Galway, or have never been, Rory and Ursula's home is a great place to explore the city from. It is only a short walk to some of the best Trad music and restaurants in town. Their beautifully renovated Victorian is comfortable and you will have all the amenities needed. Rory and Ursula know the area well and are a great resource for the local offerings. I am certain you will enjoy your stay as much as we did.

Dave User Profile
August 2014
The reservation was canceled 14 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Trisha User Profile
July 2014
I had a wonderful stay with Ursula and Ruaidhri in their gorgeous home in Galway. I was made very welcome and felt extremely relaxed. My room was large and furnished with great style - it was a pleasure to come back to after a long day. Thank you.
Ursula & Ruaidhri (Rory) User Profile
Response from Ursula & Ruaidhri (Rory):
Thanks Trisha
July 2014

Cassie User Profile
July 2014
Rory and Ursula were great hosts! They have a lovely home within 10 minutes walking distance to the town with lots of shops and restaurants. They gave a great recommendation for food. The room was very comfortable and quiet. Their son Max is also very well behaved and adorable. Great stay!

Megan User Profile
June 2014
The house was lovely and Ursula and Rudy made us feel very welcome and comfortable. The house was really close to all of the shops and restaurants. I would recommend staying here to anyone traveling to Galway.

Ursula is from Chile and Ruaidhri from Galway - Interested in sailing, travelling, swimming.

Languages: English, Español, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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