Galway Races Packages

The famous and iconic Galway Races Summer Festival, boasts seven days of superb racing, hospitality, entertainment, stunning fashion and an electric atmosphere that continues to draw people from Ireland and abroad to experience the magic that is ‘The Galway Races'. 

If you’re looking for hotels near Galway racecourse, then book your stay at the Forster Court Hotel Galway. Our hotel is 4 miles/ 6km from the racecourse, which takes around 15 minutes by car or taxi. There is also a frequent bus transfer service from Eyre Square to the racecourse, which is the ideal option to avoid any traffic delays. 

Make sure you book early if you’re going to the popular Galway Races Summer Festival, as our boutique hotel with just 50 stylish rooms disappear very quickly for that event in particular. It’s little wonder, with our choice of room types, with comfortable beds, free Wi-Fi, en-suite bathrooms and our on-site award-winning Hyde Bar & Gin Parlour.

Hyde Bar & Gin Parlour

Unwind in our stylish Hyde Bar & Gin Parlour, serving brunch all week long and with a host of pre and post-racing dining options and live music nightly. Hyde Bar and Gin Parlour is an exciting addition to the Galway social scene; an elegant and stylish gin bar in Galway City Centre, stocking over 500 gins from around the world. 

Great City Centre Location 

Our city centre location, just around the corner from the Train and Bus Stations and just off Eyre Square, with frequent bus transfers to the Galway Racecourse, planning your Galway Races hotel accommodation has never been easier. View our location near Eyre Square.


Hotel for Galway Races in Galway City Centre. Boutique Hotel near Eyre Square Galway  


  • Choice of stylish bedrooms; Superior, Double, Twin or Triple Bedrooms.
  • Be part of the action and enjoy the Galway Racing Festivities safe in the knowledge that your bedroom awaits at the end of the day to freshen up and unwind.
  • Great city centre location, just steps from Eyre Sq. and nearby Train and Bus Stations. Bus Transfer available direct from Eyre Sq to the Galway Racecourse.
  • Relax in Hyde Bar & Gin Parlour with great food and entertainment. If you fancy a tipple, make sure to check out our HYDE Gin Bible - with over 500 Gins from around the world. 

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The Forster Court Hotel | Galway | City Centre Location

City Centre Location

Situated on Forster St. off Eyre Square in Galway City Centre. Just 2 minutes walk from Train and Bus Stations.
The Forster Court Hotel | Galway | HYDE - Bar & Gin Parlour

HYDE - Bar & Gin Parlour

Elegant, Stylish & Refined. Serving food until 9pm daily. Stocking over 500 Gins from around the world.

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