Meyrick Hotel, Galway – 4 Star


The 4 star Hotel Meyrick has been Galway’s leading destination for over 160 years.

 Superbly located, overlooking Eyre Square, Hotel Meyrick is elegance itself and combines Victorian grace with the best in Irish hospitality. The Grand Dame of Galway hotels, the Meyrick is just a 1-minute walk from both the train and bus stations. Guests seeking a city break in Galway or requiring a corporate venue will find the city centre Hotel Meyrick an ideal choice.

When staying at the Hotel Meyrick, you are within strolling distance of the best shops in Galway, theatres, bars with traditional Irish music and the many Galway restaurants of the Latin Quarter. Hotel Meyrick provides luxury accommodation on Eyre Square with complimentary wi-fi and complimentary access to the spa on the 5th floor.

Accommodations :

Contemporary Design

When booking a hotel break in Galway, the city centre 4 star Hotel Meyrick offers the perfect location for business or pleasure. Standard bedrooms are decorated in a modern, contemporary theme with soft and mellow lighting. Described as city centre havens perched above the streets of Galway, the standard rooms at Hotel Meyrick range from 20m² – 22m² (215-237sq ft) with en-suite bathrooms. A great option for visitors to Galway, these rooms are the ideal pied-à-terre for guests seeking to explore the city as well as offering the most convenient location in the city with Galway Train station next door and the coach station just one minute walk away. The Galway train station is the most centally located station in Ireland and offers trains to Dublin.

All hotel rooms at Hotel Meyrick are equipped with complimentary wi-fi, flat screen TV and in room amenities.

In the Heart of Galway City

The four star Hotel Meyrick is Galway’s most central hotel, situated on Eyre Square close to the Connacht Rugby grounds, the Latin Quarter and Quay St. The executive hotel rooms at the Hotel Meyrick feature rich colours, fabrics and furniture which have been carefully chosen to compliment the classic old world features that the Galway hotel has to offer. With original sash windows and higher than average ceilings encapsulating Victorian elegance, this is truly an iconic 4 star hotel in the heart of Galway City. Some rooms benefit from looking out over bustling Eyre Square but please note that square views are limited and allocated only on check in if available.

Designed with the discerning traveller in mind, all rooms have wi-fi access, comfortable seating areas ideal for working or relaxing and marble bathrooms. These rooms are ideal for business or leisure and twin beds are also available on request.

Victorian Sash Windows

A stay at Hotel Meyrick is always magical but for guests wishing to enjoy a true Galway experience then a stay in a Junior Suite is a special experience. Varying in size and location but each with the classical style for which this historical Galway hotel is renowned, the Junior Suites retain the glamorous spirit of the Victorian era.

This classical style, graceful drapes, historic sash windows and beautiful marble bathrooms are infused with the latest in modern technology to provide all you could need for a truly luxurious stay in Galway. Sit back, relax and experience the finer things in life, sip a glass of wine and take in the views of Eyre Square from the comfort of your room or enjoy the extra deep baths surrounded in Italian marble, perfect for unwinding after a day of sightseeing in Galway or a long week of work.

The Junior Suites at Hotel Meyrick are a beautiful tribute to the hotel’s elegance and timeless style with rich furnishings, large king size bed, crisp white linen and turn down service. Picture yourself relaxing in a soft, fluffy bathrobe and indulge yourself with a breakaway to Galway

Spacious and Elegant

The spacious Executive Suites at Hotel Meyrick offer generous accommodation, ideal for guests that are staying longer or who would simply prefer a little more space in which to relax. These beautiful suites are the epitome of modern elegance, each with its own distinct personality and beautiful marble bathroom. No two suites are the same with some boasting panoramic views of Eyre Square and others towards Galway Bay. Please note that Eyre Square views are limited and subject to availability at the time of check in.

A celebrity favourite and one of the most popular Galway hotels, Hotel Meyrick has welcomed many a famous guest during its 163 year history. Guests such as Prince Louis Napoleon of France, Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, John Wayne, George Best and John B Keane have all chosen Hotel Meyrick as their preferred hotel in Galway. Just like our famous visitors, each of our guests will be surrounded in luxury and receive a warm welcome on each and every visit.

Each Executive Suite features a generous seating area with couches, a writing desk, wi-fi, spacious marble bathroom with double sinks, large power showers, separate bath, super soft bathrobes, slippers and large towels.

Overlooking Eyre Square

Hotel Meyrick located at the most prominent position on Eyre Square holds a treasured place in Irish society and the Presidential suite occupies prime position at the southernmost corner. Ornately decorated and inspired by Victorian times, the suite overlooks Eyre Square. A popular choice for wedding and honeymoon couples, the Presidential suite at Hotel Meyrick features a gracious seating area, magnificent canopied bed and an elegant marble bathroom.

Dining :

Wide Range of Dining Options

Locals and visitors to Galway have been meeting and eating at Hotel Meyrick for generations. This historic Galway hotel was built in 1852 to cater for Victorian travellers so the public spaces are generously sized and evoke memories of an elegant era fused with the best of modern conveniences.

Hotel Meyrick is part of the fabric of vibrant Galway and offers a range of dining options to choose from. Enjoy Afternoon Tea in the Parlour lounge, cocktails and light bites in the stylish Gaslight Bar & Brasserie or opt for dinner in No.15 on the Square restaurant. Hotel Meyrick also caters for private dining, family celebrations and corporate events.


Located on Eyre Square, the Gaslight Bar & Brasserie has swiftly become one of the most talked-about casual dining restaurants in Galway. The place to be for all things food, music and good times in Galway! The Gaslight is a bright and airy casual dining space where you can escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy a working lunch or a catch up with friends over great tasting coffee. Grab a window seat with views over Eyre Square or sit at the bar counter and banter with the barman. Enjoy satisfying sandwiches, crunchy bruschetta, fabulous fish, serious steaks and seasonal specials with quality attentive service. Complimentary wi-fi is available to all guests.

Open all day the Gaslight Bar & Brasserie is the perfect pit stop post shopping in Galway, going to a Connacht Rugby game or for soaking up the vibrant atmosphere of Galway City. The ideal choice for a lunch meeting or late afternoon coffee, you are guaranteed to be pleased. The delicious menus are flavoursome and wholesome using much loved recipes and fresh produce. From the breads baked in house to the smoked salmon, all produce has been meticulously selected for your pleasure.

As evening falls, the Gaslight Bar & Brasserie really springs to life with warm lighting and great atmosphere in the heart of Galway city. Alongside honestly priced and innovative cocktails is an expertly selected wine list created to compliment the seasonal menus.

Table d’Hote & á la Carte

In the heart of Galway city, No. 15 on the Square Restaurant offers enticing menus that will satisfy the most discerning of foodies and dining regulars. The team are passionate about local ingredients matched with exceptional cooking and No. 15 showcases a modern outlook on classic dishes in an elegant setting, right on Eyre square. Guests can choose from a seasonal á la Carte menu or delicious two and three course selections. With an open plan kitchen where guests can see first-hand the thrill of the stove, menus are regularly refreshed and evolve with the latest food trends, while keeping traditional favourites at the core.

No. 15 on the Square is one of the most convenient dining destinations in Galway. It is relaxed with impeccable service and delicious food. Open daily for dinner, you can always be assured of a warm welcome. This Galway city centre restaurant can also be reserved for group lunches and dinners.

Hotel Meyrick is quintessentially Galway and the atmosphere during Galway festival season is electric with film buffs, creatives, Galway race goers, stylish fashionistas and oyster connoisseurs all descending on Galway for an action-packed season. Throughout the year there is ample opportunity to enjoy excellent food and drinks at the Galway city Restaurant No. 15 on the Square whilst soaking up the local atmosphere with friends and colleagues.


The Oyster Bar in Galway is located at Hotel Meyrick and features Victorian sash windows with views of Eyre Square. Enjoy a quiet reprieve and relax in the stylish surroundings with your favourite tipple.

The Oyster Bar provides a casual lunch menu each day for those in need of a nibble including soups, sandwiches, seafood, hot dishes and desserts. Order drinks from our extensive bar menu and entertainment options are available to add to the laid back atmosphere of the Oyster Bar.

Hotel Meyrick has a long standing love of Jazz music and is the festival club for the annual Galway Jazz Festival each October


Afternoon Tea at the Meyrick is indulgently nostalgic with finger sandwiches and exquisitely presented pastries served with homemade scones, freshly whipped cream and fruit preserve. Hotel Meyrick is Galway’s most beloved destination for this special treat and lovingly continues the tradition of afternoon tea with guests enjoying their sweet and savoury bites in the elegant Parlour Lounge.

The Afternoon Tea menu at Hotel Meyrick is updated on a regular basis and always includes a selection of freshly based scones, finger sandwiches and the latest creations of the Pastry Team.

 Spa :

The Square Spa at Hotel Meyrick is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of Galway or prepare for a big event. In keeping with our reputation as one of the best spas in Galway, we offer four treatment rooms and a handpicked selection of exquisite Spa Treatments from Dermalogica delivered by a team of experienced spa professionals.

Our Square Spa packages allow you to restore your body’s natural beauty. The Square Spa in Galway is an oasis of wellbeing and features a gym with a range of cardiovascular, weight and resistance equipment. Why not get in shape for summer and then soak away your stresses in the outdoor Canadian Hot tub?
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