Frequently Asked Questions

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 WHAT ARE THE CHECK IN/CHECKOUT TIMES OF THE HOTEL?

Check in is available from 3pm onwards. Check out is 12pm. Late check outs can be arranged at a cost of €25 per additional hour and can be arranged with reception.

 IS ID REQUIRED ON CHECK IN?

Yes. ID is required upon check in and must match the name on the reservation. Passport or drivers licence accepted. Reservations cannot be amended at check in unless ID is provided by the booker.

 CAN I LEAVE MY LUGGAGE IN RECEPTION IF I ARRIVE BEFORE CHECK IN?

Yes, we can store your luggage if you arrive to the hotel before 3pm; there is no charge for this service.

 WHERE IS THE FORSTER COURT HOTEL LOCATED?

We are located on Forster Street inside Galway City, just a five minute walk from Eyre Square. We are just next door to the Galway Tourist Office and in walking distance from the Bus Station. GPS Coordinates: Lat 53.275042  Long 9.0484087

 HOW DO I MAKE A RESERVATION?

To make a reservation, you can book directly on our website here, or you can call our Reservations team on +353 (91) 564111.

 I'M BOOKING FOR SOMEONE ELSE, HOW DO I PAY FOR THEIR STAY?

If a booking is made direct on our webiste and you wish to pay with a company card, please email our Reservations team at reservations@theforstercourt.ie to confirm we can charge the company card provided. You can also call us on +353 (91) 564111.

HOW DO I BOOK USING A VOUCHER?

To book using a gift card or voucher please have your voucher number to hand and contact our Reservations team on +353 (91) 564111. You can also email your enquiry to reservations@theforstercourt.ie. Your voucher will be required on check in as a method of payment.

DO YOU HAVE PARKING AROUND THE HOTEL?

Our recommended car park is operated by iPairc, which is conveniently located behind the hotel. Hotel residents can avail of this car park for a fee of €10 for 24 hours. The hotel is just under a five minute walk from the pedistrian exit on Fairgreen Road. You can see a map of the hotel and car park here.

DO YOU HAVE WIFI?

Yes, wifi is free for all guests and available in all bedrooms and throughout the hotel.

DO I NEED A CREDIT CARD TO MAKE A RESERVATION?

Yes, we require a credit card or debit card for all reservations. This guarantees your room until your arrival date. Your card will not be charged until you arrive at the hotel, unless we require a security deposit prior to arrival (group bookings only).  If you cancel your reservation outside our cancellation policy, you will be charged for the first nights stay.

WHAT IS THE FORSTER COURT HOTEL'S CANCELLATION POLICY?

We require 48 hours notice to cancel a room free of charge. If you cancel your reservation outside our cancellation policy, you will be charged for the first nights stay. This applies to bookings made directly on our hotel website, or bookings made over the phone. Our cancellation policy for The Galway Race Festival is 7 days. For third party bookings, please consult the website.

HOW DO I MAKE A RESERVATION FOR A LARGE GROUP? (HEN PARTY, STAG PARTY, SPORTS CLUB ETC.)

Group reservations may have different rates and booking requirements. To request a reservation for your group or for more information, please contact our reservations team on (091) 564111 or email reservations@theforstercourt.ie.

WHAT SECURITY DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED FOR GROUP BOOKINGS?

With all large groups we require a €50.00 per person security deposit. Which is collected 3 days before the groups arrival date, and must be collected in one amount. We require a pre authorisation of a credit card over the phone or payment in cash on arrival. This pre authorisation will be released on departure when all rooms have been checked. We do not accept payment per person for the deposit; it will need to be collected in advance by the group organiser.

DOES THE FORSTER COURT HOTEL ACCEPT PETS?

We accept licensed service animals only.

IS THE HOTEL WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?

The hotel is fully wheelchair accessible. We have many accessible bedrooms available, with wet rooms. To book this room type please call reservations directly on (091) 564111.

WHAT IF I LEFT AN ITEM BEHIND?

Please contact reception on (091) 564111 and we will check lost property for your item.

HOW CAN I MAKE A SPECIAL REQUEST REGARDING MY STAY?

To request a camp bed, travel cot, wheelchair accessible room, and balcony or for any other requests, please email reception@theforstercourt.ie. We are unable to guarantee your request but will do our very best to accommodate you when possible. If you have specific needs or questions regarding your request, please call the hotel directly on (091) 564111.

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING EXTRA?

To request wine, flowers, chocolates etc please contact our reservations team on (091) 564111, or email us reception@theforstercourt.ie. We will require a credit card to charge for these items.

CAN I REQUEST A SMOKING ROOM?

We are a non-smoking hotel.

WHAT TIME IS BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER SERVED?

Breakfast is served from 7am - 11am. Lite Bites are served from 10am - 12pm. Food is served from 12pm - 9.30pm. Gourmet Sandwich Menu available from 12pm - 4pm. To make a dinner booking for a large group please call us on (091) 564111.

HOW MUCH IS BREAKFAST?

€11.50 per person.

HOW DO I REQUEST A COPY OF MY BILL?

To get a copy of a bill, please email reservations at reception@theforstercourt.ie.

CAN I SEND A FAX TO THE HOTEL?

Yes, our fax number is (091) 539839.

The Forster Court Hotel | Galway | Location

Location

Situated in the East Village of Galway city on Forster street
The Forster Court Hotel | Galway | The hotel bar

The hotel bar

with live music every evening and a delicious bar bite menu
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