Covid 19 Guest Info

Update 25.03.20

In light of yesterday’s revised government guidelines to help slow the spread of COVID 19. We have made the decision that the Forster Court Hotel & HYDE Bar will remain closed until April 30th at present. We apologise for any inconvenience and we ask for your patience and understanding. If you have a booking with us our team will be in contact with you in due course or alternatively we ask that if you can cancel or reschedule your booking online, please do so or email us at or Please visit our website for the most up-to-date information. We wish you and your loved ones well and we look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Update 16.03.20

At the Forster Court Hotel we put the utmost value on our customers and staff’s health and wellbeing.

In a measure to tackle the spread of the Coronavirus and in the interest of public safety, we have made the unfortunate decision to close The Forster Court Hotel HYDE Gin Bar for the foreseeable future

The Forster Court Hotel to close from 12 noon on 16.03.20
Hyde Bar is closed from today - 15.03.20

We apologise for any inconvenience we ask for your patience and understanding. Our team will be in contact with anyone with reservations in due course to make alternative arrangements. Our hearts and thoughts go out to the people who have been affected by the unprecedented events over the last few weeks, and we appreciate the healthcare workers, local communities, and governments around the world who are on the front line working to contain this coronavirus.

Cancellation Policy

Given the impact of COVID-19 on how we work, socialize and travel, we have been adapting our cancellation policy over the past several weeks to the evolving nature of this epidemic. Generally speaking, for guests with existing individual reservations, including reservations with pre-paid rates that are typically more restrictive, we will allow cancellation without a charge once you make us aware up to 24 hours in advance. For guests making new individual reservations between today and April 30, 2020, we will allow those reservations to be changed or cancelled at no charge.

If it is possible for you to cancel your booking on-line we ask that you do so or via email to 

We wish you and your loved ones well and we look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Details last updated as of 25 March 2020. Check HSE website and Dept. of Foreign Affairs for up-to-date details.

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us on +353 91 564111 or> and we look forward to welcoming you back to The Forster Court Hotel in the future. 

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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