• 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 a 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.

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 Grain & Grill Bar where our local musicians will keep you entertained.

Christmas Day

Spend the morning relaxing with breakfast at your leisure at our newly refurbished Grain & Grill Restaurant. 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 Terry-land 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 Grain & Grill Bar with family, old friend or new to enjoy the final hours of Christmas night.

St Stephens Day

St Stephen’s Day celebration 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 Grain & Grill Bar for songs and stories into the night.


On December 27th enjoy our famous Vitality breakfast before your trip home or extend your stay into the new year.

New Year’s Eve

Reign in the New Year in Galway with our New Year’s Eve package which includes 2 nights’ accommodation with breakfast each morning and dinner on one evening in our Grain & Grill bar and restaurant.

Why not head out to the Front Door Bar or down to the Quays Bar which is a 15-minute walk away to ring in the new year.


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