Relax, unwind and read a book.The bright window overlooks the street below.
Galway City Centre 1 Bed Apartment


Entire home/apt

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

This modern and tidy apartment is only 100m from the main shopping street in Galway and 5 minutes walk from the bus/train/taxi's. It's cosy, convenient and surrounded by great restaurants. Paid parking within 4 mins walking distance.

The space

What's unique about this great listing is it's very central location, bright modern design and cosy atmosphere.

It comfortably accommodates 2 people and boasts 9ft ceilings throughout.

Complimentary high-speed wi-fi is included.

The kitchen has all the essential cooking tools, some basic ingredients, complimentary refreshments, a quality coffee machine and plenty of coffee. Huzzah!

In the bedroom, you'll find a 4' divan bed capable of sleeping 2, but best suited to 1 person.

In the tiled bathroom you'll be provided with towels, electric shower, and complimentary toiletries.

Soundproof windows overlook the street below.

Guest access

Guests have access to everything in the apartment except our supplies cupboard. There is a shared common hallway with another apartment, located downstairs.

There are only 2 apartments in the building.

Interaction with guests

I will make contact before you arrive to arrange a time to meet at the listing. When you arrive, I'll walk you through the place, explaining all the amenities. If I'm unable to meet you on arrival, I'll send information about how you can let yourself in. I will not be present at the listing during your stay but am contactable at anytime by email, phone or AirBnB message.

Our welcome pack contains all the information you'll need to enjoy your stay, including personal recommendations for restaurants, pubs, and attractions.

Other things to note

We're a family run operation that has been successfully letting for nearly 30 years. We pride ourselves on providing great hospitality and love welcoming new people to Galway and the West of Ireland.


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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Lockbox

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $29
Security Deposit: $115
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

--We ask that you respect the property and its contents.

--Please be mindful not to make too much noise, particularly between 11pm-8am, as there may be guests staying in the other apartment in the building.

--Your safety and the security of your belongings are very important to us. Please lock the front door behind you each time you leave.

--For your safety, do not use candles, incense or any other naked flame product in the apartment.

--Strictly no smoking inside the property. Those who do smoke in the property will be charged an additional night at the calendar rate.

--If you lock yourself out of the apartment, a €50 call out charge will apply to regain access, payable to the security person on arrival.

--If you lose the key(s) for the property, a €100 charge will apply.

--For guests staying more than 7 nights, a change of bed/bath linen and a full cleaning of the property is provided and compulsory.

--We are pet lovers, but unfortunately, we do not allow pets, in consideration of some guests allergies.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

245 Reviews


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Michaela User Profile
June 2017
Eugene's place is right in the center of town and an easy walking distance to many of Galway's attractions. The check-in process was very easy (Eugene sent a detailed message a few days in advance with the necessary information), and we were able to park in the Cathedral's parking lot for 4 euro a day, which was only a quick 5 minute walk from the apartment. The kitchen was also fantastically stocked, which we loved as we made most of our meals at the apartment. We would absolutely stay at Eugene's place again!
Eugene User ProfileEugene is a superhost.
Response from Eugene:
That's great to hear Michaela. Thanks for the positive feedback.
June 2017

Martin User Profile
June 2017
The location was perfect. Parking is difficult in Galway. If you are elderly carrying large suitcases up one steep flight of steps is difficult.
Eugene User ProfileEugene is a superhost.
Response from Eugene:
Thanks Martin. It was a pleasure having you.
June 2017

Jeffrey User Profile
June 2017
This is an excellent spot for couples or 1-2 people who want to explore everything Galway city center has to offer. It's right in the middle of the action but isn't too loud. There are a number of parking lots nearby, but free overnight street parking on the weekend is also possible. Eugene was a great communicator and the spot was clean and well-furnished upon our arrival. The description and listing is spot on and would certainly recommend.
Eugene User ProfileEugene is a superhost.
Response from Eugene:
Thanks Jeffrey. I love to hear that people feel that they've gotten what they expected and that the property serves as a great base for them to explore the city. It was a pleasure to have you stay. All the best.
June 2017

Caleb User Profile
June 2017
We loved our stay in Eugene's apartment! The location was perfect with many shops and restaurants to be found in every direction. Eugene made it easy for us in every way - from detailed instructions at check in/check out and a small book filled with suggestions of his favorite restaurants/pubs, hot spots, and day tours. We look forward to staying with Eugene on future trips back to Galway!
Eugene User ProfileEugene is a superhost.
Response from Eugene:
And I'll look forward to welcoming you back Caleb! See you next time. :)
June 2017

Craig User Profile
May 2017
Eugene is a first rate host. His flat is super clean and very well organized. It's small, but the space is used effectively and efficiently. We had a small issue with the shower and Eugene was instantly available to get it fixed. I can't rave enough about his guidebook. READ IT AND DO EVERYTHING ON IT. You will not be disappointed!
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Response from Eugene:
Thanks Craig. I take great pride in my guidebook to be honest. When I travel, I love nothing more than getting all the inside information on the best places to eat and drink. So naturally, that's what I want to do for my guests too! The guidebook is a huge plus for a lot of my guests because they don't have to keep asking me for recommendations. They can just browse the many places I've chosen, read the short summary and make a decision for dinner! :) It was a pleasure having you Craig and I'd be more than happy to welcome you back again in the future. All the best.
May 2017

Michele User Profile
May 2017
Eugene was a great host with prompt responses to any questions. The apartment is in a great location close to shopping, public transport, tour buses, great restaurants and a number of historical sites are within walking distance. The apartment itself was clean and cosy, warm, comfortable and homely. It has good quality fittings and i was happy to call it home for 10 days. I would definitely stay again if i am lucky enough to come back someday.
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Response from Eugene:
Thanks so much Michele. I'm really glad you enjoyed your stay. I'd be delighted to welcome you back again soon. Eugene
May 2017

Paul User Profile
May 2017
Great location. Very comfortable and a nice neighborhood. Very close to everything you need. Host makes extra effort to make sure your stay is satisfying
Eugene User ProfileEugene is a superhost.
Response from Eugene:
Thanks Paul. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and I'm sorry I was unable to return your adaptor to you on time! I'm sure it will still be here waiting for you if you return to Galway in the future! :) All the best.
May 2017

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Galway, Ireland · Joined in March 2013
Eugene User ProfileEugene is a superhost.

--ABOUT ME--
Awarded "Irish Community Champion" at AirBnB Oscailte, Dublin: May 2016.
Chosen as "Host Educator" for the Airbnb Open in LA 2016.
Strong advocate for home-sharing and the AirBnB community in Ireland.

I'm an out-going, entrepreneurial type.
Always have a new idea on my mind.
I'm a qualified biomedical engineer.
I was an Irish dancer for 20 years, 8 of them professionally.
Hospitality and food/drink are passions of mine.
I love travelling, and meeting all kinds of new people.
Other interests include interior design, photography, yoga and meditation.
I have a healthy affection for red wine. ;)
I love solving problems and coming up with new ideas to develop.
I love my city. The food here is vibrant and exciting, the arts are everywhere and the atmosphere is laid back and friendly.
I know every restaurant in town, so tell me what you like and I can recommend a place.

My life motto: "You're not promised tomorrow. So make today count."

--HOSTING--
My family has been letting property for over 30 years so we like to think we know a thing or two about making people feel welcome and comfortable.

Generally, I take a hands-off approach to hosting. I'll be in touch before you arrive to ensure you know where you're going. When you arrive, you'll be able to collect the keys using instructions that I'll send you. Of course, someone is available immediately if you have any questions or troubles during your stay.

--TRAVELLING--
I'm an easy going traveller. I prefer a bit of spontaneity and don't like to plan things too much. A bit of personality, hospitality and humour go a long way with me.

Some of my favourite places to visit include Barcelona, Amsterdam and the Netherlands in general, Berlin, Munich, London and Paris.

India, Vietnam, Japan and South Korea are next on my list!

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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