Galway City offers an experience to be enjoyed, savoured and remembered.
There is a unique buzz and vibrancy to this friendly historic City, which many delight in, and few forget. Music, festivals, horse racing, pubs, restaurants, shops, theatres and Galwegians (The Locals), combine to stimulate this atmospheric mediaeval city of culture. If your planning a weekend break look no further than a weekend break in Galway.
There are plenty of places to visit and activities to enjoy, for those preferring to soak up the heritage and culturewhile on a hotel break in Galway.
Scenic Gaeltacht areas include the Aran Islands and picturesque Connemara,featuring mountains, castles, places and buildings of historic interest, ancient stone walls, turf bogs, long sandy beaches, clear lakes and flowing rivers.
Galway City is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe and, with a population of over 70,000; the 3rd largest city after Dublin and Cork. The city bears the monicker ‘The City of the Tribes’, so called because 14 families controlled the city in its Hiberno-Norman period.
There is also a host of events happening that are perfect for family breaks in Galway or a weekend break away with friends.
Annual events include the Celtic start of Spring festival Fleadh Imboilg (start of February), the Cúirt International Festival of Literature (April), the Galway Early Music Festival (May), the Galway Sessions traditional Irish music festival, the Galway Film Fleadh (July), the Project06 (July), which runs along the Galway Arts Festival (July), Galway Races horse racing festival (start of August), Galway International Oyster Festival(September), the Baboró Galway International Arts Festival for Children (October) and the Tulca visual arts festival (November) to name but a few.
Whether it is a weekend, mid-week break, or something for the family to enjoy Galway offers the lot, and Clybaun Hotel is a great location with a host of special offers to accommodate you on your time in Galway.
O’GORMANS BAR AND BISTRO
Why not relax in the comfortable surroundings of O’Gorman’s Bar and Bistro, and enjoy a leisurely meal with friends or relax with a refreshing beverage. Choose from a wide range of Wines, Beers, Spirits, Liqueurs and Soft drinks. An extensive Bar & Lounge Menu is served throughout the day, offering a variety of local and international flavours. Current offers include a Two-Course midweek Lunch special for only €14 and an Early Bird Dinner menu from just €16.95 (Two-course meal).
Children’s Dinner Menu is only €8.50 (2 Course meal from the Kids menu.)
The Bar & Bistro offers semi-private seating areas with soft retro furnishings, wooden panelling and leather sofas. Kick Back and relax with friends or catch the latest premier match or racing highlights on the Big Screen.
LOUNGE / CONSERVATORY
There is also a Lounge Service Menu which offers High Tea and Break Time options.
Tea for Two is available @ €22.00 per couple : Enjoy an afternoon or early evening Lounge Tea Service with Tea for Two: served on a three tiered tray with a selection of finger sandwiches; Warm Scones with Clotted Cream & Fruit Preserves; and Biscuits. Choose from a range of Speciality Teas
The Tribes Restaurant is open daily for Breakfast service Midweek and Breakfast and Dinner service weekends. Sunday carvery Lunch is also available. Breakfast includes both hot and cold buffets. Dinner service offers a choice of Table D’Hote or A La Carte dining. Special Group menus are also available for those very special celebrations or family occasions.
THE CLYBAUN HOTEL GYM & FITNESS CENTRE FACILITIES GALWAY
NRG Fitness & Leisure Centre Galway offers superior facilities and excellent customer service. As one of the best equipped gyms in Galway the extensive NRG Leisure & Fitness facilities ensures there is something for everyone to enjoy. The club is renowned for being very family-friendly and child friendly.Our Gym is ideal for all types and levels of fitness. Spacious and fully air conditioned, it features a vast range of cardiovascular and resistance equipment, plus circuit training and free weight areas. Ongoing advice and support is always available in a relaxed and friendly environment. Complementing the Gym’s Fitness Arena is a wide and varied programme of aerobic classes and special events, catering for all tastes and participants, from ‘raw beginners’ to seasoned ‘aerobics fans’.
The Swimming Pool in the Clybaun Hotel Galway Fitness Centre is the perfect place to enjoy one of the best forms of all-round exercise, whether you are training or relaxing with family and friends. Swimming lessons are available for guests of all ages. Aqua-aerobics classes are held regularly and thGalway Spas – Gymere is also a toddler’s pool available for children aged 5 months to 4 years old – the perfect introduction to the water. There are a range of fitness classes on offer for all ages from tots to adults.
Some of the facilities available at NRG Health & Fitness are Cardio Theatre, Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, Outdoor Canadian Heated Hot Tub, Sauna & Steamroom and Créche.
Daily Classes are available at €5 per Class for hotel residents, advance bookings are required.
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