The Hardiman (formerly Hotel Meyrick) Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland

An iconic Galway landmark with an intriguing history. (Formerly the Meyrick)

Standing proudly on the famous Eyre Square since 1852, The Hardiman Hotel offers generous hospitality with a familiar, easy charm that makes guests feel right at home. For over a century and a half, this Grand Old Lady has played host to many notable guests and countless special occasions. Now it’s your turn to be part of this long tradition.

The Hardiman is a flawless combination of Victorian grace and opulent luxury. Located right in the heart of Galway City, just a one-minute walk from the main transport hubs. Whether you are joining us for pleasure, or are here on business, the beating heart of our city is right on your doorstep.

Perfectly positioned - Within strolling distance of all the best amenities that Galway has to offer. From bars and theatres to restaurants and historical sights, you’re right in the centre of Galway’s bohemian social scene.

The Hardiman is the perfect base to explore the Wild Atlantic Way. Discover the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren, the Aran Islands and the wild beauty of Connemara.
The Hardiman (formerly Hotel Meyrick)
Eyre Square
Galway, Co. Galway, IRELAND
P: +353 91 564 041

Room Amenities

Bar Coffee/Tea Making Facilities Direct Dial Telephone Fitness Room Hairdryer in room Jacuzzi Private Bath/Shower Restaurant Television

Hotel Amenities

Guest Rooms: The Hardiman offers luxurious accommodation in the heart of Galway’s city centre. All of our 103 guest rooms, including 19 luxury suites, combine authentic, immersive historical character with exceptional modern comfort.

Our rooms in the Main House boast charming traditional decorative touches, reflecting our rich history and heritage. The design takes full advantage of the high Victorian ceilings and impossibly tall windows. Rooms in our newer wing are decorated in restful, natural colours and textures.

All guests receive complimentary Wi-Fi and some executive rooms and suites have breathtaking views onto Eyre Square.

Savour breakfast in your room or avail of a full Irish breakfast and open kitchen in Gaslight Brasserie. Whether choosing a city break in Galway or romantic escape, The Hardiman has a host of special offers to choose from.

All bedroom images shown are for illustration purpose only. All our Rooms are uniquely different with a mix of types and sizes that reflect the hotel's 167 history, Image may not be the exact bedroom received.
Location: Superbly located, overlooking Eyre Square, The Hardiman’s unparalleled location is perfect for exploring the heart of the City. We’re just a one minute walk from both the train and bus stations and within strolling distance of the best shopping areas, theatres, pubs and restaurants.

Galway is in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way and The Hardiman is a perfect base for day trips to many iconic tourist destinations. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery and gorgeous seascapes. Discover the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren, the Aran Islands and the wild beauty of Connemara.
Restaurants: Dine-in style at our Gaslight Brasserie, Oyster Bar or Oyster Lounge

The Hardiman has been a meeting place for locals and visitors for generations. This historic hotel first opened its doors in 1852 to cater to well-heeled Victorian travellers and to this day it’s at the heart of Galway’s social scene. The grand features and sumptuous furnishings evoke memories of an era of elegance and romance.

The Hardiman, there are plenty of dining options to choose from. Enjoy Afternoon Tea in the Oyster Lounge, cocktails and light bites in the stylish Oyster Bar or spoil yourself with dinner in the Gaslight Brasserie. We’re also the perfect destination for large private dining events, family celebrations and corporate events.

In Room Dining at the Hardiman

The Hardiman offers outstanding levels of service in its In Room Dining offering.

Choose from an extensive menu that offers exceptional flare using the finest Irish produce, prepared with passion. Our commitment to providing a memorable experience with safety at the forefront has never been stronger. We will ensure that we provide the highest health and safety standards to guarantee your peace of mind and comfort, we have revised our service format to one that we describe as “take out but in your room”. All our packaging is Irish made and 100% bio-degradable