Partner Hotels:


We have partnered with some of Galway’s finest hotels. All hotels offer athletes earlier breakfast on race morning and a storage room for bikes. On booking please inform the hotel that you are competing in Challenge Galway to avail of this offer. If you don’t find the right hotel, please email our dedicated accommodation team at


The Harbour Hotel


The Harbour Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Galway City, the perfect base for Challenge Galway.

Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Galway City, just a short stroll from your hotel room. Take a leisurely stroll through the medieval streets of Galway city, soak up the vibrant atmosphere of the ‘City of the Tribes’.

Relax in the contemporary and inviting lobby, with large open fireplaces and contemporary furniture. Dine in The Harbour Restaurant & Bar, where Head Chef, Paddy Anslow has created some new, mouth-watering dishes using only the very best of local produce. Homemade, wholesome food is key to his success. Early athletes breakfast available on Sunday 26th June for all participants in Challenge Galway.

Stay in touch with friend and family with Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Onsite parking available at discounted rates.

Complimentary use of hotels fitness suite for all residents.

Discounted Rates Here


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Connacht Hotel




For any sports enthusiast visiting Galway, this is the hotel for you. The hotel boasts the most impressive gym and leisure facility that you will find in Galway. The hotel is ideally located on the main Dublin road as you enter Galway City with easy access to the city. The hotel has a great advantage of extensive free parking and a regular bus route close by with direct access to the centre of Galway. A choice of accommodation ensures that there is something to suit every visitor. Guest bedrooms are comfortably designed with all amenities available. Double, Twin, Triple, Family interconnecting rooms and 1 & 2 bedroom suites and a range of 1 & 2 bed apartments give everyone a great choice of accommodation to suit their needs. Wifi is provided throughout the hotel, and is easily accessed and unlimited. A large hotel bar & cocktail lounge offers a bright and spacious area that is perfect for midmorning tea & scones, lunch is served daily from 12.30 and evening menu starts at 15.30 which offers pizza menu along with an evening bar food menu. Ruebens restaurant provides a relaxed, casual dining experience, perfect for a family evening meal.
Active 24 Fitness & Leisure offers a wide range of activities for visitors, luxurious 20m indoor pool & kids pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, two work out studios and extensive gym & changing facilities. The gym is open 24 hours a day for adults to avail of.
The hotel are proud hospitality sponsor of Connacht Rugby, Galwegians Rugby, Galway United Football Club, NUIG Soccer team and are experts in dealing with visiting sports teams and groups to the area and  catering for the different requirements of athletes and sports professionals.
or call 091 381200 to book


The Victoria Hotel



Situated in the centre of Galway City just off Eyre Square, The Victoria Hotel is a in a fantastic location. Just around the corner from the train and bus station The Victoria Hotel is the perfect base for exploring this vibrant and colourful city in the West of Ireland.

Make the spacious and comfortable rooms of The Victoria Hotel your home from home in one of our Single, Double or Triple rooms. You’re free to use complimentary Wifi anywhere, including our public areas where guests can socialise and relax.

Our Alexandra’s Restaurant serves a varied menu on weekends with traditional Irish dishes a speciality. Breakfast is served daily with a choice between a full Irish or continental breakfast. The Vic Bar is the perfect spot for a drink to quench the thirst.

If you are planning a weekend break away, pick Galway. From heading to the best shopping district in the West or going to the famous Galway Races or simply travelling down for a good night out ,Galway has something to make anyone’s trip a memorable one.


Galway Bay Hotel



Located on the shores of Galway Bay in Salthill and only five minutes from the vibrant Galway City, the 4 Star Galway Bay Hotel offers an unforgettable experience to all. Guests can bask in stunning sea views over the Atlantic Ocean and the Clare Hills while making the most of excellent service in a relaxed atmosphere. The hotel is conveniently situated along the famous Salthill Promenade, directly on the Wild Atlantic Way trail. Enjoy leisurely waterside walks or take a short drive to Connemara and experience some of the many cultural and scenic attractions on offer.

The memorable Food and Wine experience at the Galway Bay Hotel is renowned for its high standards of quality, variety and freshness. The hotel has won a string of awards over the past number of years and most recently was recognised for Best Wedding Waterside Venue in Ireland, a Deloitte Best Managed Company, Best 4 Star Hotel in Ireland and voted as one of Europe’s Top 20 Resorts by Conde Nast readers. Please use these interactive Challenge Galway race venue map to locate hotels.



Sleep in Galway’s trendiest new hotel – Nox

An affordable yet stylish hotel experience, sleep comfortably in sophisticated surrounds, knowing urban and rural adventures are only minutes away.

Nox Hotel is located just minutes from Galway’s energetic city centre with easy access to the surrounding areas.

Our relaxed and contemporary rooms are thoughtfully designed to create the ideal sleeping environment. Nox Hotel has over 100 rooms accommodating individuals, families and groups.

Be super-connected with free high speed wifi throughout the hotel, and in-room data ports.

Kick start your day with a generous breakfast served in our modern restaurant. Enjoy a tempting lunch or dinner from one of our creative menus before relaxing in our funky bar. Book Now


Eyre Square Hotel

Enjoying a prime city centre location, the Eyre Square Hotel is located just off Eyre Square. We’re walking distance from many of the city’s iconic landmarks such as Spanish Arch, The Sportsgrounds, and Galway Shopping Centre and markets.

All our bedrooms are warm, inviting and ideal to relax in, after a day of discovering Galway City’s attractions or a busy day of meetings. With en-suite bathrooms, cable TV, tea & coffee making facilities and free Wifi are rooms have all the amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. We also have excellent car parking options in Eyre Square.

The Red Square Bar at the Eyre Square Hotel is one of Galway’s most popular bars. Serving a wide range of beers, drinks and beverages and with its reputation for good value and service it is popular amongst tourists and locals alike.

In the morning enjoy a full Irish breakfast or choose from one of our healthier alternatives. In the evening eat at our Le Bistro Restaurant where you can choose from our menu of traditional and classic European favourites.


The Skeffington Arms

The Skeffington Arms Hotel-Eyre Square has built a reputation on providing amazing Galway City accommodation. Here we have concentrated on offering guests the freedom to relax in style and class, right in the heart of Galway’s City Centre. The warmth, luxury and character of our bedrooms will ensure that your nights are as restful as your days are enjoyable and elements such as our crisp white sheets, colourful throws and minimalist decor help to soothe and relax. Book Now

Snoozles Hostel


Snoozles Galway is an award winning hostel in Galway City Centre, a comfortable and friendly hostel dedicated to giving guests the best possible experience, the knowledgable staff are there 24 hours a day to help plan your stay and trip.

Snoozles is located just seconds from all the transport hubs, with affordable, spacious and clean rooms. There is a mix of bedroom types including 10 bed dorm and private double rooms.

Included in Snoozles Hostel is
Bed Linen
Laundry Service
BBQ Terrace
Fully Equiped Kitchen
Dining room and Lounge
Coffee and vending machine
Free maps
Towel hire
Post box
Discount Car parking – just €5 for 24 hours

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