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About Us

Superb Guesthouse in Galway City


Your hosts Paul & Amy would like to welcome you to Petra House, a family run guesthouse. We are both dedicated to maintaining a high standard of service (and making your stay as hospitable as possible) while providing a traditional genuine Irish atmosphere. each guest can be assured of a warm and friendly ambience in comfortable surroundings with a beautiful décor.

Petra House is a warm welcoming guesthouse, just minutes walk to the heart of Galway City and Eyre Square. Upon entering, you will be met with a warm relaxing and luxurious feeling. At Petra House we pride ourselves on exceptional service. All our rooms are of the highest standard. Single, double, twin and triple, front and rear rooms are all available.

You are guaranteed a warm welcome, exceptional service, quality breakfast and accommodation to a top standard and an experience that will bring you back for more. Keep in touch with loved ones with a centrally located PC & Printer that can be used for reading emails or printing boarding passes.

You can find us in many travel publications including renowned travel writer Rick Steeves. We are Trip Advisor Certified of Excellence and Travellers Choice Award winner in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. “Easy to Find, Hard to Leave”


Petra House is ideally located to explore ll the attractions the West has to offer; The Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, Connemara and the Aran Islands to name but a few. Petra House is centrally located so that you can meander through the medieval streets of Galway with its ample choice of pubs and restaurants.


Petra House is renowned for using fresh, local produce and is prepared for you to the highest of standards by Joan each morning. Home made scones and brown bread will get your senses buzzing each morning.


Petra House is a modern establishment with the highest accommodation standards. Your comfort is most important to us.

Because of this, housekeeping is done each day and rooms are provided with fresh fluffy towels, crisp linen and complimentary toiletries.

All rooms are non smoking and tastefully decorated to create a restful space for you to relax and feel like you’re in “a house from home”.

Complimentary tea and coffee also awaits you in your room. If you have any special requirements before your arrival, they can be arranged on your request.


 Private En-suite Shower Room
 Flat screen TV
 Free Wi-Fi Access
 Central Heating
 Iron, Fans and Tea & Coffee Facilities
 Access to the PC Station and Printer
 Free Secure Off Street Parking (24 hour)
 Outdoor Seated Smoking Area
 Tours/ Ticket Assistance & Information
 Early & Late Departures Catered for ( By Request)
 Daily Housekeeping
 Complimentary Toiletries
 *All our double beds are queen size beds (5ft x 6.6ft)

tripadvisor AWARDS