The Connacht Hotel is a popular venue for guests attending the Galway Festival. Its close proximity to the city centre, and being just 15 minutes from Galway Racecourse make it the perfect location for the Summer Festival.
- Return flights to Shannon Airport
- Return coach transfers from Shannon Airport to Galway City Centre
- 2 nights' accommodation at The Connacht Hotel
- Breakfast each morning
- Ticket to The Galway Plate Day on Wednesday 31st July
Please note, the hotel runs a shuttle to the racecourse on Wednesday - Saturday which can be booked upon arrival for 6 Euros (one way) or 10 Euros (return).
Extend your stay
If you wish to extend your time in Galway, additional nights can be added to your itinerary for the following price:
Monday Night: £90.00 per person
Thursday Night: £150.00 per person
The above package is inclusive of a General Admission ticket, if desired you can upgrade to:
Millennium Stand Reserved Seating - Supplement per person: £12.00
A reserved seat really is the jewel in the crown of the Millennium Stand. Feel free throughout the day to wander down into the crowds and then escape back up into the private Corrib Bar with your reserved seat badge to watch a race, have something to eat or drink or just relax and soak in the electric atmosphere with your friends.
Additional tickets to other racedays are available from £20.00 per person
The Connacht Hotel, formerly known as The Carlton Hotel Galway, is proud to have welcomed guests to Galway for almost 50 years.
The Hotel is a popular Galway hotel, located on the main Dublin road as you enter Galway city centre. The hotel offers you extensive free parking, free WiFi and a regular bus route close by the hotel and taxi rank at the entrance with direct access to the city centre or alternatively Eyre Square is a 20 minute walk. Due to its prime location, The Connacht Hotel is your perfect accommodation choice when visiting Galway as it is within close proximity to the city centre and tourist attractions.
This package is inclusive of return flights from Birmingham to Shannon. Flights are also available from other UK airports including London Heathrow (supplements may apply). For further information and timings please enquire.
Included within this package are return coach transfers from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station, the service is direct and runs every hour. The hotel is approximately 2km from the Bus Station and can be reached via taxi for a small fee.
If preferred, you can upgrade to a private vehicle to transfer you from Shannon Airport to the hotel direct. The supplement for this is £120 per person.
Car Hire is also available for the duration of your trip, if you would like further information on this please enquire.
From Wednesday through to Saturday the hotel runs a shuttle bus to Galway Races. Guests can book this upon arrival for 6 Euros (one way) or 10 Euros (return).
Private cars can be booked in advance (please enquire for more details) or alternatively a taxi rank is located just outside the hotel.