Awarded ''Best New Hotel'' in 2007 and ''Best Boutique Hotel'' in Ireland an amazing six times in a row since.
THE HOTEL AT THE CROSSROADS, WHERE HISTORY AND TRADITION MEET LUXURY AND STYLE...
The Twelve is located in the small, idyllic, buzzy resort village of Bearna, Galway on the Western coast of Ireland and just ten minutes from Galway, 'the City of the Tribes.
This year, you will be spirited away with the festive atmosphere within The Twelve. The Twelve is delighted to be a part of the Galway Arts Festival, the Galway Races and the Galway Oyster Festival. Enjoy the great buzz of the Pins and everyone havin' a good time, fab dining options in West at The Twelve, Special Party Nights, BBQs and specially themed cocktail and wine events. Being in Bearna, at the gateway to Connemara, there are infinite opportunities. The Twelve is perched right on The Atlantic Way - Ireland's soon to be famous long distance scenic driving route. Bike through the area and discover Ireland's past, hop on a local's fishing boat and cast your line, climb mountains offering majestic views, meet the food producers on our restaurant trail or play on one of the 3 golf courses just five minutes from your stay. Bearna Golf Course is located only 3 minutes drive from the hotel and bookings can be secured for guests in advance.
Just a stone's throw away is Medieval Galway City where there is another whirlwind of activity with pubs and restaurants, arts, crafts and culture, full to bursting with things to do and people to meet.
From the annual summer Galway Raceweek to the Galway Arts Festival, the Film Fleadh, the Literary Festival 'Cuairt', the World famous Volvo Ocean Race, the two 'Oyster Festivals' - the social events of the season, to the winter magic of Christmas shopping and 'Galway on Ice' - Galway is full of action.
'Galway! It's just one of those places, those special, magical places that everyone wants to visit if they've never been there; that every visitor wants to return to; and that anyone lucky enough to live in, never, ever wants to leave' - IrelandWest.ie
Heritage attractions include the Aran islands with wonderful Dún Aonghasa fort and Ragús the spectacular show of Irish dance, music and song. Connemara is celebrated for its ethereal beauty and has plenty to entertain the visitor. Connemara National Park is a must see as is the magnificent Kylemore Abbey.
For our corporate guests, The Twelve hotel offers a place to rest and strategise a million miles from anywhere, yet just a stone's throw away and always within a modem's reach, making it one of the best hotels in Galway.
For those who need the bright lights, grab a taxi to Ireland's most popular Nightlife City and dance the night away.
This is the life, Irish style. It is all here at the Twelve, a boutique design hotel with a soul and a story, waiting for you to discover it and all its riches at one of the top 4 star Ireland hotels.
Travelling to The Twelve:
The Twelve is easily accessable from Shannon Aiport - just 100km along the motorway. Why not rent a car and come visit us?
Family Fun in Galway
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