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

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.

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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


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $29
Security Deposit: $115
Weekly Discount: 15%
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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.

The neighborhood

Mary Street is right in the heart of the city.

Mexican, Chinese, Traditional Irish, High-End Contemporary, and many ethnic restaurants are all within short walking distance, as are shopping outlets, pubs and clubs.

I highly recommend your try some of the restaurants in the area. I love good food, so would be more than happy to talk to you about what's available!

Getting around

The listing is a 5 minute walk from the main bus/train station, central square and all other transport options.

Parking is not included, but reasonable rates are available at multi-storey's within the city. Alternatively, for €4 per day, you can park just 4 minutes walk away, at the cathedral.

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.

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.



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

2 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

237 Reviews

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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.
Eugene User ProfileEugene is a superhost.
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

Chris User Profile
May 2017
Great location so centrally located to everything. Check-in was a breeze--had a really nice time.
Eugene User ProfileEugene is a superhost.
Response from Eugene:
Thanks Chris. It was a pleasure to have you stay. All the best.
May 2017

Grace User Profile
May 2017
We had a great time at Eugene's! Super close to downtown and felt as though we were part of the town!
Eugene User ProfileEugene is a superhost.
Response from Eugene:
Thanks Grace. It is a very central location alright! You can literally role out of bed and into the heart of the city! Haha :)
May 2017

Brock User Profile
May 2017
Very central, easy check-in, clean.
Eugene User ProfileEugene is a superhost.
Response from Eugene:
Thanks Brock. Succinct. :)
May 2017

Dustin User Profile
May 2017
Eugene runs a solid place. Communication was always great and fast, easy check in, clean place, and he was friendly. The place itself is downtown but not on top of everything (meaning its perfect - not loud when you finally decide to call it a night, but close enough that you can walk everywhere). Eugene has a binder with tons of useful info including very good tips on all manner of restaurants in the city. You can tell he is a foodie and the selection shows. Would definitely stay again next time I am in town.
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Response from Eugene:
Thanks so much Dustin. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time in Galway. You are of course welcome back anytime! All the best, Eugene
May 2017

Ryan User Profile
April 2017
Perfect apartment for being right in the middle of things in Galway. Restaurants literally across the street and all around the apartment. Lots of pubs as well. Eugene gives a bunch of options for different places to eat/drink around the city, two of which we used and they were phenomenal. Would definitely stay here again.
Eugene User ProfileEugene is a superhost.
Response from Eugene:
Thanks Ryan. Glad to hear that you took some of my recommendations. I like to make sure my guests get good eats while they're in town, for sure! See you again next time! :)
April 2017

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

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."

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.

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%
(past 30 days)
Response time: within an hour