FAQ – Galway

How to get there

Where exactly is The Dean Galway?

Located at 80-86 Prospect Hill, The Dean is just a stone’s throw from Eyre Square, smack bang in the heart of Galway’s city centre and cultural district.

Is there parking?

There is no on-site parking at The Dean Galway, however our friends at the nearby City Park on Fairgreen Road a 24 hour carpark offer a special rate of €12 for a continuous 24 hours on validated tickets, just ask our team for the best rates.

The car park is a 4 minute walk from us.

The Dean Galway to City Park Fairgreen Road: Map Route HERE

Alternatively, you can find public parking at the Dike Road Carpark just a short 6 minute walk away!

Your stay

Do you offer luggage storage?

Of course! We can store luggage outside of check in hours until guests room is ready. Dump your bags and get exploring!

Is there Wi-Fi?

Yes we have instant access to superfast FREE wifi throughout the building, no codes or log in required, just connect and get browsing.

POWER Gym at The Dean Galway is due to open in June. Guests will get complimentary access to the facilities and will be able to avail of discount rates for group classes and PT sessions. Visit for more information and timetables.

Is there a hairdryer / iron in the room?

Hairdryers are provided in all bedrooms. We also have hair straighteners available, just ask reception.

Irons and ironing boards are available from housekeeping during your stay, just ask at reception.

Can I smoke in my room?

Smoking is only permitted outside in designated smoking areas.

Food & Drink at The Dean Galway

Is breakfast available?

Breakfast is available from Sophie’s Restaurant & Rooftop Terrace from 7am Monday to Friday, and from 8am on weekends. We can also deliver breakfast straight to your room if you don’t fancy getting out of bed!

You can add on breakfast to your booking prior to arrival, or simply pop upstairs and the team at Sophie’s will look after you with a nice table. Check out our breakfast menu at 

Is there room service?

Yes! You will find a room service menu in your room with loads of yummy options, whatever the time day or night.

How do I make a booking at Sophie's?

You can book online at  or contact our reservations team on or phone (09) 174 9210