The Herons Rest Boutique Accommodation

The Longwalk, Galway City,

Overlooking the Claddagh Harbour & Galway Bay
The Herons Rest Boutique Accommodation's philosophy is to share the very best of Galway and it's locale with you. The Herons Rest Townhouses offer self-catering accommodation for up to 5 guest each.

Outside the water is teaming with wildlife such as, otters, herons and the largest colony of mute swans in Western Europe. Traditional sailing boats named 'Galway Hookers' can be watched setting sail from your bedroom window and our binoculars enhance the view that stretches across to the Burren Hills.

The townhouses lie next door to one another.

In our fully equipped kitchens, you will find complimentary tea and coffee with locally provisioned gourmet breakfast essentials. High speed WIFI access throughout. Our rooms all enjoy a sea view and are furnished with natural toiletries, fluffy towels, and hair dryer. High spec binoculars are provided for viewing the sail boats, Burren hills and the thriving bird life on the river front.

The Heron's Rest Townhouse 16 room layout is ground floor kitchen, dining room with 3 upstairs sea view bedrooms on two floors.

1 sea view King-size double with en-suite shower
1 sea view standard double with shared bathroom
1 sea view single with shared bathroom

This property sleeps 5 adults
A crib is available on request
Contactless check in available
Check out time is 11 am.

The Heron's Rest Townhouse 16a room layout is ground floor kitchen, dining room with 2 upstairs bedrooms, each on its own floor. A loft lounge on the top floor offers bird eye views across the bay the perfect place to relax after a fun day in Galway.

1 x sea view King size double with en-suite shower
1 x sea view King size double with en-suite bath / shower

This property sleeps 4 adults (plus one)
A couch bed is available on request
Contactless check in available
Parking available
Check out time is 11 am.

We also provide deck chairs so you may enjoy al fresco moments sitting out along the river front and as the famous song says: 'Watch the moon rise over Claddagh and the sun go down on Galway Bay'.

We cannot think of a nicer way to wind down the day on the Wild Atlantic Way.

The Herons Rest aims to offer excellent personalised service. But don't just take our word for it, read what the guides & guests have to say about this idyllic waterside accommodation (see website - link above)
The Herons Rest townhouses are located in Galway city centre, and enjoys stunning sea views overlooking the Claddagh Harbour and the famous Galway Bay.

This idyllic waterside location is only 3 mins from the hustle and bustle of the centre of town and the 'craic' of Galway's Latin Quarter.

They are located exactly at the mid-point of the Wild Atlantic Way, and are an ideal base to explore the region. Galway city is on your doorstep, whilst Connemara, The Aran Islands and The Burren are all an easy day trip.
Accommodation Amenities
  • Bathtub
  • Breakfast Included
  • Children Welcome
  • Failte Ireland Safety Charter
  • Off Road Parking
  • Sea/Lake/Loch View
  • Shower
  • Sleeps up to 5
  • Sun Terrace/Patio/Decking
  • Travel Cot
  • TV
  • Welcome Pack
  • Well Equipped Kitchen
  • WiFi

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