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The Hardiman – Galways historic building reborn in the heart of the city


The Hardiman – the rebirth of an iconic landmark in the heart of Galway City

We’re delighted to share the news of our exciting refurbishment and development. Throughout 2019 we’ve been working hard to enrich and enhance this Grand Old Lady while preserving her unique character.

We’ve been carefully restoring and reimagining the Hotel to make it even more special for our guests. Retaining the identity and integrity of our historic building is a key priority because it’s this rich history and distinct character makes The Hardiman simply one of a kind. 

Through it all, our Team will continue to offer the same generous hospitality and level of service that we are renowned for. Why not come and have a look at our progress.

Refurbishment Completed

We’ve moved the location of our Reception Desk to the Hotel entrance. Now we can greet you with a warm welcome from the moment you walk through our doors.

Our Oyster Lounge and Gaslight Brasserie are now fully refurbished and ready to enjoy.

We can’t wait for you to experience our newly refurbished Oyster Bar. Natural light floods into this chic space. Sumptuous velvet teals and beautiful florals combine with rich yellows to give a fresh contemporary feel. The magnificent original fireplace still commands pride of place - just has it has done for a century and a half. 

This beautiful space will be available for our guests to enjoy, 7 days a week, from early morning right through to late evening. 

Gaslight Brasserie

Our Gaslight Brasserie is currently undergoing refurbishment during the month of January, our guests will be dining for breakfast and dinner in our No 15 Restaurant, will lunch being served in our Oyster Bar. We apoligise for any inconvience caused due to this essential maintainance and refurbishment.

Our Guest Bedrooms have being extensively enhanced.  

Our standard rooms are being fully refurbished on a phased basis. The style is warm and elegant and very much in keeping with the character of the Hotel. 

Our Executive Double & Suite Category rooms will be enhanced on a room by room basis. 

We’ve sourced the very best skilled tradesmen and chosen the finest fittings and furnishings to create a home away from home for guests, in keeping with the air of warm Irish hospitality and elegance which our guests have come to know and love.

This refurbishment and development, heralds the start of the next exciting Chapter of our Hotel’s story. 


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