Group Activities

Looking for something fun to do while in Galway? There’s a range of great group activities you can enjoy on your trip whether you are looking for something challenging or just a fun game, there is something for all to take part in.

Galway Foot Golf

Galway Foot Golf is a great group activity combining the competitiveness of Football and the leisure of Golf. Galway Foot Golf is located in Loughrea, Galway. It is a perfect activity for a group that are looking for something fun and easy to play. It is also good for a group who are looking for a competitive, skilful and unique sport.

Asylroom Escape Rooms Galway

Asylroom Escape room Galway is the perfect activity for anyone looking for a team building exercise that is very different to what anyone else has tried before. Asylum Rooms are centrally situated on Dominick in Galway city. The idea behind the activity is that a group of people are locked into a themed room and have to have to find their way out of the room by solving a mystery in 60 minutes. There are 3 rooms available at the same level of difficulty including Sherlocked, Se7en Sins and Da Vinci Code.

Great Escape Rooms Galway

Great Escape Rooms Galway are located on Abbeygate Street, Galway. It is great fun for any group looking for a fun day out, a stag, hen or team building exercise that is something out of the ordinary. You are locked into a room and have to try and escape in 60 minutes. You have to observe your surroundings and work as a team to solve each mystery so that you can make a connection that will help you escape from the room. It is the perfect activity if you are looking for something that is exciting, provides tension and helps you work as a team.

Eile Mental Activity Park Galway

Located in Lettergunnet, Furbo Galway, Eile Mental Activity Park is a fun way to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a fun outdoor group activity. It brings together new and exciting activities while enjoying the great outdoors and the stunning view of Galway Bay. There are many different activities to choose from for your group including Laser Tag, Paintball, Archery, Orienteering and Disc Golf. Each is run in both English and Irish.

Galway Treasure Hunts

Located in the city centre, Galway Treasure hunt is a perfect activity for a group who want to stay central, while having fun and seeing the city. Each group is divided into smaller teams. Each group is given a digital camera along with a challenge book. Inside each book is the mission and it outlines how each team can receive maximum points to win the event. Each challenge is dotted along the route map and team members have to take photos to prove that they were at each landmark in Galway City Centre. Extra points are given for funny or creative photos. After the treasure hunt is complete a prize giving ceremony takes place for the winning group.

Segway Adventure

Located throughout Ireland, Segway Ireland is an extremely fun activity to do with a group of friends or colleagues. Segway Adventure can be done in NUIG, Corrib Village. There are a wide variety of activities that you and your group can do including Segway Polo, Segway Water Battles, Segway Nerf Zone, Extreme Segway Frisbee, Segway Croquet, Segway Obstacle Course, Segway Treasure Hunt and Segway Fun-Glides. Segway Adventure is the new way and extremely fun way to play games.

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Common Questions

  • Location & Parking

    What are the hotels Eircode / Post Code?

    The Eircode is H91 ET6N.

    What are the hotels Sat Nav co-ordinates?

    Latitude 53.2860258 / Longitude -9.045065900000054

    What’s the best way to get to the hotel from the airport?

    Dublin airport – Galway: There are buses running from 5 am until 12:30 am each day with gobus, citylink and bus Eireann. You can also get a taxi to Heuston station if you wish to take the train from 7:35 am to 7:35 pm.

    Shannon airport – Galway: Bus Eireann runs a bus from 7:10 am until 10 pm every day.

    Knock airport – Galway: Bus Eireann runs a bus from 8:55 am until 8 pm every day.

    The train and bus station are located just a 15-minute walk from us here with a taxi costing between 6 – 9 euro.

    Does a public bus service pass by Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway?

    Yes, the 407 bus runs every 30 minutes. If you are coming from the hotel and you are going into town, the 407 bus stop is on the Headford Road beside Terryland Shopping Centre (Dunnes Stores) and it takes you to Eyre Square stop 2. If you are coming from town and you are going to the hotel, the 407 is at stop 2 on Eyre Square you get off at the bus stop on the Headford Road across from Terryland Shopping Centre (Dunnes Stores).

    How far away is the hotel from the City Centre?

    The hotel is located just a 15/20-minute walk to the city centre. There are taxis available at the touch of a button that cost between 6-9 euro and there is also a bus stop located just outside the hotel with all bus times available at reception.

    Do you have underground parking?

    Yes, we have complimentary underground parking available to all our guests.

    Do you have to pay for parking at Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway?

    No, Maldron Hotel Sandy Road offers complimentary parking for guests and visitors.

  • Hotel Services

    What time is check-in?

    Check-in is 3 pm.

    What time is check-out?

    Check-out is at 12 pm.

    Can I book a babysitter?

    Yes, once you pre-book, we can organise a babysitter.

  • Rooms

    Is the hotel a non-smoking hotel?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Sandy Road is a fully non-smoking hotel.

    Is the hotel wheelchair accessible?

    Yes, the hotel is fully wheelchair accessible. There are lifts from the car park up to reception and all the floors. We also have 13 ground floor rooms. 61 of our rooms have walk-in showers and we also have 8 fully accessible rooms with wet rooms.

    Is the hotel pet-friendly?

    No, the only animals allowed within the hotel are service dogs.

    Does Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway provide travel cots?

    Yes, at the time of booking please note it in the comments or give us a call +353 (0)91 513 200 to reserve one.

    Is there anywhere to buy an adapter?

    We have adapters available in our vending machines.

  • Booking

    How do I amend my booking?

    If you have booked your reservation directly with us over the phone or through our website, amendments can be made over the phone. Give us a call at +353 (0)91 513 200.

    How do I cancel a booking?

    If you have booked the reservation directly with the hotel over the phone or online, you have up until 2pm the day before your arrival to cancel. Cancel your online reservation or call +353 (0)91 513 200 to speak to our reservations team.

    How can I upgrade my stay?

    Upgrade your stay to an Executive Room for €40 or a Superior King Room for €20 on your check-in or with our reservations team directly.

    What payment options are available at Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway?

    We accept all major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard and American Express. We also accept Debit/ Laser cards. Payment can also be made by cash (the receptionist will require photographic proof of identification) and by One For All vouchers and vouchers that have been purchased through our hotel or online.

    Can I claim back on the Stay and Spend Tax Credit Scheme?

    Our hotel is registered for the Stay and Spend Tax Credit Scheme. If you stay with us between 1st October 2020 and 30th April 2021 you can claim up to €125 under this scheme, please see for details.

  • Facilities

    Are there spa facilities onsite?

    No, unfortunately, we no longer have spa facilities on site.

    Is there a gym?

    Yes, we have a well equipped fitness suite which all guests have complimentary access to.

    Does your hotel have a pool?

    No, we do not have a pool on site.

    Is the hotel accessible?

    Yes, we are proud to be verified as offering superb levels of accessibility throughout our hotel. Please click the button below for full details or contact us if you would like any additional information.

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