Galway Race Week at The Dean Galway
The Galway Races Summer Festival return to Ballybrit Monday 31st July to Sunday 6th August.
One of the biggest weeks of the year in Galway, race week sees over 100,000 people through the gates of the racecourse over the week long festival. The city is electric at night with most, if not all venues showcasing the best live music the city has to offer. The Dean Galway is located a 15 minute drive from the racecourse making it the perfect race week base!
The Dean Galway as your Race Week spot
This Galway spot offers super comfortable bespoke rooms that are filled with gadgets, treats, and plenty of stuff to make you smile. Located a stone’s throw from Eyre Square, it is a perfect blend of old and new. The Dean has two restaurants for your pre and post race celebrations; Sophie’s Rooftop and Elephant & Castle on the ground floor.
Check out our selection of packages to get your Race Week up and galloping!
Poolside Chilling Before the Races
Located within the Dean, guests can enjoy complimentary access to Ireland’s leading boutique gym and health club, POWER. Chill out before the madness of the races in our brand new Hydrotherapy Pool or Ice Bath. Escape into the earthy heat of our handcrafted cedar sauna, the perfect way to warm-up or relax in our eucalyptus-infused steam room to clear your pores and open your airways, ensuring you leave feeling refreshed before getting ready to head to the race course.
Eat, Drink & Party
From Sophie’s on the roof, which has views to match the extensive food and cocktail menu, to Elephant & Castle’s comfort food and world famous wings on the ground floor. Your race day can start and finish in The Dean Galway. Wine and Dine with amazing panoramic views of Galway City.