Merriman Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel in Kinvara with restaurant and bar/lounge

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Merriman Hotel

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Front of property
Premium bedding, desk, iron/ironing board, free rollaway beds

Overview of Merriman Hotel

8.2 out of 10 Very good
8.2/10 Very good

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Non-smoking
Main Street, Kinvara, Galway, IE
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Wedding services
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Rollaway/extra beds available (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Lift

Room options

Triple Room

  • 9 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Double Room

  • 9 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Twin Room

  • 9 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Family Room

  • 9 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds

About this area

What's nearby

  • Eyre Square - 25 min drive
  • National University of Ireland-Galway - 26 min drive
  • Quay Street - 26 min drive
  • University Hospital Galway - 28 min drive

Getting around

  • Shannon (SNN) - 50 min drive
  • Ardrahan Station - 15 min drive
  • Gort Station - 20 min drive
  • Athenry Station - 22 min drive


  • Pier Head Bar & Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Murphy Store - 5 min walk
  • Enoteca Il Molo - 5 min walk
  • Murphy Store Kinvara - 4 min walk
  • Keogh's - 2 min walk

About this property

Merriman Hotel

When visiting Kinvara, Merriman Hotel is a great choice to consider. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge.


English, French, German

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 32 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until midnight
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services


  • 1 building/tower


  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Premium TV channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding
  • Free rollaway/extra bed

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Tides Bistro – On-site bistro.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately EUR 10 for adults and EUR 6 for children


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Merriman Hotel Kinvara
Merriman Hotel
Merriman Kinvara
Merriman Hotel Hotel
Merriman Hotel Kinvara
Merriman Hotel Hotel Kinvara

Frequently asked questions

Does Merriman Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Merriman Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Merriman Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Merriman Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Merriman Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
Is there an on-site casino at Merriman Hotel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Caesar's Palace (29-min drive) and Claudes Casino (29-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Merriman Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with activities such as boat tours, hiking and rock climbing, and practise your swing at the nearby golf course.
Are there restaurants at or near Merriman Hotel?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant, Tides Bistro.
Does Merriman Hotel have rooms with private hot tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep-soaking bath.
What's the area around Merriman Hotel like?
Merriman Hotel is located a short 14-minute walk from Dunguaire Castle.



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8/10 Very good

Nice 1night stay over
Rosie, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice hotel, food delicious, staff v friendly and helpful, traditional music was great, beautiful area but weather was terrible, but would be beautiful place in summer. Easy to get there.
Dolores, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

David, 1-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Need to improve heat and cleanliness
First room was dirty and had not been serviced They were very apologetic and gave another larger room which was very cold Given 2nd heater that was broken They bought a 3rd heater and left in room but they didn't plug in so room cold Breakfast nice next morning and staff helpful
Ger, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Paraic, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent hotel
Very nice hotel. Friendly staff and comfy rooms.
Chris, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Marcus, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Terence, 1-night trip
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