Galway Hotel Awards
The Connemara Coast Hotel has received a number of high profile awards over the years.
These awards come from associations recognised both nationally and internationally and include the McKenna Guides, Irish Accommodation Services Institute, Green Hospitality, Georgina Campbell and TripAdvisor.
Every year the McKenna Guide editors set out to find hotels in Ireland who enshrine enthusiasm, energy and accomplishment while providing true and genuine hospitality. Their findings this year have been published in "The John & Sally McKennas' Guide to 100 Best Places to Stay in Ireland 2013", previously named the Bridgestone Guide. The Connemara Coast Hotel featured for the past four years in the Bridgestone Guide and this year is honoured to be listed in the newly named guide.
In this years publication they describe the hotel that posses the 'Blink Moment'. "You simply have to walk in the door, see the gleam and sparkle, view the ocean glinting through the glass, hear someone greet you warmly, and the Blink Moment is complete." Furthermore they state the hotel is "....the essence of hospitality; the essence of welcome; the essence of Irishness...."
The Connemara Coast Hotel received an Excellence Award from TripAdvisor in June 2012.
This award is presented to hotel's that receive consistently great reviews from their guests
on the TripAdvisor website. TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site and the hotel is
very proud to have received such a prestigious award from them.
At the Irish Accommodation Services Institute Awards in early 2014 the Connemara Coast Hotel was presented with a Gold Star Award in the 4 Star Hotel category. There were 27 finalists in this category, of which the Connemara Coast Hotel received a Gold Award and was pipped at the post for the Supreme Award in this Category.
The Gold Star was awarded for achieving excellence in accommodation services standards for the quality, hygine and cleaniness of its bedrooms and public areas. This is the fourth year running that the accommodation team in the Connemara Coast Hotel received awards from the IASI for their consistently high standards.