Christmas in Galway

Have yourself a merry little Christmas and enjoy your festive trip to the Maldron Hotel Sandy Road in Galway.

It really is the most wonderful time of the year. Enjoy the cosy surroundings with us this year and indulge in the fantastic festivities and flavours on offer. Explore the city with captivating seasonal spirit, crisp frosty air and all the Galway cheer. Let our chefs spoil you with homely fare. Let our attentive staff take care of your every need. Let the festive atmosphere enhance your stay but most importantly let us be your home this Christmas.

Festive Christmas Celebrations

This Christmas, why not celebrate the festive season in style at Maldron Hotel Sandy Road! Whether it is an informal family lunch, your end of year staff party or just a few casual post-work drinks and finger food in the Point Bar, we have menus to suit all tastes and budgets. Delicious festive lunch and dinner menus start at just €20.95 and tasty finger food sharing platters begin at just €8 per person. We also have excellent value overnight rates available for accommodation in our luxury guest rooms – rates start at just €39 per person B&B for twin and double rooms.With live music on selected nights, soak up the festive atmosphere at Maldron Hotel Sandy Road this Christmas!

Christmas Eve

Upon arrival at the hotel for your Christmas break, you will be welcomed by our team. After check-in enjoy Christmas treats such as delicious mince pies and our homemade mulled wine. Spend a leisurely while discovering your Christmas home. As dusk draws in, your evening celebration commences with a festive four course meal. Soak up the cheerful atmosphere in the Point Bar where our local musicians will keep you entertained.

Christmas Day

Spend the morning relaxing with breakfast at your leisure. After breakfast witness the true spirit of Christmas when a visit from Santa will evoke a heart-warming scene of delightful happy faces and excitement, with gifts for all. Later in the afternoon, it’s time for the main event, Christmas lunch, with all the trimmings, prepared by our Head Chef. Spend the afternoon at a gentle pace – enjoy a stroll in Terryland Forest Park on our doorstep or perhaps play a traditional board game. Later in the day why not enjoy the Christmas cinema which will be available with a range of films showing at different times. Later in the evening, enjoy a light buffet supper at your leisure before retiring to the Point Bar with family, old friend or new to enjoy the final hours of Christmas night.

St Stephens Day

St Stephen’s Day celebrations begins with a hearty breakfast, then while-away the afternoon by discovering some of Galway’s best loved shops, explore all Galway has to offer or simply take time to relax in one of our cosy corners where you can curl up with a book. Dinner on St Stephens’s night is a relaxed affair, spend the remainder of the evening at your leisure or join the jovial gathering in The Point Bar for songs and stories into the night.

On December 27th enjoy our famous Vitality breakfast before your trip home!

New Year’s Eve

Make your New Year’s Eve celebration one to remember! Join us in the Olive Tree Bistro for a spectacular 4 course meal, prepared by our Head Chef Mahmoud Soliman. At just €35 per person it is a wonderful treat to commence the celebrations! Afterwards, enjoy live music and the bustling atmosphere of the Point Bar.

Our New Year’s Eve package includes 2 nights’ accommodation and full Irish Breakfast with Table d’Hôte evening meal one evening in the Olive Tree Bistro.

Following a peaceful first sleep of the year, enjoy a hearty full Irish Breakfast before kick starting your New Year’s resolutions with a costal walk in the crisp sea air to Salthill and ‘Kick the Wall’ like a local! Explore the streets of Galway or take advantage of the Christmas Sales!

Our two night break with Full Irish Breakfast each morning and dinner on one evening is just €169 per person sharing.

Gift Vouchers

Treat that special someone to a Maldron Hotels gift voucher, a superb gift whatever the occasion and redeemable throughout the hotel. Monetary gift vouchers are available for purchase online or directly at the hotel and can be bought for as little as €25 for all kinds of treats. From dinner in the Olive Tree Bistro, afternoon tea for two or a night of pure luxury in our penthouse suite; you can guarantee whatever is chosen will be the perfect gift. You have the option of receiving an e-gift voucher which can be downloaded immediately, alternatively, you can choose a gift card in a presentation wallet which will be sent in the post. A gift card from Maldron Hotels is redeemable in any Maldron Hotel in Ireland and also throughout our sister brand, Clayton Hotels.

We have also created some voucher packages which are redeemable here at Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway:

  • Afternoon tea for two in the Olive Tree Bistro or The Point Bar. Enjoy a selection of sandwiches, mini scones with cream, preserves & butter, sweet treats and a selection of herbal, breakfast and infused teas or freshly brewed coffee.
  • Table d’hôte dinner for two. Enjoy a four-course meal in the Olive Tree Bistro for two people

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