Forster Court Hotel - Galway

Forster Street, Off Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland, 00000  show map
 3 stars
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Forster Court Hotel - Galway

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 10 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Laundry
Elevator
Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Overview

The 3-star contemporary hotel Forster Court offers an individual accommodation within easy reach of Galway Cathedral, which is about 10 minutes` walk. Since 2003, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Galway.

The great location makes a church and a cathedral easily reachable. The property is located within a 10-minute walk to the center of Galway.

Forster Court Hotel can be reached in 65 minutes by car from Shannon airport.

Rooms

Forster Court Hotel features rooms with a modern-style interior that come with a mini bar, a dressing area, free wireless internet, multi-channel TV and climate control for a pleasant stay in Galway. Forster Court Hotel offers rooms with the city view. They also have an electric kettle, coffee/tea makers and a dishwasher available for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the dining area each morning. The stylish restaurant offers fine Irish meals. Guests can dine at Park House and Raw Sushi In The Sky located within 5 minutes' walk away.

Services

Business facilities include computer equipment, a business center and a conference room to suit the needs of business travelers.

Relax

Barbeque grills and a golf course are offered on site. Such sports activities as sailing, cycling and horse riding are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 10 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Bicycle storage

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling
  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Room view

  • Interior view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds
  • In-room sink

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Sink
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Forster Street, Off Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland, 00000

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City Center
  • Galway
    1400 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Galway Railway Station
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Park House (cuisine: Irish)
    300 ft
  • Raw Sushi In The Sky (cuisine: Japanese)
    800 ft
Parks
  • Eyre Square
    900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    50

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Rooms and availability

Forster Court photos Exterior Hotel information
Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Non-feather pillows
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Room

Forster Court photos Exterior Hotel information
Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Non-feather pillows
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Forster Court photos Exterior Hotel information
Superior Double Room
Interior view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds or 1 Queen-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Non-feather pillows
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Bottled water
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service

Forster Court Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Galway Walking Tours700 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center1000 ft

Places of interest

  • Annaghdown Parish1000 ft
  • Lynch’s Castle1400 ft
  • Shop Street1400 ft
  • Saint Nicholas' Collegiate Church1700 ft
  • The Market1700 ft
  • Salmon Weir bridge2000 ft
  • Spanish Arch2300 ft
  • IT Building NUIG3000 ft
  • NUI Galway3300 ft
  • National University of Ireland3300 ft
  • The Claddagh4000 ft
  • Galway Technical Institute4000 ft
  • Allihies Parish4300 ft

Train stations

  • Galway Railway Station400 ft

Sport related

  • Sail West1400 ft

Shopping areas

  • Galway Shopping Center1700 ft

Amusement

  • Galway Bay1000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • St. Nicholas Collegiate Church1700 ft
  • Galway Cathedral2300 ft
  • National University of Galway2700 ft
  • University College Hospital Galway4000 ft

Stadiums

  • Galway Greyhound Stadium2000 ft
  • Galway Greyhound Stadium2000 ft

Museums

  • Kenny's Art Gallery1400 ft
  • Galway City Museum2300 ft

Parks

Theaters

  • Bo-Bo The Clown1000 ft

Galleries

  • Bold Art Gallery1700 ft

Local attractions

  • Galway Atlantaquaria1.5 mi
    The Prom, Galway
  • Salthill Beaches2.0 mi
    Salthill, Galway
  • Leisureland1.6 mi
    The Promenade, Galway
  • Rinville Park5.1 mi
    Rinville, Galway

Near the hotel

  • Eyre Square900 ft
    Eyre Square, Galway
  • Church of St. Nicholas1700 ft
    Market Street, Galway
  • The Abbey2000 ft
    8 St. Francis Street, Galway
  • The Claddagh Ring Museum2300 ft
    Quay St., Galway
  • Galway City Museum1600 ft
    Spanish Arch, Galway
  • Nora Barnacle House1900 ft
    8 Bowling Green, Galway
  • Galway Cathedral2500 ft
    University and Gaol Rds., Galway

Restaurants nearby

  • Park House300 ft

    Address: Forster Street

    77% likes this, based on 181 reviews
    Cuisine: Irish
    Price Range: USD 29 - USD 37

  • Renzo Cafe1000 ft

    Address: 32 Eyre Street
    Phone: 091 568888

    83% likes this, based on 30 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • The Cottage Bar1300 ft

    Address: Lower Salthill
    Phone: 091 583 723

    76% likes this, based on 83 reviews
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 24

  • Raw Sushi In The Sky800 ft

    Address: Radisson Blu Hotel
    Phone: +353 91 538212

    94% likes this, based on 72 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 41

  • Brasserie On The Corner1200 ft

    Address: Eglinton Street
    Phone: 091 530 333

    74% likes this, based on 187 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    50

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Forster Court Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Forster Court

Average guest rating

8.0out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 164 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
10.0
Value
7.0
Location
8.0
Service
7.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Let met begin by telling you that Alisha who worked the front desk on the evening of May 9th and morning of May 10th was simply outstanding!!!!! Excellent customer service and fantastic advice for touring, pubs, transportation. We we left with no information regarding the "Ash" from Aer Lingus. Alisha came to the rescue and put Aer Lingus to shame! You have a very valuable employee on your staff. This is my second visit to the Forster and I will be back again.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Great staff, great service, good food

    Big problem with some of the other guests who were noisy, drunk and disrespectful

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Convient to everything, can walk to all places in the city. Good breakfast, friendly staff. Good value.

    Evening meal in restaurant just average

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    The room was very well decorated and felt warm and cosy. Helpful reception staff answered my queries well and very politely.

    The room was very stuffy, but when we opened the windows the noise from the road kept us awake as well.

  • Couple
    8.2

    The staff were all really friendly, and I definitely enjoyed hanging around in the bar having drinks.

  • Couple
    9.6

    Friendly and helpful staff, very close to main city centre and nice interiors.

    No private free car parking at hotel

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    It was a center city hotel that was excellent value for the money. Great breakfast, staff was nice, rooms were clean and comfortable, and it was conveniently located. There was a car park that had 10 euro rates, but it was a 5 minute walk and there was not an east luggage drop off by the hotel. Next to the Park Hotel, which is a bit nicer, but not 40 euro nicer!

  • Family with children
    6.2

    Location is the centre of the galway city. So close to the bus station, shopping area and the sea.

    The atomosphere of the restaurant in the hotel was a bit depressive.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Location excellent, wi fy all over excellent for teenagers. parking facility good value and near at hand.

  • Couple
    7.8

    Parking was not provided and was quite expensive for the day.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The staff could not do enough for us!!! Great bar, full of great people open until late, gorgeous rooms some with balcony, gorgeous food and breakfast on until after midday!!! The limo ride for our party was a fab touch. They will do anything they can for you. Have stayed before and will be staying again!

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Location excellent- staff very helpful and a great breakfast

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    2nd trip to this hotel. It has been revonated since our last trip and has been done very well. Staff are really friendly and helpful. The layout of the bar is lovely and the staff there were very nice including the night porter who was very good at his job. Centrally located to Eyre Square and the shopping areas.

    The fact that there is no parking but near a car park. The price for leaving the car for 2 days was €20.00 which I thought was a little dear.

  • Couple
    8.8

    The room was a good size and the bed was massive and very comfortable. The Irish breakfasts were lovely.

    Because of the city centre location, there aren't many rooms with views.

  • Family with children
    8.0

    Staff were helpful,room was lovely,breakfast was hearty, Close to everywhere we wanted to be.

    It was noisy both inside and out during the night, It was a saturday night though.,Bit dissapointing for the price we paid. Renovations ongoing no restaurant or bar available because of this

How to reach hotel

hotel Forster Court Hotel - Galway Galway location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Forster Street, Off Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland, 00000

Get directions
City Center
  • Galway
    1400 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Galway Railway Station
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Park House (cuisine: Irish)
    300 ft
  • Raw Sushi In The Sky (cuisine: Japanese)
    800 ft
Parks
  • Eyre Square
    900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Hotel Awards

IrishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedGalwayForster Court

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Ireland

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