The Hardiman

4.5 star property
Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Eyre Square

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The Hardiman

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James Hardiman Suite ( (Four Poster Bed)
Meeting facility
Classic Double Room | Bathroom

Overview of The Hardiman

8.8 out of 10 Fabulous
8.8/10 Fabulous

Property highlights

  • Gym
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24/7 front desk
Eyre Square, Galway
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Health club
  • 24-hour room service
  • Room service
  • Childcare
  • Business center
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Beach shuttle
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
For families
  • Supervised childcare
  • Playground on site
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator

Room options

James Hardiman Suite ( (Four Poster Bed)

  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Suite

  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Twin Room

  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Twin Beds

Classic Twin Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Classic Double Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed

Junior Suite

  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Double Room

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Galway City Centre
  • Eyre Square - 1 min drive
  • Quay Street - 2 min drive
  • University Hospital Galway - 3 min drive
  • National University of Ireland-Galway - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Shannon Airport (SNN) - 66 min drive
  • Galway Station - 1 min walk
  • Athenry Station - 25 min drive
  • Craughwell Station - 32 min drive
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)


  • The Dough Bros - 5 min walk
  • Java's - 6 min walk
  • Asian Tea House Restaurant - 6 min walk
  • Wa Cafe - 7 min walk
  • The Seafood Bar @ Kirwan's - 9 min walk

About this property

The Hardiman

Located near a train station, The Hardiman is a great choice for a stay in Galway. After visiting the health club for a workout, you can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 103 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Supervised childcare


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Offsite parking within 1148 ft (EUR 9 per night)


  • Beach shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour room service

Traveling with children

  • Mini golf
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare

What to do

  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Golfing
  • Mini golf
  • Scuba diving
  • Fishing

Working away

  • Business center
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (11 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Romance packages


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1852
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Health club


  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Minibar
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Alarm clock
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately EUR 15.00 per person
  • Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge


  • Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 9 per night (1148 ft away)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Hotel Meyrick
Hotel Meyrick Galway
Meyrick Galway
Meyrick Hotel
Meyrick Hotel Galway
Hotel Meyrick
The Hardiman Hotel
The Hardiman Galway
The Hardiman Hotel Galway

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Hardiman?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Hardiman?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Hardiman?
You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at The Hardiman?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Caesar's Palace (4-min drive) and Claudes Casino (4-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at The Hardiman and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like fishing and scuba diving. Additional recreation nearby includes casino gaming. The Hardiman also has a health club.
Are there restaurants at or near The Hardiman?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
What's the area around The Hardiman like?
The Hardiman is in Galway City Centre, a short 1-minute walk from Galway Station and 3 minutes' walk from Shop Street.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful staff. Valet is $20 euro, parking is nearby for a smaller rate. Everything is walkable in the town and near the hotel.
Marie, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Marie, 3-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Great service. Old building but cute
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amy, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Definitely stay here. Great location, staff, rooms and dining.
Declan, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A wonderful place to stay in Galway! Close proximity to food and shopping, the latin quarter is a close enough walk. Breakfast offerings were just what was needed to fuel up for a long day of sightseeing and shopping. I would love to stay here again!
Amy, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Claire, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The hotel was lovely car park good distance away especially dropping of bags etc hotelgood location
Rosemary, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent location
andrew, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The Hardiman & it's cozy fireplace was one of our highlights of a night in Galway. Would definitely stay there again! Plus the oysters were incredible at the bar!
Jennifer, 1-night family trip
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